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Gisele Bundchen is the top-earning model once again

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Suepermodel Gisele Bundchen may be retired from the runway, but she still leads model earnings – by a ton.

Forbes tabulated the list of top-earning women who strut their stuff down the catwalks, finding that the Brazilian leads the list once again with $44 million. She took her place atop the ranking all the way back in 2002.

The next two models on the list by earnings? Cara Delevingne and Adriana Lima who each rake in an estimated $9 million, according to the publication.

Interestingly, while Bundchen announced her retirement from the runway last year, she’s only making 6% less. Per Forbes:

Our list tracks pretax earnings for women who make the majority of their income modeling, rather than acting, presenting or singing. We looked at income from cosmetics and fragrance contracts, advertising, endorsements and other ventures. Earnings are tabulated from June 2014 to June 2015 and based on interviews with numerous managers, agents and brand executive; management, agent and attorney fees are not deducted.

Also on the list this year? Kendall Jenner ranked No.16, who reportedly makes $4 million.


For more on Gisele, check out how much she was making when she announced her retirement. Fortune also took a look at surprising facts about Victoria’s Secret’s business this past year. Meanwhile, Leslie Wexner, the CEO of L Brands which owns Victoria’s Secret, is the longest-serving Fortune 500 CEO.