The World's Top-Earning Models
Earnings down but Bundchen still managed to rake in $25 million
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 28, 2009 11:35 AM CDT
Model Adriana Lima walks the runway during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel.   (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – The downturn didn't spare the catwalk, but the world's top-earning models are still a long way from the breadline. Forbes lists the top 10 earners over the past year.

  1. Gisele Bundchen ($25 million, down $10 million from the previous year)
  2. Heidi Klum ($16 million)
  3. Kate Moss ($8.5 million)

  1. Adriana Lima ($8 million)
  2. Doutzen Kroes ($6 million)
  3. Allesandra Ambrosio ($6 million)
  4. Natalie Vodionova ($5.5 million)
  5. Daria Webowy ($4.5 million)
  6. Miranda Kerr ($3 million)
  7. Carolyn Murphy ($3 million)