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.’
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Jared Padalecki Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
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.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Jared Padalecki|
|Age:||38 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 July 1982|
|Birth Place:||San Antonio, Texas|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|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|
|Profession:||Actor, Voice Actor|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$15 Million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Padalecki is 38 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
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.
|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
As of August 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.