Victoria’s Secret is not only known for producing the most well-loved lingerie and other toiletries that women love. They are also known to produce the most successful supermodels all over the world. Being a Victoria’s Secret Angel has its many perks. Earning the big bucks, alongside popularity is definitely the most sought-out perks by new models who are aspiring to be like the 3 most successful Victoria’s Secret Angels and supermodels, namely Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes and Alessandra Ambrosio.
Highest Paid Victoria’s Secret Models
1. Adriana Lima – $7.3 million estimated earnings for 2012
We remember her as the Victoria’s Secret angel who wore the $2 million bra of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2012. This 5 ft 10 inches, Brazilian model has been with the lingerie brand since the year 2000, and after appearing in commercials and fashion shows for over 10 years, it is understandable why she is the highest paid Victoria’s Secret model as of the year 2012. Aside from modeling, she has also ventured into acting. She is also a spokesmodel for the popular cosmetics brand, Maybelline. Last year, she ranked 4th on the list of Forbes top-earning models. As of date, she is considered to be the most popular and the richest Victoria’s Secret Angel.
2. Doutzen Kroes- $6.9 million estimated earnings for 2012
This 5 ft and 9 inches, 28 year old Dutch model has been with the brand since the year 2004. It was in the year 2008, that she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Doutzen Kroes’ goals are not only limited to modeling. She has been vocal about her plans to pursue an acting career and has been taking lessons in New York City to pursue it. Currently, she is also a model for the top cosmetics brand, Loreal. Doutzen ranked next to Adriana Lima, as the 5th on the list of the 2012 Forbes top-earning models.
3. Alessandra Ambrosio – $6.6 million estimated earnings for 2012
This 5 ft 9.5 inches, Brazilian model is a Victoria’s Secret Angel that ranked 6th on the list of Forbes top-earning models for 2012, next to Adriana Lima and Doutzen Kroes. She is popularly known to be the first spokes model for Victoria’s Secret “Pink” line that initially came out in 2002. For Alessandra’s many years with the lingerie brand, she has also successfully gotten contracts from the biggest fashion brands in the world, like Ralph Lauren and Christian Dior.
These top 3 highest paid Victoria’s secret models are not only successful in the context of modeling, but are also happily involved in their family life. Alessandra, Doutzen and Adriana are also mothers of beautiful children and are happily together with their life partners.
These three Victoria’s Secret Angels are definitely on their way to rising on top of the list of the highest paid supermodels, like Kate Moss and Gisele Bundchen. Gisele Bundchen is the number one on the Forbes top-earning models list for 2012. It would be good to note that Bundchen was also a part of the Victoria’s Secret Angels from the year 2000 until half of 2007. She has remained unbeaten as the highest paid model in the world since 2004. This fact just proves to show that any model who has been a significant part of the success of Victoria’s Secret really does have a bright future. Adriana, Doutzen and Alessandra are already there and the possibility of becoming number one is not at all far-fetched.