Full name: Halima Aden
Birthdate: September 19, 1997
Education: St. Cloud State University
Years active: 2016-present
Spouse (s): Not Known
Net Worth: $5 million
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Halima Aden is an American model who is the first Somali-American to compete in a beauty pageant in the United States. She is the ever first hijab-wearing model widely draws the attention of the American people. Aden participated in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant and became the semi-finalist. She was signed to IMG Models, an international model management firm, and draws national attention.
Halima Aden was born on September 19, 1997, in a refugee camp, in Kenya. She moved to the United States at six years old. Her classmates voted her as homecoming queen. Now, she is studying at St. Cloud State University.
Halima Aden kicked off the modeling journey by appearing in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant as a maiden African-American wearing hijab indicates the diversification of the modeling industry.
In 2017, Aden appeared at the New York Fashion Week for Season 5. Miss Universe Organization released a press that Halima is the first woman to compete in the Miss USA pageant wearing a hijab and burkini.
In the Miss Minnesota pageant in 2016, she placed in the top 15. She also posed for several brands like American Eagle as well as for some fashion magazines – British Glamour and CR Fashion Book Cover. Aden is the first woman who walks the international runway wearing a hijab.
Aden was the first black ancestry model signed with major agencies in the United States. She became the first hijab-wearing model on Allure cover and Vogue Arabia’s cover in 2017.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurement:
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Weight: 50 kg
Bra Size: 33C (Approx.)
Waist Size: 24 inches
Hip Size: 35 inches
Body Measurement: 33-24-35 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Body Shape: Hourglass
Shoe Size: 8 US