The World’s highest paid models

Who is the highest paid model in the world?


It’s not easy to be beautiful, especially if you’re one of the most successful and highest paid models in the fashion industry. According to researches, the average annual earnings of the models is $36,442 but some of the supermodels manage to earn millions. Here are the highest paid models in the world!

Gisele Bundchen – $45 million

Gisele Bundchen - $45 million

Brasilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen is currently the highest paid model in the world. This beauty with perfect body earned $45 million last year from modeling, licensing of Versace and Pantene and real estate ventures. Gisele and her husband Tom Brady were also named the highest paid celebrity couple in the world.

Kate Moss – $9.2 million

Kate Moss - $9.2 million

Despite the fact that she is almost 40, supermodel Kate Moss is the second highest paid model in the world, with earnings of $9.2 million thanks to her deals with Mango, Vogue Eyewear and Rimmel. She rarely appears on runways, but she still graces the covers of the world’s biggest fashion magazines. This British icon is still one of the most demanded models in the world.

Natalia Vodianova – $8.6 million

Natalia Vodianova - $8.6 million

This Russian beauty regularly appears on catwalks and in high fashion editorials. Natalia Vodianova is one of the most beautiful women in the world and she earned $8.6 million last year, thanks to her deals with Calvin Klein and Guerlain. She is also the founder of the Naked Heart Foundation, which builds safe play areas for children in Russia.

Adriana Lima – $7.3 million

Adriana Lima - $7.3 million

Adriana Lima is one of the most gorgeous models in the world. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2000. Lima is fourth highest paid model in the world with earnings of $7.3 million. This gorgeous lady appeared in two Super Bowl commercials last year and in campaigns for Mavi jeans and Donna Karan.

Doutzen Kroes – $6.9 million

Doutzen Kroes - $6.9 million

Doutzen Kroes is another Victoria’s Secret Angel that is also one of the highest paid models. This 27-year old Dutch beauty earned $6.9 million thanks to her lucrative contracts with brands like L’Oreal, Tiffany & Co and Victoria’s Secret.

Alessandra Ambrosio – $6.6 million

Alessandra Ambrosio - $6.6 million

Alessandra Ambrosio earned $6.6 million last year thanks to her contract with Victoria’s Secret and Brazilian brands Colcci and Vivari. After giving birth to her second child in may last year, the Brazilian supermodel opened the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and she was given the honor of wearing the famed Fantasy Bra – worth $2.5 million.

Miranda Kerr – $4 million

Miranda Kerr - $4 million

This Australian beauty earned $4 million, due to her deals with Victoria’s Secret and other brands such as Reebok. Miranda Ker also runs her own organic skincare line Kora Organics.

Goran Nikolov is a content writer of Protista, a website where you can find a lot of interesting lists. He is from Macedonia and has a passion to write lists about everything that surrounds him, especially about sports, health, music, technology and history. Goran loves to play basketball in his free time, enjoys playing on his guitar and sharing his thoughts with others.