Gigi Hadid Net Worth
Gigi Hadid is an American model and reality television star. She has approximately $29 million in net worth. Gigi is one of the highest-paid models on the planet. She earns between $9 to $10 million annually courtesy contracts with companies such as Maybelline, Evian, BMW, Versace and Tommy Hilfiger.
Jelena Noura Hadid was born on 23rd April, 1995 in Los Angeles. He is famously called Gigi. She was born to Yolanda Hadid (former model and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star) who is Dutch and Mohammed Hadid. His father earned his fortune through Ritz Carlton hotels as well as other high-end real estate dotted across the globe.
Gigi was brought up in Santa Barbara, California. She went to Malibu High School and graduated in 2013. Her dream to pursue a career in criminal psychology at The New School was swapped for a career in modeling. Her younger siblings are models. At the age of 8, her parents divorced. Gigi’s father according to reports compensated Yolanda heavily after their divorce. Yolanda found love in David Foster in 2011. The marriage came to an end in 2017.
Gigi was discovered very early at the age of two by Paul Marciano of Guess clothing. After modeling for Baby Guess for a while, she returned to school to focus on academics. She made a return to modelling in 2011. Gigi became the face of a Guess campaign in 2012. In 2013, Gigi signed with IMG while in New York.
The beautiful model walked for the Desigual show in February 2014 before appearing on the cover of CR Fashion Book Magazine. 2014 saw her star in Tom Ford Eyewear’s autumn/winter campaign with Patrick Schwarzenegger. Her career only saw blossoming after her breakthrough in 2014.
Hadid’s first appearance as a model was in December 2015 in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. She was Model of The Year in 2015 by the Daily Front Row as well as an ambassador for cosmetics brand Maybelline. Gigi walked for Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Michael Kors, Jean Paul Gaultier, Anna Sui, Miu Miu, Giambattista Valli, Balmain, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jeremy Scott, Missoni, and H&M, and Max Mara.
Her face has been splashed on several magazine covers including Vogue (United States, Paris, Italy, Britain, Japan, Spain, Australia, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany, and China), Numéro, Allure, Teen Vogue, Paper magazine, Dazed, and Harper’s Bazaar (United States, Malaysia) as well shoot a number of editorials for magazines like VMAN, Elle, Grazia, Sports Illustrated, and V Magazine.
The model has suffered a few legal troubles as a result of copyright fouls. Photographer Peter Cepeda sued Gigi for posting a picture of herself taken by Peter on her Instagram page without permission to do so. The case was later settled out of court. Gigi once again found herself on the wrong side of the law when she posted images of herself without leave from the photographer to do so.
She ran into another controversy when her sister Bella posted a video on Instagram showing Hadid holding a cookie in the shape of the Buddha whiles squinting her eyes. This was deemed gross disrespect to the religious figure. The backlash especially from Chinese audiences is deemed to be the reason behind her pulling out of the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show held in China.
Gigi Hadid dated Australian singer Cody Simpson between 2013 and 2015. She was featured in his music video for the songs “Surfboard” and “Flower”. After they separated, she was romantically involved with Zayn Malik in the latter part of 2015. After breaking up in March 2018, the lovers patched up briefly in June only to split for the second time that same year. The lovers reunited again in 2020.