Some Fascinating Facts About Gisele Bündchen

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Gisele Bündchen

There has been an increasing buzz on the internet about Gisele Bündchen for some while. She became very popular especially after marrying the NFL star Tom Bardy. She also achieved notable height as a woman in the modeling industry. So. this article intends to feed you with some sound information about her life.

Who Is Gisele Bündchen?

Gisele Caroline Bündchen is the full name of the famous Brazilian-American model Gisele Bündchen. Her birth took place on 20 July in the year 1980 in Horizontina, the Rio Grande do Sul, South Region, Brazil. You may feel excited to know an interesting fact that she is a sixth-generation German Brazilian. That she is also an activist apart from being a businesswoman must be another interesting fact for you. 

There are few highest-paid models in the world. So she is certainly one of them. She even worked on Victoria’s Secret’s fashion shows in 2013, 2016, and 2018.

Parents And Siblings:

Vânia, a bank clerk pensioner, and Valdir Bündchen, a sociologist and writer are  Gisele Bündchen’s parents. Walter Bündchen was her grandfather. He once served as mayor of Horizontina and added glory to his family status. 

Gisele Bündchen’s parents reared her with five sisters. Their names are Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and Patrícia. Actaully, Patrícia is her fraternal twin. Her family has faith in Roman Catholicism. Her parents use German for communication. But Bündchen no longer speaks the language. So she resorts to  Portuguese, English, Italian, Spanish and French. 

Bündchen wanted to be a volleyball player. But she did not get a scope to fulfill her dream. This is due to the fact that in 1993, her mother made her and her sisters Patrícia and Gabriela pursue a modeling course to teach them confidence and better posture. Later, she debuted at New York Fashion Week in 1996.

Age, Height, And Weight:

 Gisele Bündchen is 41 years old[as of 2021]. 1.80 m (5 ft 11 inches) is her height. The color of her hair is light brown. Her blue eyes are a point of attraction for many men.

You will be surprised to know that she maintains a bodyweight of 55kg. Then again, you may feel lucky to know that Cancer is her zodiac sign.

Relation, Husband, and Kids:

 Gisele Bündchen shares a nuptial relationship with Tom Brady since 2009.  Initially, she was engaged to Leonardo DiCaprio. They wooed from 2000-2005. But this relation did not last as she went into depression. Later, a common friend of Bündchen and Tom brought them to a blind date which resulted in her marriage with the famous football quarterback. He represented America. 

Bündchen begot two children namely, Benjamin and Vivian Lake Brady. Benjamin appeared on 8th December 2009. He was her first child. On 5th December 2012, Vivian took birth to give her the happiness of having a baby daughter. However, she also affectionately performs the duty of a stepmother for Tom’s son John Edward Thomas Moynahan who originated from Tom’s ex-lover Bridget Moynahan.

Altruism:

Gisele Bündchen is a philanthropist. So she renders various types of support to the Breast Cancer Campaign since 2000. Bündchen has also been arduously promoting the need for women’s education on how to perform a breast self-exam. She even made a donation of $150000 to Brazil’s Zero Hunger Program.

Net Worth:

Gisele Bündchen amasses a lot of money in many ways. She has a net worth of $400 million (approximately). 

Final Thoughts:

In conclusion, it can be easily understood that she is a woman of manifold virtues. She balances her personal life and professional life in an exemplary fashion. She featured in the following films Taxi[2004], The Devil Wears Prada [2006], Coracao Vagabundo[2008], Mademoiselle C.[2013], Tom vs Time[2018] and Kiss The Ground[2020].

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