It sure does pay to be social. While most mere mortals on Instagram get excited if their photos receive more than 50 likes, there are a select few that get hundreds of thousands of Instagram likes and command a fortune for brands to have them post about products.  According to CR Fashion Book the top three Instagram models, the current “It-girls” like Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Cara Delevigne get paid anywhere from $125,000 to $300,00 USD for a single Instagram post!

Numbers like this are mind-boggling and clearly show that the modelling industry has drastically changed, allowing models to gain massive sums of money outside the standard framework of campaign work, runway shows and appearances.

What do you think of Models making up to $300,000 USD for a single Instagram post? Let us know in the comments!