Forbes magazine recently presented its annual list of highest-paid models in 2018, with the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kendall Jenner claiming the top spot. According to the magazine, Jenner earned $22.5 million between June 2017 and June 2018, which ranks her as the highest earner in the modeling world.
Kendall Jenner got her earnings from numerous contracts with high-profile brands including skincare & makeup manufacturer Estée Lauder and apparel brands Adidas and Calvin Klein.
Jenner’s ranking was welcomed by her sister Kim Kardashian, who went on Twitter to show her delight with the news.
Damn sis!!!!!!!! Get it giiiiirrrrrrrlllllllll https://t.co/o1qtAvcIBg
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) December 13, 2018
The second place on the 2018 highest-paid models list belongs to supermodel Karlie Kloss, who took home $13 million in the 12-months period and set career-high earnings. Thanks to Kloss’ big social media presence, she managed to land lucrative contracts with Estée Lauder and Adidas, while also being the face of Swarovski.
Chrissy Teigen and Rosie Huntington-Whitely tied for the third place on the list by earning $11.5 million, while Gisele Bundchen and Cara Delevingne tied for the fifth, banking $10 million each.
According to Forbes, the ten highest-paid models in the world earned a total of $113 million in the period between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018.