These are the type of women who were born to shine. With their long legs, perfect skin and radiating beauty, they make heads turn. Whether they are up and comers new to the game or superstar veterans, the world is fixated on watching these living art forms. They are diverse and come from all parts of the world. They are smart, speak many languages and are the overall package. Take a look and drool over 15 of the hottest female models…
15. NINA AGDAL
This 5’9 blonde haired, blue eyed bombshell steals the runway. You may have seen the Danish model in ads for Bebe, Aerie, Sports Illustrated and Victoria Secret. She is signed with Elite, a top modeling agency and her career is at an all time high. You may have seen her on the cover of 2014’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue posing with fellow models Chrissy Teigen and Lily Aldridge. Her rise to fame continues to explode with Nina appearing on the hit show Entourage in 2015 and a #37 ranking on Maxim’s hot 100 list in 2014. She’s so hot that celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio has been dating her since 2016. Expect to see more of this hottie.
14. GIGI HADID
This model radiates the typical California laid back surfer girl look. She shot to fame over the past few years and is now basically everywhere. She is very popular on social media and is now known not only for her modelling. She is dating One Direction’s Zayn Malik and is the daughter of “real housewife” Yolanda Hadid. She must have picked up some skills from her mom, an ex-model herself. I guess modeling runs in the family. In 2016 Gigi was named International Model of the Yer by the British Fashion Council. If she is not dominating the runway, she is immersed in competitive horseback riding.
13. ADRIANA LIMA
If you don’t know who this beauty is, you have been living under a rock. Her colourful eyes, dark hair and gorgeous skin tone makes heads turn. The Brazilian bombshell is Victoria Secret’s longest running model and was named Most valuable Victoria Secret angel in 2017. When she was 15 years old, she entered Ford’s supermodel of Brazil competition with her friend. That was when she was discovered and she has been raking in the big bucks ever since. She is the second highest paid model and in 2016 alone, she made 10.5 million dollars. Not only is she beautiful, she is very smart and speaks four languages, Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish.
12. KENDALL JENNER
It seems like everywhere we look, there is a Kardashian or Jenner somewhere. This model was born into fame, growing up with relatives Kim Kardashian, Caitlin Jenner and sister Kylie Jenner. She began modeling at 14 years old with Wilhelmina Modeling and eventually transitioned into high fashion, signing with Society Management in 2015. She is a modern day model defined by her high online presence and large number of social media followers. In 2015, Forbes ranked her the #16 top earning model after earning an estimated $4 million per year. At just 21 years old that is quite impressive. Today you can find her modeling for brands like Chanel, Marc Jacobs and Fendi.
11. GISELE BUNDCHEN
This model owns the fashion industry and is the most sought after model in the game. She is the #1 highest paid model in the entire industry and in 2007 was named the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry. She invented the ‘horse walk’, which entails lifting your knees up and kicking out in front of you, cementing her originality. Her breakthrough moment came when she was able to walk in outrageously high shoes on a slippery runway for Alexander McQueen’s “rain” ready to wear show. He later dubbed her “The body”. After that, everyone wanted her and she was on fire. The Brazilian/German model has a good heart and supports many charities like the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders.
10. KATE MOSS
English model Kate Moss was born in Croydon, Surrey and was discovered at the age of 14 at an airport in New York City. She is known for her very thin figure and headlines the “size zero” trend in fashion. When she emerged, the public was not used to her slight frame. She was unlike all the other models around at the time. Moss has said: “It was just the time. It was a swing from more buxom girls like Cindy Crawford and people were shocked to see what they called a ‘waif’. What can you say? How many times can you say ‘I’m not anorexic’?” She is the bad girl in the modeling industry and has even lost contracts due to alleged drug use.
9. CARA DELEVIGNE
Not only is this edgy looking model gorgeous, she is also an actress. You may have recently seen her in Suicide Squad where she plays the Enchantress and completely nails the edgy, freaky role. In 2009, she left school in order to pursue her passion of modeling and now models with Storm Model Management. She is a multi talented girl who is able to play music including the drums and guitar. This triple threat is openly bisexual and is good friends with superstar Rihanna. She is continuing to grow her career in many different facets and we can’t wait to see what she has in store for us next.
