Being daughter of Commissioner Gordon, and girlfriend of Dick Grayson, Barbara grew up in a household filled with police officers and their stories. When she was older, Barbara decided that she wanted to join the Gotham City Police Department and follow in her father's footsteps, but he wouldn't allow it. One night, at a Masquerade Ball, Barbara wore a homemade "Batgirl" costume and stopped a planned kidnapping on millionaire Bruce Wayne by Killer Moth. Barbara decided that she would fight crime as Batgirl.
Gallery of Variants
Video game variants
- Barbara Gordon is portrayed by Rosario Dawson in The LEGO Batman Movie who also played Claire Temple in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- LEGO Batman: The Videogame
- The LEGO Batman Movie
- 70912 Arkham Asylum
- 71017 The LEGO Batman Movie Series
- LEGO DC Super-Villains (Non-playable)