Did you ever wonder what the top models in the country make? Many people have dreamed of becoming a model or living the kind of lifestyle that is possible with a job like modeling. But what kind of income do the best models bring in?
Many of these models did more than modeling. They also got into acting, commercial TV, and many other pursuits, using modeling as the foot in the door that got them started.
In this “Top 100” post, we’ll take a look at the top earning models and their net worth so you can see if being a model is truly “worth” the work you will do to get there.
Slavica Ecclestone’s net worth is currently at 1.2 billion. She is the ex-wife of Bernie Ecclestone Slavica, a Formula One racing CEO. They divorced in March 2009, but he left her with quite a severance package in what is called a “friendly divorce.” This added to her net worth but much of her wealth she has earned on her own. She is currently the #1 highest-paid model in the U.S.
Barbara Sinatra was the widow of famed entertainer and singer, Frank Sinatra (“Old Blue Eyes”). Frank passed away in 1998, leaving Barbara with quite a nest egg. Barbara’s net worth at the time of her death was $600 million. She maintained her classic beauty until her death at age 90 last year (2017).
Victoria Beckham is the co-owner of Posh and Becks, a fashion design company valued at several million dollars. Beckham’s husband, David is a football star which brings in plenty of revenue, as well. Victoria’s net worth is around $450 million by herself!
Kathy Ireland is known for her famous swimsuit issues in top fashion magazines. She owns her own brand product marketing company known as Kathy Ireland Worldwide. She sold $2 billion worth of products worldwide through her company making her net worth an astounding $360 million. Her brand is one of the most trusted brands in the world.
Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian film producer, actress, and fashion model with an estimated net worth of $360 million as of 2017. She was born in 1980 in Rio Grande, Brazil and is married to football quarterback, Tom Brady. She was recently listed as the 16th richest person in the entertainment industry.
British socialite, Tamara Ecclestone has a net worth of $300 million. She is the oldest daughter of former Armani model Slavica Ecclestone who has a net worth of $1.19 billion. She is also a model and TV show personality with a fan base of several million fans.
7. Jane Holzer
Jane Holzer is a producer, artist, and collector of fine art and has a current net worth of around $200 million. She has been called, “Baby Jane Holzer” by her fans. She also has some acting background and is the daughter of Carl Brookenfeld, a real estate development mogul.
Juanita Jordan has a net worth of around $170 million. She is a former model born in Chicago, and she served as secretary of the American Bar Association for many years. She dated famed NBA basketball star, Michael Jordan in 1984 and they finally married in 1989.
Sofia Vergara is a Colombian actress, TV host, entrepreneur and model with an estimated net worth of $100 million. She is known for her work on prime-time television and made over $19 million between May 2011 and 2012 due to her role on the popular sitcom, “Modern Family” and other ventures.
10. Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton has a current net worth of $100 million. She is known for her work as a media personality, designer, and actress and has received as much as $100,000 for her appearances in Hollywood clubs and parties at times. Her family is in the hotel business which has added to her net worth, but she also has created a line of shoes, perfume, music CDs, and other pursuits. She has many projects that she is involved with that help add to her net worth.
11. Cindy Crawford
Cindy Crawford is known for her appearance in favorite TV ads such as Clairol and Pepsi, and she also has created a full line of workout videos. She partnered with HM Richards with a home furniture line in the year, 2005 and she has sold through retailers like Art Van and Raymour and Flanigan in the past, which carry a high branding value. She has a current net worth of $100 million.
12. Elin Nordegren
Elin Nordegren has a net worth of $100 million. She is the ex-wife of Tiger Woods, the famed professional golfer. She is also a well-known fashion model and actress from Sweden. Her full name is Elin Maria Pernilla Nordegren, so it’s no wonder she shortened it a bit when she came to the U.S. to start her modeling career.
Lydia Hearst-Shaw ties with some others like Cindy Crawford and Elin Nordegren with a net worth of $100 million. She is a granddaughter to William Randolph Hearst, one of the wealthiest businessmen in the world, and she has a degree in Communications Technology from Sacred Heart University. She has been named as the Best International Supermodel of the Year by the Michael Awards. She is married to the voice actor, Chris Hardwick.
14. Elle Macpherson
Elle Macpherson is a supermodel from Australia who is involved in quite a few different aspects of the fashion industry. She has a lingerie company called Intimates which launched in 1990, and she has taken the UK-based company to be the best-selling lingerie brand in all of the United Kingdom. Macpherson’s net worth is around $95 million.
