Hilaria Baldwin is an American yoga instructor who is better known as the wife of the famous writer, actor, producer, and comedian Alec Baldwin. Hilaria has made a name for herself in the showbiz world, working as a correspondent for the American television program Extra, writing and publishing a book, and being involved with the world of dancing as far as the tender age of five. Keep reading as we go into more details about the admirable brunette.
Hilaria Baldwin Bio (Age)
Hilaria Baldwin was born on the 6th of January, 1984 in Mallorca, Spain. She was born Hilaria Lynn Thomas to a Spanish mother and an American father, growing up in Mallorca and Boston. By the age of two, Hilaria had begun dancing, later learning flamenco dancing, ballet, and gymnastics along the way. She changed to a vegetarian diet was she was five years old. By the time she was 13, Hilaria Baldwin had begun competing in international dance competitions, adding Latin ballroom dancing to her repertoire. She studied at New York University, with a major in Art History and Dance.
All through her time dancing, from childhood into graduation, Hilaria Baldwin had struggled with eating disorders. Anorexia and bulimia were commonplace in her life because she tried to keep the right figure for the various dance styles she was well acquainted with. But, this all changed in 2009 when she suffered a dislocation at the hip after a bad fall. It dawned on her that she would need healthier options for keeping her body toned, rather than having to be anorexic. She took up yoga training in New York City after the incident and developed a deep interest in yoga that she moved from a yoga trainee to a yoga trainer.
The year 2010 saw Hilaria Baldwin as co-founder of Yoga Vida, a yoga studio offering quality and yet affordable yoga classes in the high-priced metropolis of New York City. Yoga Vida currently exists with studios in Noho, Tribeca, and Dumbo. Outside of being a successful businesswoman and yoga instructor, Hilaria Baldwin has also appeared on television as an actress. She has appeared in the 2016 movie Nightcap—alongside her husband—as a yoga instructor. She also appeared on an episode of the comedy series Nightcap as herself. She is also the lifestyle correspondent of Extra—a syndicated newsmagazine program covering fashion, fitness, and celebrity news. She has interviewed Emma Stone, Jane Fonda, and Tony Bennett.
Additionally, Hilaria Baldwin is an author. She is the author of The Living Clearly Method: 5 Principles for a Fit Body, Healthy Mind & Joyful Life. The book was published by Rodale Books on the 27th of December, 2016.
Husband and Children
The first time Hilaria Baldwin met Alec Baldwin, she was at the Pure Food and Wine restaurant in New York. It was in February 2011, and on that fateful day, Hilaria was out hanging out with friends. Alec caught sight of her having a good time and couldn’t help himself from getting up to meet her. Their first time together, they chatted for a while before Alec gave her his card. Hilaria had doubts about giving him a call, but her friend encouraged her to do so. Eventually, they got in touch again, and a few days later afterward they went on their first date.
They say love knows no barriers, and this proved to be true in Hilaria Baldwin’s case. Even though there is an age gap of over 20 years, the two fell in love with each other. Hilaria moved in with Alec after a time, and together they started living in Greenwich Village. In April 2012 the couple announced their engagement, and on the 30th of June, 2012 they tied the knot at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York City.
The marriage made Hilaria Baldwin become step-mother to model Ireland Baldwin, Alec Baldwin’s daughter with his ex-wife Kim Basinger. The couple has three children together. Hilaria and Alec welcomed their first child on the 23rd of August, 2013; daughter Carmen Gabriela Baldwin. Their second, son Rafael Thomas Baldwin, was born on the 17th of June, 2015. Leonardo Ángel Charles Baldwin, their third together and fourth overall, was born on the 12th of September, 2016.
Height and Other Information
Full Name: Hilaria Lynn Thomas Baldwin
Date of Birth: 6th January 1984
Place of Birth: Mallorca, Spain
Education: New York University
Profession: Yoga Instructor
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Weight: 52 kg
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Hazel