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15 of the Richest Models in the World and Their Net Worth

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Ever wonder which models are the wealthiest in the world? Models are infamous for leading opulent lifestyles, walking the catwalk, and collaborating with international fashion designers. It makes sense when you consider how much money some of them make.

Based on their individual net worth and estimates, we are offering you 15 of the world's wealthiest models, and they are listed below in ascending order.

15. Elle Macpherson

15. Elle Macpherson

Net Worth: $95 million

Eleanor Nancy Macpherson is an Australian model, businesswoman, television host, and actress. She is the creator, lead model, and creative force behind a number of businesses, including the skincare line The Body and the lingerie label Elle Macpherson Intimates. 

She has also launched her own fashion, swimwear, and wellness lines in addition to a hugely successful series of exercise DVDs. From 2010 until 2013, she served as Britain & Ireland's Next Top Model's host and executive producer. 

She also served as the show's host for the first season and is now an executive producer of Fashion Star on NBC.

14. Christie Brinkley

14. Christie Brinkley

Net Worth: $100 million

Brinkley is an American model who was found in Paris while she was a student. Since then, she has appeared on the covers of numerous magazines and been photographed in more than 30 different nations. 

Since she was chosen to represent CoverGirl and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in the 1970s, Christie Brinkley has been a well-known model.

13. Heidi Klum

13. Heidi Klum

Net Worth: $160 Million

German-American Heidi Klum is a model, television host, producer, and businesswoman who rose to popularity after being featured on several fashion magazines' covers. 

She was the first German model to sign on as a Victoria's Secret Angel, for which she worked for more than 10 years, and she appeared on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1998. 

Her role as Project Runway's host is highly known. She has acted in a number of advertisements for McDonald's, Volkswagen, and other brands as a spokesmodel for Dannon and H&M.

13. Sofia Vergara

13. Sofia Vergara

Net Worth: $180 Million

Sofia Vergara is a Colombian actress, model, TV personality, and businesswoman. As of September 2016, Vergara was the highest-paid television actress, earning $43 million, according to Forbes. 

Vergara also inked endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, Rooms To Go, Synthroid, and other products. She also accepted a position as a brand ambassador for the Head & Shoulders anti-dandruff shampoo. 

Beginning with the fifteenth season, Vergara served as a judge on America's Got Talent. In 2021 and 2022, she returned for her second and third seasons, respectively.

12. Juanita Jordan

12. Juanita Jordan

Net Worth: $200 Million

Former model and ex-wife of NBA player Michael Jordan, Juanita Jordan, worked for many years as both a model and a secretary, which allowed her to amass fortune throughout the course of her career. 

After the divorce in 2006, Juanita often withdrew from the public in order to focus on their children and charities. She serves on the board of Reel Beauty Inc., a Chicago-based mentoring program for young women. She also contributed to the establishment of the Michael and Juanita Endowment Fund.

11. Iman

11. Iman

Net worth: $200 million

Iman (real name Zara Mohamed Abdulmajid) is regarded as a legend of fashion. She served as a model for numerous fashion houses, including Calvin Klein, Yves Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace, and more. 

Iman has been a model for many years. Her cosmetics company, which was among the first to provide an inclusive color range, has contributed significantly to her income. 

She is a philanthropist who has worked with the Children's Defense Fund, Save the Children, and the Keep a Child Alive initiative in addition to managing her successful worldwide beauty brand.

10. Tamara Ecclestone

10. Tamara Ecclestone

Net Worth: $300 Million

Tamara Ecclestone is a British socialite, model, and television personality. She is the eldest child of Bernie Ecclestone, the former CEO of the Formula One Group, and former model Slavica Radi Ecclestone. 

She made her television debut in 2006 when she presented the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Channel 4. Ecclestone presided over the broadcast of the 2009 Formula 1 season on Sky Sports Italia. 

She starred in Tamara Ecclestone: Billion Dollar Girl, a reality television series that debuted in 2011 on Channel 5. In May 2013, Ecclestone bared all for Playboy.

9. Paris Hilton

9. Paris Hilton

Net Worth: $300 Million

Model, businesswoman, entertainer, and socialite Paris Whitney Hilton hails from New York City and is well-known in the media. She is the great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton, the founder of Hilton Hotels. 

Hilton first came to the attention of tabloids in the late 1990s when she established herself in the social scene of New York City and, at the age of 19, began modeling for Donald Trump's firm Trump Model Management. 

Hilton's debut book, Confessions of an Heiress, was published in 2004 and quickly rose to New York Times bestseller status. In 2005, she landed her first significant acting role in the horror remake House of Wax. 

