Bella Hadid Biography
Full Name: Isabella Khair Hadid
Birthdate: October 9, 1996
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Blue-Green
Manager: IMG Models
Bella Hadid is an American fashion model who was born on October 9, 1996, in Los Angeles, California, USA. Her father Mohamed Hadid is a real-estate developer and her mother Yolanda Hadid is a former model. She also has an older sister Gigi Hadid who is a top supermodel and a younger brother Anwar Hadid who is also a fashion model and a TV personality. She also has two step-sisters Marielle and Alana from her father’s side. When Bella was small, her family moved to Santa Barbara, California where he spent ten years of her life.
After Bella’s parent got divorced, her mother married David Foster who is a music producer. From the marriage, she gained five step-sisters. During her teenage, Bella wanted to participate in the 2016 Olympics carried out in Rio de Janeiro. However, she was not able to go as she was suffering from chronic Lyme disease. Later, it was found out that she along with her mother and brother was diagnosed with the chronic Lyme disease in 2012. The fact that she was suffering from the disease was not announced until the end of 2015.
In 2014, Bella moved to New York City and went to the Parsons School of Design to study photography. Shortly after she enrolled in the school, she was signed by the IMG. She later dropped out of the school to focus on her modeling career. However, recently, she has been thinking of rejoining the school and completing her Photography course after she is done with modeling. Bella has also an interest in acting and is thinking about a career there as well.
Career and Net Worth
Bella started her career in modeling at the age of 16 when she signed a Flynn Skye commercial project. Later, she worked alongside actor Ben Barnes in the “Swan Sittings” by Lesa Amoore. She also starred in the “Smoking Hot” by Holly Copeland and later modeled for Hannah Hayes in the F/W 2013 collection. At the age of 18, she was signed to IMG Models on August 21, 2014. In the same year’s fall, she made her New York Fashion Week debut walking for Desigual. The following year, she walked for Tom Ford in Los Angeles at the spring fashion week. In May, she walked in the amfAR 22nd Cinema Against AIDs Gala fashion show. She also appeared on the cover page of Jalouse Magazine for the first time an later was featured on Day 27 of Love Magazine’s Love Advent.
In 2015, Bella walked at the fall 2015 New York Fashion Week for many designers including Diane von Fürstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Jeremy Scott for whom she closed his show, and Marc Jacobs. Later, she walked at the London Fashion Week, for Topshop Unique and Giles, and at the Milan Fashion Week for Philipp Plein, Moschino, Missoni, and Bottega Veneta. She also walked at Paris Fashion Week for Balmain. At the end of the year, she walked in the luxury brand’s Métiers d’Art Show in Rome for the first time making her Chanel debut. She also appeared on the cover of Seventeen Magazine and has shot editorials for magazines including Elle and Vogue Australian issue. Other than these, she was also on the cover of magazines such as Unconditional Magazine, Grey Magazine, Jalouse Magazine, V Magazine alongside her sister Gigi, Editorialist, Wonderlands 10th Birthday Issue, S Moda, Evening Standard, Teen Vogue, and Twin Magazine F/W Issue. She was also featured in several editorials for several magazines which included Vogue Girl Japan edition, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, W magazine, Town and Country, Pop magazine, three for Glamour magazine, and two for Love magazine.
Hadid was one of the young models to work in Topshop’s Holiday campaign and appeared in Balmain’s Fall ad campaign in 2015 (alongside sister Gigi), as well as starring in the Victoria’s Secret’s younger line, PINK, alongside spokesmodel Rachel Hilbert and Devon Windsor at the Holiday campaign. Later, Bella co-starred alongside Xiao Wen Ju in the Fall/Winter Look Book of Samsung. The Look Book combined both fashion and technology. At the end of the year, Bella received the Break Out Star Women Award for Reader’s Choice Category organized by Model.com.
At the beginning of January, Bella walked at the Paris Haute Couture S/S Fashion Week for the first time making her Chanel Couture debut. Later, she walked at the Paris Fashion Week for Chanel and Miu Miu and also walked exclusively for Givenchy. The same year, she also made her first appearance in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. On November 30, 2016, Bella walked at Victoria’s Secret Fashion show with two looks. She wore a look from the Bright Night Angels segment with a pair of wings and another from Secret Angels.
Bella also starred on the cover of Vogue Turkey, Vogue Me along Korea rapper G-Dragon and other three covers in Vogue for Japan, Italia and Paris edition. Later, Dior Makeup announced their new ambassador as Bella Hadid and she would be starring in a new web series titled “Dior Makeup Live with Bella Hadid” by the fashion house. The same year, she won the Model of the Year at the Fashion Los Angeles Awards by Daily Front Row. She also won the Model of the Year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in London.
She was also ranked on the list of top 50 Models by Models.com.
In 2017, Bella and her sister Gigi started the S/S campaign season together and starred alongside each other in the Fendi and Moschino campaign. In the same year, Bulgari announced that Bella would be the new ambassador for their accessory line. She was also announced to be the new face and ambassador for TAG Heuer. Currently, Bella Hadid’s total net worth is estimated to be 10 million dollars. She was ranked in number nine in the Forbes’ list of World’s Highest Paid Models of 2017.
Before Bella’s modeling career was successful, Bella used to date Mather Morton who is one of the founders of Cha Cha Matcha in New York City. However, the two separated as both wanted to concentrate more on their careers. After that, Bella started dating the American singer Abel Makkonen Tesfaye famously known as the Weekend. In 2015, the two were spotted hanging out at the Coachella where he performed. The two were also seen going on double dates with sister Gigi an then boyfriend Cody Simpson and also with Miley Cyrus and then-boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger.
There were a lot of speculations about the two dating, but the two remained silent about them dating. However, later a tweet was posted by Bella saying “Don’t go around breaking young girls’ heats — The Weekend (@theweeknd)” which confirmed their relationship. Also, at the New York’s Museum of Modern Art, before Weekend’s performance, Bella was seen giving a kiss to him. When asked if they are in love, Weekend said “I don’t know, to be honest with you. I don’t think so. Maybe. It’s no, it’s yes, it’s maybe.” Later, Bella and Abel were seen on a double date with Gigi and then-boyfriend Joe Jonas.
Later, in the New York Fashion Week, the two were holding hands as they leave the show. On Bella’s 19th birthday, Abel gave her a puppy as a gift and named it Hendrix. They also posted many pictures of them celebrating her birthday along Gigi and Joe Jonas. In an interview, When Abel was asked how they met, he said “I actually asked her to be on the artwork for Beauty Behind the Madness. My motive was literally to work with her.” However, Bella initially declined the offer due to which he had to meet her in person. He also said “But if I’d met someone two years ago, I probably would’ve fucked it up. But I’m more — how do I say it? — clear-thinking now.” Bella also appeared in the music video of “In the Night” by the Weekend. In 2016, the pair made their debut on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards. When asked about the night, Bella answered “It was a big night for him. He has worked so hard, and he did so well that night. As a girlfriend, I wanted to be there to support him. Seeing him so happy when he won a Grammy made me so happy.” They also attended the 2016 Met Gala together.
However, on November 10, 2016, the pair broke up with each other due to their work schedule. Abel wanted to focus on finishing his next album but the pair decided to stay friends. After the album the released, the two met again at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show with no Awkwardness. Bella said, “He is my best friend, and I am excited because I am walking during his performance.” The next day, Bella posted a picture of the show with the caption, “Thank you @theweeknd for being the best and most incredible performer on the planet. You KILLED it, as always.” However, recently, Weekend was spotted leaving Bella’s apartment in New York sparking the rumors of the two reuniting.