Gisele bundchen was born 1980 in Horizontina to a family of German descent who immigrated to Brazil five generations back. Her father Valdir was an university teacher, and her mother Vania Nonnenmacher worked at a bank.
Patricia, the twin sister of Gisele, is one of five daughters in the family. According to Forbes magazine, she is today the world’s richest model. She works for well-known brands like Vogue Eyewear and Louis Vuitton.
She announced her retirement from catwalks in March 2015. This was for Colcci’s San Paolo Fashion Week.
“I respect my body, and it is a privilege to be in a position to stop.”
She was in a relationship from 2000 to 2005 with actor Leonardo DiCaprio . In December 2006, she met NFL quarterback Tom Brady.
In Santa Monica, California, they were married in a small ceremony. They have two children together: Benjamin Rein, who was born in 2009, and Vivian Lake (who was born in 2012). She is Brady’s stepmother (he was born in 2007 from a previous relationship to actress Bridget Moynahan).
Gisele is a UN Goodwill Ambassador because of her support for the environment and commitment to nature. She was in Kenya in January 2012 as a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations’ environmental program.
She was H & M’s summer 2014 testimonial. There, she sang Heart of Glass with Bob Sinclar, which she created for charity. In fact, the proceeds of the single sale were donated to Unicef. She was awarded the Vogue Eco Laureate Award in September 2017 during Milan Fashion Week for her role as an ambassador for the Amazon rainforest.