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Gisele Bundchen celebrates 34th birthday with twin sister
Gisele Bundchen celebrated her 34th birthday with her twin sister Patricia on Sunday.
The supermodel took to her Instagram account to share a snap of the sisters blowing out candles on a cake covered in yellow flowers.
"Thank you to everyone for the love and birthday wishes. I feel so blessed. #grateful," she captioned the snap.
Gisele and her twin sister Patricia blow out their birthday candles
Gisele is ringing in her 34th year in a tropical location. A few days before, the star showed off her incredible physique with a handstand snap on the beach. "Finally on vacation!" she wrote alongside the shot.
It's been a hugely successful year for the model, who reportedly earned a staggering $47million (approx. £27.5million) over the past 12 months, which works out as around £75,000 per day.
Gisele has been the world's highest-paid supermodel for seven years, but 2013 was the most financially successful in the Brazil-born star's two-decade long career.
Gisele celebrated the start of her holiday with a handstand snap
Her earnings are thanks to lucrative contracts with high-profile fashion brands including H&M, Chanel, Carolina Herrera and Louis Vuitton.
Since the reportings were released, Gisele signed another two covetable contracts, with Emilio Pucci and Balenciaga.
The mum-of-two also lends her face – and body – to several Brazilian brands and companies.
She also has collections of her own – she has a line of sandals with Grendene, a synthetic footwear brand, and recently joined forces with lingerie brand Hope to create a collection.
The range was so successful that Hope is now using Gisele's name to create a network of stores in Brazil that will exclusively sell pieces designed by the model.
"Gisele is our best brand today", Fabio Figueiredo, Hope’s director of expansion, told Bloomberg. "We still have lots of room for growth in Brazil, but we have to think strategically where we want to grow and we want to be a global brand."
Gisele recently opened up about the estimated earnings reported in Forbes magazine, claiming that it may not all be as it seems.
"It's sad, because the people who write these things don't have my bank account details," she said earlier this year.
"I do OK, I earn plenty, but not as much as they say. I've already been audited by the IRS because of this list and, truthfully, whether I'm on this list or not doesn't interest me."
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