Top 10 Most Legendary Supermodels

The Top Ten
1 Cindy Crawford Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Crawford is an American model. Her 30 years of success at modeling made her an international celebrity that has led to roles in television and film, and to work as a spokesperson.

Her trademark is the mole above her lip. She has been on the cover of more than 600 magazines worldwide, including "Vogue", "W", "People", "Harper's Bazaar", "ELLE", and "Allure". She was the first modern supermodel to pose for "Playboy" and ranked number 5 on "Playboy's" list of the 100 Sexiest Stars of the Century.

Cindy used to be so gorgeous, and that body... Wow. Naomi, Gisele, and Kate? No, thanks.

A real beauty! Cindy Crawford is the best! She should also be Miss Universe...

2 Gia Carangi

I agree she should be at the top of this list. She is a one-of-a-kind, unique beauty. She was the original, the best, and the trendsetter for all models coming after her. She did everything with ease because it all came naturally. It's so sad to have lost her so young. I'm sure she would have been somewhere big in film if she had still been with us, as she wanted to do movies.

Cindy Crawford at the top of the list? Come on... It should be Gia. It was her resemblance to Gia that made her famous. All the photographers and magazines wanted somebody like Gia: someone natural, someone who could open her soul to the camera and make people look inside themselves, someone who could transform into anybody in front of the camera. That was Gia.

3 Naomi Campbell Naomi Elaine Campbell is a British supermodel, actress, and singer. Recruited at the age of 15, she established herself amongst the top three most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s.

Naomi Campbell is very pretty, and I like how she made history by becoming the first black woman to appear on the cover of French Vogue magazine. I also like how she was in Michael Jackson's music video "In the Closet." But I would have liked her a lot more if she hadn't had an attitude problem.

I don't like Naomi Campbell at all, but at least I'm being honest. Hopefully, she gets to appear on more runways often because she is more stunning than the newer models. Plus, I am not a huge fan of the newer models and the Instagram models. Naomi Campbell is beautiful.

4 Tyra Banks Tyra Lynne Banks is an American model, television personality, talk show host, producer, author, actress, singer and business woman.

She's the best in the world! Her show "America's Next Top Model" just reached Cycle 18, and "The Tyra Banks Show" is one of the best talk shows in the world. She's also more than a millionaire. Her black beauty is undefeated!

I watch America's Next Top Model all the time. And I just think she is the most beautiful person in the whole universe! I just wish I could be like her. She is the best!

She is a modern-day pioneer for how models should translate their careers to TV, film, etc. I've always heard her described as a model mogul.

5 Heidi Klum Heidi Klum is a German model, television host, businesswoman, fashion designer, television producer, and occasional actress.

Voted as number 9 on the Top 100 Sexiest Women 2004 in FHM. In 2008, she earned $3,800,000 as a model and spokesperson for Victoria's Secret. Forbes reported her income from various interests at $14 million in 2008. She was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful People by People Magazine in 2001.

I don't know all the models here, but Heidi's got that twinkle in her eye that just makes her so likable. She's #1 on my list.

Heidi is naturally beautiful. A real-looking woman who needs no artificial anything.

6 Claudia Schiffer Claudia Maria Schiffer is a German model, actress, and fashion designer currently living in England. She rose to fame in the early 1990s as one of the world's most successful models.

What? She isn't #1? By a long shot, she's the most iconic, legendary, and influential supermodel of the 90s!

Hot girl. If you don't know, you better ask somebody. Top five in the 90s for sure.

She should be at the top! 500 magazine covers, come on!

7 Linda Evangelista Linda Evangelista is a Canadian model. She is regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time, and has been featured on over 700 magazine covers.

She was ranked number 2 (after Cindy Crawford) on MTV's "House of Style" (1989) list of the top models of the 1990s. She has changed her hair color a minimum of twelve times. She was ranked number 8 in Channel 5's "World's Greatest Supermodel." Her quote "I don't get out of bed for less than $10,000 a day" was one of the best PR moves in history.

Come on, Linda is the supermodel! She is one of the Trinity with Christy and Naomi. The chameleon model, she could look glamorous, classy, and original. I love all her works. She is not the most beautiful, but she is never boring.

8 Helena Christensen
9 Gisele Bundchen Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian model, actress and businesswoman. Since 2001, Bündchen has been one of the highest-paid models in the world. In 2007, she was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry and earned the top spot on Forbes top-earning models list in 2012.

She had always been famous way before she married Tom Brady. Only those who don't know anything about fashion didn't know who she was.

Model of the millennium! Made Victoria's Secret look fashionable. The body! Over a decade as the highest-paid model! Come on! She's it!

She is such a role model, along with being a great supermodel. She is naturally beautiful and simply one of the best supermodels out there.

10 Kate Moss Katherine Ann Moss is an English model and businesswoman. Born in Croydon, Greater London, she was discovered in 1988 at age 14 by Sarah Doukas, founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City.

