Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

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Bella Hadid is an American fashion model born on October 9, 1996. She’s been featured on the covers of international Vogue magazines 26 times during her career. In 2022, the British Fashion Council awarded her the Model of the Year title. Time magazine also recognized her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2023.

Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Santa Barbara California Hadid started her modeling journey at 16 years old. She signed with IMG Models in August 2014 and made her debut at New York Fashion Week the following month. By 2016, industry professionals voted her as “Model of the Year” on Models.com.

In 2017, Bella Hadid set a new record by appearing on five Vogue September covers from different countries in one year surpassing Doutzen Kroes. As of 2021, she’s considered one of the most successful models globally with a dedicated fan base. Since 2018, Hadid has consistently ranked among the highest-paid models earning $19 million.

Full NameBella Hadid
Date of BirthOctober 9, 1996
Place of BirthLos Angeles, California, USA
OccupationModel
Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
PartnersThe Weeknd
Marc Kalman
ChildrenNone
Net Worth$25 million

Bella Hadid’s Early Life and Education

Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Isabella Khair Hadid known as Bella Hadid was born on October 9, 1996, in Washington D.C. Her dad Mohamed Hadid works in real estate and is Palestinian while her mom Yolanda Hadid used to model and is Dutch. Through her dad, Isabella traces her ancestry back to Zahir al-Umar who ruled part of Palestine in the 1700s.

She has an older sister named Gigi Hadid, a younger brother named Anwar who are both also models, and two older half-sisters from her dad’s side. Isabella and her siblings grew up on a ranch in Santa Barbara California before moving to Beverly Hills.

When she was younger Bella was into horseback riding and had dreams of competing in the Olympics but she focused on equitation a type of horse riding that’s not in the Olympics. In 2012, she along with her mom and brother was diagnosed with Chronic Lyme disease.

After finishing high school in Malibu in 2014, Bella Hadid went to New York City to study photography at Parsons School of Design. She put her studies on hold to focus on her modeling career but plans to go back to school eventually possibly to study fashion photography. Isabella has also shown interest in acting.

Career

Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Bella Hadid started her modeling career at sixteen with Flynn Skye. She appeared in projects like Lesa Amoore’s “The Swan Settings” and Holly Copeland’s “Smoking Hot” alongside actor Ben Barnes. She also modeled for Hanna Hayes’ Fall/Winter 2013 Collection and did campaigns for Chrome Hearts a brand owned by her close friend Jesse Jo Stark.

In 2014, she signed with IMG Models and made her New York Fashion Week debut for Desigual. She landed her first cover on Jalouse Magazine and was featured in Love magazine’s Advent Calendar.

The following year Bella walked for Tom Ford’s Fall/Winter collection and appeared in Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book. She also participated in amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS Gala and modeled for Botkier Bags and Victoria’s Secret Pink.

Throughout 2015, Bella Hadid was busy with campaigns for Boghossian Jewelry and various fashion weeks including shows for Diane von Fürstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, and Chanel. She made her Chanel debut during Métiers d’Art in Rome and graced the cover of Seventeen in November.

In 2016, Bella Hadid expanded her portfolio with appearances in campaigns for Dior Makeup and brands like Marc Jacobs and Fenty x Puma. She walked for Givenchy, Chanel, and Miu Miu at Paris Fashion Week and made her debut at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

During the year she was also featured on numerous magazine covers including Vogue Elle Harper’s Bazaar and Glamour across multiple countries. She continued to make waves in the fashion industry appearing in campaigns and walking for top designers globally.

In 2017, Bella Hadid’s career soared further as she became an ambassador for Bulgari and TAG Heuer. She walked extensively during fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan, and Paris showcasing Versace Fendi Chanel and more. Bella also starred in campaigns for DKNY, Zadig & Voltaire, and TAG Heuer among others.

Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Throughout the year she continued to grace the covers of prestigious magazines worldwide solidifying her status as a top model in the fashion industry. Her versatility and presence in both high fashion and commercial campaigns continued to make her a sought-after figure in the industry.

In January 2018, Bella Hadid was featured on the cover of Vogue Korea. She also appeared on the cover of British Vogue in March alongside her sister Gigi. In May, she graced the cover of Vogue Japan followed by appearances on the covers of Cosmopolitan, Germany Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue México in July. In September, she starred on the covers of Allure and Pop and in October she appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia.

