Gisele Bundchen

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Full Name Gisele Bundchen
Age 40 Years Old
Nick Name Gise, The Body
Gender Female
Famous As Model
Birth Date July 20th, 1980
Birth Place Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

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Gisele Caroline Bundchen famed as Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian model and actress. Moreover, she is also an author, environmental activist, as well as a businesswoman. She was one of the highest-paid models in the world as of 2001. She was listed as the 89th Most Powerful Woman in the World by Forbes in 2014. She was the first of three Brazilian models to achieve the status of the supermodel in the year 2002. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2000 until mid-2007 and had signed Victoria's Secret's biggest contract to date. She has been a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program since 2009. She also participated in the Wild For Life campaign against the illegal trafficking of endangered wildlife, including the campaign that won the People's Choice Award in the green category of 2019 Webby Awards. In 2019, she executive produced a documentary entitled Kiss the Ground.

Famous For

  • Being World’s highest-paid model in the world, according to a survey by Forbes magazine in the year 2012. She earned $45 million from May 2011 to May 2012.

Gisele Bundchen, a famous Brazilian Model

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Early Life of Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen was born as Gisele Caroline Bundchen in Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She is Brazilian by nationality and she is of German ethnicity. She was born to German parents, Vania Nonnenmacher and Valdir Bundchen. Her father is a college professor and writer. She grew up in Horizontina, Brazil with her family. Talking about her siblings, she has five sisters named Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela, and her fraternal twin Patricia. As per her education, she completed her school education in her native place. As of 2019, she celebrated her 39th birthday. She then moved to Sao Paulo to launch her modeling career. She had her first break in 1996, at New York Fashion Week.

Career of Gisele Bundchen

  • In the year 1997, Gisele traveled to London and auditioned for 43 shows but only took part in two international shows. 
  • She then posed for Missoni, Chloe, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferre, Ralph Lauren, and Versace campaigns in 1998. 
  • She then left Elite Model Management to switch to IMG Models. 
  • She then appeared on her first group Vogue cover with supermodels like Kate Moss, Amber Valletta and more. 
  • She then won the VH1/Vogue Model of the Year for 1999. 
  • She then became the fourth model to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine and she was also named "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" in 2000. 
  • She appeared on 37 international Vogue covers in 2000.
  • She wore Victoria's Secret's Fantasy Bra, the Red Hot Fantasy Bra in the year 2000. 
  • She also modeled the "Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra" in 2005. 
  • She has appeared on the covers of W, Allure, GQ, Forbes, Marie Claire, TIME, Vanity Fair, Esquire, and in the Pirelli Calendar. 
  • Regarding her acting roles, she played in the 2006 movie "The Devil Wears Prada" as Serena. 
  • She was also chosen by Time Magazine in 2007. 
  • Forbes listed her 53rd on their 2007 list of the most powerful celebrities. 
  • In 2007, she was named the World's Richest Supermodel. 
  • She has appeared on two Vogue Shape issue covers by 2010. 
  • She then launched eco-friendly Sejaa Pure Skincare. 
  • In addition to this, she was featured in three spring campaigns in spring 2012. 
  • She then became the face of Banco do Brasil's first global ad campaign in the year 2012 and she made 5600 appearances in commercials in Brazil. 
  • She became the face of Chanel's make-up line, Les Beiges. 
  • She became Pantene's ambassador, a deal worth $4 Million per year. 
  • She appeared in television commercial spots in 2014 and 2015. 
  • On 5th August 2016, she appeared at the Maracana Stadium at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. 
  • She then signed a contract with Under Armour in the year 2014. 
  • In 2016, Under Armour's CEO, Kevin Plank said sales for the company's women's brand had increased because of its association with Bundchen.
  • She released her book called Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life which was a New York Times bestseller and it was the best selling book for over six months in the non-fiction category in Brazil. 

Personal Life of Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen is a married woman. She was married to Tom Brady. Tom Brady is a famous American football player. They dated a few years and married on 26th February 2009. The duo is living a happy life without any disturbances as of now. The duo is blessed with a son and a daughter named Benjamin Brady and Vivian Lake Brady. Previously, she dated the famous American actor, Leonardo DiCaprio for over six years since 1999 and broke up in 2005. After that, she dated Kelly Slater for two years from 2005 to 2007. 

Gisele With Her Husband Tom Brady

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At present, the duo is living in Brookline, Massachusetts and New York City.

Net worth of Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen is a very successful actress as well as a model. She has earned huge money from her career. Her estimated net worth as of 2020 is believed to have $360 million and her salary is $30.5 million. Forbes ranked Bündchen as the world's top-earning model for the fifth consecutive time in May 2011. Forbes estimated her 2016 income at $30.5 million. She was the highest-paid model in the world from 2002-2017. As of now, she is living a luxurious lifestyle. 

Body Measurements of Gisele Bundchen

Gisele Bundchen is a very hot and sexy model. She has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and she weighs 57 kg. Her body measurement is 35-23-35 inches and she wears a bra size of 32C. Her hair color is light brown and eye color is blue. Her dress size is 4 (US) and shoe size is 8.5 (US). Overall, she has got a healthy body with a slim body build.