Forbes takes a look at the top 10 business minds of the modelling industry, paying tribute to the ladies who scored success stories in the gene pool as well as within the runnings of their industry. For the seventh year in a row, Brazilian Giesele Bündchen stands at #1, raking in $42 million through merchandising partnerships with the likes of H&M and Chanel, and her Ipanema flip-flop line. Fellow Victoria’s Secret Angel Miranda Kerr follows in at #2, continuing business ventures with the likes of VS, Mango and Quantas, and her recently released a line of organic cosmetics, Kora. Adriana Lima steps in at #3, with most of her earnings stemming from her contract with Victoria’s Secret, which is the longest-running Angel contract in the brand’s history. Kate Moss, Liu Wen and Joan Smalls also made the cut. Head over to Forbes for a full look at the list.
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