These gorgeous beauties are the highest paid models of 2015
Modelling and beauty pageants are often perceived as a very glamorous world but the models have to face brutal cut throat competition to stay in the lime light. It is a pretty much a make or break situation for them every single day. These models do struggle super hard to become the highest paid models. Here, we bring you the highest paid models of 2015!
1 Gisele Bundchen, $44 million
Gisele Bundchen has become a brand herself! At not so young age of 35 years, she is the highest paid model and she continues to out-earn her younger counter parts. Gisele had made $47 million in 2014 and even though she is at $44 million this year, she enjoys many beauty and fragrance contracts. Even though, there were rumours that she may retire soon, her 5.5 million Facebook fans and 6 million Instagram followers would want to continue seeing her work.
2 Cara Delevingne, $9 million
Cara Delevinge, who is also Taylor swift’s BFF, has had a super impressive year. She joined the bandwagon of highest paid models in 2014 with $3.5 million but has skyrocketed to $9 million this year. She worked for 13 different brands and shot major advertisements with DKNY, Burberry and Topshop.She is super popular on social media with 19 million Instagram followers, 3.7 million Twitter followers and 240,000 Facebook fans. Very impressive Cara!
3 Adriana Lima,$8 million
Adriana is yet another Brazilian beauty and also the longest running angel of Victoria’s Secret. She not only made $8 million, but also created history.
4 DoutzenKroes, $8 million
Kroes is also at the great position of $8 million, thanks to her tempting contracts withL’Oréal and Victoria’s Secret.
5 Liu Wen, $7 milion
Liu Wen is the first Chinese model to walk the ramps for Victoria’s Secret and she also models for Estée Lauder, Calvin Klein and La Perla.
6 Miranda Kerr, $7 million
This Australian supermodel might have strayed from Victoria’s Secret but that hasn’t impacted her hefty bank balance, all thanks to her contracts with Wonderbra, H&M, Swarovski, Reebok and Mango.
7 Kate Moss, $7 million
This beauty is the oldest on this list.At the age of 41, she can still make the younger models run for their money. Due to her campaigns for Rimmel, St. Tropez tan and Kerastasehaircare, her bank balance is pretty sound.
8 Kate Upton, $7 million
This is the first year for Kate Upton on the Forbes’ list of highest paid models. Congratulations Kate! Hope you get more lucrative offers like Bobbi Brown and Accessorize.
9 Hilary Rhoda, $5 million
This beautiful American model has been working withEstée Lauder for eight years now,and that would surely fetch her, a handsome sum indeed!
10 Alessandra Ambrosio, $5 million
Alessandra is yet another Brazilian model who made it to the list with her earnings fromVictoria’s Secret and H&M contracts.
11 Kendall Jenner, $4 million
Finally, Jenner enters the world’s highest paid models list by making $4 million this year. She is also the youngest on the list at 19 years of age. We are sure the Kardashians and the Jenners will be proud of this dainty beauty. With the whole fan following, we might see ‘Keeping up with Kendall’ soon.
12 Natalia Vodianova,$4 million
Natalia, the super-hot Russian super model is the face of Calvin Klein fragrance Euphoria. It may come as a shock to many, but Natalia has four kids!She also models for Guerlain.
These highest paid models sure give us some goals! Don’t they? We hope they continue to work hard and earn better as being paid for looking pretty is indeed the best!