Born to play the role of Wonder Woman, Gal Gadot proves that women can be fierce and loyal, as well as empathetic, in director Patty Jenkins’ epic, satisfying origin story.
However, who is really Gal Gadot? And what do we know about her?
As curious as you, we are determined to find out and these are 8 Interesting Facts About Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot:
1. She Won Miss Israel 2004
At 18 years old, Gadot won the 2004 Miss Israel beauty pageant and proceeded to compete in Miss Universe 2004 which was held in Ecuador.
2. She Served In Israel Defence Forces for Two Years
Gadot was an enlisted soldier which during her time in the army, she mentioned that she learned a lot of discipline and respect.
3. She Landed Her First Movie Role in Fast & Furious
Since Gadot has military background, she was picked by Fast & Furious director to star in the role of Gisele to use her knowledge of weapons.
4. She Did Her Own Stunts
Yes. You didn’t hear wrongly. Gadot performed her own stunts in the Fast & Furious films
5. She Met Her Husband In The Desert
Gadot married Israeli real estate developer Yaron Versano where she met at a desert party in Israeli.
6. She is Now Mother of Two
Gadot has two daughters from her marriage with her husband, Yaron Versano. Amazing!
7. She Didn’t Know She Is Auditioning for Wonder Woman
Gadot was kept in the dark during most of the audition process and got the shock of a lifetime when she found out she would be playing Wonder Woman
8. She Filmed Wonder Woman while 5 Months Pregnant With Her Second Child
Gadot filmed reshoots for Woman Women last November while having her second child. Later on, she mentioned that the costume crew had to replace the middle of the outfit with bright green cloth so that post production can do wonders!