The spotlight has been very much on Sofia Richie since she was pictured with Justin Bieber on his Instagram last week. But who is Bieber’s new girl? As she celebrates her birthday today, we’ve gathered some facts about the little-known star…
SHE'S DATING JUSTIN BIEBER
Singer Justin Bieber has dated a number of beauties, from Selena Gomez as well as rumoured beau Hailey Baldwin, it makes sense that he would add another model to his list of girlfriends. The two sparked rumours when they were spotted holding hands on a beach in California earlier this month before jetting off to Japan together for part of Bieber’s Purpose World Tour.
YOU MAY RECOGNISE HER FAMILY
Bonus points if you recognised her surname! Sofia is the daughter of legendary singer Lionel Richie, and is sister to The Simple Life’s Nicole Richie.
SHE'S A MODEL BY TRADE
Starting her modelling career back in 2014, Richie has appeared in a number of editorials from Vogue to Vanity Fair, as well as being the face of Madonna’s Material Girl campaign last year.
SHE HAS A FAMOUS SQUAD SURROUNDING HER
From Kylie and her BFF Jordyn, to Bella Hadid and Camila Morrone, Sofia Richie has a lot of celeb friends. From taking trips abroad to celebrating birthdays, the pals are always sure to document their meet-ups on Instagram and Snapchat.
SHE'S ALSO BESTIES WITH VAS FROM TOWIE
Who remembers Vas from The Only Way Is Essex? Amongst a bevvy of celeb friends, he also counts Richie as one of his closest.
SHE'S ALL ABOUT BRAIDS
Known for experimenting with her hair, the model counts braided looks as part of her hair routine. Whether it’s corn rows or subtle plaits, her social media is filled with variations on the trend.
SHE'S MAD ABOUT DOGS
As well as having a love for all things canine, Richie is a proud owner of French bulldog Cairo, who even has his own Instagram!
SHE'S MADE A NUMBER OF APPEARANCES ON CANDIDLY NICOLE
Nicole Richie may have found fame through The Simple Life with Paris Hilton, but these days she has her own show, Candidly Nicole. Sofia makes a number of appearances on the series, watch below as she works with her sister to make Father’s Day special.
Photo Credit: [Instagram] Sofia Richie