There are only a handful of young ladies who could easily display great gifts and talents as the popular Israeli figure, Gal Gadot. Little wonder she is now famous as the “wonder woman”. She has indeed accomplished a lot as an actress, a model, martial artist, and as a singer.
Gadot possesses such a great deal of talents as an actress, model, and producer. Interestingly, she has gotten used to them so well to the extent that she could effortlessly fit into anyone she called for. The famous “Princess Diana” as some of her Wonder Woman fans would call her, has also appeared in a good number of quality films which has, in turn, earned her so many awards and fortune she currently enjoys. They include The Fast and The Furious and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Gal’s beauty and skills, helped her win the Miss Israel beauty contest in 2004. There are a lot more you should know about this Israeli citizen whose rise to fame in Hollywood came as a shock to those who had heard little or nothing about her.
Gal Gadot Biography (Age)
Gal Gadot, also known as Gal Gadot Varsano was born on April 30, 1985, in the city of Petah Tikva, Israel. She was raised by her Israeli parents – Michael Gadot who is an engineer by profession, and Rit (née Weiss), a teacher by profession.
During her High School days, Gadot majored in biology and participated in basketball games. She also studied law and international relations at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya. After her studies at the college, Gadot served her two years mandatory service in the Israel Defense Forces where she was enlisted as a combat instructor. There, she learned about discipline and respect. She also gained knowledge of how to handle weapons which helped her in her role in the American franchise The Fast and The Furious.
As a teenager, Gadot was extremely beautiful and had an amazing height in such a way that she could easily be spotted out in the crowd. Taking advantage of that, along with other reasons, she joined various beauty contest and eventually emerged as the county’s beauty queen in 2004.
As a model, she modeled for companies like the Gucci fragrances and Vine Vera skincare ranges, Huawei smartphones, Miss Sixty, Jaguar Cars, Captain Morgan rum, and has been featured as a Covergirl for famous magazines like Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, Bride Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and FHM.
Gadot began her acting career in 2007 with the TV series Bride Magazine. She also starred in the 2008 film Bubot and a few months later, she was cast as Gisele Yashar in Fast & Furious. Other films Gal Gadot has also been a part of include Knight and Day, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League and the 2018 3D Animated comedy, Ralph Breaks the Internet. She is worth up to $10 Million, thanks to her huge annual earnings and performance bonuses.
Her Family and Ethnicity
Gadot is an Israeli citizen. Her name Gal means ‘Wave’ while Gadot means ‘Riverbanks’, in Hebrew. Her parents were also born in Israel and prior to Gal’s birth, they decided to Hebraize their surname from “Greenstein” to “Gadot”. Gal Gadot was raised in a Jewish family. Her ancestry is Austrian-Jewish, Polish-Jewish, German-Jewish, and Czech-Jewish. She has a younger sister whose name is Dana.
Her Husband and Children
Gadot married her longtime boyfriend, Yaron Varsano, in 2008. According to reports, the two dated for some years before agreeing to tie the knot on September 28, 2008.
Yaron Varsano is an Israel businessman and a real estate developer. In 2015, the couple sold off their luxury hotel in the district of NeveTzedek in Tel Aviv. The property was sold to a Russian-Israeli businessman, Roman Abramovic for $26 million. The two are also blessed with two daughters, their first child, Alma was born in 2011 while their second, Maya came in March 2017.
Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Gal Gadot has an enviable body with an amazing height of 178 cm (5ft 10 inches). Her slim body also weighs 59 kg (130 pounds).
While playing a role in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Gadot was assigned a trainer, Mark Twight who would see to it that she gain a little weight. This became necessary after her small physique was criticized as too thin for the role she was playing in the Fast & Furious franchise.
The actress/model’s breast, waist, and hip measurement are 34-23-34 in. Her hair color is dark brown and the color of her eyes is brown.