Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth: Movies & Career

As of 2023, the Brokeback Mountain star, Jake Gyllenhaal, has a total net worth of $80 million.

Originally, Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal, Jake Gyllenhaal was born on December 19, 1980, in Los Angeles, California.

Jake started his acting career very young in various Hollywood movies.

His first debut movie was City Slickers at the age of 11, and his first commercial hit movie was October Sky at the age of 19.

Gyllenhaal thus has done several movies and gave us several exciting characters during his filmography.

Jake Gyllenhaal in an award function.
Jake Gyllenhaal in an award function.

For his psychotic role as Donnie Darko in the 2001 movie Donnie Darko, Gyllenhaal was able to nominate himself in various Awards in the Male Lead category.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal
Known as Jake Gyllenhaal
Date of birth December 19, 1980
Place of birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Age 42
Marital Status Unmarried
Previous Girlfriends Jenny Lewis (2001-2002)

Kirsten Dunst (2002-2004)

Natalie Portman (2006)

Reese Witherspoon (2007-2009)

Taylor Swift (2010)

Rashida Jones(2011)

Father’s name Stephen Gyllenhaal
Mother’s name Naomi Forner Gyllenhaal
Siblings Maggie Gyllenhaal
Gender Male
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Education Harvard-Westlake School

Columbia University

The Center for Early Education

Young Actors Space

Hair color Dark Brown
Eye color Blue
Height 6 ft (1.83 m)
Weight 77kg (170 lbs)
Chest 44 inches
Waist 33 inches
Biceps 16 inches
Religion Christian/Jewish
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Profession Actor, Film Producer
Years active 1991-current
Net worth $80 million
Body Type Straight
Nick Name Jakey, Jake
Prominent Movies October Sky (1999)

The Brokeback Mountain(2005)

Donnie Darko (2001)

Nightcrawler (2014)


Spider-Man: Far From Home(2019)

Social Media Instagram, Facebook
Last Update February,2023

Jake Gyllenhaal Net Worth and Income

Jake Gyllenhaal received a handsome amount of $500,000 for his role as Jack Twist in Brokeback Mountain.

In this initial phase of his career, and getting such a fee was quite lucky for Gyllenhaal.

Not only a reasonable amount, but Gyllenhaal also earned himself several awards and nominations for the movie.

His income started to rise after this movie. The paychecks raised to $3 million in Jarhead and up to $10 million in The Prince of Persia.

His recent blockbuster movie Spiderman: Far from Home was able to rake in $1.13 billion, which was the highest-earning movie of the entire Gyllenhaal’s career.

Collection of famous movies by Jake Gyllenhaal.

Movie Title Worldwide Box Office Collection
October Sky $33,109,865
The Day After Tomorrow $555,840,117
Brokeback Mountain $176,980,863
Prisoners $113,402,302
Prince of Persia $336,359,676
Everest $221,297,061
Source Code $140,428,499
Life $100,929,666
Spider-Man: Far From Home $1,132,183,514

Gyllenhaal earns around $10-15 million for any new movies currently.

He is currently involved in various projects, some of which are already announced, and some are yet to.

After his movies, Gyllenhaal is also venturing into TV-Series in the upcoming series The Son and Lake Success.

Here is the net worth of Jake Gyllenhaal in different currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro € 67,431,600
Pound Sterling £ 57,772,000
Australian Dollar A$ 106,228,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 98,718,000
Indian Rupee ₹ 5,944,928,000
BitCoin ฿ 2360.61

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Jake Gyllenhaal House, Cars and Watch


Jake Gyllenhaal owns a luxury condo at 443 Greenwich Street, which has 2600 square foot space.

This condo has an open floor plan with three bedrooms and three and a half baths, and it costs around $8.63 million.

Jake Gyllenhaal's spacious condo in 443 Greenwich Street
Jake Gyllenhaal’s spacious condo at 443 Greenwich Street

Gyllenhaal shares the location with other A-lister celebrities like Harry Styles, Ryan Renolds, and Justin Timberlake.


Jake Gyllenhaal owns an Audi Q7 along with other exotic cars. Audi is Gyllenhaal’s favorite car, and he drives the beauty everywhere he goes.

Gyllenhaal with his Audi Car
Gyllenhaal with his Audi Car

The Audi Q7 costs around $54,000 as of now. The car has a powerful engine with a 6-liter V12 engine with 493 hp reaching 100 km/h in 8 seconds.


The star of the psychological movie Enemy, Gyllenhaal, has a fine set of watch collections in his name.

He has often seen different watches at parties, movie promotions, award shows, and movie premieres.

His watches range from Rolex Milgauss to Breitling Chronomat.

Let’s look at the watches Jake Gyllenhaal owns.

Watches Price
Rolex Submariner Date $10,490
Rolex Milgauss $7,990
Cartier Santos 100 $13,990
Breitling Chronomat $5,190
Rolex Datejust $7,490
Jake Gyllenhaal wearing Cartier Santos 100 watch.
Gyllenhaal wearing Cartier Santos 100 watch.

Jake Gyllenhaal Lifestyle and Vacations

Jake Gyllenhaal is a known workaholic and rarely keeps his lifestyle public. However, at certain times, Gyllenhaal comes public with the activities like hitting the gym or chilling on vacations.