15. Tyra Banks
Tyra Lynne Banks is one of the top models of the U.S. and is also a successful actress and singer. She has a current net worth of $90 million. She has been in the modeling industry since the age of 17 and has climbed to the top of supermodel fame as the first African-American woman to be seen on the GQ magazine cover. She was also featured in Sports Illustrated (Swimsuit Issue). Fashion is her game, and she’s been seen on over 20 magazine covers. She has indeed made a “splash” with the fashion industry, and she continues to enjoy the rewards of her labors.
Christie Brinkley is known by many as the “girl in the red Ferrari” who pursued Chevy Chase in the now-classic comedy movie, “Vacation.” But, before that, she had already developed a successful modeling career by appearing on more than 500 magazine covers. But Christie didn’t stop there. She also works as a photographer and designer, writer, and TV personality. Her hard work and diverse talents have certainly paid off. Her net worth is currently at $80 million.
17. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima has a net worth of $75 million. She is considered by many to be the world’s sexiest model. She has become the face of the Brazilian fashion industry and has starred in ads for Loewe, the well-known Spanish luxury brand. She has collaborated with people like Ricard Tischi who have helped her to further her career as well. Lima is married to the famous basketball player, Marko Jaric and has also served as a spokeswoman for Megacity, a social gaming company located in Brazil.
18. Kate Moss
Kate Moss is a fashion model and designer with a net worth of over $72 million. She has a contract with UK fashion king, TopShop and she earned over $13.5 million between May 2010-2011 due to her deal with them. She is 37 and is engaged to Jamie Hince, lead guitarist from The Kills band. She hasn’t stopped there. She recently launched her French fashion collection from Longchamp, a well-known fashion company.
19. Heidi Klum
Heidi Klum is a top model for sports and athletic wear. She has worked with Project Runway for a 20-episode show on Lifetime as well as the German show, “Next Top Model.” Her net worth is currently at $70 million, but she shows no signs of stopping.
20. Claudia Schiffer
Claudia Schiffer has a lucrative contract with L’Oreal and is considered one of the highest paid “Cover Girls.” She has appeared in over 500 magazine covers which has vastly increased her net income. Her current net worth is estimated at around $55 million.
Twiggy began her modeling career in the 1960s when she was pictured in thousands of boutiques and hair salons with a bob cut that started to take on a fashion sensation during that time. She was named ‘Face of 1966’ by the Daily Express publication, and she was voted British woman of the year as well. She is considered a worldwide model who has been seen in numerous publications and extensive fashion journals. “Vogue” and others are only a few of the magazines that Twiggy has been featured with. Her currently net worth is valued at $50 million. Now 68-years-of age, Twiggy is still in the fashion industry and is also even considered a successful model, actress, and entertainer.
22. Monica Bellucci
Monica Bellucci has a net worth of $45 million. She is a fashion model and actress and comes from Italy. She was born in Umbria, Italy and began her modeling career at the age of 13. She later moved to Milan to further her modeling career and signed a deal with the Elita Model company. She has made a name for herself in many areas of the world as a fashion model.
23. Daisy Fuentes
Daisy Fuentes is a 52-year-old model and actress with a net worth of $45 million. She is from Havana, Cuba and is a Spanish-American TV host, as well as a model and comedian. She was the first Latina video DJ on MTV, and she was also Revlon’s first Latino to be signed to a worldwide contract for the well-known cosmetic company.
24. Bridgette Bardot
Bridgette Bardot has a net worth of $45 million. She is a well-known French actress, singer, and model who later became an animal rights activist and has been involved in many other pursuits that she cares about. She once said, “What could be better than a deal old lady who grows wise with age?” She believes in growing old gracefully but her younger years were the best for her as a model. Still, the higher level of beauty that she seems to have invoked at the age of 83 is refreshing.
25. Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell is a wealthy model who moved into the music space in 1995 with the hit album, “Babywoman.” She has also been successful in the film industry with her work alongside Sylvester Stallone and others. She has also authored at least two best-selling books to her credit. Her current net worth is around $45 million.
26. Erica Baxter
Erica Baxter is an Australian model and actress with an estimated net worth of $45 million. She is most known as the second wife of James Packer, and Aussie-born businessman who is considered the eighth richest man in Australia.
Alessandra Ambrosio is a well-known model from Brazil with a net worth of over $45 million. She is currently engaged to Jamie Mazur, a California businessman. They have a son, Noah, who was born in Florianopolis, Brazil on May 7, 2012.
