Gisele Bundchen to become first supermodel billionaire?
June 3rd, 2011
01:13 PM ET

Gisele Bundchen to become first supermodel billionaire?

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen is all beauty and plenty of brains—according to Forbes, the Brazilian bombshell is poised to become a billionaire.

Besides raking in money by appearing in high-profile campaigns for the likes of Versace and Dior, Bündchen is also earning quite a few extra bucks by branding herself. So far, the catwalker has licensed her name to a number of products, including a jewelry and eco-friendly cosmetics line, and a line of sandals for Grendene. More recently, Mrs. Tom Brady also launched her own lingerie company.

According to Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, such endeavors could add as much as $19 million per year to Bündchen's already estimated $45 million annual income.

And it doesn't stop there. Bündchen also earns additional money as the creative director for fashion retailer C&A's Gisele Bündchen Collection and intends to sell a stake in her Sejaa Pure Skincare company, which she founded last year.

If all goes according to plan, Forbes reports, she could sashay her way to becoming the first billionaire supermodel and Brazil's first female self-made billionaire.

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    February 9, 2012 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Galle

    LOL!!!!! This is amazing! Someone who is very tall and quite average looking, who stands around in underwear, marries a football star and becomes a billionaire because the media tells you she is absolutely stunning and that she has some kind of talent(?) Are you sure her real name isn't Chauncey Gardner??? Only in AMER-EE-KA!

    January 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Erin

    I guess "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" since so many on here saying they don't think she is good looking. I think everything about her is gorgeous–not cookie cutter perfect blonde look–but flat out gorgeous. She is totally cool, never trying too hard to look beautiful because she doesn't have to! Do I think she is worth a billion? Well, no, but obviously someone does.

    September 5, 2011 at 11:21 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Heann

    I fired off some knuckle-children that looked like her

    June 6, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Uwana M'Diq

    She really is she Jewish?

    June 6, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  7. portalpunk

    You have to give Tom Brady a little credit, as cool, rich and famous as he is,.... he still married up.

    June 6, 2011 at 12:16 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Richard


    June 6, 2011 at 9:40 am | Report abuse |
  9. Michael Calaizzo

    We all are proud of her.

    June 6, 2011 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  10. twisted

    Good for her. Tom has to play football for two reasons 1 He is good. 2. He has to just so he can look like he wears the pants in her house,

    June 5, 2011 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  11. George

    It's a mystery. I see much prettier girls every day on the train.

    June 5, 2011 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Pat C.

    My gosh you people are so sorry, I have been reading this blog for about three weeks now and this is my first time commenting but I just have to you have ripped apart some of the most beautiful women in America.You'll probably dog me to after this,I don't care because I'm anonymous.These are very strong,tough,smart people, I've seen how upset some of you get when someone that you don't know "hate" on you. Are you that unhappy with your lives?

    June 5, 2011 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
  13. chulo

    I may hate tom brady but I will never hate on someone making money I say good for her make that money.

    June 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | Report abuse |
  14. Canada Rocks

    Canada rocks. The USA sucks. You know it to be true.

    June 5, 2011 at 9:23 am | Report abuse |
  15. nebu

    why isnt it possible to rate anwears here? anyway.. well shes a beauty and got brains, i hope her face get ripped off !

    June 5, 2011 at 12:59 am | Report abuse |
  16. lateef cooks

    My first thought is she went from being tom brady's love interest to a billionaire in about what......5 – 8yrs?! Not to sound like a hater but what is she doing that makes her a billionaire? At any rate we'll see her in the funny papers real soon if this is even to be true.

    June 5, 2011 at 12:08 am | Report abuse |
  17. amanda

    Are all you Tyra haters serious? Tyra is a million times better prettier than the dog-faced chick. Get some f-ing glasses. And to the idiot who said Tyra isn't even a millionaire, she got as much money as this girl. Forbes is just picking and choosing who they want to say will be billionaires in the next several yrs.

