For more than a decade, Gisele Bündchen has been one of the highest paid models. In addition to that, she was at position 16 in the list of the wealthiest women as far as the entertainers are concerned. With such statistics, it is only human to ask yourself some questions. A common one is how much wealth is under her name. This piece puts the matter to rest. We will highlight the net worth of Gisele Bündchen in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
This famous lady Gisele Bündchen was born in 1980, 20th July. She is about to celebrate her 38th birthday. Her place of birth is Horizontina, Rio Grande du Sul in Brazil. She is a wife of Tom Brady since 2009. Brady is a football player playing for Patriots in a position of quarterback in New England. Like any other family, Gisele was brought up together with other family members that included five sisters. She was a twin sister to Patricia.
Gisele attended a German teaching school although the language did not stay with hir for long. In 1993, Bündchen did a modeling course with her two sisters Gabriella and Patricia a decision made by her mother. On school excursion organized in 1994, Bündchen was spotted by the Elite Modelling agency in the occasion held at a shopping mall in Sau Paulo.
Subsequently, she was chosen for a national contest by name Elite Look of the year. She got the 2nd position overall to get a ticket to its Worlds Contest the Elite Model Look in Ibiza, Spain. Gisele managed to get the fourth rank in the contest.
When Bündchen reached the age of 14, she migrated to Sao Paulo to start her modeling career. Bündchen first appeared in New York City in 1996 for Fashion week exhibition.
Gisele is a philanthropist supporting several institutions including Red Cross as well as Doctors Without Borders. She has also supported Save the Children organization. Gisele in married to football star Tom Brady. She is a mother of two sons although she has reared a stepchild whom she met with her husband Tom Brady. Her parents were Vania Nonnenmacher who was a bank clerk and pensioner and Valdir Bündchen a college professor and a writer.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In 1997, Gisele traveled to London. Here in London, she auditioned for 42 shows. She performed wonderfully to achieve great fame when she was noted for her ability to walk in towering heels on a slippery surface. That was back in 1998 when she performed in many other exhibitions. Later she posed to allow the campaigns of some individuals. She appeared in Famous French magazine the vogue. Gisele was in the fashion magazine as a profile picture. She trended on the Vogue in July and November in the year 1999. In this year Bündchen won the VHI Vogue Model of the year.
After that, she appeared on Vogue cover in three consecutive times. In the year 2000, Bündchen became the fourth model to appear on Rotting Stone which is a music magazine. The magazine named her as The Most Beautiful Girl in the World. That gave way to her appearance in several recognized fashion magazines including Elle and Allure.
Gisele Bündchen did not stop there but ventured into too many activities that gave her the fame she has today. For instance, she was among the 100 most influential people in the world as declared by Time Magazine in 2007. She was chosen the world’s richest supermodel in the same year. In FHM magazines, Gisele was among the 100 sexiest women in the world of the year 2011.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of 2018, Gisele Bündchen net worth is about $425 million no wonder. The way this lady was amassed this wealth is fantastic because her modeling career is estimated to be earning her $7,000 per hour. Her black and white photo shot by Irving Peun cost $193 thousand. That was the highest price fetched by a photo at Christies International in New York.
When academics are not favoring you, other talents are also valuable. Modeling is a talent that many people undertake, but it is indeed a proof by Gisele that every cloud has silver linen.