8. MIRANDA KERR
This Australian model has a baby face that the world just fell in love with. She is a mix of sexy and cute, making her extremely popular. At 13, she won her first modeling competition which opened her up to the world of fashion. Today, she is continually ranked as one of the top earners in the modeling industry. She has come a long way and is very successful. In 2014, Kerr even replaced Gisele for the face of the brand H&M. She’s got a good head on her shoulders and a good sense of self awareness. She has said: “I pray every day. I meditate every day and I do yoga. I’m not religious, I’m spiritual. And praying is something my grandmother taught me as well. To pray and be grateful, have gratitude, is a big thing for me.”
7. HEIDI KLUM
This German blonde is one of the most successful businesswomen in the entertainment industry. Her modeling vaulted her to fame, but her brain and her business savvy took her to the top. She is the host of the show Project Runway, which was nominated for an Emmy. It revolved around the fashion world. So for Heidi, this was a perfect fit. In May of 2000 alone, she reportedly earned an estimated $20 million. Beautiful and rich, what a great combination. In 2008 she was proud to call herself an American as she finally gained citizenship. She has even dabbled in the music industry by singing. She must know her stuff as she is one of the judges on the hit show America’s Got Talent.
6. Christie Brinkley
People all over the world want to know this model’s secret. It seems as though she is getting younger the more she ages. She has flawless skin with no apparent wrinkles, a big bright smile and a knockout body. At 63, we are positive she is drinking from the fountain of youth. She broke records in her career as the longest running model to maintain a cosmetics contract as the face of CoverGirl. As beautiful as she is, it is no wonder that everyone wants to be with her. Brinkley was married four times, including to celebrity piano man Billy Joel. She lives in New York today and is a proud supporter of animal rights causes including PETA.
5. CANDICE SWANEPOEL
One of Victoria’s Secret’s most famous models is this South African beauty. She was 17 and dating the love of her life, whom she had met in Paris. He is a Brazilian model himself and the couple later got engaged. She gave birth to their daughter Anaca in 2016 and has definitely bounced back from her baby body. In 2016 she ranked #8 on Forbes top earning models list earning an estimated $7 million. She supports a charity called Mother2Mother, helping to provide an HIV free generation for mothers and children in Africa.
4. KATE UPTON
Upton shook up the modeling world over the past few years and broke out. She was mostly noticed for her curvaceous figure that made most people drool. Some may remember her dancing in a bikini to “Teach Me How To Dougie”. A viral video that made many people swoon after seeing this hot model shake it. She quickly realized the power of social media and how it can be a slingshot to popularity. She later released another video of her dancing to “Cat Daddy”, a popular song and everyone fell in love again. Unfortunately, it was not all fun and games for the model. On August 31st, 2014 nude photos of her were leaked all over the internet.
3. HAILEY BALDWIN
This 20 year old is used to the fame. She is the daughter of famous actor Stephen Baldwin and her uncle is Alec Baldwin. She began her career signing with Ford Modeling Agency. After appearing in several magazines, she posed for American Vogue in January 2015. Her career then began to grow and she got jobs with Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. You may have seen her in some gossip magazines as she is a big hit with the paparazzi. She is part of the young Hollywood royalty like the Kardashians and Jenners and is always in the public eye.
2. CHRISSY TEIGEN
This woman is impossible to hate because she packs one fierce personality. She is hilarious, outgoing and down to earth. She is married to musician John Legend and they have a new baby girl named Luna. She had no trouble getting her bikini body back. She did so in spite of a few haters who made some unkind remarks. Teigen, known for not taking any crap, fired back at her haters. She is an avid cook and loves to wine and dine her man. When she is not modeling or playing mommy, she can be found hosting Lip Sync Battle or making us all laugh on social media.
1. CINDY CRAWFORD
She is an international celebrity and her modeling career opened up great doors to the next phase of her career. She has gone on to act in television and film and even become a spokesperson. Forbes was proud to name her the highest paid model on the planet. She is number one, and as close as the other models may get, Crawford is the original true super model. She is best known for her rocking body but also that famous mole above her upper lip. After 2000, Crawford officially quit modeling, although sometimes graces us with a shoot here or there. She is busy with her endorsement deals and has a line of furniture. Whatever she does, the public can never seem to look away.