Gal Gadot (aka Gal Gadot-Varsano; /ˈɡɑːl ɡɑːˈdɒt/ GAH-l GAH-do-T; Hebrew: גל גדות; born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. Gadot won Miss Israel 2004, before serving in the Israel Defence Forces. She played Gisele Yashar in the 2009 movie Fast and Furious. Gadot also played Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice in 2016. She appeared in the solo movie Wonder Woman (2017) and again as Wonder Woman in Justice League (2017).
|Years active||2004 - present|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
Jaron Varsano (m. 2008)
|Children||Alma, Maya, Daniella|
In 2013, she was ranked as the second highest earning fashion model in Israel. She is the face of Gucci's Bamboo perfume.
In 2019, Gadot formed her production company Pilot Wave, alongside her husband Yaron Varsano. Since the formation of the company, a number of projects have been announced, including a number of biographical films about important female historical figures, including Irena Sendler, Hedy Lamarr and Cleopatra.
Gadot was born in Petah Tikva, Israel to Jewish parents and grew up in Rosh HaAyin, Israel. In Hebrew, her first name means "wave". Her last name means "riverbanks". Her parents were born in Israel. Her father Michael Gadot is an engineer. Her mother Irit (née Weiss) is a teacher. Gadot's maternal grandfather Abraham Weiss was a Holocaust survivor from Czechoslovakia. She is descended from Ashkenazi Jews, with ancestry from the Levant and Southern Europe. Her father's family comprising of Palestinian Jews. As a child, Gadot required speech therapy due to a speech disorder. She was a skilled ballet, hip-hop and modern jazz dancer growing up, as well as a volleyball and tennis player. She was a member of her high school's basketball team. Gadot's first job was at Burger King.
From the age of 20, Gadot served for two years as a soldier of the Israel Defense Forces. She did well in the three-month training. Gadot says of her time in the army, "You give two or three years, and it's not about you. You give your freedom away for a while. You learn discipline and respect".
|2009||Fast & Furious||Gisele Yashar|
|2010||Knight and Day||Naomi|
|2011||Fast Five||Gisele Yashar|
|2013||Fast & Furious 6||Gisele Yashar|
|2014||Kicking Out Shoshana||Mirit Ben Harush|
|2015||Furious 7||Gisele Yashar|
|2016||Triple 9||Elena Vlaslov|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2016||Keeping Up with the Joneses||Natalie Jones|
|2017||Wonder Woman||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2017||Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2018||Ralph Breaks the Internet||Shank||Voice|
|2019||Between Two Ferns: The Movie||Gal Gadot|
|2020||Wonder Woman 1984||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2021||Zack Snyder's Justice League||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2021||Red Notice||The Bishop|
|2022||Death on the Nile||Linnet Ridgeway|
|2023||Shazam! Fury of the Gods||Diana Prince / Wonder Woman|
|2023||Heart of Stone||Rachel Stone|
|2007||Bubot||Miriam "Merry" Elkayam||Series|
|2009||Entourage||Lisa||Episode: "Amongst Friends"|
|2009||The Beautiful Life||Olivia||3 episodes|
|2017||Saturday Night Live||Herself / Host||Episode: "Gal Gadot/Sam Smith"|
- ↑ Jimmy Kimmel Live (16 March 2016). "Gal Gadot Asks Jimmy Kimmel About Her Breasts". Retrieved 2 August 2016 – via YouTube.
- ↑ "Gal Gadot". AllMovie.com. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- ↑ "Gal Gadot cast as Wonder Woman: Comics world reacts on Twitter". latimes.com. 5 December 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- ↑ הדוגמניות המרוויחות ביותר בישראל Archived 2015-06-09 at the Wayback Machine Forbes Israel, June 2013
- ↑ Romeyn, Kathryn (9 July 2015). "Wonder Woman Gal Gadot is the Face of Gucci's New Fragrance". The Hollywood Reporter.
- ↑ "Chatting With 'Fast Five' Star Gal Gadot". forward.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
- ↑ "Chatting With 'Fast Five' Star Gal Gadot". forward.com. Archived from the original on 7 January 2019. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
- ↑ Halutz, Avshalom (6 December 2013). "Who Is Gal Gadot, Hollywood's Next Wonder Woman?" – via Haaretz.
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 Gal Gadot Is Wonder Woman: "She Is Not Relying on a Man, and She's Not There Because of a Love Story" By Glamour.com
- ↑ "סופר־גירל". ynet (in Hebrew). 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-08-02.