Her first appearance as Wonder Woman was in the film “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” (2016), and she went on to star in her own solo film, “Wonder Woman” (2017), directed by Patty Jenkins. The success of the film established Gadot as a major Hollywood star and a symbol of female empowerment in the entertainment industry.
She reprised her role as Wonder Woman in “Justice League” (2017) and its director’s cut, “Zack Snyder’s Justice League” (2021), as well as in “Wonder Woman 1984” (2020). Gadot’s portrayal of the iconic superhero was praised for its strength, charisma, and positive impact on pop culture.
Before her acting career took off, Gadot served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a combat trainer, which lent authenticity to her physically demanding roles in action films. In addition to her acting work, she has been involved in various humanitarian and social causes.