Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian fashion model and one of the world’s highest-paid models with an estimated net worth of $400 million as of 2022. She is the wife of American footballer Tom Brady.
She is in the glare of the media limelight as it was found by media sources that she is unhappy with her husband’s decision to unretire during the 2022 NFL offseason. Things have become very tense among them and she has flown from Florida to Costa Rica to avoid further confrontation and argument.
We will cover everything you need to know about Gisele Bündchen in our article below.
Early Life and Career
Bündchen’s ambition was to become a world-class volleyball player, however, her mother took admission in a modeling course along with her siblings in 1993 to teach them confidence and perfect posture.
Post completion of the course they were rewarded with a trip to Curitiba, São Paulo, and Rio de Janeiro which shaped her modeling career as she was discovered by Elite Model Management at a shopping mall in 1993.
Bündchen relocated to São Paulo in 1995 to kickstart her professional career in modeling. She made her debut in the year 1996 at New York Fashion Week.
Earnings from Endorsements and other Deals
Bündchen served as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 through 2006. She is recognized for having invented and popularised the horse walk, a stomping motion made by a model lifting her knees high and kicking her feet to stride.
The Brazilian supermodel earns heaps of money endorsing products of multinational companies. She managed to rake in a whopping $500 million plus just from endorsements alone.
She entered into a pact with Chanel and Carolina Herrera to promote their beauty products. Her deal value with Victoria’s Secret in 2000 was estimated to be worth $25 million.
She appeared on more than 1200 cover pages of leading magazines. She also served as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program.
Bündchen was listed as the 60th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2011. She came in third place on “The 20 Youngest Power Women” List at the age of 31. Brady and Bündchen were recognized by Forbes as the highest-paid celebrity couple in the world in 2011.
She won many prestigious awards like the Phytoervas Fashion Award (Model of the year), Vh1/ Vogue Fashion Awards (Model of the year), Harvard Medical School (Global Citizen)
International Green Awards (Best Green International Celebrity) and Green Carpet Fashion Award (Eco Laureate).
She was also nominated by Premios Juventud and Teen Choice Awards in her career spanning more than two decades.
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
Gisele and her husband Tom purchased an undeveloped plot of land in Brentwood locality in Los Angeles city in 2009 for $9 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. They spend a whopping $20 million more to build a 14,000-square-foot home.
The celebrity couple bought a 12th-floor unit in a New York City building in 2018 for $25.5 million.
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