It’s been 10 years since Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady tied the knot. With only their parents in attendance, the couple was quietly married in a small civil ceremony in Santa Monica, CA, on February 26, 2009. And to celebrate this milestone anniversary, they shared some never-before-seen photos from their private wedding on social media.
Bündchen, posting a photo of her and Brady holding hands at the altar, wrote: “I can’t believe it’s already been 10 years since we’ve chosen to walk this life together… and what incredible 10 years we’ve had! There is nothing that I love more in this world than you and our family. Thank you for being on this journey with me and for doing the work that it takes to make it so special. May we continue growing together, walking side by side supporting and loving one another for many many years to come. Te amo tanto.”
Like most couples, their first 10 years of marriage didn’t come without challenges. Brady, who just won his sixth Super Bowl with the New England Patriots, recently admitted that admitted that his focus on football takes its toll on his home life. Meanwhile, Bündchen is a successful supermodel – in fact, one of the highest paid models in the world – who has an equally demanding schedule. To make things work, they say it's all about finding balance between work, marriage, and kids. Bündchen and Brady have two children together: Benjamin Rein, 9, and Vivian Lake, 6. Brady has one child, Jack, 11, from his previous relationship with Bridget Moynahan.
“Ten years ago, I didn’t realize how much I could love you and the family we created together. My heart is so full and I am so blessed! I know our journey has not been easy, but the challenges we have overcome have made our bond stronger and our love grow deeper,” Brady wrote, alongside a photo that appears to be their first kiss. “Thank you for loving me, for supporting my dreams, and for nurturing our family in the way that only you could,” Brady continued. “You are my rock, my love and my light! I love you and I love our family!”