Gisele Caroline Bündchen is a Brazilian supermodel and actress.
A supermodel is a highly paid fashion model who usually has a worldwide reputation and often a background in haute couture and commercial modeling.
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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.
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In 2012, she placed first on the Forbes top-earning models list.
In 2014, she was listed as the 89th Most Powerful Woman in the World by Forbes.
In the late 1990s, Bündchen was the first in a wave of Brazilian models to find international success.
In 1999, Vogue noted "The Return of the Sexy Model", and she was credited with ending the "heroin chic" era of modeling.
Heroin chic was a look popularized in mid-1990s fashion and characterized by pale skin, dark circles underneath the eyes, dark red lipstick and angular bone structure.
Bündchen was one of the Victoria's Secret Angels from 2000 until mid-2007.
Victoria's Secret is an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of women's premium lingerie, womenswear and beauty products.
Bündchen pioneered the "horse walk", a stomping movement created when a model picks her knees up high and kicks her feet out in front.
In a 2007 Vogue interview, Claudia Schiffer stated that Bündchen is the only remaining supermodel.
Bündchen ventured into acting when she played a supporting role in Taxi, for which she was nominated at the Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Breakout Performance, and for Choice Movie Bad Guy.
The following is a list of the Teen Choice Award winners and nominees for Choice Movie Villain.
The Teen Choice Awards is an annual awards show that airs on the Fox television network.
Bündchen had a supporting role in The Devil Wears Prada, and from 2010 to 2011, she was the executive producer of an educational environmental cartoon, Gisele & the Green Team.
Bündchen married New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in 2009.
Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League.
The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.
She supports many charities including Save the Children, Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders, as well as dedicating time to environmental causes.
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers, members and staff worldwide which was founded to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for all human beings, and to prevent and alleviate human suffering.
The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.
She is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme.
The United Nations Environment Programme is an agency of United Nations and coordinates its environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
A goodwill ambassador is a person who advocates for a specific cause on the basis of their notability.