Are you here for the red carpet show? You’re certainly on the right place. In this article we’d be discussing about those sizzling and successful models who have worked really hard to make it to the hall of fame. Yes, I’m talking about their fame and when it’s about fame, it must be their wealth and net worth. No doubt they are beautiful but in addition to that their pockets are never left alone.
Let me take you to a short drive where you’d come across top 50 richest models in world.
1. Kim Kardashian
She came to prominence as a Stylist of Paris Hilton and then started appearing in screens with greater publicity and income. Her major sources of income comes from modelling, social media handles, endorsements and her business. Recently it was revealed that she demands about half a million dollars for her Instagram posts. She usually charges more than 5 million dollars for her endorsements. As a businesswomen she owns KKW Beauty and KKW Fragnance. As one of the richest celebrities on earth her net worth is 1.4 billion dollars.
2. Slavica Ecclestone
This Croatian model is well known for her ties with Armani. Her annual estimated earnings from modelling and endorsements is estimated at around 18 million dollars. It is reported that she sold her Chelsea Mansion at around 100 million dollars which adds to her wealth. Her net worth is estimated at 1.2 billion dollars which makes her one of the richest models in world.
3. Kylie Jenner
This American based model is also a social media savvy, television star, and a businesswomen. She earned around 590 million dollars from her company Kylie Cosmetics in 2020. It is estimated that her overall earning in a year is 40 million dollars. Her other source of income includes iTunes App Store , as a make-up artist Director for Paris Fashion Week among others. She endorses brands like Calvin Klein and Adidas. This makes her net worth stand at the value around 700 million dollars.
4. Kathy Ireland
This successful businesswomen and model owns brand in her own name ‘Kathy Ireland Worldwide’. Her company had the total retail sales of dollar 2.6 billion in 2019. She also earns from her initiatives like ‘Loved Ones’, ‘Diamonds by Kathy Ireland’ and ‘Ireland’s Record Label’. She lends her name to more than 17,000 products . Her estimated net worth is 500 million dollars.
5. Cindy Crawford
This American model never got rid of getting featured in various magazines. Her debut photo-shoot was for DeKalb Nite Weekly. Her major earning as a model came from ‘Playboy’s Magazine’, ‘Vogue’, and ‘Allure’ among others. She is the owner of Cindy Crawford Home Collection and is visible in many films and videos. She has a stake of 50% in Meaningful Beauty which adds to her income source. She lsited her mansion for sale at 7.5 million and sold her other masnion at 50 million dollars. Her net worth of 400 million dollars makes her one of the richest models in world.
6. Gisele Bundchen
Starting her modelling career with power-packed brands like D&G, and Versace she was the highest paid model for almost 10 years. Her last earning from modelling was 10 million dollars. She endorses brands like Louis Vuitton and Calvin Klein . Her photos stands auctioned at was auctioned for $193,000 and even more at times. Besides, she is a successful businesswomen who owns a skincare product line. Her total net worth is estimated at 400 million dollars.
7. Petra Ecclestone
She is the owner of the 200 million dollar exclusive ‘Sloan House’. Her considerable income comes from modelling, fashion designing and through social media platforms. She is the owner of ‘FORM’, a menswear label and ‘Stark’, a line of accessories. Her estimated net worth stands at 400 million dollars.
8. Rande Gerber
He is the founder of Midnight Oil and Gerber Group, a former model. He co-founded the Casamigos tequilla and sold it for 700 million dollars with the value added cost of around 300 million dollars. His per day earning is estimated at around dollar 134,246 and earns around 49 million in a year. This makes his total net worth of 400 million dollars making him one of the richest models in world.
9. Paris Hilton
She started as a model with the Trump Model Management at the age of 19. Later, she started appearing in bigger screens and is now a successful businesswomen, singer, and author. She used to receive 5 million dollars for one season of various reality show. Most importantly, she earns a huge sum from her fragrance empire. The sales revenue per year is around 3 billion. From her endorsements she receives around 10 million a year. Her net worth is estimated at 300 million.
10. Tamara Ecclestone
This model, socialite and actress is one of the richest models in world. She owns a television show titled as ‘ Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$$ Girl’. Her major source of income also comes from various cosmetic endorsements. She was crowned as the highest paid model in the 2021 pulling around 96 million dollars between 2020 and 2021. Her estimated net worth is reported to be 300 million dollars.
11. Irina Abramovich
She is the well-known model and a former wife of business tycoon and billionaire Roman Abramovich. She has been named as one of the ten most powerful and influential blondes. It is reported that she received 300 million dollars after her divorce with Roman Abromovich and also an expensive house. Her estimated net worth is 232 million dollars.
