Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian model and actress who is one of the most famous models in the world. Since 2004, Bündchen has been among the highest-paid models in the world, and as of 2007 was the 16th richest woman in the entertainment industry. In 2012, Forbes named Gisele as the top-earning model in the world. In 2014, she was listed as the 89th Most Powerful Woman in the World by Forbes. Bündchen is also known for her high-profile marriage to NFL New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Bündchen was one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels from 2000 until mid-2007, pioneering what’s known in the modeling industry as the “horse walk.” She
Bündchen ventured into acting when she played a supporting role in Taxi (2004), for which she was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Breakout Performance, and for Choice Movie Bad Guy. Bündchen had a supporting role in The Devil Wears Prada (2006), and from 2010 to 2011, she was the executive producer of an educational environmental cartoon, Gisele & the Green Team.
She is also a philanthropist, as she supports many charities, including Save the Children, Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders, as well as dedicating time to environmental causes. She is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme.