02/07/2012 04:03 EST | Updated 02/17/2012 01:00 EST

Meet The World's Highest Paid Supermodels


They've worked hard to be called "the hottest and most desirable women in the world" -- you try spending your days walking along runways in high heels and keeping svelte for photographers.

But there's more than meets the eye when it comes to these 20 supermodels.

According to Extra, these knockouts are also savvy businesswomen -- amassing a huge fortune thanks to not only modelling gigs, but also side businesses, like developing fashion, beauty or accessory lines. In fact, these ladies make almost as much (maybe even more!) than some of today's hottest celebs.

Whether you love them, hate them or just hate to love 'em, here are the world's 20 most wealthy supermodels.

Meet The Richest Models In The World