Fashion is a tough business. And for models with a short shelf-life, even more. However, there are some who break the norm and continue to be on top of their game, all the while raking in six-figure incomes that would make anyone turn green with envy.
Here is the list of some top 5 models who earn more than famous celebrities :
Kendall Jenner age 22 steals the top spot with a mammoth $22 million year. Thanks to an Instagram account that lets her disseminate advertisements to 85 million followers, Jenner tallied a career-best total in the 12 months to June from favorable deals with Estée Lauder, La Perla,and Adidas, among others. Paychecks from her family’s reality TV show, her Kendall + Kylie clothing line with her sister, Kylie Jenner, and numerous social media endorsements juice her modeling money.
Bundchen took respectable second place with $17.5 million. Despite having a quieter year than she was used to in her Victoria’sSecret heyday, the Brazilian bombshell still posed for several high-paying campaigns, including Carolina Herrera fragrance and Vivara jewelry. The Brazilian-born model has also been dedicating her time to campaigning for more sustainability in the fashion industry.
At only 22 years old, this American model was discovered through Instagram. He has recently worked for Moschino, Philipp Plein,and Jeremy Scott. Before modeling, Noszka was a keen basketballer and it’s clear he is passionate about keeping his body in shape.
Christine Diane Teigen is an American model. She made her debut in the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2010 and, alongside Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge, appeared on the cover in 2014. She took fourth place with $13.5 million.
Adriana Lima s a Brazilian model and actress. Best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 1999 as a spokes model for Maybelline cosmetics since 2003 and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials. At the age of 15, Lima won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the World” competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City.