Jared Padalecki
Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki is one of the most accomplished American actors. He began attending acting school when he was twelve. He is famous for his role as Sam Winchester in the hit supernatural drama Supernatural. He also became famous after winning the show ‘Claim to Fame Contest.’

Quick Biography

Padalecki was born on July 19, 1982in San Antonio, Texas. He debuted in the TV series ‘Gilmore Girls’ and subsequently did several roles in ‘The Christmas Cottage’ and ‘Friday The 13th’ and many more. He has been nominated for several award categories.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Jared Padalecki
Age: 37 years old
Birth Date: 19 July 1982
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas
Nationality: United States of America
Religion: N/A
Parents: Father:  Gerald Padalecki

Mother:  Sherri Padalecki

Spouse: Genevieve Cortese (m. 2010)
Children: Odette Elliott Padalecki, Austin Shepherd Padalecki, Thomas Colton Padalecki
Height: 6 feet 5 inches
Weight: 100 kg
Profession: Actor, Voice Actor
Net Worth in 2020: $15 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Padalecki is 37 years old, with a height of 6 feet 5 inches. His body weight 100 kg. He has dark brown hair and hazel eyes.

Education, School/College University

Padalecki attended James Madison High, and from there, he completed his high school in 2000. He wanted to start further studies at the University of Texas; instead, he decided to take up acting as his profession.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Padalecki was born on 19th July 1982 to Sherri, an English language teacher and Gerald Padalecki, a tax accountant at San Antonio in Texas. He has two siblings, an older brother Jeff Padalecki and a younger sister Megan Padalecki. He is of American nationality. His father is of Polish descent, while his mother has German, Scottish, French, and English ancestry. Much information is not known about his political views.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Jared Padalecki Wife Genevieve Cortese
Jared Padalecki Wife Genevieve Cortese

Yes, Padalecki is a married man. He married Genevieve Cortese when she guest appeared on the show ‘Supernatural.’ They got engaged in January 2010. They tied the knot after one month on 27th February 2010. Padalecki has three children with Genevieve Cortese. The eldest son is Thomas Colton Padalecki, Austin Shepherd Padalecki, and daughter Odette Elliott Padalecki who was born on 17th March 2017.

Relationship Statistics 

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): February 27, 2010
Does he have any relationship affair? no
Is Jared Padalecki Gay? no
Wife/Spouse? (name): Genevieve Cortese (m. 2010)
Kids: Odette Elliott Padalecki, Austin Shepherd Padalecki, Thomas Colton Padalecki

Professional Life and Career

In 1999, Jared met with an agent, and immediately after that, he was signed for a minor role in the Hollywood film ‘A Little Inside.’ In 2000, he was cast in a television film titled ‘Silent Witness’ in another minor role, but in the same year, he got the role in the TV comedy series ‘Gilmore Girls.’ In 2004, he signed the main role of Trey Lipton for the movie ‘New York Minute.’

In 2005, he was cast in the American horror-fantasy television series ‘Supernatural’ in a lead role as Sam Winchester for which he is mostly praised. He was also selected for the role of Tom Jordon in Jeff Wadlow’s horror film ‘Cry Wolf’ alongside Jon Bon Jovi, Lindy Booth, Julian Morris, and Gary Cole. The film crossed a 14 million profit at the box office. In 2008, Jared played the lead role of Thomas Kinkade in the Christmas Biopic ‘Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage’.

Awards & Nominations

Jared won the ‘Best Male Performance in 2007 Science Fiction Television Episode (“Born Under a Bad Sign”). He received his first award for his role as Sam Winchester in ‘Supernatural’ in 2008 at the ‘Constellation Awards.’ In 2013, he again received the ‘Constellation Award’ in the category of ‘Best Male Performance in a 2012 Science Fiction Television Episode (“The Born-Again Identity”). The same year, he was nominated at the SFX Awards in the category of ‘Best TV Actor.’ In 2014 he won the ‘People’s Choice Awards’ along with Jensen Ackles for ‘Favourite TV Bromance.’ 2015, he won the ‘Teen Choice Award’ in the category of ‘Choice TV Actor Fantasy/ Sci-Fi’ for his role in ‘Supernatural.’

Jared Padalecki Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Jared Padalecki Net Worth
Jared Padalecki Net Worth

As of May 2020, Jared’s salary is around $125 thousand per episode, and his net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Jared often falls into controversy for comments on Twitter.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Yes, he has an official Facebook page with a fan likes of 3M people. A twitter account with 2.98M followers and an Instagram account with 4M followers.

An established American television and film actor Jared is also appraised for his role in ‘Friday the 13th’. In 2015 Jared campaigned for his ‘Always Keep Fighting’ project, which raises funds for those struggling with depression. It also aids people suffering from addictions, self-injuries, and for those contemplating suicide.

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