Gisele Bundchen is a well-known Brazilian model who is the first model from Brazil to get international acclaim. From 2000 till 2007, she has served as Victoria’s Secret Angels. Bundchen is also an actress and has appeared in television and films. She is known as the “horse walk.” She has done modeling with several big names in the fashion industry.
In 1999, Bundchen was credited as “The Return of the Sexy Model” by Vogue. Let’s find out how much is Gisele Bundchen’s net worth in 2018 And how did she managed to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Gisele Bundchen Early Life
Gisele Caroline Bündchen was born in Brazil on 20 July 1980, to her parents Valdir Bündchen and Vânia Nonnenmacher. She has five sisters including her twin sister Patrícia.
Bundchen is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and English. She also knows some French.
In February 2009, Gisele Bundchen got married to Tom Brady. The couple has two children named Vivian Lake Brady and Benjamin Brady. She has also dated Scott Barnhill, Josh Harnett, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
In 2009, she became the Goodwill Ambassador of UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme). She has also been active in various charitable and environmental activities. She has made donations to several organizations, and was dubbed as “Boobs from Brazil.”
Gisele Bundchen Career
Gisele Bundchen joined modeling course in 1993. Later, she was placed second at the Elite Look of the Year contest. She then traveled to many cities, and in 1998 she walked the runway for designer Alexander McQueen.
She has appeared in the cover of several magazines like Vogue, Allure, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, W, The Face, Marie Claire, Esquire, GQ, Arena, Flair, and Citizen K. She has also appeared for Veja, Newsweek, Forbes, Time, and Vanity Fair. Bundchen has also appeared for Pirelli Calendar.
In modeling, she has done campaigns for Salvatore Ferragamo, Givenchy, and Versace. She has walked the runway for many top designers in the world. She has also done modeling many big brands across the world.
Bundchen has done many endorsement deals and has appeared in many commercials. She is the spokesmodel of C&A Brazil. She has released two singles called “All Day and All of the Night” and “Heart of Glass.”
In 2004, she was seen in the film ‘Taxi.’ Her other film roles include ‘The Devil Wears Prada,’ ‘Coracao Vagabundo,’ and ‘Mademoiselle C..’ In 1996, she became the host of ‘MTV al Dente.’ She was the executive producer and lent her voice to ‘Gisele and the Green Team.’ Additionally, Bundchen has appeared in an episode of ‘The O.C..’
In 2014, Forbes named Gisele Bundchen as one of the Most Powerful Women in the World. In 2011, she won the Greenest Celebrity Award at the International Green awards. She has been nominated twice for the Premios Juventud Award. In 2005, she was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for her role in ‘Taxi.’ She is also the winner of the Eco Laureate Award and has won the Global Citizen Award. She has been named as the Model of the Year in 1998 and 1999.
Net Worth of Gisele Bundchen
Gisele Bundchen has an estimated net worth of more than $360 million. She made this fortune by doing modeling for various top bands in her career. She is one of the top earning models of the world. In 2007, she was the entertainment industry’s 16th richest woman. Part of her wealth also comes by appearing in numerous commercials and by launching several products. Bundchen has launched her own line of organic skincare called Sejaa. She has done many other endeavors.
Gisele Bundchen is considered one of the most popular sports models in the world. She has become the No. 1 enemy of PETA. She is also one of the most successful models in the world, who has appeared in the list of several magazines. She has made in the Guinness Book Records for the most earning model.