Following in the footsteps of their mother Yolanda Hadid who was a model, Bella and Gigi Hadid have taken the modeling industry by storm. Through impeccable work ethics, the sisters have established themselves as top models and have been associated with numerous fashion brands over the course of their careers. They have also appeared on many magazine covers and editorials, as well as walking the runway for several fashion designers. As a result, their thriving careers have been pumping them with tons of dollars every year since it was kicked off.
Although the Hadid sisters have worked together on many occasions, collaborating on some projects, their financial standings are not on par. One has an upper hand over the other when it comes to their wealth status. Check out who earns more amongst the famous models and equally, their age difference.
Gigi Hadid is Worth More Than Her Sister Bella
Gigi Hadid took to modeling at a very young age, precisely when she was two years old. Although she took some time off to complete her basic education, she made a comeback in her teens and has not looked back ever since. Through her successful modeling works, the blonde beauty has accrued an estimated net worth of $29 million, a figure that is $4 million higher than her sister’s net worth estimated at $25 million.
The level of success Gigi and Bella have attained in their careers has thus far, gained them numerous accolades. The former won the International Model of the Year Award by the British Fashion Council in 2016 and the latter received the 2016 Model of the Year: Women (Industry’s Choice).
The Hadid Sisters Are Among The World’s Highest Paid Models
With earnings of $8.5 million and $9.5 million, Bella and Gigi Hadid made the 2018 Forbes list of the highest-paid models in the world, occupying the 8th and 7th spots respectively. In the next year, the sisters who are ranked among the most sought-after models across the globe raked in earnings of almost $10 million each. This is not surprising as the supermodels have walked the runway for eminent designers in the fashion industry.
In the fall of 2014, Bella made her catwalk debut for Desigual. She has since gone on to walk for Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Max Mara, Moschino, Givenchy, Miu Miu, Bottega Veneta, Chanel, Versace, Dior, Jeremy Scott, and Balmain.
In like manner, her sister has walked the runway for Desigual, Chanel, Michael Kors, Max Mara, Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger, Fenty x Puma, Versace, Balmain, and Miu Miu. Gigi has additionally featured in numerous ad campaigns throughout her career. In 2012, she appeared in three ad campaigns for Guess while also serving as the face of the clothing label. She has also appeared in Tom Ford’s Eyewear autumn/winter campaign, Tom Ford Velvet Orchard Fragrance, as well as being the face of Max Mara accessories and Stuart Weitzman for the S/S 2017 campaigns. In 2015, Bella starred in the ad campaign for Botkier Bags, Boghossian Jewels, Calvin Klein, Chrome Hearts, Victoria’s Secret’s PINK, and Ralph Lauren Denim & Supply.
Gigi and Bella Hadid have additionally boosted their earnings by serving as brand ambassadors. While the former has been associated with brands such as the Australian fashion swimwear line – Seafolly, Maybelline, Tommy Hilfiger, and Reebok, the latter is the brand ambassador of Dior Beauty, Bulgari’s accessory lines, and TAG Heuer.
Bella Hadid Holds The Record For Most Vogue September Covers in a Year
Since kickstarting their modeling careers, Bella and Gigi Hadid have appeared on the covers of many top-notch magazines. While Gigi put a start to her career in 1997, she garnered much popularity after signing with IMG Models in New York in 2013. She then landed her first magazine cover appearance in the next year, appearing on the cover of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book magazine. Since then she has gone on to feature on the covers of W Magazine, Allure, V Magazine, Numéro, and Harper’s Bazaar (USA, Malaysia). Also, she has made 35 cover appearances on the international Vogue magazine.
Similarly, Bella Hadid has been the cover girl of numerous widely read magazines across the globe. She began her career in 2012 but got signed to IMG Models in August 2014. Four months later, she bagged her first magazine cover appearance on Jalouse Magazine, followed by another appearance on Love Magazine. She has gone on to feature as the Cover girl for Seventeen Magazine Mexico, V Magazine, Grey Magazine, CR Fashion Book, Teen Vogue, British GQ, Sunday Times Style, Glamour, Elle, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, S Moda, Twin Magazine F/W Issue, and Unconditional Magazine.
Following Bella’s appearance on the cover of five international editions of Vogue magazine – Brazil, Australia, China, Arabia, and Spain in September 2017, she established a new record for the most Vogue September covers in a year. She broke the record formerly held by Linda Evangelista in 1993 and Doutzen Kroes in 2013. Furthermore, Bella Hadid has featured on the editorials for magazines such as V Magazine, Vogue Paris, Glamour UK, Dazed Magazine, Love Magazine, W Magazine, and British GQ. On the other hand, Gigi has had editorials for Vanity Fair, Vogue, Paper Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Elle, V Magazine, and VMAN.
The Two Have Pursued Other Interests Besides Modeling
In 2016, Gigi Hadid partnered with Tommy Hilfiger to design a capsule collection that was launched at the New York Fashion Week. In the same year, she collaborated with Stuart Weitzman, designing a boot collection called Gigi Boot for the brand. The following year, she partnered with Vogue Eyewear and Messika Jewelry to release her own collections. She further released the second season of the collections in 2018 and equally released her fourth and final capsule collection with Tommy Hilfiger that same year. Also in 2018, Gigi released her sneakers collection in collaboration with Reebok.
Gigi has also made appearances in films and TV shows such as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2012-2016), Ocean’s 8 (2018), Pirelli Calendar (2018), Scobby Doo and Guess Who? (2020), and Beat Bobby Flay (2020). Her sister also has some acting credits under her belt. They include Private (2016), and Dior Beauty with Bella Hadid (2016-2017). Like Gigi, Bella Hadid has also ventured into fashion designing, releasing three collections of sunglasses called Hellz Bellz in partnership with Chrome Hearts.
The sisters are also real estate investors. Bella purchased a $6.1 million penthouse condo in the Soho neighborhood of New York City in the year 2019. Meanwhile, Gigi made her own real estate investment four years back when she bought a two-bedroom condo for $4 million in the same Soho Neighborhood. She additionally purchased a $5.8 million duplex in the same building in 2018. As philanthropists, Gigi and Bella Hadid have donated to several charitable organizations over the years. They include the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Feeding America, and NHS Charities Together.
Bella Hadid is One Year Younger Than Gigi Hadid
Although the two elite models can pass for twins, Gigi Hadid is one year older than Bella. Gigi arrived into the world on April 23rd, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, and was given the birthname of Jelena Noura Hadid. Bella, on the other hand, was born Isabella Khair Hadid in Washington, D.C, on October 9th, 1996. The sisters have one younger brother named Anwar Hadid who is also a model. They are the children of Mohamed and Yolanda Hadid.
Bella studied photography at the Parsons School of Design in New York City before dropping out to focus on her modeling career. In like manner, Gigi dropped out of The New School in New York City where she was studying Criminal Psychology to pursue a career in modeling.
Quick Comparison Between Bella and Gigi Hadid
|Bella Hadid||Gigi Hadid|
|Height||5 feet 8.89 inches (1.75 m)||5 feet 10.5 inches (1.79 m)|
|Net Worth||$25 million||$29 million|
|No. of Acting Credits||7||6|
|Highest-grossing Film||–||Ocean’s 8 – Grossed 297.7 million|