Jared Padalecki net worth

Jared Padalecki’s net worth is estimated at around $12 million dollars, as of 2020.

Born Jared Tristan Padalecki, he became famous as an actor in his roles as Dean Forester on Gilmore Girls in the early 2000s. His lead role as Sam Winchester on “Supernatural” bolstered his fame.

Net Worth: $12 Million (USD)
Source of Wealth: Professional Acting in Movies and Television
Full Name: Jared Tristan Padalecki
Also known as: Jared Padalecki
Date of Birth: July 19, 1982
Age: 37
Country of Origin: United States of America
Gender: Male
Height: 6ft 3in
Years Active: 1999 to present
Recent Update: 2020

Source of Wealth

His main source of wealth is acting. He has acted in several movies and TV Series along the years.


Early Life

Jared Padalecki was born Jared Tristan Padalecki on the 19th of July, 1982. His father, Gerald Padalecki, is a tax accountant and has Polish descent.

His mother, Sherri Padalecki, has German, Scottish, French, and English ancestry.

He as an older brother Jeff, and a younger sister named Megan.


Career Highlights

1999: He played the role of Matt Nelson in the 1999 film titled “A little inside”. This was his first major acting role.

Also in the same year, Padalecki contested and won the 199 Fox Broadcasting special “Claim to Fame Contest”. He was scouted by an agent at the Teen Choice Awards.

2000: He played the role of Sam in the television film “Silent Witness”. His major acting breakthrough began when he was cast for the first time in the TV series “Gilmore Girls”. He acted as Dean Forester in the series until 2005.

2001: He played the role of Paul Harris in “Piece of Mind” an episode of the TV series “ER”.

2002: Padalecki appeared as Zachery Gray in the Television film “A Ring of Endless Light”. The film was a Disney Channel Original movie made for TV.

2003: He played an uncredited role as a high school bully in the comedy film “Cheaper by the Dozen”. The film also starred his friend and actor Tom Welling.

In the unsold television pilot “Young MacGyver”, Padalecki played the role of Clay MacGyver.

2004: Padalecki played the roles of Trey Lipton and John Davis in the films “New York Minute” a comedy and “Flight of the Phoenix” a thriller respectively.

2005: He appeared Wade Felton and acted alongside other top celebrities like Paris Hilton, Chad Michael Murray, and Elisha Cuthbert in the horror film “House of Wax”. In another horror movie, “Cry Wolf” Padalecki appeared as Tom.

In the American dark fantasy TV series, “Supernatural” Padalecki was cast a Tom Winchester. A role which he is still casting as at the time of compiling this career highlight. “Supernatural” is now its fourteenth season (2019)

2007: He appeared as himself in the hidden camera/reality television series on MTV known as “Room 401”. This TV series ran from July 17 – August 21, 2007. It hosted 1 season and 8 episodes before it was discontinued due to poor rating.

2008: He appeared as painter Thomas Kinkade in “Christmas Cottage”.

2009: In the American horror film “Friday the 13th” Padalecki was cast as Clay Miller as he searches for his missing sister, Whitney who was captured while camping in woodland at Crystal Lake.

2011: Padalecki played a voice role in the “Supernatural: The Anime Series”.

2015: He did a voice role in the movie “Phantom Boy” where he played the role lieutenant Alex.


Personal Life

Jared Padalecki is married to his co-star in “Supernatural” Genevieve Cortese. They dated for a while and got on February 27, 2010.

The couple has three children – two sons named Thomas and Shepherd and a daughter named Odette.

They appear still very happily married and live together in Austin in Texas.

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