Brazilian Gisele Bundchen was one of the greatest exponents of modeling in history and was the highest paid in her specialty in the world for 14 consecutive years, according to Forbes magazine, so she has a lavish net worth.
Born in Rio Grande do Sul on July 20, 1941, when she was a student, Gisèle was thin, so much so that her friends called her Olívia Palitole, she loved to play volleyball and wanted to be a professional player for the Brazilian team Sogipa, but at 13 she became a model.
Bündchen was discovered by a modeling agent while walking with her mother. In an interview, she said she didn’t know anything about modeling and confessed that she didn’t think much about the career.
She immediately began to participate in several modeling competitions, obtaining leading positions in each of them, so even as a teenager she moved to New York to debut at Fashion Week, where she won an incredible success and was immediately accepted into the modeling world.
Gisel’s success in and out of modeling
Gisele has modeled for the world’s top clothing brands such as Valentino, Zara, Bvlgari, Tommy Hilfiger, Chloé, Céline, Versace, Christian Dior, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Victoria’s Secret and Dolce & Gabbana.
Additionally, the Brazilian has appeared on several magazine covers such as Allure, Marie Claire, Vogue US, Vogue Italia, Harper’s Bazaar, Arenaand has been named by magazines such as Rolling Stone as Model of the year and The most beautiful girl in the world.
Bündchen also appeared in films such as the 2004 film ‘Taxi‘ and the 2006 movie ‘The devil wears Prada‘.
Gisèle has amassed a substantial fortune, through her work for top brands in fashion design, health, personal care and beauty products, jewelry, cell phones, satellite TV and department stores.
Additionally, she owns her own brand of sandals and is a shareholder in companies such as Arezzo Shoes and SkyTV in her native Brazil. As if that were not enough, she also made very good income from the publication of her autobiography.
The romantic story of Gisel
As for her personal life, Gisèle had a relationship with the actor Leonardo DiCaprioin addition to living a romance with the model Scott Barnhillmagnate Joao Paulo Diniz and actor Josh Hartnet.
However, since 2006, she started a relationship with NFL legend Tom Brady, after meeting on a blind date. The couple married in 2009 and have two children.
Fortune of Gisele Bundchen
According to sites like Celebrity Net Worth, Gisele Bündchen’s net worth in 2022 is $400 million.