Alana Hadid Bio | 10 facts about Bella and Gigi Hadid sister

Alana Hadid is one of the Hadid sisters who works as a fashion designer and model; she is also a social media influencer.

Alana Hadid is a sister to supermodels Bella and Gigi Hadid, and she is also chasing a career in the same industry. However, she is not as famous as her sisters. In this article, you will learn the relationship between Alana and Gigi Hadid here and the truth about her family.

In addition, you will see why most of her family members are well-known in the fashion and beauty industry. To get started, see the top 10 facts about her.

Top 10 facts about Alana Hadid

  1. Alana was born in 1985 and turned 37 on her birthday in 2022.
  2. She is a step-sister to supermodels Bella Hadid, Gigi Hadid, and their brother Anwar.
  3. Alana’s mother, Mary Butler, was Mohamed Hadid’s first wife, and she gave birth to Marielle first before her.
  4. Despite having different mothers, the Hadid ladies have stayed quite close and appear at public events together.
  5. Alana Hadid has a Master’s degree in International Relations from Bond University.
  6. She has founded and co-founded several businesses, including Better Bacon Apparel, Hadid Gallery, and LA Detresse.
  7. Alana Hadid was in a relationship with Alex Stickland, a professional chef, but they allegedly broke up after he cheated on her.
  8. Sources claim that Mohamed Hadid taught all his children some Islamic teachings, even though they did’nt practice the religion. It appears that there are some Muslim principles that Alana still holds close to her heart.
  9. She is quite famous on Instagram, with more than 400,000 followers on the platform.
  10. Several sources claim that Alana Hadid is a millionaire, given her fashion brand and side hustle as a social media influencer.

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Early life, education, and family

Alana Hadid was born on July 27, 1985, in the US, and she will turn 37 years old in 2022. She grew up in an affluent family, and she and her siblings have made their family name even more famous.

Per her LinkedIn profile, Alana went to Langley High School and graduated in 2001. Then, she attended the University of Arizona and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government in 2005. She acquired a Master’s degree in International Relations from Bond University in 2012.

Here are some details about her family:

Mohamed Hadid (father)


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Her father is Mohamed Hadid, a Palestinian Jordanian real estate developer who made his money building luxury hotels and mansions around Bel Air, Los Angeles and the city of Beverly Hills, California.

He divorced Alana’s mother, his first wife, in 1992 and remarried Yolanda Hadid in 1994 before they also went their separate ways six years later. His third wife was Shiva Safai, and they were married from 2014 to 2019 before splitting.

Mohamed Hadid is known for his business maneuvers and negotiating skills. He once outsmarted Donald Trump to acquire high-value land portions in Aspen for $42.9 million to build a 292-room resort. However, he faced several lawsuits from more than 30 creditors and banks and suffered relatively small property losses.

Mary Butler (mother)


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Alana’s mother is Mary Butler and unlike Yolanda and Shiva mentioned above, she was not a model and preferred to lead a quiet life away from the media’s probing eyes.

Marielle Hadid (sister)

Marielle Hadid is the only other child that Alana’s mom bore for her father, Mohamed before they divorced. According to The U.S Sun, Marielle owns an eyewear brand called Hadid Eyewear. She is older than Alana by a few years, making her the oldest Hadid sibling.

Bella Hadid (half-sister)

Although mistaken for Bella Hadid’s sister, the model and Alana’s relationship is partial. They only have a father in common, as Bella’s mother is the Dutch-born model Yolanda.

Bella started her career as a model in 2012 at 16. Before she turned 18, IMG Models agency signed her, and she soon debuted at the New York Fashion Week. In 2016, named her the Model of the Year, and the following year, she broke the record for the most Vogue September covers in one year after appearing in five international editions (China, Spain, Brazil, Australia, and Arabia).

She is among the highest-paid models in the world.

Gigi Hadid (half-sister)

Gigi Hadid is also Alana Hadid’s half-sister. She is Bella Hadid’s big sister, older than her by one year. Gigi was a child model and signed on for IMG Models at 18 before making her New York Fashion Week debut in 2014.

She is among the highest-earning models worldwide and has been named in the Top 50 models of the year by as well as International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council.

Anwar Hadid (half-brother)

Anwar Hadid is the only son of Mohamed Hadid and a half-brother of Alana. He, too, has found his way into the beauty industry by working as a fashion model. He also chases internet fame as a content creator.

With a large family like this and multiple wives, one would expect rifts, but you find quite the opposite regarding the Hadids. They share a close bond with the ladies, always showing up at events and parties together. They also support one another, and their parents are amicable despite being divorced.

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Anwar, Marielle, Alana, Mohamed, Gigi, and Bella Hadid. Image Source: Instagram/@lanzybear


Unlike her famous sisters, Alana Hadid did not quite cut it as a model. However, long before her sisters became big, she was already threading a path in the fashion industry.

For two years after she graduated from university, between 2007 and 2009, she ran a fashion brand called Better Bacon Apparel. Her brand was trying to combine art fashion and social awareness.

After that venture went away, she started a photography business called Hadid Gallery and was both the director and curator. Alana closed the business in 2013 and went to work as a Senior Account Manager for Kari Feinstein Public Relations.

Concurrently, she was also working as a stylist for Curve Boutique. She left Kari Feinstein in 2014 and continued her work with the boutique before she and her sister, Marielle, began their Hadid Eyewear business. Alana Hadid claims to be the designer for the eyewear brand.

Just as she prepared to leave Curve Boutique, she co-founded LA Detresse, a curated collection of women’s clothing, with Emily Perlstein.

Personal life of Alana Hadid

Alana Hadid was in a relationship with Alex Stickland, a professional chef. She shared intimate photos of them together on her Instagram page, but we can confirm that they were not married.


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However, several unnamed sources claim that they have broken up. There were rumors that Alex cheated, but Alana never confirmed the news.

Her father, Mohamed Hadid, has said that he is not a practicing Muslim, although he has never consumed alcohol. It appears that he taught his daughters some things about Islam, but we don’t know what religion Alana Hadid professes to follow.

Social media

On Instagram, she is @lanzybear and has almost 407K followers. Alana Hadid is active on Instagram and posts multiple times a day. Additionally, she has a Twitter account that she rarely uses and has not been updated for almost one year. Her TikTok account has nearly 9K followers, and she says that she has not got the handle of the platform just yet, but she has some videos up.

Alana Hadid net worth

Alana Hadid Bio, net worth, family, career
Alana Hadid Bio, net worth, family, career

Online sources rarely agree on a figure when it comes to personalities that are not so famous, and the same is the case for Alana Hadid. We found a media outlet that claims that she will be worth between $6 million and $9 million in 2022. Meanwhile, another one claims that she is worth about $1.5 million.

Thus, it is hard to determine precisely what Alana Hadid’s net worth is. What we can say is that she is from a wealthy home, and she runs a business that looks successful. Also, with her large Instagram following, she could be making some money as a social media influencer. She seems pretty comfortable and could easily be a millionaire.

Latest news on Alana Hadid

Alana Hadid made the news in July 2022 after she heaped praises on her younger sister Gigi Hadid for being the best mom to her daughter, Khai.


Alana and her sisters enjoy a close kinship uncommon in families with different parents. As already mentioned, even their parents seem to get along, which may explain why the kids are close. She is still chasing her passion for fashion, which began early in her life, and now making money from it. This is what a relatively fulfilling life looks like.

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Obinna is a fiction writer from Lagos, Nigeria, and grew up loving comic book characters and superheroes. He watches lots of action films and writes entertainment and technology articles. He is also interested in science and how things work.

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