Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid ( born April 23, 1995) is an American model, television personality, founder and creator director of clothing line "Guest In Residence".

In November 2014, she made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at

In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council.

Over the span of four years she has made thirty-five appearances on international Vogue magazine covers.

Jelena Noura Hadid was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California

Hadid's modeling career began when she was two years old after being discovered by co-founder of Guess, Paul Marciano 

She started modeling for Baby Guess before stopping to concentrate on school.

Hadid eventually returned to modeling in 2011

She resumed working with Marciano, and was named the face of a Guess campaign in 2012.