Which supermodel has the most money in the bank? Forbes Magazine
compiled a list of the world's highest paid models for 2011.
For several years running, Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen, seen here in Madrid on March 20, 2007, has topped the list. According to Forbes, she made more money than any other models between May 2010 and May 2011.
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Brooklyn Decker, seen here at 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, April 3, 2011, has appeared in Sports Illustrated (including on the cover of the 2010 swimsuit issue) and has also modeled for Victoria's Secret. She recently appeared in the Adam Sandler movie "Just Go With It."
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reports Heidi Klum earned $20 million in the last year, with the bulk of the money coming from her business projects, including her work on "Project Runway."
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Israeli model Bar Refaeli, seen here attendi the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2011, in New York, was the cover model for Sports Illustrated's 2009 swimsuit issue.
In addition to modeling, Rafaeli is an advocate for sustainable transportation. She posted a blog about it on A Better Place
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Brazilian Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory in New York, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. She is another model who boosted her earnings after joining the Victoria's Secret Angels.
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Holland's Doutzen Kroes joined the Victoria's Secret brigade in 2008, but even before that she was earning more than a million dollars a year and was named Model of the Year by Vogue.com.
Candice Swanepoel, seen here at the 2011 Victoria's Secret SWIM Collection Pink Carpet Event in Los Angeles on March 20, 2011, made it to Forbes' list in 2011.
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In this photo, Daria Werbowy attends the Mamounia hotel inauguration on Nov. 26, 2009, in Marrakech, Morocco.
Werbowy is a Lancome spokesmodel. She's appeared in campaigns for Versace, Gucci, Valentino, Hermes, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent.
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Dutch model Lara Stone, seen here at the British Fashion Awards at The Savoy on Dec. 7, 2010, in London, is everywhere. You've seen her associated with Calvin Klein, among others.
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Carolyn Murphy is seen here at the 25th Anniversary Princess Grace Awards Gala on Oct. 25, 2007, in New York. One of Vogue's Model of the Year title holders, she was featured on the cover of the 2005 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She reportedly earned $4.3 million last year.
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British model Kate Moss, seen on the red carpet at a 2008 Vogue China event, earned about $13.5 in the last year, according to Forbes. Moss has worked with with just about everyone.
Model Adriana Lima walks the runway during Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel on Nov. 15, 2008. She reportedly earns more than $8 million.
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Russian model Natalia Vodianova, seen here at a Diane von Furstenberg & Stephen Alden party at Claridges in London in 2010, has her own fashion line and appeared as Medusa in "Clash of the Titans."
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Miranda Kerr is seen in this Nov. 19, 2009, file photo, walking the runway during the Victoria's Secret fashion show at the Lexington Armory in New York. The Australian model is married to actor Orlando Bloom.
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Although she doesn't make the bulk of her earnings from modeling these days, former Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl Kathy Ireland definitely rakes in the big bucks. According to Forbes, she "moved an astounding $2 billion worth of licensed products at retail."
Among her products are rugs, flooring, fine crystal and candles.
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