Best known for the film Prisoners of War, Ishai Golan is an Israeli film and television actor. He rose to fame after the portrayal of Carter Woods in the American sitcom Greenhouse Academy. He was honored with the Israeli Academy of Film and Television award for his outstanding performance in a drama series.
Golan was born on 22nd November 1973 in Ramat Gan, Israel with the birth sign Sagittarius. Ishai holds Israeli nationality and belongs to Jewish ethnicity.
He was raised alongside his sister, Neta Golan, by his parents Arie Gavrielov and Gila Kohn. Ishai spent most of his childhood between Israel and Canada due to the family jewelry business.
For his education, he went to Telma Yalin Arts High School located in Givatayim from where he studied performing arts.
Talking about Golan’s relationship status, he is a married man and father of three. He is married to wife, Ruth who is a child psychologist for a long time.
Golan seems a very secretive person as he has not disclosed the exact marriage date. The duo is blessed with three children Sofia, Matia, and Sarah.
The couple currently resides in Tel Aviv along with the children. Besides, Ishai has not revealed information regarding his past affairs, divorce, and girlfriend.
Golan has a net worth estimated to be around $1 million. Ishai’s gardens his fortune from his acting career as well as a movie director.
As per sources, the average salary of an actor is around $50,313 with a bonus of $1,015 and the average salary of a movie director is around $92, 220 annually.
Golan got his first film role at an early age of 17 in the film The Eagle’s Path. He then appeared in several movies and tv shows throughout his career.
In 1992, Golan starred in the Amos Guttman’s film Amazing Grace. The same year he appeared in the film Overdose.
His other notable works include Operation YY, Six Million Fragments, Rashevsky’s Tango, Love Life and many more.
Golan’s first TV series debut was from the drama series Fool’s Gold in 1994. His other TV series appearances include Love around the corner, The Island, I didn’t Promise and others.
In 2010, Ishai was featured in the critically acclaimed series Prisoners of War. For the portrayal of the role Uri, Golan won the Israeli Academy of Film and Television award for the best actor.
Golan played in several theatres plays like The Withdrawal From Moscow, Lovers and Pleasant, Railway to Damascus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in the Habima Theatre.
At the Beit Lessin Theatre, he played in the Transparent Roof, Bianka, and Then in Prague. He played in Children of a Lesser God in Beersheba Theater.
He started hosting the Fox Life show, Street Food Around The World in 2012. He co-starred as Ben Rephael in the 2014 film, False Flag.