Genevieve Cortese Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Aug, 2018
Facts of Genevieve Cortese
Date of Birth: 1981 , January-8
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Genevieve Cortese
Birth Name Genevieve Nicole Cortese
Nick Name Genevieve
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Danville
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Tv Shows
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Drack brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Wildfire
Married Yes
Married to Jared Padelecki (m 2010)
Children Yes
Education New York University
Sisters Sarah
Siblings Johnny, Ben
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American actress, Genevieve Cortese is best known for her recurring role as the demon Ruby in an American dark fantasy series, Supernatural. She is also known for her portrayal as Kris Furillo on the TV series, Wildfire.

She has been married to Jared Padalecki since 2010 and has three children; two sons, Thomas Cotton Padalecki, born on March 19, 2012, and Austin Shepherd Padalecki born on December 22, 2013, and a daughter Odette Elliott Padalecki, born on March 17, 2017.

Early Life And Education Of Genevieve Cortese

Genevieve Nicole Cortese was born on 8th January 1981 in Danville, California, United States.  Also known as Genevieve Padalecki, she is better known for her appearance as Kris Furillo on a television series ‘Wildfire’.

Genevieve holds BFA degree in drama and BA in English from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. Prior to working on Television, she performed in various regional theater productions of ‘Crimes of the Heart’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ and ‘One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest’.

Genevieve Cortese's Career

Genevieve has appeared in a number of television as well as films. She appeared as Amber in Death Valley in 2004, as Ashley Harris in Kids in America in 2005, Unraveled in 2005 and as toga girl in Bickford Shmeckler’s Cool Ideas in 2006. In addition, she has also appeared in other movies like Short Ashley in 2006, Salted Nuts Jen in 2007 and Veronica in 2012.

In 2005 Genevieve appeared as Chole Green in one episode ‘The Dead Zone’. From 2005 to 2008 she portrayed the role of Kris Furillo in Wildfire. After leaving the show she appeared in another TV show ‘Supernatural’ from 2008 to 2009 as Ruby.

She has also done 10 episodes in ‘FlashForward’ as Tracy Stark. Genevieve was seen latest in one episode of Supernatural in 2011.

Genevieve Cortese's Net Worth And Salary

Genevieve’s estimated net worth is $2 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary from her career. She has starred in many films such as Death Valley, Kids in America, and Hated. She has appeared in the TV series such as The Dead Zombie, Wildfire, Supernatural, FlashForward, and Supernatural.

She performed in regional theater productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Crimes of the Heart, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, before her debut in the series, Wildfire.

Genevieve Cortese's Personal Life 

Born in San Francisco, California, Genevieve has 2 brothers and a sister, Johnny, Ben, and Sarah respectively. She moved to Montana when she was 13 and later to Sun Valley in Idaho.

Genevieve is married to Jared Padalecki. She met her husband on the sets of Supernatural, during the 4th season. Jared is an American actor. The couple dated for a year before getting married.

Jared proposed Genevieve in front of her favorite painting “Joan of Arc” at the New York’s Metropolitan Museum. 

The couple officially announced their engagement in 2010 January. Genevieve and Padalecki got married on 27th February 2010 in Sun Valley, Idaho, Cortese’s hometown.  

7 years into the marriage and Genevieve now has two beautiful children. She’s due for her third child in March of 2017.  

Genevieve lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and her children, they also have a home in Los Angeles and Vancouver. 

 

 

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