Birth Name: Jelena Noura Hadid
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: April 23, 1995
*Arab Palestinian (father)
Gigi Hadid is an American model and television personality. Her siblings are Anwar and Bella Hadid, who is a model and equestrian.
Gigi’s father, Mohamed Hadid, who was born in Nazareth, Israel, is an Arab Palestinian (he is of the Muslim religion, and has said, “I wouldn’t call myself a ‘devout’ Muslim… but I’m very proud of my heritage”).
Gigi’s mother, Yolanda Foster (née Yolanda van den Herik), is Dutch, from Papendrecht.
Gigi’s paternal grandparents were Anwar Mohamed Hadid and Kharia Daher.
Gigi’s father has said that he is descended from Zahir al-Umar, an autonomous Arab ruler of northern Palestine in the mid-18th century.
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