Top 13 World’s Highest Paid Models


Either modeling or cinema world, glamor industry possesses a great career opportunity. It may be a tough job yet once you register your name on the top than success, name, fame, and money follows you. A piece of luck and a single project shall deliver you unbelievable results. As a career, Modeling also does have an enormous opportunity and many individuals have earned infinite from the same. Let us check out World’s Highest Paid Models in 2016-2017.

Doutzen Kores
5 million


Doutzen Kores age 32 years is a Dutch Frisian model and actress. She started her career in 2003 in the Netherlands. Soon she was picked by lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret. She has also been ambassador and spokesperson for L’Oreal Paris for 10 years. She also marked no. 2 positions in the Forbes list of best-paid models in 2014. She is one of the most paid models in this world.

Alessandra Ambrosio
5 million


One of the highest paid models, Alessandra Ambrosio is noted by many agencies as the world’s sexiest women. She is better known for her assignment with Victoria Secret. Alessandra has opted to model as a career from age of 12 years. She is also a frequent face in the advertisement of brands like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Escada, Giorgio Armani, Pirelli Calendar and others.

Natalia Vodianova
5.5 million


Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova is a Russian model. She is another super model that featured Forbes list in 2012 as the third highest top earning model. Natalia Vodianova is also an inspiration for all those who are seeking a career in the modeling industry. She, as a teenager, helped her mother sell fruit on street. She is appreciated for her life journey from rags to riches. Her dedication and efforts makes her one of the most paid models.

Miranda Kerr
6 million


Miranda May Kerr is an Australian model. She is the first model from Australia to represent Victoria Secret. She also launched her own skin care product brand KORA Organics. Kerr started her career at the age of 13. She has also studied nutrition and health psychology. Her beautiful features and skills keep her in the list of Highest paid models.

Liu Wen
7 million


Liu Wen is a Chinese super model. She is also the first model from East Asia to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Liu also featured on Forbes Magazine’s Highest paid models list in the year 2012. She is also the first Chinese model to appear on the front cover of American Vogue magazine.

Candice Swanepoel
7 million

Candice Susan Swanepoel is a South African super model working with Victoria’s Secret. She is also the first choice for many she appeared on the covers of Vogue edition in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and others. Swanepoel is also named no 1 in 2014 Maxim’s Hot 100 list. She also came in 8th position in 2016 to feature on the Forbes top-earning models list.

8.5 million

Cara Jocelyn Delevingne is an English fashion model and actress. She started her career after her schools in 2009. Cara was also selected as the Model of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards in 2012. She is recently seen in the DC’s Suicide Squad as Enchantress the character with magical abilities.

Gigi Hadid
9 million

Gigi Hadid, 21, is the international model of the year 2016 by British Fashion Council. Well for everyone surprise Gigi has done her first modeling assignment at the age of 2. She is also the global brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
9 million

Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is an English model and actress. Working as a model from the age of 15, Rosie has some of the better brands in her pocket. She also got a chance to act in her first mega-budget movie the third installment of Transformers series. She also featured in a blockbuster movie Mad Max: Fury Road.

Kendall Jenner
10 million

Kendall Nicole Jenner is a 21-year-old American model. She spots no. 16 in the Forbes list of top earning models 2015. She is also one of the top 15 most followed celebrities on Instagram. She began modeling at the age of 14. Kendall Jenner is also honored by a wax figure for Madame Tussauds’ London Fashion Week. She is the second most Googled model in the world.

Karlie Kloss
10 million


Karlie is an American model that started her career at the age of 14. She has also featured in the TV series and various music videos. Her clients consist of some of the big names like Gucci, Valentino, Versace, and others.

Adriana Lima
10.5 million


Adriana Lima age 36 is a Brazilian model and actress. She is the longest running model of Victoria’s Secret Angel. Lima is also world’s highest earning model; in 2012 Forbes listed her on no 4th in the same list. She is also seen doing acting in some Hollywood projects. Adrian also falls among the most paid models.

Gisele Bundchen
30.5 million


The World’s Highest Paid Model is Gisele Bundchen. She has also featured as the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry and also as the Forbes 89th most powerful woman in the world. Gisele has also worked in some of the movies in Hollywood.

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