28. Kierra Chaplin
Kiera Chaplin is the granddaughter of the comedic filmmaker, Charlie Chaplin and the great-granddaughter of the author, Eugene O’Neill. She has a net worth of $42 million, and she was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1983.
29. Katie Price
Katie Price has a net worth of $40 million and works as a model with the British publication, “The Sun.” She is an author and singer, as well as a model and also stars on TV shows in the UK.
30. Aishwarya Rai
Aishwarya Rai is an Indian actress and model with a net worth of $35 million. She is an IIFA Award winner (a coveted award in India) and has also won runner-up at the Miss India pageant. She even took home the title of “Miss World” in 1994. She is considered one of the most influential names in India in the fashion world.
Natalia Vodianova is a Russian model and philanthropist with a net worth of $35 million. She appears in numerous ads for lingerie companies and has been engaged in a modeling career since the age of 17.
32. Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Hurley is a former Estee Lauder model who recently launched a swimwear line known as “Elizabeth Hurley Beach” in 2005. She has since added other items such as children’s beachwear, tunics, and shorts. She also manufactures food products that she creates from ingredients she grows herself. Her current net worth is around $35 million.
33. Erin Wasson
Erin Wasson has been a Victoria’s Secret beauty since 2002. She launched her line of beachwear for women through the RVCA company in 2009. She also now has a chain of jewelry as well. Her current net worth is valued at around $30 million.
34. Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams is an American music icon as well as a model, dancer, and actress. Her current estimated net worth is around $28 million. She is best known for her Miss American title that marked the first time an African-American won the Miss America title in 1983. This was met with controversy, however, when it was discovered that Penthouse magazine had published nude photos of her. But she didn’t give up and resurfaced as a singer in 1988 with a series of songs that made her an overnight sensation. Many of these songs were featured in some favorite movies.
35. Bar Refaeli
Bar Rafaeli has a current net worth of around $25 million. She began her modeling career as a baby in a TV ad. By age 15, she already appeared in public ad campaigns for fashion brands such as Pilpel, Castro, and Milky.
36. Rebecca Romijn
Rebecca Romijn is a former supermodel and actress with an estimated net worth of $25 million. She came from humble beginnings, the daughter of an English teacher and furniture maker. She is tall for a woman at almost 6 feet and has created a niche for herself that appeals to tall women.
37. Bar Rafaeli
Bar Rafaeli is an Israeli supermodel with a net worth of $25 million. She is considered a global supermodel. She has posed for magazines like Elle and Cosmopolitan and others.
Somalian beauty, Iman Abdulmajid is the wife of singer, David Bowie who began her modeling career in 1975. She started a company known as Iman Cosmetics that was created specifically for women of color. She also struck a deal with Proctor & Gamble and launched a home decor line later that has also contributed to her net worth. She is currently estimated to have a net worth of $25 million.
39. Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger has worked with such companies as L’Oreal, and she has made appearances in such well-known movies as “National Treasure and “Inglorious Bastards.” She started her modeling career in 1992. Her net worth is now estimated to be around $24 million.
40. UK Models
UK models are some of the highest paid models in the fashion industry, according to therichest.com online publication. They report that the average net worth of the average UK model is in the neighborhood of $24 million.
41. Liu Wen
Liu Wen is a Chinese fashion model with an estimated net worth of $23 million. She was the first Asian to appear at the famous Victoria’s Secret fashion event. She was named the “China’s first bona fide supermodel” by the New York Times in 2012. She is considered one of the highest paid models in the world due to her net worth and current revenue.
42. Karlie Kloss
Karlie Kloss is an American professional model that was named one of the top 30 models of 2000 by Vogue Magazine. She began her modeling career in 2006 when she posed for a cover of the Scene Magazine in Chicago. Her current net worth is estimated around $21 million.
43. Daria Werbowy
Daria Webowy is a Canadian-Ukrainian model with a current net worth of around $21 million. She was born in Poland but raised in Canada and has dual citizenship in both countries. She has worked with a lot of big brands which has helped her to increase her to increase her revenue.
44. Devon Aoki
Devon Aoki is a model and actress with a net worth of around $20 million. She was born in New York but grew up in Los Angeles. She began her career at age 13. She was introduced to modeling by her godmother.
Elisabetta Gregoraci is a successful model and dancer. She started out as a dancer on “Libero,” a popular dance TV series that helped catapult her into fame. In June of 2008, she married Flavio Briatore, a male model who was 58 years of age. They now have a son named Falco Nathan. She has a net worth of $20 million.
46. Kate Upton
Kate Upton is an American supermodel and actress with an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has been featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues and was the cover model in 2012. Kate has modeled for many well-known commercial brands that have also contributed to her fame and revenue.
47. Linda Hogan
Linda Hogan is the ex-wife of the famed professional wrestler, Hulk Hogan. She is also a model and reality TV star and public speaker who appeared in “Hogan’s Knows Best,” with Hulk Hogan and their children.
48. Shannon Tweed
Shannon Tweed has a net worth of $20 million. She is a Canadian model and actress and is one of the most famous actresses of mainstream thrillers.
49. Holly Valance
Holly Vance is a singer, actress, and supermodel with an estimated net worth of $20 million. She is most known for her appearance in “Neighbours,” an Australian soap opera.
50. Riley Keough
Riley Keough is Elvis Presley’s granddaughter and she is the daughter of Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough. She is a model and actress and has appeared in many films with her mother and grandmother. She is worth an estimated $20 million.
51. Barbie Benton
Barbie Benton is a model, singer, and actress with an estimated net worth of $20 million. She has appeared in Playboy magazine several times but was never named ‘Playmate of the Month.’
52. Molly Sims
Molly Sims is a Sports Illustrated model as well as a Cover Girl model. She has also launched her line of jewelry that she sells on a variety of platforms. She has appeared in numerous TV shows and has a current net worth of $20 million.
53. Doutzen Kroes
Doutzen Kroes is a model and actress with a net worth of $19 million. She is one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and one of the top 5 highest paid models in the world.
54. Miranda Kerr
A well-known fashion model, Miranda Kerr is an Australian model with an estimated net worth of $18 million. This charming fashion model instantly became famous in 2007 after she was featured as one of Victoria’s Secret Angels.
Linda Evangelista is a Canadian fashion model with a net worth of $18 million. She began her career in the late 70s and had created a high level of fame for herself throughout the 90s and beyond. She recently resurfaced in the fashion scene, and she has made several appearances in fashion shows since then.
56. Niki Taylor
Niki Taylor is one of the hottest models of the 1990s and is popular for her “low-glamour beauty.” She started on the cover of the popular “Seventeen” magazine at the tender age of 14, as well as on Vogue and Cosmopolitan magazine and she has been featured on Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue. Her net worth is estimated at $18 million.
57. Torrie Wilson
Torrie Wilson is an American model, actress, and professional wrestler. She has a net worth of $18 million. She is also involved in the fitness industry and has participated in the wrestling industry.
58. Cara Delevingne
Cara Delevingne is an English fashion model from London, England. She started her modeling career with a Cadbury chocolate commercial when she was a young girl. She has since been featured in various commercial ads including Chanel, Burberry, and many others.
59. Olga Kurylenko
Olga Kurylenko is a French actress and model with an estimated net worth of $18 million. She was discovered by a female model in Moscow at the age of 13. She moved to Paris, France from Ukraine at the age of 16 to promote her modeling career.
Christy Turlington has an estimated net worth of $18 million. She worked with Calvin Klein for 20 years and had received numerous modeling contracts from big brands. She has appeared in over 500 magazines.
61. Tera Patrick
Tera Patrick’s exotic look and taller-than-normal height have created her reputation as an exotic beauty in the modeling and fashion industry. She spent about five years in the Ford Agency which helped create her net worth of around $17 million.
62. David Gandy
David Gandy is a male model from the U.K. who has appeared in numerous fashion magazines and photo shoots. His estimated net worth stands at around $16 million. He is one of the few male models who has appeared in numerous fashion magazines in the U.K.
63. Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra rose to fame through Playboy magazine and has appeared in the game show, “Singled Out,” as well as “Baywatch” and other TV shows. Carmen Electra has also starred in big films that have helped her gain a net worth of around $16 million.
64. Jerry Hall
Jerry Hall is a former fashion model who has appeared on the cover of the “Siren” album by Roxy Music as well as several other events and publications. She is known as Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, as well whom she has four children with. Her net worth is listed as $15 million.
Marcus Schenkenberg is a male model who has modeled for several worldwide brands including Giorgio Armani, Versace, and many others. He has also done modeling work for Calvin Klein. These connections and jobs have led to his accumulation of over $12 million.
66. Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes has a slew of acting credits to her name as well as many modeling jobs that have helped her achieve a high level of success. She has a current net worth of around $15 million most of which is due to her modeling and acting roles since she began her career several years ago. In addition to her modeling work, she also has a home decor business.
67. Cindy Margolis
Cindy Margolis is a well-paid and well-liked model who has posed for various commercial brands. Some of the brands she has worked with include Hanes, Sunkist, and Coors, to name a few. Her net worth is around $15 million.
68. Samara Martins
Brazilian model, Samara Martin is estimated to have a net worth of around $15 million. She is one of the models who was signed to the IMG models, one of the most crucial model lineup in Brazil.
69. Yolanda Foster
Yolanda Foster is a Dutch model and reality TV personality. She currently has a net worth of $15 million. Her salary is around $100,000 per season for the Beverly Hills’ version of Real Housewives. She has been a part of the cast since 2010.
Fabio is a male actor, fashion model, and spokesperson with an estimated net worth of $15 million. He has a romantic (historical romance) look with the long hair and ponytail, so he is often seen gracing the covers of over 100 romance novels. He has also hosted the “Mr. Romance” reality TV series. He is also an Italian actor.
Stephanie Seymour is another model and actress with an estimated net worth of around $15 million. She comes from San Diego, California and she is considered one of the top models of the world. She began modeling when she was 14.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is one of the most photographed models in the world, and she is considered one of the most successful models with a net worth of $15 million. She was married to French President, Nicolas Sarkozy so she is also the First Lady.
73. Carolyn Murphy
Carolyn Murphy is a high-earning model who started raking in the big bucks with Estee Lauder. She was a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model as well as an actress for several TV shows. She has endorsed several products like Prada and Gucci, and her net worth is around $15 million.
74. Tyson Beckford
Tyson Beckford is a Black American male model who started his modeling career in 1992 for The Source magazine. The Source is a rap magazine that focuses on hip-hop music. After this, he appeared on Ralph Lauren’s Polo line of men’s sporting wear. The music channel, VH1 ranked him as one of the Top 40 Hotties of the 1990’s. He has won other awards, too all for his modeling work. His net worth is around $14 million.
75. Natasha Poly
Natasha Poly is considered a Russian icon of fashion. She won second place in a model search contest held in Moscow in 2000. She has worked with some various people and brands in the entertainment industry such as Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Jil Sander. Her net worth is listed as $14 million.
76. Lily Cole
Lily Cole is an English model. She also has a career as an actress. She was listed as one of the most popular models of the 2000s and has a current net worth of $14 million.
77. Lara Stone
Lara Stone is a top model, having worked with such top names as Calvin Klein, Prada, and many others. She has had some big contracts some of which have earned her a large sum of money. Her current net worth is around $14 million.
78. Cheryl Tiegs
Cheryl Tiegs has a current net worth of $14 million. She is a US model and actress, as well as a designer, public speaker, and philanthropist. She is considered the very first “supermodel” in the U.S., a term coined in the 1970s.
79. Peggy Tanous
Peggy Tanous is a bikini model and has also served as a host for various infomercials. She was responsible for hiring people to work in movies and TV ads as extras. Her husband is Micah Tanous, and they have two daughters. She is worth around $13 million.
80. Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid is an American fashion model worth $13 million. She debuted on Models.com in 2013 and 2016, she was named International Model of the Year in 2016.
81. Joan Smalls
Joan Smalls is a Puerto Rican fashion model with an estimated net worth of $13 million. She ranked number eight on Forbes’ list of the highest-paid fashion models. She is the first Latina models to endorse cosmetics for Estee Lauder. She appeared on the cover of Elle’s magazine issue that dealt with the return of the supermodel.
82. Rosie Huntington
Rose Huntington is a model and actress with a net worth of $13 million. She appeared in an episode of The Transformers. She began her career as a 16-year-old and had been posing for big fashion names ever since.
83. Djimon Hounsou
This Beninese-American actor and professional supermodel has a net worth around $12 million. He is a Black model and a male, which makes him unique. He moved to the U.S. shortly after establishing himself as a model in Paris, France in the early 90s.
84. Bella Hadid
Bella Hadid comes from Los Angeles. She is a model but also a social media guru who has managed to create a huge social media sensation on Instagram and others. She has also graced the surface of many well-known magazines such as Elle and Teen Vogue. She has a net worth of $12 million.
French singer and male model, Baptiste Giabiconi has an estimated net worth that comes to a total of $10 million in 2012. He is the highest paid male model in the world according to some sources. He represents some top brands like Chanel and Fendi.
