Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid (born April 23, 1995) is an American fashion model.
She signed to IMG Models in 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council. Over the span of four years, Hadid has made 35 appearances on international Vogue magazine covers.
Jelena Noura Hadid was born in Los Angeles to real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and former model Yolanda Hadid (née Van den Herik). Her mother is Dutch, and her father is Palestinian. Through her father she claims descent from Daher Al Omer, Prince of Nazareth and the Sheik of Galilee. Hadid has two younger siblings, a sister, Bella, and a brother, Anwar, both of whom are also models. She has two older paternal half-sisters, Marielle and Alana. In 2013, Hadid graduated from Malibu High School, where she was captain of the varsity volleyball team as well as a competitive horseback rider.