Tom Brady is a household name for sports fans all around the world, particularly in the United States. The former New England Patriots quarterback holds a record six Super Bowl rings and is widely recognised as one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history.
Given Tom Brady’s popularity in the NFL, his wife Gisele Bundchen is frequently mentioned due to her relationship with the quarterback. However, when looking deeper into her modelling career, Gisele Bundchen’s net worth may even outnumber her husband’s.
Gisele Bundchen was born in Horzontina, Brazil, and came from a rather humble background until being found by talent scouts when she was 14 years old. According to reports, she was spotted while eating at a McDonald’s in a Sao Paolo mall.
She was signed by Elite Model Management which is a French modelling agency. Bundchen’s status as a supermodel grew as she worked with high-profile clients such as Chanel, H&M, Louis Vuitton, Carolina Herrera, and many more.
Bundchen has also appeared in commercials for Arezzo shoes and SkyTV in her native Brazil. The 39-year-old model is presently represented by IMG Models.
According to The Independent, Gisele Bundchen’s net worth was projected to be $400 million last year. Tom Brady’s net worth, on the other hand, is projected to be around $180 million.
Forbes ranked her the world’s highest-paid model in 2016 after she earned a stunning $30.5 million. In 2018, she was ranked fifth by Forbes.
Gisele Bundchen is also more popular on social media than her husband. On Instagram, she has about 16 million followers, whereas Tom Brady has approximately 7.6 million.
The 39-year-old is also successful in other endeavours other than modelling. Bundchen collaborated with Grendene to create her own collection of sandals. In 2011, she also debuted her cosmetic line called Sejaa Pure Skincare.
She has also acted in a variety of films such as the 2004 action-comedy film Taxi, as well as a supporting role in the 2006 smash blockbuster The Devil Wears Prada. Bundchen has also dabbled with singing. She released two singles All Day and All Night (2013) and Heart of Glass (2014).
She was appointed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme in 2009. She is also a well-known environmental activist who has worked on many projects with the United Nations.