Who is Jake Paltrow? Brother Of Gwyneth Paltrow

by Mela Sat Mar 18 2023 Updated On Thu Mar 23 2023
Who is Jake Paltrow? Brother Of Gwyneth Paltrow

Jake Paltrow is an American film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is the brother of Gwyneth Paltrow

She is a famous American actress and got recognition from the Marvel movie Iron Man for playing “Pepper Potts.”

Jake Childhood

Jake was born to Bruce Paltrow, a producer-director, and Blythe Danner, an actress. 

Jake and Gwyneth also followed in their parent's footsteps. 

He graduated from Cross Road highschool. They come from very religious families. 

His father is Jewish, and his mother is Christian. As a result, he was raised following both religions. 

He had a traditional Bar Mitzvah when he turned 13. Jake was raised in a wealthy environment. He spent his childhood in Santa Monica, California

His father's Jewish family emigrated from Belarus and Poland, where his mother has German, Irish, and English descendants

They have many other famous relatives in the family, and they often go to gatherings and are close to each other. 

His father, Bruce, died on 3 October 2003 at the age of 58 years. The reason behind his death was oral cancer.

Parents of Jake Paltrow.
Parents of Jake Paltrow. Source: Pinterest

Relationship Status

Jake is married to Taryn Simon. She is an American multidisciplinary artist who works in photography, text, and sculpture. 

Jake and Taryn met in 1999 and got married in 2010

There is not much information about how they met and where they married because Taryn is a private person. 

The duo has two children together, Whister Paltrow and Eliel Paltrow. The couple is living a quiet and happy life. 


Jake was born on 26 September 1975. He is 47 years old as of 2023. His sister Gwyneth is 50 years old.

Jake's zodiac sign is Libra. His height is about 6 feet 1 inch.

Net Worth

Being a producer and director, Jake's net worth is about $10 Million. And his sister Gwyneth's net worth is about $200 Million. 

Jake Paltrow's sister Jake Paltrow.
Jake Paltrow's sister Jake Paltrow. Source: Instagram

Jake Career

He has done a lot of work in the industry. 

His main work is directing, where he produced some NYDP blue episodes like Andy Appleseed, B Brothers Under Arms, and the famous sitcom The Big Bang Theory

He debuted in 2006 by directing the movie The Good Night, where his sister Gwyenth was also cast. And also, that movie was released at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. 

He has also produced short films. He has done directing and produced the dystopian sci-fi Western Young Ones. Jake is successful in his career and doing well. 

His interest in directing came from his father as he spent much time with his father discussing movies.

Jake seems to be down to earth. Once he said being part of a famous family made it easier for him to go into show business.

And he appreciates the things he got in life. 

About Her Sister

Jake and Gwyneth are very close to each other. 

We can see them quite often together. But, of course, Gwyneth is the most famous one in the family. 

She has done many films and became famous from the Marvel movie casting opposite Robert Downey Jr

Gwyneth is married to Brad Falchuk, who is a television writer

She once married Chris Martin, a famous singer and songwriter. But they both separated in 2016.

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