Jared Padalecki is the famous American Actor and Voice Actor. He has played significant roles in popular television series namely ‘Supernatural’ and ‘Gilmore.’ People all over the world watch both these television series even to this day. In ‘Supernatural,’ Jared Padalecki has cast the role of unforgettable Sam Winchester for which he was awarded. As a voice actor, he provided his voice for Sam Winchester for the Supernatural, animated version. Jared Padalecki was also awarded for his acting role in ‘Gilmore.’ Continue reading to find the net worth of Jared Padalecki as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Globally famous as Jared Padalecki was named Jared Tristan Padalecki. He was born on 19th July 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, the US, to Sherri and Gerald. Jared Padalecki has two siblings – Jeff, his brother, and Megan, his younger sister. In 2010, Jared Padalecki married the actress and his co-star, Genevieve Cortese. They have two sons namely, Thomas and Shepherd, and a daughter named Odette.
While in middle school, at the age of 12 years, Jared Padalecki attended acting school. He graduated from James Madison High School in San Antonio. After completion of high school, Jared Padalecki was selected as a candidate for President Scholars. However, Jade Padalecki decided not to attend college but, continue his career in acting. Jared Padalecki moved to Los Angeles.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Around 1999, Jared Padalecki made a name after acting in movies namely, ‘New York Minute’ and ‘House of Wax’. Jared Padalecki won FOX’s contest called ‘Claim to Fame’ and Teen Choice Awards. The same year, he played the minor role of Matt Nelson in ‘A Little Inside.’ Jared Padalecki became famous as a child actor and earned advertising for various Companies. Between 2000 and 2005, Jared enacted in ‘Gilmore Girls’, Television series when his audiences noticed him.
Over the years, Jared Padalecki was cast for supporting roles in various films and television series. Some of them include: ‘Close to Home,’ ‘A ring of Endless light’ (Disney Channel Movie) and ‘Silent Witness.’ Also, Jared acted in numerous historical films too.
In 2008, Jared Padalecki played Thomas Kinkade, his first major role in ‘The Christmas Cottage.’ Later in 2016, Jared Padalecki played the part of Dean Forester along with Alexis Bledel in ‘Gilmore Girls’. Around this time, Jared acted in the following: ‘Cheaper by the Dozen,’ ‘Cry Wolf,’ ‘Do Not Disturb,’ ‘ER,’ ‘House of Wax’, and ‘New York Minute.’ Also, he was cast in movies such as ‘Christmas Cottage’ and remake of ‘Friday the 13th’.
Jared Padalecki is most famous for his acting as Sam Winchester in ‘Supernatural’ that became super hit television series since 2005. The television continues to be a hot favorite amongst audiences even to this day. In 2017, the 13th season of ‘Supernatural’ television series was on. As a vocal actor, Jared Padalecki provided Sam Winchester’s voice for the animated version of ‘Supernatural’ (2011).
In 2016, Jared enacted Dean Forester on the television series named ‘Gilmore Girls: Year of Life.’ In 2014, Jared Padalecki was awarded the People’s Choice for acting in the popular television series, ‘Supernatural.’ He was awarded the Teen Choice and Choice TV actor (Fantasy Science Fiction) in 2015.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Jared Padalecki has a net worth of $10 Million. He earns a salary of $125 thousand for every episode he enacts. Most of his net worth was earned from playing various roles in television series and movies. Jared Padalecki is famous for acting roles in Gilmore Girls and Supernatural.
Jared Padalecki has a multi-talented personality. In 2015, Jared Padalecki began campaigning his‘Always Keep Fighting’ to raise funds. He supports people suffering from addiction, depression, and self-injury.