Model Bella Hadid finally makes it official with her new art director boyfriend

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Bella Hadid smooching her new beau, Marc Kalman, in France. (PHOTO: Instagram / @bellahadid
Bella Hadid smooching her new beau, Marc Kalman, in France. (PHOTO: Instagram / @bellahadid

Her on-off relationship with The Weeknd ended in 2019, but now Bella Hadid has found love again. The model is dating art director Marc Kalman and things seem to be pretty serious.

Bella (24) made their relationship official when she posted a picture of her and Marc looking all loved up on her social media. The caption? “Time of my life. Healthy, working and loved,” she said on Instagram.

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The American model was in France for Paris Fashion Week and the Cannes Film Festival when her new squeeze surprised her with a visit. In June the two were spotted out at a restaurant in New York with friends. Rumour has it they were introduced through pals.

So, who exactly is Bella’s new boyfriend?

Marc is an art director from the Big Apple with an impressive résumé – he designs logos, album art and merchandise. He’s worked with several big fashion brands and created artworks for American rapper Travis Scott, who’s rumoured to be back together with makeup mogul Kylie Jenner.

Marc might be dating one of the most well-known beauties in the world but he’s not one to kiss and tell. He prefers to keep his private life out of the spotlight and has set his social media settings to private.

Still, he seems to have received the stamp of approval from Bella’s friends and family. Her sister Gigi (26) commented on Bella’s post with a blushing emoji, while model Adut Akech responded with two hearts and in love emoji. “Love this for you mama,” Adut said.

Bella previously dated Canadian musician Abel Makkonen Tesfaye (31), better known as The Weeknd. The two hooked up in 2015 and had an on-again off-again relationship before finally calling it quits in 2019.

Last year she took a break from Instagram “to reflect and learn about myself,” Bella said. And now she might also have found true love.


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