Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian fashion model and one of the highest-paid models in the world, with a net worth of $400 million as of 2022. She is the wife of Tom Brady, an American football player.
She is in the spotlight because to media reports that she is dissatisfied with her husband’s choice to resign during the 2022 NFL offseason. Things have gotten heated between them, so she flew from Florida to Costa Rica to escape additional conflict and quarrel.
In our post below, we will go over all you need to know about Gisele Bündchen.
Early Life and Career
Bündchen’s dream was to become a world-class volleyball player, but her mother enrolled her and her siblings in a modelling workshop in 1993 to teach them confidence and proper posture.
When finishing school, they were awarded a vacation to Curitiba, So Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro, which moulded her modelling career after she was noticed by Elite Model Management in a shopping centre in 1993.
Bündchen moved to So Paulo in 1995 to begin her professional modelling career. She made her debut at New York Fashion Week in 1996.
Earnings from Endorsements and other Deals
From 1999 through 2006, Bündchen was a Victoria’s, Secret Angel. She is credited for inventing and popularising the horse walk, a stomping gesture performed by a model raising her knees high and kicking her feet to stride.
The Brazilian supermodel makes a lot of money by endorsing the products of global corporations. She made a stunning $500 million or more through sponsorships alone.
She made an agreement to market Chanel and Carolina Herrera’s cosmetic goods. Her contract with Victoria’s Secret was believed to be worth $25 million in 2000.
She has featured on the covers of over 1200 major publications. She was also a United Nations Environment Program Goodwill Ambassador.
Forbes named Bündchen the 60th most influential woman in the world in 2011. At the age of 31, she was ranked third on the list of “The 20 Youngest Power Women.” Brady and Bündchen were named the highest-paid celebrity couple in the world by Forbes in 2011.
She was awarded the Phytoervas Fashion Award (Model of the Year), the Vh1/Vogue Fashion Awards (Model of the Year), and the Harvard Medical School (Global Citizen)International Green Awards (Best Green International Celebrity) and Green Carpet Fashion Award (Eco Laureate).
In her more than two-decade career, she has also been nominated for Premios Juventud and Teen Choice Awards.
She has an amazing fleet of cars in her garage. Here is the partial list:
- Audi S8
- Audi A8
- Rolls Royce Ghost
- BMW X5
- Lexus RX400H
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Gisele and her husband Tom paid $9 million for an undeveloped parcel of land in the Brentwood neighbourhood of Los Angeles in 2009. They invest an additional $20 million to construct a 14,000-square-foot mansion.
In 2018, the famous couple paid $25.5 million for a 12th-floor apartment in a New York City skyscraper.
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