It’s another great year for Gisele Bundchen, who currently tops Forbes’ list of “World’s Top Earning Models” with estimated earnings of $35 million.
According to MainStreet calculations that's about $16,826.92 an hour, a bit better than minimum wage. Here's how long it would take Gisele to earn what some of the rest of us make in a year:
Working as a cook fulltime at McDonald's (MCD) for a little more than minimum wage will gross you about $12,480 a year.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: Less than an hour.
What's hot and not takes on a different meeting for smoke eaters, who make around $40,000 a year. Even if they supplement their income with a calendar modeling gig, like the hunky hardhats in New York do each year (http://www.nyfirestore.com/calendars.html), it still can't put them in Gisele's league.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: A little more than 2 hours.
If you spend your time crunching numbers as an analyst you probably don't need us to tell you that on your $110,000 a year salary it would take you 324 years to make what Gisele took home in just one.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: 6.5 hours.
Modeling may not be brain surgery but it sure pays better. Not to mention many docs probably have to earmark a chunk of their average $350,000 a year paycheck (http://www.allied-physicians.com/salary_surveys/physician-salaries.htm) for their medical school loans.
Time it would take Gisele to earn their annual salary: 20 hours.
Billionaire Computer Mogul
Gisele's bank account does not dwarf everyone's, however. Take Microsoft (MSFT) founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who has a little more than the world's top model, even though he's semi-retired.
Time it would take Gisele to earn Bill Gate's net worth: 150 years
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