The beautiful model Bella Hadid is only 21 and has already been awarded Model of the Year! She signed to IMG Models in 2014, and in December 2016, the Industry voted her “Model of the Year” for Model.com’s Model of the Year 2016 Awards. But we may have never heard oh her if it wasn’t for her sister Gigi Hadid. Bella has been living in her shadow for years, but was finally recognized after she walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2016. Here are 20 things you probably didn’t know about the gorgeous model, courtesy of TheTalko.
1. Her father is a wealthy real estate developer
He lives in a huge mansion in the exclusive neighborhood of Bel Air In LA.
2. Modeling runs in the family
You know that her sister is a famous model, too, but what about her mother? Yolanda Hadid paved the way for her daughters to become models. She used to be a beautiful model herself and is also a good person at heart.
She not only has Gigi, but an older brother, Anwar, and a couple of half-sisters. At one time, she even used to have five stepsisters. Her father has two daughters from another woman, who are both older than Bella.
4. She was born in LA, California, on October 9th, 1996
Moreover, she stands at 5′ 10” tall, and reportedly weighs 121 pounds.
Interestingly, she wears a size 8 shoe and a size 4 dress.
The model loves sneakers, particularly Nike’s classic Cortez shoes. Her favorite food is burgers, and her favorite store is Chrome Hears.
Jese Jo Stark is her longtime bff, and she is pretty remarkable. She is one of the head designers for Bella’s favorite company, Chrome Hearts.
7. Past job
When she was only 14, Bella worked at a juice bar in Malibu.
She has an interesting connection to Kylie and Kendal Jenner, so watch the video to find out more about it in detail.
9. Horse rider
She is a very experienced horse rider, and she started riding horses when she learned how to walk. Wow!
In 2017, she revealed that she is a proud Muslim, thanks to her father.
11. Rubber duckies
She has a collection of these at home, and she only started it when she was 19! Can you believe she even has names for them?
12. Lyme disease
Bella and her brother suffer from lyme disease, just like their mother. The disease has affected her memory.
13. Olympic dreams
She had a dream about competing in the 2016 Olympics, but it didn’t work out because of her lyme disease. Then, she decided to become a model instead.
14. Sneaker game
It’s so unusual that the model is obsessed with sneakers!
15. Staying fit
She sometimes works out for three hours a day to prepare for a runway show. Impressive, right?
She went to Parson’s school of design for photography to follow her passion.
When she was 17, she was arrested and taken to jail.
18. Plastic surgery
In 2016, there were rumors that her father funded her plastic surgery to help her with her modeling career.
There were rumors that she started dating him after Drake attended her 21st birthday in Manhattan.
20. She’s a blonde
Although you all know her to be a brunette, she is actually blonde. She just wanted to be different from her sister Gigi, and we can’t really blme her for that.
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