Gisele Bundchen Tops Highest Paid Models List for 2014, Crushes the Competition by Nearly $40 Million: See Who Else Made the Cut

Gisele Bundchen walks the runway during the Colcci
Gisele Bundchen tops Forbes' highest paid models list for the eight year in a row, raking in $47 million.  Fernanda Calfat/Getty Images

She’s done it again!

Gisele Bundchen tops Forbes’ highest paid models list for the eighth year in a row, raking in an astounding $47 million in the last year. That’s $16 million more than her hunky NFL quarterback husband, Tom Brady.

PHOTOS: Hottest bikini body pics of 2014

Read article

The Brazilian beauty, 34, has her contracts with H&M, Chanel, Pantene and others to thank for her hefty paycheck.

PHOTOS: Gisele and more celeb moms share social media brags

Read article
Adriana Lima and Doutzen Kroes
Randy Brooke/

PHOTOS: Stars without makeup

Read article

In a distant second and third, Doutzen Kroes and Adriana Lima round out the top three. In addition to her Victoria’s Secret contract, Kroes, 29, has deals with L’Oreal, H&M and Emilio Pucci to help earn her $8 million.

PHOTOS: Sexiest moments from the 2013 Victoria's Secret fashion show

Read article

Lima, also a Victoria’s Secret model, fronts for Maybelline and Desigual, to boost her annual income to $8 million as well.

Newcomers to the list include Instagram-favorites Karlie Kloss, Jourdan Dunn and Cara Delevingne, who earned between $3 and $4 million each. “The first question from brands these days is immediately, ‘How many followers do they have?'” Ivan Bart, senior vice president and managing director of IMG models, told Forbes. “Models can be more famous than a lot of celebrities out there because they have such a large following.”

For access to all our exclusive celebrity videos and interviews – Subscribe on YouTube!