    June 4, 2011 at 8:56 pm | Report abuse |
  18. ryan


    June 4, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Argle Bargle

    Amazing how many sheep buy stuff just because some "celebrity" has their name on it.

    June 4, 2011 at 5:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tara

      And it is also amazing how many fringe dwellers love to call normal people "sheep." Stop hating – start living. You don't have to buy designer clothes – start by giving people respect.

      June 6, 2011 at 12:07 am | Report abuse |
  20. korney petrenko

    me like

    June 4, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  21. madhater

    F@gs not welcome:(

    June 4, 2011 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  22. 500 iq


    theres no such thing you dont become a billionaire by yourself.

    June 4, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  23. melita

    That's cool 2 hear. Though we r drowning in debt, loosing lives due to natural disaters, having difficulties mantaining a stable job, watching the world fight against each other whiles innocent children die b/c of it, and not to mention malnutrition the whole world is suffering from where sometimes you have to decifer whether our not to buy food or pay for your bills. Hey at least one of us is making big bucks. Congrats

    June 4, 2011 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • helloeyes

      My my you are certainly a glass half empty kinda person who can't see the good in anythiing unless the whole world is fixed. That's called a perfectionist fallacy. Guess what? It's never going to be fixed, and people deserve to make a go of what they have going for them.

      June 6, 2011 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  24. rovu

    Those perhaps 65M$/year dwindle to around 20-30M after taxes. So how many years does that take to become a Billionaire? Is she THAT OLD????

    June 4, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  25. Benjamin

    I'm very happy that Gisele Bunchen is so successful. She is a very beautiful woman and obviously very intelligent.

    June 4, 2011 at 10:34 am | Report abuse |
    • helloeyes

      Yes, and she worked all of her skills to her advantage -specifically marketing. She obviously got very involved in the industry beyond what she did for the cameras and the various fashion houses. She is an inspiration.

      June 6, 2011 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
  26. d k

    Billionaire huh, not all that pretty.

    June 4, 2011 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  27. chanabanana

    I dont think that she is all that attractive either, adriana lima from vs is the prettiest by far, but thats good she is so successful.

    June 4, 2011 at 10:06 am | Report abuse |
    • helloeyes

      Hopefully her tenacity will be an inspiration for other women who would like to pursue a career in modelling and marketing.

      June 5, 2011 at 11:58 pm | Report abuse |
  28. perecallaghan

    Lol, it is so funny to read these comments from republican, tea party, neocon morons.they make the article pale into insignificance. I wonder about the iq of people over there when they blame obama for the predicament the usa is in. Very funny...take a trip out of the usa bush lovers, it might broaden your perspective on things.

    June 4, 2011 at 4:29 am | Report abuse |
  29. ernie

    ...& all that with that unattractive ultra-masculine face. (there's no knocking her body but... who cares?)

    alessandra ambrosio just turned 30 and is still ruling hard... now THERE's a supermodel.

    June 4, 2011 at 2:56 am | Report abuse |
  30. heather

    Yea you go girl

    June 4, 2011 at 1:29 am | Report abuse |
  31. Brazilian

    Gisele isn't the most beautiful model, but she got the best model body and the best walk.

    June 4, 2011 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  32. evon


    June 3, 2011 at 11:53 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Karyna Muniz


    June 3, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Report abuse |
  34. dina

    What kind of brain does it take to walk a runway wearing pretty clothes and hoping yo don't fall off your ten inch heels. I am so tired of useless people being congratulated for earning alot of money when the smart people of the world struggle to get attention. These people are so nardisistic like the Kardashians and others that I want to throw up every time I see them. Pretty disgusting world we live in when these bimbos are honored for wearing pretty clothes and looking pretty for the camera. Yuck.

    June 3, 2011 at 11:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • helloeyes

      I would argue that nobody ever became a billionaire by being stupid – read the article again.

      June 5, 2011 at 11:56 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Mark

    Wow, she is the luckiest woman in the world to have Tom Brady between her legs, let alone all that money!!!

