Gisele Bündchen is a Brazilian model and actress who was born in Horizontina.
Bündchen has been one of the world’s highest-paid models, and she was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry in 2007. In 2012, she was ranked first on Forbes’ list of the highest-paid models.
Gisele Bundchen Early Life
Gisele Bündchen was born in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, on July 20, 1980. She is of German ancestry. Gisele grew up in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, with her twin sister Patricia and four other sisters, Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, and Rafaela.
Gisele speaks Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, and French fluently. She was an avid volleyball player as a child and had planned to make it her career. Gisele, Patricia, and Gabriela took a modelling course in 1993 to improve their posture.
Elite Model Management discovered Gisele in a mall in Sao Paulo the following year. She came in second place in the Elite Model Look competition.
What is Gisele Bündchen’s Net Worth?
Gisele Bündchen is a $400 million-dollar-rich Brazilian supermodel. That fortune is distinct from her husband Tom Brady’s $250 million fortune. The Bundchen-Bradys are worth $650 million in total.
- From 2012 to 2017, she was the highest-paid model in the world.
- In 2000, he signed a $25 million contract with Victoria’s Secret.
- Endorsements alone have earned him more than $500 million.
Bündchen had relationships with model Scott Barnhill and actor Josh Hartnett. From 2000 to 2005, she was in a relationship with Leonardo DiCaprio. In 2005-2006, she dated surfer Kelly Slater for six months.
In late 2006, Bündchen began dating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. On a blind date, they were introduced by a mutual friend. Bündchen and Brady married in a small ceremony on February 26, 2009, at St. Monica’s Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California.
The couple married again in Costa Rica in April 2009. Their daughter was born in 2012, and their son in 2009. Bündchen is also Brady’s stepmother with actress Bridget Moynahan.
Bündchen, Brady, and their children follow a vegan diet that is primarily plant-based.
In 1996, Bündchen got her big break at New York Fashion Week. She auditioned for 43 shows in 1997, but was only chosen for two international shows. She was chosen to walk the runway in “Rain,” Alexander McQueen’s Spring 1998 ready-to-wear show, simply because she could walk in very high heels on the slick runway.
She appeared in advertisements for Missoni, Chloe, Dolce and Gabbana, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferre, Ralph Lauren, and Versace the same year. Vogue Paris, British Vogue, and i-D all featured her on their covers. She made her debut on the cover of American Vogue in July 1999.
In December 1999, she appeared on the cover of Vogue once more. Rolling Stone named Gisele, then 20, “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and put her on the cover of the magazine in 2000. She is widely credited with establishing a new breed of model: the Brazilian bombshell.
Here are some of Gisele Bündchen’s career highlights:
- According to Forbes, she is the 89th most powerful woman in the world.
- Victoria’s Secret Fashion Model (2000-2007)
- Prada, the Devil’s Wear (Movie, 2006)
From 2002 to 2017, Bündchen was the highest-paid model in the world. Gisele Bundchen has earned $500 million from her modelling and endorsement career alone as of this writing. This figure excludes real estate assets and other non-liquid investments. Simultaneously, Tom’s total all-in earnings are $230 million.
Bündchen was named the model who earned the most money from June 2014 to June 2015 in the 2015 Guinness World Records book.
Gisele Bundchen requires no introduction, at least to fashionistas. She is regarded as the highest-paid model on the planet, with lucrative earnings from over 20 fashion and personal care brands she endorses, as well as her own line of fashion products.
This first-ever model billionaire is regarded as Brazil’s most popular fashion export and has been ranked on Forbes’ list of ‘top-earning models’ for eight years in a row.
Gisele Bündchen’s net worth is estimated to be $400 million as of September 2022.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Gisele Bündchen’s net worth?
The net worth of Gisele Bündchen is estimated to be $400 million.
Gisele Bündchen’s age?
Gisele Bündchen is 42 years old and was born on July 20, 1980.
Gisele Bündchen’s height:
Gisele Bündchen’s height is 1.80 m, or 5 feet 11 inches.