Gal Gadot was born in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel. At a very young age Gal served in the Israeli Army. In 2004 she won the Miss Israel beauty pageant and went on to compete in the 2004 Miss Universe beauty pageant. In 2007 she was one of many beautiful Israel supermodels that posed in the Maxim magazine photo shoot Women of the Israeli Army, that focused on Israeli models who were members of the Israeli Army. 2008 she had the lead role in the Israel TV series drama titled Bubot translated into English means Dolls. She was next chosen as the lead model of the Castro clothing brand the largest in Israel.