    June 3, 2011 at 11:04 pm | Report abuse |
  36. darryl

    Awesome...maybe america could learn a thing or 2

    June 3, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |

    Pseudo Mandingo ya momma had a Big Mac Attack last,I took care of it for her.

    June 3, 2011 at 10:36 pm | Report abuse |

    Pseudo Mandingo I gave ya momma a big Mac last night.

    June 3, 2011 at 10:32 pm | Report abuse |
  39. tessa

    Anyone else who thinks super models are grossly overpaid? Athletes? Television and movie stars? Musicians? It's pretty darned ridiculous when you see who makes the big money. Who do you think pays for it? Yep. We do.

    June 3, 2011 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • helloeyes

      I used to think the same way until I did a course in economics. They are paid according to how much revenue they will produce. With the internet and movies being downloadable, movie stars are making more money for the stuidios therefore being paid more. Sports stars – same thing: bums on seats, ticket revenue, even the sale of food and beverages and t-shirts. It makes sense when you study economics.

      June 5, 2011 at 11:52 pm | Report abuse |
  40. CMurphy

    It's weird how most people are trying to be grammar Nazis but missed the whole article. She won't become a billionaire, the mathematics in this article is fantasy at best. So what, Tyra is not worth $150 million but I'm pretty sure she is worth more than all of us combined (being a hater is not a good look).

    June 3, 2011 at 10:22 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Mike

    She has a great body, but I've never thought she was very pretty. I think her face is rather masculine.

    June 3, 2011 at 10:15 pm | Report abuse |
  42. claudiact

    Most people don't know that shebegin modeling at 15 and didn\t stop. She helpped her 4 sister trogh universty. She is hard worker and has good sense.

    June 3, 2011 at 10:04 pm | Report abuse |
  43. hih

    Well done girl..way to keep your eye on the ball

    June 3, 2011 at 9:53 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Hey

    Adriana Lima is hotter.

    June 3, 2011 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
  45. Floyd

    Based on her photo, Gisele Bundchen is cuter than most models, and that's not a bad thing. A lot of models have no personality.

    June 3, 2011 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  46. clyde

    She is beautiful but as usual white woken get all thpress

    June 3, 2011 at 9:25 pm | Report abuse |
  47. drogo

    I hope she looks better in real life than this photo.

    June 3, 2011 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  48. truthhappening

    Every time you care about a model who isn't even hot, a kitten dies

    June 3, 2011 at 9:09 pm | Report abuse |
  49. truthhappening

    I don't get it. She isn't even "super" attractive. She's just a pretty-ish white girl who happens to be Brazillian and banging a jerk-off football player.

    June 3, 2011 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
  50. tcaros

    Brazillian women are 1 step away from being escorts and tramps.

    Giselle obviously learned from being both.

    June 3, 2011 at 8:57 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    Learn to correctly form a sentence and not learn to form a sentence correctly. K

    June 3, 2011 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Alison

    The FIRST supermodel billionaire is the Kathy Ireland a former supermodel turn business mogul her biz Kathy Ireland Worldwide is estimated at $1.4 billion .... consequently Giselle will not be making history because Kathy has already done that so this article is somewhat inaccurate.

    June 3, 2011 at 8:19 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Trip

    I certainly don't blame celebrities for making the money they obviously can, but I will never understand a world that rewards them so massively in comparison to folks who truly are more critical to society but don't get near the exposure nor ask for it. Which is perhaps why that is. I know it has been that way for sometime now, but the gap seems to be widening at what I personally think is an alarming rate, which eventually will lead to a societal meltdown. I think were already seeing that in the middle east.

    June 3, 2011 at 8:10 pm | Report abuse |
  54. sapsxy

    Alizee is billion times more beautiful than all female models I have witness so far on earth.

    June 3, 2011 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
  55. anonym

    holy sugar momma !!!!!

    tom brady better not let her go. He's set for life

    on another note, I think gisele's face is ugly compared to other supermodels'.

