Modeling is undoubtedly the most glamorous and luxurious business. Modeling as a profession was first established in 1853 by Charles Frederick worth, when he asked his wife to model the clothes he designed. It’s fun, you do some catwalks, get yourself clicked, wear expensive clothes, travel the world and meet new people. But there is also a drawback, well you always have to work really hard to look your best. And if you make it to the top, you have no idea what this career can give you. Top models demand huge salaries for just a single campaign because of their personal branding. And some of the highest paid models charge more than what you would earn in your lifetime!
Forbes has announced the highest paid models of 2016. See who is topping the list.
17. Taylor Hill (Earnings: $4,000,000)
Taylor Marie Hill is an American model and current Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2014.
16. Joan Smalls (Earnings: $4,500,000)
Joan Smalls Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican fashion model. In 2011, she became the first Latina model to represent Estée Lauder cosmetics.
15. Doutzen Kroes (Earnings: $5,00,000)
Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch Frisian model and actress. She began her career in 2003 in the Netherlands and quickly was sent by her agency to New York where she was cast by lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret.
14. Alessandra Ambrosio (Earnings: $5,00,000)
Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrósio is a Brazilian model. She is known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s PINK line.