It's been a rough year for the model, but at least she has her millions of dollars to ease the pain. 34-year-old Lara Stone has taken the No. 1 spot on People With Money’s top 10 highest-paid models for 2018 with an estimated $46 million in combined earnings.
UPDATE 16/11/2018 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Lara Stone tops annual list of highest-paid models
In 2016 it looked like the model’s spectacular career was winding down. Suddenly, she was back on top. People With Money reports on Thursday (November 15) that Stone is the highest-paid model in the world, pulling in an astonishing $46 million between October 2017 and October 2018, a nearly $20 million lead over her closest competition.
People With Money’s factors
In compiling this yearly list, the magazine considers factors such as upfront pay, profit participation, residuals, endorsements and advertising work.
The Dutch model has an estimated net worth of $145 million. She owes her fortune to smart stock investments, substantial property holdings, lucrative endorsement deals with CoverGirl cosmetics. She also owns several restaurants (the “Fat Stone Burger” chain) in Amsterdam, a Football Team (the “Geldrop Angels”), has launched her own brand of Vodka (Pure Wonderstone - Netherlands), and is tackling the juniors market with a top-selling perfume (With Love from Lara) and a fashion line called “Lara Stone Seduction”.
The ranking is significant for many Lara fans, who have been waiting for her triumphant return to the glory days for what seems like a lifetime.
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