Maggie Gyllenhaal full name Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal is a renowned actress from the United States. Currently, 41 years of age, Maggie is popular in the world for portraying her role in the movie The Dark Knight.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's early age
Maggie Gyllenhaal was from the higher class family born as Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal on the 16th of November, 1977 in Lower East Side, New York City, New York of United States of America to Stephen Gyllenhaal and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal.
Both of her parents are also renowned people in the film industry including her brother Jake Gyllenhaal. She is an American and is of diverse descent.
She began her acting career since her childhood days. As a child, Maggie Gyllenhaal attended The Mountain School in Vermont and later enrolled at Columbia University, where she studied Literature.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's career
Maggie Gyllenhaal stared her career doing small roles in her father's movie until she finally appeared in Donnie Darko (2001).
Since her professional debut Maggie Gyllenhaal has appeared in movies like Secretary, Sherrybaby, Confessions of a Dangerous Minds, Won't Back Down and White House Down, featuring Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum, to name a few.
She is best known for portraying the role of Rachel Dawes in The Dark Knight, starring Christian Bale, and directed by Christopher Nolan.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's personal life
Maggie Gyllenhaal is a married woman. She is married to Peter Sarsgaard. His full name is John Peter Sarsgaard and he is also one of the great actors from the United States.
Actually, they had a long relationship with each other before getting married. They started seeing each other form in 2002. Actually, he is his brother best friend and from his brother, she got to know him.
After having a romantic relationship for about four years, they got engaged in 2006 and finally got married in 2009. They also have two children together and both of them are sweet little daughters.
Maggie Gyllenhaal's net worth and salary
She rose into prominence after portraying her role in Secretary whose box office earning was the net worth of $9.3 million.
For her role in the World Trade Center, she earned the salary of $500,000. Besides her acting career, she is active in politics and also in charitable works.
As of 2019, Maggie Gyllenhaal has an estimated net worth of $15 million while her husband has a net worth of $20 million.