Halima Aden - Bio, Net Worth, Boyfriend, Somali, Miss Minnesota, Model, Sports Illustrated, SI, Swimsuit, Hijab, Burkini, Bikini, UNICEF, Age, Height
Halim Aden is an American fashion model. She rose to prominence after she became the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. She reached up to the semi-finals. Her participation in the beauty pageant gained her national attention. She then signed to IMG Models. She also became the first hijabi to appear in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue. She has over 890k followers on her Instagram.
What is Halima Aden Famous For?
- The first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA.
- The first hijabi to appear in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.
Where was Halima Aden Born?
Halima Aden was born on 19 September 1997. Her birth place is at a refugee camp based in Kakuma in Kenya. Information about her parents is currently unavailable. She belongs to black ethnicity and is of Somali ancestry. She moved to the United States at the age of 6 and later acquired the citizenship of the United States. She settled in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. Her religion is Islam. She has a younger brother.
She attended Apollo High School. She was voted as their school homecoming queen at high school. After graduating from high school, she attended St. Cloud State University.
She received national attention in 2016 after she competed in the Miss Minnesota USA.
She became the first woman to wear a burkini and a hijab.
She reached the semi-finals in the beauty pageant.
Her fame after the Miss Minnesota USA earned her a modeling deal with IMG Models. She signed a three-year contract with renewal.
She participated in 2016 Milan Fashion Week and London Modest Fashion Week.
She made her debut at the New York Fashion Week for Yeezy Season 5 in February 2017.
She has served as a preliminary and telecast judge of the Miss USA 2017 pageant.
She has walked for numerous designers, including Maxmara, and Alberta Ferretti.
She posed for American Eagle and British Glamour.
She was also cover of a CR Fashion Book.
She was the first hijab-wearing model to walk international runways and to be signed to a major agency.
She became the first hijab-wearing model on the cover of Vogue Arabia, Allure, and British Vogue.
She is also the brand ambassador of UNICEF.
She also became the first hijabi to appear in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue in 2019.
Who is Halima Aden Dating?
Halima Aden is unmarried. She is reportedly single. No rumors regarding her relationship have surfaced yet. She might be dating someone. She has maintained a low profile regarding her personal life.
She lives in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
What are Halima Aden Body Measurements?
Halima Aden stands at a height of 1.66 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 and a half inches tall. She has a slim body build. She has dark brown eyes and her hair color is black. She wears shoes of size 7.5 (US).
What is Halima Aden Net Worth?
Halima Aden is one of the aspiring models. She has worked several modeling gigs in America and in Europe. She has modeled for Max Mara, Philipp Plein, Alberta Ferretti, Yeezy by Kanye West, American Eagle OutFitters, Clavin Klein Women, and Fenty Beauty by Rihanna.