8. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima (Brazilian Portuguese; born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian supermodel and actress, best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 1999 (being their longest-running model and named “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017), as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics since 2003 and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials. At the age of 15, Lima won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the World” competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City. According to the Forbes magazine, the model has attained her highest mark in earnings as a model pocketing over $9 million. She is one of the most sought after models by photographers to pose for photo shoots and grace different magazines and product brands.