Who is Alana Hadid?
American fashion designer, model and social media star Alana Hadid was born in Washington, D.C. USA, on 27 July 1985, meaning that her zodiac sign’s Leo. She’s perhaps known best for being a half-sister of Jelena Noura ‘Gigi’ Hadid, who’s a famous American model and TV personality, and is 10 years Alana’s junior; the two girls share the same father, American real estate developer Mohamed Anwar Hadid whose net worth’s been estimated at over $8 million as of August 2023.
Education and early life
Alana was raised in Washington D.C. alongside her sister Marielle, by their father Mohamed and their mother Mary Butler who’s a successful entrepreneur; Alana also has step-siblings Gigi, Bella and Anwar from her father’s marriage to Yolanda Hadid.
Alana grew up being focused on her education. She studied at Langley High School and was mostly into dancing and playing the piano during her time there; she also appeared in a couple of school plays, but had no intention of pursuing an acting career.
She matriculated in 2002, a year earlier than her peers, and then enrolled at University of Arizona, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in political science and government in 2005; Alana continue her education at Bond University in 2010, graduating with a Master’s degree in international relations in 2012.
Alana was advised by her father Mohamad about launching a career as an entrepreneur and businesswoman, and she’s the co-founder of the fashion line La Detresse and the sunglasses line Hadid Eyewear.
She’s recently launched her own emoji line T-shirt brand Current Moji.
Alana’s been invited to make a guest appearance in a number of talk-shows, but prefers to stay away from media; she only accepted an appearance in a 2021 episode of the podcast “Unswtnd + Unfltrd”.
It’s recently been revealed that Alana also often helps her father with his real estate business.
Alana’s highly popular on YouTube, even though she doesn’t have her own channel; she’s been featured in numerous videos uploaded onto the network, while these mostly show her appearing alongside her famous half-sister Gigi. We’re about to cover the three most viewed videos amongst these, which’ve contributed to Alana’s popularity.
The #1 video “Supermodel Gigi Hadid Does Los Angeles Like You’ve Never Seen Before | Vogue” was uploaded by Vogue on 21 July 2016, and has since been watched over 9.2 million times; it follows Gigi spending time with Alana in Los Angeles, California.
Alana’s second most popular video “Gigi & Bella Hadid Sunbathing On Holiday in Mykonos for Elder Sister’s Birthday” was uploaded by Celebrity WotNot on 29 July 2019 and has since been watched nearly 300,000 times; it features Gigi and Bella attending Alana’s birthday party in Mykonos, Greece.
Her #3 most watched video – “Alana Hadid, Shiva Safai, Mohamed Hadid & Gigi Hadid Have Lunch Before Going to a Nail Salon in Beverly Hills” – was uploaded by The Hollywood Fix on 18 November 2015, and has since been watched over 220,000 times; it features the Hadid family having launch in Beverly Hills.
Presence on the internet
Alana’s active and popular on various social media networks, mostly because it’s important for her career as a fashion designer to have a following on the internet.
There are close to 400,000 people following Alana on Instagram today; she’s posted close to 4,000 pictures and videos, and most feature her during her everyday life, whether she’s working, travelling around the world or spending time with her family.
She launched her Twitter account back in 2009, but it’s currently disabled for unknown reasons; over 100,000 people are following Alana on this social media network, which she mostly uses to promote her merchandise.
Alana’s also active on Facebook, and her most recent update was on 14 August 2023; she seems to be using her profile only to stay in touch with those closest to her, such as her father and sisters.
Alana’s more or less popular on TikTok, as over 17,000 people are following her today, while all of her videos combined have been ‘liked’ nearly 600,000 times; most feature her dancing, singing and spending time with her sisters.
Love life and relationships
Alana prefers not to speak about her love life in public, but we still know that she’s today in a long-term relationship with British non-celebrity Alex Stickland.
The two have been spotted spending time together on numerous occasions, and Alana’s also featured Alex in her Instagram pictures; many of Alana’s fans have seen the two together in both Los Angeles and London, England – it’s widely believed that Alex is today working in London as a chef.
There are today rumors circulating the internet, claiming that Alana and Alex have recently become engaged and will be marrying by the end of 2023, but this hasn’t been addressed by Alana.
She’s in a long-term relationship with Alex Stickland as of August 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Alana was the owner of the company Better Bacon Apparel from 2007 through 2009, but was forced to close it after it began losing money. She also worked at Kari Feinstein Public Relations as a senior account manager.
She loves animals; her favorites are horses, and Alana’s an avid horseback rider and has donated money to several animal shelters.
She’s a philanthropist and together with her father and siblings has donated money to various charity organizations; the family mostly supports cancer research facilities, and non-profits aiming to help underprivileged children.
Alana loves pop music and her favorite artists are Ariana Grande and Dua Lipa.
One of her favorite actresses is Gal Gadot, and some of her favorite movies include “Wonder Woman”, “Red Notice” and “Death on the Nile”.
Appearance and net worth
Alana’s age is 37. She has light blue eyes and brown hair, is 5ft 6ins (1.67m) tall and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
Alana’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of August 2023.