Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress and model. At age 18, she was crowned Miss Israel 2004. She then served two years in the Israel Defense Forces as a combat instructor and began studying law and international relations at IDC Herzliya college while building up her modeling and acting careers. Gadot’s first international film role came as Gisele Yashar in Fast & Furious, a role she repriced in subsequent installments of the film franchise.

She went on to earn worldwide fame for portraying Wonder Woman in the DC Extended Universe, beginning with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, followed by the solo film Wonder Woman and the ensemble  Justice League. In 2018, Gadot was included on Times annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Birth Name

Gal Gadot

Nickname

Gal

Profession

Actress, Fashion Model

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Gal Gadot was born on April 30, 1985 in Petah Tikva, Israel.

Age

She is currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Taurus

Nationality

Israeli

Ethnicity

White

She has ¼ Austrian, ¼ Czech, ¼ Polish, and ¼ German ancestry.

Religion

Judaism

Education

Gal has studied law and political science at IDC Herzliya College. She majored in biology in high school.

Family Details

  • Father – Michael Gadot (Engineer)
  • Mother – Irit (née Weiss) (Gymnastics Teacher)
  • Siblings – Dana (Younger Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Gal Gadot dated –

  • Yaron Varsano – During the filming of Fast & Furious, she married her Israeli businessman boyfriend, Yaron Varsano on September 28, 2008. The couple had a hotel in Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv which was sold to a Russian businessman, Roman Abramovich for $26 million in April 2015. The couple welcomed their first girl named, Alma Varsano in November 2011 and second daughter, Maya Varsano in March 2017.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-23-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 23 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Dress Size

Her dress size is 3 (US).

Shoe Size

She wears a size 9 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

Playing Gisele Yashar in the Fast & Furious film series and as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman in the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Wonder Woman (2017).

Film Debut

She debuted with 2009 action film Fast & Furious for her role as Gisele Yashar.

Television Debut

In 2007, Gal appeared in Israeli series Bubot for her role as Miriam “Merry” Elkayam.

Brand Endorsements

She was made the face of Gucci’s Bamboo perfume in 2015. She has also appeared in commercials for Vine Vera skin care cream, Castro London, Jaguar Cars, Captain Morgan rum, and others.

Distinctive Features

  • Great height
  • Deep voice

Awards & Nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated WorkResult
2016Chinese American Film FestivalMost Popular US Actress in ChinaBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeWon
Critics’ Choice AwardsBest Actress in an Action MovieBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: Breakout StarBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeNominated
Choice Movie: Scene StealerBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeNominated
Women Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Female Action HeroBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeNominated
2017Detroit Film Critics SocietyBreakthroughWonder WomanNominated
National Board of Review AwardsSpotlight AwardWonder WomanWon
North Texas Film Critics AssociationBest ActressWonder WomanNominated
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Liplock (shared with Chris Pine)Wonder WomanNominated
Choice Movie: Action ActressWonder WomanWon
Wonder WomanNominated
Choice Movie: Comedy ActressKeeping Up with the JonesesNominated
Choice Movie: Ship (shared with Chris Pine)Wonder WomanNominated
2018Critics’ Choice Awards#SeeHer AwardN/AWon
MTV Movie & TV AwardsBest Fight (Wonder Woman vs German soldiers)Wonder WomanWon
Wonder WomanNominated
Palm Springs International Film FestivalRising Star Award – ActressWonder WomanWon
Santa Barbara Film FestivalVirtuosos AwardWonder WomanWon
Saturn AwardsBest ActressWonder WomanWon
Teen Choice AwardsChoice Movie Actress: ActionJustice LeagueNominated

Gal Gadot Favorite

  • Favorite Israeli Beauty Products – Ahava (dead sea body care), Diva (mascara)
  • Favorite Color – Red

Gal Gadot Net Worth

Gal Gadot’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $10 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gal Gadot

  • Gal has a 2006 black Ducati Monster-S2R motorcycle as she likes riding bikes.
  • She was the winner of beauty pageant Miss Israel 2004, but couldn’t win Miss Universe 2004.
  • She served as a dancer for 12 years.
  • Her first name Gal means “wave” in Hebrew. Whereas, her last name means “shores” or “riverbanks.”
  • Gal has worked as an enlisted soldier in the Israel Defense Forces for 2 years. At that time, she was also working as a model (as she was 20).
  • Her earlier jobs include babysitting and she also worked at Burger King which she did as a teenager.
  • In 2010, she had small roles in the action-comedy Date Night and the action-adventure comedy Knight and Day.
  • In 2013, she was earning more money (annual modeling salary) than other Israeli models such as Esti Ginzburg, Shlomit Malka, and Liraz Dror. Though, Gal was way behind Bar Refaeli.
  • Gal was first considered to play Bond girl Camille Montes in the 2008 film Quantum of Solace, but finally, Olga Kurylenko was cast. Later, to play Wonder Woman, both Olga Kurylenko and Gal were considered again. This time Gal beat her and as well all know, Gal was cast instead.
  • Gal became the first non-American to play Wonder Woman in a film when she appeared in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016.
  • She was also offered to play Faora in Man of Steel (2013), but due to pregnancy, she had to turn down the role.
  • In 2014, Gadot was one of two Israeli actresses, along with Odeya Rush, listed as an upcoming leading lady by InStyle magazine.
  • In 2017, Gadot starred in a solo film for her character, Wonder Woman. She reprised the role in the ensemble film Justice League, which was released in November 2017, and was her third DC Extended Universe installment.
  • In 2018, Gadot was included on Times annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
  • Visit her official website @ galgadot.com.
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