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These sexy supermodels are the wealthiest in the world!

Last updated on: May 20, 2010 17:30 IST

These sexy supermodels are the wealthiest in the world!

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Forbes Magazine has released its annual list of the highest-paid catwalk queens in the world yet again.

The list represents earnings made from June 2009 to July 2010 and topping it for the second year in a row is:

Gisele Bundchen

The the 29-year-old Brazilian supermodel, who is married to American football player Tom Brady, earned 25 million dollars last year despite becoming a mother in December.

Check out who else made it to the top 10 in the following pages!

Inputs: ANI


Photographs: Cover of Harper's Bazaar Magazine
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Heidi Klum

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Coming in at Number Two was German bombshell Heidi Klum, 36, with earnings in the region of 16 million dollars.


Photographs: Cover of Jane Magazine
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Kate Moss

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Klum was followed by this British style icon, also 36, who made 9 million dollars through modelling campaigns, her clothing range for Topshop, and her perfume.

It is the second year the same three models topped the list, reports The Telegraph.

Steve Bertoni of Forbes said: "These contracts were written during the doldrums of the recession."

"So when companies decided on the faces of their campaigns, they wanted to play it safe."


Photographs: Cover of Numero Tokyo Magazine
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Adriana Lima

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In fourth place, with a 7.5-million-dollar salary is Victoria's Secret Angel and Brazilian beauty Adriana Lima, 28.


Photographs: Cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine
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Doutzen Kroes

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Voluptuous Dutch catwalker Doutzen was placed fifth, after Lima, with 6 million dollars. And she's only 25 years old!


Photographs: Cover of Elle Magazine
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Alessandra Ambrosio

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Another yummy mummy to make it to Forbes' list was Brazilian Ambrosio, 29, with a take-home pay of 5.5 million.


Photographs: Cover of DT Magazine
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Natalia Vodianova

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Tying in at sixth spot with Ambrosio was 28-year-old Russian siren Vodianova, also drawing 5.5. million dollars.

"These are the tried and true supermodels of the last decade...the household names of the industry," Bertoni said.


Photographs: Cover of Elle Magazine
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Daria Werbowy

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This Canadian cutie, 26, drew 4.5 million in the past one year and nabbed eighth position.


Photographs: Cover of Flare Magazine
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Miranda Kerr

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Orlando Bloom's Aussie girlfriend is only 27 years old, but she came in at Number Nine, with 4 million dollars.


Photographs: Cover of Ralph Magazine
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Carolyn Murphy

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And rounding off the list was American Carolyn Murphy, 36, who is the face of Estee Lauder, Roberto Cavalli and Anne Klein. She earned 3.5 million dollars, landing her in tenth place.


Photographs: Cover of Sports Illustrated Magazine
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