Lydia Hearst Net Worth: Career & Media

Lydia Hearst-Shaw, also popularly known as Lydia Hearst net worth, is calculated to be $100 million. She is an American actress, model, blogger, and writer. 

Lydia Hearst was born on 19th September 1984 in Wilton, Connecticut, United States.

Lydia’s great grandfather was the famous newspaper publisher and politician William Randolph Hearst.

Lydia Hearst Posing for a Photoshoot. (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, Lydia Hearst was born to Bernard Shaw, a former police officer, and Patty Hearst, the granddaughter of  William Randolph Hearst.

Likewise, Lydia has a sister named Gillian Hearst- Shaw. Together they grew up in Wilton, Connecticut.

Lydia Hearst went to “The Lawrenceville School.” Later, she did her graduation from “Wilton High School.”

Furthermore, Lydia Hearst later attended Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, in the United States.

In addition, Lydia Hearst started her modeling career in 2004 and was first discovered by a famous photographer named Steven Meisel.

Lydia was then given a chance to do her first shoot for the magazine cover ‘Vogue Italia.’

Since then, Lydia has become a top model and has worked with reputed brands throughout her life journey.

Quick Facts

Full Name Lydia Marie Hearst-Shaw
Popular name Lydia Hearst
Nickname Lydia
Net Worth $ 100 million
Birth Date September 19, 1989
Age 34 Years Old
Father’s Name Bernard Shaw
Mother’s Name Patty Hearst
Birth Place: New Haven, Connecticut
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.73 m )
Weight: 50 kg (110 lbs)
Residence Los Angeles, California, United States
Religion N/A
Gender Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Nationality American
School The Lawrenceville School
College Sacred Heart University
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sibling  Gillian Hearst-Shaw (Sister)
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Husband Chris Hardwick (m. 2014)
Child (Daughter and Son) No
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Dark brown
Body Size Silm
Body Measurement 32-23-33
Profession Actress, Fashion model, lifestyle blogger
Beginning of Professional Career 2004 – Present
Distinctive Features Petite Body Frame, Green Eyes
Films The Downside of Bliss, 2 Jacks, Amnesia, Delirium
 TV Series
South of Hell (2015), Shu and the Resistance, The Shadow Diaries, Z Nation
Video Shorts 4 Passions One Heart, The Hypothetical Star Wars Holiday Special, West Of Time
Awards Catwalk For Charity Humanitarian Award
Producer  Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman, Beautiful, Beneath
Social Media Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Last Update April, 2024

Lydia Hearst | Net worth and Income

The American model Lydia Hearst’s net worth is estimated to be $100 million.

Moreover, Lydia earns from her modeling career doing fashion shows. Besides, she also works for magazines, movies, and TV series.

Nowadays, Lydia also does lifestyle and fashion blogging. Likewise, Lydia has signed many advertising campaigns with L’Oreal, Prada, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, etc.

However, the international supermodel Lydia Hearst earns more than $85,000 monthly and $1 million annually.

Net Worth of Lydia Hearst in Different Currencies

Let’s have a look at Lydia Hearst’s net worth in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro €84,950,500
Pound Sterling £ 72,372,500
Australian Dollar A$ 136,724,100
Canadian Dollar C$ 126,380,500
Indian Rupee ₹ 7,346,465,000
BitCoin ฿ 2,074

Lydia Hearst | Houses, and Cars


With such attractive net worth, the American supermodel Lydia Hearst lives a life of luxury. Lydia owns houses in different parts of the country.

Lydia Hearst owns a house in Los Angeles in California.

The price of the house’s been estimated to be around $11,000,000. The house area is around 8,240 sq ft containing 8 bedrooms, 8 full and 2 half bathrooms.

Moreover, Lydia also owns a mid-floor two-bedroom apartment in a Midtown Manhattan tower.  She bought the house in 2008 for $1.57 million.

Lydia Hearst’s Home of Los Angeles, California.

Furthermore, Lydia owns another house in LA, California, known as Hearst Castle.

The house spans over 8,896 sq ft, including nine bedrooms, eight full, and four half bathrooms.

The cost of this house is more than $5.595 million.


Meanwhile, there is not much information on Lydia Hearst’s cars and other personal matters as the model keeps a low-key profile.

