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Gisele Bündchen

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    Gisele Bündchen View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Brazilian
    Birth Date
    July 20, 1980
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Cover girl, Sexy girl, Supermodel
    Known for
    Breasts, Hair, Name, Walk
    Agencies
    IMG
    Dated
    Tom Brady (Since 06), Leonardo DiCaprio (00 - 05), Chris Evans, Kelly Slater, Josh Hartnett, Vikram Chatwal, Scott Barnhill
    Feuds
    Bar Refaeli (over Leonardo DiCaprio 2006)
    Friends
    Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Fernanda Tavares, Karolina Kurkova, Caroline Ribeiro, Andrés Velencoso
    Married
    Tom Brady (Since 2/26/09)
    Model Turned
    Actress (The Devil Wears Prada, 2006; Taxi, 2004), Designer (Ipanema Gisele Bündchen, with Grendene, 2007), Hotelier (Palladium Executive)
    Interests
    Beach volleyball, Surfing

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    Gisele Bündchen's Career Highlights

    20 JUL, 1980
    Born in Três de Maio, Brazil, five minutes before twin sister, Patrícia
    1994
    Discovered by an Elite modeling scout
    1995
    Wins second place in Elite Look of the Year contest
    SEP 1996
    Debuts at the spring Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, and Alexander McQueen shows in Milan and Paris
    AUG 1998
    Featured on cover of British Vogue
    DEC 1998
    Appears on cover of i-D
    1999
    Earns nickname “Boobs from Brazil”
    JAN 1999
    Appears on cover of W
    MAY 1999
    Featured on second cover of W
    AUG 1999
    Appears on cover of Harper’s Bazaar
    AUG 1999
    Appears on covers of British Vogue and French Vogue
    SEP 1999
    Opens the spring Carolina Herrera and Yves Saint Laurent shows in New York and Paris
    SEP 1999
    Closes the spring Calvin Klein, Prada, and Valentino shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    NOV 1999
    Featured on the cover of Vogue
    DEC 1999
    Wins VH1/Vogue Supermodel of the Year award
    2000
    Begins dating actor Leonardo DiCaprio
    2000
    Signs a contract with Victoria’s Secret Video»
    SEP 2000
    Opens the spring Anna Sui show in New York
    FEB 2000
    Closes the fall John Galliano and Valentino shows in Paris
    SEP 2000
    Named “Most Beautiful Woman in the World” by Rolling Stone, also appears on the cover
    OCT 2000
    Closes the spring Valentino show in Paris
    DEC 2000
    Appears on the cover of British Arena
    2001
    Appears in the Pirelli calendar
    2001
    Officially retires from the catwalk
    FEB 2002
    Appears in Italian Vogue editorial, photographed by Paolo Roversi
    MAR 2002
    Changes her mind and returns to the runway, opening the fall Christian Dior show in Paris
    SEP 2002
    Opens the spring Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, and Valentino shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    SEP 2002
    Closes the spring Valentino show in Paris
    14 NOV, 2002
    Ambushed on the Victoria’s Secret catwalk in New York by PETA activists waving “Gisele: Fur Scum” signs
    2003
    David Sims photographs Bündchen for the Balenciaga spring ad campaign
    2003
    Becomes the face of Christian Dior, photographed by Nick Knight
    2003
    Appears in television commercials for CrediCard Video»
    SEP 2003
    Opens and closes the spring Marc Jacobs show in New York
    2004
    Appears in a Nivea commercial Video»
    FEB 2004
    Opens and closes the fall Marc Jacobs show in New York
    MAR 2004
    Opens the fall Christian Dior show in Paris
    2004
    Mario Testino photographs Bündchen for Valentino
    SEP 2004
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, alongside Hana Soukupova, Liya Kebede, and other top models
    8 OCT, 2004
    Co-stars in the film Taxi as Vanessa, a bank robber, with Jimmy Fallon
    2005
    Ranks #1 on Forbes’s list of the “World’s Sexiest Supermodels”
    2005
    Chosen with Leonardo DiCaprio by People magazine as the “Most Beautiful Couple of the World”
    2005
    Renews contract with Valentino
    2005
    Breaks up with Leonardo DiCaprio
    2005
    Stars in St. John’s fall campaign, photographed by Mario Testino
    2006
    Becomes the sole face of Louis Vuitton, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    2006
    Face of Vogue eyewear campaign titled “Gisele Plays with Vogue” Video»
    2006
    Ranks #1 on E!’s World’s Sexiest Supermodels program
    2006
    Signs a deal with Victoria’s Secret for a reported $25 million
    30 JUN, 2006
    Appears in The Devil Wears Prada as a Vogue editor Video»
    JUL 2006
    Linked briefly with surfer Kelly Slater
    JUL 2006
    Signs fragrance contract with Dolce & Gabbana's latest scent, The One Video»
    DEC 2006
    Linked briefly with actor Josh Hartnett
    2007
