As Batgirl, the character operates primarily in Gotham City, allying herself with Batman and the original Robin, Dick Grayson, as well as other prominent heroes in the DC Universe. Throughout history, there have been different women who have took the role of Batgirl. She is frequently described as Batman´s female counterpart.
Batman's secret identity is Bruce Wayne, an American billionaire, playboy, philanthropist, and owner of Wayne Enterprises. After witnessing the murder of his parents as a child, he swore revenge on criminals, an oath tempered by a sense of justice. Wayne trains himself both physically and intellectually and crafts a bat-inspired persona to fight crime. An American cultural icon and one of the most popular superheroes ever. Batman operates in the fictional Gotham City, relying on his genius intellect, physical prowess, martial arts abilities, detective skills, science and technology, vast wealth, provocation of fear and intimidation, and an indomitable will. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger and first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939).