As they always say, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. Although there is a lot of truth in this, there are however some people who are naturally and generally beautiful and no matter where they go, people will find them attractive. One of these lucky people is Bella Hadid. Bella has won many people’s heart with her beauty and personality. Let’s keep reading to learn more about the biography and net worth of Bella Hadid in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Bella Hadid was born Isabella Khair Hadid on 9th October 1996. She was born and brought up in Los Angeles California. Bella’s dad Mohamed Hadid is a real estate developer while her mom Yolanda Hadid is a former model. Her dad is a Palestinian American while her mom is a Dutch-born American. Hadid’s older sister is called Gigi and her younger brother is known as Anwar. Although they are three in their family, they also have other two half-sisters named Marielle and Alana from her dad’s previous marriage.
Hadid together with her two siblings grew up in Santa Barbara, California in their father’s ranch for ten years. Hadid was an equestrian during her teenage life and she always dreamt of travelling to Rio de Janeiro to attend to the 2016 Olympics. This was however not possible as she developed Chronic Lyme Disease which forced her to give up in 2013. Her condition was however, kept a secret until October 2015. Unfortunately she didn’t suffer from this chronic illness alone but her mum and brother were also diagnosed with the same in 2012.
Hadid later moved to New York City in 2014 and joined Parsons School of Design where she begun studying photography signing to IMG shortly before. Bella however dropped out of school after her career in modeling took a different turn. However, she’s still planning to go back to school but this time she’s decided to put much of her emphasis on Fashion photography.
At the beginning of 2015, Bella begun dating The Weeknd (a Canadian singer) and the two were first seen together at Coachella in 2015. Hadid starred in The Weeknd’s music video titled “In The night” in December the same year. In 2016, the two love birds appeared at the 2016 Grammys as a couple. Their love story however was cut short by their conflicting schedules.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Hadid started modeling at the age of 16 in a commercial project known as Flynn Skye. She also featured Lesa Amoore’s show “Swan Sittings” alongside actor Ben Barnes. In 2013, she modeled for Hannah Hayes’ 2013 co0llection and in other different commercial projects.
Between 2014 and 2015, she participated in different activities and appeared in different magazines after she signed to IMG models. Some of the shows and magazines she featured in include: AIDs Gala fashion show, Tommy Hilfiger and Jeremy Scott’s shows, London Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week, Twin Magazine F/W Issue, Jalouse Magazine, Unconditional Magazine among many others.
Between 2016 and 2017, she featured in many other shows, magazine cover photos and fashion shows. Some of these include: Dior Cruise 2017 show, Givenchy’s Menswear S/S 2017 show, Fendi Haute Couture in Rome, Seventeen Magazine, Exit Magazine, Sunday Times Style, W Magazine Korea and many more.
Hadid has won various awards and nominations since she started her career as a model and below is a list of some of them. 2015 Models.com Industry Awards (Break Out Star-won), 2nd Annual Fashion Los Angeles Awards-2016 (Model of the year-won), British Fashion Awards -2016 (Model of the year-nominated), and finally the 2016 Model.com Industry Awards where she won Model of the year (Women Industries choice) and was nominated as Social media of the year and Model of the Year (women-Reader’s Choice).
Net Worth & Earnings
Bella Hadid has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Although much of her income is from the different contracts she signs as a model, she is also an actor and has appeared in a number of films. She however joined the modeling industry much later after establishing her modeling skills and career.
Just like many other celebrities, Hadid has also been involved in a number of controversies the major one being her arrest on 22nd July 2014. She was charged with DUI and hence her driving license was suspended for a whole year and she also received six months probation. This is however, the only controversy she has suffered from so far.