Gigi Hadid was born under the name of Jelena Noura Hadid in Los Angeles, California on April 23, 1995. She's the daughter of a Dutch fashion model and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Yolanda Foster and a Palestinian Real Estate developer Mohamed Hadid---Making her half Dutch Caucasian and half Palestinian-Middle Eastern. Born into a large family, Gigi has a younger brother, a younger sister, two older half sisters on Mohamed Hadid's side of the family and five step-sisters on Yolanda Foster's side of the family. Gigi signed with IMG Models while a sophomore in Malibu High School in 2011. Two years later in 2013, she chose not to attend college after graduating Malibu High School and chose instead to become a fashion model. And off she went to New York City to pursue her dreams of stardom with IMG Models on her side. She became one of the most elite highly sought after fashion models starting in 2014 and she hasn't looked back since. Gigi Hadid continues to model clothing at this exact moment of time.
Gigi Hadid and her mother (And Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member) Yolanda Foster