Jensen Ackles

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Full Name Jensen Ackles
Age 42 Years Old
Nick Name Jensen
Gender Male
Birth Date March 1st, 1978
Birth Place Dallas, Texas, U.S

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About Jensen Ackles

An American actor, Jensen Ackles is well recognized for playing Eric Brady #6 in daytime soap opera series "Days of Our Lives" from 1998 to 2002, as Alec McDowell / X5-494, Ben / X5-493 in the cyberpunk science fiction series "Dark Angel". He is also known for playing Dean Winchester in the fantasy horror series "Supernatural". He won a Favorite Actor TV Guide Award in 2011 for his role in "Supernatural". Before deciding to become an actor, he wanted to pursue a career in the field of sports medicine. He first appeared in a short film "The Plight of Clownana Jensen" for his role as Jensen in 2004. In 1996, he played the role of Michael Duss in the children's TV show "Wishbone" in an episode entitled "Viva Wishbone!". As recent news, Ackles felt "uneasy" about the series finale.

Famous For

  • Being an American actor.
  • For playing Eric Brady #6 in daytime soap opera series "Days of Our Lives" from 1998 to 2002, as Alec McDowell / X5-494, Ben / X5-493 in the cyberpunk science fiction series "Dark Angel". 

Jensen Ackles, a famous actor

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Early Life of Jensen Ackles

On 1st March 1978, Jensen Ackles took birth with the real name or full name of Jensen Ross Ackles in Dallas, Texas, U.S. He holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity. He has English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry. Analogously, he is from Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on 1st March of every year and he had celebrated his 42nd birthday as of 2020 whereas, as his birthdate, his star sign is Pisces. He is the son of Donna Joan (nee Shaffer) and Alan Roger Ackles, an actor. He has a brother, Josh, and a sister, Mackenzie. Ackles had planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University and to become a physical therapist; instead, he moved to Los Angeles to start an acting career. 

Career of Jensen Ackles

  • Jensen Ackles commenced his acting career by starring on "Mr. Rhodes", "Sweet Valley High", and "Cybill" in 1996 before joining the cast of the NBC soap opera "Days of Our Lives" as Eric Brady in 1997.
  • After then, he appeared in "Days of our Lives" in 2000 as well as starred in the mini-series "Blonde" in the following year. 
  • He appeared in a guest role on the James Cameron television series "Dark Angel" on Fox in 2001 as serial killer Ben/X5-493,  and joined the cast of the WB's hit show "Dawson's Creek".
  • As well, he was the producer's first choice to play Eliza Dushku's love interest on the second season of "Tru Calling" whereas he has a lead role in the 2005 film "Devour".
  • Then, he joined the cast of the WB show horror/action series "Supernatural" in 2005 where he stars as Dean Winchester also took on the role of Priestly in the independent comedy "Ten Inch Hero" in the summer of 2007.
  • Ackles received strong praise for his work in "A Few Good Men", which was also his professional theatre debut.
  • Besides, he has provided the voice for the Red Hood (Jason Todd) in the animated film, "Batman: Under The Red Hood" in 2010 also it was announced on 22nd October 2010 that he would be voicing a character named Gibson in the video game, "Tron: Evolution".
  • Ackles released his first original song as a professional singer titled "Sounds of Someday" which is the first track from his debut album, as well as collaborated with musician Steve Carlson to form Radio Company in 2018 and completed a debut album entitled "Radio Company Vol. 1".
  • It was announced in August 2020 that he would join the cast of "The Boys" as Soldier Boy.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Jensen Ackles felt "uneasy" about the series finale. Jensen Ackles revealed that he felt "uneasy" about the show coming to an end after he visited the writer's room in LA with his co-star Jared Padalecki.
  • In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Ackles said: "Yeah, so, during the hiatus between season 14 and 15, Jared and I went out to LA and sat down in the writers' room, which I think is the first time we've ever done that."
  • "It was like, this is what we have, take it or leave it," he said. "And I just walked out of there kind of uneasy. I don't know if it was just the fact that I just heard the ending of a show that had been going for 15 years and I'm just too close to it to really accept a finality to it."

Awards and Achievements of Jensen Ackles

  • Soap Opera Digest Awards for Best Male Newcomer
  • EWwy Awards for Best Actor in a Drama Series
  • TV Guide Award for Favourite Actor
  • People's Choice Awards for Favorite TV Bromance
  • Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Chemistry: Jensen Ackles & Misha Collins

Personal Life of Jensen Ackles

Reflecting on Jensen Ackles's personal life, he is a married guy. He became engaged to actress and model Danneel Harris in November 2009. The couple married on 15th May 2010 in Dallas. They both seem extremely happy in their domestic life and their relationship status is exceptional till now and hopes it will remain the same as in the future too. She's supportive of him and the profession that he is in. There's much love between the two. Jensen is not only an actor, but he is also a father too. He has a daughter named Justice Jay Ackles, who was born in May 2013. In August 2016, the couple announced that they were expecting twins, a boy and a girl who were born in December named Zeppelin Bram and Arrow Rhodes. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Jensen Ackles and his wife, Danneel Ackles

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Net Worth Jensen Ackles

Moving towards Jensen Ackles's net worth, his worth is around $14 million as of 2020 though he has also a handsome amount of salary which is $175,000 per episode. He has earned a fine amount of money from his acting career through his main source of income is from his acting career and he is happy and satisfied with his profession. He has appeared in television commercials for Nabisco, Radio Shack electronics stores, Wal-Mart stores, etc from where he earns a considerable amount of money. Ackles is a co-owner of a brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas, Family Business Beer Company, with his wife and in-laws. The brewery's name is a reference to Supernatural ("family business" being a tagline for the series).

Body Measurement of Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles is one of the handsome and versatile actors in America who stands at a tall height of 6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm whereas his body weight is around 83 kg or 183 pounds. His freckles on the face, deep husky voice, are the distinctive features of him which have attracted a lot of people towards him. His heartwarming smile, his entire demeanor, and his gradual escalating popularity in the industry make him the perfect catch.  He is also a graceful guy with light brown hair and green eyes color though his body build type is average and his body measurement is 42-15.5-33 inches.