One of the more controversial supermodels, primarily because of her unusually low weight during the early part of her career. Although she is one of the world's top fashion models.

Kate is innovative and changed the standard of beauty to appreciate waifish women. But where is Gia Carangi? Cindy Crawford is number one, and she wouldn't have had a job if it wasn't for Gia. When Cindy started modeling, she was called baby Gia. This makes me mad.

Ask anybody to name a top model, and they would answer Kate Moss. Certainly, one of the most controversial and famous models ever. And that face, she is so magnetic and mysterious!

The Contenders
11 Paulina Porizkova

She is beautiful. Great eyes. Great features. Perfect symmetry and bone structure. She is striking. Any fool could see that.

Dear Master Porizkova. Your alien eyes have turned me into a square-faced alien like you. You are not from Earth, and you and I will alienate the world.

She has hypnotized me into being her slave. All hail master Porizkova. You have seduced me.

12 Iman

She was always pretty. You guys put a weird picture right here now.

13 Elle Macpherson Elle Macpherson is an Australian model, businesswoman, television host and actress. She is known for her record five cover appearances for the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue beginning in the 1980s, leading to her nickname "The Body", coined by Time in 1989.

Natural beauty, seemed like the girl next door type. I miss the days she graced the covers of magazines. Also, where is Kathy Ireland? How can anyone forget about her?

One of the world's top fashion models.

14 Twiggy

I am old enough to remember that Twiggy was the world's first supermodel. She was the first to become a household name and was only 5'6! Twiggy and Cheryl Tiegs, who was 5 inches taller than Twiggy, were and are the original supermodels. They started it all: the magazine covers, cosmetic contracts, and ads. You know you have become a supermodel when you become a household name.

Indeed. Twiggy will always be the world's first supermodel. The fact that she was short, much shorter than the typical required height, makes her success even more celebrated. Twiggy broke the mold for shorter models like Kate Moss and Devon Aoki. She was the first to become famous and a household name around the world.

She was unique, innovative, and totally original. Kudos to Twiggy!

15 Brooke Shields Brooke Christa Shields is an American actress, model and former child star. Initially a child model, she gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle's controversial film Pretty Baby, in which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the turn of the 20th century.

Yet one of the few brunette supermodels of the late 70s/early 80s. An icon and one of Scavullo's favorites. She was the youngest model ever to appear on the cover of Vogue at 14 years old, had a fashion doll named after her, and became a household name.

The most beautiful of them all. Perfect face, tall, natural, athletic body, gorgeous hair and bone structure, and a brain and sense of humour to match.

90s kids are extremely lucky to have role models like her. Nowadays, it's all those fake Kardashians.

16 Christie Brinkley Christie Brinkley is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur. Brinkley gained worldwide fame with her appearances in the late 1970s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, ultimately appearing on an unprecedented three consecutive covers starting in 1979.

Just stunning, then and now! Just as gorgeous as she was when she was young. Greatest smile ever! Always #1 in my book, no offense to Cindy. She is my #2 pick.

She is the only model who got even better with age. She is 62 years old and looks fantastic! She has not aged and can still rock any cover!

The most popular model of all time!

17 Suzy Parker
18 Christy Turlington

She rocked when the blondes ruled and brought beauty with an appealing character into vogue. She knows her face and body and uses her fame for intelligent and consistently great causes. One supermodel who remained natural and real, proving beauty comes from within, though of course, she is flawlessly beautiful on the outside too. Good luck and God bless, Marti.

Appeared in the nude for a PETA poster stating, "I'd rather go naked than wear fur."

One of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People.

Has been on the cover of nearly 1,000 magazines since 1987, including Vogue, Allure, Harper's Bazaar, Esquire, and Elle.

19 Alessandra Ambrosio Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrósio is a Brazilian model and actress. Ambrosio is known for her work with Victoria's Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company's PINK line.

With her deep tan, puppy eyes, long amber hair, and irresistible legs, she should be on this list, if not at Number 1!

20 Stephanie Seymour Stephanie Michelle Seymour is an American model and actress. During the 1980s and 1990s, she was one of the most popular supermodels, being featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and the cover of Vogue, as well as being a former Victoria's Secret Angel.
21 Kathy Ireland
22 Jean Shrimpton

The best face ever, I never tire of looking at her photos. I have been fascinated by her for 50 years. I gave my daughter her middle name, Jean, in her honor. She will always be the most beautiful model ever to me. I love the photos of her as an "old woman." She certainly aged better than I. I wish her happiness.

Yes, Jean, the most beautiful, whether hippie or ladylike, she always looked amazing.

In my opinion, the number one top model of all time. She has no equal.

23 Adriana Lima Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model and actress, best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2000, as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2010 and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials.

She's the best and the most beautiful!

Brazilian models always on top!

24 Kate Upton Kate Upton is an American model. She is best known for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, and for her status as a sex symbol. She is married to Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.
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