Celebrity Gisele Bündchen Says She's Celebrating a "New Chapter" on Her 40th Birthday "Today Pati and I get to celebrate four decades of being alive on this amazing planet!" By Alyssa Hardy Alyssa Hardy Instagram Twitter Alyssa Hardy is a fashion and culture writer living in New York City. She was formerly the Fashion News Editor at Teen Vogue and the Senior News Editor at InStyle. She recently launched a newsletter titled "This Stuff," which publishes twice weekly. In each edition, readers find timely commentary on news stories and current events in fashion, along with personal essays and musings on trends and celebrity style, featuring personal anecdotes from Alyssa's life as a fashion insider.Alyssa is a staunch advocate for garment workers' rights, and has a deep passion for educating others about fashion's environmental impact — tones that can be felt throughout 'This Stuff.' Her work has been featured in InStyle, Vogue, NYLON, Refinery29, TeenVogue, Ladygunn, Fashionista, and Allure. She is currently working on her debut book, a non-fiction exploration of ethics in fashion titled 'Worn Out.' InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on July 20, 2020 @ 02:09PM Pin Share Tweet Email Gisele Bündchen posted a sweet message to her twin sister for the pair's 40th birthday on Monday. "Today Pati and I get to celebrate four decades of being alive on this amazing planet! How lucky I was to be born with my twin and best friend!" the supermodel wrote in the post. She continued, "I am so grateful for all the people who have been a part of my journey. My husband, my family (especially my loving children!), my friends and so many others who I never got to meet but who have supported me through all these years. I’m grateful for every experience that has helped shape who I am today. My heart is so full! I am looking forward to this new chapter of my life, where I get to use the tools I’ve acquired these past 40 years in service of helping make this world a better place. Life is truly the biggest gift!!!" Meanwhile, Supermodels Are in Bikinis on Beaches In an earlier post, the Bündchen explained that she was going to celebrate her 40th birthday by planting 40,000 trees. She also said she asked friends and family to also plant a tree to help save the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. "I've already talked to my family and my friends—and they will all turn their gifts into trees. That way, we can all help give something back to our planet," she explained. Of course, Bundchen has a lot to celebrate on her 40th birthday. Not only is she 0ne of the most successful supermodels of all time, she and her husband Tom Brady are rumored to be moving soon because of Brady's new contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.