Jared Padalecki

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  • Birth Name: Jared Tristan Padalecki
  • Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/19/1982, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Tall and athletic with a winning smile, this Texas native came to Hollywood after winning a nationwide contest to be a presenter on the 1999 Teen Choice Awards. The very next year, he landed a role on the Gilmore Girls as Rory's beau and won a strong female fan base. In 2005, his growing popularity led to a starring role on the eerie sci-fi series Supernatural. Feature film roles followed with parts in such horror flicks as House of Wax, Cry Wolf and the Friday the 13th remake. Off-screen, he found romance with Supernatural costar Geneieve Cortese.Jared Padalecki Fast Facts:
  • Started taking acting lessons when he was 12.
  • Won a Claim to Fame contest in 1999 that sent him to the first Teen Choice Awards where he was noticed by an agent.
  • Was a candidate for the Presidential Scholars Program in 2000.
  • Planned to attend the University of Texas but changed his mind when he won the role of Dean on Gilmore Girls.
  • Received information about mythology to prep him for Supernatural from his mom, Sherri, who is a high school heroes, myths and legends teacher.
  • Jared Padalecki Relationships:
  • Jerry Padalecki - Father
  • Sherri Padalecki - Mother
  • Jeff Padalecki - Brother
  • Megan Padalecki - Sister
  • Thomas Colton Padalecki - Son
  • Shepherd Padalecki - Son
  • Sandra McCoy - Ex-fiancée
  • Genevieve Cortese - Wife
  • Jared Padalecki Awards:
  • 2014 People's Choice Awards: Favorite TV Bromance - Winner

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