In 2006, she released her self-titled debut studio album, Paris, which peaked at number six on the Billboard 200 and yielded the hit single 'Stars Are Blind.' Since then, she has been in several movies and television shows released a number of stand-alone singles and worked as a radio jockey.

8. Rande Gerber

8. Rande Gerber

Net Worth: $400 million

Rande Gerber is an American entertainment businessman and former model. Together with actor George Clooney and real estate mogul Mike Meldman, he launched the tequila brand Casamigos, as well as the nightlife businesses Midnight Oil, Caliche Rum, and Gerber Group. 

His portfolio has included the nightlife sector, including restaurants, clubs, and lounges around the world. He is the father of model Kaia Gerber and married to supermodel Cindy Crawford.

7. Petra Ecclestone

7. Petra Ecclestone

Net Worth: $400 million

British model and fashion designer Petra Ecclestone. She always dreamed of becoming a fashion designer, and when she was 19 years old, she founded the menswear line FORM, which began selling to stores like Harrods in October 2008. It was revealed in April 2009 that Siscia, a Croatian garment maker, and Petra had entered into a contract.

Ecclestone was born in London, the youngest child of English Formula One entrepreneur Bernie Ecclestone and former Armani model Slavica Radi. Deborah is her older paternal half-sister, and Tamara Jane is her older sister.

6. Gisele Bundchen

6. Gisele Bundchen

Net Worth: $400 Million

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, a Brazilian who knows many languages and has worked in almost every area of modeling, is immensely well-known throughout the world. 

She modeled for Victoria's Secret, appeared in commercials, walked the runway, and represented a number of companies. More than 1,200 magazine covers have featured her, and she has walked the runway for brands including Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Valentino, and others. 

She has recently begun a little singing career, written a memoir about her life, and supported a number of charitable organizations, including Feeding America.

5. Cindy Crawford

5. Cindy Crawford

Net Worth: $400 Million 

American model and entrepreneur Cindy Crawford was born in DeKalb, Illinois. Crawford has collaborated with Versace, Calvin Klein, Oscar De La Renta, and other designers. 

She has acted quite a bit, with roles in 54 and The Simian Line. Since 2000, when she gave up full-time modeling, she has spent more time concentrating on her company, especially her skincare line, Meaningful Beauty.

4. Kathy Ireland

4. Kathy Ireland

Net Worth: $500 Million

Kathleen Marie Ireland is an American novelist, businesswoman, fashion designer, philanthropist, and former model. She made her half-billion-dollar wealth by starring in films, landing acting roles, and pursuing a variety of business ventures. 

Ireland is the CEO of a company that designs clothing under her own name. She established the brand licensing business Kathy Ireland Worldwide (kiWW) in 1993, which has helped her become one of the richest ex-models in the world.

3. Kylie Jenner

3. Kylie Jenner

Net Worth: $700 Million

Kylie Jenner is a model, socialite, reality television star, and online personality from the United States. From 2007 until 2021, she appeared in the reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! 

She is the founder and proprietor of the cosmetics firm Kylie Cosmetics. The Kylie Cosmetics x Koko Kollection, a partnership between Kylie Cosmetics and her half-sister Khloé Kardashian, was unveiled on June 14, 2019.

2. Kim Kardashian

2. Kim Kardashian

Net Worth: $900 Million

Kim Kardashian is an American reality star, model, and entrepreneur. She originally came to public attention when she and her family started to participate in the reality series 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians.' Since then, Kim has unquestionably established a reputation for herself in the fashion world.

She founded the chain of retail boutiques Dash with her sisters Kourtney and Khloé, which ran from 2006 to 2018. In 2017, Kardashian launched KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance, and in 2019, she developed the foundation garment or shaping underwear firm Skims. 

She has created a number of items bearing her name, such as the 2015 photo book Selfish and the 2014 smartphone game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. In addition to lending her voice to PAW Patrol: The Movie, she has acted in the movies Disaster Movie (2008), Deep in the Valley (2009), and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013).  

1. Slavica Ecclestone

1. Slavica Ecclestone

Net Worth: $1.2 Billion

Slavica Ecclestone is a Croatian former model and the ex-wife of former Formula 1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone. Slavica controlled a large portion of the family's wealth in Jersey-based offshore trusts. 

Ecclestone has collaborated with some of the top models and designers in the world. Slavica began her career as a fashion model, appearing in ads for several companies, including Armani. Today Ecclestone is the richest model in the world.

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