Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth 2020 and Biography

Jake Gyllenhaal net worth: Jake Gyllenhaal is an American actor. As of 2019, Jake Gyllenhaal’s net worth is estimated to be $65 Million dollars.  His acting career already started when he was a child. Jake had his acting debut in the movie “City Slickers” (1991). He was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Brokeback Mountain (directed by Ang Lee). In addition, he won various international prizes, including a BAFTA Award.
Net Worth: $65 million
Birth Date:
Dec 19, 1980
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Last Updated:
September 2019
Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth

Jake Gyllenhaal was born on December 19th, 1980 as the son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and producer / screenwriter Naomi Foner. His father grew up with the Swedenborgian faith and is a member of the Swedish noble family Gyllenhaal. 

His mother comes from a Jewish-American family in New York.  She’s the sister of Eric Foner, a famous historian at Columbia University. Gyllenhaal grew up with the Jewish faith. Later, he had his Bar Mitzvah in a homeless center because his parents wanted to instill gratitude for his privileged lifestyle.

His sister Maggie Gyllenhaal is also an actress, with Jake she appeared in films such as ”A Dangerous Woman” and ”Donnie Darko”.


Gyllenhaal made his film debut at the age of 11 in City Slickers (1991). He became a more famous actor after October Sky (1999). In 2001, he was given the title role in Donnie Darko. He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for best actor for that move.and subsequently became a promising actor in films such as October Sky (1999), before he was given the title role in Donnie Darko (2001) (for which he was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for best actor). It was also the major breakthrough for Richard Kelly who directed the movie. He played with Jennifer Aniston in another Sundance favorite, The Good Girl (2002), and again received good reviews. 

He has done a lot of movies that were big hits. This can be reflected correctly in Jake Gyllenhaal’s net worth.

Relationship of Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal is dating Jeanne Cadieu, a young French model. The pair were first seen together July 2018 in London. They were spotted again together in Greece the following month.

From 2002 to 2004, Gyllenhaal had a relationship with actress Kirsten Dunst. Gyllenhaal also has had a relationship with actress Reese Witherspoon whom he got to know on the set of Rendition (2007).

What are the highest grossing movies of Jake Gyllenhaal?

1. Spider-Man: Far from Home: $1,127.4 million

2. The Day After Tomorrow: $544.3 million

3. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time : $336.4 million 
(co-starring Ben Kingsley)

4. Everest (2015) : $203.4 million

5. Brokeback Mountain: $178.1 million
(these are world-wide box office results)