Jake Gyllenhaal is a famous Movie Actor and social media personality who is best known for the character played as ‘Jack Twist’ in the movie “Brokeback Mountain.” Due to his outstanding performance, he was nominated for the ‘Academy Award’ in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actor,’ and won a BAFTA Award. His real name is Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal.
His acting career was started as a child artist in the role of ‘Danny Robbins’ in the movie “City Slickers” and won ‘Academy Award’ in the category of ‘Best Supporting Actor.’ Later he appeared in his father’s films like “A Dangerous Woman” in 1983 and “Homegrown” in 1998. He got a breakthrough for the major roles played in the movies like October Sky as “Horner Hickam” in 1999 and in 2001 he played a psychologically troubled teenager role in Donnie Darko.
In 2001, he starred in his second major film, Donnie Darko, for which he has won the Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor in the year 2003. Later in 2004, he was in the role of Sam Hall in the science disaster film “The Day After Tomorrow.” He starred as Quentin Beck / Mysterio in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), which was his highest-grossing release.
He was nominated for many awards like Academy Award, three British Academy Film Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and two Golden Globe Awards.
He is active on social media platforms like Instagram with 7.3 million followers, Facebook with 5.3 million followers, and Twitter.
Jake Gyllenhaal’s Age
In the year 2023, Jake Gyllenhaal will be 42 years old, and he was born on Friday, December 19, 1980, in Los Angeles, CA. Sagittarius is his zodiac sign.
If we speak about Ethnicity, his mother is of Jewish ancestry, and his father has Swedish and English descent. He is associated with American Nationality and Christian religion respectively.
If we talk about his education, he completed his graduation in high school from “Harvard-Westlake School” in 1998. Later he moved to Columbia University to study Eastern religions and philosophy. After two years, he left his education to pursue his education.
Family, Parents, & Wife
Jake Gyllenhaal’s father, Stephen Gyllenhaal, served as a film director. His mother, Naomi Foner, is a screenwriter. He has a sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal, by profession, she is a famous Movie Actress.
He firstly started dating Kirsten Dunst in 2002. She is a well-known American Movie Actress. But the relationship was ended in 2004.
In 2010, Jake Gyllenhaal started dating Taylor Swift. Right now, the duo is not in a relationship. By profession, she is a well-known Pop-singer.
From 2007 to 2009, he dated a well-known movie actress, Reese Witherspoon.
In December 2013, he got into a relationship with Alyssa Miller, and the duo ended their relationship early. By profession, she is a well-known American model.
In late 2018, he started dating Jeanne Cadieu. By profession, she is a French model who rose to fame for her works with IMG Models.
Height and Physical Appearance
Jake Gyllenhaal stands at 5 feet and 11.25 inches in height along with 77 Kg of weight. He has a maintained body physique with measurements of 44-33-30 inches, including 10 (US) shoe sizes. He has pretty dark brown hair and delightful blue eyes that enhance his appearance.
By 2023, Jake Gyllenhaal has an estimated net worth of nearly $10 million. He gains revenue from his Acting Career.
- Jake Gyllenhaal was listed at number 6 on Shalom Life’s 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish men.
- He also participates in the broadcast fundraiser ‘Stand Up To Cancer,’ which raises funding for cancer research.
- He supports American Civil Liberties Union.
- In one of his interviews, Jake Gyllenhaal revealed that he spends nearly $400 every year to plant the trees in Mozambique forest to promote the Future Forest program.
- His parents wanted him to lead a normal life, so they did not let him act in other films.
- Jake Gyllenhaal is very close to his family.
- He has more bi-sexual fans because of his role in movies.
- Gyllenhaal is interested in politics, so he has campaigned for many US presidential elections along with his sister.
|Jake Gyllenhaal||Wiki/Quick View|
|Real Name||Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal|
|Birthplace||Los Angeles, CA|
|Age||42 Years Old|
|Date of Birth||December 19, 1980|
|Ethnicity||from father side he has Swedish and English descent and from mother side he has Jewish ancestry|
|Height||in centimeters – 180.97 cm|
in meters – 1.80 m
in Feet Inches – 5’ 11.25”
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Previous Dating||Kirsten Dunst(2002-2004)|
|Highest Qualification||College drop out|
|Net Worth||$10 million as of 2023|