Who is Maggie Gyllenhaal?
Maggie Gyllenhaal is an American actress and producer who is best known for her minor but impactful performances in films. She came into limelight after she appeared as a lead in the film ‘The Dark Knight’. In addition, she was nominated for the Oscars in 2009 for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
Full Name: Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal
Age: 41 years old
Date of Birth: November 16, 1977
Place of Birth: New York City, USA
Father’s name: Stephen Gyllenhaal
Mother’s name: Naomi Achs
Profession: Actress, Producer
Net Worth: $15 million
Relationship status: Married
Height: 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight: 60 kg
Hair color: Dark brown
Eye color: Blue
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
She was born on November 16, 1977, in New York City, New York, USA. Her birth name is Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal and she is currently 41 years old. She studied drama at Harvard–Westlake prep school and then completed her graduation in 1995 and studied literature and Eastern religions at Columbia University, New York.
She debuted her career at the age of 15 in 1992 with ‘Waterland’ which was directed by her father. After that, she appeared in ‘A Dangerous Woman’ (1993) and ‘Homegrown’ (1998), and appeared in the television movie ‘The Patron Saint of Liars’ in 1998.
Her other notable appearances include in ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ (2002), ‘Casa de Los Babys’ (2003), and ‘Mona Lisa Smile’ (2003), ‘Strip Search’ (2004), ‘Happy Endings’ (2005), ‘The Great New Wonderful’ (2005), and ‘Trust the Man’ (2005).
Similarly, she appeared in ‘Nanny McPhee Returns’ (2010) and ‘Hysteria’ (2011) and also hosted the documentary ‘Discovery’s “Curiosity”’ in 2012.
Family Life, Parents, Sibling:
Her mother’s name is Naomi Achs and her father’s name is Stephen Gyllenhaal. Both of her parents are filmmakers but her father separated with her mother and remarried Kathleen Man.
She has a sibling who is an actor namely, Jake Gyllenhaal. Maggie holds American citizenship and her ethnicity is a mix of Swedish- English- Swiss-German- Scottish- Welsh- French- Ashkenazi Jewish.
Relationships, Boyfriend, Children:
Maggie Gyllenhaal is a married woman who is married to the actor Peter Sarsgaard on May 2, 2009. They began dating in 2002. The pair is blessed with two children: Ramona (b. 2006) and Gloria Ray Sarsgaard (b. 2012). The family currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and there is no sign of divorce between the couple.
Maggie stands a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 60Kg. Similarly, she has a measurement of 36-25-35 inches and her bra size is 34B. Also, she has dark brown hair and her eye color is blue. Furthermore, her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 9.5 (US).
Net Worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $15 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.
Social Media Accounts:
She has been active in social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 5.9K followers on Facebook about 91.9K followers on Twitter, and around 234K followers on Instagram.