Hilaria Baldwin (born Hillary Lynn Hayward-Thomas, January 6, 1984) is an American yoga instructor, entrepreneur, podcaster, and author.
She was the co-founder of a chain of New York-based yoga studios called Yoga Vida
In December 2020, she faced allegations that she faked her Spanish accent and misled people about her nationality and ethnic background.
Baldwin was born Hillary Lynn Hayward-Thomas in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 6, 1984, the daughter of Kathryn Hayward and David Thomas Jr.
Baldwin claims that she was raised in a Spanish-speaking household and traveled to Spain annually.
Baldwin stated she has been vegetarian since age five.
Baldwin is of English, French-Canadian, German, Irish, and Slovak descent.
She attended the Cambridge School of Weston, a private co-educational high school in Weston, Massachusetts.
Baldwin started practicing yoga around age 20.