Hailey Bieber, once known as Hailey Baldwin, isn’t just a familiar face from glamorous magazine covers or global runway shows. She’s more than just a model; she’s a figure in the media, a business mogul, and soon, a mother. Born into a family of prominence and married to a pop icon, Bieber’s journey is as intriguing as it is inspiring. Here’s a deep dive into her life, legacy, and what the future might hold for her.
A Star-Studded Lineage: The Baldwin Family
Born on November 22, 1996, in Tucson, Arizona, Hailey Bieber was destined for the limelight. Her father, Stephen Baldwin, is renowned for his roles in movies like “The Usual Suspects” and “Bio-Dome”. He’s also the youngest of the Baldwin brothers – Alec, Daniel, and William, who have left their mark in Hollywood. Hailey’s mother, Kennya Deodato Baldwin, hails from Brazil and carries a legacy of design and music, being the daughter of Grammy-winning musician Eumir Deodato.
Her sister, Alaia, is a model and actress. She’s been in ads for big companies like Ralph Lauren and Guess. She’s also acted in movies and TV shows. Hailey’s uncles, Alec, Daniel, and William, are all actors too.
The couple’s love story began on a train in New York City in 1987, leading to marriage and two beautiful daughters: Alaia and Hailey. With such a family backdrop, it’s clear why Hailey, and even her sister Alaia, found their way into the entertainment and fashion industry. Alec Baldwin’s Hollywood prominence further ensured that the Baldwin name carried weight in the entertainment circles.
Soaring High in Fashion and Media
Starting her modeling career at a tender age, Hailey Bieber quickly became a name synonymous with top-tier brands like Guess and Ralph Lauren. By 2014, she was a part of the esteemed Ford Models, and soon her face graced magazines like Vogue and Elle. Designers like Tommy Hilfiger and Versace often had her walking their runways, proving her mettle in the fashion world.
Chelsea Handler & Hailey Bieber encouraging their millions of followers to abort their babies.
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But her talents weren’t just limited to modeling. Bieber dabbled in acting with appearances in “Ocean’s 8” and even co-hosted the show “Drop the Mic” in 2017. Her business acumen led her to launch her skincare line, “Rhode”, in 2022. Collaborations with brands like Jimmy Choo and Yves Saint Laurent further established her as a force in the fashion industry.
Embracing Her Roots
With a lineage that stretches from America to Brazil, and further to Italy and Portugal, Bieber has always embraced her diverse heritage. Proud of her Brazilian roots, she often speaks about the significance of her Portuguese traditions. But her love for the land of her birth is equally evident, as she frequently expresses gratitude for the life she’s built in the United States.
Expecting a New Chapter
One of the most anticipated updates in Hailey’s life is her journey to motherhood. The internet has been abuzz with news of her expecting her first child with husband Justin Bieber. However, the path hasn’t been without its challenges. Hailey has voiced concerns about the undue scrutiny and the cruelty of online trolls.
In Justin’s words, “I’d really like to have a little group of our own. But it’s Hailey’s decision about her body”. Both she and Justin have also expressed their excitement about this new chapter.
The Road Ahead
With over 50 million followers on Instagram, Hailey Bieber wields considerable influence. She not only showcases her work but also emphasizes topics close to her heart, such as mental health and body positivity. As she stands at the cusp of a new journey, both as a mother and a continuing icon in the media world, the world watches with bated breath for what’s next in the life of Hailey Bieber.