Gisele Bundchen tops Forbes list of highest paid models

Gisele Bundchen tops Forbes’ list of highest paid models for the ninth year in a row.

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) – With estimated earnings of $44 million during the past year, Gisele Bundchen has topped the list of highest paid models for a ninth year, Forbes.com said on Thursday (September 17).

British model Cara Delevingne, who has recently stepped off the catwalk and onto the big screen, came in a tied second with fellow Brazilian model Adriana Lima with $9 million.

Dutch model Doutzen Kroes was named fourth with earnings of $7.5 million, followed by Russian model Natalia Vodianova with $7 million.

Miranda Kerr and Joan Smalls tie for sixth at $5.5 million, while Lara Stone, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel and Karlie Kloss all ranked at number eight, making $5 million each.

Notable newcomer Kendall Jenner earned $4 million at 16th on the list.