Fashion model Gisele Caroline Bundchen was born in Horizontina, Brazil on July 20, 1980 to Vania and Valdir Bundchen. She married pro football player Tom Brady in 2009. Together, they have two beautiful children, Benjamin and Vivian. Growing up, Gisele was made fun of for her appearance, being scrawny and unusually tall for a girl. However, she would soon grow into a gorgeous woman with the body and the looks to attract the attention of the modeling world. In 1996, she burst onto the New York fashion scene in her first runway show.
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After earning several coveted magazine covers and working for Dolce and Gabbana, Giselle landed a prime contract with Victoria’s Secret worth $25 million. By the year 2001, the popular model’s going rate was an astonishing $7,000 per hour. A line of sandals designed by Gisele for Ipanema netted her $30 million and by 2004, she was the top paid model in all the world. Upon ending her relationship with Victoria’s Secret in 2007, their stock went down almost 32 percent while she made a staggering $33 million.
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In 2012, Gisele won out with modeling campaigns for Versace, Givenchy, and Salvatore Ferragamo. Those campaigns along with endorsement agreements with Pantene, H&M, Esprit, and more earned her roughly $45 million that year alone. By 2013, her earning had dropped a bit, but not by much. As the face of Chanel and with several other modeling gigs, Gisele still made a stunning $42 million. Her net worth as of 2015 stands at $300 million.
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Video Transcript:Gisele Bundchen is a Brazilian model with German heritage who was born in 1980. She dropped out of high school to pursue her career in modeling and married quarterback Tom Brady, with whom she has a son, Benjamin Brady. In addition to her work in the fashion industry, which began in the 1990s, she has worked as an actress and as a producer. She has been the highest-paid model in the world since 2004. More than 600 magazines have featured her on the cover.Bundchen spent seven years as a Victoria’s Secret Angel and wore the Red Hot Fantasy Bra, which is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive bra ever created. One of her contributions to modeling was coming up with the “horse walk,” which involved kicking her knees up high in front of her as she walked. She has been called one of the last true supermodels. The films in which she has appeared include “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Taxi.” She has used her resources to benefit the less fortunate, serving as a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations Environment Programme and giving money to such causes as Red Cross, Doctors Without Borders and Save the Children.Bundchen continues to make her presence felt throughout the world, and in 2014 alone, she was featured in more than 6000 Brazilian TV spots. She earned $42 million in 2013 and $47 million in 2014, and her net worth is estimated to be about $300 million.Video Credit: AlphaLife.me on YouTubeIn 2013:Gisele Bundchen was born in Tres de Maio, Brazil, on July 20, 1980. She is a Brazilian fashion model, producer and part-time actress. Bundchen married Tom Brady in 2009. The couple has two kids, Benjamin and Vivian.In 2000, Bundchen signed a $25 million contract with Victoria’s Secret. In 2001, she launched Ipanema Gisele Bundchen, which is her own line of sandals. Within three years, Bundchen’s sandal line topped $30 million in sales. She gives a portion of the proceeds from her sandal line to green causes. Since 2004, Bundchen has been the highest paid model around the world. She has appeared on over 600 magazine covers worldwide. In 2004, Bundchen also began acting. She had a supporting role in the film Taxi. In 2006, she had a supporting role in the film The Devil Wears Prada. In 2007, Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world. From 2010 to 2011, Bundchen was the executive producer of Gisele and the Green Team. In 2013, Bundchen became the face of Chanel’s new makeup line. It’s estimated that she will be paid $4 million for a six month contract with Chanel. In 2013, Bundchen made the most successful Brazilian Business Women list. Forbes noted that the products featuring Bundchen’s name generate about $1 billion in sales, which she receives a percentage of.In 2012, Bundchen placed first on the Forbes top-earning model list. It’s estimated in this year she made $45 million. Her net worth is an estimated $290 million.