Bella Hadid Named By Industry As Model Of The Year [PHOTOS]

Katie Jerkovich | Contributor

Bella Hadid just was named by the industry as the model of the year, and it is not hard to see why.

On Thursday, the 20-year-old Victoria’s Secret Model shared a photo of the honor on Instagram with her 8.8 million followers. Hadid beat out her sister Gigi Hadid and friend Kendall Jenner for the Models.com Model of the Year industry award. (RELATED: Bella Hadid’s Latest Photo May Be Her Raciest Yet [PHOTOS])

Bella Hadid strikes a pose at the end of the runway. (Photo credit: Splash News)

Bella Hadid strikes a pose at the end of the runway. (Photo credit: Splash News)

“What a crazy way to end the year,” Hadid wrote in the caption. “This is such a huge honor !!! Industry’s vote!!! Thank you SO much to everyone in the industry that voted, everyone I’ve worked with and @modelsdot for all of the love and support … this really means so much to me And congrats Kenny I love you.” (RELATED: Bella Hadid And Emily Ratajkowski Strip Down To Their Bikinis At The Beach [PHOTOS])

A photo posted by Bella Hadid (@bellahadid) on

On Wednesday, she shared a black-and-white picture from her latest photo shoot at the beach. In the shot she stood next to a palm tree in a bikini.

 

A photo posted by Bella Hadid (@bellahadid) on

Last month the model walked the catwalk for the first time at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris.

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 30: Bella Hadid walks the runway during the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on November 30, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret)

Bella Hadid gives a wink when walking the carpet at 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion show in Paris, France. (Photo: Splash News)

(Photo: Splash News)

Bella Hadid poses during a photocall after taking part in the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Grand Palais in Paris on November 30, 2016. (PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo: Getty Images)

Bella Hadid has her hair and makeup done prior the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Victoria’s Secret)

The model recently surprised her fans when she appeared in Love magazine’s Advent Calendar countdown video. During the racy video, Hadid stretches and bounced on a workout ball in a body suit that showed off almost all of her assets.

Bella Hadid (photo: YouTube Screen Shot)

Bella Hadid
(photo: YouTube Screen Shot)

Bella Hadid (Photo credit: Splash News)

Bella Hadid (Photo credit: Splash News)

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