Hailey Bieber is one of the most popular and influential celebrities of the 21st century. She is a model, a media personality, a socialite, and the wife of pop star Justin Bieber. But how did she become so famous? What are the secrets behind her success? Here are some facts and insights into the life and career of Hailey Bieber.
Early Life and Family
Hailey Bieber was born on November 22, 1996, in Tucson, Arizona, as Hailey Rhode Baldwin. She is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin, the youngest of the Baldwin brothers, and graphic designer Kennya Deodato Baldwin. Her mother is a Brazilian of Italian and Portuguese descent and her father is of English, Irish, Scottish, French and German descent. Hailey has an older sister, Alaia, who is also a model. Hailey was named after Halley’s Comet, which was visible in the sky the year she was born.
Hailey grew up in Nyack, New York, where she attended public school until the age of 13, when she was homeschooled. She was raised as an evangelical Christian and attended Hillsong Church, where she met her future husband, Justin Bieber. Hailey was interested in ballet and music from a young age, but she decided to pursue modeling after being inspired by her cousin, Ireland Baldwin, who is the daughter of Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger.
Hailey started modeling in 2014, when she signed with Ford Models, a New York agency. She appeared in magazines such as Tatler, LOVE, V and i-D, and in campaigns for brands such as French Connection, Ralph Lauren, and Tommy Hilfiger. She made her runway debut in October 2014, walking for Topshop and Sonia Rykiel. She also posed for American Vogue, Teen Vogue, Jalouse, L’Officiel, Wonderland, Miss Vogue, W, Self, and Marie Claire. She was described as a “fresh face” by the latter, who featured her on their cover in May 2016
In March 2016, Hailey signed a contract with IMG Models, a high-profile modeling agency that represents supermodels such as Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss, and Bella Hadid. She walked for Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Prabal Gurung, Jeremy Scott, and Elie Saab, among others. She also became the face of Guess, UGG, Karl Lagerfeld, and Adidas. She collaborated with Australian label The Daily Edited to create a line of accessories, and with UK footwear brand Public Desire to design a collection of shoes. She also launched her own makeup line with ModelCo, an Australian cosmetics brand
Hailey has been featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in 2018, and in the Maxim Hot 100 list in 2017 and 2018. She has also been nominated for several awards, such as the Teen Choice Awards, the People’s Choice Awards, and the British Fashion Awards. She has been praised for her versatility, professionalism, and charisma as a model. She has also been recognized for her influence on fashion trends and social media, where she has over 50.7 million followers on Instagram , and 11.4 million on TikTok.
Media Personality and Socialite
Hailey is not only a model, but also a media personality and a socialite. She has hosted several shows on television, such as Drop the Mic, a rap battle show on TBS, and American Beauty Star, a beauty competition show on Lifetime. She has also appeared as a guest on shows such as Saturday Night Live, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Carpool Karaoke, and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. She has also starred in documentaries such as The American Meme, a Netflix film about social media stars, and Seasons, a YouTube series about Justin Bieber’s life and music.
Hailey is also known for her friendships and relationships with other celebrities. She is close friends with Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Kylie Jenner, and Hailee Steinfeld, among others. She has also dated singer Shawn Mendes, rapper Drake, and actor Cameron Dallas, before marrying Justin Bieber in 2018. Hailey and Justin had a secret courthouse wedding in New York in September 2018, followed by a lavish ceremony in South Carolina in October 2019. The couple has been open about their love story, their faith, their struggles, and their plans for the future. They have also collaborated on several projects, such as the song “10,000 Hours” with Dan + Shay, and the clothing line Drew House.
Skincare Brand Rhode
Hailey is also a skincare entrepreneur, who launched her own brand Rhode in June 2022. Rhode is a line of “beauty and wellness merch” that encompasses everything from makeup and fragrances to hair and skincare. Rhode is Hailey’s middle name, which she shares with her husband Justin, who uses his middle name Drew for his streetwear label Drew House.
Rhode’s first products focus on hydration and healing the skin barrier, and include a peptide glazing fluid, a barrier restore cream, and a peptide lip treatment. The products are vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, and dermatologist developed. They are also packaged with recyclable post-consumer materials, and customers can send back their empty items to the company to recycle and receive a discount on their next order.
Rhode is not only a skincare brand, but also a social impact initiative. Hailey launched the Rhode Futures Foundation, which aims to invest in and support 1000 women and their families by 2023. The foundation partners with three organizations that provide women, especially women of color, with the resources needed to direct their own futures: Accion Opportunity Fund, Black Mamas Matter Alliance, and the LIFT Family Goal Fund. Rhode has committed a minimum of 1% of sales to support their efforts and the women they serve.
Hailey has been working on her skincare line for years, joining other celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Scarlett Johansson, Rihanna, and more. She said that she wanted to create a line of “efficacious, intentional skincare essentials” that nourish the skin barrier and give a glazed finish. She also said that she wanted to make products that are based on science and great formulation, and simplify the mysteries and complex narratives behind skincare.
Why is Hailey Bieber Famous?
Hailey Bieber is famous for many reasons. She is a successful model, a media personality, a socialite, and the wife of Justin Bieber. She is also a fashion icon, a beauty guru, a philanthropist, a skincare entrepreneur, and a role model. She has a unique style, a charming personality, a positive attitude, and a loyal fan base. She is also a woman of faith, who believes in God and in herself. She is not afraid to express her opinions, to stand up for what she believes in, and to pursue her dreams. She is a star in her own right, and a force to be reckoned with. She is Hailey Bieber, and she is famous.