She thanked friends, family and fans who helped her celebrate her 40th birthday with a gift to Mother Nature – after the Brazilian beauty asked her 16.1million followers to help her plant 40,000 trees in honor of her special day over the weekend.
And one day later, Gisele Bundchen rang in her mom Vania Nonnenmacher’s 72nd birthday.
The supermodel shared a stunning image of the two of them, and wrote a sweet caption celebrating her mother.
Gisele wrote in both Portuguese and English: ‘Happy birthday to a real wonder woman! The most courageous, strong, independent and hard working woman I know.’
She continued: ‘Mom, you have a heart of gold and I am forever grateful for everything you did and continue to do for us.’
Adding: ‘Thank you for always teaching us so much. I love you!’
Last year, Gisele shared a side-by-side snap of her and her mom while they were both in their twenties.
Lookalikes: Last year, Gisele shared a side-by-side snap of her and her mom while they were both in their twenties
She had asked her followers: ‘Mom and I when we were young. Do you think we look alike?’
On Wednesday, Gisele thanked everyone who planted trees in honor of her 40th birthday.
The runway beauty was overwhelmed by the response, taking to Instagram to tell everyone who pitched in: ‘Nature also thanks you all!’
Mother Nature! One day prior, Gisele thanked all the friends, family and fans who helped her donate 40,000 trees in honor of her 40th birthday
‘I want to thank each and every one of you for all the sweet calls, messages, and tree donations for my birthday!,’ Gisele wrote along with a beautiful photo of her in the middle of nature.
‘It was really special and emotional. I am so touched!’ she went on. ‘I have no words to express how blessed I feel to have so much love in my life, and support from so many people.
The wife of Tom Brady spoke on behalf of Earth, telling everyone: ‘Nature also thanks you all!!! If we all give Mother Earth a little help, she will be able to regenerate, flourish again and continue giving us everything we need to thrive.’
Gratitude: ‘I want to thank each and every one of you for all the sweet calls, messages, and tree donations for my birthday!,’ Gisele wrote
Natural beauty: ‘Nature also thanks you all!!! If we all give Mother Earth a little help, she will be able to regenerate, flourish again and continue giving us everything we need to thrive’ she wrote
Gisele’s husband Tom shared a sweet family portrait on Monday to wish his wife a happy birthday.
The beauty and her two kids looked sunkissed as they posed outdoors.
‘Happy 40th Birthday @gisele “You are the sunshine of my life That’s why I’ll always be around You are the apple of my eye Forever you’ll stay in my heart” ❤️❤️’ he wrote, using lyrics from the 1972 Stevie Wonder song.
Gisele also celebrated the milestone occasion by sharing a slew of throwback snaps with her fraternal twin sister Patricia.
Loving note: Tom Brady shared a sweet family portrait on Monday to wish Gisele a happy birthday. The beauty and her two kids looked sunkissed as they posed outdoors
So close: Here Gisele and Tom are seen with their two kids as well as the son he had with his ex Bridget Moynahan
Family affair: Tom recorded a sweet birthday message for his wife
Squad goals: He was also joined by seven-year-old daughter Vivian and ten-year-old son Benjamin
Sister act: Gisele celebrated the special occasion by sharing a slew of throwback snaps with her fraternal twin sister Patricia
Aww: She posted a sweet snap of themselves as young girls with their dolls
‘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!’ she wrote in the lengthy caption.
‘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!!!’
The good old days! Gisele pulled her sister in close as they shared a car ride
‘My heart is so full!’: Gisele gushed about turning 40 in the lengthy tribute
BFFs! Gisele wrote in the caption, ‘How lucky I was to be born with my twin and best friend!’
Double trouble: The women wore flowing dresses as they shared a horse ride