Brazilian supermodel and wife of the quarterback Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen needs no introduction. Regarded as one of the highest-paid models in the world, she is listed as the 89th most powerful woman in the world and ranked number one on the list of top-earning models by Forbes. As of 2007, she was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry.
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Gisele stepped over the career threshold at a very early age. She traveled to London in 1997, where she auditioned for 42 shows. Her career took off when she was chosen for Alexander McQueen's ready-to-wear show.
She was featured in Vogue three times in 1999. Gisele was honored with the title of Vogue Model of the Year in 1999.
Bundchen appeared on the book covers of Mario de Janeiro. The same year, Time said Gisele is "one of the few runway models whom straight men can name". For the spring 2000 fashion week, she opened Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Dolce and Gabbana, and Christian Dior. She did a total of 11 consecutive campaigns with Dolce and Gabbana.
The supermodel also won three major spring campaigns which included Versace, Givenchy, and Salvatore Ferragamo. As of 2015, Bundchen has appeared in 550 ad campaigns, 2000 magazine covers, and 800 fashion shows.
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The Brazilian supermodel reportedly has a net worth of $360 million. Her husband also stands at a $180 million. This makes their combined net worth at an astounding $540 million. Her 2016 and 2017 earnings are $30.5 million and $ 17.5 million respectively.
She has launched her own beauty products under the name of Sejaa Pure Skincare, and they generate $1 billion in sales per year. She has also worked with Chanel, H&M, Louis Vuitton and Carolina Herrera.
Gisele Bundchen and his husband Tom Brady have made some hefty investments in real-estate. The couple owns a condominium in Manhattan, New York City, which is worth $14 million.
Likewise, they bought a Los Angeles mansion for $11.75 million which was sold to Dr. Dre for $40 million. Bundchen and Brady also have a mansion in Brookline, Massachusetts which is worth $4.5 million.
Bundchen supports many charities and foundations. She donated $150 thousand to Brazil's Zero Hunger program. In addition to that, Gisele Bundchen helps charities that include David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters and United Nations Environment Program.