Dutch-born reality star who is best known as a member of the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills . She also had careers as an interior designer and a model. In 2018, she began hosting the series Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid .
She spent her childhood in the western Netherlands town of Papendrecht. She began her nearly two-decade-long international modeling career at the age of sixteen.
She began suffering from Lyme disease, a chronic and difficult-to-treat illness, around 2012.
In the early 1980s, Eileen Ford , the founder of Ford Models, signed Foster (then Yolanda van den Herik) as a Ford model.