Lydia Hearst Getting Into Her Car

However, sources believed that Lydia owns cars like BMW, Mercedes, Lamborghini, Ferrari, etc.

Lydia Hearst | Lifestyle and Vacations

Currently, the model Lydia Hearst resides in Los Angeles, California, the United States, with her husband, Chris Hardwick.

Meanwhile, both of the couples have an attractive net worth. Lydia and Chris live quite a lavish lifestyle.

Lydia is quite busy blogging and doing TV series and movies. Despite their hectic schedule, the couple finds time to enjoy and spend together.

Lydia Hearst With Her Pet Dog, Zoltan

In addition, Lydia is a pet lover. She has a pet dog and a cat. Lydia’s dog’s name is  Zoltan, and her cat is an Egyptian Mau whose name is Anubis.

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Lydia Hearst | Media, Endorsements, and Book Publications


Lydia has appeared in several short films, movies, and TV series, including the famous Netflix series “Z Nation.”

Similarly, she has appeared in ‘Gossip Girl, ‘Two Jacks,’ ‘Velvet Morning,’ ‘Mistresses’, etc.

Lydia Hearst’s Look For the Netflix Series Z- Nation.

Moreover, Lydia Hearst has also served as a coach for the second edition of Oxygen’s ‘The Face.’

Furthermore, Lydia has also featured in the music videos of Miles Fisher’s cover of “This Must Be the Place” and Cisco Adler’s “Song for All the Girls.”


Being a supermodel, Lydia has featured and worked with well-known photographers and famous brands. She also has won the supermodel award.

As for endorsement deals, Lydia has endorsed brands like Prada, Louis Vuitton, Sephora, DKNY, L’Oreal Féria, Puma, H&M, Swarovski, and many more.

Lydia Hearst | Career

The gorgeous supermodel Lydia Hearst began her modeling career in 2004 doing her first shot for the ‘Vogue Italia’ magazine cover.

Later, Lydia started appearing in worldwide fashion magazines covers such as Korea, France, Italy, United States, etc.

Likewise, Lydia started working with famous fashion photographers, which made her modeling career leap.

Moreover, the famous model started blogger in the “Page Six” magazine and began posting blogs related to lifestyles and fashion.

Lydia Hearst On The Cover of The JAMO Magazine

Similarly, Lydia Hearst has featured in various famous brands such as  ‘Louis Vuitton,’ ‘Prada,’ ‘DKNY,’  ‘MYLA Lingerie,’ ‘H&M,’ ‘Moschino Cheap & Chic’, etc.

She has done more than 20 movies and TV series so far. Her famous movies and TV series are  ‘Z Nation,’ ‘Swing State,’ ‘Condemned,’ ‘Between Worlds,’ etc.

Lydia Hearst |  Series and Movies

Besides modeling the American supermodel, Lydia Hearst is also known for her movies and TV series.

Below are some of her works in films and TV series:


Year Movies / TV Series
2004 Ladies Room
20o8 The Last International Playboy

Gossip  Girl

2012 2 Jacks


2013  Mistresses


2014 Desire

The Barber

Studio Gibson

2015 Stealing Chanel



South of Hell

2016 Guys Reading Poems

All at Once


Swing State

West of Time

2018 Between Worlds

Z Nation

2019 The Haunting of Sharon Tate

Ass Level



The Shadow Diaries

Psycho Sister-In-Law


The Downside of Bliss

Grace and Grit


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Facts About Lydia Hearst

  • Lydia Hearst started wearing heels when she was only ten years old. She has a unique sense of fashion and doesn’t like to wear matching socks.
  • In 2008, Lydia Hearst won the “Best International Supermodel” at the Madrid Glamour Awards and another as the ‘Model of the Year’ award at the Michael Awards.
  • Lydia has worked with top fashion photographers like Mario Testino, Steven Meisel, Ellen Von Unwerth, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh, etc.


To whom is Lydia Hearst married?

During her modeling career, Lydia dated several artists and celebrities. Later in 2016, Lydia Hearst tied her knot with Chris Hardwick.

Chris is a comedian, actor, TV host, author, writer, producer, and podcaster.

He is famously known as the host and executive producer of NBC’s game show “The Wall.”

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