Modeling is a demanding industry that keeps people on their toes. Yet it can also be very rewarding. The business can make you mega-wealthy if one is able to catch ample attention and a few fantastic offers. In this industry, there are also rags to riches tales. Only for a ramp walk or a photoshoot that takes a few hours, these top supermodels are being paid loads of money. Let's have a look at the world's 10 best paying models here.
Doutzen Kroes ($8 million)
Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch model and actress who holds number 10 among the list of top-earning models. Kroes is currently working for L'Oréal and has become the cover face of Time, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Glamour, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, W, Elle, Dazed & Confused, Avantgarde, and Numero.
Bella Hadid ($8.5 million)
She is the youngest member of the highest-paid modeling list. Hadid is the face of Dior beauty, Bulgari, and Tag Heuer. Ads are the regular fare, but updates to her more than 38.3 million followers on Instagram are gradually what marketers now find most important.
Joan Smalls ($8.5 million)
The Puerto Rican actress, a runway professional, walks in more shows than her fellow list mates and still has time for Estee Lauder, Moschino fragrances, and more to film campaigns.
Gigi Hadid ($9.5 million)
Gigi is one of the highest paying models at the tender age of 25, with a reported $9 million in earnings. This is all due to her deals with Maybelline, BMW, Tommy Hilfiger, and Topshop. In addition, by the British Fashion Council, she was named Foreign Model of the Year 2016.
Cara Delevingne ($10 million)
Cara is at the 6th number in this list of highest-paid models and is now concentrating on her film career, but in the modeling industry, she is still incredibly successful. 43.6 million followers on Instagram, making her one of the most famous, if not the highest, earners this year.
Gisele Bundchen ($10 million)
Once again, Gisele Bundchen leads in the top paying models. Gisele has been at the top of the list for over ten years.
Rosie Huntington-Whitely ($11.5 million)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, one of the most beautiful English models, is number 4 on the list. The home-grown talent is making a cool $11.5 million. She has appeared on the covers of British Vogue, Elle, GQ, and many others.
Chrissy Teigen ($11.5 million)
The high net worth of Chrissy comes from brand collaborations, cookbook bestsellers, and TV hosting gigs. The first book deal for Chrissy came via Twitter, which has made her a celebrity on social media.
Karlie Kloss ($13 million)
The high net worth of Chrissy comes from brand collaborations, bestselling cookbooks, and gigs for TV hosting. The first book contract for Chrissy evolved from Twitter, which has made her a celebrity in social media.
Kendall Jenner ($22.5 million)
Right now, she's one of the most incredible people in the world. Of the world's top-paying models, Kendall comes in at number 1, and she's one of Instagram's most commonly followed ladies.
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