Are you familiar with a model named Gisele Bündchen? True, she is a Brazilian supermodel. What is her net worth? The information about the net worth of a public figure is always interesting. If you want to know the net worth of Gisele Bundchen, you come to the right website because here we will inform you about it.
Net Worth of Gisele Bundchen
As reported in Celebrity Net Worth, Gisele Bundchen has a net worth of $400 million. Note that this wealth is separate and independent from her Husband, Tom Brady’s $250 million fortune. If their net worth is combined, the total will be $650 million.
From 2002 to 2007, Gisele was the highest-paid model in the world. From her modeling and endorsement career alone, she has earned $500 million. Real estate assets and various other non-liquid investments are not included in this number. At the same time, the total earnings of Tom, Gisele’s husband, are $230 million.
No wonder why Gisele Bundchen has a net worth as big as this. Even in the 2015 Guinness World Record book, she was featured as the model who earned the most money from June 2014 to June 2015.
Early Life of Gisele Bundchen
Gisele Caroline Bundchen is the real name of Gisele Bundchen. On July 20, 1980, she was born in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Even though Gisele is of German descent, she was raised in Rio Grande do Sul in Southern Brazil with her twin sister named Patriacia and also their four other sisters namely Raquel, Gabriela, Graziela and Rafaela.
Gisele can speak Portuguese, Italian, English, French and Spanish fluently. When she was young, she was an avid volleyball player. Even at one point, she had an intention to make it as her career. However, Gisele, Patricia and Gabriela took a modeling course in 1993. They took the course to correct their bad posture. Then, in the following year, Elite Model Management found Gisele in a mall in Sao Paulo. In the Elite Model Look contest, she placed second. Then, in early 1995, when she was 14 years old, she moved to Sao Paulo to start her career as a model.
Career of Gisele Bundchen
In 1996, at New York Fashion Week, she got her first big break. Then, in 1997, she participated in audition for 43 shows. However, she was only chosen for two international shows. Because she was able to walk on the slippery runway in very high heels, she was selected to walk the runway in “Rain”, Alexander McQueen’s Spring 1998 ready-to-wear show. In the same year, she made poses for ad campaigns for Chloe, Missoni, Dolce and Gabbana, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Gianfranco Ferre, and Versace.
She made appearances on the cover of Vogue Paris, British Vogue, and i-D. She also made an appearance on her first cover of American Vogue in July 1999. In December 1999, she appeared again on the cover of Vogue. In 2000, when Gisele was 20 years old, she was named by Rolling Stone as “The Most Beautiful Girl in the World”. So, she was put on the cover of the magazine.
Gisele appeared on the cover of 37 international editions of Vogue. It included three of the American editions in the year 2000. She appeared on the cover of the US and British editions of Vogue in January 2000. She was busy during Fashion Week in the Spring of 2000. She opened shows for Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Michael Kors, Dolce and Gabbana, and Christian Dior in New York, Milan and Paris. Even in every ad campaign for Dolce and Gabbana from 1993 to 2003, she appeared.
In 2000, with Victoria Secret, she signed a contract worth $25 million and she officially retired from Fashion Week runway shows.
In April 2010, she made appearances on the cover of American Vogue for the 11th time. In 2011, she made appearances on eight Vogue covers. The magazine’s highest-selling issue was her July 2011 Vogue Brazil where it was sold as much as 70,743 copies.
In May 2014, she was the spokeswoman for Chanel. She made appearances in more tv commercials in Brazil than any other Brazilian celebrity. It was in 2014 and 2015. In 2015, she collected more than 500 ad campaigns, 800 fashion shows and 2000 magazine covers and 3500 magazine editorials.
She launched a line of designer sandals named Impanema. It was under the Brazilian footwear company Grendene. Also, she is the owner of Brazilian hotel Palladium Executive.
In 2018, she released her book entitled Lessons: “My Path to a Meaningful Life“. In the US, her book was a New York Times bestseller. It became the best selling book for more than six months in Brazil. The results from selling her book, she used it to support social and environmental causes.
How about her acting career? With Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon, she co-starred in the 2004 remake of “Taxi”. Then, in “The Devil Wears Prada”, she played Serena in 2006.
Real Estate of Gisele Bundchen
Gisele and her husband cut the price on their Massachusetts home. They did it in early 2020. It was the custom-built home which is located in a gated community in the suburb of Brookline. It hit the market in 2019 for $40 million. The price of a home with 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms was cut to $33.9 million in January 2020.
Gisele and her husband purchased an undeveloped plot of land in Brentwood neighborhood, LA in 2009. The price was $9 million. Over the next three years, an additional $20 million was spent by them to build a 14-square-foot home. They lived there for less than a year. They did not live there for a long time because in May 2014, Dr. Dre purchased the property from them for $50 million.
They paid $25.5 million in 2018 for a 12th-floor unit in New York City building. This unit was sold in December 2020 and the price was $40 million. In the same building, they still have a smaller unit.