Gisele Bündchen: the star behind Tom Brady

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Gisele Bündchen: the star behind Tom Brady

Gisele Bündchen was born in 1980 in Horizontina into a family of German origin who emigrated to Brazil five generations ago. Her father Valdir was a university teacher and her mother Vania Nonnenmacher worked in a bank.

The family consists of five other daughters, one of which, Patricia, twin of Gisele. Today she is the richest model in the world according to Forbes magazine and The Guinness World Records, working for well-known brands such as Vogue Eyewear, Yves Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Dior, Cacharel, Louis Vuitton, Roberto Cavalli, Bulgari, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Ebel, Apple, Credicard, Vivo, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Balenciaga, Otto, Dsquared², Pantene, Nivea, Colcci, Joop, Tug, Aquascutum, Stiefelkonig, Stefanel, Vakko, Vero Moda, Vivara, Calzedonia and Ipanema Gisele Bündchen .

In March 2015 she announced the decision to retire from the catwalks, showing the last time at the San Paolo Fashion Week, for Colcci in April, thus motivating her choice: "It is as if my body had made me reflect on the need to continue to parade and asked me to stop.

I respect my body and consider it a privilege to be able to stop."

Gisele Bündchen: the star behind Tom Brady

From 2000 to 2005 she had a relationship with the actor Leonardo DiCaprio.In December 2006 the model met NFL quarterback Tom Brady.

They got married in 2009 in a small ceremony in Santa Monica, California. Together they have two children: Benjamin Rein, born in 2009 and Vivian Lake, born in 2012. She is the stepmother of Brady's first child (born in 2007) from a previous relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan.

Gisele is UN Goodwill Ambassador for her commitment against environmental problems and in favor of respect for nature. In January 2012, she was in Kenya as a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations environmental program.

In the summer of 2014 she was the testimonial of H & M, where she sings Heart of Glass, created with Bob Sinclar for charity, in fact the proceeds from the sale of the single were donated to Unicef. In September 2017, during the Milan fashion week she was awarded for her work as ambassador for the Amazon rainforest, receiving the Vogue Eco Laureate Award.