Gisele Bundchen

  Gisele Caroline Bundchen is a Brazillian fashion model and occasional film actress. She was born on July 20th 1980, in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She joined a modeling course in 1993, at her mother's insistence. She was discovered by the Elite Modeling Agency when she went to Sao Paulo on a school excursion. Subsequently, she was selected for a national contest, Elite Look of the Year, in which she came second. Then she moved to Sao Paulo to launch her modeling career. Later, in 1996, Bundchen had her first New York City break at Fashion Week.

   By 2000, her record breaking $ 25 million contract with Victoria's Secret helped strengthen her image as world's top model. In June 2011, Forbes magazine estimated that Bundchen's total earnings over the last 10 years have passed the $ 250 million mark. She was crowned Model of the Millenium by the Vogue magazine. In 2009, Vanity Fair published an article titled - And God Created Gisele. She married New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in 2009.