In recent news, supermodel Gigi Hadid made headlines, after she fought back a bearded man identified as Vitalii Sediuk, who manhandled her as she was leaving the Max Mara runway show during Milan Fashion Week. The 21-year-old social media star elbowed her attacker in the face, after he grabbed her from behind and lifted her off the ground! Hadid has garnered praise for her prompt response to her attacker, after she put her kickboxing skills to good use and fended him off! Curious fans of the stunning beauty are searching the Internet for Gigi Hadid’s wiki and Gigi Hadid’s net worth. Stay right where you are, because we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the Victoria’s Secret angel, including Gigi Hadid’s boyfriend, Zayn Malik!
Gigi Hadid’s Net Worth: $4.0 Million
Gigi Hadid’s net worth is estimated to be around $4.0 million! Considering the fact that she is only 21-years-old, Hadid definitely has a long way to go! Most of her salary and earnings come from walking the runway for her celebrity designer friends and numerous product endorsements. Hadid has earned a whopping $3 million from modeling for Maybelline, Guess, and Versace, while the rest comes from magazine shoots and covers, along with her Victoria’s Secret contract.
Gigi Hadid’s Boyfriend: Zayn Malik
Hadid makes headlines for her personal life as well as her professional life. She has dated a string of celebrities in the past, which only adds to her popularity and social media appeal. Hadid was in a long-term relationship with the Australian singer, Cody Simpson from 2012 to 2015. After their breakup, she briefly dated singer Joe Jonas, but has been in a serious relationship with One Direction star, Zayn Malik since then. In 2016, Hadid and the 23-year-old Malik were featured in a Vogue photoshoot together.
A Star is Born
Born Jelena Noura Hadid on April 23, 1995, Gigi Hadid grew up in L.A. Her mother is Yolanda Hadid, a Dutch former model and a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, while her father, Mohamed Hadid is a real-estate developer. Today, Gigi might be fashion royalty, but she’s a royal by blood, as well! Hadid is a descendant of The Prince of Nazareth and the Sheikh of Galilee, Daher Al Omer, through her Palestinian-American father.
Hadid has two younger siblings, Bella and Anwar, who are models as well. The Hadid-Foster family is large, blended and closely-knit, as Gigi has two older half-sisters, Marielle and Alana on her father’s side, and five step-sisters through her mother’s second marriage to music producer, David Foster. Hadid was an all-rounder at Malibu High School, where she was a competitive horseback rider as well as the captain of the varsity volleyball team. She graduated in 2013, and moved to New York to pursue a modeling career, enrolling at The New School.
Hadid was discovered by the Guess co-founder, Paul Marciano and modeled for Baby Guess when she was only two years old! Eventually, she left modeling to focus on school, but couldn’t keep away for long. In 2011, Hadid was signed by IMG Models and subsequently became the face of Guess the following year. She made her New York Fashion Week debut in 2014 and since then, there has been no looking back for the blond-haired, blue-eyed beauty.
That same year, Hadid was named one of the 12 rookies in Sports Illustrated‘s annual swimsuit issue, and was ranked among the top 50 models in the world. In 2015, Hadid’s modeling career reached new heights, after she was named Maybelline’s brand ambassador and walked the runway in the prestigious Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. By then, Hadid had modeled for top designers like Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Michael Kors and Max Mara. In 2016, she became one of the top models and had designers like Versace, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, Balmain and Diane Von Furstenberg vying for her attention.
To date, the gorgeous Gigi has graced the covers of numerous magazines including Vogue, Teen Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Numero and W Magazine. Besides her flourishing modeling career, Hadid has appeared in a BMW M2 commercial as well, along with music videos like her boyfriend Zayn Malik’s “Pillowtalk,” Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood,” Calvin Harris’ “How Deep Is Your Love,” and former boyfriend, Cody Simpson’s, “Surfboard.” The 5’10” tall model has also made guest appearances on reality TV shows like MasterChef and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.