Kendall Jenner at the young age of just 22 is the world’s highest-earning model, earning $22 million and thus, stealing the top spot from Gisele Bündchen, 37 years old. Thanks to an Instagram account that lets her disseminate advertisements such as Estée Lauder and La Perla to 85 million followers. She, in addition to this, earns from her family’s reality TV show, her Kendall + Kylie clothing line with her sister, Kylie Jenner, and numerous social media endorsements.
As fashion changes, so does the highest-paid models ranking. This year’s list is dominated by Insta-girls, like the Instagram-famous newcomer Bella Hadid (No. 9; $6 million), who poses for more than a dozen brands including Dior makeup, Nike and Nars cosmetics. Her sister, Gigi Hadid (No. 5; $9.5 million) out-earns her by $3.5 million, marking the first time that siblings have ever appeared on the highest-paid models list.
Source : Forbes