Danneel Ackles Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Mar, 2017
Facts of Danneel Ackles
Date of Birth: 1979 , March-18
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Danneel Ackles
Birth Name Elta Danneel Graul
Father Edward E.Grual, Jr
Mother Deborah Graul
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Lafayette
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For WB and UPN
Net Worth $3 million
Eye Color Light brown
Hair Color Dark brown
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-24-34
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 34
Weight in KG 58kg
Married Yes
Married to Jensen Ackles (m. 2010)
Children Justice Jay Ackles, Arrow Rhodes Ackles, Zeppelin Bram Ackles
Siblings Gino Graul
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Danneel Ackles is an American actress and model best known for her character as Shannon McBain on One Life to Live and Rachel Gatina on One Tree Hill. She is nicknamed Elmo by the crew and cast of ‘One Tree Hill’.

Early life

Danneel Harris was born on March 18, 1979, in Lafayette, Louisiana, the United States of America. She belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is white. She was raised in the small town of Eunice in St. Landry Parish.

Danneel Harris is the daughter of practicing ophthalmologist Edward E.Grual, Jr and Deborah Graul, who works as an interior designer. She has a brother named Gino Graul.

Professional career

Elta Danneel Ackles started her as a model, appearing in print and many television commercials. She was already training as an actor at the time. She is a very close friend of her One Tree Hill (2003) co-star Sophia Bush and Bevin Prince.

Danneel Ackles also appeared in ‘Ten Inch Hero’ (2007) with her One Tree Hill co-star Elisabeth Harnois and her husband Jensen Ackles.  On March 2, 2004, she made her first appearance on the daytime soap ‘One Life to Live’, as well as the indie film the 'Plight of Clownana'

Danneel Ackles attracted many of people through her role in ‘One Tree Hill’, in 2005. Her role, the cunning Rachel Gatina, proved to be popular and she was promoted to series regular in the fourth season. 

In the meantime, Danneel Ackles also had a prolific film career, with roles in ‘Ten Inch Hero’, 'Extreme Movie', and 'Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay'. Before beginning her acting career, she worked as a model with companies like Big Sexy Hair and Juicy Jeans.

Personal life and Affair

According to her personal life, Dannel Ackles is a married woman. She got married to her longtime boyfriend Jensen Ackles in May 2010. Their wedding place took at sunset at the Crescent Court Hotel in Dallas, Texas. According to the Bustle, they were friends for seven years.

Dannel Ackles' husband Jensen is an American actor and director who is best known for his roles in television as Eric Brady in 'Days of Our Lives'. The couple has three children and their first daughter is named as Justice Jay Ackles. She was born on May 30, 2013.

After that, Danneel Ackles welcomed twins, a son, and daughter named  Zeppelin Bram Ackles and Arrow Rhodes Ackles. They were born on December 2, 2016.

Net worth, Salary and Body measurement

Danneel Ackles has an estimated net worth of around $3 million. She stands tall with the height of 5 feet 7 inches, which is around 1.7 meter and her weight is 58kg. She has a very attractive body with her body measurement of 34-24-34 inches. 


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