Hi, everyone! Here, take a look at the 10 highest-paid models in the world.
Kendall Jenner, $40 million
Currently, one of the most beautiful girls on the planet. When it comes to the highest paid models worldwide, Kendall comes in at number 1.
Even though Kendall’s “ballet skills” have recently come under fire, hey, she still made $40 million last year. We don’t think she gives a damn about the haters. She is one of the Instagram users with the most followers.
Chrissy Teigen $39 million
The former Sports Illustrated cover star has expanded her career beyond modeling to include a line of cookware, a second cookbook, and hosting the television program Lip Sync Battle thanks to her massive social media followers.
Gisele Bundchen: $35 million
Although retired, Gisele Bundchen once again reigns top amongst the highest paid models. All hail the reigning Queen of wealthy supermodels. For over ten years Gisele has presided over the top of the list. Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a model, actress, and producer from Brazil.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley $32 million
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, one of the most glamorous English models, is ranked number four on our list. Earning a cool $32 million is home-grown talent. A royalty cut her own series of lingerie, make-up and fragrances lines for department store Marks & Spencers account for the majority newcomer, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Adriana Lima $31 million
The Brazilian supermodel who has been an angel for Victoria Secret the longest ranks fifth in terms of pay. Since 2000, Lima has served as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics, and from 2003 through 2009, she appeared in Super Bowl and Kia Motors ads. She is famous as a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
Cara Delevingne $31 million
Possibly a bit of a surprise. Cara Jocelyn Delevingne is ranked sixth among the top 10 models in terms of earnings. Although she is presently concentrating on her film job, she is still incredibly popular in the modeling world. 42.9 million people follow her on Instagram, making her one of the most famous if not the biggest earner this year.
Candice Swanepoel $30 million
Though she now earn millions from endorsements, she’s now world’s highest paid models. When she was 15, a scout for models noticed her. She has been on numerous magazine covers, including those for Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, and Lush. Today she is best known for modelling for a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2010.
Gigi Hadid $20 million
Gigi, who is only 22 years old, is one of the top paid models, earning an estimated $20 million annually. Her ascendance on the list is partly owing to deals with Maybelline, Tommy Hilfiger, BMW, and Topshop. She was named the British Fashion Council’s “International Model of the Year“.
Bella Hadid $19 million
The youngest member of the list of highest paid models. The 22-year-old Hadid is the face of Dior beauty, Bulgari and Tag Heuer. While ads are still the standard fare, but increasingly, posts to her 54.7 million Instagram followers are what brands now find more valuable.
Liu Wen $19 million
Liu Wen, a Chinese fashion model, Liu Wen has the face and the body; She is one of the best paid models in the world thanks to her contracts with Estee Lauder and high end clothing brand La Perla. She is the first East Asian model to appear on the Victoria’s Secret runway.