12. Jane Holzer
Once a well famous model is now a well-known American Art Collector and a film producer. It was recently reported that she sold her ancestral house for 7.55 Million dollars. Her reported income on annual basis is reported at 4,00,000 dollars. This adds to her total net worth of 200 million dollars making her one of the richest models in world.
13. Jeffree Star
She is a hot topic in YouTube. A model by profession, makeup artist, businesswomen, and a former singer is the founder of Jefree Star Cosmetics. he has featured with various eminent musicians which was, in fact good selling records. It is as per the estimation of Forbes that she earns around 18 million dollars from her YouTube initiatives. she earns around 20 million a year from her fashion designing, modelling and doing photo sessions for various magazines. Her estimated net worth is 200 million dollars.
14. Juanita Jordan
She is the former wife of former basketball player Michael Jordan. It is reported by many that their divorce was the richest settlement ever happened. She is a model, a former secretary at American Bar Association, co-owner of ‘Michael and Juanita Endowment Fund’, and has put her heart and soul in real estate buissiness. Her salary as a model was around 40,000 dollars to 90,000 dollars a year. Now she is named as one of the richest models in world with a net worth of 200 million dollars.
15. Sofia Vergara
This sizzling Columbian-American model, actress and producer is the highest paid American actress for 7 consecutive years. She is said to have earned a huge income from her movie ‘Hot Pursuit’. She also does endorsements for brands like Diet Pepsi, Head & Shoulder, and Rooms To Go. Her last known income from television shows for a year was 43 million dollars and demands 500 thousand dollars per episode. All of these adds to her net worth of 180 million dollars.
16. Heidi Klum
You must have seen this German-American model in the reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’. She is also associated with television shows and is a producer and a successful businesswomen. She has earned a really good fortune as she worked for brands like H&M, McDonalds, and Volkswagen among others. Her total earnings from modelling is estimated at around 40 million dollars a year. Her net worth stands at around 160 million dollars.
Her modelling career started with Vogue in 1976 and was never sure of a fortune like she has today. She is also an actress and a businesswomen well known for her brand ‘Iman Cosmetics’, especially known for top-selling foundation brand. As per various reports, the revenue generated from her brand for a year was around 40 million dollars. Her estimated net worth is 120 million dollars.
18. Amanda Hearst
She is the heiress to the Hearst Corporation, founder of ‘Friends of Finn. a model, and a socialite. She is associated with magazines like Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, and Vanity Fair among others. From all of the sources mentioned, she earns around 10 million dollars a year. Her company was listed as the 28th largest private companies with the net revenue of around 11 billion dollars. This makes her net worth of 100 million dollars.
19. Chloe Green
This American model is well known for her brand ‘Topline’ and ‘CJG’. She is also associated with various television shows and reality shows. She reportedly earns around 10 million dollars a year from her fashion designing. She is the daughter of the British billionaire and the wife of Jeremy Meeks who is a billionaire himself. Her net worth is estimated to be around 100 million dollars.
20. Christie Brinkley
She was the leading face of Cover Girl for 25 years where she earned so much of name and fame. Beside being a model, she is an entrepreneur, tv actress, and photographer among others. Her estimated earnings per year is $13.33 millions. Her modelling career brought her about $254,660. She is associated with TV informercials that promotes gym equipments. She promotes skin care and hair care products among others. She is also involved in real estate business which makes her one of the richest models in the world. Her net worth is estimated at 100 million dollars.
21. Lydia Hearst Shaw
This American model first appeared for the famous ‘Vogue Italia’ and then worked for Vogue, Elle, and Marie among others. She earns good amount from endorsing products like L’Oreal, DKNY, H&M among others. Her estimated earnings per year from all these sources is 10 million dollars. Furthermore, she earns a house worth more than 6 million dollars. Her total net worth is estimated at 100 million dollars.
22. Sabrina Guinness
She is the founder of Youth Cable Organization, a well know model and a social activist. She is also involved in her family business that specializes in banking, and politics. According to various sources her estimated annual earnings from various sources is 100 million dollars. Her charisma and versatile character has made her one of the richest model in the world.
23. Sale Johnson
She is an actress, former model, and a socialite who is better known as the ex-wife of billionaire Woody Johnson. In a recent report it was observed that she had so much of wealth that she decided to buy her own house worth more than $5 million. Her divorce with Woody brought her millions of dollars. Her estimated net worth is at 100 million dollars.
24. Sarah Murdoch
This American-Australian model worked for agencies like Karl Lagerfeld, Issey, and Chanel among others. She was the star of Magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and Marie among others. She owns a production house named as ‘Room 329 Productions’ and is actively performing as television entertainer. Her earning sources also include brand endorsements that makes her net worth to be at 100 million dollars.
