Kendall Jenner was the highest paid model for 2017 by making 22 million dollars, Giselle Bundchen came in second with ( $17.5 million) Bella Hadid was (No. 9; $6 million), Karlie Kloss (No. 7; $9 million) ,Liu Wen (No. 8; $6.5million), Ashley Graham (No. 10; $5.5 million) .
- Kendall Jenner. $22 million.
- Gisele Bündchen. $17.5 million. Indigital.
- Chrissy Teigen. $13.5 million.
- Adriana Lima. $10.5 million.
- Gigi Hadid. $9.5 million.
- Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. $9.5 million. InDigital.
- Karlie Kloss. $9 million.
- Liu Wen. $6.5 million.
However the models featured below even though they are not all the highest paid were chosen as our models of the year because of their current influence and changes they are bringing to the industry .
Bella Hadid Is an American fashion model, signed to IMG Models in 2014. In December 2016, the Industry voted her “Model of the Year” for Model.com’s Model of the Year 2016 Awards. For 2017 Bella was every featured on many covers, and campaigns. She made (No. 9; $6 million) .
Kendall Jenner is an American fashion model and television personality. Originally appearing in the E! reality television show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Jenner is now also a model in a movement dubbed “the Instagirl era” by Vogue magazine, or “Social Media Modeling” by Harper’s Bazaar, where models are chosen for their online presence and social media following. Kendall Jenner was the highest paid model for 2017 by making 22 million dollars,
Gigi Hadid was signed to IMG Models in 2013. In November 2014, Hadid made her debut in the Top 50 Models ranking at Models.com. In 2016, she was named International Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council.
Ashley Grahamis an American model. She has appeared on the cover of fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and Elle.In addition, she appeared in several Levi’s campaigns. Graham has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Entertainment Tonight, and CBS News and was interviewed by NPR about plus-size modeling. She made ( $5.5 million) this year.
Slick Woods is an American fashion model, known for her bald head, gapped teeth, and tattoos.Woods is a part of the “Social Media Modeling” or “Instagirl” movement as she has followers in the six-figure range.She has most notably modeled for Marc Jacobs. She has appeared in several international editions of Vogue and a campaign for Calvin Klein.She is featured in the 2018 Pirelli calendar alongside celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, and DiddyKanye West is credited with having jumpstarted her career. She was featured in Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty ad campaign.
Duckie Thot was the Third place finisher on the 8th cycle of Australia’s Next Top Model who earned representation with New York Elite Model Management .She was born in Australia and grew up in Melbourne, but is of South Sudanese heritage. She was featured in Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty ad campaign.
Irina Shayk is a Russian model. Shayk received international recognition in 2007 when she became the exclusive contracted face of Intimissimi lingerie. She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and was also the first Russian model to grace its cover in 2011. Models.com ranks her at No. 8 in the world for her social media following.
Walton’s breakthrough moment into the fashion industry came when she was cast in the Céline Spring/Summer 2014 show. She went on to star in major campaigns for Chanel, Balmain, and Coach and has walked in 37 fashion shows for Spring/Summer 2016. She is currently collaborating with Superga to help design some of the shoes for their campaign. She is good friends with models Catherine McNeil and Lexi Boling.
She has appeared in editorials for French, British, Spanish, German, Russian, and Japanese Vogue, LOVE, W, Dazed, Garage, and i-D. She has appeared on the covers of British, Spanish, and Japanese Vogue, French Elle, Garage, i-D, and Dazed.
She has walked the runways for Alexander McQueen, Calvin Klein, Valentino, Fendi, Diane Von Furstenberg, Moschino, Chanel, Oscar de la Renta, DKNY, Miu Miu, Derek Lam, Philipp Plein, Alexander Wang, Emilio Pucci, Prada, Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior, Balmain, Lanvin, Céline, Proenza Schouler, Stella McCartney, Kenzo, Michael Kors, Coach, Anthony Vaccarello, Tom Ford, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vera Wang, Gucci, Dries Van Noten, Roberto Cavalli, Yves Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Prabal Gurung, Versace, Balmain, Tommy Hilfiger, Jason Wu, Tory Burch, Viktor & Rolf, Giles Deacon, and Hugo Boss.
Walton has appeared in advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein, Dior, Marc Jacobs, Vera Wang, Chanel, Tom Ford, Coach, Fendi, DKNY, Hugo Boss, rag+bone, Balmain, Céline, Theory, Adidas, and Public School.
Ceretti made her runway debut in the Italian city of Milan, for the designer Kristina Ti. Since then, she has modeled for Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Prada, Proenza Schouler, JW Anderson, Moschino, Fendi, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, Missoni, Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Chanel, Christian Dior, Miu Miu, Givenchy, Alberta Ferretti, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Bottega Veneta, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Ceretti has appeared on the cover of Vogue, Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, Vogue Japan, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Glamour, Grazia and IO Donna.Ceretti was one of seven models on the cover of Vogue’s March 2017 issue, which celebrated the magazine’s 125th anniversary.
Winnie Harlow is a Canadian fashion model, spokesperson, and activist. She gained prominence as a contestant on the twenty-first cycle of the U.S. television series America’s Next Top Model while having a prominent form of the skin condition vitiligo.
Kaia Gerber , is the daughter of model-turned-businessman Rande Gerber and the supermodel Cindy Crawford. When she was 10 years old, Gerber landed her first modeling gig with Versace‘s junior line, Young Versace. She made her acting debut at age fifteen in Sister Cities (2016). She has modeled for magazines such as Vogue, Teen Vogue and Pop Magazine. In 2017, she made her runway debut for Raf Simons‘ Calvin Klein Collection, then walked for fashion houses such as Marc Jacobs, Burberry, Alexander Wang, Coach, Prada, Chanel, Fendi, Moschino, and Versace, alongside her mother, during 2018 Spring Fashion Week.