A number of beautiful women have ventured into the modeling world and made a name for themselves. Models have a certain quality which sets them apart from the rest, the confidence, the style, their fitness and not to forget their height.
These gorgeous women strut their stuff with them long legs and rule the modeling arena. Below is the list of Top 10 Tallest Female Models in the World.
10 Doutzen Kroes, 5 ft 9 inches
Born in Eastermar, Netherlands, on 23rd January 1985, Doutzen Kroes was a tomboy during her youth age. At 5 feet 9 inches, her modeling career started in 2003. In the year 2008 she was selected to be an ‘Angel’ by top lingerie designer and manufacturer Victoria’s Secret. Besides that, she worked with L’Oreal Paris as the brand ambassador and spokesperson for around 5 years.
She has done very well for herself and has been featured in a number of Vogue covers. In 2014 she was declared second in Forbes top-earning model list.
9 Natalia Vodianova, 5 ft 9 inches
This Russian model and philanthropist was born in Gorky, Soviet Union, on 28th February in 1982. She entered modeling at the young age of 15 through a modeling agency. She was at the third spot in Forbes top earning models list. Natalia, height 5 feet 9 inches and is also known by the nickname Supernova, had a good contract with Calvin Klein.
She founded the organization Naked Heart Foundation, with the purpose of ensuring every child has a family. She has featured in magazines like Vanity Fair, British vogue, American Vogue and Vogue Paris.
8 Heidi Klum, 5 ft 9.5 inches
Born on June 1st 1973, Heidi Klum was born in town called Bergisch Gladbach in Germany. Heidi Klum has many feathers to her hat. From being a model, to a businesswoman, a fashion designer, a television personality and an actress, she has done a lot of work. At 5 feet 9.5 inches, she was the first German model to be a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Following her modeling career, she was a part of a number of reality shows like Germany’s Next Top model, Project Runway and America’s Got Talent.
As an actress, she played roles in Ella Enchanted (2004), The Devil Wears Prada (2006) and other TV appearance in Sex and the City, Desperate Housewives, How I Met Your Mother and other TV shows.
7 Lara Stone, 5 ft 9.5 inches
Born in Mierlo, a small town in Netherlands on 20th December 1983, Lara Stone has a height of 5 feet 9.5 inches and is considered as one of the tallest female models in the world. In 1999, at the age of 15 she participated in the Elite Model Look after which she was signed by Elite Modeling Agency.
She has opened shows for a number of high end brands like Fendi, Christopher Kane, Isabel Marant and Giles Deacon. Stone has also features in a number of magazines.
6 Candice Swanepoel, 5 ft 9.5 inches
This South African supermodel was born on 20th October in Kwa-Zula Natal, South Africa. With a height of 5 feet 9.5 inches, she is well known for being an ‘Angel’ with Victoria’s Secret. She has walked for a number of labels like Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, Fendi, Chanel and others.
The supermodel has appeared on the covers of Vogue, Elle and GQ magazines among others. She modeled for the Kardashian’s swimwear line in 2010.
5 Adriana Lima, 5 ft 10 inches
This stunning model was born in Salvador, Brazil, on 12th June 1981. With a fabulous height of 5 feet 10 inches, Lima has been all over the fashion and modeling world. At the age of 15, she participated in Fords “Supermodel of Brazil” competition. She has been with Victoria’s Secret since 2000 and has worked with brands like Maybelline, FCUK, Versace and others.
A highly successful runway model, she has walked for designers like Rosa Cha, Fendi, Giorgio Armani and others.
4 Joan Smalls, 5 ft 10.5 inches
The beautiful Puerto Rican model was born on 11th July 1988 in Hatillo, Puerto Rico. At 5 feet 10.5 inches she is on the 4th spot in the list of tallest female models. Shas featured in a number of fashion advertisements for big brands like Calvin Klein and Marc Jacobs. She was the first Latina model who represented Estée Lauder cosmetics in 2011. Joan Smalls has walked for a number of fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York and London.
She started walking for Victoria’s Secret in 2010 and has continued modeling for them. Smalls has appeared in various international edition of high end magazines like Vogue, GQ, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and others.
3 Niki Taylor, 5 ft 11 inches
This gorgeous beauty known for her height of 5 feet 11 inches was born in Florida, U.S on 5th March 1975. She signed her first modeling contract at a young age of 13 with Irene Marie. A Fresh Face contest held in New York City was won by her along with a modeling contract. At just 15 she was on the cover of Vogue, making her the second youngest person to be on the magazine cover.
In 1996, Niki Taylor was on the cover of top fashion magazines namely, Allure, Marie Claire, Vogue and others. Apart from modeling, she founded the Begin Foundation for the Advancement of Women in Business. Taylor also had her first fragrance launched in 2005 called “Begin by Niki Taylor”
2 Gisele Bundchen, 5 ft 11 inches
This Brazilian model was born on 20th July 1980, and has been one of the highest paid models in the world. She’s a producer as well as an actress and was seen in the movie Taxi and The Devil Wears Prada.
She has worked for big brands, endorsing big labels like Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior and others. Bundchen is also known for charity work with Red Cross, Save the Children and Doctors without Borders. With a height of 5 feet and 11 inches she is the runner up in the list of top tallest female models in the world.
1 Karlie Kloss, 6 ft 1 inches
This successful model was born on 3rd August 1992 in Chicago, Illinoi. At 6 feet 1 inches, this beauty among the top 30 models of the 2000s as declared by Vogue Paris.
At 14, she did an editorial shoot for Scene Magazine. Karlie Kloss is also associated with Victoria’s Secret, having walked the runway many times.
Top 10 Tallest Female Models in the World
|Rank||Top 10 Tallest Female Models in the World|
|1||Karlie Kloss, 6 ft 1 inches|
|2||Gisele Bundchen, 5 ft 11 inches|
|3||Niki Taylor, 5 ft 11 inches|
|4||Joan Smalls, 5 ft 10.5 inches|
|5||Adriana Lima, 5 ft 10 inches|
|6||Candice Swanepoel, 5 ft 9.5 inches|
|7||Lara Stone, 5 ft 9.5 inches|
|8||Heidi Klum, 5 ft 9.5 inches|
|9||Natalia Vodianova, 5 ft 9 inches|
|10||Doutzen Kroes, 5 ft 9 inches|
These models with their sexy long legs have ventured into the modeling scene and have clearly made a spot for themselves.
List of Top Ten of this Article
- 10 Doutzen Kroes, 5 ft 9 inches
- 9 Natalia Vodianova, 5 ft 9 inches
- 8 Heidi Klum, 5 ft 9.5 inches
- 7 Lara Stone, 5 ft 9.5 inches
- 6 Candice Swanepoel, 5 ft 9.5 inches
- 5 Adriana Lima, 5 ft 10 inches
- 4 Joan Smalls, 5 ft 10.5 inches
- 3 Niki Taylor, 5 ft 11 inches
- 2 Gisele Bundchen, 5 ft 11 inches
- 1 Karlie Kloss, 6 ft 1 inches
- Top 10 Tallest Female Models in the World