She started modeling at a very young age
Hadid started her modeling career when she was only 2 years old when Paul Marchiano, the co-founder of Guess Inc., chose her to model for Baby Guess.
Hadid walked for famous designers in her early career
In 2014 she broke through when she modeled for Jeremy Scott and Desigual. Later, she walked for Dolce and Gabanna, Sonia Rykiel, and Tom Ford. Modelling for such designers made her face recognizable on catwalks. She was also chosen by Sports Illustrated magazine as one of the 12 rookies of the year.
She had her mom’s support
Gigi’s mom is the former model Yolanda Hadid who modeled for 15 years and was first discovered by Elleen Ford, the executive and co-founder of Ford Models, one of the most successful modeling agencies in the U.S, also known as a star of the famous t.v show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
She’s the best friend of Kendall Jenner
Hadid is the best friend of the famous model Kendall Jenner who became a public figure since her appearance in Keeping Up with the Kardashians as Kim Kardashian’s half sister, and grabbed everyone’s attention in 2014 when she walked for Marc Jacob’s fashion show.
Her fabulous style
Hadid is known for her attractive face and unique style. She knows what to wear exactly in every occasion. She always chooses the right cut and the perfect accessories. (See What makes female face attractive?)
Hadid is known for being a hard working model and her desire to be a role model. She’s also active on social media. Her Instagram account has about 40 million followers. (See Why do celebrities use Instagram?)
She has been with famous love partners
Hadid dated the famous Australian singer Cody Simpson for two years. After their separation she started dating Joe Jonas and she’s now dating Zayn Malik, the former singer of the famous boy band One Direction.
Being on the cover of famous magazines
Hadid has been on the cover of Vogue, Schön, Teen Vogue, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and Glore magazines. She was also on the cover of Carine Roitfeld’s fashion book.
2015 was a successful year for her
After being chosen as the new Maybelline ambassador, the world’s number 1 cosmetics brand, she modeled for Marc Jacobs, Guess, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Anna Sui and Balmain. Later she became Victoria’s Secret Pink face.
She won many fashion awards
Continuing her success in 2015, Hadid won the First Annual Fashion Los Angeles Award and the Teen Choice Award as Model of the Year. She also won Models.com Industry Award as the Social Media Star of the Year and was the Runner Up Model of the Year by the Industry and the readers’ vote.
Appearing in many music videos and TV shows
Hadid appeared in the t.v show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Master Chef, and Lip Sync Battle, besides acting in 2 short films. Gigi also appeared as the love interest in different music videos as ‘Surfboard’ with Cody Simpson, ‘Simple Things’ with Miguel and ‘Pillow Talk’ with Zayn Malik.
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