The world's biggest model for 2015 is Brazilian Gisele Bundchen who made $44 million with lucrative endorsement contracts with luxury brands such as Chanel, Balenciaga, Carolina Herrera and Emilio Pucci, according to Forbes. She also has her own line of lingerie and designs sandals for Brazilian brand Grendene.Continue Reading
Bundchen first achieved modeling fame in 1997 by modeling for Alexander McQueen, who nicknamed her "the Body." She soon modeled for other fashion designers, such as Dolce and Gabbana, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, and graced the covers of fashion magazines Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire and Allure. She was a Victoria's Secret angel from 2000 to 2007.
Bundchen also ventured into acting, appearing in supporting roles in films such as "Taxi," in 2004, and "The Devil Wears Prada," in 2006. As of September 2015, she is married to Tom Brady, quarterback of the New England Patriots, and they have two children together.Learn more about Art & Literature