Bella Hadid born October 9, 1996 is an American fashion model, signed to IMG Models
in 2014. She was named “Model of the Year” by GQ in 2016. In June 2016, Hadid was
ranked one of the Top 50 models by was born and raised in Los Angeles to real-estate developer Mohamed Hadid and former model Yolanda Hadid.Her mother is a Dutch-born American, and her father is Palestinian American.


Through her father she descends from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and the Sheikh of Galilee. Hadid has two siblings, an older sister named Gigi, who is also a model, and a younger brother, Anwar.

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She has two older half- sisters, Marielle and Alana, on her father’s side.Following her parents’ divorce, her mother married music producer David Foster, through whom she has five stepsisters.


Hadid and her siblings were originally raised on a ranch in Santa Barbara and then
moved out to Malibu while she was still in elementary school.In 2012, her mother
became a star on the reality show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.


As a teenager, Hadid was an equestrian player and had dreams to attend the 2016
Olympics in Rio de Janeiro but had to give up competing in 2013 due to her suffering
from Lyme disease.It was not announced that she suffered from Lyme until October
2015.She and both her mother and little brother, Anwar, were all diagnosed with the
disease in 2012.