Jensen Ackles Net Worth in 2020 and 6 Interesting Facts About Him

Jensen Ackles
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Jensen Ackles is an American actor and has a net worth of $14 million. Apart from singing he is interested and explores music and directing.

He is well known for his roles in television series like ‘Supernatural’, ‘Days of Our Lives’, ‘Dark Angel’ and ‘Smallville’.

He got a lot of fame and came into the spotlight by appearing in the box office big hit ‘My Bloody Valentine 3D’. Jensen also voiced Jason Todd in Batman: Under The Red Hood which is a popular animated film.

Out of all his appearances in movies and series, the most recognized one is his role in ‘Supernatural’. He played the role of Dean Winchester in the CW series. 

Apart from acting his singing and directing skills are popular in the movie industry. in his spare time, Jensen likes to engage in directing and producing films. He has also directed a few episodes of ‘Supernatural’ for which he got a lot of appreciation. 

He has also been a child model at the age of 4 and continued modeling for a while back then but left it soon due to a lack of interest in it. Jensen picked up modeling again at the age of 10 and started liking it. 

Jensen Ackles Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$14 million
OccupationActor Director
Date Of BirthMarch 1, 1978
Age42
Height6’1” (1.86m)
Spouse(s)Danneel Harris (m. 2010)
ChildrenJustice Jay Ackles Arrow Rhodes Ackles Zeppelin Bram Ackles
Country Of OriginUnited States of America
Source Of WealthActing Directing
Instagram Followers8 million
Twitter Followers2.6 million
Youtube Subscribers28.5 k
Last UpdatedAugust 2020

Early Life

Jensen Ackles Early Life
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Ackles was born on 1st of March, 1978 in Dallas, Texas, U.S. to Donna Joan (mother) and Alan Roger Ackles (father). His father Alan Ackles also belongs to the film industry and has been an actor. 

He is not the only child of Donna and Alan but has two siblings including Mackenzie (sister) and Josh (brother). 

While Jensen was just four years old he began modeling as a child artist and left it soon since he didn’t like the field much in the beginning. He again stepped into the field of modeling at the age of ten and liked it this time. 

As a kid, he never dreamt of becoming an actor instead he wanted to build his career in sports. He was keen on studying sports medicine and become a physical therapist but soon he discovered his interest and love for acting and changed his career line. 

As a kid, he attended Dartmouth Elementary School. He attended ‘L.V. Berkner High School’ and graduated from there. 

Jensen has been in Texas since his birth and continued his studies there itself. When he decided to take up acting he moved to Los Angeles.

Career Highlights and Awards

Jensen Ackles Career Highlights
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Early Beginnings

Ackles began modeling when he was just four years old. As a child model, he worked part-time for a short duration but later left the work since he didn’t want to make a career in it. 

Also, it was too soon for him to judge if he liked the entertainment industry and wants to make a career in it. Jensen stepped in the field of acting when he was ten years old but still didn’t dreamt of becoming an actor. 

Since childhood, Ackles wanted to become a physical therapist and study sports medicine. He was in Texas all the while since childhood but soon when he discovered his interest in acting he moved to Los Angeles for the same.

Road to Success

He began his acting career and was very keen on taking it further since 1996. At the beginning of his journey, he appeared in various shows where he gave a guest appearance including shows like ‘Sweet Valley High’, ‘Cybill’ and ‘Mr. Rhodes’.

It was in the year 1998 when his talent was recognized by his appearance in ‘Days of Our Lives’. His career graph went up after that as he appeared in various shows after that. 

Jensen played different roles in shows like ‘Dark Angel’, ‘Blonde’, and ‘Dawson’s Creek’. Since 2001 Jensen has received a lot of appreciation by fans which reflects his successful journey in film industry.

Ackles also got a chance to perform with his father as a reel son and father role in the film ‘Devour’. 

His major works and the most recognized role which led him to the gateway of success was his role in ‘Supernatural’. He played the role of Dean Winchester in ‘Supernatural’ which is a horror-fantasy series of The CW.

‘Supernatural’ from 2005 till 2020 has completed 15 seasons with Jensen Ackles as the main lead.

Personal Life

Jensen Ackles Personal Life
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Jensen’s love story has been the talk of the town as he was dating ‘Down Tree Hill’ actress and a model, Danneel Harris. The couple dated for nearly three years and later got engaged in November 2009.

Jensen and Danneel finally got married after three years of dating on May 15, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. They were blessed with a baby girl in May 2013. Their family got complete when the couple announced the arrival of their twins a boy and a girl in August 2016.

The couple welcomed their twin babies later in December 2016. Apart from his career in the entertainment industry, he opened a Beer Company with his wife and his in-laws. The company is named ‘Brewery’ named after the tag line of Supernatural which is the name of a family business in the series.

His company is located in Dripping Springs Texas. While he moved to Los Angeles for his acting career he still has his root in Texas and opened his Beer Company which is a family business now in Texas.  

Criticism

Jensen Ackles Criticism
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Jensen Ackles has been playing the role of ‘Dean Winchester’ for the CW series ‘Supernatural’ for 15 years now and the cast and crew on the set are more of like a family now. 

Jensen’s costar Jared Padalecki was arrested for his abusive behavior at a bar in Austin, Texas. As a friend and a costar Jared was supposed to be supported by Jensen but it happened the other way round. 

While the fans were waiting to hear from Jensen he joked around about Jared’s arrest which misled the audience to believe it as a prank. Everyone was wanting to hear from the CW. 

Jensen later covered it up by saying that he didn’t mean it and wants everyone to send their love and support for his dear costar Jared. 

What is Jensen Ackles’s Net Worth in 2020?

Jensen Ackles has a net worth of $14 million. He began his career at a young age if 4 years. It the beginning when he was into his part-time work of modeling he didn’t like it much and left modeling. 

Though he left modeling at that point he reunited with it when he was 10 years old. He soon started liking it and decided to make a career in it and it has been the best decision of his life, 

Jensen recalls being teased and made fun of for his modeling but big things have small beginnings and Jensen has proved it. 

Jensen Ackles has a net worth of $14 million as of 2020. Apart from acting, he indulges in directing and production of series and films. His acting and directing collectively contribute to his net worth of $14 million.

Interesting Facts about Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles Facts
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  1. Ackles wanted to pursue sports medicine and build a career in the same field and become a physical therapist.
  2. Jensen got a chance to work with his father Alan Ackles in the film ‘Devour’ where they played the role of reel life son and father. 
  3. He got a permanent role in soap opera ‘Days of Our Lives’ for which he got various awards as well.
  4. Jensen has been starring in the ‘Supernatural’ series since 2005 and has directed a few episodes for the same including a few episodes of the final year.
  5. He has voiced Jason Todd in the animated superhero film called ‘Batman: Under The Red Hood.
  6. Jensen has been wearing contact lenses for his visual impairment until he got a Lasik surgery done. His surgery was a success and he no more needs his contacts for having a 20/20 vision. 

Summary

Jensen Ackles has a glorious journey in the film industry to speak about. His major works include his role as ‘Dean Winchester’ in ‘Supernatural’.

From 2005 to 2020 the CW series ‘Supernatural’ has done great. Jensen’s role in it received a lot of appreciation as weell. 

Now that his series is about to call off with its final season Jensen wants to go for a refreshing break and family vacation over Europe for a month and a half. But his wife is against this decision and wants him to figure things out regarding his career.

Jensen spoke to the media regarding the final series of ‘Supernatural’ and he might go for movies rather than going for a break after the end of his most famous series.

He has been quite a low key about his plans but is sure about not taking a break from the screen.

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