During the Fall 2018 season, she opened the Off-White show at Paris Fashion Week. She walked the runway in Milan for designers like Tommy Hilfiger, Fendi, and Max Mara and in New York for brands such as Michael Kors and Ralph Lauren. She also walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for the third time that November.

Moving into 2019 at Paris Fashion Week in February Hadid walked for Redemption Haider Ackerman and Off-White. In Milan, she appeared for Versace Fendi and Moschino among others. She also participated in CR Runway’s 90th Anniversary show in New York. Her cover appearances included Vogue Russia in March, Vogue Greece in April, and Vogue Japan and Vogue España in June. She returned to Vogue Japan’s cover in July and was featured on the cover of Elle France in June.

In February 2020, during New York Fashion Week she walked for Tom Ford Oscar de la Renta and Michael Kors. She also appeared in Marc Jacobs’ Fall campaign. In Paris and Milan, she showcased designs for Thierry Mugler and Versace respectively.

Additionally, she graced the cover of Vogue Hong Kong. Her cover features continued in April with Vogue Korea and Vogue Greece and in June with Vogue Paris alongside her sister Gigi. She also starred on the cover of Elle in August and Vogue Italia in September. The year concluded with her appearance on the cover of Vogue Japan in December.

In 2021, she participated in Givenchy’s Fall campaign and Mugler’s Spring/Summer virtual campaign. She was also part of Boss x Russell Athletics’ campaign and appeared on the cover of Vogue España. In May, she walked for Versace’s AW21 show followed by appearances during Paris Fashion Week for Jacquemus.

At the Cannes Film Festival in July, her bold haute couture gown by Maison Schiaparelli garnered significant attention. In 2022 at Paris Fashion Week she closed Coperni’s Spring 2023 show showcasing a slip dress created with Fabrican technology.

Net Worth

Bella Hadid has an estimated net worth of $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Bella Hadid’s net worth is her career as a supermodel. She earns money by modeling for high-end fashion brands, participating in fashion shows, and appearing in advertising campaigns. Additionally, she makes money through endorsements and partnerships with various brands.

Personal life

Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In July 2014, Bella Hadid was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI). As a result, her driver’s license was suspended for a year and she was put on probation for six months. She was also required to do 25 hours of community service and attend 20 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. In a 2022 interview, she mentioned she had stopped drinking.

From April 2015 to August 2019, Hadid had an on-and-off relationship with Canadian singer-songwriter The Weeknd. She appeared in his music video for “In the Night” in December 2015. Their relationship was widely covered in the media and became a topic of tabloid gossip.

In July 2020, Bella Hadid started dating art director Marc Kalman. They made their relationship public in July 2021 during Paris Fashion Week and the Cannes Film Festival. In July 2023, it was announced that they had broken up earlier that spring after dating for three years.

Thom Browne praised Hadid as a once-in-a-generation talent while she has earned recognition as a muse for fashion brands. Her influence on brand profitability known as the ‘Bella Effect’ was notable in 2022 with significant increases in the value of brands she collaborated with such as Jil Sander.

Philanthropy

Bella Hadid Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In November 2018 for Thanksgiving, she volunteered to help prepare 500 meals for the Bowery Mission through the System of Service Hashtag Lunch Bag and Nike.

In April and May 2020, Bella Hadid announced she donated to local food banks in New York City and Feeding America to assist with COVID-19 relief efforts. She also pledged support and donations to charities like Preemptive Love, UNRWA USA, and Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) to aid refugees.

Hadid expressed solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. When protests intensified in May 2020 she announced a donation to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. In June she auctioned her Miu Miu boots as part of a charity event by British Vogue benefiting NHS Charities Together and the NAACP.

In July, Bella Hadid auctioned off her clothing designs made during the COVID-19 lockdown with all proceeds going to organizations such as Your Rights Camp and Feeding America. Following the Beirut explosion in August, she announced donations to thirteen charities in Lebanon.

In September, Bella Hadid donated some of her clothes to a sidewalk sale in Brooklyn benefiting organizations like Abundant Beginnings Collective and Brooklyn Supported Agriculture.

During Christmas 2021, Hadid was seen volunteering at toy drives and soup kitchens including “foodbank4nyc”.