Woman of the Week: Gisele Bundchen

The Brazilian beauty earned $47 million last year, making her the world’s top-earning model.

EDGAR staff August 20, 2014

Normally, we'd like to think that being named EDGAR's W.O.W would be the lady in question's highlight of her week. But in this instance we must admit, our accolade may take second place.

Gisele Bundchen was yesterday named the world's top-earning model, for no less than the eighth year in a row.

The Brazilian beauty earned $47 million - AED 173 million - before tax in the past 12 months, obliterating her nearest competition in the shapes of Doutzen Kroes and Adriana Lima, who earned $8 million each.

What is really staggering though is the figure means Bundchen is the main breadwinner for one of the hottest and richest celebrity couples in the world; her husband Tom Brady - quarterback for the NFL team New England Patriots - earned only $31.3 million last year.

So hats off to you, Gisele. There is quite literally no (famous) woman more deserving in the world right now to be our Woman of the Week. gisele4 gisele7 Gisele5 gisele6 Gisele2 Gisele3