Ramp’s Richest! Here Are 9 Highest Paid Victoria’s Secret Models You Must Know About
It’s not easy to be a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Apart from looking good, it’s whole lot of hard work that gets them the deserved ‘wings’. It’s a cut-throat competition, where the models have to go through brutal castings and auditions.
However, if once the model is in, she becomes a household name overnight and gets to enjoy the most coveted status in fashion.
Not to forget, they make hella money! Here are nine top Victoria Secret Angels and the money they make for strutting their stuff on the ramp!
1. Adriana Lima – $10.5 Million (INR 66,85,88,550)
Brazilian model Adriana Lima is the longest serving Victoria’s Secret Angel. The 35-year-old rakes in $10.5 million for her Victoria’s Secret stint.
2. Kendall Jenner – $10 Million (INR 63,67,51,000)
The brand ambassador for Estee Lauder is the second highest paid Victoria’s Secret model. She walked the ramp in 2015.
3. Gigi Hadid – $9 Million (INR 57,30,75,900)
The supermodel who walked her first Victoria’s secret show in 2015 makes around 9 millions with her wings! In December 2015, she made her first appearance in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the next year, she earned the coveted wings on the ramp.
4. Liu Wen – $7 Million (INR 44,57,25,700)
The first Asian model to be the angel is one of the only three non-white models to make it to the highest paid list. Liu said that she was surprised to be chosen as Victoria’s Secret Model because she thought she was too flat-chested to be a secret model.
5. Alessandra Ambrosio -$5 Million (INR 31,83,75,500)
Like Lima, Ambrosio too is the show’s veteran. She is worth $5 million. She was chosen as one of People magazine’s annual “100 Most Beautiful People in the World” in May 2007 for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
6. Joan Smalls – $4.5 Million (INR 28,65,37,950)
Puerto Rican Joan Smalls has been walking for Victoria’s Secret since 2011. According to Daily Mail, she has a net worth of $4.5 million. Smalls began walking for VS in 2010, and has appeared in every Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show ever since.
7. Lily Aldridge – $4 Million (INR 25,47,00,400)
Lily Aldridge walked her first Victoria’s Secret show in 2009. The 31-year-old model gets a whopping $4 million for walking the ramp. She wore the Fireworks Fantasy Bra which was priced at $2 million.
8. Jasmine Tookes – $4 Million (INR 25,47,00,400)
The 26-year-old is one of the only three non-white models to make it to the list. Jasmine Tookes first walked the Secret ramp in 2012. She was the 4th black model to wear the Fantasy Bra which was worth $3 million in 2016.
9. Taylor Hill – $4 Million (INR 25,47,00,400)
Taylor Hill became the Angel in 2015, following her first VS shown in 2014. She is also the youngest Victoria’s Secret Angel to walk the ramp.