Who Is Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen? Sister of Gisele Bündchen

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Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen is the sister of Gisele Bündchen, a Brazilian model. Since 2001, she has been one of the highest-paid models in the world. She was listed as the 89th-most-powerful woman in the World by Forbes, in 2014. While Gisele has made a name for herself in the fashion industry, Rafaela has also had her own successful career albeit in a different field. She also work together on Gisele’s lingerie company called Intimates, founded in 2011.

Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen Biography and Age

Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen age is 40 years old, as of 2023. Her parents are Vania and Valdir Bundchen. She recently celebrated her mother’s birthday, “Feliz aniversário mãezinha! Sou eternamente grata por tudo que tu fizeste e fazes por nós. Obrigada por sempre nos amar, nos inspirar e nos ensinar tanto. Obrigada pela vida! Te amo muito! ❤ Happy birthday Mom! I am forever grateful for all that you have done and continue to do for us. Thank you for always loving, inspiring and teaching us. Thank you for giving me life! Love you so much!”

She grew up in Três de Maio, Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. She shared a sweet photo to Instagram where she was hugging her sister on Gisele’s birthday. She wrote,

“Today separated physically, but always connected at heart. I miss you so much. I wish you all the love and happiness in the world! I love you!”

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In the party, she wars a semi sheer white dress with her hair down as she has both arms around her sister, who is clad in a lovely yellow and white floral print summer dress with her hair down as well.

Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen Wiki

Real NameRafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen
Age40 years old (As of 2023)
Height5 feet 7 inches
SistersGisele, Graziela, Gabriela,
Rafaela and Patrícia
MotherVania Nonnenmacher
FatherValdir Bündchen

Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen Family

Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen was born to Vânia (née Nonnenmacher), a bank clerk pensioner, and Valdir Bündchen, a sociologist and writer. Her grandfather, Walter Bündchen, once served as mayor of Horizontina. She grew up with five sisters, Raquel, Graziela, Gabriela, Rafaela and her fraternal twin, Patrícia.

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The family was Catholic. Although her parents speak German and Bündchen learned German in school, she no longer speaks the language. Besides her native Portuguese, she speaks English, Italian, Spanish, and some French.

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Some Facts About Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen

  • Rafaela Nonnenmacher Bündchen’s sister, Gisele Caroline Bündchen was placed second in a national contest, Elite Model Look.
  • She was rejected 42 times in London in 1997.
  • She appeared on a group U.S. Vogue cover, with Daria Werbowy, Natalia Vodianova, Isabeli Fontana, Karolina Kurkova, Liya Kebede, in 2004.
  • She became the face of Chanel’s make-up line, Les Beiges. The campaign was photographed by Mario Testino, in 2013.


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