Jared Padalecki Net Worth in 2020 and 5 Interesting Facts About Him

Jared Padalecki Net Worth
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Jared Padalecki is an American Actor, he has a Net Worth of $13 million. He is widely recognized for his role in a popular TV show on CWN known as ‘Supernatural’. He has appeared in several roles in the industry.

His unforgettable role as Sam Winchester brought him endless wealth and fame during his entire career in the film industry. The show is reported to end in its fifteenth season. It will then complete 327 episodes in total.

Jared Padalecki Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$13 million
OccupationActor, Businessman
Date of BirthJuly 19, 1982
Age38 years
Height1.93 m
Spouse(s)Genevieve Cortese
Children3
Country of OriginUnited States
Source of WealthCompanies, TV Shows
Instagram Followers5.5 million
Twitter Followers2.9 million
YouTube SubscribersN/A
Last UpdatedSeptember 2020

Early Life

Jared Padalecki Early Life
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Jared Tristan Padalecki was born on July 19, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas, the United States to Gerald and Sherri Padalecki. His father was a tax accountant while his mother was a teacher. He has two siblings, his older brother Jeff and his younger sister Megan.

His acting career began when was 12 years old. While he was attending James Madison High School, he also won the 1998 National Forensic League National Championship along with his partner and classmate Chris Cardenas.

During his childhood, his major achievements include winning the ‘Claim to Fame’ contest produced by Fox at the Teen Choice Awards that led him to met his future agent. His initial career choice was to become an engineer from the University of Texas, but rather he moved to Los Angeles in order to focus on his acting career.

He had not been a college graduate all through his life but he was a candidate for the Presidential Scholars Program in 2000.

Career Highlights and Awards

Career Highlights and Awards
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Jared made his debut into the Hollywood industry in 1999 with “A Little Inside”. Further, he bagged a fantastic role that served as a great push into the industry in WB’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ as Dean Forester. He was put up as Rory Gilmore’s boyfriend and had appeared in 63 roles between 2000 and 20005. He made his appearance again into the show in 2016 on Netflix’s ‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’.

His initial several appearances included “New York Minute’ (2004), ‘Flight of the Phoenix’ (2004), ‘House of the Wax’ (2005), ‘Cry Wolf’ (2005) along with TV Shows that involved ‘Silent Witness’ (2000), ‘Ring of Endless Light’ (2002).

2005-2020

2005 served him with a major breakthrough point which was when he got cast as Sam Winchester’s brother of Dean Winchester in the WB’s show ‘Supernatural’. The show portrayed the story of two brothers traveling around the country and hunting and fighting supernatural creatures.

‘Supernatural’ transferred to CW in 2006 due to the shutdown of WB. During the course of its broadcast, ‘Supernatural’ became America’s longest-running live-action fantasy show in 2011. May 2020 was the date they decided to shoot the last episode completing its fifteenth season, but the pandemic that struck the whole world had made it stop.

Padalecki also did a voice-role of Sam Winchester for ‘Supernatural: The Anime Series’ that aired for 22 episodes in 2011. ‘Supernatural’ has been rewarded with numerous awards including 4 Leo Awards, 9 People’s Choice Awards, 4 ‘SFX’ Awards, 3 Teen Choice Awards, and 4 ‘TV Guide’ Awards.

In 2008, Padalecki was offered a lead role in 2009’s ‘Friday the 13th’ reboot. In 2019, Padalecki was cast as Cordell Walker on the CW show called ‘Walker’ that had been aired in January 2020, along with being the lead actor, he is also the executive producer of the show.

Personal Life

Personal Life
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Currently, Jared is married to actress Genevieve Nicole Cortese. She had also acted in the series ‘Supernatural’ where she played a demon, Ruby. They announced their engagement in 2010.

It has been reported that their proposals were one of the most beautiful proposals ever. He proposed her in front of their favorite painting Jules Bastien- Lepage’s “Joan of Arc” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

She tied the knot in February 2010. They have three children named Thomas Colton, Austin Shepherd, Odette Elliott. Padalecki proposed McCoy in October 2007. In June 2008, they split due to personal reasons.

Criticism

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Jared had not been involved in illegal or criminal activities except in October 2019. He got arrested. The charges were assault and public intoxication followed by a physical altercation.

Jared hosted ‘Room 401’ an MTV Horror Reality Show. It eventually canceled after 8 episodes. It did not get the ratings that the network had expected. He had also bagged a role in a science fiction history but he instead landed a bigger role in ‘Superman: Flyboy’. Padalecki filmed footage for the script as Superman himself but that went into scrap since it was awful.

What is Jared Padalecki Net Worth in 2020?

Jared Padalecki Net Worth is $13 million. He had earned all of this through his earning from TV Shows, films, and even his investments into properties. He lives in a mansion in Austin, Texas that has a wine cellar, home theater, and guest house as a home office.

5 Interesting Facts About Jared Padalecki

Criticism
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  1. He owns a 90’s themed bar in Austin called Stereotypes. 
  2. In 2009, Padalecki paid $1.7 million for a 4 bedroom home in California which he sold for $2.4 million in 2014.
  3. In 2005, Padalecki and Ackles won the ‘Sexiest Ghostbusters’ by ‘People’ Magazine.
  4. He won the best male performance in a Science Fiction Television Episode in 2007.
  5. In March 2015, he partnered with Represent.com for his Always Keep Fighting campaign by selling T-Shirts to raise funds for a charity that helps people overcome depression and other mental injuries.

Summary

Jared Padalecki is an American actor, his Net Worth is $13 million. Most of his earning arrived through the major roles that he bagged in the initial years of his career. ‘Supernaturals’ had been a major breakthrough that continued until even now.

Jared had also appeared in several popular roles in other TV shows and films. He currently lives happily with his wife Genevieve in Austin, Texas with three kids. He had won several awards for his numerous roles. His appearances will now bag him even bigger roles further increasing his Net Worth by each passing role.

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