- Birthday19th Dec, 80
- Birth PlaceUnited States
- Marital statusSingle
- Crazy people don't sit around wondering if they're nuts.
- Don't listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it's what you want to do and it's within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life.
- I think that we all have within us the potential for almost anything. If we play close attention to our lives, then we can get at it somehow.
- I have a mentor. I have... guides. I have a lot of guides. Not a lot, but people whose opinions I really respect and who I will turn to.
- Romance is important, but to have a friend you can use as a mirror, who can give you an objective response, that's what's really important.
Did you know?
- He was named one of People Magazines 50 Hottest Bachelors in 2004.
- He was named one of People magazines "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2006.
- He ranked at No.2 on the Gay Wired Magazine poll of male actors who have played gay characters in movies.
- He ranked him #6 on its list of “the 50 most talented, intelligent, funny, and gorgeous Jewish men in the world" by Shalom Life in 2012.
- He is close friends with Natalie Portman and Bryce Dallas Howard.
Family & relationships
- Kirsten Dunst
- Reese Witherspoon
- Taylor Swift
- Alyssa Miller
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal definitely loves his Audi Q7, driving it about almost everywhere that he goes. The love is not surprising considering that the mighty SUV arrives with an awesome set of qualities - elevated driving position, luxurious and spacious interiors, an off-road ability, a masculine appearance and, of course, a powerful engine. The SUV arrives as both - a 6-liter V12 diesel engine and a 4-liter V8 petrol engine. The most powerful among them generates a power of 493 hp while both reach the measuringt 100 km/h under 8 seconds. Having received 5 stars for safety in the US, the SUV is a class luxury liner from Audi.
Cabo San Lucas Vacation
The son of director Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter Naomi Foner, Jake Gyllenhaal jetted off to the exotic beach destination of Cabo San Lucas on April 2008 when he felt the pressing need to take a well-deserved break from his hectic work schedule. The actor was accompanied by his then girlfriend, Hollywood heart throb Reese Witherspoon for the entire length of his four day long vacation. Jake took full advantage of the break to spend some quality time with his super-gorgeous new girlfriend. The couple was photographed sunbathing by the side of the Cabo sea beach and showing off their perfectly toned beach bodies. They also took dips in the ocean together and managed to find some time to hunt for souvenirs at a local shop. Jake tried out the exotic Mexican sea cuisine on offer at a restaurant and developed a liking for the local food.
Location: The city of Cabo San Lucas is situated in the North American country of Mexico in its Baja California Sur province.
Accommodation: Cabo San Lucas possesses some of the best five star resorts in Mexico and is home to approximately two dozen high end accommodations. Elite hotels of the class of “Cabo Azul Resort and Spa”,”Las Ventanas Al Paraiso”,”Secrets Marquis Los Cabos” and “Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort and Spa” usually charge in the range of $750 to $1,250 to let out a room for a day during the holiday season.
Main Attractions: The city of Cabo San Lucas offers full value for money in the form of great sea beaches that receive abundant sun shine for most part of the year. They are just the perfect place for tourists to indulge in recreational activities like sunbathing, swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling.
Some of the Cabo restaurants offer the chance to sample some of the best seafood and Mexican food available in the country. Cabo also contains places of historical interest like the Plaza Amelia Wilkes situated in the center of the city.
Jake Gyllenhaal has been an avid supporter of children's causes with a contribution of $101,000 which he raised through the auction of T-shirts he wore in Brokeback Mountain. So, it comes as no surprise that he supports Hillsides, a charity advocating children's rights and providing them safe places to stay with stable environments in Southern California. The organization has a century long history throughout which it has worked to spread awareness of children's issues.
Founded by the hedge fund veteran, Paul Tudor Jones II, Robin Hood targets the poor in New York with the aim of discovering and funding the most effective programs in eradicating poverty, educating the poor and offering business support. Jake has been a regular participant of the annual charity events that are organized by Robin Hood to raise funds.
The 'happy' and 'gay' people will be glad for GLAAD! The charity aims at ensuring inclusive representation and equal rights for everyone irrespective of sexual orientation and gender leanings. Mr. Gyllenhaal is a regular supporter of GLAAD and he has been sighted at the GLAAD media awards on several occasions.
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal owns two cute dogs, a German Shepard named “Atticus and his new adopted puggle christened “Boo Radley”. The actor was snapped in New York carrying his adorable pet while enjoying a small get together with his immediate family members.
Carhartt Arctic-Quilt Lined Duck Vest
In March of 2012, as he dropped into Urth Cafe to grab a quick bite, actor Jake Gyllenhaal was spotted dressed in an earthy colored duck vest from the brand Carhartt. Made from 100 percent hand-spun cotton duck, the vest features a arctic-quilt with a nylon lining for warmth. A front zipper, wind-flap and hand-warmer pockets are other features of this US-based clothing company jacket.
J Brand Walker Straight Leg Jeans
In Boone, posing for the cameras, Gyllenhaal looked cool in the straight leg jeans from J Brand. The label has been the result of the teaming of denim manufacturer Jeff Rudes and celebrity stylist Susie Crippen. The resulting pant is a relaxed jeans with a zip fly, button closure and five pockets.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner
The Submariner from Rolex sits pretty on Jake Gyllenhaal's wrists! This model was first introduced by Rolex in 1954 and since then, has been widely known for its awesome water resistance. It has been part of several oceanic expeditions and the ideal design around which several other watchmakers have fashioned themselves.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lo Top Sneakers
Converse produces a wide range of shoes and sneakers and it has won the heart and 'sole' of actor Jake Gyllenhaal it seems! He was spotted wearing the All-Star lo top sneakers from the brand in its popular line - the 'Chuck Taylor'. The sneakers come with a rubber sole and canvas uppers.