She's on top of the world, and at only 19-years-old, Gigi Hadid is not only the current queen of fashion, but also the reigning social media super star. 

Attributing her her skyrocketing sucess in part to her "social media clout," Adweek is featuring our girl on this week's cover. With a combined social following of over 2.8 million people, Gigi has propelled herself into everything from high fashion to beauty and beyond. 

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Friends with celebrity names like Kendall Jenner, Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss, just to name a few, Adweek points out that Gigi's BFFs were even recently named "the Instagirls" by fashion's premiere glossy, Vogue. With a natural knack for the web and all things social media, Gigi has tapped into a market of fans and followers who otherwise may not have followed her career, if she had blossomed just a few years prior. 

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Alexei Hay/Adweek

 
Want to build a social empire? Watch the clip below for tips from Gigi on how to create your own personal brand:

 
 
 

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Alexei Hay/Adweek

 
What could be even better? Gigi has both beauty and brains. The two-time SI Swimsuit model would like to go back to college and graduate with her degree in criminal psychology, when her career allows for it. "I'm an entertainer, and I think that I'll always be in that business," Gigi told Adweek

Read Gigi's the full story and see additional photos online.

BONUS: See some of Gigi's best moments from SI Swimsuit 2014 & 2015!


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