Jared Tristan Padalecki is a famous American actor. He became famous for playing a fictional character in the American drama television series Sam Winchester and the fantasy TV drama Supernatural. His popularity gained momentum after 2000 when he starred in House of Wax (2005) and New York Minute (2004).
Jared Padalecki Early life
Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas, on July 19, 1982. His father’s name is Gerald R. Padalecki, of Polish descent, and his mother’s name is Sharon L. Kammer, of Scottish, French, German and English ancestry. Jared has a brother and a sister named Jeff Padalecki and Megan Padalecki, respectively. In 2000, Padalecki was a candidate for the presidential scholar’s program. And after 2000, he intended to join the University of Texas, but he moved to Los Angeles, California, while continuing his acting career.
Jared Padalecki Career
In 1999, Padalecki won the FOX Company’s “Contest Claim to Fame,” after which his career began. During Teeh Choice Awards, he met an agent and then his first minor role was seen in the film A little Inside. After 2000, Padalecki appeared in various television series such as Close to home and the famous film A Ring of Endless Light. Because he did Sam Winchester as the main protagonist, Jared Padalecki is listed first in Supernatural. He appeared as a high school bully in the 2003 American comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen. He then starred in New York Minute and Supernatural in 2004 and 2005, respectively. Starred as Trey Lipton in New York Mintue, in which Olsen’s character becomes attracted to a cute boy.
In 2007, he appeared in the MTV reality horror series, but the series was canceled due to poor ratings, and in the 2009 Friday version, he played the lead role, in which he travels to Camp Crystal Lake in search of his missing sister. Now recently Padalecki has launched a reboot series in 2021. Jensen Ackles met Jared during the Supernatural series and later became close friends. Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki have often had conflicts, but they always say they are brothers and their friendship is deep.
As of 2022, Jared Padalecki’s highest net worth is $16 million.
Jared Padalecki wife
While Padalecki was guest-starring as Ruby in the show’s fourth season, he met his Supernatural co-star Genevieve Cortese. After liking each other, they became engaged in January 2010 and married on February 27, 2010, in Sun Valley, Idaho. Padalecki and his wife, Genevieve Cortese, live together in Austin, Texas.
Jared Padalecki Children
Padalecki has two sons and a daughter. After two years of marriage, Padalecki and his wife Genevieve welcomed their first son, Thomas Colton Padalecki, who is now ten years old, in 2012. Padalecki’s second son, born in 2013, is named Austin Shepherd Padalecki, who is currently eight years old and his daughter, Odette Elliott Padalecki born in 2017.
Jared Padalecki’s Net Worth
If we talk about Jared Padalecki’s net worth, his current net worth is $16 million, and he earns $125 thousand per episode like James McAvoy. Although Ackles has been making more money than Jared on every episode of the Supernatural series, there is no significant difference in net worth between Padalecki and Ackles.