Top Models 2016
The list of World’s highest paid models in the year 2016
The top fashion designers of the industry have turned these supermodels into angels. The amount of money paid to these models is surely hard to be believed by a common people. A super model life is not easy to achieve. Models need to work really hard to get the position of a super model and then only they manage to claim a heavy pay for the service they offer for promoting the brands among media to attract huge population of consumers for the brand they promote.
1. Gisele Caroline Bundchen– She is a Brazilian supermodel cum actress. She currently heads the United Nations Environment Program for being its loyal ambassador. In the year 2016, she has made record earnings of about $47 millions.
2. Doutzen Kroes- She is one of the Dutch model and actress and has also been a part of the Victoria’s Secret Angel. She has left this brand in 2015 and is currently working L’Oréal Group. She has a record earnings of $ 8 million for the year ended 2015.
3. Adriana Lima- She is also one of the popular Brazilian models cum actress. She has been with the reputed brand, Victoria’s Secret Angel since the year 2000. She had also been the spokesperson for the reputed cosmetics brand Maybelline from the 200 to 2009. She has earned an amount of 48 million till the year 2015.
4. Kate Moss – She is a popular English model, born Croydon, Greater London. She was discovered by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management in 1988 at JFK Airport in New York City. Kate was just 14 years of age at that time. At the age of 40, she has proved many models that young age are not only the major prerequisites to become successful in the fashion industry. Till the year ended 2015, she has recorded to have earned $7 million.
5. Kate Upton- She is a well- known American model and actress born in 1992 in St. Joseph, Michigan, U.S. She is popularly known for several appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues in various magazines. She also works of the Bobbi Brown cosmetics brand and Express clothing. She has got recorded earnings of $7 millions in the year 2015.
6. Miranda May Kerr- Miranda is an Australian model born in 1983 in Sydney, Australia. She was able to become popular in 2007, working for the popular brand, Victoria’s Secret Angels. Most of her income is generated from the contract with Victoria’s Secrets, Quantus, David Jones, Lipton and Mango. Till the year 2015, she has earned an amount of $7 million.
7. Liu Wen- She is the first supermodel who came from China working for the popular brand Victoria’s Secret. She was born in 1988 in Yongzhou, Hunan. She is also one of the highest paid models by earning an amount of $7 million.
8. Alessandra Ambrosio- She is a Brazilian model born in 1981. She became popular working Victoria’s Secret. She is also working with brands like Ralph Lauren, Next, Christian Dior and Armani Exchange. She is also one of the top earners at $5 million.
9. Hilary Rhoda- She is a popular American model who has worked with popular brand, Estee Lauder. She also appeared in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues. She also has a recorded earnings of $5 million till the year ended 2015.
10. Natalia Vodianova- Natalia is a Russian model, actress and philanthropist. She has worked with the brands like Calvin Klein, Guerlian cosmetics and popular Lingerie brands. She has made earnings of $4 million till the year 2015.