Top Highest Paid Male Models in the World Of 2016

Discouraging news for aspiring male models everywhere: you, dear attractive sirs are pursuing the one career path in which women wildly out-earn you. Highest-paid male model, 24-year-old Sean O’Pry of Kennesaw, Georgia, made $1.5 million. The rankings included top earning male models. Basically the top-earning male models earned a combined total of $8 million. American, British and Canadian models topped this list. The trio of big earners all exceeded the $1 million mark in annual income. This list was compiled from estimated earnings from runway shows, licensing ventures, spokesperson gigs, commercial catalogs and contracts from fragrance and fashion companies.

Top Highest Paid Male Models in the World Of 2016

Arthur Kulkov

Sean O’Pry :-

Sean O'Pry

Sean O’Pry is an American male model from Kennesaw, Georgia.In 2006, 17-year-old O’Pry was scouted from his prom photos on MySpace by Nolé Marin.Bert Hamilton, a photographer from Sean’s home state of Georgia, took the picture featured in an article before his career took off. Coming in at number 1 in this list is Sean O’Pry. The 24 year old from Kennesaw earned about $1.5 million during the 12 month time period. He was discovered on MySpace at only 17 by Nole Marin. Marin is a notable fashion stylist who has been a great judge on America’s Next Top Model, and Lana Winters. This blue-eyed model, O’Pry, has landed major deals such as Giorgio Armani, H&M, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo and Hugo Boss.

  • Earning :- $1.5 million
  • Born: July 5, 1989 (age 24), Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
  • Height: 1.85 m
  • Parents: Caran Padgett O’Pry

David Gandy :-

David Gandy

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. The 33 year old U.K native has been in this business since 2001. He has held contracts with Banana republic, Hugo Boss and Massimo Dutti. This leading man commands top attention as the most recognized male model in the United Kingdom. Apart from his role as the brand ambassador for Whey Hey ice cream and Jonnie Walker Blue, David Gandy also writes for British Vogue and GQ as a fashion writer.

  • Earning :- $1.4 Million
  • Born: February 19, 1980 (age 34), Billericay, United Kingdom
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Nationality: British
  • Education: University of Gloucestershire
  • Parents: Brenda Gandy, Chris Gandy

Simon Nessman :-

Simon Nessman

Simon Nessman (born November 5, 1989) is a Canadian male model from Courtenay, British Columbia. Nessman is best known as the current face of Giorgio Armani. In addition, he has featured in ad campaigns for Versace, D&G, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Barneys, Gap and John Galliano. He was featured in the 2012 music video of Madonna’s new song, Girl Gone Wild, as directed by fashion photographer John Yannella and Studio Fifty Nine.

This Canadian-born model is one of the people to hit the million-dollar mark. Last year he earned around $1.1 million. At just 23 years old, this British Columbian native is already the face of Michael Kors and Giorgio Armani. He is a former high-school basketball player and has even worked for Versace and Calvin Klein.

  • Earning :- $1.1 Million
  • Born: November 5, 1989 (age 24), Courtenay, Canada
  • Height: 1.88 m

Arthur Kulkov :-

Arthur Kulkov

Arthur Kulkov is a Russian male model born in Siberia. His work has been prominently featured in publications such as American GQ and Details . He has been featured on covers for both publications, a rarity in the male model industry. Arthur Kulkov is Russian but he was born in Siberia. Last year, this 30 year old model earned an estimated $905,000. He was scouted while playing soccer when he was still a university student in New York. He found success in the hard-to-get-into print ad business almost immediately.

  • Earning :- $905,000
  • Born: Russia
  • Height: 1.85 m

Noah Mills :-

Noah Mills

Noah Mills is a Canadian model and actor.After beginning his career in 2003 at the age of twenty, Mills progressed into working with a number of fashion companies, most notably Wilhelmina Models, from which he started his model life. In 2004, Mills made his debut as a runway model for the fall Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent collections in Milan and Paris. In early 2005, he signed a contract with Dolce & Gabbana.Noah Mills has been in the business for 10 years. The Sex and the City 2 actor managed to make $740,000 last year.