    June 3, 2011 at 7:41 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Visitor

    Really CNN? This is a headline-grabber? Who cares, too many rich people as it is taking things for granted, this is just another notch in the bedpost of uselss info. Good job guys! (And before someone hops on me about coming here and commenting if I didn't care, I actually do care when CNN considers crap like this news.)

    June 3, 2011 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Burt

    Just think, when she dies she is going to lose a billion dollars overnight.

    June 3, 2011 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Intellectual Minority

    Is anyone else bugged that the top 10% of the U.S. population owns 80% of the wealth? Or the fact that she is becoming a billionaire for her looks?

    June 3, 2011 at 6:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • KeeKeeDee

      Uh, no. That top 10% you're referring to also employs the other 90%. So, unless you don't want to work, or you're one of the 10% giving the rest of a job...

      June 3, 2011 at 6:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • brian fitzpatrick

      Dear Intellectual Minority:

      I agree with you that $ is not shared equally. Glad ur not jealous.

      June 3, 2011 at 11:20 pm | Report abuse |
  59. JerseyGirl

    @Jasmine, Tyra is worth $90 million, look it up.

    June 3, 2011 at 6:40 pm | Report abuse |
  60. Krow

    Selling nothing... devoid of talent... yet on her way to a billion. This is why the world is in such a mess. Look no further.

    June 3, 2011 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • KeeKeeDee

      The world is a mess because a model is making a lot of money? Surely there are bigger contributing factors.

      ps: I don't think the world is a mess.

      June 3, 2011 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  61. KeeKeeDee

    Silly article. It would take about 16 years at $60 million/yr to hit $1 billion. Assuming, of course, you spend none of the money, and don't pay any taxes. Oh, and that she'll be pulling in that much as a model in 16 years. Ugh, why'd I read this? I feel dirty.

    June 3, 2011 at 6:33 pm | Report abuse |
  62. Jared

    Is no one else disgusted by the fact a woman is a millionaire essentially because of her beauty? Granted she has managed her wealth efficiently... its a little unsettling that such an undistributed sum of wealth is held by someone almost soley because of her looks :/

    June 3, 2011 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • KeeKeeDee

      Uh, no. Are you annoyed that people are millionaires because they can kick a ball? We all have talent–it's what we do with it that separates us. There are a lot of beautiful people in this world. Most aren't millionaires because of it.

      June 3, 2011 at 6:36 pm | Report abuse |
  63. Caliba

    For all of you saying that she is not good looking.. yeah right! most of you will give ur left arm to be with her, and while your talking about her looks, she is laughing her way to the bank..Morons

    June 3, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Report abuse |
  64. ___

    get back to your menial jobs, you louts!

    June 3, 2011 at 6:07 pm | Report abuse |
  65. XO


    June 3, 2011 at 6:06 pm | Report abuse |
  66. Whining Sucks!

    Everyone acts like Giselle is the only rich person in the world and that she is single-handedly keeping the rest of the world poor. It's safe to say that everyone here would feel differently if the tables were turned. But instead of working towards bettering your own situations, you're on complaining about someone who is successful. Stop with the hating and jealousy already, you're embarrassing yourselves!

    June 3, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  67. laura

    sounds like tom is mr. gisele bündchen not the other way around

    June 3, 2011 at 5:45 pm | Report abuse |
  68. Oldbear 60

    Proof that beauty and brains usually comes out on top . Add Tom's hefty income and you have a true "power couple".

    June 3, 2011 at 5:41 pm | Report abuse |
  69. jack

    oh my god. all of you who say she's not that good looking are a bunch of idiots and obviously jealous pretending you're not impressed and could have someone like her anytime. dream on or wake up! the entire world knows she's a babe with the sickest legs and hottest body. and brazilian! which means she can move and dance like no one around! any guy would beg to marry her, no matter what some of you say. she's not an almost billionaire for nothing!

    June 3, 2011 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  70. holtram

    I'm sorry, but that is one ugly woman. Brady should have stuck with Bridget Moynahan. Maybe he didn't want to be seen with somebody purtier than him.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:34 pm | Report abuse |
  71. blazz

    I have to stop eating beans.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:34 pm | Report abuse |
  72. flipper

    big deal

    June 3, 2011 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse |
  73. huxley


    Now there are two reasons to want to get with her.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  74. anony

    Billionaire? At $64 million a year?
    What–so you think these people don't spend their money?

