1. Ayelet Zurer

Born: 28 June 1969

Ayelet Zurer is an Israeli actress. At the Jerusalem Film Festival, the Israel Academy Awards and the Israeli Television Academy Awards she has been nominated for awards. She has won Best Actress awards for her roles in the Tragedies and Betipul of the Israeli film Nina.

Ayelet Zurer was born and brought up into a Jewish family in Tel Aviv, Israel. Her mother had been born in Czechoslovakia and immigrated to Israel at the age of 16. Her mother had been rescued by hiding in a convent in Slovakia during World War II. Zurer was a member of the entertainment troupe of the Northern Command, during her military service in the Israel Defense Forces. In 2003 she married Gilad Londovski, an Israeli friend. She has a child.

  1. Moran Atias

Born: 9 April 1981

Moran Atias is an Israeli-American model and actress. She became popular in the Italian movies Oil, Oggi sposi, and Mother of Tears. She is best known for her role in the 2008 TV series Crash with Paul Haggis, and the 2013 film Third Person. She also appeared at Tyrant’s FX TV show.

When she was 15, Atias first appeared on television, acting in Out of Sight, an Israeli youth programme. She went to Germany at the age of 17 to continue her modeling career. She has been posing jewellers for Roberto Cavalli, D&G, and BBG. Afterwards, she hosted a talk show in Italy.

  1. Bar Refaeli

Born: 4 June 1985

Bar Refaeli is an Israeli model, TV host, actress and businessman. Refaeli is considered one of Israel’s most popular foreign models. She was on the cover of the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and was named No. 1 on the 2012 Hot 100 list by Maxim magazine. Refaeli has presented The X Factor Israel since 2013 as a television host, and co-hosted the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

At age eight months Refaeli started modeling when she first appeared in advertisements. Around 12, Orthodonture stopped her modeling until she was 15, when Refaeli “Model of the Year” (2000) was awarded an Israeli fashion award ceremony. She appeared prominently in advertisements for the fashion brands Castro and Pilpel, and featured in a advertisement for Milky pudding.

  1. Natalie Portman

Born: 9 June 1981

Natalie Portman is a dual Israeli and American-born actress and filmmaker. She has acted in blockbusters and also portrayed mentally troubled women in independent films for which she has won numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards, prolific in film since a teenager.

Portman was born to Jewish parents in Jerusalem on 9 June 1981. She was given the name Neta-Lee in Hebrew. She is the only child of Shelley (born Stevens), an American homemaker who works as an investigator for Portman, and an Israeli gynecologist, Avner Hershlag. Her maternal grandparents were American Jews and her paternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants to Israel.

  1. Michal Yannai

Born: 18 June 1972

In 2003 Yanai married Ofer Resles, a businessman. In 2005 they divorced. She remarried to Ben Muskal, in March 2009. Its daughter Alex was born in November 2009, and a son in December 2010. Yannai currently lives in Tel Aviv.

Yannai was a TV host and an actress on Arutz HaYeladim during the 1990s, where she was known as “The Queen of the Children”

In 2007 she was taking part as a parody of herself in the Israeli version of the stage series, Avenue Q.