  • Earning :- 740,000
  • Born: April 26, 1985 (age 28), Toronto, Canada
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Movies and TV shows: 2 Broke Girls, Happy New Year

Ryan Burns :-

Ryan Burns

Ryan Burns earned an estimated $610,000 in modeling work. Most of this money comes from his fragrance contract with Zegna, a brand he has held contracts for through multiple seasons. At 35 years, Burn doesn’t have a diverse resume. However, his exclusive deal with Zegna has earned him more than most other models with broader portfolios but more sporadic work.

  • Earning :- $610,000
  • Nationality: American
  • Major Campaigns: Emenegildo Zegna, Hugo Boss, Louis Vuitton

Tyson Ballou :-

Tyson Ballou

Tyson Brett Ballou is an American male model. Discovered by the modeling agency Page Parkes, he has become one of the industry’s most sought-after male models. Born in Garland, Texas, he began modeling at the age of 15 years old, appearing in magazines and shows in Texas. Later on, he began modeling in New York under the Ford Modeling Agency, but later signed with another agency, IMG, which was instrumental in making him one of today’s most successful male models. Tyson Ballou is from Texas and is 6 ft 2 tall. In the past year, he earned a total of $425,000. Tyson just turned 36; he started his career at only 15 years old and has since then appeared in ads for H&M, D&G, Salvatore Ferragamo and Calvin Klein.

  • Earning :- $425,000
  • Born: November 14, 1976 (age 37), Garland, Texas, United States
  • Height: 1.88 m

Ollie Edwards :-

Ollie Edwards

Ollie Edwards inizia la propria carriera nel mondo della moda soltanto nel 2007, dopo aver definitivamente abbandonato le proprie ambizioni nella motocross. La popolarità per lui arriva nel 2009 quando nello stesso anno viene scelto come testimonial per le campagne pubblicitarie di Ralph Lauren, Emporio Armani, Lacoste, Benetton, Y-3 e Trussardi. This British model is apparently popular for his unique skin. He is best known as the face of Ralph Lauren. Ollie Edwards has also been involved in high profile campaigns with Giorgio Armani eyewear, Brioni and DKNY. He earned a total of $410,000 in the past year. Ollie has always been a keen motocross rider since he was 5 years old.

  • Earning :- $410,000

Jon Kortajarena :-

Jon Kortajarena

Jon Kortajarena Redruello (born 19 May 1985) is a Spanish model and Actor. He has landed advertising campaigns for Just Cavalli, Versace, Giorgio Armani, Bally, Etro, Trussardi, Diesel, Mangano, Lagerfeld, Pepe Jeans but notably H&M, Zara, Guess and Tom Ford for his consecutive seasons with the brands. On 26 June 2009, Forbes ranked Jon Kortajarena 8th in The World’s 10 Most Successful Male Models.

  • Earning :- $290,000
  • Born: May 19, 1985 (age 28), Bilbao, Spain
  • Height: 1.88 m
  • Partner: Alfonso Bassave
  • Movies: A Single Man

Tobias Sorensen :-

Tobias Sorensen

Tobias Sorensen, born in 1988, in Denmark, is a Danish model.What makes Sorensen unique in the modeling world is that he has a prominent scar on his left cheek, which gives him a ‘bad boy’ look. A balanced mix of sexiness and youthful abandon, this Danish sensation has become a favorite of high fashion designers. He’s been featured in campaigns for “Zara”, “Diesel”, “Iceberg”, “Paul & Joe” and “D&G”. The tenth person on this list is Tobias Sorensen; this Danish model earned a total of $265,000.

He has appeared in ads campaigns for Diesel, Zara, D&G and Antony Morato. However, most brands Photoshop out his scar that appears on his face. This scar was  the result of a bite he got from a dog when he was a little boy.

  • Earning :- $265,000
  • Height: 6’2?
  • Waist: 33
  • Shoe: 10.5
  • Hair: brown
  • Eyes: brown

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