Gyllenhaal is also known for his hardcore characters, and he goes complete method for his role.

For his role in Southpaw, he gained muscles and put on a lot of weight, but for his role as an ambitious cameraman in the thriller movie Nightcrawler he cut down his weight and lost many pounds.

He not only had to gain muscles but also learn the basics of boxing as well.

Gyllenhaal’s lifestyle is often constantly guided by the kind of characters he takes. His workout routine, diet plan, and bodybuilding regime all depend on his movie characters.

Jake with his friend Caruso spending vacation in beach of Italy.
Jake, with his friend Caruso, is spending a vacation on the beach of Italy.

Jake is rarely seen chilling on the beach because he loves to keep his life private. However, in 2015, we could see him spending a vacation in Italy with his long-time friend Caruso.

This vacation was scheduled just after wrapping his movie Everest.

Jake Gyllenhaal Movies, Investments, Endorsements, and Books


Jake Gyllenhaal was into movies and acting from a young age.

He had done approximately ten movies till he turned 20, in which some of them included critically acclaimed films.

Gyllenhaal perfectly transitioned from child actor to mainstream adult actor.

From doing characters that were likable, lovely, and cute, Jake transitioned to doing characters that were grey, dark, and very much rooted to reality, exploring the dark elements of human emotions.

The movie Nightcrawler is one such movie by Gyllenhaal, which shows us the price of obsession and dreams.

Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou in critically acclaimed movie Nightcrawler.
Jake Gyllenhaal as Lou in the critically acclaimed movie Nightcrawler.

Gyllenhaal was nominated for Academy Award for best supporting actor in the 2006 movie Brokeback Mountain

The movie raised a critical subject of same-sex relationships set in the western environment.

The other famous movies of Gyllenhaal include Prisinore, Nocturnal Animals, Enemy, Okja, The Devil of All Time, Prince of Persia, and Source Code.


Jake Gyllenhaal is not primarily involved in any investment strategy, but he often invests in real estate, earning himself a few million dollars.

The real estate business is what Gyllenhaal does, and in 2005, he sold a property that he had bought for $2.5 million. He then sold the property for $3.5 million in 2014, making him a profit of $1million.


Gyllenhaal is the official brand ambassador of Cartier watches or also known as Santos de Cartier.

He is often seen wearing the watches in several functions and endorses the watch on his social media.

Gyllenhaal was also involved in the “Eternity Calvin Klien” campaign from the company Calvin Klien.

In the video of the campaign, we can see Gyllenhaal as a father of children.



Gyllenhaal wrote a foreword in a book by the director of Donnie Darko’s movie called The Donnie Darko Book.” 

The book contains his note of foreword, where Gyllenhaal has comments of how confusing the movie was.

Jake Gyllenhaal Career

In a small formative year of 11 years, Gyllenhaal started his career as an actor in the 1991 movie City Slickers.

His acting in the movie was appreciated by many, and he was often considered in other child acting roles.

However, his breakthrough performance came from the 1999 movie October Sky, which was about a small-town boy who became the most significant name in the history of United States NASA.

The movie was based on the real-life story of Homer Hickman, who came from a small coal town of Coalwood, West Virginia, and went to become a NASA Engineer.

After two years of October Sky, Gyllenhaal proved he is here to stay with the cult classic movie Donnie Darko.

Jake Gyllenhaal as Donnie Darko in the movie Donnie Darko.
Jake Gyllenhaal is Donnie Darko in the movie Donnie Darko.

Here he played a mentally challenged kid who can predict the future. The movie won people’s hearts and collected around $7.5 million at the box office.

Gyllenhaal then moved on to do more adult roles and was cast in a dream role of Dastan in the movie adapted from the famous video game Prince of Persia: Sands of Time.” 

He was paid $10 million for his role as the price in the movie, which was quite astonishing.

The highlight of his career came during the 201s era. He went on to do different characters and roles in various movies ranging from a movie actor Enemy to an obsessed Cameraman in the movie Nightcrawler.

The highest-grossing movie of Jake Gyllenhaal was Spiderman Far from Home, which earned $1.2 billion at the box office.

3 Facts about Jake Gyllenhaal

  • In the 2001 movie Donnie Darko, Jake stars in the movie, and his real-life sister Maggie Gyllenhaal. And also, both of the siblings have been nominated for Academy Awards.
  • Singer Taylor Swift’s 2012 single “We are never ever getting back together” is rumored to be based upon her relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • Jake Gyllenhaal was a secondary choice to play Peter Parker or Friendly Neighbourhood Spiderman in the Sam Raimi trilogy. Tobey Maguire had to move away from shooting due to a back issue, but he recovered in time, and Jake didn’t get the chance to war the red and blue suit.


Is Jake Gyllenhaal in any relationship?

Jake is currently dating Jeanne Cadieu since 2018. They both have kept their relationship private, but few photos have appeared where we could see the couple holding hands and walking together.

How much is Jake Gyllenhaal’s net worth?

As of 2021, Jake Gyllenhaal has a total net worth of around $80 million.

How long has Jake Gyllenhaal has been acting?

Jake Gyllenhaal started his acting career in the movie “City Slickers,” released in 1991. Since then, he has been acting in several movies. His acting career is currently in his 20th year.



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