Jelena Noura "Gigi" Hadid is an American model, television personality, founder, creator, and director of the clothing line "Guest In Residence". In November 2014, she made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council. Over the span of four years, she has made thirty-five appearances on international Vogue magazine covers. Born in Los Angeles, she began her modeling career as a child model for Baby Guess. She signed to IMG Models in 2013 and made her New York Fashion Week debut the following year. She has appeared in numerous high fashion campaigns, editorials and is a spokesmodel for Maybelline.