Jake Gyllenhaal is an American Actor, Model, and public figure. Jake Gyllenhaal has gained fame for his appearance in movies like Source code 2011, Nightcrawler 2014, and Spiderman: Far from home 2019. Likewise, the actor has garnered huge fame on social media platforms as well.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Jake Gyllenhaal full name Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born in the year 1980 and celebrates his birthday on 19th December every year. Likewise, Jake was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. The actor is 40 years old at the moment. Similarly, Jake belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Saggitarius.
Moving to his family, he was born to Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner. His father Stephen is a director and his mother happens to be a screenwriter. Likewise, he has an elder sister named Maggie Gyllenhaal. His sister Maggie also is an actress. Being born in a family that had a film and movie-making background, Jake was naturally drawn to this profession. Moreover, he had developed a passion for acting during his childhood.
Jake Gyllenhaal went on to attend Harvard-Westlake School located in Los Angeles. He graduated from high school in the year 1998. Likewise, after his high school graduation, he went on to attend Columbia University. However, he dropped out of University to focus on acting.
Career and Professional life
Jake Gyllenhaal is a successful and established actor. He has starred in several films over the years. Similarly, he made his acting debut in the 1991 comedy film City Slickers. He shares the big screen with his sister in the 1993 film A dangerous woman. Following his debut, he has appeared in a number of movies. He earned his first big break from the movie October Sky. Jake appeared in the role of Homer Hickam and the film was released in the year 1999.
Furthermore, in the year 2005, he played the role of Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain. Both critics and audiences loved his performance and received praise from the international audience as well. Moreover, he has appeared in the 2007 movie Zodiac, 2009 movie Brothers. Jake’s performance in the 2010 movie Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time received much praise and people loved his versatility and adaptability. He has appeared in a number of Sci-fi movies like Source code, The day before Tomorrow, and many more.
Furthermore, he appeared in the role of Louis Bloom in the 2014 movie Nightcrawler. The thriller movie was an instant hit and further took Jake’s stardom to the next level. Likewise, he has appeared in Everest 2015, Demolition 2015, Nocturnal animals 2016. Jake appeared in the Korean movie Okja where he played a role of a scientist. Similarly, he appeared in the role of Mysterio a villain in the 2019 movie Spiderman: Far from home.
Awards and Net worth
The actor has given phenomenal performances in his movies. However, he has not received any awards to date. He has been nominated for a couple of Golden Globe Awards, British Academy Film Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards. Likewise, he has certainly earned a fair share of wealth from his acting career. Jake has a net worth of $80 million.
Jake Gyllenhaal is currently single. He has dated a number of women. Jake has dated beautiful actress Natalie Portman back in the year 2006. Similarly, he has also dated singer Taylor Swift in the year 2010.
Jake Gyllenhaal has not involved in any sort of trouble or controversies. Likewise, Jake has maintained a clean internet profile.
Body measurements and Social media
Jake Gyllenhaal is in his early 40s and has well maintained his body. As for his height, he stands tall at 6 feet and weighs 77 kg. Likewise, Jake has dark brown hair and a pair of beautiful blue eyes.
Jake Gyllenhaal is active on Instagram. He has garnered a huge fan following over the years. Likewise, he has over 6.4 million followers on the platform.