Who is Halima Aden?
Halima Aden is a famous American fashion model and actress. She is best known for being the first woman to wear a hijab in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. In addition, Halima became the first women with a Hijab and Burkini to be featured in Sports Illustrated.
Full Name: Halima Aden
Age: 22 years old
Date of Birth: 1997-09-19
Birthplace: Kakuma, Kenya
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Height: 5 ft. 5 inches
Weight: 50 kg
Profession: Model, actress
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
She was born in Kakuma, Kenya on September 19, 1997. She was born in the Kakuma refugee camp and she is currently 22 years old. At the age of 6, she moved to the US and settled in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Hamila holds Somali and American citizenship but ethnicity is Somali. Talking about her education history, she joined Appolo High School and her classmates voted her as their school homecoming queen. In addition, Halima is a student at St. Cloud State University.
She rose into fame after she competed in the Miss Minnesota USA who became the first woman to wear a burkini and a hijab. Halima became the semi-finalist of the pageant and her fame helped her to sign with IMG Models and she signed a three-year contract with renewal.
Furthermore, she made her participation in the 2016 Milan Fashion Week and also in London Modest Fashion Week. In February 2017, Halima made her debut at the New York Fashion Week for Yeezy Season 5 and she served as a preliminary and telecast judge of the Miss USA 2017 pageant.
Moreover, she walked for numerous designers like Alberta Ferretti and Maxmara. Likewise, she posed for British Glamour and American Eagle. Also, Halima became the first hijab-wearing model on the cover of Vogue Arabia, Allure, and British Vogue.
Halima is currently working as the brand ambassador of UNICEF and became the first hijabi to appear in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue in 2019.
Halima has a younger brother and she was raised by her single mother but there is no information about her father.
Relationships and Affairs:
Halima Aden is currently single. She has not been linked with any other person till date. Halima is currently living her single life and she has not disclosed any information regarding her personal life. Halima is busy in her career and studies so she might not have got time to be in a relationship.
She has a height of 5 ft.5 inches and weighs 50 kg. Halima has black eyes and black hair. Her body measurement is 33-23-33.5 inches and her bra size is 33C.
Net Worth and Salary:
Halima must have earned a decent sum of money from her career however, she has not disclosed her exact net worth, salary, and income.
Social Media Accounts:
She is active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Halima has around 926k followers on Instagram, around 44k followers on Facebook and about 36k followers on Twitter.