    Face of the new “Get a Mac” commercials Video»
    2007
    Turns down offer to co-host Project Runway with Heidi Klum
    JAN 2007
    Starts dating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
    FEB 2007
    Returns to the catwalk in Milan, opening the Dolce & Gabbana show in six-inch metal-spiked heels and metal corset
    MAR 2007
    Launches a sandal collection called Ipanema Gisele Bündchen
    MAY 2007
    Named by Time magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World”
    MAY 2007
    Plans to launch lingerie line with H&M
    MAY 2007
    Ends Victoria’s Secret relationship, reportedly due to a salary dispute
    JUL 2007
    Sends Brady’s pregnant ex, Brigitte Moynahan, a gift basket of designer baby clothes
    JUL 2007
    Befriends Bono; signs on to star in an upcoming U2 music video
    JUL 2007
    Opens the 60th-Anniversary Christian Dior couture show in Paris Video»
    12 JUL, 2007
    Named the world’s highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $33 million in the past year
    AUG 2007
    Reportedly signs on to act in the upcoming film Angels & Demons
    SEP 2007
    Featured on the cover of Vanity Fair’s style issue, photographed by Mario Testino
    OCT 2007
    Appears on the covers of French Vogue and British Harper's Bazaar
    2008
    Replaces Kate Moss and Catherine McNeil as the sole face of Versace, photographed by Mario Testino
    MAR 2008
    Appears on the cover of British Harper's Bazaar
    APR 2008
    Featured on the cover of Vogue alongside NBA superstar LeBron James for the annual shape issue Story»
    30 APR, 2008
    Named the world’s highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $35 million in the past year Story»
    JUL 2008
    Featured on the cover of GQ, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    JUL 2008
    Featured on the cover of V in tattered, assless shorts, photographed by Mario Testino
    2008
    Appears in Aquascutum fall ad campaign with Jamie Dornan
    AUG 2008
    Appears in Vogue editorial, photographed by David Sims
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the covers of Spanish Vogue and Arena
    15 OCT, 2008
    Auctions off her jewelry collection to benefit a nonprofit organization that empowers African diamond-mining countries
    2009
    Returns as the face of Christian Dior, photographed by Craig McDean
    26 FEB, 2009
    Marries Tom Brady in Santa Monica, California Story»
    MAR 2009
    Featured on the cover of Numéro, photographed by Greg Kadel
    MAY 2009
    Featured in Forbes world's highest-paid models, making an estimated $25 million
    MAY 2009
    Appears in two editorials for Vogue
    MAY 2009
    Featured on the cover of V, photographed by Mario Testino
    JUN 2009
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numéro, photographed by Nino Munoz
    2009
    Nino Muñoz photographs Bundchen for the fall cover of Dansk
    8 DEC, 2009
    Gives birth to son Story»
    DEC 2009
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    APR 2010
    Featured on the cover of Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAY 2010
    Featured on the cover of Korean Vogue, photographed by Nino Munoz
    2010
    Matt Jones photographs Bundchen for the summer cover of i-D
    2010
    Nino Munoz photographs Bundchen for the cover of Muse
    2010
    Models for Roberto Cavalli's 40th anniversary ad campaign
    SEP 2010
    Featured on the cover of British Harper's Bazaar, photographed by Cedric Buchet
    OCT 2010
    Makes runway appearance, closing the spring Balenciaga show in Paris
    DEC 2010
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    2011
    Returns as the face of Balenciaga
    JAN 2011
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Vogue, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    FEB 2011
    Featured on the cover of Chinese Vogue, photographed by Patrick Demarchelier
    MAR 2011
    Featured on the cover of Turkish Vogue, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for V magazine and Vogue
    APR 2011
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    2011
    Featured on the cover of Muse, photographed by Luigi Murenu
    MAY 2011
    Featured on the cover of Japanese Numero, photographed by Nino Munoz
    JUL 2011
    Featured on the covers of French Elle and Brazilian Vogue
    2011
    Featured on the pre-fall cover of i-D, photographed by Emma Summerton
    OCT 2011
    Closes the spring Givenchy show in Paris
    DEC 2011
    Featured on the cover of British Vogue, photographed by Mario Testino
    2012
    Models for the Versace and Salvatore Ferragamo spring ad campaigns
    JUN 2012
    Featured on the cover of French Vogue, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    JUL 2012
    Featured on the covers of Korean Vogue and Brazilian Vogue
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