Gisele Bundchen Biography, Family
Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian Supermodel and actress. Gisele is one of the highest paid models in the world and she is the wife of American famous football player Tom Brady.
Gisele was born on 20 July 1980 in Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Bundchen parents have German ethnicity. Gisele grew up in Horizontina with her five sisters. Being a Brazilian Gisele also speaks English, Italian, Spanish, German and French along with her mother tongue Portuguese.
In childhood, Bundchen played volleyball in her school and she wanted to become a Volleyball player but she later chooses modeling as a career.
In early life she hasn’t thought about modeling as her mainstream career, She thought that her tall height and thin body is not impressive to be a model.
Bundchen was spotted by Elite modeling agent in a shopping mall in Sao Paulo. Initially, she was resisted but later she accepted the offer. At the age of 14, Gisele moved to Sao Paulo to start her modeling career.
The very next year she moved to New York City to start her modeling career. Gisele had her first ramp walk in New York Fashion Week.
In 1997 Gisele traveled to London, where she got a chance to work with famous British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, She walked for his fashion show ready-to-wear. Gisele Bundchen ranking was boosted after working with Alexander McQueen.
In 1998, Gisele made an appearance for Missoni, Valentino, Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabana Campaigns. In 1999, Gisele posed for Vogue magazine and i-D magazine and she won Vogue Model of the year.
In 2000, Bundchen appeared on Vogue magazine for three consecutive monthly editions. Gisele was the fourth model to appear on the music magazine Rolling Magazine and the magazine declared her as “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World”.
Gisele signed a $25million contract with womenswear fashion brand Victoria’s Secret. It was one of the biggest deal ever happened in the fashion industry. After this deal, Gisele name was trending across the fashion industry and her status became a supermodel.
Gisele wore the Victoria’s Secret Fantasy bra for two times, In 2000 she wore “Red Hot Fantasy Bra” which was $15millions and “Sexy Splendid Bra” in 2005 which was worth $12.5millions.
Gisele launched her own line flip-flop sandals named Ipanema Gisele Bundchen and skin care product named Sejaa Pure Skin Care.
In 2005 She made her debut into the film industry with Taxi movie and in 2006 Gisele was starred in The Devils Wear Prada.
In the span of her entire modeling career, Bundchen has appeared more than 3500 magazines, 600 commercial ads and 800 fashion shows.
Bundchen is a very generous person she has the social responsibility and does many charity works. She was the Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations Environment Programme.
Gisele Bundchen Family
Gisele Bundchen Parents
Gisele Bundchen parents both have the roots of German ancestry. Bundchen father Valdir Bundchen is a college professor and writer. Bundchen mother Vania Nonnenmacher is worked as a clerk in a bank.
Gisele has five sisters Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and Patricia. Gisele and Patricia are twins, Patricia is five minutes younger than Gisele.
In 2009, Gisele married the American famous basketball player Tom Brady. The couple had two children together, Son Benjamin Brady was born in 2009 and daughter Vivian Lake Brady was born in 2012.
Gisele was the stepmother to the Tom Brady’s first son from his previous relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan.
Gisele Bundchen dated the famous Hollywood actor Leonardo Dicaprio for five years. The relationship was ended and they were separated in 2005.
According to Forbes magazine, Gisele Bundchen estimated net worth is $31millions.
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