The World’s Highest Paid Models List For 2016 Proves It Pays To Be Friends With Taylor Swift

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Forbes released their list of the world’s highest paid models in 2016 and the top of the list stays the same for the millionth year in a row. Past models to make Forbes’ ranks like Miranda Kerr, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Joan Smalls, Liu Wen, Jourdan Dunn, Natalia Vodianova, Kate Moss and Edita Vilkeviciute missed the cut. The majority of the seven women who made this year’s rundown have ties to Taylor Swift. #SquadGoals accomplished.

Cara Delevingne – $8.5 million

This is the third or fourth year Cara’s made the list. Though her earnings last year placed her higher, her revenue for the past fiscal year was only slightly down, yet she comes in last. #WeepForCara

Gigi Hadid – $9 million

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley – $9 million

Royalties, man. We’ll never be Royals, Lorde? Well, maybe if you insisted on royalties like Rosie, you could roll in the dough.

Kendall Jenner – $10 million

It’s disturbing how much some brands are willing to pay for one Instagram post. And, to think, this all started with murder and a sex tape.

Karlie Kloss – $10 million

Adriana Lima – $10.5 million

Gisele Bundchen – $30.5 million

And that total’s considered a down year, yet she still triples the earnings of the runner-up. She earns more than her four-time Super Bowl champion and future Hall of Fame quarterback husband, Tom Brady.

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