American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was born as Margaret Ruth Gyllenhaal on November 16, 1977 in New York City, USA. Her parents are Stephen Gyllenhaal, a director, and Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal, a film producer and screenwriter. She is also known as the sister of the famous actor Jake Gyllenhaal and a wife of Peter Skarsgaard who’s also an actor. After graduating in Columbia University with a degree of Bachelor of Arts, she proceeded to Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London where she gained more skills in acting. In 1992, Maggie was seen on big screen for the first time when she portrayed the role Maggie Ruth in Waterland, a film directed by her father. The moment she appeared on the screen, she instantly gained an attention, leading her to portray more roles in the following years. Meanwhile her other films include 40 Days and 40 Nights, Secretary, and Mona Lisa Smile.
Being a busy actress and a mom at the same time, most of us probably thinks that it’s a bit difficult for her to take maintain her fit and healthy physique. Well, we’re quite wrong since the actress knows exactly how to manage it. According to her, she still finds time working out and sweating her body in an aerobics session. “I’ve been doing this aerobics class that I really like, which has been great for my body because it’s so toning and strengthening. I was doing like an hour of cardio aerobics, which I had to work up to, but it made me feel so strong,” she shares. When it comes to her food preferences, mostly the actress opts for organic foods.
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 36)
Height: 175 cm | 5 feet, 9 Inches
Weight: 57 kg | 126 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 12B | 34B
Waist Size: 58 cm | 23 in
Hip Size: 84 cm | 33 in