As Linda Evangelista once said, “We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day”, the fashion world is a modern-day gold bullion. This happened in 1992, but now, after 21 years, female and male models are making more money than ever. They are paid to wear and promote the products of the top brands in the fashion industry and some of them also started their own businesses. Whether it’s their own fashion collection, fragrance line or TV show, some of these richest models are among the top earners in showbiz.Let’s take a look at some of the worlds most successful models.Top 10 Richest Models Of All Time.
Kathleen Marie “Kathy” Ireland is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur. Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.
- Net Worth: $350 Million
- Born: March 20, 1963 (age 50), Glendale, California, United States
Height: 1.77 m
Spouse: Greg Olsen (m. 1988)
Children: Erik Olsen, Lily Olsen, Chloe Olsen
- Parents: John Ireland, Barbara Ireland
- Net Worth : $270 million
- Born: July 20, 1980 (age 33), Três de Maio, Brazil
Height: 1.80 m
Spouse: Tom Brady (m. 2009)
Children: Vivian Lake Brady, Benjamin Brady
Siblings: Raquel Nonnenmacher Bündchen, more
- Parents: Vania Nonnenmacher, Valdir Bundchen
Cynthia Ann “Cindy” Crawford is an American model. Crawford is known for her trademark mole just above her lip, and has adorned hundreds of magazine covers throughout her career.
- Net Worth: $100 Million
- Born: February 20, 1966 (age 47), DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Height: 1.75 m
Spouse: Rande Gerber (m. 1998), Richard Gere (m. 1991–1995)
Children: Presley Walker Gerber, Kaya Jordan Gerber
- Parents: Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf, John Crawford
Tyra Lynne Banks is an American television personality, television producer, author, actress and former model.
- Net Worth : $90 Million
- Born: December 4, 1973 (age 40), Inglewood, California, United States
Height: 1.78 m
Parents: Carolyn London, Donald Banks
Education: Harvard Business School (2011), more
- Siblings: Devin Banks
Heidi Klum is a German-American model, television host, businesswoman, fashion designer, television producer, and occasional actress. In 2008, she became an American citizen while maintaining her native German citizenship.
- Net Worth: $70 million
- Born: June 1, 1973 (age 40), Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
Height: 1.76 m
Spouse: Seal (m. 2005–2012), Ric Pipino (m. 1997–2002)
Children: Helene Boshoven Samuel, Lou Sulola Samuel, more
- Parents: Erna Klum, Günther Klum
Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian model and actress who is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009.
- Net Worth: $35 million
- Born: June 12, 1981 (age 32), Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Height: 1.78 m
Spouse: Marko Jari (m. 2009)
Children: Sienna Lima Jari?, Valentina Lima Jari?
Parents: Maria da Graça Lima, Nelson Torres
- Movies and TV shows: The Hire: The Follow, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Pista Dupla
Tyson Beckford is an American fashion model and actor, best known as a Ralph Lauren Polo model. He was also the host of both seasons of the Bravo program Make Me a Supermodel.
- Net Worth: $14 million
- Born: December 19, 1970 (age 43), The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 1.84 m
Parents: Lloyd Beckford, Hillary Dixon Hall
- Children: Jordan Beckford
Baptiste Giabiconi is a French male model and singer from Marignane, France. He is currently the male face of Chanel, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld. He has been described as the world’s highest paid male model.
- Net Worth: $12 million
- Born: November 9, 1989 (age 24), Marignane, France
Height: 1.85 m
Parents: Marie-France Giabiconi
Albums: Generation Goldman, Oxygen
- Record labels: My Major Company, Warner Music Group
David James Gandy is a British model. He grew up in Essex in a working-class family. After winning a televised model-search competition, he became a successful model.
- Net Worth: $10 million
- Born: February 19, 1980 (age 33), Billericay, United Kingdom
Height: 1.88 m
Education: University of Gloucestershire