Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian model, actress, activist, businesswoman, producer, and voiceover artist who has been one of the highest-paid supermodels in the world and became the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry in 2007.
Gisele was born on 20th July 1980 as Gisele Caroline Nonnenmacher Bündchen in Horizontina the Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.
She is the daughter of Vania Nonnenmacher and Valdr Bündchen.
His father worked as an author and a college professor while her mother worked as a clerk in the bank.
She is of German ethnicity and Brazilian nationality.
Gisele was brought up together with her five sisters in Horizontina by her parents. Her sisters go by the names Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and Patricia who is Gisele’s fraternal twin. Gisele Bündchen twin sister was born five minutes after Gisele.
She married Tom Brady on February 26, 2009. They have two children, Benjamin Rein Brady (born on December 9, 2009) and Vivian Lake Brady (born on December 5, 2012).
Gisele Bundchen was discovered at the age of 14 while shopping at mall in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
She auditioned for more than 42 shows at the start of her career in 1997. However, she was repeatedly rejected by agencies for having 'a large nose'!
The fashion model was bestowed with the title 'The Body' by Alexander McQueen, for her ability to walk in towering heels, even on a slippery runway.
The supermodel is celebrated for her 'Horse Walk'. She is a pioneer of this specific style of walking on the runway, in which a model keeps her knees up high and kicks her feet out in front to create a stomping movement.
She has posed for more than 7,000 magazine covers. Yes, you read that right.
She was offered the role of Alex Munday in the movie Charlie's Angels (2000), but she turned it down.
The supermodel wore the most expensive Victoria's Secret Fantasy bra of all time, the Red Hot Fantasy Bra, worth $15 million USD in the year 2000, which was listed in the Guinness World Records as the most expensive piece of lingerie ever created.
Since 2004, Gisele has been the highest paid model in the world. According to a report published in Forbes magazine in 2014, the Brazilian icon pocketed $47 million USD that year.
Gisele Bundchen’s height is 5ft 11in (180 cm).
Gisele Bundchen weighs 128 lbs (58 kg).
measurements: 34-26-36 (87-66-92 cm).