How much is Jake Gyllenhaal worth? $65 Million
How did Jake Gyllenhaal earn his money and wealth?
Jake Gyllenhaal was born as Jake Benjamin Gyllenhaal in Los Angeles, California, the USA on December 19, 1980. An actor by profession, he reached the top in spite of many small tiffs on his way. His acting career began with the film ‘City Slickers’ in the year 1991. The chance of being cast in ‘The Mighty Ducks’ slipped away in the year 1992 owing to his parent’s denial on it. However, this was just the beginning and he earned money and wealth solely because of his acting in Hollywood movies as well as television series though it were the movies that always dominated his earning profit.
He has delivered a handful of commercial hits that helped him rise to fame and collect the net worth that he possesses today. ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ (2004), Zodiac (2014), Prisoners and Enemy (both 2013), Nightcrawler (2014), Southpaw (2015), and ‘Love and Other Drugs’ (2010) are some of the popular projects undertaken that hogged him in the limelight and he earned a huge success owing to these commercially hit films. The gross total of these movies uplifted his career in every possible manner. ‘The Day After Tomorrow’ is the highest grossing movie of Jake Gyllenhaal’s career.
His lead roles in movies like ‘Jarhead’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ earned him nods from the critics, audience and award show as he went on to win the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and received nominations from SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role, the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture as well as the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the movie Brokeback Mountain. For his performance in Love and Other Drugs, he was nominated Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
The movie ‘October Sky’ (1999) witnessed his first lead role that was adapted from ‘Rocket Boys’ – Homer Hickam’s autobiography. This movie proved to be his lucky mascot as it earned $32 million. The year 2002 witnessed some good roles by him in movies like Highway, The Good Girl, Lovely & Amazing, and Bubble Boy. In 2015, he played the role of Scott Fischer in ‘Everest’. The film was again a commercial hit and Jake Gyllenhaal received appreciation for his acting.
‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’ (2010) is the second highest grossing movie by Jake which is a fantasy action film and liked by every dramatic actor, writer or producer. It not only created a buzz at the box office but also laid to sensationalism regarding the characters. The most recent commercial hit by Jake Gyllenhaal was ‘Life’ (2017) a science fiction film that incorporated a contamination crisis. This film was a huge hit and paved way to stardom for Jake Gyllenhaal.
What are the highest grossing movies of Jake Gyllenhaal?
- The Day After Tomorrow (2004) : $1,867.4 million
- Prince of Persia: The sands of Time (2010) : $907.5 million
- Brokeback Mountain (2005) : $830.4 million
- Jarhead (2005) : $626.5 million
- Everest (2015) : $434.8 million
- Love and Other Drugs (2010) : $323.6 million
- Life (2017) : $302.3 million
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