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2014’s highest paid models and their annual income

The top earner for the eighth year running pocketed $47m in the last 12 months before taxes and fees

2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
They’ve got the beauty, the money and the lifestyle; I guess there is such as thing as having it all. Here is a list of the world’s top beauties and their annual income. According to Forbes, the 21 supermodels made a combined $142 million in the past 12 months.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Daria Werbowy ($3 million): The face of Lancôme, Ukrainian-Canadian Daria Werbowy adds to her beauty contract income by modeling for the likes of Tiffany & Co., Mango, Isabel Marant and Diane Von Furstenberg. The 30-year-old has appeared on the cover of international Vogue issues more than 50 times.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Lindsey Wixson ($3 million): The face of Versace’s Vanitas fragrance, Wixson also models for Aldo, Sisley and Chanel. She came to Dubai for the Chanel Cruise Collection fashion show this summer and at just 20 years old, she is the youngest model to make the list.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Erin Heatherton ($3 million): 25 year old Heatherton makes the bulk of her earnings from Vistoria’s Secret and Chopard’s Happy Sport jewelery campaign. She has branched into TV and film this year, playing a supporting role in The League and Grown Ups 2.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Erin Wasson ($3 million): Maybelline model Erin Wasson is also the face of Cartier's La Panthere fragrance, and appears in Madewell and Free People clothing campaigns this year. The 32-year-old has also signed a large Esprit deal. The American model has her own line of slogan tees for sale on her website, with expressions including "Ignore the It Girl."
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Joan Smalls ($3 million): With a Tiffany&co. contract, Neiman Marcus campaign and H&M catalog dominance, the 26 year old has successfully outgrown her catwalk queen status. Joan Smalls is also the first Latina ambassador for Estee Lauder.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Candice Swanepoel ($3 million): The South African model is the face of Versace’s fragrance and Max Factor’s cosmetics, but above all, she is a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Swanepoel, now 25, was discovered in a flea market ten years ago.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Cara Delevinge ($3.5 million): This year was the year of Cara Delevigne. The Brit model took the social media world by storm and creating a huge buzz in Dubai during her visit. She is the face of Burberry beauty, YSL cosmetics, DKNY, mulberry and La Perla. The Forbe’s list newcomer also has a matching tattoo with Jourdan Dunn.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Anja Rubik (3.5 million): Another newcomer to the ranking is Polish model Anja Rubik. The face of Yves Saint Laurent's Paris je t'aime fragrance, Rubik also models for Salvatore Ferragamo's and Elie Saab’s perfumes. The 31-year-old is the host and judge of the Polish version of Project Runway.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Jourdan Dunn ($4 million): A new addition to this year's highest-paid models ranking is Brit Jourdan Dunn, who joins the list thanks to lucrative cosmetics contract with Maybelline and Burberry English Rose Makeup. Discovered in a west London Primark, the 24-year-old today models for Express, H&M, Topshop and Target.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Karlie Kloss ($4 million): A newcomer to the highest-paid models list this year is 22-year-old Karlie Kloss. The Victoria's Secret Angel was discovered in a charity fashion show, and now models for the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier, Coach and Neiman Marcus.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Carolyn Murphy ($4 million): At 39, American sweetheart Carolyn Murphy is the oldest model on the ranking. She continues to out-earn youthful competition with a longstanding Estee Lauder contract, adding Massimo Dutti and Jones New York campaigns to her advertising work. Murphy got her start modeling at 17-year-old and has since worked with some of the most eminent names in fashion, from Karl Lagerfeld and the late Helmut Newton.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Natalia Vodianova ($4 million): The 32-year-old Russian has re-signed a fragrance contract for Calvin Klein Euphoria, where she was first seen in 2006. She also locks in a Guerlain cosmetics contract and designs a line for European lingerie makers Etam. Vodianova gave birth to her fourth child in May.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Hilary Rhoda ($5 million): American Hilary Rhoda has an eight-year long Estee Lauder cosmetics contract.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Alessandra Ambrosio ($5 million): Yet another Victoria's Secret millionaire, Alessandra Ambrosia adds to her Angel income with PINKO and H&M contracts. The 33-year-old Brazilian mother of two has her own clothing line with Planet Blue.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Liu Wen ($7 million): The first Chinese model to walk Victoria's Secret runway, Liu Wen continues to earn tremendously from an Estee Lauder contract, Esprit, H&M and Calvin Klein campaigns. The 26-year-old is the new body of La Perla, and has also added a lucrative Coach campaign to her resumé, among work for Tory Burch and Lane Crawford.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Miranda Kerr ($7 million): A Vistoria’s Secret graduate now earns a seven figure income with Wonderbra. In addition, she added H&M, Swarovski, Reebok, Mango and Shopstyle to her paycheck. The 31-year-old also owns a cosmetics line, Kora Organics, which she launched in 2009. She is recently divorced from actor Orlando Bloom and has one child.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Kate Upton ($7 million): A newcomer to the highest-earning models list, Upton cashed in on her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers with a lucrative Bobbi Brown cosmetics contract and Express clothing line signing. Upton was signed after a video of her performing a popular dance known as the "Dougie" at a sports game went viral. The 22-year-old debuts on the movie scene this year with “The Other Woman”, which grossed $194 million worldwide.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Kate Moss ($7 million): The 40-year old Brit has returned to the limelight as the face of luxury jeweler David Yurman. A longtime Rimmel ambassador, she continues to produce collaborative fashion lines with British retailer Topshop and models for St. Tropez self-tan and Kerastase haircare products.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Adriana Lima ($8 million): Another millionaire minted by Victoria's Secret, Adriana Lima is the longest-running Angel in the brand's history, first posing for them in 2000. The 33-year-old Brazilian beauty also returns as the face of Maybelline, 11 years after she initially signed with the cosmetics company.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Doutzen Kroes ($8 million): Dutch powerhouse Doutzen Kroes has a lucrative L'Oreal cosmetics contract and longstanding Victoria's Secret deal with H&M catalog work, Emilio Pucci and Miu Miu appearances. She is also the face of a steamy new Calvin Klein fragrance ad.
2014’s highest paid models and their annual income
Gisele Bundchen ($47 million): In a league of her own, Bundchen does not leave the house for less than $128,000 a day. The Brazilian icon pocketed $47 million in the last 12 months before taxes and fees, making her the world's highest-paid model for the eighth year in a row.