|Full Name||Maggie Gyllenhaal|
|Birth Name||Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal|
|Profession||Actress and producer|
|Birth City||Manhattan, New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Stephen Gyllenhaal|
|Father Profession||Dirctor and Poet|
|Mother Name||Naomi Forner Gyllenhaal|
|Mother Profession||Screenwriter and director|
|No Of Children||2|
|Awards||Golden Globes,Awards Circuit Community Awards|
|Filmography||The Deuce,Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,Mona Lisa Smile,The Dark Knight,White House Down,Crazy Heart,The Honourable Woman|
|Date of Birth||November 16,1977|
|Married Date||May 2,2009|
American actress and producer Maggie Gyllenhaal gained acknowledgment from the movie Crazy Heart for which she was nominated for Academy Awards. She got nominated four times for Golden Globes with one win for The Honourable Woman. She, however, is also famous as the wife of actor Peter Sarsgaard and has two kids.
Maggie Gyllenhaal was born Margalit Ruth Gyllenhaal on 16th November 1977, in Manhattan, New York, United States. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and holds the American nationality.
She is an older daughter to director father Stephen Gyllenhaal and screenwriter/director mother, Naomi Forner Gyllenhaal. She grew up along with her younger brother Jake Gyllenhaal who is also an actor and film producer.
Maggie went to Harvard-Westlake Prep School; then, she went to study at The Mountain School for four months. The actress completed her high school from Harvard-Westlake.
After that, she moved to New York and completed her bachelor's degree in literature and Eastern religions from Columbia University. Then she went to London, England, and trained in acting from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
Maggie Gyllenhaal made her feature film debut from the 1992 movie Waterland; directed by her father, Stephen. The actress appeared in movies including, Donnie Darko, 40 Days and 40 Nights, among others.
However, she gained her popularity from the movie Confessions of a Dangerous Mind(2002) and Mona Lisa Smile(2003). In 2003, she was nominated for Golden Globes for the 2002 movie Secretary.
The 5 feet 9 inches tall actress appeared in box office successful DC's movie The Dark Knight in which she replaced actress Katie Holmes in 2008. The following year, she appeared in the film Crazy Heart and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Performace by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
The actress won her first Golden Globes for the television mini-series The Honourable Woman in 2015. The actress turned into a producer from the television series The Deuce in 2017. The following year, she produced her feature film, The Kindergarten Teacher. She is making her debut as a writer and director from her upcoming movie The Lost Daughter.
The Golden Globes winner is married to actor Peter Sarsgaard. The couple started dating in 2002, got engaged in April 2006, and the same year, they welcomed their first child daughter Ramona on 3rd October.
The duo exchanged their wedding vows on 2nd May 2009 in a chapel in Brindisi, Italy. After three years, the couple was blessed with second child daughter Gloria Ray on 19th April 2012.
Maggie and Peter are now living in their Brooklyn house, along with their two kids.
Maggie Gyllenhaal has an estimated net worth of $15 million, as of 2020. Her husband, Peter Sarsgaard, has a net worth around $20 million.
She has earned her major portion of her wealth from her 28 years long career. She was paid $500,000 for her work in the 2006 movie World Trade Center. The actress also appeared in DC's comic adaptation film The Dark Knight, which collected $1.005 billion against a $185 million budget.
Maggie Gyllenhaal and her husband Peter listed their 4 Story Brooklyn house for sale on $4.59 million in 2019. The couple lived there for a decade.