Gisele Bündchen is a famous Brazilian fashion model and actress.
She is one of the highest-paid models in the world, and as of 2007 was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry.
She is also the creator of the women’s footwear brand, Ipanema.
Gisele Bündchen: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood
Gisele was born on 20 July 1980, in Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Gisele is a Brazilian by nationality and is of German ethnicity.
Her birth name is Gisele Caroline Nonnenmacher Bündchen. She is the daughter of German parents, Vania Nonnenmacher and Valdir Bündchen. Her father is a college professor and writer.
Bündchen grew up in Horizontina, Brazil with her family. She has five sisters named Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela, and her fraternal twin Patrícia.
She completed her school education in her native place.
In 1993, she joined a modeling course with her sisters Patrícia and Gabriela at their mother’s insistence. In her childhood, she wanted to be a professional volleyball player and had even thought of becoming a member of the Brazilian team.
Gisele Bündchen: Professional Life, Career
Gisele began her modeling career in 1994 when she was discovered by the Elite modeling agency. After that, she became second in the national contest, Elite Look of the Year.
At the age of 14, she moved to São Paulo in order to pursue her full-time modeling career. She got her first big break in New York City at Fashion Week in 1996. After that, she traveled to London to attend modeling auditions.
She made the cover of the French edition of Vogue. At the same time, fashion magazine i-D featured her on its cover. In 2000, Vogue stated that Bündchen was the world’s hottest model.
That same year, she was signed by Victoria’s Secret which helped solidify her status as the world’s top model. Rolling Stone was named “the most beautiful girl in the world” in 2000.
She got several chances to act on TV. She made her acting debut playing Vanessa in the film Taxi (2004) which earned her nominations for Teen Choice Award for “Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Female” and Teen Choice Award for “Choice Movie Villain”.
In 2006, she appeared as Serena in The Devil Wears Prada. In 2010, she worked as an executive producer in Gisele & the Green Team and gave her voice for the Portuguese version of the film. In 2014, she appeared in the music video, “Heart of Glass”. In July 2007 Forbes named her the world’s top-earning model.
Gisele Bündchen: Salary, Net Worth
She has a net worth of $400 million in addition to her $40 million salaries.
Gisele Bündchen: Rumors, Controversy
There is no rumor of her being in an extra-marital affair at the present time. Gisele has been criticized several times in her career.
In November 2002, Bundchen was paid a reported £320,000 and given two black mink coats by the American Fur company. In August 2010, she was highly criticized for her statements about breastfeeding.
Gisele has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 55 kg. Her body measurement is 34-24-38. inches and wears a bra size of 32C.
Her hair color is light brown and her eye color is blue. Her dress size is 4(US) and her shoe size is 8.5(US).
Gisele Bündchen: Social Media Profile
Gisele is active in social media. She has Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account.
He has over 6.2 million followers on his Facebook account, around 4.6 million followers on his Twitter account, and over 17.2 million followers on his Instagram account.
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