    June 3, 2011 at 5:18 pm | Report abuse |
  75. Josh

    Well done Tom! Haters will stuill hate though.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  76. john doe

    How did so many sheep get so much money to spend on jewelry and clothes just because a hot chick puts her name on it? There not enough cover-up to fix some things ladies... she didn't get hot through makeup and clothes.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
  77. asdf

    say a lot about tom brady and the fact he still plays football even though his wife is a billionaire.

    June 3, 2011 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse |
  78. madhater

    "Gisele""yes madhater"? I want to Gis on your butthole"

    June 3, 2011 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Perryboy

    Like most beautiful rich women, all they want after a hard days work is a back rub and put to sleep with a ....

    June 3, 2011 at 4:50 pm | Report abuse |
  80. Mike Smoth

    Kathy Ireland has a company with over a billion dollars in sales. I am sure that if you add up her holdings she may already be a bilionare.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  81. Mike Smoth

    wait a minute... Kathy Ireland's company already has sales of over $1 billion/year so I would assume that if you add her holdings she may already be a billionaire.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  82. that would be Christina

    if alllllllllllllllllllll you do is come to these posts to correct grammar how about you get a life!!! mmmkkk that sounds wonderful.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Ben

    If you have to be beautiful, you might as well be wealthy.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Fiona

    This is a good illustration of just how little the "name" has in the design, selection or production of that Big Name item you pay extra for. There is a long history of people branding themselves into worthlessness, though. You have to be careful to whom you license your name.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  85. brent

    she's kinda cute

    June 3, 2011 at 4:30 pm | Report abuse |
  86. Lennie Ross

    Well I can't say I'm surprised, she's super gorgeous and has clothing, perfume, and modeling deals galore. You go girl!

    Lennie Ross

    June 3, 2011 at 4:24 pm | Report abuse |
  87. Steve

    Is it just me, the picture, or what because I don't think shes even average looking.

    As far as becoming a billionaire, props to her.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  88. rh

    Are they taking into account her husband's wealth too? I can't imagine he's in the poorhouse by any means.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:21 pm | Report abuse |
  89. CommentCents

    Democrat or Republican, doesn't matter – according to Reuters, Obama spent more in his first 90 Days than all previous US President's combined – nearly 1 Trillion (yes, with a T) dollars. His current policy is to raise the debt-ceiling for the government of the USA in response to the news that we are in danger of defaulting. I'm not saying other Presidents weren't big spenders, but the record (trillion dollar) expendatures – though well intended – were not fiscally responsible.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:17 pm | Report abuse |
  90. TomBradyisGay

    It's a shame she's a lesbian.

    June 3, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
  91. tanea tomio

    Gisele is not only good looking and smart!! She is very down to earth and a great mother.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  92. Mgd

    ... People are dyingin the world of war and hunger and all you have time for is Gisele's billion dollars?

    June 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Report abuse |
  93. Dogwelder

    I would go shopping with her.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
  94. Chris

    Of course she is rich... what is she going to spend her money on... food?

    June 3, 2011 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
  95. jady1

    Serapime0 is right. gesile got to where she is by hard work and anyone who thinks otherwise is just need to get over it.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
  96. Jerry

    Is she an animal like the rest of us? When she goes to the bathroom, does gold fall from her bottom? Disgusting! Such a waste.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  97. Alex

    Gisele to Tyra is like a Rolls Royce to a Chevy

    June 3, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  98. Alaskan Moose Stomp

    Ohhhh Im a Palin and thats ok
    I boff all night and I eat all day
    I talk to the media
    I skip and jump
    I looked really dumb on DWTS

    June 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • palintwit

      Ha Ha. You must be talking about Bristol Palin (the dancing porker) and her DWTS partner Fork Lift.

