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Gisele Bundchen beats out Miranda Kerr as highest-paid model

Aug. 20, 2013 at 2:53 PM ET

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06:  Gisele Bundchen attends the Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of A...
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Gisele Bundchen, shown at the Costume Institute Gala for the "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, has been named Forbes' top earning model in 2013.

A new baby sure didn't throw off Gisele Bundchen's modeling career in 2013.

According to Forbes' just-released 2013 highest-paid models list, the proud mom to Vivian Lake and Benjamin remained the most successful model in the world.

The 33-year-old Brazilian beauty earned an estimated $42 million in 2013. That's more than what her quarterback husband Tom Brady made in the same year!

Thanks to successful merchandise partnerships, which include a lingerie line and several accessory collections, as well as modeling gigs with H&M, Chanel and David Yurman, the model made the top spot for the seventh year in a row.

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Models Kate Moss, Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima made Forbes highest-paid models list.
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Kate Moss, Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima made Forbes' highest-paid models list.

Victoria's Secret Angel Miranda Kerr was second on the list with an estimated $7.2 million. After signing new contracts with Mango, David Jones, Lipton and Quantas, the Australian beauty was able to cash in and expand her portfolio.

Adriana Lima, Kate Moss and China's first major supermodel, Liu Wen, rounded out the top five.

Are they any signs that Bundchen is slowing down her career leaving room for a new top model? Not exactly. Just last week, the model was hard at work modeling H&M's fall collection.

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