Jake Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal
Celebrated Name: Jake Gyllenhaal
Real Name/Full Name: Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
Gender: Male
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: 19 December 1980
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: No
Profession: American actor and film producer
Net Worth in 2024: $75 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor from the United States of America. Almost all the films he appeared in were popular, eventually successful, and got him many award winnings and nominations. Jake Gyllenhaal’s 2017 film appearances include Life, Okja, Stronger, and Wildlife.

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Early Life

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His father, Stephen Gyllenhaal, is a film producer and director, and his mother, Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, is a director and a screenwriter. Jake has one sister, her name is Maggie Gyllenhaal, and she’s also a great actress.

In 1998, Jake Gyllenhaal graduated from the Harvard-Westlake School, then went to study Eastern religions and philosophy at Columbia University in New York but dropped out after a couple of years to continue his work, however, he mentioned that he wants to graduate with that degree sometime.

Personal Life

Jake Gyllenhaal has not been married yet. But, he has been dating a lot, he dated the musician and actress Jenny Lewis, actress Kirsten Dunst, singer and songwriter Taylor Swift, and the fashion model Alyssa Miller.
In 2017, Jake Gyllenhaal was not in a relationship, and he also said that he doesn’t feel like dating.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 December 1980, Jake Gyllenhaal is 43 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is 79 kg.


Jake Gyllenhaal worked as a lifeguard and a busboy during summer times. Due to his parents’ work, he was continuously exposed to the TV industry and so. Jake Gyllenhaal’s first appearance ever was in 1991, in a comedy film called City Slickers.

During the 1990s, Jake Gyllenhaal had several appearances, and he appeared in the romantic drama film A Dangerous Woman, drama-comedy film Josh and S.A.M, police procedural series Homicide: Life on the Street, comedy-drama film Homegrown, and a biographical film called October Sky.

From 2001-2010, Jake Gyllenhaal film appearances include a science fiction called Donnie Darko, comedy Bubble Boy, comedy-drama Lovely & Amazing, comedy-drama The Good Girl, drama Highway, drama Moonlight Mile, science fiction The Day After Tomorrow, romantic drama Brokeback Mountain, drama Proof, war drama Jarhead, mystery thriller Zodiac, thriller Rendition, war drama Brothers, action fantasy Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and the romantic drama-comedy Love & Other Drugs.

Since 2011, Jake Gyllenhaal has been appearing in many successful films including the science fiction thriller Source Code, crime drama End of Watch, thriller Prisoners, psychological thriller Enemy, action thriller Nightcrawler, romantic comedy Accidental Love, thriller sport Southpaw, biographical adventure Everest, drama Demolition, and a thriller drama film called Nocturnal Animals.

Jake Gyllenhaal’s 2017 film appearances include a science fiction horror film called Life, an action-adventure film called Okja, a drama film called Stronger, and a drama film called Wildlife. Jake Gyllenhaal will also appear in an upcoming 2018 comedy film called The Sisters Brothers. He’s also been working on an action-adventure film called The Division, and an action film called The Anarchists vs. ISIS.

Awards & Achievements

Jake Gyllenhaal has a great list of award winnings and nominations. So far, his award winnings include a Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance – Male (Donnie Darko), Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor (Donnie Darko), Premiere New Power Award for Actor (2004), Hollywood Breakthrough Award for Breakthrough Actor (Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead, Proof), NBR Award for Best Supporting Actor (Brokeback Mountain), PFCS Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Brokeback Mountain), SDFCS Special Award (Brokeback Mountain, Jarhead, Proof), BAFTA Film Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Brokeback Mountain), MTV Movie Award for Best Performance (Brokeback Mountain), Desert Palm Achievement Award (2006), Hollywood Film Award for Supporting Actor of the Year 2013 (Prisoners), NBR Award for Best Ensemble (Prisoners), Austin Film Critics Award for Best Actor (Nightcrawler), DFCC Award for Best Actor (Nightcrawler), NFCS Award for Best Actor (Nightcrawler), SDFCS Award for Best Actor (Nightcrawler), Cinema Bloggers Award for Best Actor – International Competition (Nightcrawler), International Star of the Year Award (2015), and others.

Net Worth & Salary of Jake Gyllenhaal in 2024

Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth
Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth

As of April 2024, Jake Gyllenhaal has an estimated net worth of $75 million. He made his fortune from the great acting performances he’s been on since his career beginning. Jake Gyllenhaal’s salary for Jarhead was around $3 million and $4 million for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. In 2017, Jake Gyllenhaal earned more than $20 million for Life, Okja, Stronger, and Wildlife.

Jake Gyllenhaal is a talented American actor who has been doing tremendous acting performances since his career beginning. He has never been married, but he’s got into several relationships. Jake Gyllenhaal has recently said that he doesn’t feel like dating.


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