Hilaria Baldwin was born in 1984. Although there have been some misconceptions regarding her birthplace over the years, Hilaria set the record straight in a December 2020 interview with The New York Times. “I was born in Boston,” she said. “I spent time in Boston and Spain. My family now lives in Spain. I moved to New York when I was 19 and have lived here ever since. »
Now, before a certain Twitter thread made waves in December 2020 (more on that later), the general assumption was that Hilaria was actually born in Spain. And this assumption was not without foundation. To start, Alec Baldwin once told David Letterman, “My wife is from Spain. In the aforementioned New York Times interview, Hilaria insisted that her husband knew she was from the capital of Massachusetts, and that her story has always been this: a girl from Boston who passed a lot of time in Spain.
She was born Hillary Hayward-Thomas, but she felt more connected to the name Hilaria. As she said in a since-deleted Instagram video (via NBC News), “When I was growing up in this country I used the name Hillary, and in Spain I used the name Hilaria, and my family, like my parents , call me Hilaria, my whole family calls me Hilaria. »