Gisele originally wanted to be a professional volleyball
She has a tattoo of a star on the inside of her left
wrist. She got it after her first night in New York, when she couldn't
find a star in the sky to help her pray.
She speaks Portuguese.
She has five sisters: Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela,
Rafaela and Patrícia her twin.
Her sisters are all aspiring models.
She has a belly-button ring and breast implants.
She lives in Los Angeles with Leonardo DiCaprio, has
a loft in Manhattan's celeb-studded TriBeCa neighbourhood and a
country house near Woodstock, NY.
She is known for being the biggest, new supermodel.
Her income was $5 million U.S. in 1999 and $8 million
In 2000 for runway shows, Gisele commanded between
$7,000. and $15,000 per hour.
She was paid $15,000 by Tommy Hilfiger to make two
turns on his catwalk.
Photographer David Sims featured Gisele in her advertising
debut with BALENCIAGA.
In 2003, the gorgeous Brazilian made $10 million.
Gisele has a contract with Victoria's Secret that
will make her $30 million between 2004 and 2008.
Her current runway rate is $100,000 a time [In 2005].
Gisele has a Yorkshire Terrier, named Vida.
She has her own line of casual footwear.
"You know, I'm a normal person in a business
that's not so normal."