Jake Gyllenhaal

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Full Name Jake Gyllenhaal
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Jake Gyllenhaal
Gender Male
Famous As Actor
Birth Date December 19th, 1980
Birth Place Los Angeles, California, US

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Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal famed as Jake Gyllenhaal is a very popular American actor. He made his debut in his acting career in the movie City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). He also 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 Gyllenhaal’s Spider-Man villain

Two things stand out about the first "Spider-Man: Far From Home" trailer that dropped Tuesday. Gyllenhaal plays the mysterious Mysterio in the sequel to 2017's "Spider-Man: Homecoming," which takes Peter Parker (Holland), love interest MJ (Zendaya), best friend Ned (Jacob Batalon) and their high-school pals to Europe. While there, Peter is visited by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) to help out with a situation involving various elemental creatures attacking cities. At the end of the new trailer, we see Gyllenhaal's Mysterio fly in and start blasting a gigantic water dude, giving Peter an unwanted shower in the process. One of the hero's pals likens Mysterio to a combo of Iron Man and Thor. 

Early Life, Family Background, Nationality, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education, Birthday of Jake Gyllenhaal

On 19th December 1980, Jake Gyllenhaal was born in Los Angeles, California, the USA. He will be 39 on his next birthday as of 2019. His real name is Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal. His nationality is American. His ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish, Swedish, English, and Swiss-German. His father name is Stephen Gyllenhaal. His father was a director. His mother name is Naomi Foner. His mother was a screenwriter. Talking about his siblings, he has an elder sister named Maggie Gyllenhaal. His other details will be updated soon.

Talking about his education, he is graduated from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. After that, he attended Columbia University but dropped out after two years.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Jake is a very handsome person with attractive body features. He has a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches. His body weighs 68 Kg. He has a Dark Brown hair and Blue eyes. His other body measurement will be updated soon. With his glowing face, he attracts a lot of people towards him. Overall, he has a very balanced weight and a healthy body.

How Jake Started His Career?

  • Jake started his acting career in the year 1991 movie by debuting as Billy Crystal's son in the film “City Slickers”.
  • Then, he appeared in the 1993 film A Dangerous Woman (along with sister Maggie).
  • His breakthrough performance was as Homer Hickam in October Sky in the year 1999.
  • He also earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Male Lead for playing the title character in Donnie Darko (2001).
  • He made his role in the movie Brokeback Mountain in the year 2005. For his performance in Brokeback Mountain, he received critical acclaim and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.
  • He also starred in the film "End of Watch" in 2012 which was released on 21st September.
  • In the year 2016, he starred in Tom Ford's thriller film Nocturnal Animals.
  • His next role will be comic book supervillain Mysterio/Quentin Beck in the sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming, Spider-Man: Far From Home set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe set for release in 2019.

Marital Status, Affairs, Children’s

Jake Gyllenhaal is an unmarried person. He is enjoying his single life a lot. He is focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. Previously, he dated Jenny Lewis in the year 2001. Then, he began dating Kirsten Dunst in 2002 and they broke up in the year 2004. In 2006, he had an affair with Natalie Portman. From 2007 to 2009, he was in a serious relationship with Reese Witherspoon. Then, he began dating Taylor Swift in 2010. They were together for a year and they broke up in 2011. In 2013, he built a relationship with Alyssa Miller and later they broke up after a year. Since then, he has not been in any relationship till now. As of Today, he is believed to be single. There is no information regarding his children.

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of this famous actor, Jake is estimated to have $65 million as of 2019. He is earning an impressive amount of net worth from his career. His exact net worth will be updated soon. The main source of his income is from his acting career.