      June 3, 2011 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Jerry

    Another very important contributor to humanity I see. And gets paid for it. So wonderful. No one deserves 45 mill a year unless they are curing cancer. It is disgusting to hear of such things!

    June 3, 2011 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
  100. Meh

    Not for nothing but my wife is better looking that her in this picture. I guess I need to start pawning her off on the catwalk so I can be a kept man.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Tom the BROKEN RICH?

    WOW, she makes more money than Tom Brady. She will treat him like man SLAVE TOOL. Once Tom Brady by her flower or Car where she can afford. She will say yeah... yeah... yeah thank you for wonderful gift.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Dick Fairy

    Oh damn, I thought they were talking about Oprah.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Paul

    not a flattering pic of her. I guess I never got a close look at her face, but it is not attractive.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  104. Dick Bacon

    The media celebrating the super-rich?

    Why don't they report on the millions of unemployed in this country?

    June 3, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  105. Nintendo Wee

    Does anyone know who wrote this ARTICLE?!?! This sounds like END OF THE TIMES!!!

    June 3, 2011 at 3:26 pm | Report abuse |
  106. Bob

    You wonder why no one else has any money.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | Report abuse |
  107. popcorn

    Who wrote this?!?! the MAYAN 2012?!?!

    June 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  108. HollyAnnG

    A bony thing. Give her a crewcut and she'd look like a guy. There are plenty of better looking women in the world.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  109. andrew

    wow.. impressive for her. it's a pity we no longer see her catwalking. she would steal the show anytime she appeared. she brought catwalking back to the world of fashion

    June 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  110. logan

    White girl with German name from Brazil? Can anyone say Nazi heritage?

    June 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chuck

      Logan, Brazil had many German immigrants in the last half of the 1800's (the same time many were going to the US, too), especially concentrated in southern Brazil

      June 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  111. Mike

    fking CNN celebrity worshipers once again today a story about some loser celebrity is the top story. fking mindless drones.

    June 3, 2011 at 3:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ Mike

      These articles go away when you stop clicking on them, idiot.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |

      It's funny that even though you may think this story is garbage, you still read it and get so frustrated that other people do to. Mindless drones? You're talking about yourself, ha ha!

      June 3, 2011 at 5:39 pm | Report abuse |
  112. paul mooney

    Good for her. Once again this shows what hard work and some smarts gets you. Good job, mrs. Brady

    June 3, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  113. CW

    I think with her nearing the $1 billion mark and the way Tom has been acting/dressing lately it would be more appropriate to call Tom "Mr. Gisele Bundchen" rather than her "Mrs. Tom Brady"!

    June 3, 2011 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Tom

    She makes Tom Brady seem like a dead beat. He probably only makes $20 million a year. Not sure how he can live with himself.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse |
  115. skarrlette

    Self made? She was born WITH LOOKS! Thats it she didn't make anything she got her money because designers and photographers wanted to use her to show their clothes off. That is genetics she didn't do anything special. In fact I've seen 100's of models that are ten times better looking than her and no one ever even hears about them..

    So me a women who created something or did something that I am interested in not this garbage.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • Seraphim0

      Wow.. jealous much? Yeah, she was born and maintained her good looks. Then, she made several (apparently very smart) decisions when it came to marketing her image and spreading out her money for a good return. Now, she's getting what she worked for. If it were simple to do this, many, many more models would be raking in money up to billionaire status.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Croesus

      skarrlette - Help me understand: you seem to say that the only reason for her business success is "she was born with looks ... that's it...". Then you go on to say you've seen "[hundreds] of models that are ten times better looking" than she is, but "no one ever ... hears about them." Must be something more going on than just "good looks," eh?

      June 3, 2011 at 4:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mark C

      Wow, you are truly, amazingly stupid. Bill Gates was born with brains - I guess that means he didn't do anything either.

      Furthermore, you half-wit, you don't even understand the contradiction in your own stupid non-argument. If you've seen hundreds of models ten times better looking then it's clearly not just her looks that got her where she is, is it, moron? God, what a dolt.

