Low-key love! Jake GyllenhaalAnd Jeanne Cadieu have kept their romance on the down-low — but they still seem to be going strong.
Us Weekly confirmed the duo’s relationship in December 2018 after they were spotted traveling together in London and Greece that summer. While their 16-year age difference may have caused a stir among some fans, the pair weren’t fazed.
“Jeanne is very mature for her age. She’s quirky, smart and loves history, reading; she’s a really great and well-rounded person,” a source explained. “She and Jake really took things slow, but are now pretty serious.”
The private couple have only made a handful of public appearances together — and have kept their romance largely off of social media. Gyllenhaal shared some insights into his dating approach before he fell for the French model.
“I think when you’re in a relationship, you are constantly scrutinized, your friends are scrutinized, but … I would love to not talk about my personal life,” he said in a 2017 interview with The Guardian.
Over the years, the Brokeback MountainHe has been in a lot of high-profile relationships. He was linked to Reese WitherspoonAnd Kirsten Dunst, before dating Taylor SwiftThree months in 2010 The whirlwind romance was allegedly the inspiration for the Grammy winner’s fourth record, Red, and its devastating breakup track “All Too Well.”
However, Southpaw star tends to keep his love life under wraps, he’s frequently spoken out about his desire to start a family someday.
“I’m not someone who has ever existed in a space where I’ve really known what’s coming next. But you do have to be open to it,” he told British VogueMay 2020
At the time, Gyllenhaal didn’t mention his girlfriend by name, but he explained that he’d “lightened up” over the course of his Hollywood career.
“I’m interested in my life, even more so than my work. I’ve reached a point in my career where I feel hungry in a different way. I’ve seen how much of my life I’ve neglected as a result of being committed to that work and that idea,” the October SkyActor added. “[I’m] seeing life as something that is, you know, fleeting, and the world being as it is now.”
Three years ago, the Broadway performer gushed über his nieces Ramona (and Gloria) who were his sisters. Maggie Gyllenhaal, shares and husband Peter Sarsgaard.
“My sister has raised two extraordinary daughters,” Jake told UseOnly available in September 2017. “They are so well-behaved and they are so thoughtful and so observant of the world around them. I’m so proud of not only them but my sister as a mother. I get two amazing girls when they come to see me. [but] at the end of the day there are times where it’s not bad to hand them back.”
The time was the Nocturnal animals actor said he loved his role as the girls’ “fun uncle,” adding, “When I’m with them, all I can think about is what incredible work my sister has put in and what a good mother she is with all the things she has on her plate already. Her extraordinary talent and everything that she does there speaks volumes about her and her husband. Fully devoted to their family.”
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