Maggie Gyllenhaal Bio

(Actress)

Relationship Statistics of Maggie Gyllenhaal

What is Maggie Gyllenhaal marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Maggie Gyllenhaal get married ? (married date):May 02, 2009
How many children does Maggie Gyllenhaal have ? (name):Two (Ramona Sarsgaard, Gloria Ray Sarsgaard)$15 million
Is Maggie Gyllenhaal having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Maggie Gyllenhaal lesbian ?: No
Who is Maggie Gyllenhaal husband ? (name):Peter Sarsgaard
Peter Sarsgaard

More about the relationship

Maggie Gyllenhaal was in a relationship with the actor Peter Sarsgaard from 2002 and the two got married on May 2, 2009. They have two daughters, Ramona (b. 2006) and Gloria Ray Sarsgaard (b. 2012) and the family currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Who is Maggie Gyllenhaal?

Maggie is an American actress known for her minor but impactful performances in films. She had the biggest role of her career as a lead in the film ‘The Dark Knight’.

She was nominated for the Oscars in 2009 for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Age (41), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Maggie Gyllenhaal was born in New York City, New York, the United States on November 16, 1977. Her birth name is Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal and she is currently 41 years old. Her father’s name is Stephen Gyllenhaal and her mother’s name is Naomi Achs. Both her parents are filmmakers. Her father separated with her mother and remarried Kathleen Man.

She has a sibling who is an actor namely, Jake Gyllenhaal. Maggie holds American citizenship and mixed (Swedish- English- Swiss-German- Scottish- Welsh- French- Ashkenazi Jewish) ethnicity.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Education, School/ College University

Talking about Maggie’s education history, she studied drama at Harvard–Westlake prep school. She completed her graduation in 1995 and studied literature and Eastern religions at Columbia University, New York.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, Maggie Gyllenhaal made her debut in films at the age of fifteen in 1992 with ‘Waterland’ which was directed by her father. Her next two films, ‘A Dangerous Woman’ (1993) and ‘Homegrown’ (1998) were also directed by her father and featured her brother as well. She also appeared in the television movie ‘The Patron Saint of Liars’ in 1998.

Additionally, she made her debut in theatre with ‘Closer’ in 2000 and had a supporting act in the films ‘Cecil B. Demented’ in 2000 and ‘Riding in Cars with Boys’ in 2001. In addition, she showed her range by appearing in the comedy movies ‘Adaptation’ and ’40 Days and 40 Nights’ in 2002.

Then, Maggie Gyllenhaal starred in the movies ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ (2002), ‘Casa de Los Babys’ (2003), and ‘Mona Lisa Smile’ (2003) and returned to the theatre with ‘Homebody/Kabul’ in 2003. Over the next couple of years, she appeared in ‘Criminal’ (2004), ‘Strip Search’ (2004), ‘Happy Endings’ (2005), ‘The Great New Wonderful’ (2005), and ‘Trust the Man’ (2005). She then played the role of a young drug addict in ‘Sherrybaby’ in 2006.

Whereas, she appeared in ‘Paris, jet’aime’, ‘World Trade Center’ and ‘Stranger than Fiction’ in 2006 and gave her voice for ‘Monster House’ the same year. She also appeared in a short film ‘High Falls’ in 2007. Maggie Gyllenhaal played the lead in the commercially successful film ‘The Dark Knight’ in 2008. Similarly, she played the role of a bohemian college professor in ‘Away We Go’ in 2009 and acted in the play ‘Uncle Vanya’ in 2009.

Likewise, she appeared in the movies ‘Nanny McPhee Returns’ (2010) and ‘Hysteria’ (2011), and also acted in the Classic Stage Company’s production ‘Three Sisters’ in 2011. She hosted the documentary ‘Discovery’s “Curiosity”’ in 2012 and appeared in the television movie ‘The Corrections’ in 2012.

Besides that, she starred in ‘Won’t Back Down’ (2012), ‘White House Down ‘ (2013), ‘Frank’ (2014), ‘River of Fundament’ (2014) and American Airlines Theater’s ‘The Real Thing’ in 2014. She also appeared in a TV mini-series ‘The Honourable Woman’ in 2014.

Gyllenhaal’s narration performance of ‘Anna Karenina’ by Leo Tolstoy was made available for purchase in August 2016. She played herself in one episode of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ in 2016 and narrated the documentary ‘Truth and Power’ the same year. She appeared in the TC show ‘The Deuce’ in 2017.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Awards, Nomination

She won Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for The Honourable Woman (2014) at Golden Globe Award, she won Best Cast Ensemble for The Dark Knight (2008) at Awards Circuit Community Awards, she also won Best Actress for Secretary (2002) at Boston Society of Film Critics Awards.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Net Worth ($15M), Income, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million (as per 2019 data) and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

Maggie Gyllenhaal: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

She has been successful in keeping herself far from rumors and controversies in her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Maggie has a height of 5 feet 9 inches. Additionally, she weighs is 60Kg. In addition, she has a measurement of 36-25-35 inches and her bra size is 34B. Maggie’s hair color is dark brown and her eye color is blue. Furthermore, her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 9.5 (US).

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Being an American actress, Maggie Gyllenhaal has a huge fan following rate. She has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 5.9K followers on Facebook. Around 91.9K followers on Twitter, she has around 234K followers on Instagram.

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Reference: (Wikipedia)

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