Yolanda Johanna Jacoba van den Herik, also known as Yolanda Hadid is a Dutch-American former model and media personality at present. She came into limelight for her appearance in the American reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In addition, she also appeared in several TV shows and a music video.
The Dutch-American star was born on January 11, 1964, in Papendrecht, Netherlands. She was born to mother Ans van den Herik and as for her father, information is not available. Unfortunately, he died in a car accident, when Yolanda was only seven. As for the siblings, she has a brother, Leo van den Herik.
She has dual citizenship in the Netherlands and the United States and is white by ethnicity. She follows the christian religion and her birth sign is Capricorn. After the death of her father, she was raised single-handedly by her mother in Papendrecht.
Hadid was married to David Foster, a Canadian musician and shared three kids. Their wedding ceremony was held on November 11, 2011, in Beverly Hills, California, United States. She was engaged to David Foster on Christmas Eve, 2010.
However, the two parted their ways after six years of marriage. Their divorce was finalized in 2017.
The Dutch-American singer, Yolanda was previously married to an American real estate developer, Mohamed Hadid in 1994.
The couple had three children Jelena Hadid (Gigi Hadid), Isabella Hadid (Bella Hadid) and Anwar Hadid, who also followed their mother footsteps in professional careers and are now models and media personalities. However, their relationship did not last long and divorced in 2000.
Yolanda has suffering from chronic Lyme disease and it was first diagnosed in 2012. In December 2012, the doctor did surgery and implanted a port in her arm to treat the disease, and removed a year after.
After two years, she disclosed the news that she can’t read, write and even watch. Additionally, she revealed that her disease was also one of the cause for her divorce but, according to David that was not a sole reason for their separation, as they faced many other personal issues.
The Dutch-American media personality has an estimated net worth over $45 million as of September 2019. The main source of income is from the shows and formerly from modeling.
Hadid was paid $100,000 per episode in the TV reality show The Real Wives of Beverly Hills. In addition, she received a generous amount of $6 million and a malibu mansion after the divorce with her first husband. She has amassed enough to live a luxurious life.
Yolanda was discovered by a former executive of Ford Models, Eileen Ford and signed a contract with the company. Before that, a Dutch fashion designer invited her to model for the runway in place of an injured model due to her stunning looks.
After the contract with Ford, the gorgeous star worked as a model for 15 years in several places across the globe such as Paris, Sydney, Milan, Cape Town, Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, and Hamburg. Wishing to have a family, she resigned from modeling in the 1990s and got married to Mohamed Hadid.
She made a debut on-screen appearance in an American sitcom 1st & Ten as Betty Ann in 1991. Since then she starred in several shows such as Nederlandse Hollywood Vrouwen, Vanderpump Rules, Project Runway, The Real Housewives of New York City and Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid.
Yolanda Hadid is a Dutch-American media personality and a former model known for her charming looks.
She is 55 years old, as of 2019.
She stands 5 feet 8 inches or 173 centimeters tall.
Yolanda weighs around 62 kg or 137 lbs and has an hourglass body which measures 37-26-37 inches.
Jelena Hadid, Isabella Hadid, and Anwar Hadid are the children of Yolanda Hadid.
Her net worth is over $45 million as of September 2019.