25. Adriana Lima
This Brazilian model holds the record for walking most of the Victoria Secrets Show. In 2016 she was named as second most highest earning model with worth earning of $10.5 million. She is associated with brands like Maybelline, Desigual, Sportmax, and Puma among others. Her presence in the digital market has increased the traffic of many websites. Her sources of earning are infinite and owns a brand named as Victoria Sport. Her net worth of 95 million dollars makes her one of the richest models in the world.
26. Elle Macpherson
This Australian model is a businesswomen who owns Elle Macpherson Intimates and The Body line. She is well-known for her appearance in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Besides, she is an executive producer of NBC’s Fashion Star. She is also an actress and has appeared in many highest grossing films. Her accumulated wealth is estimated to be 95 million dollars.
27. Tyra Banks
She is an American fashion model popular for her appearance for brands like CoverGirl and American lingerie. She owns her own modelling agency and has been the host and executive producer form many modelling shows. Another clue behind her wealth is the properties at Los Angeles. She has also earned a lot of wealth from her acting career. Her net worth is estimated to be at around 90 million dollars which makes her one of the richest model in the world.
28. Alessandra Ambrosio
This Brazilian model is well known for becoming the face of Victoria’s Secret. The Forbes reported that she earned around $6.6 million per year from her modelling career. Besides being a model, she is an actress, television host, and businesswomen, Her earnings from all these sources is estimated to be at around 10.4 millions per year. Her net worth is reported to be around 80 million dollars.
29. Naomi Campbell
Beside being a model she is an actress, singer and a businesswoman. She is also known for her 25 different variety of fragrances she created for women. She recently signed a deal with Women Management Milano. Moreover, she is the face of the very famous H&M brand. She earns a huge revenue from her social media influencer accounts. Reportedly she earns around $16.76 million in a year that includes sponsored post. This makes her net worth stand at around 80 million dollars.
30. Chrissy Teigen
This one of the richest American model in the world is also a socialite, and a television artist. In the recent past she has earned around $10 million dollars from television shows, modelling and endorsements. She was the face of the popular racing game Need for Speed in 2011. She also owns a mansion that is worth more than 15 million dollars. Besides, she has authored two books on cooking genre and has hosted various reality shows. All of these together makes her net worth of around 75 million dollars.
31. Daisy Fuentes
This Cuban-American model is associated mostly with MTV as a model. She is also an actress, television host, and a comedian. Various reports suggests that she has earned around $369.66 million from her acting career alone. She is also an active journalist and her net worth is estimated to be around 75 million dollars.
32. Kate Moss
She agrees that the reason behind her rise to fame was the venture with Calvin Klein as a model. She has also worked as a fashion editor for British Vogue. She wons various clothing brands and also a music record label. Her estimated earning from her modelling career is between $10 million to 15 million in a year. As one of the richest models in the world she has a net worth of 70 million dollars.
33. Vanna White
She is better known by the name ‘Hostess of Wheel of Fortune’. Her major engagement includes television shows and acting besides modelling. In 2017 she listed her mansion at the Beverly Hills for $47.5 million. She is also associated with knitting endorsements and owns her won line of yarn named as ‘Vanna’s Choice’. Her net worth is reported to be around 70 million dollars.
34. Brigitti Bardot
This veteran model started her career appearing for Elle. She has earned a good fame and name appearing as lead actress for many highest grossing films. As a music enthusiast, she has recorded over 60 songs and this adds to her fortune. Her estimated earnings from all sources in a year is $11.05 millions. This French model has accumulated a net worth of 65 million dollars.
35. Kourtney Kardashian
Jenner family never disappoints their fans when it comes to beauty and wealth. This American model is a socialite with too many fans across all the social media handles. She is very much active with her retail and fashion industry. Reportedly, for every sponsored posts she gets to earn around $75,000 and $300,000. She has also appeared in many television reality shows. Her net worth is estimated to be at around $65 million which makes her one of the richest models in the world.
36. Claudia Schiffer
You’ll find her name in the Guinness World Records for her infinite magazine covers. Besides, she is a well-known actress and a fashion designer. Her initial 1992 calendar sold more than 300,000 copies and she has also released many exercise videos that has gained the attention of numerous viewers. To sum up she has a net worth of around $60 million.
37. Miranda Keer
This Australian model is also one of the face of Victoria’s Secret Cover. Besides, she is a businesswoman well known for her brands such as Kora Organics. Interestingly, she is the wife of one of the richest person, the CEO of Snapchat. She also endorses brands like H&M, Reebok, and Wonderbra. Reportedly, she earns around 10 million dollars from her modelling campaign. Her estimated net worth is at around 60 million dollars making her one of the richest models in the world.
