Gal was born in April 30, 1985 in Petah Tikvah, Israel. At age 18, Gadot won the 2004 Miss Israel beauty pageant[ and next competed in the Miss Universe 2004 pageant in Ecuador. She first began a career as a model, before landing a minor role in the Fast and Furious starting in 2009. She was later cast in her first major role as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice movie alongside Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Jessie Eisenberg. The film was released on March 25th, 2016.