Jared Padalecki Net Worth
Jared Padalecki is an American actor, best known for his role as Sam Winchester on the television show, Supernatural. However, he made his rise in the early 2000’s, after appearing on the television series, Gilmore Girls. The estimated net worth of Jared Padalecki is $5.5 million.
Jared Tristan Padalecki was born on July 19, 1982, in San Antonio, Texas, to Gerald and Sherri Padalecki. He started taking acting classes when he was 12 years old. Padalecki attended James Madison High School, but in 2000 he passed out of high school and was merited with a Presidential Scholars Program. After entering this program, he decided not to further his studies.
Jared Padalecki started his path to fame, in 1999, when he met an agent at a Teen’s Choice Award, where he signed for a minor role in the film, A Little Inside. The next year, he was cast in a film, titled, Silent Witness, and later that year he was cast in the television show, Gilmore Girls, in the recurring role, Dean Forester. In 2001, he made a guest appearance on the television show, ER. The next year, he was cast in a lead role in the television movie, A Ring of Endless Night. Afterwards, he went on to have guest roles in the movie, Cheaper by the Dozen as well as portraying, Clay MacGyver, in the TV pilot, Young MacGyver. In 2004, he went on to have a main role in the film, New York Minute. He was also cast in the Flight of Phoenix, that same year. Jared Padalecki took his acting talent further in the American horror television series, Supernatural, after being cast in a lead role, as Sam Winchester. That same year, he was cast in the Australian-American thriller, House of Wax, in a lead role. The acting roles continued to come, when Padalecki was cast as Tom Jordan, in Jeff Wadlow’s horror film, Cry Wolf, alongside Jon Bon Jovi, Lindy Booth, and Gary Cole. In 2008, he was cast as the lead character, Thomas Kinkade, in the Christmas Biopic, Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage. The next year, he was cast in a lead role, in the horror film, Friday the 13th. More recently, Padalecki has done some voice acting in the animated series, Supernatural. In 2016, he appeared in the Netflix web television series, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
Net Worth of Jared Padalecki
Jared Padalecki has come quite a way since his beginnings as an actor with small roles. He has kicked the doors open being the heartthrob that young women have dreamed of onscreen. With his memorable role in the show, Gilmore Girls, he has become who every fan grown to love to see. The net worth of Jared Padalecki is $5.5 million, and he owes his success to his career as an actor.
Jared Padalecki met his wife Genevieve Cortese on the set of, Supernatural. They announced their engagement in January 2010 and were married on February 27, 2010, in Cortese’s hometown of Sun Valley, Idaho. The next year, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child together. On March 19, 2012, their son, Thomas Colton Padalecki was born and on they went on to have their second son, Austin Shepherd “Shep” Padalecki in 2013 and their daughter, Odette Elliott Padalecki, in 2017.
Jared Padalecki has grown to not only be a celebrity known for his various roles in shows and films, but also as a family man. His career as an actor continues to help him thrive to be a well known actor. Fans will always favor Jared Padalecki because of his heartthrob boy next door look.