Top Female Models In The World

Any item of clothing is just clothing until the model does what it is, a warm seam or whatever. Models are not just dolls that show clothes, they are real people who have real jobs and are paid for it. In fact, most of them make more money than people with corporate jobs and these are the top paid models in the world.

Kathy Ireland

Kathy Ireland is by far the richest models in the world. After a successful modeling career and three famous covers of Sports Illustrated Swimsuits Edition, Ireland turned to public speaking, exercise videos, theater, reality TV and recommendations. Ireland has amassed its fortune by lending its name to thousands of products created by Kathy Ireland Worldwide, a multinational company with sales of $ 2 billion. The Irish company offers products in all industries, including the media, furniture, toys, jewelry and books. Kathy Ireland has an estimated net worth of nearly $ 500 million, making her the most successful female model in the world today.

Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bündchen is a Brazilian model and actress. Since 2004, Bündchen has been among the highest-paid models in the world and is currently ranked second, making of $17.5 million annually from modelling. She has graced the cover of Vogue magazine several times and is sitting on over 14 million followers on Instagram. Aside from magazines and runway shows, Bündchen–who’s married to NFL quarterback Tom Brady–also earns money as a spokesperson. Gisele gives back by being in involved in numerous charities in Brazil and the United States. Gisele Bündchen’s net worth is estimated to be nearly $400 million.

Chrissy Teigen

American model and author, Chrissy Teigen is currently the third paid model in the world and makes about  $13.5 million a year. Her entry to the industry was via Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue back in 2010 and the rest is history. She currently has over 21 million followers on Instagram.

Christie Brinkley

Almost 30 years after this famous cameo in “National Lampoon’s Vacation”, Christie Brinkley is still as strong. Brinkley’s big break came in 1976 when she started her decades-long spokesperson contract with CoverGirl. She has been on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition for three consecutive issues. Brinkley supplemented his income with numerous acting roles, books and a skin care line. However, the majority of his net worth comes from real estate investments, including in The Hamptons. Brinkley’s real estate holdings are estimated at $ 60 million, while his overall net worth is estimated at $ 100 million.

Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum won a modeling contest in her native Germany in the early 1990s. Following her win and subsequent modeling contract, she appeared on multiple magazine covers including the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, a publication of Time (TIME). She also has runway experience as one of Victoria’s Secret’s most famous Angels. Klum graduated from runways and cover shoots to work as a spokesperson, actress, and designer. Young people today likely recognize her from her stints as a host on “Germany’s Next Top Model” and “Project Runway” as well as her role as a judge on “America’s Got Talent.” Heidi Klum has an estimated net worth of $120 million.