The highest paid models of 2016( PHOTO)

10. Miranda Kerr

Income: $ 6 million

The Australian model became popular in 2007, thanks to its collaboration with the popular Victoria's Secret brand.

Miranda is engaged to Evan Spiegel, one of the richest people in the world, although she herself is an enviable bride in the material plan. Kerr has his own cosmetic line Kora Organics.

9. Liu Wen

Income: $ 7 million

The only Asian supermodel in the top 10 highest paid models. It cooperates with such brands as Anna Sui, Victoria`s Secret and Vidal Sassoon. Liu Wen is the first Asian woman to participate in the Victoria's Secret show.

8. Candice Swainpole

Income: $ 7 million

This year, Candice celebrates not only an increase in incomes, but also the birth of a child. The model cooperates with Versace and Givenchy, and is also one of the "angels" of Victoria `s Secret( when she is not pregnant, of course).

7. Kara Delevin

Income: 8.5 million dollars

Despite the fact that Delevin has recently distanced itself from the model industry, it still ranks among the top ten richest top models in the world. She successfully conquers Hollywood, starring in the "Team Suicide"( in the role of the Sorceress) and "Paper Cities"( in the role of Margo Roth Spiegelmann).Kara also has beneficial contacts with YSL Beauty and Tag Heuer.

6. Gigi Hadid

Income: $ 9 Million

21-year-old Gigi has signed thousands of contracts with respected brands such as Maybelline, BMW and Tommy Hilfiger.

5. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Income: $ 9 million

British model, "Victoria's Secret Angel" and an actress you could see in "Mad Max: the Road of Fury" and "Transformers 3".The fragile model in one of the interviews complained that the shooting in "Mad Max" was given to her more heavily than in the "Transformers", since she had to live right in the middle of the desert.

4. Kendall Jenner

Income: $ 10 million

A 20-year-old model and, in combination, the younger sister of the "star with booty" Kim Kardashian. Kendall is not only good-looking, but also has a writer's talent. Together with her sister Kylie, she wrote a novel in the genre of science fiction called Rebels: City of Indra. However, it does not enjoy frenzied popularity and on the basis of customer reviews on Amazon the book got 1.7 out of 5 stars.

3. Carly Closs

Income: $ 10M

Rapidly moving up the career ladder, Carly has doubled its revenue since 2015.It cooperates with such world-famous brands as Carolina Herrera's, Good Girl and Chanel's Coco Noir.

2. Adriana Lima

Income: 10.5 million dollars

A popular 35-year-old Brazilian model with an actress's diploma. Adriana cooperates with the famous Victoria's Secret brand since 2000 and was the face of the famous cosmetic brand Maybelline. The media often call Adrian one of the most beautiful women in the world.

1. Gisele Bundchen

Income: $ 30.5 million

Queen of the podium since 2002 and up to date has earned more money than any other top model. Even despite the drop in Gisele's income by 30% from last year's mark( 44 million dollars), this 36-year-old beauty is still far ahead of its competitors. She has concluded very lucrative contracts with perfume manufacturers and cosmetic giants such as Pantene, Chanel and Carolina Herrera.


Every year Forbes releases its list of the highest paid models .Almost a third of it this year is occupied by newcomers, including three "angels" Victoria's Secret: Lily Aldridge, Jasmine Tux and the youngest of the "angels" 20-year-old Taylor Hill.

In general, the "angels" Victoria's Secret account for 30% of the rating of the world's most highly paid models, in part because of their lucrative contracts with the manufacturer of underwear.

But who got in the top ten most profitable conquerors of the world podiums.


  • Miranda Kerr
  • Liu Wen
  • Candice Swainpole
  • Cara Delevin
  • Gigi Hadid
  • Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
  • Kendall Jenner
  • Carly Kloss
  • Adriana Lima
  • Giselle B√ľndchen