The 19 highest paid models in the world

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Models Lily Aldridge (L) and Karlie Kloss attend the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Being beautiful means big bucks.

Iconic supermodel Linda Evangelista once said that "I don't get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day," and it looks like nothing has changed in modelling world.

Models are becoming such business powerhouses that they command huge salaries for just a single campaign because of their personal branding.Advertisement

Kendall Jenner, the half sister of reality TV show star Kim Kardashian, has become one the highest paid models in just one year, thanks to her millions of followers on social media. Brands know that if she puts a picture on Instagram or on Twitter, she'll could get the label more exposure than traditional adverts.

Meanwhile, modelling for lingerie firm Victoria's Secret gives models a massive boost to their careers and allows them to command some of the highest pay in the fashion world.

So we took at look at Forbes' latest data that covers the June 2014 and June 2015 period, to see who the biggest earners in the modelling industry are.