Jared Padalecki

TV Actor

Birthday July 19, 1982

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace San Antonio, TX

Age 41 years old

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Initially gaining 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.

Before Fame

He began attending acting school when he was twelve and attended James Madison High School in San Antonio.


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. 

Family Life

He has a brother named Jeff and a younger sister named Megan. He married Genevieve Cortese in 2010. He and Genevieve have sons named Thomas and Shepherd and a daughter named Odette.

Associated With

He starred on Gilmore Girls with Alexis Bledel.


Jared Padalecki Highlights
Jared Padalecki Highlights