Gal Gadot is a trained combat instructor and served two years in the Israeli military.
Gadot won the title of Miss Israel at the age of 18 and went on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant.
Gadot almost played a role in the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace," but lost the part to Olga Kurylenko.
Gadot studied law and international relations at IDC Herzliya college in Israel before pursuing her career in acting and modeling.
Gadot has a passion for motorcycles and even owns a black 2006 Ducati Monster-S2R.
Gadot played basketball at a competitive level in high school and was named the "Miss Basketball" title by the Israeli Basketball Association.
Gadot is the first Israeli actress to play the role of Wonder Woman in a major Hollywood production.
Gadot performed many of her own stunts in the "Fast & Furious" films, and also underwent extensive physical training for her role as Wonder Woman.
Gadot's husband, Yaron Varsano, is a successful Israeli real estate developer and they co-own a hotel in Tel Aviv.
Gadot is fluent in Hebrew, English, and Spanish and has also studied French and German.