There are a gazillion female models who have walked in major runways but, only a few have gotten recognized over the years. From Naomi Campbell to Gisele Bundchen, those are just but a few of the superwomen in the industry. However, the younger generation has given rise to the likes of Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner, showing that the industry is still growing. Below is a list of female supermodels in the world, who have beaten all odds to be exceptional and dominate in the game.
The Australian supermodel aged 35 rises to fame in 2007 after racing Victoria secret’s show, making her the first Australian to be part of a Victoria Secret campaign. She has gone ahead to launch her skin care products, thanks to the platform provided to her, and released a self-help book. She began modeling at the age of 13 and has ended up being one of the best supermodels in the game.
2. Kendall Jenner
You cannot talk about fashion and modeling in 2019 without mention the one and only Kendall Jenner. Before becoming a recognized supermodel, she first made her debut on a television show, starring in their reality show keeping up with the Kardashian. Yes, she is Kim Kardashian’s sister! She is part of the social media modeling group, which is an emerging fashion movement. After during a couple of commercial ads, Jenner’s fame in modeling did not come up until 2014, and since then, she has modeled for all the famous designers and has been part of high fashion runways.
3. Gigi Hadid
She is the one girl who decided to follow her mother’s footsteps. Yes, Gigi Hadid’s mom was once a model, which is something she instilled in her daughters. Together with her sister Bella Hadid, she has done campaigns for big brands like Fendi, Moschino, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. She is a girl who has set her mark in the fashion industry.
Born in 1992, Cara started modeling at the age of 10, and that is a passion she has held onto throughout her life. Her career only got better when the founder of Storm Model Management discovered her, giving Cars the chance to work with famous designers such as Dolce & Gabbana. Until today, Cara still participates in a lot of runways, and the platform has helped her venture into acting and still manage to balance her modeling careers.
Gisele was born in Brazil and is one of the models who has been the face of over 20 brands at ago including Nivea and Victoria secrets. She has been listed among the top most influential women of all time and one of the highest paid models of all generations. That makes her top the charts of the best model in the world.
The 25-year-old Hungarian fashion model rose to fame after being the cover model for various magazines including Vogue (Portugal), Glamour Hungary and many more. Her first runway debut was in Milan Fashion week in 2010 walking for Prada, and her star has been shining since then, considering that she recently became part of the Victoria secret angels in 2019.
7. Irina Shayk
The 33-year-old model of Russian origin is known to have covered various swimsuit issues, making her get global recognition. She has walked in runways for some of the best designers such as Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Diane Von Furstenberg Miu and many more.
8. Karolina Kurkova
She is a Czech Republic model, whose proportions of the face and the body has made her fit in her role as a model. The Vogue editor Anna Wintour called her the next supermodel, meaning she has what it takes to walk through any runways and still give the runway photographers and the audience the right angles of what is being showcased. She has been placed among the top-earning models in the Forbes list, meaning that she is giving both young and old models a run for their money.
9. Rosie Huntington Whiteley
The English supermodel is best known for her work with Victoria secret lingerie, and also being an angels ambassador too, which has given her worldwide recognition. At only 31, the model is also linked to Mark & Spencer, having done a couple of projects with them.