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Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid cast: Meet the girls starring in fashion series

The Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid cast
The Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid cast — Yolanda, center, with the six girls vying for the crown

Meet the cast of Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid — an all-new series on Lifetime which follows the former Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star as she coaches aspiring teen models.

The series, which runs for eight episodes staring on January 11, sees Yolanda help the youngsters get to grips with the fashion industry and forging a career by offering them advice both on and off the runway.

Yolanda is mom and agent to both Gigi and Bella Hadid as well as model son Andwar, so knows a thing or two. In Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid, she puts the girls and their “momagers” through their paces in an intensive eight-week program.

In it they will develop their personal brands through focusing on three strands of wellness — physical, emotional and mental. During the series, all six girls and their moms will stay in the same apartment in NYC, with a $5,000 prize up for grabs every week which they can invest in their careers.

At the end, one girl will land a full-blown management contract with Yolanda’s company and the potential to be represnted by IMG Models. It will include special appearances from both Gigi and Bella, designers Tommy Hilfiger and Nicole Miller and supermodels Devon Windsor and Alek Wek.

Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid: The models

Breanna Bunevacz (13) — appears with mom Jessica, from Los Angeles, California

Breanna and her mom Jessica
Breanna Bunevacz and her mom Jessica

Lilyan Cole (15) — appears with mom Kat, from Coalgate, Oklahoma

Lilyan and Makenzie
Lilyan Cole, left, and right, fellow up-and-coming model Makenzie, below

Carrington Durham (16) — appears with mom Lisa, from Los Angeles, California

Carrington Durham
Carrington Durham, who appears with her mom Lisa

Mikayla Gilles (16) — appears with mom Karen, from Chicago, Illinois

Mikayla Gilles
Mikayla Gilles, who appears with mom Karen

Makenzie Rooney (14) — appears with mom Teresa, from Fishers, Indiana

Makenzie Rooney and her mom Teresa
Makenzie Rooney and her mom Teresa

Athena Katoanga (13) — appears with mom Diana, from Portland, Oregon

Athena Katoanga and her mom Diana
Athena Katoanga and her mom Diana

Which is your favorite star from Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid? Let us know in the comments below.

Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid airs Thursdays at 10/9c on Lifetime.

Julian is the editor of Monsters & Critics. He has worked as a journalist for more than ten years, previously as an editor at the... read more
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