Rising Star:  Gal Gadot, the Israeli actress, producer & model

By Ajit Das

July 14, 2023

Gal Gadot is an Israeli actress, producer, and model.

She gained fame for her portrayal of the DC universe superhero Wonder Woman.

Gadot was born and raised in Petaḥ Tiqwa, Israel.

She had an active childhood, playing sports and studying dance for 12 years.

After graduating from high school, she won the Miss Israel pageant in 2004.

Gadot served two years in the Israel Defense Forces as a combat fitness instructor.

She made her acting debut in the Israeli television series "Bubot" in 2007.

Gadot's breakthrough in Hollywood came with her role in "Fast & Furious" (2009) and its sequels.

She starred as Wonder Woman in several DC universe films, including her own standalone movie.

Gadot formed her own production company, Pilot Wave, with her husband in 2019, focusing on inspiring and compelling stories.