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Lydia Hearst

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19, 1984
Wilton, CT
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Wilton, CT


Heiress to the Hearst publishing fortune who became a noted model, working with some of the top photographers in the world.

Before Fame

She was discovered by photographer Steven Meisel and began modeling at a young age. Her first gig was with Italian Vogue magazine.


In addition to her modeling, she was on the CW show Gossip Girl and the 2012 comedy-drama Two Jacks.

Family Life

Her great grandfather William Randolph Hearst made a fortune in media by starting Hearst Publications. She was previously in a relationship with Kevin Connolly, and she married Chris Hardwick in 2016.

Associated With

Her mother Patty Hearst was famously kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left-wing terrorist group, at the age of 19. She ended up supporting the group and aiding them in crimes, which resulted in a long prison sentence.