Zaha Hadid was an outstanding and creative architect. In 2004, she won the Pritzker Architecture Prize and became the first women in the world to receive this prize. She was named as the “Queen of the curve” by the magazine, The Guardian. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Zaha Hadid in 2018.
Early life and biography:
Zaha Hadid was born on 31 October 1950 in Baghdad, Iraq. She was born into a rich family. Her father, Muhammad Hadid was a businessman who founded the al-Ahali group and National Demographic Party.
Her mother, Wajiha, was an artist. She attended the American University of Beirut. For higher studies, Zaha went to the Architectural Association School of Architecture.
Talking about the personal life of Zaha Hadid then, she was unmarried. She never dated any boy in her entire life. Her personality was very kind. Zaha Hadid died on 31 March 2016 due to a heart attack.
Career, Awards, and Nominations:
After completing her education, Zaha started working with Koolhaas. Koolhaas was also a great architect and professor at the American University. In 1980, Zaha started her company, “Zaha Hadid Architects” in the London. Apart from running her own company, she was teaching architecture at the University of Chicago and Cambridge University.
In 1991, she designed her first project, Vitra Fire Station. The design made by Hadid received tremendous recognition. Later, in 1999, she got an opportunity to design Bergisel Ski Jump. The year 2000 was the turning point in her life because she got a contract for designing an art museum. Zaha is also regarded as the first women in the United States to build an art museum. This museum named as Contemporary Arts Centre. How many of you know the prestigious Ordrupgaard Museum?
Well, this museum is also built by Zaha Hadid. From 2005, she got some big projects. Zaragoza Bridge Pavilion, which is based in Spain, was also constructed under the Zaha’s leadership. Some of her other big projects were: “National Museum of Arts of the 21st Century”, “Sheikh Zayed Bridge”, “Guangzhou Opera House”, “London Aquatics Centre”, “Galaxy SOHO”, “Port Authority Building”, “Dongdaemun Design Plaza” and “Vienna University of Economics and Business”.
As an architect, she earned a massive recognition. She was appointed as the member of the American Academy of Arts and Letter and American Institute of Architects. Zaha Hadid was placed at the 69th position on the Forbes list of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women”. In 2010, she was honored with the “Stirling Prize” for her extraordinary architectural designs. Zaha won the RIBA European Award in the same year.
Net Worth and Earnings:
Zaha Hadid had a net worth of around $225 million. She made millions of dollars as an architect. Zaha was the world-class architect. Though Zaha was very rich, she lived a very simple life. Most of the important buildings in the world were designed by Zaha Hadid.
On 31 May 2017, Google gave a special tribute to Zaha with a Doodle. This Pritzker Prize winner architect had impressed millions of people in the world through her architectural works.