The greatest supermodel today, the one that made fashion industry go crazy, as well as a large number of men around the world.
Braziliansupermodel who is for years on top of the list of highest paid models, but not only the first, she generated a profit that was six times higher than the earnings of second-placed! And it has been like this for years.
All the best designers wants to work with her (Versace, Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton) and so are the best photographers (Mario Testino, Steven Meisel), in her career she graced more than 500 magazine covers (Vogue, Elle, GQ, Cosmopolitan) so it is completely safe to say that she is the biggest supermodel of all time. Gisele Caroline Bündchen was born in the Brazilian city of Tres de Maio. Both her parents have German origin.
Mother VaniaNonnenmacher worked in a bank as a clerk and father ValdirBündchen was a professor at the university and writer. Gisele has five sisters – Raquel, Graziella, Gabriel, Raphael and twin sister Patrice, who is five minutesyounger than her. Growing up Bundchen has quickly became tall and at school children called her Olive (like Popay’s companion). She was interested in volleyball, and if she was not noticed by fashion agents she would likely became a professional volleyball player.
Instead, in the Brazilian Elite Look of the Year contest she took second place, and on the world one she was in the Top 5. More than enough to move to New York to begin a serious career. Its popularity began to grow after the New York Fashion Week in 1996 where she wore clothing for Alexander McQueen, Giorgio Armani and Dolce &Gabbana. Very quickly she was wanted by Givenchy, Chanel and Ralph Lauren, and her way to the very top was open.
But that was most useful for her promotion and further success was the beginning of a relationship with popular actor Leonardo DiCaprio, which began in 2000 and that lasted five years. The wide popularity, and success in her work, brought her to the signing of the contract with Victoria’s Secret, and Bundchen began to choose only the biggest names that kept filling her bank account. Bundchen was thus in advertising campaigns for Apple, Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior… She was so well that she even broke off cooperation with Victoria’s Secret!
The year 2009 brought the marriage to Tom Brady who is NFL legend and she gave birth to a son Benjamin Rein Brady. She used her comeback after the delivery for a large number of humanitarian activities like when she participated in campaigns for the victims of Hurricane Katrina, earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, combating AIDS in Africa… She also signed new contracts with Banco do Brasil, Chanel, Versace, Givenchy and Salvatore Ferragamo.
Gisele took new break from modeling took in 2012 to give birth to daughter Vivian Lake Bundchen Brady, but this did not stopped her, and after returning in 2014 she finished the year in first place with earnings of $ 47 million!