      June 3, 2011 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  116. Lila

    I don't think she's attractive at all but she seems to have an amazing life. Rich, successful, cute kid and a hot hubby, good for her.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  117. nitehawk

    Supermodel and billionaire usually don't belong in the same sentence except for here is billionaire Mr. X with his supermodel girlfriend/wife.

    Anyone else have a problem with this? Not jealousy, but knowing that people are pulling the strings on these deals making a lot more than she is. Kinda like J-Lo and all her fashion deals. Other bigwigs are making way more and since their smart, no one knows who they are so they dont have paparazzi and stalkers.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
  118. Jeff

    While she is a good looking woman, If I had to choose, I'd take Kathy Ireland over her anyday. Sorry, but Kathy has a more " Girl next door " quality to her..

    June 3, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  119. bruce

    Ugly lady

    June 3, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  120. espero

    A gorgeous, intelligent and industrious woman sure brings out the envious. The only thing I envy is Tom Brady's choice of wives.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  121. Mark K

    Dat's zot.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  122. conservative chick

    we need to end public education now!!

    June 3, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  123. lefty socialist

    she doesn't deserve a tax hike. only the middle class does. lets keep tax loop holes for the wealthy and small businesses so they don't need to pay anything.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  124. lance corporal

    well it's a good thing the republicans are protecting her and the wealthy from small tax hikes, sure some folks can't afford milk for their babies but god forbid she might have to skimp on moisturizer, that would be tragic

    June 3, 2011 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • GEEZ

      Man people that cant afford milk for there babies, shouldnt be having any.

      June 3, 2011 at 2:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • .357 slugs for the rich - speedy air delivery

      @GEEZ - the funny thing is, a lot of these people COULD afford milk for their babies before their husbands got laid off by your beloved BIllionaires, because the CEO decided that his son Kip "just neeeeds" that brand new yacht.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bruce

      President Obama was heard today to say that he "...will not permit the half of Americans who don't pay taxes to bear the burden of the other half who won't pay their fair share..."

      June 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm | Report abuse |
  125. Politicat

    Based on these posts, there are a lot of jealous democrats.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:19 pm | Report abuse |
  126. lefty socialist

    I agree with you-Obama is helping us change for the better. no more ridiculous bush spending!

    June 3, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • xoxo

      Governments are only puppets and tell you what you wanna hear. This economy will burst and the banks will forclose and back to the stone age we come. Ww3/meteorite or solar flare will wipe us out stated naustradamus which was fortold for the year 2012 december 21st.
      He stated this in 1637 as also the mayans calendar runs out. WE ALL ARE DOOOOOOOOOOMED. So rack up your visa's and spend your savings. Good Luck and see ya on the other side

      June 3, 2011 at 5:37 pm | Report abuse |
  127. JOregon

    Wonder how many people thought she hooked up with Brady for HIS money.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  128. bush sucks

    go Obama! change is happening!

    June 3, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • obama sucks more

      Yeah, just today the unemployment rate changed from 9.0 to 9.1. Oh, wait, it's still Bush's fault right? Just from reading a couple of your posts (totally unrelated to this story, I might add) I can tell you are completely CLUELESS and just another Obama zombie.

      June 3, 2011 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • john do3s

      bush/obama same b.s they both work for the aliens THE BILDABURG GROUP.

      June 3, 2011 at 5:30 pm | Report abuse |
  129. William Maxwell


    June 3, 2011 at 2:13 pm | Report abuse |
  130. Dook of Westminister

    She uses a doodoo based moisturizer to replinish her ughly skin.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  131. John

    Her and Tom have it rough, I hope they budget well..

    June 3, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  132. bush sucks

    @ right never- I agree-useless spending by conservatives got is here and tom brady supported it.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  133. Dook of Westminister

    Those diarreah milkshakes are making her fat. Plus all that sugar is just ruining her complexion. Truly an unattractive kow.

