7. Lily Aldridge-$8 Million
Lily Aldridge walked her first VS Fashion Show in 2009 and earned her wings in 2010. The model has walked in seven Victoria’s Secret shows and even got to wear a bra worth $2 million in the 2015 December show. Aldridge has been modeling since she was sixteen when she started working with Abercrombie & Fitch and is now one of the world’s most well known models.
6. Gigi Hadid-$13 Million
Gigi Hadid made her first appearance in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in December 2015. Last year, the supermodel got to share the VS catwalk with her sister Bella Hadid, who got her own “disco ball” wings. Gigi has been working as a model since the age of two, when Guess designer Paul Marciano discovered her. In 2013, she signed with IMG models in New York City and has featured in tons of print work and magazines.
5. Joan Smalls- $16 Million
Joan Smalls is a Puerto Rican model who has walked down the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show catwalk for six consecutive years. Besides making her money with the lingerie company, Smalls has appeared in many Fashion Week shows throughout the world and has modeled for the likes of Alexander Wang, Versace and Louis Vuitton. In 2013, Forbes ranked her at number eight in the magazine’s highest-paying models list.
4. Kendall Jenner-$18 Million
Kendall Jenner has made a name for herself in the modeling world and finally made her dream come true in 2015 when she got to walk in the VS Fashion Show. For her second time walking the VS catwalk, Jenner finally scored a pair of her own wings, joining the likes of top models Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio. Jenner has been on numerous magazine covers, and walked for designers in New York, Paris and Milan.
3. Liu Wen-$35 Million
As the first model of Chinese decent to walk down the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Liu Wen has made a killing in the modeling world. She has broken boundaries for women of East Asian decent – becoming the first Chinese spokesmodel for Estee Lauder and the first Chinese model to appear on the front cover of American Vogue. Wen has also become the first Asian model to make it on Forbes list of highest-paying models.
2. Alessandra Ambrosio-$60 Million
Alessandra Ambrosio has been recognized as one of the world’s sexist women and in 2012, was ranked number six on Forbes list of richest models. Like Adriana Lima, the beautiful model is Brazilian and one of the top VS Angels. Ambrosio also made her millions when she became the first spokes model for Victoria’s Secret PINK line and has modeled for other famous brands like Armani Exchange, Ralph Lauren, and Christian Dior.
1.Adriana Lima-$75 Million
Adriana Lima reigns when it comes to the richest Victoria’s Secret model. The Brazilian beauty walked her first VS Fashion show at the age of nineteen in 1999 and has opened the show in 2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, and in 2012, just two months after giving birth to her second baby. In January 2017, Lima was named “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel.” Besides making her millions walking the catwalk, Lima has been the face for numerous brands for designers Jason Wu, Marc Jacobs, and Vogue Eyewear.