Gigi Hadid is quickly becoming one of the most-watched people in the world. The 20-year-old model and television personality has become very active in Hollywood and appears in the media on an almost daily basis. However, despite the fact that Hadid has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Gigi Hadid. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: She Is Yolanda Foster’s Daughter. You might recognize Yolanda Foster from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, but did you know Hadid is her daughter? Foster is a former model and supports her daughter being in the industry.
Number Fourteen: She Rang the New York Stock Exchange Bell. In February of 2014, Hadid rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange. She made an appearance there with fellow models Natasha Barnard, Kate Bock, Emily DiDonato, and Emily Ratajkowski.
Number Thirteen: Her Father is a Real Estate Mogul. Hadid’s father is Mohamed Hadid, who made a fortune in real estate development. His net worth is estimated to be around $200 million.
Number Twelve: She Dated Cody Simpson. Hadid and Simpson dated until early 2015, although many fans died inside when their relationship ended. Simpson is a rising Australian singer and musician.
Number Eleven: She Made Her New York Fashion Week Debut in 2014. Hadid’s first walk down the runway was for Desigual in 2014 during New York Fashion Week. The experience was especially important to her because she got to walk behind one of her idols, Candice Swanepoel.
Number Ten: Her Step-Dad Is a Grammy Winner. Hadid’s stepfather is David Foster. You know, the Grammy-winning musician. However, he might not be for much longer, as her mother recently filed for divorce from him.
Number Nine: She Was Discovered by Paul Marciano. Hadid was discovered at a very young age by Paul Marciano of Guess. She began modeling for Baby Guess, and then she moved on to Guess Kids. However, she gave up modeling because she was interested in riding horses competitively. She began modeling again when she was 17 years old.