Gisele Bundchen, full name Gisele Caroline Bundchen has a net worth of $320 million! When you consider that she is an actress, producer, fashion designer and supermodel, it is not surprising that Gisele Bundchen net worth is over $320 million! According to Forbes, this supermodel would not get out of bed for less than $128,000 a day!
With income and cash flow in the millions, this model who earns a gradually increasing figure, (she earned 47 million last year (2014), 42 million dollars in 2013), is projected to become the world’s first billionaire supermodel.
She has been on Forbes list of Top 20 Richest Women in Entertainment, been no 3 on the Forbes 16 Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs, been the only model to be ranked on the Forbes The World’s Most Powerful Women, where she ranked at no 83, ranking no 8 on the Forbes list of Entertainment’s Highest Paid Women in 2012, and third in the list of Top 20 Youngest Power Women of 2011 when she was just 31.
Gisele Bundchen started out with a dream to be a professional volleyball star, but when she was thirteen she was discovered by an agent of the Elite modeling agencyin Sao Paulo and her life changed forever. She competed in several fashion competitions and in no time, she was gracing the runway at the 1996 New York Fashion week, and she was just sixteen.
Gisele, who is recognized as the pioneer of the “horse walk”, is the face of numerous brands and designers. Fashion designers/labels she models/has modeled for include: Michael Kors, Victoria Secret (of which she was one of the Angels for a period of six years between 2000 and 2007), Versace, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Dolce &Gabbana, Dior, Chanel and H&M.
Other brands that she has endorsed and modeled for include: Apple, Nivea lotion, Ebel, Credicard and Volkswagons do Brazil. She has appeared on the covers of Elle, W, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, and other non-fashion issues such as GQ, Esquire and Rollingstone. She has also been featured in TIME; Newsweek and Forbes magazine has credited her eight times in a row as the Highest-paid model for 2014.
She has a hotel; Palladium Executive in Brazil, a fashion line of sandals called Impanema, a line of lingerie called Gisele Bundchen’s Intimates and is the face of Oral-b in Brazil and Pantene Hair products.
Gisele was born July 20, 1980 to Vania and ValdirBundchen, who were both of German descent, in Tres de Maio, Southern Brazil. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and English, and was taught German in school. Gisele, who once dated Leonardo di Caprio, is now married to NFL pro Tom Brady (2009) with whom she has two children.
Gisele ventured into acting with Taxi, for which she got a Teens Choice nomination for Choice Movie Bad Guy and Best Breakout role and also a cameo appearance in The Devil Wears Prada. She produced a cartoon about environmental preservation called Gisele and the Green team between 2010 and 2011.
She and her husband Tom Brady, who were named the World’s Highest Paid celebrity couple by Forbes in 2011, beating Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie along with Jay Z and Beyonce, are jointly worth 420 million dollars.
Assets owned by Gisele Bundchen:
She and her husband jointly own a mansion in California which has been valued at $20 million. The 22,000 sq ft mansion has two wings connected by a bridge, eight bedrooms, a swimming pool, a six-car garage, an elevator, a wine cellar and comes with a butler and a weight room. The house represents Gisele and her husband’s eco-friendly tastes as it has a rainwater recovery system, energy saving appliances and waste reduction systems.
- A townhouse in West Village which is valued for $13.95 million
- The Palladium executive hotel in Rio, Brazil
- The Brentwood house in California, which is valued at $2 million
- A villa in Costa Rica
- She also has a fleet of cars which include the Audi S8, the Audi A8, BMW X5, and a Rolls Royce Ghost
Gisele Bundchen who is one of the few women who have worn the Red Hot Fantasy Bra, which is ranked by Guiness Book of World Records as the most expensive lingerie that was ever created, is an active environmentalist and UN Goodwill Ambassador.
She has given a lot of money to causes such as the ‘I am African’ Campaign, raised money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital research, Hurricane Katrina relief, and made many effortS to preserve the rainforests and promote reforestation. She has a garden in her house in Los Angeles where she plants 90% of the food she eats.
Gisele is also shy about her wealth and constantly denies it, saying the media (including Forbes) are merely inflating it.
Gisele Bundchen Body Statistics
Measurements: 35-23-35.5 inches
Height: 5ft 11in (1.80 m)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Bra Size: 34C
Shoe Size: 8.5
Dress Size: 6
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Green