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Gal Gadot Biography, Family, Career and Relationship

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Biography & Career

Gal Gadot-Varsano is an Israeli model, actress, singer and martial artist born on April 30, 1985, in Petah Tikva. Her father Michael Gadot worked as an engineer and was a sixth-generation Israeli and her mother Irit Gadot is a teacher. The actual meaning of her first name is “wave” and the meaning of her surname is “riverbank”. Raised in a city named Rosh HaAyin, Gadot was in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment. She also has a younger sister named Dana Gadot.



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During Gadot’s high school years, she was a major in biology. She also played basketball, as her height was quite tall. Her first job during her teenage was as a babysitter and she also worked at Burger King. At the age of 18, Gadot participated in the Miss Israel 2004 and won it. After winning, the pageant she was known by everyone, which kick, started her career in modeling.  At the age of 20, Gadot joined the Israel Defense forces as an enlisted soldier. She served in the military for two years as a combat instructor. This was one of the reasons she was selected for the role of Gisele in the movie “Fast & Furious” later on. After completing her service, Galdot returned and enrolled herself into IDC Herzliya College where she studied law and international relations. After her first year in the university, she was offered the role of Bond girl Camille Montes in a spy movie titled “Quantum of Solace”. However, she did not get the part after auditioning for it.



Later she also participated in Miss Universe 2004, which was held in Ecuador. After that Gadot starting leading several international campaigns as a model for companies such as Miss Sixty, Huawei smartphones, Gucci fragrance, Captain Morgan, Vine Vera skin care ranges and Jaguar Cars. She has also been featured as the cover girl for magazines such as Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Bride Magazine, UMM, Entertainment   Weekly, Cleo, Lucire, Fashion, and FHM.

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In 2007, Gadot was in the Maxim photo-shoot for “Women of the IDF” and later was featured on the cover of the New York Post. In 2008, Gadot starred in an Israeli drama titled “Bubot”. Three months after that, she was cast for the role of Gisele Yashar for the movie “Fast & Furious” by the casting director of “Quantum of Solace”. According to her, the director really liked that she was from a military background and he wanted to use her knowledge of weapons. Her first appearance in the Fast & Furious franchise was in the fourth part of. She also played the role of Gisele in “Fast Five” in 2013 and “Fast & Furious 6” in 2013. In the same year, 2008, she became the main model for the fashion brand Castro until 2016. In 2012, Gadot was listed at number 5 on the list of “the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish women in the world” and in 2014, she was listed as an upcoming leading lay by InStyle magazine. She was one of the two Israeli actresses to make to the list by InStyle along Odeya Rush Green. Gadot’s estimated salary for modeling and acting in 2012 was about 2.4 million dollars.



In 2015, Gadot auditioned for the role of Wonder Woman in the superhero movie “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. For the preparation of the movie role, Gadot had to train for swordsmanship, capoeira, Kung Fu kickboxing and Brazillian jiu-jitsu. The movie was released on March 20, 2016. Gadot’s first performance as a superhero was praised by the critics and was said to be the best part of the movie. In the same year, she also appeared in a crime-thriller movie “Triple 9” alongside Kate Winslet and Aaron Paul. She also co-starred in another action crime-thriller movie “Criminal” in the same year. In the movie, she played the role of Ryan Reynold’s wife. Lastly, she appeared in the action comedy movie “Keeping Up with the Joneses” where she played the role of a secret agent.



In 2017, Gadot again got the superhero role of Wonder Woman. The movie was about her solo role as Wonder Woman in the movie “Wonder Woman” which was released on May 15, 2017. She also played the same role in the movie “Justice League” which was released on November 17, 2017.

Relationship

Gal Gadot’s first boyfriend is known to be the Israeli actor Oshri Cohen. However, their relationship was not public so there is not much information about when and how long they dated though there is picture evidence that they once dated each other.

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In 2006, Gadot started dating Yaron Versano who is a successful Israeli Business Professional. According to an interview, the pair first met through mutual friends in a very strange party in the Israeli desert. The party was strange as unlike normal parties, it was all about healthy eating, yoga, and chakras. She said that she somehow knew that he was the one but did not agree with herself, as she was very young at the time. Yaron is seven years older than she is but he had fallen for her at first sight. She also added that on their second date he told her “he was serious and wasn’t going to wait more than two years to ask her to marry him”.



As said, after two years, Yaron proposed to Gadot and married in 2008. Yaron has been documenting their beautiful relation on his Instagram account ever since they met. The couple is still happily married and now have two children. Their first daughter was born on November in 2011 and her name is Alma Versano. Their second daughter Maya Versano was born on March 19, 2017.



In an interview, Gadot said that during her shooting for the movie “Wonder Woman”, the video editors had to Photoshop her body due to her baby bump. The pair will be completing 10 years of marriage this year. Gadot also said in an interview with Glamour that her husband was supportive towards her career.

Through the posts made by Yaron in his Instagram account, it can be seen that in spite the busy schedule, Gadot and her husband manages to give time to their family and often go on family vacations. The couple is seen as couple goals by people and has become one of the most popular couples.



Kit Harrington Biography, Relationship, Net Worth, Career

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Biography

Kit Harrington full name Christopher Catesby Harington is a British actor and producer best known for his role of Jon Snow in the series of “Game Of Thrones”. He was born on December 26, 1986, in Acton, London. His father Sir David Richard Harington is a businessman and his mother Deborah Jane is a former scriptwriter. His name was kept after the 16th-century British writer Christopher Marlowe and his nickname was Kit. However, he preferred to keep his name Kit and also said in an interview that he found out his real name when he was 11, “I went to school, you do these exams and I put down Harrington Harington and the teacher said, ‘That’s not your name,’ and I said, ‘Yeah I think I’d know my own name!’ They were like, ‘No no your name is Christopher.’ I was a bit pissed off with my mum.”

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The Harington families are an ancient family that once wrote their name as Haverington. The name was derived from the name of their estate which is a lordship in Cumberland. The first person to be identified with the name was Robert De Haverington, the son of Osulphus whose mansion was Flemingby. Charles II, King of England, is also the eighth-great-grandfather of Harrington through his parental grandmother, Lavender Cecilia Denny. He also has a brother named John Catesby Harington.



During childhood, Harrington attended the Southfield Primary School for six years. Then, his family moved to Worcestershire when he was 11. Later he went to the Chantry High School in Martley. From a young age, Harrington was interested in acting. He performed in several school plays during his childhood. However, Harrington didn’t saw acting as a career the time. In an interview, he said, “I always thought I would be a journalist, and never really saw acting as a career, only as a hobby.” His first inspiration for acting came when he saw a production of “Waiting for Godot” at the age of 14. Later, he enrolled in Worcester Sixth Form College and studied Drama and Theatre for three years. At the age of 17, Harrington saw the performance of Ben Whishaw as Hamlet which inspired him to join a drama school. After graduating, Harrington returned back to London and enrolled himself in the Central School of Speech and Drama. He graduated from there in 2008.

Career and Net Worth



Before working in movies, Harrington used to do dramas at his school. He also played the role of Albert in the play “War Horse” which is an adaptation the National Theatre’s adaptation of the same name. Later, the play won two Olivier Awards due to which Harrington got huge recognition. After this Harrington auditioned for the role of Jon Snow in the HBO TV series “Game Of Thrones” which is an adaptation of the book “A Song of Ice And Fire” by George RR Martin. One funny fact is that, in his teenage, Harrington used to work in a bookstore where he had to lift heavy copies of the same book series and grew to dislike George RR Martin as a result. Anyways, Harrington got the role and the show debuted in 2011. The show was a huge success and was critically acclaimed. The series continued for seven seasons and the eighth season is announced to be aired in 2019.

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The role of Jon Snow increased the fan base of Harrington. He was also nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for the role in 2012 and later was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2016. In an interview, when he was asked how he felt, he said “It is a serious understatement to say that I am somewhat stunned … For my work on Game of Thrones to be recognized in this way is an emotional moment for me. I could not be more humbled.” When the seventh season of the show aired, Harrington became one of the highest paid actors on television and earned £2 million for each episode of the show.



Aside from the TV Show, Harrington made his movie debut with the movie “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D” in 2012. The movie was a horror film based on a horror video game named “Silent Hill 3”. His performance in the movie was praised and earned him the title of Actor of the Year at the Young Hollywood Award in 2013. In 2014, Harrington played his first leading role in “Pompeii” by Paul W. S. Anderson alongside Emily Browning. The movie was a moderate success and received mixed reviews. In the same year. He also gave his voice to the character Eret in the movie “How To Train Your Dragon 2” which is a sequel to the 2010 animated movie “How To Train Your Dragon”. The movie was a critical acclaim and also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film and was nominated for the Academy Award.



In 2014, Harrington appeared in the movie “Seventh Son” alongside Jeff Bridges. However, the movie was poorly received at the box office. The following year, he starred in “7 Days in Hell” in HBO which was a short film about a seven-day tennis match. In 2016, Harrington was in the role of a villain for the first time in the first person shooter video game named “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare”.

The total net worth of Harrington estimated in 2017 is 12 million dollars and a salary of 1.1 million dollars for per episode of “Game of Throne”. Harrington owns a number of luxury cars such as Jaguar and Infinity Q60. He also owns a bike Triumph Thruxton. He currently lives in a luxury house in Worcestershire, England

Relationship

Kit Harrington is a celebrity who is not very public about his personal life. However, there is some information he shares with the media. Firstly, in 2011, Harrington used to date Anna Cyzon who is an actress and a singer as well. However, the two made very little public appearances and then split up after dating for few months.



Harrington is currently engaged to Rose Leslie who was his co-star in “The Game Of Throne”. Leslie played the role of Ygritte a Wildling in the show who is the love interest of Jon Snow. The two had great chemistry on screen and fans speculated that they had the same chemistry off-screen as well. When asked I an interview, Harrington said “Ygritte is the only woman for Jon. Always. There will be no one else.” The pair were first rumored to be dating in 2012 when they were photographed holding hand at a restaurant by TMZ. However, in several interviews, Harrington denied the rumors and said that they were just friends. He later said in an interview with London Evening Standard “I wouldn’t ever reveal that, because it takes you down a certain road… I have no desire to be courting the press with my love life. It’s not my job, it’s not who I am and I actually think it’s more fun for everyone to speculate. The minute I start telling people things are true or not true, then it’s just boring.”

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At the beginning of 2016, the two were again spotted holding hand and this time they were also seen kissing. After that, they finally made it official and walked the red carpet together at the Olivier awards. In the summer of 2017, the two bought a house in the countryside in the UK. He also said “It’s as much her relationship as it is mine and I can’t speak for both of us. But yeah, we are very, very happy. So that’s what I’ll say about that.” In the same year, the news was leaked that the pair had gotten engaged. However, the couple



confirmed their engagement after waiting for a day. The announcement was officially put out in the Wednesday edition of The Times of London newspaper saying “The engagement is announced between Harrington, younger son of David and Deborah Harington of Worcestershire, and Rose, middle daughter of Sebastian and Candy Leslie of Aberdeenshire,”