Gal Gadot - Updated Feb 2024

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Petah Tikva, Israel
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Petah Tikva, Israel

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot is a popular model and actress from Israel. Gal Gadot is widely known for her role as Wonder Woman in the DC Extended Universe, including in Wonder Woman (2017) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).

Early Life and Education

Gal Gadot was born in Petah Tikva, Israel on 30th April 1985. Her full name is Gal Gadot-Varsano. She is 38 years old under the zodiac sign Taurus. Gadot holds Israeli nationality while her ethnicity is not mentioned.

Gal Gadot

Caption: Gal with her family source: Pinterest.

Regarding her family background, she is the daughter of Michael Gadot (Father) and Irit Gadot (Mother). Her father was an engineer, while her mother was a teacher by profession. She also has a sister, Dana Gadot.

Speaking of her educational background, She majored in biology in high school. Gadot attended the Reichman Law School and the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya after graduating from high school.

Gal Gadot – Net Worth 2024

Gal Gadot has earned a huge amount of money through her hard work and brilliance. Her estimated net worth as of 2023 is $30 million.

Gal Gadot has modeled for Gucci’s Bamboo perfume brand, Miss Sixty, and Huawei smartphones. She was the main model for the fashion label ‘Castro’ from 2008 to 2016. During this time, she appeared on the covers of several popular magazines, including Glamour, Bride Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Fashion, UMM, Cleo, Lucire, and FHM.

Career and Professional Life

Talking about her career, Gadot competed in the 2004 Miss Israel pageant when she was 18 years old. She was crowned Miss Universe and represented Israel at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant in Ecuador.

She joined the Israeli Defense Forces at the age of 20 and served for two years. Military training instilled in her a strong sense of self-discipline, which she credits as a valuable lesson in her future career path.

Gadot went into law after serving in the military. Justin Lin, a casting director, noticed her after her first year of law school. She was called for an audition to play Camille Montes, the Bond girl in “Quantum of Solace,” but Olga Kurylenko beat her out.

Lin proposed that Gadot play Gisele in the fourth installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise because he saw her potential and didn’t want to lose her. She made her television debut at the same time in the Israeli drama “Bubot.” Gal Gadot had a small part in the 2010 action-adventure movie “Knight and Day.” She previously portrayed Natanya, the love interest of Mark Wahlberg’s character in the movie “Date Night.”

Gadot reprised her role as Gisele in the fifth and sixth installments of the “Fast & Furious” franchise. She was cast as Wonder Woman in the 2016 movie “Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Her portrayal of a “superhero” was so impressive that her part in the movie came to be known as its best. Gadot delivered a flawless performance despite it being her first as a superhero.

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Caption: Gal in the film Wonder Woman Source: Los Angeles Times.

More about her career

She signed two sequels after the phenomenal success of “Batman vs. Superman,” including a solo “Wonder Woman,” and “Justice League” both of which were anticipated to come out in 2017. In preparation for the role, she has studied capoeira, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Kung Fu kickboxing, and swordplay.

Gadot took on small roles in 2016 in addition to her superhero series, including “Triple 9,” a crime thriller directed by John Hillcoat. She appeared in the film alongside Aaron Paul and the extremely talented Kate Winslet. She also co-starred with Isla Fisher and Jon Hamm in the comedy “Keeping Up with the Joneses,” where she played a secret agent, and the thriller “Criminal,” in which she played the wife of Ryan Reynolds’ character.

In addition to acting, Gadot works as a model. She participated in the Maxim photo shoot titled “Women of the Israeli Army” and appeared on the New York Post cover. She has overseen numerous international advertising campaigns for brands like Jaguar Cars, Gucci fragrances, Vine Vera skincare products, and Captain Morgan rum.

Awards and Achievements

Gadot won the Chinese American Film Festival Award for the Most Popular US Actress in China in 2016. Followers a year, she has earned numerous awards including the National Board of Review Awards, Women Film Critics Circle Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Golden Issue Awards, and Digital Spy Reader Awards.

Moreover, in 2018 she won the Jupiter Award for Best International Actress and Shorty Award for Best Actor. Further, Gadot won the Jay Entertainment Critics Awards, Jupiter Award, Kids’ Choice Awards, and Digital Spy Reader Awards in 2021.

Personal Life

Regarding her love life, Gadot is currently married to Israeli real estate developer Jaron “Yaron” Varsano. She began dating Yaron Varsano in 2006 after meeting through mutual friends. The duo tied the wedding knot in 2008 after dating for a long time. Together they were blessed with three daughters named Alma Varsano, Daniella Varsano, and Maya Varsano.

Gal Gadot

Caption: Gal with her husband Yaron Varsano source: Brides.

Body Measurements

Gal Gadot is very beautiful and attractive undoubtedly. She has a perfect height of about 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm/1.78 m) and weighs around 58 kg (128 lbs). In addition, Gadot has a light brown pair of beautiful eyes and dark brown hair color.

Gal Gadot – Social Media

She is active on her Instagram account @gal_gadot with 96.4 million followers. Moreover, she also has 3.6 million followers on Twitter and 18 million followers on Facebook.