Top Richest sexiest Supermodels of 2012

We reveal the world's highest-paid catwalk queens in the latest rankings by Forbes.
Each year, Forbes Magazine releases a list of fashion's golden girls, supermodels who are raking in the millions based on their beauty.
In the following pages, we bring you the who's who of 2012, based on their earnings of the past year -- stay tuned.

1. Gisele Bundchen

sexiest Supermodels of 2012

Gisele Bundchen has been revealed as the world's highest-paid model yet again. The 31-year-old Brazilian made an estimated 45 million dollars from May 1, 2011 to May 1, 2012, remaining an unparalleled force within the fashion world.

As well as her regular modelling jobs, she counts spokesperson deals and independent licensing ventures as her main form of income.

Gisele endorses brands such as Pantene, Esprit, and Versace, and makes a percentage of profits on her Ipanema flip-flops and many other Brazilian products bearing her name.

2. Kate Moss
Supermodel Kate Moss
Moss may have secured the second spot, but the British supermodel was placed with earnings of 9.2 million dollars, down from 13.5 million dollars last year.

The 38-year-old remains one of fashion's biggest icons, and endorses brands such as Longchamp, Mango, Rimmel and Vogue Eyewear, not to mention her longstanding design deal with Topshop that lasted from 2007 to 2010.

3. Natalia Vodianova

Supermodel NataliaVodianova

The Russian bombshell, 32, nabbed third place with earnings of 8.6 million dollars.

4. Adriana Lima

Coming in at Number Four we have Brazilian Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana, 31, with 7.3 million dollars.

5. Doutzen Kroes

Twenty seven-year-old Dutch doll Doutzen follows Adriana onto the Forbes list with 6.9 million dollars.

6. Alessandra Ambrosio

With estimated earnings of 6.6 million dollars, another Brazilian babe and Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio, 31, assumes sixth position.

7 Miranda Kerr

Hot on Alessandra's heels we have Orlando Bloom's stunning Aussie missus Miranda, 29, with 4 million dollars.

8. Lara Stone
Doutzen's Dutch counterpart Lara, 28, is three spots behind her at eight with 3.8 million dollars.

9. Carolyn Murphy

Sports Illustrated siren and US supermodel Carolyn, 36, amassed 3.5 million dollars in the past year to take ninth place.

10 Candice Swanepoel

And rounding off Forbes' top 10 is South African blonde Candice, 23, with 3.1 million dollars.