Is Hanne Gaby Odiele married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is John Swiatek. They tied their knot in 2016 in upstate New York. Odiele. At the wedding ceremony, models like Kasia Struss, Anna Ewers, Alanna Zimmer, Sheila Marquez and makeup artist Tracy Alfajora appeared as bridesmaids. It was Louise du Toit who was responsible for officiating the ceremony. In 2017, she disclosed her intersex status and has been advocating for intersex human rights. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Odiele:
Who is Hanne Gaby Odiele?
Hanne Gaby Odiele was born on 8 October 1988, which makes her age be 32 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is a Belgian model who currently resides in Chinatown, Manhattan in New York City. Her agencies include Women Management (New York, Milan, Paris), The Squad (London), Donna Models (Tokyo), UNIQUE DENMARK (Copenhagen), Dominique Models (Brussels) and many more. She has been able to make her establish as an international model working for various renowned agencies around the globe.
Early Life and Education
The Belgian model was born in 1988 and her place of birth is in Kortrijk, Belgium. Because of androgen insensitivity syndrome, she was born intersex. This means that Odiele’s DNA and internal gonads are like of male but she was born with female habitus (external body). She had gone through some medical procedures relating to her intersex condition when she was a child. She later stated that the procedure was carried without her or her parents’ informed consent. However, her condition was never revealed to Odiele unless she was about to begin her modeling career.
Career and Professional Life
While she was attending the Novarock rock festival, she was noticed by Tom Van Dorpe, which became the starting point of her professional modeling career. She made a signing deal with Supreme Management in 2005 in New York City. The same year, she made her first appearance in the runways where she walked walking for Marc by Marc Jacobs, Thakoon and Rodarte, Ruffian. The following year, she was able to turn as the face of Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti and was also appeared in Vogue.
Odiele met an accident which broke her legs in December 2006. She was gaining popularity and was experiencing a speedy professional success but the accident tried to stop her way. However, she didn’t lose her hope and come back on the catwalk walking for Givenchy, Prada, Chanel and others in Spring and Fall 2008 shows. She was able to recover due to her multiple surgeries and various physical therapies, as well as her confidence and strong determination, also played a crucial role. To date, she has been featured in numbers of renowned magazines like Vogue Italia, Teen Vogue, Marie Claire and Elle. Odiele is mostly recognized for her fashion modeling but is also noticed for her street style fashion.
Odiele is a married celebrity. She stayed in the relationship with model John Swiatek for a long time and upgraded their relationship to conjugal life in 2016. Hanne Gaby Odiele and her husband John Swiatek both lives in New York City. They are very supportive of each other as both of them belong to the same profession. It seems like, the Belgian model would be unable to give birth to a child because of her intersex condition and possibly, the couple might adopt a child in the future. The model has a desire for an intersex community and often advocates for intersex human rights.
Moving to her body measurements, the Belgian model has a height of 5 feet and 10 inches and weighs about 56 kilograms or 123.5 pounds. Odiele has a perfect measurement of 32-25-34 inches and needs a dress size of 4 (US) or 34 (EU). Her bra size is 32A whereas she needs the shoe size of 9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 6 (UK). According to her Wikipedia profile, she has blonde hair and is blessed with a blue-colored eye. Born as intersex, she has gone through medical procedures during her childhood age. She has also undergone multiple surgeries and intense physical therapies after being hit by a car in December 2006 which broke her legs.
Salary and Net worth
The net worth amassed by the Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele is still under review. She has been managed by numbers of international modeling agencies and thus has appeared in covers of renowned fashion magazines. She has also earned a good amount of earnings from her brand endorsements, advertising campaigns and advertisers which include Anna Sui eyewear, Hugo Boss Orange, , Benetton, DKNY Jeans, Juicy Couture, Lord & Taylor, Pepe Jeans, Sandro, TSE, Topshop, Lord & Taylor, Lucky Brand Jeans, Missoni, Mulberry, MAC and much more.
Wiki and Facts
Many of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia have provided the bio of model Odiele. She is also active on social handles where her Instagram account is reachable @hannegabysees. You can also join her on Twitter @hannegabysays. The Belgian model has retained more than 174k and 5.3k followers in her Instagram and Twitter profile respectively.