38. Rachel Hunter
Who doesn’t know the creative producer of the famous reality show ‘Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty’. This New Zealand model is associated with very famous magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Rolling Stone, and Playboy among others. She had a very successful career working for films like A Walk in the Park and The Benchwarmers and was also the part of highest grossing film that was at $17 million. Besides, she endorses various cosmetics and clothing brands. This New Zealand model has accumulated a net worth of 60 million dollars.
39. Eniko Hart
This famous model from Baltimore is the wife of the popular comedian Kevin Hart. It is reported that she was primarily associated with TV series ‘Rip the Runaway’. She is also a businesswoman and has also endorsed many brands. She, along with her husband has been considered as ‘Workaholic’ because of their immense hard work despite having massive net worth of 50 million dollars. She has now become one of the richest models in the world with all the credits and popularity that is visible across all the social media handles.
40. Fifi Abdou
This Egyptian belly dancer is a model and an actress known by the phrase ‘Queen of Oriental Dance’. She has earned more from her dancing career. Reportedly, she would make up to $10 thousand per dance and would earn from various shows as well. She is the wife of the Ambassador of Greenland which adds to her wealth. Beside being a wealthiest women in Egypt, she is also one of the richest models in the world with a net worth of 50 million dollars.
41. Lydia Schiavello
This Australian model is best known for her overwhelming appearance in ‘The Real Housewives of Melbourne’, a television show. Besides, she is an interior decorator, hostess and actress. She has an asset of million dollars, a holiday home in Malvern. Further, she owns a website where she gives advice on various niches such as lifestyle, food and health. Her accumulated net worth is estimated to be $50 million.
42. Melania Trump
She is the women with the title ‘first lady of the United States’. This Slovene-American former model is the wife of Donald Trump. As a businesswomen, she owns her line of jwellery named as Melania Timepieces and Jewelry and a cosmetic brand too. Moreover, she earns from her daily mail, where she gets paid for every pictures of her. She owns a massive property at various locations that too with a massive value. For all these reasons she has been named as one of the richest wives to an American president. Her net worth of $50 million makes her one of the richest models in the world.
43. Natalia Vodianova
This Russian model is the UN’s Goodwill Ambassador. As per the reports of Forbes, she has earned nearly up to $10 million in a year from her modelling career. She founded the Naked Heart Foundation, a non-profit based organization . She is associated with brands like Calvin Klein and has founded a creative platform by the name ‘Elbi’. Her estimated net worth is around 50 million dollars.
44. Nicky Hilton
This American model and businesswomen is associated with her line of fashion brands like Nicholai, Nicky Hilton x French Sole, and Mommy and Me capsule. She has earned so much fame and wealth with her creative handbags, jewelries, and footwear. Most of the reports cite that her net worth is around 50 million dollars.
45. Twiggy Lesley
This former British model was titled as ‘Face of 1966’ by the Daily Express. Beside being a model, she is a singer and an actress. Her autobiography titled as ‘Twiggy in Black and White’ was the best selling book during 1998. During her modelling career she launched a very fine clothing line by the name ‘M&S Woman Range. She has done too many highest grossing films and that adds to her net worth of 50 million dollars.
46. Kendall Jenner
Coming into limelight with the famous ‘Keeping up with Kardashians’ she made her debut earning around 4.5 million dollars. She is a social media savvy and created a cosmetic signature nail lacquers in 2011 which brought her and the Jenner sister US$100,000. She is associated with various other businesses like that of shoes, clothing, and software among others. This successful American model has the ability to between US$125,000 and US$300,000 for a single social media post. Her net worth is estimated at around 50 million dollars.
47. Tasha Murbury
This one of the beautiful model on earth is also one among the richest models. She is well known for her appearance in VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives’. Her notable income comes from magazines and TV commercials. Her annual salary from modelling and acting is estimated at 20.84 million dollars. As of now, her estimated net worth stands at 45 million dollars.
48. Yolanda Hadid Foster
This former model is a popular icon known for ‘The real housewives of Beverly Hills’. She started as a model for Ford Models and worked for 15 years earning millions. She is now the owner of the reality show ‘Making a Model with Yolanda Hadid’. Her considerable earnings comes mostly from her show and as an actress. Her estimated net worth is 45 million dollars.
49. Paulina Porizkova
She was the first women to be featured in the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Beside being a model she is a successful actress and author. She was once the highest earning model with a contract worth $6,000,000. It is reported that she started earning $10,000 at the age of 18. Now she also works as a blogger for companies like Modelinia and The Huffington Post. Her estimated net worth is 10 million dollars.
50. Karen Witter
She started with the famous Playboy’s magazine in 1982. Modeling is not her only profession, she is also a successful actress. Moreover, she has also published many of her artworks. Her estimated salary for 2020 was estimated at around $387,200 dollars. Her estimated net worth of around 8 million dollars makes her one of the richest models in world.
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