Judging by what we have seen so far, it is very evident Jensen Ackles chose the right path career-wise, having excelled as a director and actor in the movie industry. The young man may not be popular as some Hollywood top-notch directors such as Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, David Fincher, Martin Scorsese, Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu, Denis Villeneuve, Quentin Tarantino, James Cameron as well as many others but he sure boasts a wonderful and impressive directorial timeline. Although he is more of an actor than a director, his most notable work is Supernaturals, which came off under his supervision from 2010–2015.
Jensen Ackles Biography (Age)
The Hollywood actor’s full name is Jensen Ross Ackles. He is the son of Donna Joan (mother) and Alan Roger Ackles (father). Alan is an actor and the father of Donna’s other children – Josh Ackles (Jensen’s biological brother) and Mackenzie Ackles (Jensen’s biological sister). The movie star was born on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, in the United States, into a multi-racial family that comprises of Scottish, Irish, German, and English roots. His nationality is American.
Jensen’s original plan was to become a physical therapist and his intention was to join Texas Tech University’s sports medicine faculty. However, he later changed his mind and relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting.
He launched his career in the movie industry in 1996, eighteen years after he was born. He initially started out as a model at the age of four after which he abandoned the path and cleaved to acting, taking up several roles as a guest actor in movies such as Cybill, Sweet Valley High, and Mr. Rhodes.
Following his superlative performances in the aforementioned films, Jensen landed a major role in 1997 as Eric Brady in the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives. He was then thrust into a large-scale stardom for his role in the soap opera. In fact, the movie earned him three nominations in 1998, 1999, and 2000 for a Daytime Emmy Award in a Drama Series for Outstanding Younger Actor as well as a Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Male Newcomer in 1998.
Jensen rounded off his screen time on Our Lives in the year 2000 and subsequently made other appearances in various television series such as Blonde, Dark Angel (2001 2002), Dawson’s Creek as CJ (final season), The Plight of Clownana (2004 as a minor character), Devor as Jake Gray (2005), Supernatural as Dean Winchester (2005), and others.
Ackles recorded his next big project as an actor in the summer of 2007 when he was cast as a member of Ten Inch Hero, an independent comedy show, which turned out to be his professional theatre debut. His role in the theatrical production also earned high praise as well as lots of admiration.
The voice actor as well, the Supernatural star has lent his voice for some animated films and video games. He is said to have voiced The Batman: Under The Red Hood (2010) as the Red Hood and as Gibson in the video game, Tron: Evolution (2010).
His Wife and Kids (Twins)
Jensen Ackles is blessed with a beautiful wife called Danneel Harris. A model/actress, she is the daughter of an interior designer mother, Deborah Graul and a practicing ophthalmologist father, Edward E. Graul Jr.
Born Elta Danneel Graul, Jensen’s wife was welcomed into the world on 18th March 1979. She owes her popularity within and beyond the movie scene to the American daytime soap opera One Life to Live and One Tree Hill, a television drama series.
The couple dated for three years; got engaged in November 2009 and eventually said “I Do” in Dallas, on May 15, 2010. They welcomed their first child in May 2013, and then their lovely twin babies, a boy, and a girl, on 2nd December 2016.
A non-denominational Christian, Jensen Ackles makes his money from roles in Hollywood as well as a brewery situated in Dripping Springs, Texas. He co-owns the company with his in-laws and wife. The value of his assets currently stands at $14 million. Ackles’s net worth is expected to rise above this figure as he continues to work hard.
The Batman: Under The Red Hood is not only highly sought-after just because of his acting skills; he also has good looks that befit his personality. The hunk’s height and weight are measured at 1.86 meters and 83 kilograms respectively.