Modeling is a luxurious and rewarding line of work for the few beauties who the tricks of the game. Most of thesupermodels that are paid handsomely have walked the runway for Victoria’s Secret at some point or the other. Let’s check out the top 10 highest paid of these supermodels.
10. Candice Swanepoel
The youngest on the list, the South African supermodel is best known due to her active work as a Victoria Secret angel. Spotted at a flea market at the age of 15, she was earning €5000 for a day’s work by the age of 16.
9. Carolyn Murphy
The 39 year old model and actress who was ruled the industry for well over two decades was the cover girl of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Discovered at a young age of 15, she has been the face of Estee Lauder since 2001.
8. Lara Stone
Best known for her stunning curves and gap-set tooth, this Dutch supermodel bagged the eighth positions due to contracts with Calvin Klein, Versace and Prada among others.
7. Miranda Kerr
Married to actor Orlando Bloom, the 29-year old Aussie former VS Angel that started modeling at the age of 13, practices Nichiren Buddhism. She is best known for her prominent dimples.
6. Alessandra Ambrosio
Chosen as the first spokesperson for Victoria Secret’s line, “PINK”, this 32- year old Brazilian beauty who has been called the Sexiest Woman by media is a mother of two.
5. Doutzen Kroes
The Victoria Secret Angel who has her wax statue in Madame Tussauds, Amsterdam was considered tom-boyish in her young days. She has contracts with many top brands including L’Oreal and wishes to pursue acting soon.
4. Adriana Lima
With the highest Facebook fan-following, this Brazilian model is best known for her work as a Victoria Secret Angel. She has been featured in some of the most sizzling commercials.
3. Natalia Vodanova
This 31 year-old Russian model, actress and philanthropist and designer is a mother of three. She has walked over 175 runways and has endorsed products for Calvin Klein and Guerlain which has landed her in the number 3 spot.
2. Kate Moss
The one-time bad girl Kate Moss is almost 40 but remains one of the biggest icons of the fashion industry. This British beauty has endorsed many products like Mango, Rimmel and Longchamp to earn a total of $9.2million last year.
1. Gisele Bündchen
This Brazillian supermodel is the unparalleled winner with her earning for last year amounting to $45 million. The most powerful supermodel in the world, she is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nation Environmental Program.
Most of the supermodels have been VS angels. Heidi Klum, a big name in the fashion industry was also one of the highest paid models of her time. SOURCE