    June 3, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  134. anonymous

    my hatred of tom brady just went up exponentially

    June 3, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Tony Montana

    Gisele Bündchen? She's a Horse.

    June 3, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • The Stable Called

      Sarah Jessica Parker and Marc Anthony don't recognize her in the family tree. I think you may be mistaken. She might be part of the donkey family, but not horse.

      June 3, 2011 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Montana wishes he was Brady

      Where's my saddle?

      June 3, 2011 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • Spendlove

      Check out the nerd ragers..

      June 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ Spendlove

      Why would you want us to check you out?

      Trolls trying to troll other trolls... pathetic.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • John

      She's really not that good looking..

      June 3, 2011 at 4:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • jeno wagner

      So is the thing I have growing in my pants....

      June 3, 2011 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  136. Butterbean

    I'm surprised that its not Tyra.

    June 3, 2011 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • Orvile

      Tyra is too busy managing her ever expanding ego.

      June 3, 2011 at 2:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • brownee617

      @ Orville: THAT was too funny.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ally

      Tyra doesn

      June 3, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tom

      I want to marry her. 🙂

      June 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • steeve-o

      Tom, unless your last name is Brady... you're too late. Go Pats!

      June 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • JJ

      Tyra doesn't have a fraction of the brains that this woman has. Just ask her ex-employees.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:27 pm | Report abuse |

      If you don't like Tyra you can KISS .... HER.... FAT.....(slapping) ASS.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • jason

      go girl!!

      June 3, 2011 at 3:40 pm | Report abuse |

      Gisele Bunchen will make Tom less superior at home and work everyday. It's kind of like "JON & KATE PLUS EIGHT." Kate yells. Gisele will do the same to TOM in real life. YELL !!!

      Tom will cheated on her and marry another woman.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • chuck

      At first I thought this was a young Tatum O'Neal.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • JonJon

      Tyra should be able to make some $$$ from marketing weaves she's wearing everyday.

      June 3, 2011 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • john percer

      Tyra is a mutt compared to her.....................

      June 3, 2011 at 4:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • Cynic

      Wow. So you can become a billionaire doing nothing but standing there. Sets a wonderful example for girls we are trying to encourage to do something with their lives and not just be anorexic eye candy.

      June 3, 2011 at 5:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rustyy

      Tyra's going blind from over-squinting, or as she calls it "smiling with her eyes", poor girl

      June 3, 2011 at 5:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jasmine

      HAHAHA Ghetto Banks isn't even a Millionaire. Doesn't she still live in Compton because housing is too expensive in L.A.?

      June 3, 2011 at 6:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • not quite

      Quite early to suggest this. Even Forbes estimates her net worth at $150 million. A projected $65 million income is before taxes, and expenditures. Then how well does she manage her money. She's been at it how many years and currently makes $45 mill, and is worth $150 mill. An additional $19 mill a year is gonna make the difference of another $850 mill?

      June 3, 2011 at 7:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • CptnAwesome

      @Cynic: Sorry you're ugly

      June 3, 2011 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dr.Selfmade

      The time will come when people will be disgusted with the decadence, pretentiousness, egocentrism and greed surrounding these individuals, until then we will have to believe that this sort of achievement is admirable.

      June 4, 2011 at 10:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Phil in Oregon

      and they say looks aren't everything...

      June 4, 2011 at 11:04 am | Report abuse |
    • Thaddeus

      I know Tyra is a student at Harvard school of business and is more successful then all of you teabaggers on here trying to down her. You are insignificant to the world, you even know her.

      June 5, 2011 at 10:04 am | Report abuse |
    • MichaelChatt

      What the heck? It's bad to make money because your beautiful? But it's ok to make money sucking the life out of people because they need warm or cool houses and need fuel to work? Or is it ok for people to make massive profits selling things high because the buyer doesn't want to die? Or is it evil to make money no matter how it's made? There will always be wealthy people. I'd much rather it be because they are beautiful and inspiring others to be beautiful than the guys taking advantage of conditions around them to become mega rich.

      June 6, 2011 at 5:02 pm | Report abuse |

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