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Yolanda Hadid Biography
Yolanda Hadid (born as Yolanda van den Herik ) is a American television personality and former model. She is also a producer and actress and is of the Dutch origin. Yolanda is best known for starring in the American reality-television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as well as for 1st & Ten: The Championship (1984), Lady Gaga: G.U.Y. (2014) and Model Moms.
Yolanda began modeling when a Dutch designer, Frans Molenaar, asked her to replace one of his models at a show. She was then discovered by Eileen Ford and later signed a contract with Ford Models.
Later, she modeled in Paris, Milan, Sydney, Cape Town, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles and then Hamburg. For 15 years, she modeled. That was before wanting to settle down and start a family. She moved to Los Angeles to start her family after meeting and marrying Mohamed Hadid in 1994.
In 2017, she published her memoir, “Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease.” On January 11, 2018, her reality TV-show competition “Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid” started on Lifetime, it had been developed under the working title Model Moms.
Yolanda Hadid Age | Birthday
Yolanda was born Yolanda van den Herik on 11 January 1964 in Papendrecht, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. She is 59 years
She was born in a family of two that had a Christian background. She has a brother named Leo van den Herik. Her father died in a car accident when she was seven years old and left her mother to raise the two children.
Yolanda has been married twice: her first marriage was to the father of her children, Mohamed Hadid, a real estate developer. They got married in 1994 but divorced in 2000. They have three children; a son and two daughters.
Yolanda Hadid and David Foster | Yolanda Divorce
On 11th November 2011, Yolanda got married to David Foster, a musician, composer and producer. Their wedding took place in Beverly Hills, California , after becoming engaged on Christmas Eve, 2010.
They also got divorced later on 24 October 2017.
Yolanda Hadid Dating
After her divorce from David Foster, she revealed that she was dating businessman Matt Minnis. They began dating in 2017 but as of mid 2018, news broke that they had ended their relationship.
Yolanda Hadid Children | Kids
Yolanda is a mother of three children from her first marriage. Her eldest child is a daughter by the name Jelena Hadid best known as Gigi who was born on 23 April 1995. Yolanda second born is Isabella best known as Bella and was born on 9 October, 1996. Her youngest child is her son Anwar who was born on 22 June 1999.
Yolanda Hadid Anwar Hadid
Anwar Hadid is the youngest child of Yolanda and also her only son. Anwar is a fashion model who is signed to IMG Models. He is the younger brother of Gigi and Bella Hadid. He is also a half brother to Alana and Marielle from their father’s previous marriage.
Yolanda Hadid Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid is the eldest daughter of Yolanda. Gigi is a celebrated fashion model signed to IMG Models. She is also the elder sister of Bella and Anwar Hadid. She is also a half sister to Alana and Marielle from their father’s previous marriage.
Yolanda Hadid Bella Hadid
Bella Hadid is the second daughter of Yolanda. Bella is a fashion model just like her two other siblings. She is also signed to IMG Models. She is a sister to Gigi and Anwar Hadid as well as a half sister to Alana and Marielle.
The former model has a net worth of $45 million.
Illness | Disease | Lyme Disease
In 2012, she was diagnosed with Lyme disease. She has stated multiple times on several episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Hadid reported that she was having a port implanted in her arm in December 2012 to help treat her chronic Lyme disease .
She had the port removed In April 2013. The lady revealed that, as a consequence of the illness, she had “lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV”. She disclosed this in January 2015