Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner were among the catwalk queens who made serious bank this year.

No Doubt Modeling is Spectacularly mercilessly industry, But those who reach to the top are undoubtedly paid well for their struggle. Featuring in movies, reality shows and having social media wizardry certainly helps, yet the road to supermodel-dom is broadly dubious and subject to design impulses.

Forbes‘list of the top-earning models of the year 2016: The original Brazilian beauty still remains on the top Gisele Bündchen and Karlie Kloss continue to nab ad campaigns left and right. But being famous on social media is more important then ever Jenner increased her cash flow by 150 percent this year and becomes third richest model.

Below, Browse the top models of the year, plus the amount they are earning from modeling industry.

1. Gisele Bündchen ($30,500,000)

Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian fashion model and actress. Since 2004, Bündchen has been among the highest-paid models in the world.

2.Karlie Kloss ($10,000,000)

Karlie Kloss is an american fashion model.Vogue Paris declared her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s.

✨?✨ @britishfashioncouncil #FashionAwards

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3.Kendall Jenner ($10,000,000)

21 year old Kendall Nicole Jenner is an American fashion model. And become a celebrity at a very young age.

pre show with @russelljames

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4.Gigi Hadid ($9,000,000)

Gigi Hadid is an American fashion model. She was signed to IMG Models in 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking on


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5.Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ($9,000,000)

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is an English model and actress. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Sceret, formerly being one of their brand “Angels”, for being the face of Burberry’s 2011 brand fragrance “Burberry Body”, for her work with M&S, and, most recently, for her artistic collaboration with denim-focused fashion brand Paige.

6.Cara Delevingne ($8,500,000)

Cara Delevingne is an English fashion model and actress. She signed with storm model management after leaving school in 2009. Delevingne won the “Model of the Year” award at the British Fashion Awards in 2012 and 2014

7. Candice Swanepoel ($7,000,000)

Candice Swanepoel is a South African supermodel, best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list

This magical trip to Costa Rica. #natureseries ?? @jeromeduran #chasingwaterfalls

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8. Liu Wen ($7,000,000)

Liu Wen is a Chinese Fashion Model represented by The Society Management  and based in New York City. She is the first model of East Asian descent to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Taking a big, strong step in "Secret Angels" ?#VSFashionShow

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9. Miranda Kerr ($6,000,000)

Miranda Kerr is an Australian model. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007 as one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels. Kerr was the first Australian Victoria’s Secret model and also represented the Australian department store chain David Jones.

Loving this new dress from @marella_official ❤️#ad

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10. Lara Stone ($5,500,000)

Lara Stone is Dutch model.

Take me back…. @sebastianfaena #miami ☀️?

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11. Natalia Vodianova ($5,500,000)

Natalia Vodianova is a Russian model, philanthropist and occasional film actress. She is well known for her rags to riches life story and for her eight-season, seven-figure contract with Calvin Klein.

Future is purple. ? by @thomaswhiteside ? by @guerlain for @harpersbazaares #every1counts

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12. Kate Moss ($5,000,000)

Kate Moss is an English model. Born in Croydon, Surrey, she was discovered in 1988 at age 14 by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City.

Kate looking gorgeous for @voguejapan Jan '17 @decortebeauty

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13. Alessandra Ambrosio ($5,000,000)

Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian model and actress. Ambrosio is known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokes model for the company’s PINK line. Ambrosio is currently one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and has modeled for brands such as Next, Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, and Ralph Lauren.

Finally ? Vacation ??

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14. Doutzen Kroes ($5,000,000)

Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch Frisian model and actress. She began her modelling career in 2003 in the Netherlands and quickly was sent by her agency to New York where she was cast by lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret.

Paris street style? #streetstyle #paris

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15. Joan Smalls ($4,500,000)

Joan Smalls is a Puerto Rican fashion model. In 2013, she ranked at #8 on Forbes magazine’s “World’s Highest-Paid Models” list. In 2011, she became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics. In January 2014, Smalls appeared on the “Return of the Supermodel” cover of American Elle.


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