Birth Name: Yolanda van den Herik
Place of Birth: Papendrecht, South Holland, Netherlands
Date of Birth: 11 January, 1964
Yolanda Hadid is a Dutch-American television personality, model, and interior designer. She is the mother of models and television personalities Gigi Hadid and Anwar Hadid, and model and equestrian Bella Hadid, with her former husband, businessperson Mohamed Hadid.
Yolanda is the daughter of Johanna “Ans” (Groenenberg) and Gerard van den Herik. Her mother is pictured here.
Yolanda’s maternal grandfather was Jacobus Johannes “Jan” Groenenberg (the son of Jacobus Teunis Groenenberg and Johanna Knikman). Jan was born in Dordrecht, South Holland. Yolanda’s great-grandfather Jacobus was the son of Teunis Groenenberg and Johanna den Bezemer. Yolanda’s great-grandmother Johanna was the daughter of Arie Knikman and Wilhelmina Christina van Dijk.
Yolanda’s maternal grandmother was Maaike “Maai” van Gelder (the daughter of Adrianus van Gelder and Elizabeth den Ottelander). Maaike was born in Meerkerk, South Holland. Adrianus was the son of Gradus van Gelder and Maaike Paans. Elizabeth was the daughter of Bastiaan den Ottelander and Geertrui van Bruggen.
A DNA test whose results Yolanda’s daughter Gigi displayed on her Twitter page stated that Gigi’s genetic ancestry is:
——–*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
*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
Source: Genealogy of Yolanda Hadid (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com