17 Interesting Facts You Probably Don't Know About Gal Gadot
The real-life Wonder Woman.
Gal Gadot was born on April 30, 1985 in Israel.
One of Gal's very first jobs? Working at her local Burger King.
When the actor was 18, she won the title of Miss Israel 2004.
At age 20, Gal served in the Israeli Defense Force for two years as a combat trainer.
Before starting her successful acting career, Gal pursued studies in law and international relations.
She originally met her husband, Yaron Varsano, at an Israeli desert party. The couple then tied the knot in 2008.
Gal and Yaron are the proud parents of two daughters named Alma and Maya.
She actually auditioned to be a Bond girl in 2008's Quantum of Solace but ultimately lost the gig to Olga Kurylenko.
Gal landed her first major film role as Gisele in 2009's Fast & Furious.
While filming 2017's Wonder Woman, she was pregnant with her second child, Maya.
Growing up, Gal's mom, Irit, worked as a teacher while her dad, Michael, was an engineer.
She performed most of her own stunts while appearing in the Fast & Furious franchise.
Gadot previously co-owned a Tel Aviv hotel with her husband called the Varsano. They ultimately sold the property in 2015 to billionaire Roman Abramovich for $26 million.
She appeared in an episode of Entourage in 2009.
She lended her voice talents to 2018's Ralph Break the Internet with her role as Shank. This was one of her first major animated movies.
She made a cameo in Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" music video.
Finally, according to Forbes, she was one of the highest paid actresses in 2020. She earned more than $30 million.
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