Gigi Hadid named ‘International Model of the Year’ 21-year-old Gigi Hadid from Los Angeles has been named the best model.
Hadid was selected as the ‘International Model of the Year’ Fashion Awards held in London.
She beat sister Vela Hadid and close friend Kendall Jenner for the title.
“I want to say that I know I am in the social media generation, for which I consider myself very lucky,” Gigi said while accepting the award. She added, “The fashion industry is my family and I am here today because of all of you.”
Giga Hadid is the daughter of Los Angeles real estate tycoon Mohamed Hadid and former model Yolanda Hadid.
Her mother, Yolanda Hadid, runs the reality show ‘Real Housewife of Beverly Hills’.