There are many models all around the world and only a few of them make in to the top the fashion industry. As beauty is not everything in this industry to focus upon, contrary to what people may believe. However, luck has its bit to play for getting the success in the industry, but this does not make them to be on the top most position of the success. Here the list below shows the Top 10 highest paid super models of year 2012.


1. Gisele Bundchen:  Gisele Bundchen comes on number 1 of the top 10 highest paid super models of 2012 list. She is the beautiful, every man’s dream girl, and very sexy Brazilian model having fans all over the world. Her total net worth of Gisele Bundchen is about $ 150 million till 2012. She got married with Tom Brady in 2009. She is a goodwill ambassador for the UN Environment program. Since 2004, she has been the highest-paid Super model across the world and the sixteenth richest woman in the entertainment industry too.

Gisele Bundchen - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Gisele Bundchen


2. Tyra Banks: Tyra Banks an American Super Model and media personality occupies her second position on top ten highest paid Super Models of 2012 list. Tyra Banks turned actress is now reported to be paid $ 90 million. Banks has also featured in Hollywood movies and television shows. She first gained fame as a model when she appeared twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She started modeling while she was attending school at Los Angeles.

Tyra Banks - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Tyra Banks


3. Christie Brinkley: Christie Brinkley is an American model and actress who turned to be at third position on the Top Ten highest paid model of 2012 list. The total net worth of Christie Brinkley is around $ 82 million. She is famous for her three consecutive appearances on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit during 1970 to 1980. She is an activist for human and animal rights and environment too.

Christie Brinkley - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Christie Brinkley


4. Kate Moss: Kate Moss has occupied fourth position on the list of top ten highest paid models 2012, as she is reported to be paid $79 million. She has been appeared on more than 300 magazine covers. Kate Moss, 38, the English model is famous for her waifish figure and some controversies as well.

Kate Moss - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Kate Moss


5. Heidi Klum:  Heidi Klum comes on fifth position of top highest paid models 2012. Heidi Klum started modeling when she was in high school and went on to feature on the cover of Sports Illustrated. She was also Victoria’s Secret Angel having many fans. Heidi Klum, the German American model is also a fashion designer, television producer and occasional singer. She used to be paid $ 71 Million which led her fifth highest paid model rank on the list.

Heidi Klum - Top 10 Highest Paid Models

Heidi Klum


6. Elle Macpherson: Elle Macpherson got sixth position on the highest top ten paid models 2012 list. Elle Macpherson, the Australian model and actress appeared for her record five cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She is popularly known as ‘The Body’. She is paid $ 60 million. She is the host and executive producer of Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model.

Elle Macpherson - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Elle Macpherson


7. Claudia Schiffer: Claudia Schiffer gets seventh position of the highest paid super model for year 2012, as she used to be paid $ 49 million. She got fame in the early 1990s as one of the most highly paid models. She has been appeared on over 700 magazine covers. Claudia Schiffer, the German model is one of the most successful models in the world. She was the first model to make it to cover the Rolling Stones as well as Vanity Fair.

Claudia Schiffer - Top 10 Highest Paid Models

Claudia Schiffer


8. Naomi Campbell: One of the best-known names in the fashion industry and she comes eighth earning a whopping & 49 million.  Naomi Campbell, the British black model was one of the six models of her generation declared supermodels by the fashion industry. Her personal life is widely reported, particularly her relationship with Mike Tyson a prominent boxer, as well as actor Robert De Niro.

Naomi Campbell - Top 10 Highest Paid Models

Naomi Campbell


9. Milla Jovovich: Milla Jovovich is a multi talented super model who holds the ninth rank in this top ten highly paid models list. She earns amount of approximately $36 million. She started modeling with Herb Rits and was first appeared on the cover of Lei, which is an Italian magazine and afterwards this there was no stopping and she worked with many renowned brands of the world of fashion.  Milla Jovovich is an American model as well as an actress.

Milla Jovovich - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Milla Jovovich


10. Adriana Lima: Adriana Lima is one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels since 2000. Adriana Lima, the Brazilian supermodel gets her tenth position on the list of top ten highly paid supermodels 2012 across the world as she is getting $35 million. She started modeling at the age of 15. She married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jaric. Lima entered in the modeling world with her friend and soon she came out for the competition. She got first position in Supermodel of Brazil, a model search at the age of 15. She is best known for her performance with Victoria Secret.

Adriana Lima - Top 10 Highest Paid Models of 2012

Adriana Lima