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Gisele Caroline Nonnenmacher Bündchen (born July 20, 1980), nicknamed "Gise", "The Body", or "The Midas Queen" is a Brazilian supermodel who has been acclaimed as the most famous and the highest-paid model in the world. Since her introduction onto the fashion scene in the '90s she has appeared in countless billboards and magazine covers, as well as numerous TV and print ads. Bundchen is currently the face of more than 20 brands from different countries such as United States, Russia, Brazil, Italy, France, Mexico, Spain, Turkey, South Korea, Germany and Switzerland. According to Forbes, she made $33 million in 2006, adding to her estimated $150 million fortune. She currently holds Guinness World Records as the "world's richest supermodel".
She played in Two movies:"Taxi" and "The Devil Wears Prada".
Bündchen lends her support and image for a number of charities and humanitarian causes, such as the I am African campaign, painting her face for protesting against the lack of attention about the HIV African victims and also was, without payment, the face of American Express Red Card, an initiative launched by U2 front man Bono and Bobby Shriver to send a money percentage of financial transactions with this credit card for HIV African victims.
She designed a limited necklace's edition for Harper’s Bazaar, crafted by jewelers Gumuchian Fils and sold to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, specializing in cancer treatment. She served as the spokesperson and campaign model for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer.
Bündchen already gave a São Paulo Fashion Week's payment check for Zero Hunger (in Portuguese: Fome Zero), a Brazilian government program introduced by the Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in 2003, and nowadays, her main social activism is to protect the Amazon Rainforest water sources, donating for this cause a percentage of profits reached with her line of sandals named Ipanema Gisele Bündchen for helping projects like Nascentes do Brasil, ISA, Y Ikatu Xingu and De Olho nos Mananciais.
Bündchen has dated Leonardo DiCaprio and Kelly Slater. She is currently married to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.The magazine In Touch Weekly reported on May 4 that Brady wanted to propose to Gisele.