Mohamed Hadid Reveals Untold Stories on Arab Heritage on Alarabiya News English TV

Simo Benbachir has made yet another first as he sat down with Mohamed Hadid, the father of supermodels Gigi & Bella Hadid, where the supermodels dad opened up about his life, career, and a lot more to Simo BB.

Simo Benbachir who is also the first TV Moroccan TV personality to cover events like the Grammys and the Oscars and also interviewed other top Arab personalities and celebrities to get the “Arab perspective” through his Dubai based TV Alarabiya News English. The Interview which was held at Mohamed Hadid’s home, talked about everything from, his background as a refugee and how he made it from a refugee to a billionaire in Bel Air.

Mohamed Hadid talked about his journey from The Middle East, Tunisia & Greece to the United States and how he was able to look beyond his past without any grievance in his body.

According to him, he believed in doing things big and which is one of the reasons why he is so successful. In his own words:
“I wanted things to be big and I don’t what it was about and you always think about what is in your dreams and everything was more of a fictional things and you feel one day your fictional reality and I made my dreams to come through.”

He also talk about his family describing them as cultured, well educated and close knit. He revealed that his first daughter Marielle as a successful mom of two kids in the real estate business, and Alana, his second daughter, is a fashion designer who has worked with the biggest names in the industry. He also talked about Gigi and Bella who are more known as models but are successful business women in their own right. He also reserved some praise for his son Anwar.

He believes the value that his parents added to him looked out for each other and were able to survive the movement to the United States. He also revealed that he family were very supportive in building his confidence and gave some insights about his royal heritage

He talked about his residence Le Belvédère which he called an iconic piece even though there are other modern homes. He calls it an old smart home that has a classic feel of different cultures of the world and further revealed that he adds a bit of his

Many people originally Arab from the around the world, shared the interview on their social media with their love and pride messages when they heard Hadid’s inspiring and motivating message to the audience as he ended the interview with the words “Follow your dreams and get education because it will help you in the future and leave a mark on earth.”

This interview gave an insight into a different side of the man who a lot of people think have lost his Arab values just because he made it to the United States.

Simo BB whom many Several European magazines have ranked as the most popular Moroccan TV personality & described by Kastiani magazine “The Reporter of Star, The Star of Reporters”. In addition to that, the Version Homme magazine lists him among the most influential Moroccan Media personalities and he graces their cover page. In 2017, he received the Brukmer Press Honorary Award in Belgium, has described Mohamed Hadid on his Instagram as one of the most influential Arab personalities.

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Published on: 2017-09-11

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