Jake Gyllenhaal Personal Details
Birth Name: Jacob Benjamin “Jake” Gyllenhaal
Born: December 19, 1980
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Education: Jake attended Harvard-Westlake School and Columbia University
Occupation: Actor, producer
Net Worth: $65 million
Jake Gyllenhaal Measurements
Height: 6′ (1.83 m)
Weight: 167 lbs (76 kg)
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Blue
Shoe Size: 10
Distinctive features: Often plays troubled characters
Best known for: His appearance in movies like ‘Brokeback Mountain’, ‘Zodiac’, ‘Prince of Persia’, and ‘Source Code’.
Jake Gyllenhaal Family:
Father – Stephen Gyllenhaal
Mother – Naomi Foner
Siblings – Maggie Gyllenhaal
Jake Gyllenhaal Dated:
- Jenny Lewis (2001-2002) – He had a short relationship with Jenny in 2001 but not anything serious.
- Kirsten Dunst (2002-2004) – Jake dated Kirsten for almost two years but they eventually split up in 2004.
- Reese Witherspoon (2007-2009) – Reese and Jake seemed to have a serious future together but things just didn’t turn out well after all.
- Taylor Swift (2010) – Nobody knows how much these two were involved with one another, but they were seen together on several occasions.
- Lea Seydoux (2012) – Lea came into Jake’s life in a time when he was going through some serious issues, but it just didn’t work out in the end.
- Alyssa Miller (2013-present) – He is currently dating Alyssa Miller, and they seem like a perfect match.
First Film: Jake made his debut on the big screen when he was just 11 years old in ‘City Slickers’.
First TV appearance: His first appearance on television was in 1994 when he appeared in an episode of ‘Bop Gun’.
Personal trainer: Jake worked with personal trainer Simon Waterson on several occasions, including his role in ‘Prince of Persia’. It seems that Jake takes his
physical health extremely seriously, which is why he exercises regularly.
Jake Gyllenhaal Favorite Things, Facts & Hobbies:
- He was named one of People magazine’s “50 Most Beautiful People” in 2006.
- Jake went to elementary school with members of Maroon 5.
- He is good friends with Natalie Portman.
- Jake was one of the top contenders for the role of Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins. The role eventually went to Christian Bale.
- He has two dogs called Atticus and Boo, named after characters from the book ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ which is also his favorite book.
- Jake gained almost five pounds of muscular mass for his role in Jarhead.