The Best Paid Models 2009 - Gisele first, Heidi second, Kate third
Although the fashion world was hit by crisis, the situation on the top list of best paid model has not changed in the big extent, not even in the standings, or the earnings. Gisele Bundchen still firmly holds the top.
Brazilian beauty Gisele Bundchen is already the fifth year in a row at the top of Forbes list of best-paid models. Last year Gisele earned 25 million dollars, which firmly ensured first place among the best paid models. In addition to excellent sales of its own brand of footwear Ipanema, Gisele is the protective face of number of fashion houses such as Versace, Dior, True Religion, Ebel.
Second place on the list of the best paid models with 16 million dollars, holds Heidi Klum. Very successful 35-year supermodel and mother of three children successfully earns as a model for underwear Victoria's Secret, but also as head of TV show Project Runway and Germany's Next Top Model. In addition, Heidi earns as a designer for Birkenstock sandals, as protection face of Diet Coke, Volkswagen, McDonald's and LG, and since last year with it's line of facial care named "In An Instant".
Third Kate Moss, with a profit of 8.5 million dollars, has increased the earnings, thanks to her collaboration with Topshop.
The only new name on the list of the best paid, compared to last year, is Emanuela de Paula in the 11th place, a Victoria's Secret model and the protective face of British fashion chain Next.
From the list models that fall out are Karolina Kurkova, which last year held 6th place by the earnings, then Isabella Fontana, Gemma Ward, Selita Banks, Valentina Zelyaeva, Hilary Rhoda, and Liya Kebede.