Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki Biography

Jared Tristan Padalecki is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Sam Winchester on Supernatural. He grew up in Texas and rose to fame in the early 2000’s after appearing on the television series Gilmore Girls as well as such films as New York Minute and House of Wax.

Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, to Gerald and Sherri Padalecki. His father is of Polish descent, while his mother has German, Scottish, French, and English ancestry.

He was a 2000 candidate for the Presidential Scholars Program. 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 Los Angeles County, California instead to pursue an acting career.

Padalecki won Fox Broadcasting’s 1999 “Claim to Fame Contest”. He subsequently appeared at the Teen Choice Awards, where he met an agent. His first role was a minor role in the 1999 film A Little Inside.

Is Jared Padalecki single or married? Who is he dating ?

Padalecki’s engagement to his Supernatural co-star Genevieve Cortese was announced in January 2010. The pair married on February 27, 2010. Their son, Thomas Colton Padalecki, was born on March 19, 2012. On December 22, 2013, Cortese gave birth to their second son, Austin Shepherd “Shep” Padalecki. Their daughter, Odette Elliott Padalecki, was born on March 17, 2017. The couple resides in Austin, Texas with their three children.

Quick Facts:

Jared Padalecki weight

190

Jared Padalecki height

6′ 4″ (193 cm)

Jared Padalecki eye color

Green

Jared Padalecki hair color

Dark brown

Jared Padalecki shoe size / feet size

12

Jared Padalecki body type / build

Athletic

Jared Padalecki net worth 2020

$5 Million

Jared Padalecki full name

Jared Tristan Padalecki

Jared Padalecki middle name

Tristan

Jared Padalecki nicknames

  • Jare,
  • J-Rod,
  • Moose

Jared Padalecki birthplace

San Antonio, Texas, USA

Jared Padalecki date of birth

July 19, 1982

Jared Padalecki age in 2020

38

Jared Padalecki zodiac

Cancer

Jared Padalecki ethnicity / ethnic background

  • Polish,
  • German,
  • Scottish,
  • French,
  • English

Jared Padalecki nationality

American

Jared Padalecki religion

Agnostic

Is Jared Padalecki gay?

No

Jared Padalecki high school

James Madison High School, San Antonio, TX (2000)

Jared Padalecki college

Not available

Jared Padalecki  spouse/wife

Genevieve Cortese (m. 2010)

Jared Padalecki  girlfriend/affairs/dating

N/A

Jared Padalecki  children/kids

  • Thomas Colton Padalecki
  • Odette Elliott Padalecki
  • Austin Shepherd Padalecki

Jared Padalecki mother

Sherri Padalecki

Jared Padalecki father

Gerald Padalecki

Jared Padalecki brother

Jeff Padalecki

Jared Padalecki sister

Megan Padalecki

Jared Padalecki job

American actor

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