Gal Gadot, is a famous Israeli actress, producer and also a model. At a very young age of 18, she won the title of Miss. Miss Israel 2004. She is not only a beautiful diva but a disciplined soldier as she was also a part of the Israel Defense Forces. Her interest in the modelling field was seen from her college days only while she was studying at IDC Herzliya college. The first International film in which she appeared was Fast & Furious in 2009 and subsequently, she played role in all the franchises of the film. Her role as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in DC Extended gave her world recognition. Her name was also included in the top 100 influencing people of the world and she was ranked twice as a highest paid actress.
Gal Gadot was born in Petah Tikva, Israel to Irit (née Weiss) and Michael Gadot. She has a younger sister named as Dana Gadot. She was brought up in the city of Rosh HaAyin. Her father was from sixth-generation Sabra and her grandparents were from 20th Century Europe. The actress mentioned that she was raised in a "very Jewish, Israeli family environment”. She loved to dance from a young age itself and this drive her to learn jazz and hip-hop. During her early days, she also did a babysitting job and worked at Burger King. She completed her graduation at Begin High School in Rosh HaAyin.
She took part in the Miss Israel competition just to have a fun experience but never thought she will win the title. She served two years as a combat fitness instructor in Israel Defense Forces and with this just at the age of 20, she began her service. She said that it was her background which helped her to do well with her character in Fast & Furious. Director Justin Lin knew that she was associated with the military and has knowledge about the weapons used so she was the first choice for him.
Gal Gadot was picked for the audition in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace. But, she lost the same and later she took an Israeli film project Bubot in the year 2008. A few months later, she auditioned for the role of Gisele Yashar in the movie Fast & Furious which was the fourth movie in the series of Fast & Furious movies.
Her hard work and passion can be seen in her number of movies and she took much training such as Kung Fu, kickboxing, capoeira and Brazilian jiu-jitsu to prepare her well for the role of Wonder Woman in the film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, 2016. In the same year, she appeared in a small role in crime-thriller Triple 9. The other movies in her bag were Criminal and Keeping Up with the Joneses. She went solo with her role as Wonder Woman in the film Justice League. She also appeared in a music video for Maroon 5's song "Girls Like You’. The next projects that are expected to release are Red Notice which is an action thriller movie and Death on the Nile.
Gal Gadot as Producer
Gal Gadot with her husband Yaron started a production Company, Pilot Wave in the year 2019. She co-produced Wonder Woman 1984 in which she herself was working in a lead role.
Personal life & other work
In 2008, Gal Gadot is married to Yaron "Jaron" Varsano who is an Israeli real estate developer. The couple has three kids. In the year 2020, she was the celebrity endorser for Smartwater which was earlier done by Jennifer Aniston for many years.
She has received so many awards for her performance in Wonder Woman including the National Board of Review Awards, Saturn Awards, Jupiter Award and many others.