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Money, Fame, and Fashion: 2023's Highest-Paid Supermodels
Step into the glamorous world of fashion and finance as we reveal the highest-paid supermodels of 2023. These iconic figures not only redefine beauty but also amass staggering wealth. Join us on this journey to discover who's reigning supreme in the realm where style meets business.
10. Liu Wen ($18 million)
Chinese fashion model Liu Wen possesses both the looks and the physique. Her consistent partnerships with Estee Lauder and luxury fashion label La Perla have elevated her to the status of one of the globe's most well-compensated models. She holds the distinction of being the inaugural East Asian model to grace the runway at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
9. Joan Smalls ($19 million)
As a runway specialist, the Puerto Rican sensation struts her stuff on more catwalks than her counterparts on the list. Despite her busy schedule, she manages to allocate time for photo shoots for Estee Lauder, Moschino fragrances, and various other campaigns.
8. Bella Hadid ($19 million)
The most youthful individual among the highest-paid models, at just 26 years old, Hadid represents Dior beauty, Bulgari, and Tag Heuer. While traditional advertisements are still part of her portfolio, brands are now placing more value on her posts to her 59.7 million Instagram followers.
7. Gigi Hadid ($20 million)
Gigi Hadid has excelled in runway presentations from the very beginning of her modeling journey. She has amassed her fortune through numerous appearances on magazine covers and in advertising campaigns. In 2022, at the age of 28, the model even introduced her own fashion line called 'Guest in Residence.'
6. Adriana Lima ($31 million)
Adriana Lima, among the earliest Victoria's Secret Angels, may have moved on from her angelic role, but her visage occasionally features in fashion campaigns. The Brazilian beauty remains a prominent figure in the fashion industry and continues to be one of the top models.
5. Cara Delevigne ($31 million)
Cara Delevingne is a familiar face in the public eye. Although she began her career as a model, the British celebrity has been steadily building her reputation as an actress. Delevingne has taken on roles in movies like 'Paper Towns' and 'Suicide Squad,' and more recently, she made a guest appearance in Season 2 of the popular series 'Only Murders in the Building.'
4. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley ($32 million)
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, is another model who has transitioned away from the runway. Following her departure from modeling, she embarked on various business ventures and built up her acting portfolio, taking on roles in action-packed movies such as 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon.'
3. Gisele Bündchen ($35 Million)
Gisele Bündchen holds a prominent position among the world's leading supermodels. Despite her retirement from the runway, she remains one of the highest-earning figures in the fashion industry. Bündchen has also ventured into acting, accumulating various acting credits over the years. Notably, she appeared in the iconic fashion-centric movie 'The Devil Wears Prada' and took on a role as the leader of a group of bank robbers in 'Taxi.'
2. Chrissy Teigen ($39 Million)
Chrissy Teigen entered the modeling scene in 2010 when she made her debut in Sports Illustrated. Following her debut, Teigen has sustained her modeling journey while simultaneously establishing herself as a television personality, entrepreneur, and author of New York Times best-selling books.
1. Kendall Jenner ($40 million)
Kendall Jenner has held the position of the world's top-earning model since 2018 and has consistently retained this status for the past five years. In addition to her income from participating in numerous runway shows and advertising campaigns, she also generates a significant revenue stream through her appearances on 'The Kardashians' reality show. Furthermore, Jenner has established her own tequila brand known as 818 Tequila.
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