10 Highest Paid Models In The World 2022
Here are top models in the world who are recognized in the world of fashion based on their styles, fashion, glamour, fitness, and others.
The top paid models are as follows, from the highest to the lowest.
Kendall Nicole Jenner (born November 3, 1995) is an American model, media personality, and socialite. She is a daughter of Kris Jenner and and Caitlyn Jenner, and rose to fame in the reality television show “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”.
Jenner began modeling at the age of 14. After working in commercial print ad campaigns and photo shoots, she had breakout seasons in 2014 and 2015, walking the runways for high-fashion designers during the New York, Milan, and Paris fashion weeks.
Jenner has appeared in campaigns, editorials, and cover shoots for LOVE and various international Vogue editions, and is a brand ambassador for Estee Lauder.
Jenner was named as one of People magazine’s 50 most beautiful people in the world on April 9, 20014.
Kendall Jenner is paid $40 million, she model for Estee, Lauder, Calvin Klein, Fendi, Marc Jacobs and Karl Lagerfeld.
2. CHRISSY TEIGEN
Christine Diane Teigen (born November 30, 1985) is an American model and television personality. She made her professional modeling debut in the annual “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue” in 2010 and later appeared on the 50th anniversary cover alongside Nina Agdal and Lily Aldridge in 2014.
She formerly appeared as a panelist on the syndicated daytime talk show FABLife (2015-2016).She co-hosted the musical competition series Lip Sync Battle (2015-2019) with LL Cool J an was a judge on the comedy competition series Bring the Funny(2019). Teigen has also authored two cookbooks.
In 2019, she was included on Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. She receives $39 million as salary. She rose to fame as a model for brands including Gillette, UGG, and Billabong.
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is an English model and actress. She is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret, formerly being one of their brand “Angel”, for being the face of Burberry’s 2011 brand fragrance Burberry Body, for her work with Marks & Spencer.
As a 15-year-old student, she undertook work experience at London West End-based model agency Profile, before taking her GCSEs.
Huntington-Whiteley remained unknown outside the fashion industry until 2008, when she was cast by chief creative director Christopher Bailey, replacing Agyness Deyn for Burberry’s Autumn/Winter campaign with actor Sam Riley.
She is now popular among the models in the world, she is currently one of the most highest-paid models in the world. She receives $32 million as a salary. she works for Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Burberry and Givenchy, Ralph Lauren, Versace, French-Connection, Macy’s, and Bloomingdale’s.
4. ADRIANA LIMA
Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model, known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018. She was the longest-running model and named “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017.
She is also known as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics since 2003, and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials.
Lima is now part of the most paid models in the world, she receives $31 million as salary. She works for IWC, Puma, Maybelline, Super Bowl, Kia Motors and many others.
5. CARA DELEVINGNE
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne is an English model, actress and singer. She signed with Storm Management after leaving school in 2009. Delevingne started her acting career with a minor role in the 2012 film adaptation of Anna Karenina by Joe Wright.
Her most notable roles include Margo Roth Spiegelman in the romantic mystery film “Paper Towns” in 2015, the Enchantress in the comic book film Suicide Squad, as well as Laureline in Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.
Delevingne is among the top paying models in the world, she receives $31 million as a salary. She works for Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Chanel and Louis Vuitton.
6. GIGI HADID
Jelena Noura “Gigi” Hadid is an American model, television personality, founder and creator director of clothing line “Guest In Residence”. In November 2014, she made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking t Models.com.
In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council. Over the span of four years, Handid has made thirty-five appearances on international Vogue magazine covers.
Gigi Hadid is part of the top most paid models in the world, she receives $20 million as salary. She has appeared on the covers of worldwide Vogue magazine 35 times and walked for a variety of companies.
7. BELLA HADID
Isabella Khairiah Hadid is an American model. In 2016, she was voted ” Model of the Year” by industry professionals for Models.com. Over the span of four years, Hadid has made twenty-seven appearances on international Vogue magazine covers.
Bella was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Santa Barbara, California, Hadid began her modeling career at the age of 16. She was signed to IMG Models in August 2014, and made her New York Fashion Week debut the following month. In 2017, she broke the record for the most Vogue September covers in one year by appearing in five international editions in Spain, China, Brazil, Australia and Arabia.
Bella is now among the top paid models in the world, and she receives $19 million as salary. She works for Dior, Bulgari, and Tag Heuer.
8. JOAN SMALLS
Joan Smalls is a Puerto Rican model and actress. In 2011, she became the first Latina model to represent Estee Lauder cosmetics. In 2013, she entered Forbes magazine’s “World’s Highest-Paid Models” list for the first time, ranking at number eight with over $3 million in earnings.
In January 2014, Smalls appeared on the “Return of the Supermodel” cover of American Elle. In 2012, Smalls was ranked the number one model in the world by Models.com. She is currently ranked as one of the New Supers and “Money Girls”.
Smalls is currently among the Highest-Paid models in the world. She receives $19 million as salary. She works with Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Isabel Marant, Burberry, Moschino, Lanvin, Missioni, Chloe, Alexander Wang and many others.
9. LIU WEN
Liu Wen is a Chinese model. In 2012, The New York Times dubbed her “China’s first bona fide supermodel”. She was the first Chinese model to walk the Victoria’s Secret Fahion Show, The first East Asian spokesmodel for Estee Lauder cosmetics, and the first Asian model to ever make Forbes magazine’s annual highest-paid models list.
In 2017, Liu became the second Chinese model to ever appear on the cover of American Vogue, and the first to be featured on the front cover a second time in American Vogue’s April 2020 issue.
Liu Wen is among the Highest-Paid models in the world and she receives $19 million as salary. She works for Burberry, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Hermes & more.
10. DOUTZEN KROES
Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch model and actress, She began her modeling career in 2003, in the Netherlands and was quickly sent by her agency to New York where she was cast by lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret.
She was a Victoria’s Secret Angel fro 2008 until 2014, making her the second Dutch Victoria’s Secret Angel after Karen Mulder. She has been a brand ambassador for L’Oreal Paris since 2006.
In 2014, she became the second on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $8 million in one year. Kroes is now among the Highest-Paid models in the world. She receives receives $17 million as salary. She works for Time, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Glamour, Vogue, Harper’s, Bazaar, W, Victoria Secret and many others.