Gisele Bündchen Biography
Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian model. She rose to fame in the 1990s and later become a “supermodel,” best known as the face of the American lingerie, clothing, and beauty retailer Victoria’s Secret. Moreover, she has been listed as the 89th-most-powerful woman in the World by Forbes. Throughout her career, Caroline has received many awards and been nominated for many awards including the Emmy Award-winning documentary series Years of Living Dangerously.
She was born and raised in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Gisele attended school at a modeling school with her sister Patrícia and Gabriela. Shortly after finishing her training, she started her career by appearing in the campaign shows like Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Ralph Lauren, and Versace campaigns. After that, she was featured on the cover of Vogue Paris, her first cover of British Vogue and i-D cover. In 1999, Bündchen won her first VH1/Vogue Model of the Year.
Thereafter, she appeared in five major campaigns, and later after she became the fourth model to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. For her appearance, Gisele was named “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World” in 2000. From 2006 to 2009 she became the face of Dolce & Gabbana’s fragrance “The One”. Moreover, Gisele also wore Victoria’s Secret’s Red Hot Fantasy Bra worth $15 million and listed in Guinness World Records as the most expensive lingerie ever created.
Besides that, she has worked with famous models like Daria Werbowy, and Natalia Vodianova among others. Prior to her modeling career, Bündchen also appeared in films like Taxi, The Devil Wears Prada, and Years of Living Dangerously. In 2011, CEOWorld Magazine ranked Bündchen among their Top Accomplished Women Entertainers. Also, she was named by Forbes as the World’s Richest Supermodel. On top of that, she also appeared in two Vogue Shape issue covers, more than any other celebrity or model.
Additionally, Bündchen became the face of Chanel’s make-up line, Les Beiges in 2013. That year, she also became Pantene’s ambassador, a deal worth $4 million per year. In 2018, Gisele released her book called Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life, which was a New York Times bestseller as well in Brazil. Likewise, she has also appeared on Channel No.5 as a spokeswoman as well as in various TV commercial spots. In addition to that, Gisele has been featured in 17 international editions of Elle, including the Brazilian, Japanese, and Chinese editions.
Apart from that, Bündchen has also been associated with charitable activities including Brazil’s Zero Hunger program among others. Furthermore, she is also an environmental worker, who had worked with famous organizations all over Brazil and even in other countries. Bündchen has also worked as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme since 2009.
Gisele Bündchen Age
Gisele is 42 years old as of 2023. She was born on July 20, 1980, in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Additionally, She celebrates her birthday on July 20 every year.
Gisele Bündchen Height/ Weight
Bündchen has a physique and desirable body measurements of around 34-24-35 inches. She also has a healthy weight of around 57 kg and a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
Gisele Bündchen Husband
Caroline is currently single however she was recently married to NFL quarterback Tom Brady for 13 years before they got divorced. The divorce was finalized on October 28, 2022.
Gisele Bündchen Divorced
The couple exchanged vows on February 26, 2009, in a small ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California. That same year in April the pair got married for the second time in Costa Rica. During their time together the couple were blessed with two children, a son and a daughter. Previously, she was in a relationship with actor Leonardo DiCaprio for five years but ended up breaking up.
Gisele Bündchen Family
Bundchen is the daughter of Vania and Valdir Bündchen. Her mother is a sociologist and writer while her father is a bank clerk pensioner. She grew up in Horizontina alongside her five sisters namely Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela, and her twin Patricia. Gisele speaks different languages like Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish, and some French.
Gisele Bündchen Net Worth
Caroline has a net worth of $400 million dollars. This model is one of the richest people in Brazil. She has acquired her fortune from her career as a model and from her endorsement contract.