Who is Gisele Bundchen?
Gisele Bundchen is a famous Brazilian model and actress who is currently named as one of the highest-paid models in the world. She was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry as of 2007. Also, she was listed as the 89th Most Powerful Woman in the World in 2014 according to Forbes.
Full Name: Gisele Caroline Bündchen
Age: 38 years old
Date of Birth: July 20, 1980
Birthplace: Horizontina or Três de Maio, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Father: Valdir Bündchen
Mother: Vânia Nonnenmacher
Hair Color: Light brown
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5 ft. 11 inches
Weight: 60 kg
Profession: Model, Actress
Husband: Tom Brady
Children: 2 and 1 stepson
Official website: www.giselebundchen.com
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
She was born on July 20, 1980, in Horizontina or Três de Maio, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Her birth name is Gisele Caroline Bündchen and she is currently 38 years old. She is the fifth generation Brazilian of German descent. She speaks English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, French, and German.
Bundchen wanted to be a professional volleyball player but she joined modeling class with her sisters Patricia and Gabriela at their mother’s insistence in 1993. She was discovered by the Elite modeling agency by the following year while she was at a shopping mall in São Paulo while on a school excursion.
Fortunately, she was selected for a national contest, Elite of the Year and places the second position and also placed fourth in the Elite Model Look world contest in Ibiza, Spain. Then, she had her first New York City break at Fashion Week.
Later, she worked for leading designers such as Dolce & Gabbana. She landed an impressive contract of around $25 million with Victoria’s Secret in 2000 and was named “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” by Rolling Stone magazine in the same year.
Bundchen became the highest-paid model in the world by 2004 and later made her appearance in the comedy flop ‘Taxi’ with Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon. She portrayed the small role in the fashion dramedy ‘The Devil Wears Prada’.
Bundchen beat out established model such as Heidi Klum and again topped the Forbes list. She appeared nude in Vogue Paris magazine in 2012 showing the world that she was still one of the sexiest models working today.
Her father’s name is Valdir Bündchen and her mother’s name is Vânia Nonnenmacher. Her father is a college professor and writer and her mother is a bank clerk pensioner. She grew along with five sisters: Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and her fraternal twin, Patrícia, her junior by five minutes.
Relationships and Affairs:
She is currently married to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on February 26, 2009. The couple began dating in December 2006. They were set up on a blind date by a mutual friend. The couple ties their knot in a small Catholic ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California. They held their second marriage ceremony in April 2009, in Costa Rica. The pair welcomed a son in 2009 and a daughter in 2012. Also, she has a stepson from her previous marriage to Bridget Moynahan from whom Brady had split in December 2006. The family is currently living in Brookline, Massachusetts, and New York City.
Previously, she dated American model Scott Barnhill from 1998 to 1999, actor Josh Harnett in 2000, American actor Leonardo DiCaprio from 2000 and 2005, Brazilain businessman and polo player Rico Mansur from 2002 to 2003, and American surfer Kelly Slater in 2006.
She has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and she weighs 60 kg. Gisele has blue eyes and light brown hair. Her body measurement is 35-23-35 inches and her bra size is 32C.
Net Worth and Salary:
She is one of the highest-paid models in today’s world. She had more than $30.5 million net worth in 2016 which she has accumulated from her modeling career. Also, her net worth will definitely increase in the future as she is still active in her career.
Social Media Accounts:
She has around 15.4 million followers on Instagram, around 4.79 million followers on Twitter, and around 6 million followers on Facebook.