Jake Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980 in Los Angeles, California. His parents are director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner. Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal is her older sister. He started acting at age 10, being exposed to the world of movies at an early age. His first lead role was in the 1999 film October Sky, followed by the independent cult hit movie Donnie Darko in 2001.
His acting success continued in the early 2000s, starring in the movies The Good Girl, The Day After Tomorrow, and Jarhead. He then achieved critical acclaim for his portrayal of Jack Twist in Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain in 2005, winning a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor. He has since starred in such movies as Zodiac, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Love and Other Drugs, Prisoners, and Nightcrawler.
Age in 2015: 35
Date of Birth: December 19, 1980
Height: 6’0″ / 183cm / 1.83m
Weight: 170lbs / 77kg
Measurements: 44-16-33 in / 112-41-84 cm
Eye Color: Blue
Annually: 17,000,000.00 USD
Monthly: 1,417,000.00 USD
Weekly: 354,170.00 USD
Daily: 50,600.00 USD