15 Famous Celebrities Who Were Not Born In The Us
‘Neo’ and ‘Mr. Wick’ himself, Keanu Reeves had a huge resurgence in fame in 2019. Many have cited that the ‘John Wick’ franchise was a return to critical praise and commercial success for Reeves. He was born in Beirut in 1964. Since then he moved around a lot from Hawaii to Sydney to New York City.
Did you know that ‘Wonder Woman’ herself Gal Gadot served two years in the Israel Defense Forces? Yes, she was born in Petah Tikva, Israel. There she completed her two mandatory years of service in the Israel Defense Forces as a combat instructor. In 2004 she won the Miss Israel beauty pageant.
Her first acting role came as ‘Mia Jones’ in the drama series ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’. She was also seen in many movies like ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ and ‘Let’s Be Cops’, etc. She was born in Bulgaria but immigrated with her family to Canada at age two and grew up in Toronto.
She began her career at the age of 12 by starring action drama film ‘Léon: The Professional’ in 1994. She then gained wide attention for playing ‘Padmé Amidala’ in ‘Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace’ and continuing that role for the sequels. She was born in 1981 in Jerusalem.
She began her career as a production assistant and in 2008 made her acting debut in a short film called ‘East River’. It was her role as ‘Patsey’ in Steve McQueen’s historical drama ‘12 Years a Slave’ in 2013 that made her a household name. She was born in 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico.