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You Won’t Believe How Much Gigi and Bella Hadid Earn From Their Modeling Career

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Kendall Jenner has kept her crown as the highest-paid model of the year, earning $22.5 million in the 12 months prior to June 2018 (edging her last year’s banking of $22 million). 2017 marked the first time since 2002 that Gisele Bündchen, this year in fifth, had not topped the Forbes ranking.

Jenner’s mammoth take-home reflects lucrative contracts with brands such as Estée Lauder, Calvin Klein, and Adidas, endorsements to her huge social media reach (this week she celebrated 100 million followers on Instagram), and earnings from the Kendall + Kylie clothing line she shares with her younger sister and her family’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality TV show.

Karlie Kloss takes second place on the annual list, with career-high earnings of $13 million. Like Jenner, contracts with Estée Lauder and Adidas have also contributed to her income, as well as with jewelry giant Swarovski.

A large social media following is a common factor between this year’s top earners, who collectively banked $113 million between June 1 2017 and June 1 2018. From the Hadid sisters (one just slightly ahead of the other) to Cara Delevingne and Joan Smalls, see where the highest paid models of the year rank, below.

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