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Kendall Jenner, not Gisele Bundchen, is now the highest-paid model

Gisele Bundchen (left) and Kendall Jenner.

Patriots QB Tom Brady is no longer married to the world’s highest-earning model.

Brady’s better half, Gisele Bundchen, who since 2002 has been making more money annually than any other model, has been bounced from the tippy top of Forbes’s list of the world’s highest-paid models.

So who’s the highest paid now? Why it’s 20-year-old Kendall Jenner, who reportedly earned $22 million this year thanks to endorsement deals, her Kendall + Kylie clothing line, and money from her family’s reality TV show, “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”

But don’t feel too badly for Bundchen. Forbes points out that the 37-year-old Brazilian beauty still raked in $17.5 million this year by posing for, among other brands, a Carolina Herrera fragrance, Arezzo shoes, and Vivara jewelry. And, really, the mother of two could afford to coast a little in 2017 because she made a whopping $30.5 million last year.


The earnings totals are based on income from cosmetics, fragrance, and other contracts, as well as information provided to Forbes by managers, agents, and brand executives. Other familiar names — and faces — on the 2017 list include Chrissy Teigen ($13.5 million), Gigi Hadid ($9.5 million), Karlie Kloss ($9 million), and Bella Hadid ($6 million).