86. Pilar Sanders
Pilar Sanders is a highly-paid model as well as the founder of a summer boot camp for kids. She supports some great causes for kids and has donated a significant portion of her wealth to this cause. Her net worth is $10 million.
87. Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn Decker is an American fashion model and actress. She has been on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and has appeared on several TV shows as well. Her net worth is $10 million.
88. Kelly Hu
Kelly Hu is a fashion model and actress with a net worth of $10 million. She was born in Hawaii in 1968 and is a graduate of Pepperdine University.
89. Chrissy Teigen
American model, Chrissy Teigen has an estimated net worth of around $10 million. She was born in Delta, Utah. She was featured in Forbes magazine in 2017 as one of the highest-paid models in the U .S.
90. Karolina Kurkova
Karolina Kurkova is a highly-paid model from Czechoslovakia who was named a “supermodel” by the Vogue, magazine editor. She earned $5 million in the year, 2007 alone and had continued to rake in cash due to her acting and modeling talent. She has a current overall net worth of $10 million.
Candice Swanepoel is on the Forbes’ list of highest-earning models. Now 29, she has cultivated a net worth of $10 million. They have been featured in True Religion ads.
92. Marisa Miller
Marisa Miller is a 2007 Sports Illustrated model who has been featured on the famed Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. She has endorsed numerous big name brands including Harley-Davidson, the motorcycle kings. She has appeared in some TV ads as well as other appearances that have contributed to her net worth. Her current net worth is estimated around $10 million.
93. Kelly Brook
Kelly Brook has a net worth of $10 million. She is from the UK and works as a model, actress, and entrepreneur. She is also a former Playboy model. She won a beauty pageant at the age of 16 and began a career as a tabloid queen. She has many credits to her name including commercial brand names and TV appearances.
94. China Chow
China Chow is a British model and actress with a net worth of $10 million. She completed a degree in Psychology from Scripps College and began her modeling career shortly after that. She has numerous credits to her name that have catapulted her to fame and fortune.
95. Lili Estefan
Cuban-born model, Lili Estefan has a net worth of $10 million. She was discovered by Univision back in 1986. She became one of the most prevalent models on the show, and she began her claim to fame through this channel.
96. Anna Anka
Anna Anka is a Swedish-American model and actress with an estimated net worth of $10 million. She is originally from Poland and was adopted by a Swedish couple at the age of 12 and raised in Bjuv, Sweden. She started her rise to fame after placing in the 8th place in a Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageant. Paul Anka hired her as a personal trainer in 1999, which helped her take her career further in another way.
97. Laird Hamilton
Blond male actor, Laird Hamilton looks like a surfer and he uses this to his advantage in many ways. He is a fashion and sports action model worth $10 million. He is an inventor and is responsible for the tow-in surfing invention meant to offer safety and convenience to great surfing. In addition to his inventions and modeling jobs, he is also known as a TV ad talent, having appeared in numerous different big brand commercials.
98. Petra Nemcova
Czech model, Petra Nemcova, is known for her appearances in various favorite fashion magazines and TV shows. Her modeling was her most lucrative pursuit, but she has also been involved in a great number of commercial events and endorsements. She won a coveted award; the Czech Model Look Elite shortly after her career started the upward climb. She has advertised for big brands such as Elle and Cartier Diamonds and has been seen on the cover of the biggest magazines. She was a near victim of a Tsunami in Thailand in 2004 where she lost her fiance. Her current net worth is around $9 million.
99. Katarina Witt
Famed figure skater, Katarina Witt has a current net worth of around $9 million. She won two gold medals in the Olympics and won the World Championship for figure skating four times. She won the Silver medal twice back in the 80s and is considered one of the most popular models and skaters of all times.
100. Brooke Burke-Charvet
Brooke Charvet is a well-known American model and TV personality. She is worth an estimated $9 million and has starred in numerous TV shows including “Dancing with the Stars” and others. She hosted the 66th edition of the Golden Globe Awards and had been asked to host various events throughout the media.
This list of the top 100 richest models and their net worth should serve to illustrate how beauty does pay off. But, if you notice carefully, you’ll find that many of these models’ success levels continued up to their old age (over 80). So this proves that beauty only gets you so far but the talents and activities that these ladies and gentlemen got involved with helped to raise them up throughout their careers and into their older age.
If you are thinking about pursuing a career in modeling, remember, it’s about more than beauty. It’s about style and personality, too!