Jake Gyllenhaal Biography


Jake Gyllenhaal is an actor who is best known for his role as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999). Jake Gyllenhaal is an unmarried man till now.

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Jake Gyllenhaal is an unmarried man till now. He has been in a number of relationships in his past. In 2001, he dated the American singer-songwriter, Jenny Lewis. After that, he began dating the beautiful American actress Kirsten Dunst in 2002 and they broke up in 2004.

In 206, he had an affair with Natalie Portman, an actress. From 2007 to 2009, he was in a serious relationship with actress Reese Witherspoon. Jake began dating the famous American singer Taylor Swift in 2010. They were together for a year and they broke up in 2011. In 2013, he built a relationship with the American fashion model Alyssa Miller. The couple was together for a year and they broke up in 2014. Since then, he has not been in any relationship till now. According to the records, he is possibly single at the present time.

Relationship Facts of Jake Gyllenhaal

  • Jake Gyllenhaal is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jake Gyllenhaal?

Jake Gyllenhaal is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999). He earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in the indie cult hit Donnie Darko (2001), in which he played a psychologically troubled teenager alongside his older sister, Maggie Gyllenhaal.

Jake GyllenhaalAge, Parents, Siblings, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity

Jake Gyllenhaal was born Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal on 19 December 1980, in Los Angeles, California, USA. His nationality is American and he is of Ashkenazi Jewish, Swedish, English, and Swiss-German ethnicity.

He is a member of the Gyllenhaal family and the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He has an elder sister named Maggie Gyllenhaal who is also an actress.

Jake GyllenhaalEducation History

He graduated from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles in 1998, then attended Columbia University, but dropped out after two years to concentrate on acting.

Jake had the influence of his family’s background to become a movie star. He worked as a lifeguard as a teenager.

Jake Gyllenhaal: Professional Life, Career, and Awards

Jake made his acting debut as Billy Crystal’s son in the 1991 comedy film City Slickers. He appeared in the 1993 film A Dangerous Woman along with his sister, Maggie. Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies and films. His breakthrough performance was as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999).  He earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in Donnie Darko (2001).

In 2005, he played the role of Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He was also nominated for the “Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role”. He received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010), and Love & Other Drugs (2010).

Jake Gyllenhaal
Caption: Jake Gyllenhaal Stunning Looks (Source: The Guardian )

Jake Gyllenhaal: Salary and Net Worth

He has accumulated a net worth of $80 million as of 2022. But there is no information regarding his salary.

Seeing his performance in this field we can assume that he earns a good salary.

Jake Gyllenhaal: Rumors and Controversy

Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life. It seems he is doing the best job without harming others and has been a straight person in his life, for which he has not been in any controversy yet.

Jake Gyllenhaal: Height, Weight, Body Size

Jake has a height of 6 feet. His body weighs 77kg. Besides these, he has Dark Brown hair and Blue eyes.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Jake is currently active on social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has more than 5.4 million followers on Facebook. Similarly, his Instagram account holds more than 162k followers. Besides these, his Twitter account holds more than 55.7k followers.

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