Who is Yaron Versano?
Yaron Versano was born on 23 June 1975, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and is a businessman as well as a real estate developer, but perhaps better known for being the husband of actress Gal Gadot. His wife gained a huge amount of fame following her portrayal of the superhero character Wonder Woman as a part of the DC Extended Universe, appearing in several films as the character.
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The Net Worth of Yaron Versano
Yaron Versano has amassed considerable wealth – while he has other business endeavors, his big real estate deals are responsible for his net worth, estimated to be over $26 million. He has properties in Israel and the US, continuing to develop as well as expand his reach.
Early Life and Education
Yaron is of Jewish descent and was raised in Amsterdam by his parents. He spent most of his youth in the country, and grew close to his brother. He attended the International School of Amsterdam, a private school located in Amstelveen. They have students from over 65 countries, offering education from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. The school has instructions primarily in English though also offers additional languages such as Mandarin, Japanese, Dutch, French, Spanish, and German. There are around 50 languages spoken within the school community.
After matriculating from high school, he decided to move to the US to further his education, enrolling at the New York Institute of Technology located in Westbury. The private university has two main campuses in New York, offering courses with an emphasis on technology and applied scientific research. It offers various undergraduate majors as well as masters and doctorate programs. It has over 9,000 full-time students enrolled worldwide, and is ranked 32nd in Best Regional Universities North as listed by US News & World Report.
Real Estate Career
After completing his university studies, Versano collaborated with his brother in business, and the two returned to their roots in Israel. They settled in Tel Aviv, and set up a real estate company from scratch. Over the years, they gained wealth for themselves though details about their endeavors there are scarce due to the lack of any public information available.
It is known that they eventually expanded their reach in the US. One of his biggest ventures reported in the US was when he lived in a hotel built like an apartment complex. The hotel was discovered after he and his wife wanted to find a more permanent residence in the US, as they travelled between the two countries a lot. Inspired by the location, he started planning for what would become the Varsano Hotel. The brothers built the hotel and it was successful, leading Russian business tycoon Roman Abramovich to buy the property in 2015 at a cost of $26 million.
Wife – Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot is an Israeli model and actress, with her first claim to fame at the age of 18 in 2003, when she was crowned as Miss Israel, establishing herself as a beauty queen. Following that win, she served two years with the Israel Defense Forces, as is mandatory for most youth in the country, mainly as a combat instructor. then went to college at IDC Herzliya, taking up international relations while trying to build her career as an actress. In 2009, she got her first notable role in the film “Fast & Furious” in which she played Gisele Yashar, a role she would reprise for subsequent installments.
Despite being a part of a popular franchise, she didn’t really gain a lot of attention until she was cast as Wonder Woman for the DC Extended Universe. The role helped her gain international fame and acclaim, beginning with her appearance in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”. This led to her own solo film entitled “Wonder Woman”, which set several box office records. She then appeared in “Justice League” during the same year, and is currently working on a “Wonder Woman” sequel. She was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by “Time”, and is also reputed to be one of the highest paid actresses in the world.
For his personal life, Yaron met Gal at a yoga party a mutual friend had organized in Israel in 2006, and they felt an instant attraction, leading them to start dating. He admitted to her early on that he wanted to marry her as soon as possible, which led to a bit of confusion on Gadot’s part, as she was still young then, and he is 10 years older than her. However, they became engaged in 2008, and were married the same year. They now have two children together; it was noted that she was pregnant with her second child during the filming of “Wonder Woman”.
While he is successful in his own right, he mainly stays in the background, supporting his wife while also encouraging her to be a role model for their daughters. The two share the same ideals as he is also a feminist and progressive. The couple spend their time in between Tel Aviv, Israel, and Los Angeles, California. He helps in promoting a lot of her work, especially with her upcoming films.