Born in Southern Brazil, Giselle Bundchen is a renowned model, actress, and philanthropist, who became the first Brazilian model to find international success. She gained the most fame of being one of the top models in the world by being Victoria’s Secret’s angel by the year 2000. As an actress, she had worked in movies like “Devil Wears Prada” and “Taxi” (she was nominated in two streams at Teen Choice Awards for this movie). Super models like
and Claudia Schiffer have claimed that Giselle is the only real remaining supermodel. From 2000 to 2005, she was in a relationship with Leonardo di Caprio, but married Tom Brady (New England Patriots quarterback) in the year 2009.
She has been titled as “the world’s hottest model” by Vogue online and “the most beautiful girl in the world” by Rolling Stone magazine. “Men’s Health” titled her under the category of “100 Hottest Women of All Time” and similarly, she has won many more honourable titles in her career as an entertainer, including “100 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes. She has been on top of the covers of very famous magazines, namely, GQ, Esquire, Flair, Marie Claire, Citizen K, etc. and has walked the ramp for numerous fashion designers such as, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Michael Kors, Valentino, Marc Jacobs etc. In 2007, Giselle Bundchen was named “The World’s Richest Supermodel” since she was the most paid one.
Giselle Bundchen has done a lot of philanthropy work, like donating $150,000 to Brazil’s “Zero Hunger Programme”, raising money for “St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital”, bequeathing a part of her earnings to victims of AIDS/HIV in Africa, raising money for victims of Hurricane Katrina, offering $1.5 million to Japanese Red Cross Society for the earthquake victims and many more, making her rank No. 15 on the list of “Most Generous Celebrities” by Forbes in 2012.