Gigi Hadid was born
on April 23, 1995 and has turned 27.. So lets find out some interesting facts about her.
Gigi's real name is Jelena Noura Hadid. According to Vogue Paris, Gigi's mother gave her the nickname, which stuck over the years.
Her siblings Bella and Anwar are also successful models — and their mother actually started the business.
Gigi's mom is Yolanda Hadid, a successful Dutch-American model and former star on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."
Hadid told Vanity Fair in 2014 that she was discovered by Paul Marciano when she was 2 years old. This lead to one of her first modeling gigs in a Baby Guess campaign.
Hadid revealed in her Instagram story that if she never became a supermodel, she would've stuck to her college studies in criminal psychology.
She even impressed Gordon Ramsay with her cooking skills and won an episode of "Celebrity MasterChef."
According to a 2015 Vogue interview, Hadid was a very ambitious athlete when she was in high school.
She also noted that she stopped playing sports competitively, but gets her exercise in through boxing.
While she's known to be the oldest sibling of Bella and Anwar Hadid, she actually has two older half-sisters —Alana Hadid, and Marielle Hadid.
Gigi Hadid has graced Vogue covers many times.
This includes covering the front pages of Vogue, British Vogue, Vogue Paris, and Vogue Australia.
Gigi Hadid has said that she and her ex boyfriend Zayn Malik believe in the existence of aliens in an interview to the media.
took to social media to wish
a very happy 27th birthday, calling the supermodel the "best sister."
The model stepped behind the camera to shoot her boyfriend Malik and supermodel Adwoa Aboah for Versus Versace.
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik
broke up last year after six years of dating
. In her first interview since her model Gigi Hadid has opened up about what life lessons this difficult period has taught her.