Israeli actress and model Gal Gadot began studying law in college, but was soon drawn into the world of film. She won the 2004 Miss Israel title before making her film debut in Fast & Furious. The breakout role soon led to more parts, and nowadays she fills the onscreen shoes of Wonder Woman in the DC Universe, appearing this year in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Come 2017, she’ll take on the lead role in the Wonder Woman movie, as well as Justice League.
FACT: Beating up bad guys comes naturally to Gadot. She served two years as an enlisted soldier in the Israeli Defense Forces, acting as a combat instructor.