Jared Padalecki Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Jul, 2018
Facts of Jared Padalecki
Date of Birth: 1982 , July-19
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Jared Padalecki
Birth Name Jared Tristan Padalecki
Father Gerald R. Padalecki
Mother Sharon L. Kammer
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City San Antonio, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 5 million
Salary $ 125 thousand
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 86 KG
Married Yes
Married to Genevieve Cortese (m. 2010)
Children Thomas Colton Padalecki, Shepherd Padalecki
Education James Madison High School
Movies House of Wax
TV Show Supernatural Since 2005
Siblings Jeff Padalecki, Megan Padalecki
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Jared Tristan Padalecki is an American actor known best for his appearance as Sam Winchester on the famous thriller series Supernatural. He has also been known for appearing in the television series Gilmore Girls and has been starred in several films as well.

He has won Constellation Awards twice for Best Male Performance in a 2007 and 2012. She has also won People's Choice Awards in 2014, and Teen Choice Award in 2015.

He has been married to Genevieve Cortese, an American actress, since 2010. The couple shares three children. 

Early Life And Education Of Jared Padalecki

He was born on San Antonio, Texas, to mother Sherri Padalecki and father Gerald Padalecki on the year 1982 on 19th July.

Padalecki, who is of German, Polish, Scottish, English and French ancestry, took part in the Presidential Scholars Program on 2000.

He has decided to study at the University of Texas for studying but instead chose to move to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting. After winning the Fox Broadcasting’s 1999 “Claim to Fame Contest”, he met an agent and played a minor role in a film A Little Inside.

Jared Padalecki's Career

He was cast as Dean Forester on the hit television series Gilmore Girls, which led him to rise to fame. He played the role from 2000 to 2005 and also appeared hand in hand in movies like Silent Witness, A Ring of Endless Light and Close to Home.

His other endeavors include appearing on New York Minute, on 2004 as Trey Lipton and also on Flight of the Phoenix. He appeared in Cry wolf on 2005 and was picked up to play the role of Sam Winchester on the series, Supernatural. The show has been running for eleven seasons up until now.

Jared’s other film roles include acting on Cheaper by the Dozen, House of Wax, House of Fears, Christmas Cottage and Friday the 13th. He has also appeared in television on ER, Room 401 and has given his voice on The Anime Series of Supernatural.

Jared Padalecki's Net Worth

Jared Padalecki's net worth is $8 million at present. He has managed to help the series Supernatural, rise to the heights of fame. The show granted him the salary of $125 thousand per episode. 

Jared Padalecki's Personal Life

Jared Padalecki is off the hooks and is a married man. He has been married to the co-star of Supernatural Genevieve Cortese. She formerly played the role of the demon Ruby on the fourth season of the show.

The couple commenced dating in January 2009. After 10 months, on December 2009, they announced their engagement. They got married after two months, on February 27, 2010. The wedding took place in Sun Valley, Idaho and was covered widely by the media and tabloids.

The couple has two sons together. Jared, along with his family, resides in Austin, Texas. The couple seems to be doing pretty well together and has not been surrounded with rumors or speculations of being surrounded with marital issues. They are doing pretty good and hence there is no issue of divorce. Jared formerly had an affair with Sandra McCoy starting from 2003 to 2008.