Kendall Jenner has been declared World’s Highest-Paid Model 2018, as the 23-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star landed the top spot on Forbes’ list.
Kendall Jenner earned $22.5 million between June 2017 and June 2018—a slight pay increase from the $22 million she reportedly raked in last year.
Karlie Kloss held the second spot in the list, as she took an estimated $13 million in earnings. Kloss has parlayed a giant social media presence into a personal brand sought after by advertisers, and secured herself lucrative deals with the likes of Swarovski, Adidas and Estee Lauder, among others.
Chrissy Teigen and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley tied for third with a cool $11.5 million. Teigen has a line of cookware, released a second cookbook and is the host of the television show Lip Sync Battle while Hungtington-Whitely has expanded from her popular products at British retailer Marks & Spencers into her own beauty website, Rose Inc.
Gisele Bündchen ($10 million), Cara Delevingne ($10 million), Gigi Hadid($9.5 million), Bella Hadid ($8.5 million), Joan Smalls ($8.5 million) and Doutzen Kroes ($8 million) rounded out the list.
Together, the women banked a cumulative $113 million, up from $109.5 million last year. Here is the full list of World’s Highest-Paid Model 2018 below;
1. Kendall Jenner – $22.5 million
2. Karlie Kloss – $13 million
3. Chrissy Teigen – $11.5 million
3. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley – $11.5 million
5. Cara Delevingne – $10 million
5. Gisele Bündchen – $10 million
7. Gigi Hadid – $9.5 million
8. Joan Smalls – $8.5 million
10. Doutzen Kroes – $8 million