Anwar Hadid

Hadid in 2016, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Anwar Mohamed Gerard Hadid

Date of Birth: June 22, 1999

*Palestinian Arab (father)
*Dutch (mother)

Anwar Hadid is an American fashion model and television personality. His siblings are Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid, who are both models, with Bella also being an equestrian.

Anwar’s father, Mohamed Hadid, was born in Nazareth, a largely Arab city in Israel, and is an Arab Palestinian. His father is of the Muslim religion, and has said, “I wouldn’t call myself a ‘devout’ Muslim… but I’m very proud of my heritage”). However, Anwar’s sister Bella has stated, “He [their father] was always religious, and he always prayed with us. I am proud to be a Muslim.”

Anwar’s mother, television personality, model, and interior designer Yolanda Hadid (née Yolanda van den Herik), is Dutch, from Papendrecht.

A DNA test whose results Anwar’s sister Gigi displayed on her Twitter page stated that Gigi’s genetic ancestry is:

*69.2% European
——–*21.5% Italian
——–*16.7% French & German / Netherlands
——–*8.0% Broadly Southern European
——–*6.0% British & Irish
——–*6.0% Broadly Northwestern European
——–*5.9% Broadly European
——–*4.1% Spanish & Portuguese
——–*0.6% Greek & Balkan
——–*0.3% Ashkenazi Jewish
*26.9% Western Asian & North African
——–*15.3% Western Asian
——–*7.0% North African & Arabian
——–*4.6% Broadly Western Asian & North African
*3.5% Unassigned
*0.3% Sub-Saharan African
——–*0.1% Senegambian & Guinean
——–*0.1% Broadly West African
*0.1% East Asian & Native American
——–*0.1% Broadly East Asian & Native American

Anwar’s paternal grandfather was named Anwar Mohamed Hadid.

Anwar’s paternal grandmother was named Kharia Daher. Anwar’s father has said that he is descended from Zahir al-Umar, an autonomous Arab ruler of northern Palestine in the mid-18th century.

Anwar’s maternal grandfather was named Gerard van den Herik.

Anwar’s maternal grandmother is Johanna “Ans” Groenenberg (the daughter of Jacobus Johannes “Jan” Groenenberg and Maaike “Maai” van Gelder). Jacobus was the son of Jacobus Teunis Groenenberg and Johanna Knikman. Maaike the daughter of Adrianus van Gelder and Elizabeth den Ottelander. Ans is pictured here.

Source: Genealogy of Anwar Hadid –

4 Responses

  1. passingtime85 says:

    You are obnoxious.

  2. mycarf123123 says:

    The DNA test results might be off because some western DNA test are not calibrated with ethnic regions of non-western DNA such as the Middle East and North Africa (speaking about Arabs).

  3. follers says:

    He looks like Ansel Elgort (perhaps that makes a certain amount of ethnic sense).

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