Jake Gyllenhaal Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & More

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal Profile, Age, Height, Family, Affair, Wiki, Biography & More

Jake Gyllenhaal is an American actor. Born into the Gyllenhaal family, he is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner; his older sister is actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. He began acting as a child, making his acting debut in City Slickers (1991), followed by roles in his father’s films A Dangerous Woman (1993) and Homegrown (1998). His breakthrough roles were as Homer Hickam in October Sky (1999) and as a psychologically troubled teenager in Donnie Darko (2001).

Gyllenhaal starred in the 2004 science fiction disaster film The Day After Tomorrow. He played Jack Twist in Ang Lee’s 2005 romantic drama Brokeback Mountain, for which Gyllenhaal won a BAFTA Award and was nominated for an Academy Award. His career progressed with starring roles in the thriller Zodiac (2007), the romantic comedy Love & Other Drugs (2010), and the science fiction film Source Code (2011). Further acclaim came with his roles in Denis Villeneuve’s thrillers Prisoners (2013) and Enemy (2013).

Gyllenhaal received nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performances as a manipulative journalist in Nightcrawler (2014) and a troubled writer in Nocturnal Animals (2016). His highest-grossing release came with the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), in which he portrayed Quentin Beck / Mysterio. He also had lead roles in Wildlife (2018), Velvet Buzzsaw (2018), The Guilty (2021), and Ambulance (2022).


Gyllenhaal has performed on stage, starring in a West End production of the play This Is Our Youth and Broadway productions of the musical Sunday in the Park with George as well as the plays Constellations and Sea Wall/A Life, the lattermost of which earned him a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. Aside from acting, he is vocal about political and social issues.

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, to film producer and screenwriter Naomi Foner (née Achs) and film director Stephen Gyllenhaal. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, his older sister, appeared with him in the film Donnie Darko. Gyllenhaal’s father, who was raised as a Swedenborgian, is of Swedish and English descent and is a descendant of the Swedish noble Gyllenhaal family.

His last ancestor to be born in Sweden was his great-great-grandfather, Anders Leonard Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal’s mother is Jewish, and was born in New York City to an Ashkenazi Jewish family from Russia and Poland. Gyllenhaal has said that he considers himself Jewish. On his 13th birthday, Gyllenhaal performed a “Bar Mitzvah-like act, without the typical trappings”, volunteering at a homeless shelter because his parents wanted to give him a sense of gratitude for his privileged lifestyle.


Jake Gyllenhaal Biodata and Biography

Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jake, Jakey
Date Of Birth
19 December 1980
43 Years (as in 2022)
Profession / Occupation
Mother Tongue
Zodiac Sign
Height / Weight
6’0″ / 77kg
First Movie
City Slickers (1991)
City Slickers (1991)
Money Factor
$80 million/film (USD)


Jake Gyllenhaal Family and Relatives

Stephen Gyllenhaal
Naomi Foner
Not Known
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Marital Status
In a realtionship
Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Jenny Lewis (2001)
Kirsten Dunst (2002 – 2004)
Natalie Portman (2006)
Reese Witherspoon (2007 – 2009)
Taylor Swift (2010 – 2011)
Anna Kendrick (2011)
Minka Kelly (2012, rumor)
Alyssa Miller (2013 – 2014)
Rachel McAdams (2014, rumor)
Ruth Wilson (2015)
Izabel Goulart (2011, rumor)
Isabel Lucas (2010, rumor)2022
Jeanne Cadieu (Present)


Jake Gyllenhaal Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters
183 cm
Height in Meters
1.83 m
Height in Feet Inches
Body Measurement
Chest Size
44 inches
Waist Size
33 inches
Hips Size
16 inches
Eye Colour
Hair Colour
Dark Brown



Jake Gyllenhaal Favorites

Favorite Colour
Favorite Actor
Not Known
Favorite Actress
Not Known
Favorite Food Brands Not Known
Hobbies Cooking, Workingout, Surfing, Acting, Music, Sports
Favorite Music Adele, Mumford & Sons
Favorite Pet Dogs
Car Cellection Lexus RX
Audi Q7
BMW i3
Bentley Flying Spur
Porsche Cayenne
Sexual Orientation Straight


Jake Gyllenhaal Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification
Harvard-Westlake School
College / University
Columbia University
Not Known


Jake Gyllenhaal Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place
Los Angeles, California, United States
Home Town
Los Angeles, California, USA
Present Residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
House Address
Los Angeles, California, USA
Phone No / Mobile No
Not Known
Email ID
Not Known
Not Known



Jake Gyllenhaal Awards, Honours, Achievements

Academy Award (Oscar)
Not Known
Golden Globe Award
Not Known
Screen Actors Guild Award
Not Known
Not Known


Jake Gyllenhaal Social Media

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