Dutch-born reality star who is best known as a member of the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She also had careers as an interior designer and a model.
She began suffering from Lyme disease, a chronic and difficult-to-treat illness, around 2012.
In the early 1980s, Eileen Ford, the founder of Ford Models, signed Foster (then Yolanda van den Herik) as a Ford model.
She spent her childhood in the western Netherlands town of Papendrecht. She began her nearly two-decade-long, international modeling career at the age of sixteen.
With her first husband, Mohamed Hadid, she had three children: Bella, Gigi and Anwar. She married Canadian musician David Foster in 2011.
- The meaning of the name Foster: Forest Worker