Top Earning Victoria’s Secret Models

Here is a list of the Top Earning Victoria’s Secret Models.

Gisele Bundchen

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Gisele Bundchen

This Brazilian beauty has the distinction of being the number one top-earning model in the world according to a 2012 survey.  Gisele began modeling in her mid-teens in Brazil, but she soon found herself modeling in places like New York and London as her career began to takeoff.  She was a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2000 until 2007.

Gisele has appeared on the cover of every fashion magazine imaginable from Vogue to Marie Claire.  She’s even ventured into acting with supporting roles in hit films such as The Devil Wears Prada (2006).

Heidi Klum

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Heidi Klum

Coming in at number 2 on this of the Top Earning Victoria’s Secret Models is Heidi Klum.  For over a decade this German beauty was the face of Victoria’s Secret.  Heidi Klum was well known for her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue shoots before becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 1997.  Since then her career has exploded and she’s had supporting roles in movies and has made numerous television appearances.  Heidi Klum held the number 2 spot on the top earning models list in 2012.

Adriana Lima

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Adriana Lima

What’s striking about Adriana Lima is that she became a model by chance.  When she was a teenager in Brazil she entered into a modeling contest along with her friend and from there her career took off.  She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2000.  Since then, she’s graced the cover of Elle, GQ, Vogue and Esquire magazines, to name only a few.  She’s modeled for iconic brands like Versace, Armani and Louis Vuitton.  Adriana ranked fourth on the 2012 top earning models list.

Alessandra Ambrosio

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Alessandra Ambrosio

This Brazilian beauty is another top 10 earning model.  Alessandra has been modeling since her early teens and has been the face of many well-known brands such as Guess, Revlon, Ralph Lauren and Armani, before rocketing to fame as a Victoria’s Secret Angel.  She’s also made the cover of many internationally renowned fashion magazines from Cosmopolitan to Vogue.  She’s been walking the runway for Victoria’s Secret for over a decade now and has modeled some rather interesting pieces of lingerie ranging from lingerie made out of candy to the Fantasy Bra made from precious gemstones.

Doutzen Kroes

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Doutzen Kroes

This Dutch beauty is another top 10 earning models.  In fact, she came in at the number 2 spot in 2014 with 1 year earnings around $8 million.  She’s represented many brands and designers from Gucci and Versace to Calvin Klein and has been featured on the covers of Vogue, Marie Claire and Glamour.  She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2008 and has been wowing crowds ever since at the annual fashion show.

Candice Swanepoel

Top Earning Victoria's Secret Models: Candice Swanepoel

This South African beauty came in at number 10 for the world’s top earning models.  She began modeling for Victoria’s Secret in 2007 and became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010.  She’s modeled for many iconic brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabana and Chanel.  Candice has She most recently did a photo shoot for SELF magazine to model the Apple Watch.

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Photo Credits:

Gisele Bundchen – Photo by Tiago Chediak (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Heidi Klum – Photo by The Heart Truth (The Heart Truth Fashion Show 2008) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons(], via Wikimedia Commons

Adriana Lima – Photo by Photobra Adam Bielawski (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

Alessandra Ambrosio – Photo by Laurent Jean Philippe (Flickr: 58591945) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Doutzen Kroes – Photo by David Shankbone (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Candice Swanepoel – Photo by Photobra, Adam Bielawski (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons