Gal Gadot is an outstanding Israeli actress cum model who rose to the spotlight through her top-notch acting prowess. The actress garnered huge fame through her roles in Box office thrillers such as Fast & Furious, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Triple 9, among others. Gal began her acting career in 2004 and landed her first major role when she portrayed Gisele in Fast & Furious in 2009. Prior to her acting career, Gal spent two years of her life serving in the Israeli military. Learn more about the Gal Gadot’s bio, net worth, family, and other interesting facts below.
Gal Gadot Bio
The charming actress Gal Gadot first came into this world on the 30th day of April 1985 and was born in Petah Tikva City of Isreal. She was raised by Israeli parents Michael and his wife Irit Gadot. Her father is an engineer while her mother works as a school teacher. Growing up, Gal spent her early years in Rosh HaAyin City, Israel along with her younger sister named Dana Gadot. She majored in biology during her high school days and was equally a good basketball player at the time.
During her teenage years, the actress did some menial jobs in order to support herself financially. When she was eighteen, Gal participated and won the Miss Israel beauty contest held in 2004. She also competed in the Miss Universe pageant in the same year. When she was twenty years old, Gal joined the Israeli military where she completed her two years of compulsory military service. While she was there, she served as a combat instructor from 2005 to 2007. Subsequently, she graduated from IDC Herzliya College where she got a degree in law and international relations.
Career and Rise to Prominence
Soon after she left the military, Gal Gadot ventured into modelling and started working with both local and international modelling agencies. Since her modelling career, Gal has appeared on the cover of international magazines such as Maxim, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Entertainment Weekly, and Bride Magazine, among others. She has also modelled for notable brands including Gucci, Captain Morgan, Miss Sixty, Castro, Jaguar, and much more.
Following her undeniable passion for acting, Gal Gadot also pursued a career in acting; hence, making her first film appearance in an Israeli movie titled Bubot in 2007. After that, she landed her first major role in Justin Lin’s Fast & Furious in 2009. Starring alongside top movies stars such as Vin Diesel and Paul Walker was able to catapult Gal into the limelight. Her impressive role as Gisele Yashar in Fast & Furious was also reprised in its sequels Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, and Furious 7.
The talented actress has also played remarkable roles in other movies including Wonder Woman, Justice League, Triple 9, Bartman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Date Night, etc. Additionally, Gal made the 2018 Time Magazine’s list of 100 Most Influential People in the World. She has equally recorded eight different awards in her name.
Net Worth: How Much is Gal Gaddot Worth?
The amazing Israeli movie star Gal Gadot has starred in lots of commercially successful movies and has accumulated huge wealth for herself. Her net worth has consistently been on the increase since the inception of her career to date. The actress has a whopping net worth of $10 million. She reportedly earned $300 thousand for her role in the 2017 movie Wonder Woman. Asides from movies, she also earns from modelling, endorsements, and other business endeavours.
Gal Gadot’s Family: Husband – Yaron Varsano and Children
In addition to Gal Gadot’s blossoming career, the actress has got an amazing family. Gal is happily married to a man named Yaron Varsano. Yaron is a Dutch-Israeli real estate guru and successful businessman. He was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on the 23rd day of June 1975. He completed his basic education in Amsterdam before attending New York Institute of Technology.
After his education, Yaron moved back to the Tel Aviv City of Israel where he started an investment company with his brother. Through their company, Yaron has embarked on several projects and has equally acquired properties in Israel and the USA. Notably, they are the owners of the Tel Aviv’s Varsano Hotel which was later sold to the Russian businessman Roman Abramovich in 2015 (for $26 million).
The couple met each other several years ago while attending a yoga party organized by their mutual friend in 2006. Shortly after that, they kicked off their romantic relationship and two years later, Yaron popped the big question…Guess what? She said yes. The amazing couple walked down the aisle in 2008. They both have two lovely daughters named Alma and Maya Varano. They welcomed their first daughter Alma in November 2011 and six years later, her sister Maya was born in March 2017. The couple has continued to live happily ever after and the word divorce doesn’t seem to exist in their dictionary.