“I don’t like Paris so much, and it’s only eight shows. I mean, don’t tell them that, of course. But everyone always thinks they’re so important. And I’m sure they are. But to me, my happiness is more important” Gisele Bündchen
CATEGORY: Happiness quotes
WHO: Gisele Caroline Bündchen
WHEN: 20 July 1980
WHERE: Três de Maio, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Gisele Bündchen is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme, model and film actress. Time magazine listed Gisele as the all-time 100 Fashion Icons list of the 100 most influential fashion icons since 1923.
However her charity works both in environmental projects and nature catastrophe’s is recognized; in 2011 Bündchen was added to The Giving Back Fund’s list of celebs that made the largest donations to charity.
Harvard’s 2011 Global Environmental Citizen was given to Gisele in recognition of her eco-efforts and furthermore, awarded Greenest Celebrity at the 2011 International Green awards at the National History Museum of London.
EARNINGS AND CAMPAIGNS
In 1998, Gisele was the cover in 10 times in a period of four years in British Vogue cover, and became the most – even Kate Moss has never graced more than nine in the same period according to vogue.co.uk. She has since 2004 been the highest-paid model in the world, and one of the wealthiest women in the world with an estimated $250 million fortune.
She got the breakthrough spring 1998 when chosen for her ability to walk in towering heels on the runway for fashion designer Alexander McQueen. She posed for Missoni, Chloé, Dolce & Gabbana; Valentino, Gianfranco Ferré, Ralph Lauren, and Versace campaign in 1998. She is one of the few models ever to be on the cover of Rolling Stone’s magazine when she was named “the most beautiful girl in the world.” Gisele has been on the cover of more than 600 magazines throughout the world and Pirelli Calendar in 2001 and 2006.
Spring 2012, campaigns Versace, Givenchy, and Salvatore Ferro and winter 2013 it was announced that she became the face of Chanel’s new make-up range, Les Beiges; a campaign taken by the photographer Mario Testino.
Gisele played in supporting roles, Taxi (2004) and The Devil Wears Prada (2006).
Gisele Bündchen is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme.
Bündchen donated $150,000 to Brazil’s Zero Hunger program and several other catastrophic disasters; however, most of all she is involved in environmental green work. Bündchen dedicates part of her website to green issues. In 2008, she launched her own green blog with the purpose aim of “reflecting on socio-environmental issues that we can do something about.” She has co- hosted the rain forest alliances annual gala (2009) to honor leaders in sustainability. The Japanese Red Cross Society special earthquakefound was donated $1.000.000 by Gisele Bündchen. More about Gisele and her charity work
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