Genevieve Cortese



  • Birth Place: Danville, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/08/1981, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Genevieve Cortese Fast Facts:
  • Although born in California, she moved with her family to Montana when she was 13, and then to Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Her first acting job was in a TV commercial for a New York shoe store.
  • Appeared in regional theater, including productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Crimes of the Heart.
  • Was taught by her mother to ride horses, a skill she put to good use in her role as a teen who works with horses on ABC Family's Wildfire.
  • Met her future husband, Jared Padalecki, when she was cast in a recurring role on his sci-fi series Supernatural.
  • Genevieve Cortese Relationships:
  • Camille Batt - Mother
  • John Cortese - Brother
  • Jared Padalecki - Husband
  • Jeffrey Batt - Stepfather
  • College:
  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY (BA in English, BFA in Drama)

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