One of the most sought after international models across the globe, Gigi Hadid is a well-known figure in the modeling industry. She is a spokesperson for Maybelline and has walked for Chanel, Max Mara and Marc Jacobs, among others. Gigi has also worked for Vogue, V Magazine, and Vanity Fair. The model has turned 28 and on this special occasion we will learn some lesser-known facts about her.
That’s not his real name:
Everyone knows her by the name Gigi, although it is not her real name. Her father, Mohamed, and her mother, Yolanda, named her Jelena Noura Hadid. Her mother gave her the nickname Gigi when she was young and, after a few years, she became known by that name.
Her first job as a model when she was two years old:
Paul Marciano, the designer for Guess, first noticed Gigi Hadid when she was two years old, which sparked the start of her modeling career.
She began modeling for Baby Guess before going on hiatus to focus on school. She returned to modeling in 2011. She worked with Merciano again and was named the face of the 2012 Guess campaign.
She is also a part of various music videos:
While everyone knows her as a supermodel with international brands, she has also been a part of many music videos.
Some of these include Zayn Malik’s Pillowtalk, Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood, DNCE’s Cake By The Ocean, and Cody Simpson’s Surfboard and Flower, among others.
Are you passionate about cooking?
Although Gigi spends most of her time working on her modeling commitments, she still finds time to cook. If you pay attention to her Instagram page, she often shares delicious food recipes. She though she also participated in MasterChef on the 2016 episode of MasterChef Celebrity Showdown.