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The Kate Moss money machine: Supermodel has companies worth a staggering £20 million

Moss is still well behind Gisele, the world’s richest model model, who had an estimated worth of $47 million (£26 million) in 2014

Kate Moss has proved that modelling is not just for the young after it was revealed the Croydon-born cover girl had two companies worth £20 million.

In an article that appeared in Sunday’s Observer, the paper reported that Moss’ main company, Tilly Church Ltd, had more than £9 million in the bank, with a further £5 million owed to her. In addition to this, her secondary company Skate LLP had a net worth of £5million, with a further £1 million being owed.

The £20 million, which minus money owed to creditors, could be more in the region of £16.7 million, highlights how marketable Kate Moss still is despite being nearly 41.

The latest figures represent a £3 million rise in the value of the two companies, when compared with the £17 million both companies were said to be worth in 2012.

Much of Moss’ growing wealth is down to a number of contracts she has signed with popular brands like Rimmel and Matchless, as well as designing a profitable clothing line for popular high-street fashion store Topshop.

She also teamed up with Cara Delevingne for the launch of Burberry’s new fragrance My in March.

The news of Moss’ 2013 earnings have cemented her as Britain’s most valuable model,  ahead of Naomi Campbell who the Daily Mail reported earlier this year had earned £5 million in 2013/2014.

Nevertheless, she is still well behind Gisele, the world’s richest model model, who had an estimated worth of $47 million (£26 million) in 2014, according to Forbes. The Brazilian beauty claims her wealth comes with its trappings, however: her earnings have been investigated after topping the Supermodel Rich List.

Video: Moss on the success of her Topshop line

Some might think turning 40 would be a cue for Moss to slow down; however, if her appearances for Playboy and other investments in the past year are anything to go by, expect Moss to continue to roll in the money for the foreseeable future.

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