Top Earning Supermodels
Modeling - a luxurious and sophisticated game for women of experience and those who possess an in depth knowledge about their chosen career. According to the latest Forbes report, Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima and Gisele Bundchen are among the highest paid supermodels today and of course, we can understand why.
Let’s find out what other beauties were able to make it on the list. Here is the 2012 top earning supermodels for the last twelve months together with their earnings from May 2011 to May 2012.
10 #1. Gisele Bündchen
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $45 millionAgency: IMG Models
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is again hailed by Forbes as the highest paid supermodel this year by earning about $45 million from streams of revenues such as endorsements, modeling, licensing of Esprit, Versace, Pantene and even real estate ventures. She is also earning a percentage of profit from the products that bear her name like Ipanema flip-flops. She has recently announced that she and her husband, Tom Brady, the quarterback of New England Patriot, are expecting their second child soon.
9 #2. Kate Moss
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $9.2 millionAgency: IMG Models
She is almost 40 but supermodel Kate Moss still shows her glam and sophistication in the runway. Through her endorsements with the products of Mango, Rimmel and Longchamp, this British beaty had earned a total of $9.2 million last year.
8 #3. Natalia Vodianova
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $8.6 millionAgency: DNA Models
Starting her modelling career at 15, Russian model Natalia Vodinova made it to the third spot of the highest earning supermodel in the world. To date, this bombshell has already walked in over 175 runways. She has also made several campaigns and just last year, she endorsed the products of Calvin Klein and Guerlain which earned her a total of $8.6 million.
7 #4. Adriana Lima
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $7.3 millionAgency: Marilyn New York
Her wicked and sizzling curves led Adriana Lima to make it on the fourth spot of the world’s highest paid supermodels. This Victoria’s Secret model earned an estimated amount of $7.3 million in the past year.
6 #5. Doutzen Kroes
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $6.9 millionAgency: DNA Models
According to Forbes, Doutzen Kroes is the 5th highest paid supermodel in the world after earning $6.9 million in the past year.
5 #6. Alessandra Ambrosio
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $6.6 millionAgency: DNA Models
After giving birth in May, Alessandra Ambrosio is now ready to show off her bombshell curves in the runway. She earned a total of $6.6 million last year which made her the 6th top earning supermodel in the globe today.
4 #7. Miranda Kerr
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $4 millionAgency: IMG Models
With a total earning of $4 million last year alone, Miranda Kerr is probably one of the luckiest supermodels today. Aside from her staggering high salary, this Victoria Secret model is married to actor Orlando Bloom.
3 #8. Lara Stone
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $3.8 millionAgency: IMG Models
Her bombshell curves led this hot and sizzling model to the 7th rank of the highest paid supermodels in the world. This Dutch stunner earned about $3.8 million in 2011-2012 after modelling for the jeans of Calvin Klein.
2 #9. Carolyn Murphy
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $3.5 millionAgency: IMG Models
After over two decades of enjoying the limelight in the world of modeling, Carolyn Murphy is still one of the most successful and in-demand supermodels today. She was the cover girl of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue which earned her a total of $3.5 million and led her to the 9th spot of the highest pain supermodel in the world.
1 #10. Candice Swanepoel
Earnings from May 2011 to May 2012: $3.1 millionAgency: IMG Models
This South African buxom beauty made it to the top 10 list of the highest paid supermodels in the world after earning a total of $3.1 in the past year. Candice Swanepoel is a Victoria Secret model who is now on its second year of being included in the list of Forbes’ highest paid supermodel in the world.