Jake Gyllenhaal Biography


Jake Gyllenhaal

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Birth Name: Jake Gyllenhaal
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: sagittarius
Age:   37 Years
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Jake Gyllenhaal full name Jacob Benjamin "Jake" Gyllenhaal is a renowned actor from United States. He is popular in the world for portraying his role in the movies like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Love & Other Drugs and many more. Jake Gyllenhaal was from the higher class family born as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. He is an American and is white.

Jake Gyllenhaal has never been married but he has been involved in love affairs more than one in his life. In the early 2000s he was involved in love affairs with Kirsten Dunst. Her full name is Kirsten Caroline Dunst and she is one of the multi talented people from United States. She is an actress as well as model and singer. She is also known to be the screenwriter and director. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the Spider-Man trilogy. They dated each other for about two years and finally called off their love affairs in 2004. He also had romantic love affairs with actresses and singers like Reese Witherspoon, Taylor Swift, Emily DiDonato and so on. His net worth is rumored to be around $65 million. 

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Born in Los Angeles, California

1980 19th of December

Jake Gyllenhaal was from the higher class family born as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal in Los Angeles, California, United States of America to Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal. He is an American and is of white descent. 

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Began his acting career

1991

He began his acting career before he entered into his early teens. He was kind of lucky in his life as both of his parents are also the renowned name in the film industry. He played his first acting role in 1991 and that was in the movie, City Slickers.

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Rose to prominence

1999

It took him almost a decade to finally earn his name and fame. Though he began his career with the effort of his parents he gained his name and fame from his won. He became popular as an actor from 1999 and that was after playing his role in October Sky.

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Began dating Kirsten Dunst

2002

In the early 2000s he was involved in love affairs with Kirsten Dunst. Her full name is Kirsten Caroline Dunst and she is one of the multi talented people from United States. She is an actress as well as model and singer.

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Broke up with Kirsten Dunst

2004

His love affairs with Kirsten Dunst didn't last that long. She is known to be the screenwriter and director. She is popular in the world for portraying her role in the Spider-Man trilogy. They dated each other for about two years and finally called off their love affairs in 2004.

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Won Hollywood Film Awards

2005

Hollywood Film Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone fells honored if they win this award for the first time in their life. He has also been honored with this award twice in his life and that was in 2005 and 2013.

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Won BAFTA Awards

2006

He also acted very well in Brokeback Mountain. For portraying his role in that movie, he was nominated BAFTA Awards for Best Performance by an Actor, he was lucky at that time as he also won this award that year.

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Honored by Elle (France) Magazine

2007

Besides being crowned with several prestigious awards and his nominations in those awards, he has also been listed in listings of various listings. In 2007, Elle (France) Magazine listed him in their list of 15 Sexiest Men of the year. 

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Began dating Reese Witherspoon

2007

He was also romantically linked with Reese Witherspoon. Her full name is Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon and she is also one of the great actresses from Untied States. She is also popular for being the producer.

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Broke up with Reese Witherspoon

2009

His love life with Reese Witherspoon also had the sad ending in 2009. Their romantic relation of two years finally came to an end in 2009 for unknown reasons. It was rumored that they called off their love life because of him having extra love affairs. 

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Began dating Taylor Swift

2010 of October

After ending his romantic love affairs with Reese Witherspoon, he became linked with Taylor Swift.  Taylor Swift is one of the great singers from United States. She is also an actress. However, their love life was only for few months as they broke up with the start of 2011.

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Began dating Alyssa Miller

2013 of July

He also dated Alyssa Miller for about half a year. It is said that he began his love affairs with her from the mid 2013 and they continued it till the end of that year. Alyssa Miller is one of the famous models in the United States. 

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Began dating Emily DiDonato

2013 of March

In 2013, he was also linked with Emily DiDonato. Emily DiDonato is an emerging fashion model from United States. It is said that they began dating each other from the start of 2013 but the official news about that didn't came out in media. 

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Won Austin Film Critics Association

2014

He has also been honored with the Austin Film Critics Association once in his life and that was in 2014 for Best Actor. He got his nomination in this award for his role in Nightcrawler. He was first nominated in this award in 2006 for Best Supporting Actor.

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