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Highest-Paid Models 2018: Kendall Jenner Leads With $22.5 Million

Kendall Jenner earned a career high of $22.5 million between June 1, 2017, and June 1, 2018, to top Forbes‘ ranking of the highest-paid models.Getty

Kendall Jenner may not be the best-paid Kardashian-Jenner, but she’s earning more than any other model in the world. The 23-year-old banked $22.5 million in the 12 months prior to June 2018 to top this year’s ranking of the highest-paid models.

Her younger sister, Kylie Jenner, pocketed an estimated $166.5 million pretax in the same time frame thanks to Kylie Cosmetics, but the older Jenner sibling still scored a career-best from contracts with Estee Lauder, Adidas and Calvin Klein, among others.

Jenner edges supermodel-turned-coding-advocate Karlie Kloss, who earned $13 million—the best take-home of her decade-long modeling career. Kloss has parlayed a giant social media presence into a personal brand sought after by advertisers, and secured herself lucrative deals with the likes of Swarovski, Adidas and Estee Lauder, among others.