About Jake Gyllenhaal
It has been calculated that the overall amount of the current Jake Gyllenhaal net worth reaches a high sum of 65 million dollars. He has become well known because of his career in Hollywood, as he is one of the richest actors there. He was born in 1980 and his real name is Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal. In 1991 he started his career as an actor when he appeared in “City Slickers”. Since that time, he has appeared in many more films which have also increased the total estimate of Jake Gyllenhaal net worth.
In 1992, he was chosen to appear in the film called “The Mighty Ducks”. However, he turned this opportunity down because he had to stay 2 months away from his home, to which his parents disagreed. In 1993, Jake Gyllenhaal appeared in a film called “A Dangerous Woman”, in which he starred with his sister, who is also an actress, Maggie. In addition to that, Jake Gyllenhaal appeared with his sister and mother in the TV show called “Molto Mario”, which is an Italian cooking show broadcasted on the Food Network.
In 1999, Jake Gyllenhaal got his first big leading part, which was in the film called “October Sky”. This was the adaptation of a book written by Homer Hickam called “Rocket Boys”. The film proved to be a success as it scored 32 million dollars in box offices. In 2001, Jake Gyllenhaal appeared in a film called “Donnie Darko”, in which he once again appeared with his sister Maggie. In this film, Maggie played his sister. However, the film did not score a lot in box offices, but eventually became quite a known film.
After his appearance in this film, he started to get more and more roles to appear in many others, such as “The Good Girl”, “Bubble Boy”, “Highway” and “Lovely & Amazing”. Thus, these films have also added up to the total amount of Jake Gyllenhaal net worth. Jake Gyllenhaal also appeared in “The Day after Tomorrow”, where he appeared next to Dennis Quaid.
In 2005 he appeared in other productions, such as “Brokeback Mountain”, “Proof” and “Jarhead”. These appearances not only made him more well known, but also added up to the overall sum of Jake Gyllenhaal net worth. In 2007 he appeared in “Rendition”, where he starred next to his girlfriend Reese Witherspoon. Two years later, he and Tobey Maguire appeared in “Brothers”.