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Isabella Khair Hadid (born October 9, 1996) is an American model. In 2016, she was voted "Model of the Year" by industry professionals for Models.com.
Isabella Khair Hadid was born on October 9, 1996 in Washington, D.C. to Palestinian Jordanian real-estate developer Mohamed Hadid and Dutch former model Yolanda Hadid (née van den Herik). Through her father, she claims descent from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and Sheik of Galilee. She has an older sister, Gigi, and a younger brother, Anwar, both of whom are models. She also has two older paternal half-sisters; Marielle and Alana. She and her siblings were raised on a ranch in Santa Barbara, California. The family moved to Beverly Hills after ten years.As a teenager, Hadid was an equestrian and dreamed of competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics, although she competed in equitation, which is not an Olympic discipline. She was diagnosed, along with her mother and brother, with chronic lyme disease in 2012. In 2014, after graduating from Malibu High School, Hadid moved to New York City to study photography at the Parsons School of Design. Before attending Parsons, she signed to IMG Models. She suspended her studies to focus on her modeling career, but has expressed an interest in returning to school once she's done modeling to branch out into fashion photography. Hadid has also expressed an interest in acting.
2012–2014: Early work
Hadid's modeling career began when she was sixteen years old with a commercial project for Flynn Skye. She also appeared in modeling projects such as Lesa Amoore's "The Swan Settings", alongside actor Ben Barnes, and Holly Copeland's "Smoking Hot". Hadid also modeled for Hanna Hayes' Fall/Winter 2013 Collection, and did campaign work for her best friend's, Jesse Jo Stark, family brand, Chrome Hearts.
2014–2015: Rise to prominence
Hadid signed to IMG Models on August 21, 2014. She made her New York Fashion Week debut in September, walking for Desigual. In December, Hadid made her first cover appearance on Jalouse Magazine, and was featured on day 27 of LOVE Magazine's Love Advent Calendar.In February 2015, Hadid made her runway debut, walking for Tom Ford's Fall/Winter 2015 collection. In April, she was featured in two editions of Carine Roitfeld's CR Fashion Book – "Body By Bella" and "Fantasy Campaigns". In May, she walked for amfAR's 22nd Cinema Against AIDS Gala. In the spring, she was featured in a campaign for Botkier Bags. In August, she starred in Victoria's Secret Pink Holiday campaign, alongside models Rachel Hilbert and Devon Windsor. In the fall, she was featured in a campaign for Boghossian Jewelry. In late 2015, at New York Fashion Week, Hadid walked for Diane von Fürstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, and closed Jeremy Scott's show. At London Fashion Week, she walked for Topshop Unique and Giles. At Milan Fashion Week, she walked for Philipp Plein, Moschino, Missoni, and Bottega Veneta. At Paris Fashion Week, she walked for Balmain. In December 2015, she made her Chanel debut, walking for the first time for Métiers d'Art in Rome. She appeared on the November 2015 cover of Seventeen. She also starred in Topshop's Holiday campaign, along with eight models, and was featured again on days 14 and 15 of LOVE Magazine's Love Advent Calendar. She and her sister, Gigi, appeared in Balmain's Fall 2015 campaign. and the Fall 2015 ad campaign for Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply. She co-starred in Samsung's Fall/Winter Look Book with Xiao Wen Ju, which incorporated both technology and fashion.During 2015, Hadid shot editorials for several magazines, including Vogue Australia, Vogue Girl Japan, Harper's Bazaar, GQ, W Magazine, Town and Country, Pop Magazine, Glamour Magazine, and Elle. She also appeared on the covers of Unconditional Magazine, Grey Magazine, V Magazine (with sister, Gigi), Editorialist, Wonderland's 10th Birthday Issue, S Moda, Evening Standard, Teen Vogue, and Twin Magazine's Fall/Winter Issue.
In January 2016, Hadid made her Chanel Couture debut during Paris Haute Couture Spring/Summer Fashion Week. She also starred in Marc Jacobs' campaign, "My America". In February, she walked for Fenty x Puma at New York Fashion Week. She walked exclusively for Givenchy, Chanel, and Miu Miu at their shows at Paris Fashion Week in March. She also starred in Joe's Jeans Spring 2016 campaign. In May, she made her Australian Fashion Debut at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, exclusively opening and closing the Misha Collection Resort 17 show. She also walked for amfAR's 23rd Cinema Against AIDS Gala and Dior Cruise 2017 in London. On May 31, 2016, Hadid became an ambassador for Dior Makeup. She starred in a web series from the fashion house called Dior Makeup with Bella Hadid, and did a tutorial using their makeup for American Vogue's YouTube channel. In June, she walked Givenchy's Menswear Fall 2016 campaign in Haute Couture during Paris Fashion Week. In July, she walked for Versace, Dior, and closed the show for Alexandre Vauthier. She then closed the show for Fendi's Haute Couture campaign in Rome.Hadid started off the Spring/Summer 2017 season during New York Fashion Week, opening for DKNY and walking for Michael Kors, Anna Sui, Ralph Lauren, and Marc Jacobs. During London Fashion Week, she exclusively opened for Versus (Versace). During Milan Fashion Week, she opened shows for Alberta Ferretti and Fendi, walked for Max Mara, Moschino, Versace and Bottega Veneta, and closed for Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini. She also starred in Topshop's Denim campaign. In June, she was featured in Givenchy's Fall/Winter campaign. In July, alongside Frank Ocean, Kate Moss, and others, she was featured in the Calvin Klein Fall/Winter campaign. In August, she starred in J.W. Anderson's Fall/Winter campaign. She also photographed her close friends, the Stark family, for W Magazine. In October, she starred in Misha Collection's campaign, "Gold by Misha". On November 30, she made her Victoria's Secret Fashion Show debut. On December 13, she announced her first clothing line with longtime friend and partner, Chrome Hearts.During 2016, she appeared on the covers of Seventeen Mexico, Self Service Magazine, CR Fashion Book's "#CRGirls", V Magazine, Harper's Bazaar (Spain, Japan, Australia and Russia), Elle (Brazil, United States, United Kingdom, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia), Allure, Double Magazine, Glamour (Germany, United States, Russia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Iceland), Exit Magazine, W Magazine Korea, L'Officiel Russia, Sunday Times Style, British GQ, Flare, and Paper Magazine. In May, Hadid scored her first Vogue cover for Vogue Turkey, and made her short film debut in Tyler Ford's film, Private. In August, she appeared on the cover of Vogue Me with Korean rapper G-Dragon. In September, she appeared in three more Vogue covers for Japan, Italia, and Paris, alongside model Taylor Hill. She was also the star of LOVE Magazine's 2016 Ad.... Discover the Bella Jacobs popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Bella Jacobs books.