12 Reasons Kaia Gerber Is the Next Kendall Jenner

03/17/2016 at 05:15 PM ET

If you aren’t familiar with Kaia Gerber, consider this your formal introduction. The 14-year-old daughter of supermodel Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber is on the verge of supermodel stardom. In fact, she’s basically everywhere and her career reminds us of another famous model we love: Kendall Jenner.

Kaia has so much in common with Kendall, we compiled proof that Cindy’s mini-me is the next big model of the moment (beware Kenny!).

1. She Nails Model-Off-Duty Style

Kendall is known for her effortlessly cool jeans-and-a-tee #OOTD’s, and Kaia has clearly taken notes.

Kaia Gerber and Kendall Jennergotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC; Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/Get


2. Her Name Begins with a K

A very important fact.

3. She’s Landing Big Designer Campaigns
From Alexander Wang to Roberto Cavalli, the model’s impressive résumé is longer than Kendall’s was at 14.

@WANGSQUAD initiation at @erinmckennasbakery. thank you @AlexanderWangNY. #WANGSS16 @stevenkleinstudio

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

4. She’s Already in “The Squad”

Of course we’re referring to Taylor Swift’s gang, which Kendall is also a part of. So is Cindy Crawford, in case you forgot about her cameo in “Bad Blood.”

MoonMan and his Girlfriends.

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

5. She’s Also in Harry Styles’ Inner Circle

They go on family lunch dates together, hang backstage at concerts and he even visits her at home. In fact, there’s more photos of Kaia and Harry then Kendall and Harry.

Hey H.

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

Look who decided to stop by… @harrystyles

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

Thanks for coming by again @harrystyles and giving Ava a mini heart attack…

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

6. She’s Part of the Balmain Army

Just like Kim paved the way for her sister’s relationship with Olivier Rousteing, Cindy introduced her daughter to the designer. (She also landed a new campaign for the high-fashion brand!)

Kaia Gerber and Kendall JennerMichael Kovac/Getty; Richard Bord/WireImage


7. She Has Kendall’s 2012 Hair

Kaia’s gorgeous mane reminds us a lot of the long hair Kendall rocked before she walked runways all over the world.

Kaia Gerber and Kendall JennerAmanda Edwards/WireImage; Jason Merritt/Getty


8. She’s Graced the Pages of Teen Vogue

The gateway gig to landing Vogue, Kaia posed for a gorgeous spread in the magazine earlier this year. Kendall landed two covers for the publication when her career was starting to skyrocket in 2014.

Kaia Gerber Teen VogueJason Kibbler for Teen Vogue


Kendall Jenner Teen VogueEmma Summerton/Teen Vogue


RELATED PHOTOS: Kendall Jenner’s Killer Catwalk Moments

9. And Already Landed a Vogue Paris Cover
Just 5 months after Kendall covered French Vogue‘s 95th anniversary issue, Kaia and her mom posed for the April 2016 front of the iconic publication.

Kaia Gerber and Kendall JennerCourtesy Vogue Paris (2)


10. She Understands the Importance of a Good Cindy Crawford Throwback Photo

Almost as much as Kendall …

Mama… You're really cute.

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

Fashion Month ✔️

A photo posted by Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) on

RELATED VIDEO: Kaia Gerber’s Advice For Supermodel Mom Cindy Crawford

11. She Has a Hadid in Her Corner

There’s KenGi and then there’s KaBell.

Da Baby Bells and I shot by the brother @bellahadid @presleygerber

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on

💁🏼🙆🏻

A photo posted by Kendall Jenner (@kendalljenner) on

12. She’s Mastered the Sip-and-Stare Selfie Pose

Tea is to models what Gatorade is to athletes.

tea w/ @chromeheartsofficial

A photo posted by Kaia Gerber (@kaiagerber) on


Are you convinced? Should Kendall watch her back? And if Kaia is the next Kendall is Kendall the next Cindy? Confused? Delighted? Share all your feelings below.

–Brittany Talarico

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Connie B on

No comparison. Although, Kendall is gorgeous and does not look like the rest of the Kardashian’s…Kaia comes from a stable home life. Please, People, Do not compare Kaia to Kendall..

sandra on

There is only 1 Cindy. ….

gymluv on

Don’t insult a beautiful young lady by comparing her to Kendall. There is no comparison except for the first letter of their names. These girls are polar opposites. Classy versus classless.

asdf on

haha. Crawford is at least model material. the jenners paid for their runway walks. kendell has no neck; a must for modeling. hope mama Crawford doesn’t let or encourage nudity with this one. she can make it without that. good luck crawfords. jenners, please, I beg of you, go away. you be gross

S. on

………and all of this is because of “Mommy Dearest”.

Mary on

Wow – Kaia is gorgeous like her mother! Do not compare to Kendall who is just average pretty and only got the modeling gigs because she is related to the Kartrashians.

Melissa Shieh on

Yeah. How about she’s not the next anyone else. She’s herself. I’d be super offended if someone compared me to anyone that is associated with the Kardashians.

Smithy on

Kaia is 100x prettier than Kendall. While you can blame Kendall’s success on her lineage, Kaia has some lineage, but girl could totally make it on her own with no connection to her mama. You go girl. She is gorgeous.

Jennifer on

At least Kaia posts pictures of herself wearing a bracelet to support cancer research because I think Cindy told her the story about how Kaia’s Uncle (Cindy’s brother) died of cancer when he was a small child .

I HIGHLY DOUBT that Kendall will EVER do something like that!!! Because her and the rest of her family are too self-centered to think about others.

kennedy on

please don’t ever compare another young gorgeous girl to a kardashian/jenner.

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