Gisele Bundchen Net Worth Is A Whopping $290 Million!
Born in Brazil, Gisele Bundchen had humble beginnings. Few realized in her youth that she would one day become a world famous super model. She initially intended to create a career as a professional volleyball player. When Gisele Bundchen was just 13 years old, her entire life changed. Bundchen was discovered by a modeling agency and got her start in the industry. She quickly moved to New York City and was featured in the 1996 New York Fashion Week. Through her different entrepreneurial ventures and modeling jobs, Gisele Bundchen has managed to accumulate a net worth of $290 million.
After appearing in Fashion Week, Bundchen began to rise to prominence within the modeling industry. Hired by world famous designers, Gisele Bundchen has been the face of fashion campaigns like Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana and Victoria's Secret. At various points in time, she has also worked with Apple, Louis Vuitton, Ebel, Versace, Nivea, Christian Dior and Volkswagon do Brazil. In addition to these fashion campaigns, Gisele Bundchen has appeared on magazine covers like GQ, Harper's Bazaar, Rolling Stones, Vogue, Esquire, W and Elle. . At different times in her life, she was featured in Forbes and Time magazine. As an entrepreneur, she has created lines of sandals and currently owns the Brazilian hotel chain, Palladium Executive. Presently, she is marketing the designer sandal chain, Impanema.
Outside of her entrepreneur and modeling work, Gisele Bundchen has worked for numerous humanitarian causes. In the past, she has worked with I am Africa Campaign, Zero Hunger and Hurricane Katrina relief. She has also raised money with Product Red and St. Jude Children's Hospital Research. Some of her pet causes has been to work toward preserving the rainforests. Through these environmental programs, Gisele Bundchen has promoted reforestation. Her charitable works have earned her a position as a goodwill ambassador with the United Nations. In her personal life, Gisele Bundchen married the NFL quarterback, Tom Brady.