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Gisele Bundchen is Named the Highest Paid Supermodel in the World

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Models, News

Gisele Bundchen in Vogue ParisGisele Bundchen has been named the highest paid supermodel in the world.

The Brazilian beauty raked in $45 million from her modeling contracts and endorsements between May 2011 and May 2012 alone, once again keeping her title as highest paid model in the world, according to Forbes.

The 31-year-old star is worth over $35 million more than her top competitors, Kate Moss and Natalia Vodianova. British star Kate, 38, was paid $9.2 million to front campaigns including Longchamp, Mango and Rimmel, while Natalia earned $8.6 million for representing Guerlain and Calvin Klein.

Forbes reports that Gisele has been the highest-paid model in the world since 2004. In June 2011, the magazine estimated her total earnings over the last 10 years accounted for over $250 million.

Gisele, a former Victoria's Secret model, is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environmental Program. She counts spokesperson and liscencing deals amongst her many income strands and is the face of Pantene, Esprit, and Versace.



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