Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth, Age, Height, Relationship Status

Jake Gyllenhaal or Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal is an American actor and producer. He began his career as a child artist with City Slickers (1991), followed by Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). He is best known for his roles in October Sky (1999), Brokeback Mountain (2005), and The Day After Tomorrow (1994).

He has also expressed his passion on stage and in Broadway shows such as This Is Our Youth and Sunday in the Park with George. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to film and theater. He is also very eloquent when it comes to socio-political elements.

Jake Gyllenhaal Wiki/Biography

Jake Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980 and will turn 41 in 2021. His parents are director Stephen Gyllenhaal (father) and screenwriter Naomi Foner (mother) in Los Angeles, California, USA. Gyllenhaal’s mother is Jewish and he considers himself a Jew. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is his older sister, she worked with him on Donnie Darko.

He graduated from Harvard’s Westlake School in Los Angeles in 1998 and then enrolled at Columbia University, where he continued his studies in Eastern religion and philosophy. He then dropped out after two years to pursue his dream of an acting career, but managed to complete his degree on time.

His first big break came in October on Sky, which received positive reviews and grossed around $32 million. Gyllenhaal even called it “an outstanding achievement.”