The Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen has an estimated net worth of $360 million. She has her own lingerie and skincare products. She earns from fragrance and beauty deals contracts including Chanel and Carolina Herrera. Gisele introduced the latest “horseback” modelling where the model picks her knee up and kicks her feet out in front.
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Gisele Bündchen, born on July 20, 1980, is the sixth-generation Brazilian of German descent. Her father, Vânia Nonnenmacher, is a bank clerk pensioner and mother, Valdir Bündchen, is a college professor and writer. Gisele was raised in Horizontina (Três de Maio), Rio Grande do Sul, Southern Brazil. She grew up with five sisters named Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and Patrícia (her 5 minutes junior fraternal twin). Gisele speaks Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish and some French.
Gisele dated Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback from December 2006. Tom Brady married Gisele on 26 February 2009 at St. Monica Catholic Church, Santa Monica, California. The couple has two children: a son and a daughter.
Blue eyed, Gisele was signed to agency IMG Models (New York, London, Milan, Paris, and Los Angeles) and Model Management (Hamburg). Mother suggested Gisele, Patrícia and Gabriela to join a modelling course in 1993.
During a school excursion, Elite modelling agency, São Paulo, appointed Gisele. She ranked 2nd position at “Elite Look of the Year” and ranked 4th in “Elite Model Look World”, Ibiza, Spain. Gisele moved to São Paulo and commenced her modelling career after she was 14-years. She succeeded in New York City fashion week held in 1996.
Gisele appeared on French Vogue’s cover in July, November, December and January (1999-2000). Fashion I-D, The Vogue online Encyclopaedia titled her – “A Girl Called Gisele”. She was the world’s hottest model who began the new category – Brazilian bombshell. Gisele was the best dressed of Vogue’s 2008-2009. She was photographed for the American Vogue for the 11th time in April 2010. After Steven Meisel photographed her for the American Vogue’s cover, she became one of the models of “Models of the Moment”.
Gisele was one of Victoria’s Secret Angels (2000 -2007). She wore the most expensive Victoria’s Secret Fantasy bra, “Red Hot Fantasy Bra” (value: $15 million). This was the most expensive lingerie ever created by Guinness World Records. Gisele wore Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra, the Sexy Splendour Fantasy Bra, valued at $12.5 million (2005).
Gisele had auditioned for 42 shows in London (1997). She was the executive producer of “Gisele and the Green Team” (2010 – 2011). Gisele represented Pantene in the Brazilian Rio Carnival parade (2011) and was at the opening ceremony of Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (2016).
Awards & Achievements:
Gisele won VH1/Vogue Model of the Year (1999) and January 2000. Gisele was “The World’s Richest Supermodel” (2007). She ranked 1st on models.com Money Girls list and 2nd Sexiest Models list. CEO of World Magazine ranked Gisele among “Top Accomplished Women Entertainers” (2011). Gisele ranked No. 89 on Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women in the World” (May 2014). Forbes Brazil ranked Gisele No. 2 in biggest Brazilian celebrities (2015). Guinness World Record book listed Gisele as the model who earns the most each year (2015).
Gisele was awarded for best supporting role in “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006). Earlier, Gisele was nominated as Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Breakout Performance in “2004-Taxi” and for Choice Movie “Bad Guy”.
Net Worth of Gisele Bündchen
Gisele’s net worth as of 2017-2018 is $360 million which is twice as the net worth of her footballer husband ($180 million). Gisele Bündchen’s income in 2016 has been estimated at $30.5 million. Her earnings from past 4-5 years have been more than $40 million annually. Gisele’s and Tom Brady’s family home in Los Angeles uses environment friendly systems. Also, the couple has a $14 million condominium at One Madison, Manhattan.
Gisele Bündchen aged 37, is the highest-paid supermodel in the world since 2004. Gisele ranked first on Forbes top-earning models list (2012) and ranked 89th on Most Powerful Woman in the World Forbes list (2014). She is mother of two but still looks young and beautiful.