Here, we dig a little deeper into the life of our favorite ‘Wonder Woman’ star Gal Gadot, her rise to fame, her net worth and how she uses it to empower girls and women all over the world. Famous for playing Diana Prince in the DC movie franchise, Gadot plays the Bishop in ‘Red Notice’.
As usual, she brings in a lot of action, sass and hotness to the Netflix hit movie. While we can’t seem to take our eyes off her especially when she does her fight sequences with Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds, behind the scenes Gal Gadot is using her net worth to do more than beat up bad guys.
|Net worth||$30 Million|
|Date of birth||April 30, 1985|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Speaking of ‘Red Notice’, did you know that Gadot, who plays reportedly made headlines with the paycheck she drew? Gadot was paid on par with her co-stars Johnson and Reynolds, a whopping $20 million. How cool is that?
Gal Gadot and her net worth story
Are you wondering where all this spunk and beauty came from and how did she get to where she is today? Gadot is from Israel and her career roots down to her fashion modeling days. Her net worth amounts to $30 million today. Gadot rose to prominence as a fashion model when she was competing in multiple beauty pageants and subsequently, she made it big in her acting career after she played the character of Wonder Woman in the DC universe.
Gal Gadot won the Miss Israel Pageant at the age of 18 and that opened doors to the Miss Universe pageant that took place in 2004 in Ecuador. Her success only went uphill from there setting the stage for a lucrative modeling career. Gadot even worked with numerous brands, becoming the face of their marketing campaigns.
The great act
Gadot started pushing towards acting right after she was done with her college education. She was first introduced to many with her appearance in ‘Fast & Furious 4’. Gado reportedly won the role in part because of her military experience. As an Israeli citizen, Gadot completed a two-year tour of duty in the Israel Defense Forces. She was a combat instructor that later became an asset as she took various acting roles.
Gadot landed small roles in films like ‘Date Night’ and ‘Knight and Day’. She also reprised her former role in the 5th and 6th ‘Fast & Furious’ films. Her big break came in 2016, when she donned the role of ‘Wonder Woman’ for the first time in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’.
Critics still claim to date that Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman role stole the show from Batman and Superman. In 2017, Gadot became the leading lady of ‘Wonder Woman’. The film was solely about the character of Wonder Woman. It even grossed over $822 million on a budget of $150 million. Later that year, ‘Wonder Woman’ became the highest-grossing film by a solo female director.
How Gal Gadot earned her net worth
Wonder Woman earns wonderful money. In 2018, she was reportedly one of the highest-paid actresses in the world. The same year she was named in Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people. She was one of the five highest-paid actresses in the world in 2020 — yet again! All thanks to the $20 million paydays for the Netflix film ‘Red Notice’.
Initially, Gadot’s salary for the first ‘Wonder Woman’ movie was just $300,000. As years went by, she established herself as an A-list actress, so her pay rate increased to an impressive $10 million in her second appearance as Wonder Woman. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Gadot earned $10 million from her movie salaries and endorsement deals with companies like Revlon.
How Gal Gadot spends her net worth
In 2008, Gadot married real estate developer Yaron Varsano. They created various entrepreneurial projects like a hotel in Tel-Aviv that they sold to Roman Abramovich for $26 million. They have a production company called Pilot Wave.
In December 2020, Gadot and Varsano paid $5 million for an oceanfront condo in Malibu. They also own a home back in Israel and a property in the Hollywood Hills costing $5.6 million.
United Nations involvement
In 2016, Wonder Woman appeared at the United Nations to mark the 75th anniversary of Wonder Woman’s first appearance at the UN. Gadot was awarded the title “Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.