Jared Padalecki

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Full Name Jared Padalecki
Age 38 Years Old
Nick Name Jared Padalecki
Gender Male
Birth Date July 19th, 1982
Birth Place San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

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About Jared Padalecki

Very flamboyant and versatile American actor, Jared Padalecki initially gained recognition for his role as Dean Forester on "Gilmore Girls" in the early 2000s. He bolstered his fame with his lead role as Sam Winchester on "Supernatural". He has starred in the films "New York Minute" and "House of Wax", and, in 1999, he won FOX's Claim to Fame Contest, allowing him to appear on the Teen Choice Awards. He played the character of Matt Nelson in "A Little Inside" (1999), the movie was not released until 2002. Recently, he has Padalecki reveals first look at his TV comeback in new series although he has starred in several films and series like "Flight of the Phoenix", "Cry Wolf", "Room 401", "Young MacGyver", "Christmas Cottage", "Phantom Boy" and many others. Additionally, he has also gained several awards in his career such as Constellation Awards, People's Choice Awards, Teen Choice Award.

Famous For

  • Being an American actor.
  • For his role as Dean Forester on "Gilmore Girls" in the early 2000s.

Jared Padalecki, a famous actor

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Early Life of Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki opened his eyes for the first time on 19th July 1982 with the real name or full name of Jared Tristan Padalecki in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. He holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity. Jared has a Polish father while his mother has German, English, Scottish, and French lineage. Analogously, he is from the Catholic religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on 19th July of every year and he had celebrated his 38th birthday as of 2020 whereas as his birthdate his star sign is Cancer. He was born to Gerald and Sherri Padalecki. Furthermore, he was a 2000 candidate for the Presidential Scholars Program. He has a brother named Jeff Padalecki, and also a sister, Megan Padalecki. In 1998, Padalecki and his partner Chris Cardenas won the National Forensic League national championship in Duo Interpretation. Although he had originally planned to attend the University of Texas after graduating from high school in 2000, Jared decided to move to Los Angeles County, California instead to pursue an acting career.

Career of Jared Padalecki

  • Jared Padalecki commenced his acting career from the 1999 film "A Little Inside" as a minor role, also cast as Dean Forester on the television series "Gilmore Girls" in 2000.
  • He appeared in several made-for-television films throughout the early of 2000s, including "Silent Witness", "Close to Home", and the Disney Channel Original Movie "A Ring of Endless Light".
  • He has also an uncredited role as a high school bully in 2003's comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen" as well as starred in comedy "New York Minute" as Trey Lipton and landed a short role in the thriller "Flight of the Phoenix" in 2004.
  • After then, he was seen as Wade in "House of Wax" in 2005 also appeared in "Cry Wolf", and on the WB series, "Supernatural" in the same year.
  • Besides, he also served as the host of MTV's horror reality series, "Room 401" in 2007 as well as starred in 2008's "The Christmas Cottage" in the lead role as Thomas Kinkade.
  • He also had the lead role in the 2009 version of "Friday the 13th" as Clay Miller.
  • It was announced on 23rd September 2019 that Padalecki was cast as the titular role in a reboot series of "Walker, Texas Ranger", which is currently in development at The CW though the reboot was ordered to series in January 2020.

Jared Padalecki in Glimore Girls

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  • He can also be seen in an upcoming American action television series for The CW, "Walker".
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Jared Padalecki reveals a first look at his TV comeback in the new series. In a short promotional video, the actor acknowledges his time on "Supernatural" by saying: "This January, I'll be going from the Winchester family to the Walker family."
  • "There was a point where … and this was 11, 12 years in the show, and the Powerball got to like a billion dollars or something, and we both bought lottery tickets," Jared Padalecki recalled when talking to reporters about finishing up the Winchester brothers' journey with co-star Jensen Ackles. "Like, sure, I'll throw 20 bucks at it. And then, he and I had a funny conversation [in one of our dressing rooms] where we're like, 'Hey! You win tonight, you coming to work tomorrow?' And we both looked at each other and we're like, 'Abso-f---ing-lutely.'
  • "It wasn't for the money, it wasn't for prestige or fame or awards," he continued. "It's for the family that's out there and for you guys, for each other. I was committed to seeing Sam Winchester's journey out and doing whatever I could."

Awards ad Achievements of Jared Padalecki

  • Constellation Awards for Best Male Performance in a 2007 Science Fiction Television Episode
  • People's Choice Awards for Favorite TV Bromance
  • Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor Fantasy/Sci-Fi

Personal Life of Jared Padalecki

Reflecting on Jared Padalecki's personal life, he is a married guy. He tied a knot with co-star Genevieve Cortese on 27th February 2010, in Cortese's hometown of Sun Valley, Idaho. They met when Cortese guest-starred as Ruby on the show's fourth season. Padalecki proposed to her in front of their favorite painting, "Joan of Arc", by French realist Jules Bastien-Lepage at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in October 2009. The couple has given birth to a son Thomas Colton Padalecki, Austin Shepherd "Shep" Padalecki, and a daughter, Odette Elliott Padalecki. The couple resides in Austin, Texas with their three children and their relationship is outstanding. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight. Additionally, Padalecki was arrested and charged with assault and public intoxication following a physical altercation at the bar on 27th October 2019.

Jared Padalecki with his wife, Genevieve Cortese

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Net Worth of Jared Padalecki

Moving towards Jared Padalecki's net worth, his worth is around $13 Million though he has also a handsome amount of salary which is around $125,000 per episode. He has earned a fine amount of money from his career whereas his main source of income is from his acting career and he is happy and satisfied with his profession. Padalecki is the owner of Stereotype, a '90s-themed bar in Austin, Texas, which opened in 2018. Jared has filmed a few commercials, some of them are "It can wait", pledge with Jensen Ackles against texting while driving, Minute-Made, McDonald's All Day Breakfast from where he has earned a fine amount of money.

Body Measurement of Jared Padalecki

The height of handsome actor Jared Padalecki is about 6 ft 5.5 in or 197 cm though his body weight is around 100 kg or 220 lbs. He was tall and lean with an ectomorph body type when he first started acting in his late teens. A growth spurt that did not stop until he entered his 20s further added 4 inches to his frame and made him look even leaner. He has hazel eyes color and dark brown hair color though his body build type is average and his body measurement is 45-16-34 inches. When not filming, Jared merely needs to ensure he does not gain too much fat around his waistline which he prevents with a reasonable amount of daily cardio.