Ever wondered who is the highest paid model in the world? Well, modeling is a tough industry but it can be highly rewarding too. If you can capture great deals and grab exposure than the industry will make you super rich.
Here take a look at the top 10 highest earning models in the world.
10. Sean O’ Pry - $8 million
The American model Sean O’ Pry started his career in his late teens from the social media platform. He first started as a model from the Myspace profile. He has worked as a topnotch model with some of the biggest brands including Calvin Klein, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren, and Michael Kors.
Moreover, he is now even working as a model for music videos. His most popular appearance in music videos is in the Taylor Swift’s Blanck Space.
The 6 feet model, Sean O’ Pry is estimated to have a net worth of around $8 million as of 2019.
9. Simon Nessman - $10 million
Simon Nessman is a Canadian model who started his career in 2007. As of 2019, he is best known to be the current face of $8.9 billion Italian fashion personality Giorgio Armani.
Apart from that, he has featured as a model and done endorsements for popular brands and companies including Versace, D&G, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Barneys, Gap, John Hardy Jewelry, and John Galliano.
In 2019, Nessman was named #1 on the list of The World’s Highest-Paid Male Models. His net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. He stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inch.
8. David Gandy - $16 million
David Gandy is a British Model who came to fame after winning a television fashion competition in 2001. He was taken as the UK’s unofficial ‘Mr. Style’ and is well known for serving Hugo Boss, banana republic, Massimo Dutti, Marks & Spencer and many more.
As of 2019, David Gandy’s net worth is $16 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
7. Bella Hadid - $25 million
Following her elder sister Gigi’s footsteps, Bella Hadid has taken the world and has been one of the most powerful models in the world. In 2018, Bella almost overtook all the runways of the popular shows.
Isabella Khair Hadid is an American model who started her career at the tender age of 16. She professionally rose in the modeling industry after being signed by IMG Models on 21 August 2014.
Currently, she is working as the model for the brands like; Vogue Paris, LOVE Magazine, V Magazine, Dazed Magazine. She is the new face of the TAG Heuer.
As of 2019, the 5 feet 7 inches Bella has a net worth of around $25 million.
6. Joan Smalls - $26 million
Joan Smalls aka Joan Smalls Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican supermodel and actress. She was listed #8 on the list of Forbes list of World’ Highest Paid Model.
She started her career as a model of haute couture and ready-to-wear collections. Moreover, she has modeled for Chanel, Isabel Marant, Burberry, Moschino, Miu Miu, Bottega Veneta, Lanvin, Missoni, Chloé, Alexander Wang, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier, Balmain, Fendi, Dior, DSquared², Valentino, Oscar De La Renta, DVF, Tommy Hilfiger, Anna Sui, Stella McCartney and many others.
As of 2019, she is modeling for Versace, Prada, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, and many more. Joan Smalls is estimated to have a net worth of $26 million. Moreover, she is among models who are of the average height; 5 feet 8 inches.
5. Gigi Hadid - $29 million
Gigi Hadid is among the highest paid models with the net worth of $29 million. She is popular for her modeling deals with Maybelline, Tommy Hilfiger, BMW, and Topshop.
In 2016, she was named International Model of the year by the British Fashion Council. A source revealed that she gathered a salary of approximately $9 million to $10 million per her contract with the brands and companies like Maybelline, Evian, BMW, Versace, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Gigi Hadid standing at the height of 5 feet 8 inches is estimated to have a net worth of $29 million.
She walked in the ramps of Alberta Ferretti, Prada, Giles Deacon, and Moschino, Givenchy, Burberry, Oscar De La Renta, Valentino, Michael Kors, and many more. She has also modeled in advertisements for Versace, Leon Max, Prabal Gurung, Balmain, Bvlgari, Tommy Hilfiger, Topshop, Marks & Spencer, Victoria's Secret, and others.
Rosie is 5 feet 7 inches in height.
3. Karlie Kloss - $30 million
Karlie Elizabeth Kloss is an American Model known for being the Victoria’s Secret Angel for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015.
She started her career from the tender age of 14. She started her career by being the cover model of Scene Magazine. Till date, she has appeared as a model in advertisements for Rebecca Taylor, Jean Paul Gaultier, Donna Karan, Gap, Bally Shoe, Bergdorf Goodman, Pringle of Scotland, American Eagle, Victoria's Secret PINK, Adidas and many more.
Recently in 2018, she revealed that she would be walking on the runway for Heidi Kulm’s shoes. She is also popular for her tower height of 6 feet 1 inch.
2. Doutzen Kroes - $32 million
Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch model and actress. Although Kroes did not have a keen interest in modeling, she sent her photos to Paparazzi Model Management in 2003. In 2005, she was named model of the year at a young age.
Currently, Kroes is working as the model of L’Oreal and featuring in covers of magazines like; Time, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Glamour, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Elle, Dazed & Confused, Avantgarde, and Numéro. Moreover, she is also a former Victoria’s Secret Angel.
As of 2019, Doutzen Kroes has accumulated around $32 million as her net worth. Kroes has a height of 5 feet 8 inches.
1. Kendall Jenner - $40 million
Kendall Jenner is an American model most popular for being part of Kardashian-Jenner Clan. She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Jenner professionally began her modeling career from the early age of 14 after leaving high school.
Indeed she appeared in the number of magazines and advertisements including Forever21, Harper’s Bazar, Oscar de la Renta, Vogue China, Vogue Japan, Tommy Hilfiger, Fendi, Ports 1961, Bottega Veneta, Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana and many more.
As of 2018, Kendall Jenner is listed as the 2018 Forbes’ World’s Highest Paid model. She gathered net worth of around $40 million from her professional modeling career.