The New Avengers
Real name: Remy LeBeau
Former aliases: None known
Occupation: (current) Adventurer, (former) Professional Thief
Legal status: Citizen of the United States with no criminal record
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Marital status: Separated from his wife
Known relatives: Jean-Luc LeBeau (father), Bella Donna Boudreaux (wife, separated)
Base of operations: (current) Xavier Institute, Salem Center, Westchester County, New York State, (former) New Orleans, Louisiana; Paris, France; Cairo, Illinois
Group affiliation: (current) X-Men, (former) Thieves Guild (New Orleans)
First appearance: X-MEN (first series) #130
Height: 6 ft. 1 in.
Weight: 175 lbs.
Stength: Gambit is a mutant who possesses the normal human strength of a man of his age, height, and build who engages in intensive regular exercise.
Fighting skills: Excellent hand-to-hand combatant, utilizing streetfighting techniques and acrobatics.
Special skills and abilities: Bilingual in English and French, ability to throw small objects, including knives, throwing spikes, and playing cards, with extraordinary accuracy.
Known superhuman powers: Gambit has the mutant ability to tap into the potential energy contained within an object and transform it into kinetic energy. When Gambit thus charges an object with kinetic energy and throws it at a target, the object releases this energy explosively on impact.
Weaponry: Throwing spikes and playing cards.