List of Famous people born in Israel

Famous People
Names and Surnames

Gal Gadot

גל גדות
First Name Gal
Last Name Gadot
Born on April 30, 1985 (age 37)
Height 176 cm | 5'9

Gal Gadot Varsano is an Israeli actress, producer, and model. At age 18, she was crowned Miss Israel 2004. She then served two years in the Israel Defense Forces as a soldier, after which she began studying at the IDC Herzliya college, while building her modelling and acting careers.

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Mohamed Hadid

First Name Mohamed
Last Name Hadid
Born on November 6, 1948 (age 74)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Mohamed Anwar Hadid is a Jordanian-American real estate developer of Palestinian origin. He is known for building luxury hotels and mansions, mainly in the Bel Air neighborhood of the city of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills in Los Angeles County, California.

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Benjamin Netanyahu

First Name Benjamin
Last Name Netanyahu
Born on October 21, 1949 (age 73)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Benjamin Netanyahu is an Israeli politician who has served as Prime Minister of Israel since 2009, and previously served from 1996 to 1999. Netanyahu is also the Chairman of the Likud – National Liberal Movement. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister in Israeli history and the first to be born in Israel after its Israeli Declaration of Independence.

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Yvan Attal

First Name Yvan
Born on January 4, 1965 (age 58)

Yvan Attal is an Israeli-French actor, scriptwriter and director.

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Shira Haas

First Name Shira
Born on May 11, 1995 (age 27)

Shira Haas is an Israeli actress. She initially gained national prominence for her roles in local film and television, having won two Israeli Academy Awards out of five nominations since 2014. In 2020, she gained international acclaim for her role in the Netflix miniseries Unorthodox, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. In the same year, Haas won the Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best International Actress for her performance in the 2020 Israeli drama film Asia.

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Philippe Lellouche

First Name Philippe
Last Name Lellouche
Born on March 30, 1966 (age 56)

Philippe Lellouche is a French actor, director, screenwriter, television presenter and singer. He was born on March 30, 1966 in Tel HaShomer in Israel. His brother is the actor Gilles Lellouche.

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Denis Shapovalov

First Name Denis
Last Name Shapovalov
Born on April 15, 1999 (age 23)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

Denis Shapovalov is a Canadian professional tennis player. Shapovalov is currently ranked 12th in the world, and was the youngest to crack the top 30 since 2005. His career-high ATP singles ranking is No. 10 in the world. He is currently the seventh youngest player ranked within the ATP top 100, behind his Canadian compatriot Félix Auger-Aliassime, Serbian Miomir Kecmanović, Australian Alexei Popyrin, Frenchman Corentin Moutet, Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina and Italian Jannik Sinner.

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Gene Simmons

חיים ויץ‎‎
First Name Gene
Last Name Simmons
Born on August 25, 1949 (age 73)
Height 187 cm | 6'2

Gene Klein, known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author and television personality. Also known by his stage persona the Demon, he is the bassist and co-lead singer of Kiss, the rock band he co-founded with lead singer and rhythm guitarist Paul Stanley in the early 1970s.

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Inbar Lavi

First Name Inbar
Born on October 27, 1986 (age 36)
Height 159 cm | 5'3

Inbar Lavi is an Israeli actress. She is known for portraying Raviva on the 2012 MTV series Underemployed, Vee on the 2014 Fox television series Gang Related, and Sheba on the Fox series Prison Break. Lavi starred in the 2017–2018 Bravo television series Imposters, and played Eve in the fourth season of the Netflix series Lucifer.

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Naftali Bennett

First Name Naftali
Last Name Bennett
Born on March 25, 1972 (age 50)

Naftali Bennett is an Israeli politician who led the Jewish Home party between 2012 and 2018 and currently serves as an MK for New Right. Between 2013 and 2015, he held the posts of Minister of Diaspora Affairs, Minister of Economy and Minister of Religious Services. From 2015 he continued as Minister of Disapora Affairs and became Minister of Education. From 2019 to 2020 he was Minister of Defense

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Karin Elharar

First Name Karin
Last Name Elharar
Born on October 9, 1977 (age 45)

Karine Elharrar-Hartstein is an Israeli lawyer and politician who currently serves as Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources. She was previously a member of the Knesset for Yesh Atid from 2013 to 2021.

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Esther Ofarim

First Name Esther
Last Name Ofarim
Born on June 13, 1941 (age 81)

Esther Zaied, better known by her married name Esther Ofarim, is an Israeli singer. She came second in the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "T'en va pas", representing Switzerland. After marrying Abi Ofarim in 1958, she was half of the husband-and-wife folk duo Esther & Abi Ofarim in the 1960s. After the couple divorced, she undertook a successful solo career.

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Bar Refaeli

בר רפאלי
First Name Bar
Last Name Refaeli
Born on June 4, 1985 (age 37)
Height 174 cm | 5'9

Bar Refaeli is an Israeli model, television host, actress, and entrepreneur. She is considered among the most internationally successful models to come from Israel, appearing on the cover of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and being voted No. 1 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 list of 2012. As a television host, Refaeli has hosted The X Factor Israel since 2013 and co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv.

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Yuval Noah Harari

יובל נח הררי
First Name Yuval
Born on February 24, 1976 (age 47)

Yuval Noah Harari is an Israeli public intellectual, historian and a professor in the Department of History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the author of the popular science bestsellers Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2014), Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (2016), and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century (2018). His writings examine free will, consciousness, intelligence, happiness and suffering.

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Netta Barzilai

First Name Netta
Born on January 22, 1993 (age 30)

Netta Barzilai, also known mononymously as Netta, is an Israeli singer, recording artist and looping artist. After winning the fifth season of HaKokhav HaBa, she earned the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. On 12 May 2018, she won the contest, held in Lisbon, Portugal, with her song "Toy", marking Israel's fourth win in the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eran Zahavi

First Name Eran
Born on July 25, 1987 (age 35)
Height 181 cm | 5'11

Eran Zahavi is an Israeli professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or as a striker for PSV Eindhoven and the Israel national football team.

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Neri Oxman

First Name Neri
Last Name Oxman
Born on November 30, 1975 (age 47)

Neri Oxman is an American–Israeli designer and professor at the MIT Media Lab, where she leads the Mediated Matter research group. She is known for art and architecture that combine design, biology, computing, and materials engineering.

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Dov Glickman

First Name Dov
Last Name Glickman
Born on November 30, 1948 (age 74)

Dov "Dovaleh" Glickman is an Israeli film, television and theatre actor.

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Nikita Khaykin

First Name Nikita
Last Name Khaykin
Born on July 11, 1995 (age 27)
Height 188 cm | 6'2

Nikita Ilyich Khaykin is an Israeli-born Russian association footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Bodø/Glimt.

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Vince Offer

First Name Vince
Last Name Offer
Born on April 25, 1964 (age 58)

Offer Shlomi, better known as Vince Offer, Vince Shlomi, "The ShamWow Guy", or "The Slap Chop Guy", is an Israeli-American infomercial pitchman, director, writer, and comedian. Offer's first major work was the 1999 comedy film The Underground Comedy Movie. Offer owns, produces, and appears in television commercials for his products "ShamWow!", an absorbent towel; the "Slap Chop", a kitchen utensil; a lint roller called the "Schticky"; a liquid cleaner called "InVinceable"; and another kitchen utensil called "Crank Chop". He has also officially advertised other products that he does not own, such as Quicky Grass.

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