Yolanda Foster

About Yolanda Foster

Who is it?: Model
Birth Day: January 11, 1964
Birth Place: Papendrecht, American
Residence: New York City, New York, U.S.
Other names: Yolanda Foster
Occupation: Television personality, model
Known for: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Spouse(s): Mohamed Hadid (m. 1994; div. 2000) David Foster (m. 2011; div. 2017)
Children: Gigi Hadid Bella Hadid Anwar Hadid
Website: Archived website

Yolanda Foster

Yolanda Foster was born on January 11, 1964 in Papendrecht, American, is Model. Yolanda Foster is a Dutch-born American model and television personality; she was one of the main leads on the reality TV series ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’. Born and brought up in a small farm town in Holland, she had a difficult childhood as her father died when she was seven years old. Due to this unfortunate incident, she grew up rather fast and felt the need to become a provider for her family. She took up small jobs at local restaurants and grocery shops. At the age of 16 she replaced a model and walked the runway in a fashion show, and her life changed miraculously. Her poise and beauty was spotted by a world-famous modeling agent and she entered the world of fashion. She left Holland and went on to become a successful international model, living and working in the top cities across the globe. She modeled for 15 years before deciding to settle down and start a family. After marriage she became the mother of three children but unfortunately, the marriage ended in a divorce and she led the life of a single mother for a while. Later, she met the Grammy Award winning composer, David Foster, and the two fell in love, eventually getting married. A perfect amalgamation of beauty, courage and composure, she continues to live a positive life with her family and friends.
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Popular As Yolanda Foster
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 60 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 11, 1964 (Papendrecht, American)
Birthday January 11
Town/City Papendrecht, American
Nationality American

🌙 Zodiac

Yolanda Foster’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Yolanda Foster was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Dutch designer Frans Molenaar asked van den Herik to replace one of his Models at a show, where she was discovered by Eileen Ford and signed a contract with Ford Models. Afterward, van den Herik modeled in Paris, Milan, Sydney, Cape Town, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles and Hamburg. She modeled for 15 years before wanting to settle down and start a family. In 1994, van den Herik moved to Los Angeles to start her family after meeting and marrying Mohamed Hadid.


Van den Herik's first marriage was to Mohamed Hadid, a real estate developer, from 1994 until 2000. The couple have three children together, Jelena "Gigi" (born 23 April 1995), Isabella (Bella) (born 9 October 1996), and Anwar (born 22 June 1999).


Van den Herik married musician, Composer and Producer David Foster in Beverly Hills, California on 11 November 2011, after becoming engaged on Christmas Eve, 2010.


In 2012, Foster was diagnosed with Lyme disease, as she has stated multiple times on several episodes of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. In December 2012, she reported that she was having a port implanted in her arm to help treat her chronic Lyme disease. In April 2013, she had the port removed. In January 2015, she revealed that, as a Consequence of the illness, she had "lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV".


On 1 December 2015, Foster announced she and David Foster planned to divorce. After filing for divorce, Foster changed her surname back to Hadid to match that of her children. The divorce was finalized on May 2017.


Her memoir Believe Me: My Battle with the Invisible Disability of Lyme Disease, was published in 2017. On January 11, 2018, her reality TV-show competition Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid premiered on Lifetime, which had been developed under the working title Model Moms.

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