Kendall Jenner Ousts Gisele Bundchen As World’s Top-Earning Model

Kendall Jenner Ousts Gisele Bundchen As World’s Top-Earning Model


LOS ANGELES – Kendall Jenner topped a list on Tuesday of the world’s highest paid models, edging Gisele Bundchen out of the No. 1 spot for the first time in 15 years in a ranking that reflected the growing power of social media influencers.

Ashley Graham turned into the first larger size lady to make the yearly Forbes rundown of best procuring models, positioned in tenth place with an expected wage of $5.5 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017.

Jenner, 22, the stepsister of Kim Kardashian, earned an expected $22 million for the year thanks both to her runway form employments and a 84 million Instagram following that helped her dispatch her own particular dress line and win manages any semblance of Adidas and Estee Lauder, Forbes said.

Brazil’s Bundchen, 37, who has held the top spot since 2002, was ranked second this year with an estimated $17.5 million, Forbes said.

Chrissy Teigen joined the Forbes list out of the blue, bringing the no.3 spot with assessed profit of $13.5 million. Teigen, 31, the spouse of artist John Legend, is additionally productive on Twitter and Instagram and has manages brands like Smirnoff to help her income from design.

Graham, 30, a candid backer for body activism, in 2016 turned into the primary size 16 model to be included on the front of Sports Illustrated. Her mold lines with Dressbarn, H&M and Swimsuits for All got her on the Forbes list without precedent for her 16-year modeling profession.

“With social media, there are more opportunities to create your own content and use your voice,” Ivan Bart, president of IMG Models told Forbes. “The stars are using it.”

Forbes said that the world’s 10 most generously compensated models managed an account a combined $109.5 million for the, prior year charges and expenses. It evaluated profit from wage from beautifying agents, aroma and different contracts in view of meetings with directors, operators and brand officials.

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