Jake Gyllenhaal born December 19, 1980, in California, USA. According to her date of birth, she is 38 years old under the star sign of Sagittarius which defines him as an Independent and strong-willed personality. He is the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. He grew up with his elder sister named Maggie Gyllenhaal who is also an actress.
Talking about Gyllenhaal’s education, in 1998 he graduated from the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles. He then attended Columbia University but dropped out after two years to concentrate on acting.
Jake Gyllenhaal is not married yet. But, he was in a number of relationships in the past. He dated the American singer-songwriter, Jenny Lewis in 2001. After that in 2002, he started dating the beautiful American actress Kirsten Dunst; they broke up in 2004.
Gyllenhaal had an affair with Natalie Portman, an actress, in 2006. He was in a serious relationship with actress Reese Witherspoon, from 2007 to 2009. In 2010, Jake began dating the famous American singer Taylor Swift. They both were together for a year and broke up in 2011.
In 2013, Gyllenhaal built a relationship with the American fashion model Alyssa Miller. The pair was together for a year but they parted their ways in 2014. Since then, he has not been in any relationship. Currently, he is possibly single and has not involved in any relationship publicly.
Jake Gyllenhaal made his acting debut as Billy Crystal’s son in the 1991 comedy film City Slickers. Moreover, his second film, Donnie Darko was not a box office success upon its initial 2001 release but eventually became a cult favorite. Later he starred in the Touchstone Pictures romantic comedy, Bubble Boy, which was loosely based on the story of David Vetter.
Furthermore, Gyllenhaal was almost cast as Spider-Man for Spider-Man 2 due to director Sam Raimi’s concerns about original Spider-Man star Tobey Maguire‘s health. In 2005, he starred in the critically praised films Proof, Jarhead, and Brokeback Mountain. However, a new production of Burn This was scheduled for 2019 with Adam Driver in the role of Pale, in December 2017. His production was reported to be “scuttled“.
Moreover, He received further recognition for roles in Zodiac (2007), Brothers (2009), Prince of Persia: Love & Other Drugs (2010) and The Sands of Time (2010).
Jake Gyllenhaal’s net worth is $85 million at present. Gyllenhaal earns a massive amount of money from his career. Although, he is living a happy life.