Over the last couple of years, Gigi Hadid has become quite a sensation in the modeling world. She’s got the perfect blend of beauty and brains, and it comes as no surprise to anyone that she had tasted success at such a young age.

1. She’s still in school

Despite being a top-notch model, Gigi has always taken her studies seriously. She got her first modeling job right after high-school, but she never dropped her academics.

2. She studies criminal psychology

Shortly after moving to New York in 2013, Gigi enrolled in a private course to study the subject. She intends to pursue criminal psychology after she retires as a model.

3. She had other professional offers too

Despite being a fantastic model, Gigi Hadid had other professional choices to make. Before she took up modeling as a full-time career, she wanted to become a professional volleyball player.

4. She was the captain of the volleyball team back in school

For a while, she couldn’t decide whether to choose to model or play volleyball as her profession. She could have brought home Olympic medals, but her fans are definitely happy she stuck to modeling.

5. She loves kickboxing

One of her favorite workout regimes includes kickboxing. She keeps those gorgeous arms and legs fit by indulging in some heavy boxing at a gym in New York.

6. She’s got supermodel genes

If you’re wondering where she gets her supermodel body from, Gigi’s mother, Yolanda, is a former model.

7. But she works hard

Regardless of what you might say, this young Hadid works hard for her career. She manages to stick to her fitness routine and works very hard to stay in shape.

8. Her first modeling gig was when was just 2 years old

Gigi’s modeling career began at the age of 2. She participated in a GUESS campaign.

9. The Hadid sisters were the first siblings to feature in VSFS together

Gigi and Bella Hadid featured in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show last year. Both sisters were the first siblings to be featured together and they had an amazing time at the fashion show.

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