Forbes Highest Paid Models of 2018!

  • Forbes Highest Paid Models of 2018!

    Forbes Highest Paid Models of 2018!

    Recently Forbes has released its official list of highest paid models of 2018 and Kendall Jenner is topping the chart. Here we bring you the complete list of Forbes Highest Paid Models of 2018. Together, the world's 10 highest-paid models banked a cumulative $113 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018. Take a look:

    Source: Forbes

  • Doutzen Kroes - $8 million

    Doutzen Kroes - $8 million

    Dutch supermodel returns to the ranking after a year hiatus with a lucrative L'Oreal cosmetics contract. The face of Piaget, she also has her own line of cashmere sweaters.

  • Joan Smalls - $8.5 million

    Joan Smalls - $8.5 million

    A runway expert, the Puerto Rican star walks in more shows than her fellow list members and still finds time to shoot campaigns for Estee Lauder, Moschino fragrances and more.

  • Bella Hadid - $8.5 million

    Bella Hadid - $8.5 million

    The youngest member of the list, 22-year-old Hadid is the face of Dior beauty, Bulgari and Tag Heuer. Ads are still standard fareóbut increasingly, posts to her 21.7 million Instagram followers are what brands now find more valuable.

  • Gigi Hadid - $9.5 million

    Gigi Hadid - $9.5 million

    Though this year marked her final collaboration with fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, the 23-year-old still boasts her own lines with makeup giant Maybelline, Messika jewelry and Vogue eyewear. In another sign that athletic wear is increasingly a money-maker for models, Hadid is now the face of Reebok.

  • Gisele Bundchen - $10 million

    Gisele Bundchen - $10 million

    The Brazilian icon published a book about her life called Lessons this year, in between advertising for Stuart Weitzman and Brazilian brands such as Vivara and Arezzo.

  • Cara Delevingne - $10 million

    Cara Delevingne - $10 million

    British model returns to the ranks thanks to deals with Douglas Cosmetics, Rimmel, Tag Heuer, and Dior Beauty, among others. Next up: A part in Amazon Prime Video series Carnival Row.

  • Rosie Huntington Whitely - $11.5 million

    Rosie Huntington Whitely - $11.5 million

    Pocketing a cut of sales from her own lingerie, make-up and fragrances lines at British department store Marks & Spencers counts for most of her millions. In addition to other ad campaigns, she also launched her own beauty website, Rose Inc.

  • Chrissy Teigen - $11.5 million

    Chrissy Teigen - $11.5 million

    Thanks to her giant social media presence, the former Sports Illustrated cover star has branched out beyond modeling into a line of cookware, a second cookbook and hosting television show Lip Sync Battle.

  • Karlie Kloss - $13 million

    Karlie Kloss - $13 million

    The 6'2' Midwesterner scored the best take-home of her decade-long career by securing lucrative deals with the likes of Swarovski, Adidas, and Estee Lauder, among others.

  • Kendall Jenner - $22.5 million

    Kendall Jenner - $22.5 million

    Kendall Jenner may not be the best-paid Kardashian-Jenner, but she's earning more than any other model in the world. The 23-year-old banked $22.5 million in the 12 months prior to June 2018 to top this year's ranking of the highest-paid models. Kendall's earnings nearly matched her age in millions as she pocketed a career-high from contracts with Estee Lauder, Adidas, and Calvin Klein, among others.

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