Gisele Bundchen proves that she is not just a pretty face. She is also the top earning model this year by raking in an estimated $47 million. Since 2002, Bundchen has been making more money than any other model. At the age of 34, she was named the world’s highest paid model.
With Bundchen’s lucrative contracts with H&M, Carolina Herrera, Chanel, Pantene and Oral-B, the Brazilian supermodel managed to make it on top of Forbes annual list. Not to mention, she is $39 million ahead of the other models on the list. Bundchen has been on the list for eight consecutive years.
Doutzen Kroes and Adriana Lima followed her in second place, earning $8 million each. Both of these supermodels are known best for their work with Victoria’s Secret. Kate Moss came in third place, earning $7 million with Kate Upton, Liu Wen and Miranda Kerr. Alessandra Ambrosio is another Victoria’s Secret millionaire earning $5 million. Ambrosio shares the spot with Hilary Rhoda. On the fifth spot are Natalia Vodianova, Karlie Kloss, Carolyn Murphy and Jourdan Dunn earning $4 million.
The list considers the earnings of the models starting from June 2013 to June 2014. Tax fees and agent fees have not been deducted. It focuses on the earnings of the models in modeling rather than from singing or acting.