However his wife, top supermodel Gisele Bündchen has been doing extremely well. First, she still looks great at age 34, having appeared on the cover of Vogue Brasil. She appears nude, naked, and bare, and besides that, she doesn't have any clothes on.
|Gisele Bunchen on Vogue Brasil Magazine|
But just as important, the stocks of companies that she is connected with have outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average for many years.
Based on the stock index created from companies that Gisele has some connection to, the Gisele Stock Index significantly outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2007. The Gisele Index was up 93.8%, versus 43.2% for the Dow.
The following graph shows the returns for Gisele and the Dow for the last seven years:
Returns over the years:
Jan 2007 to May 2015 Gisele: 93.8%, Dow: 43.2%
Jan 2008 to May 2015 Gisele: 79.3%, Dow: 42.8%
Jan 2009 to May 2015 Gisele: 126.1%, Dow: 125.8%
Jan 2010 to May 2015 Gisele: 97.2%, Dow: 79.5%
The Gisele Stocks
According to the list of Gisele stocks at WallStreetNewsNetwork.com, most of the stocks in her index pay dividends. The stocks in the Gisele index include:
Volkswagon (VLKAY) She was the spokesperson for the Volkswagon TV commercials
Ralph Lauren Corp. (RL) Advertising campaign face for Ralph Lauren
Telefonica Brasil (VIV) Celebrity endorsement - largest mobile phone service provider in Brazil and in South America
Procter & Gamble (PG) Celebrity endorsement, increased Pantene's sales in Brazil by 40%
Disney (DIS) Celebrity endorsement - appeared in the 'Year of a Million Dreams' celebration photoshoot
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMUY) Campaign for Givenchy
For a free list of stocks in the Gisele Stock Index, along with some financial information relating to the price earning ratios and yields, and the connection to Gisele, go to WallStreetNewsNetwork.com.
Other Celebrity Stock Indexes
Other celebrity stock indexes you may be interested in include the Heidi Klum Stock Index, the Eva Longoria Stock Index, the Angelina Jolie Stock Index, the Jessica Alba Stock Index, the Nicole Kidman Stock Index, and the Supermodels Stock Indices.
Russell James Collector's Edition with Gisele Bundchen photoprint
The Gisele Index is a price-weighted index, similar to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. It includes reinvested dividends.
Disclosure: Author owned DIS at the time the article was written. No celebrity endorsement expressed or implied.