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Dallas, Texas, USA
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Dallas, Texas, USA

Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles is an American actor, director, and producer. Jensen Ackles is famous for his role as Dean Winchester in The CW horror fantasy series “Supernatural“.

Early Life and Childhood

Jensen Ackles was born Jensen Ross Ackles. He stepped into this world on March 1, 1978, in Dallas, Texas, United States. This makes him 45 years old as of 2023 and American by nationality.

Likewise, he follows Christianity. Also, his sun sign is Pisces, and is of Irish-Scottish-English descent.

Moving on to his family members, he was born to his father Alan Roger Ackles, while his mother’s name is Donna Joan. Moreover, he also has four siblings named Joshua, Joshua Ackles, Mackenzie, and Mackenzie Ackles.

Jensen Ackles – Education

Talking about his educational status, he first joined Dartmouth Elementary School and then completed schooling at L.V. Berkner High School in 1966.

He decided to attend Texas Tech University to pursue his dream of becoming a physical therapist. When he went to Los Angeles, though, his goals were put on hold.

Jensen Ackles – Relationship Status

Being with the one you love and sharing your life with the love of your life is just amazing. And the actor has proved to be a gentleman.

Having a great sense of humor and being kind are some of the qualities he wanted in his wife which came out to be true. He was been with many other actresses and models such as LeAnn Rimes, Jessica Simpson, Jonna Krupa, and Tania Saulnier.

On 2010 May 15 he got married to actress Danneel Heeis and had 3 children. They got engaged in 2009 and after one year they tied the knot in marriage after 3 2006, years of dating.

They welcomed their first child in August 2016 and twins in December. Moreover, they are very happy and are a completely happy family.

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Caption: Jensen with his wife (source: POPSUGAR)

Body Measurements

Enhancing his body measurements, Jensen Ackles stands tall at a height of 6 feet 1 inches or 1.85 meters tall. Likewise, his body weight is around 100 kg or 220 pounds.

In addition, he has brown hair with a pair of stunning green eyes. With a macho man-like body, he is tall and handsome as hell. He has the most fearless face with a deep husky voice and green eyes.

His chest size is about 42cm arms about 39cm and his waist is about 84 cm. His shoe size is speculated about 11(US).

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Caption: Jensen Ackles posing with his car (source: Instagram)

Professional Life and Career

In 1996, Jensen Ackles began to appear in guest appearances on episodes such as ‘Mr. Rhodes,’ ‘Sweet Valley High,’ and ‘Cybill.’ His talent was quickly noticed by directors, and in 1998 he earned the role of ‘Eric Brady’ on the NBC drama ‘Days of Our Lives.’
In 2000, he departed the show and made cameos in the television series ‘Blonde,’ which was based on the life of Marilyn Monroe. Then he tried out for the role of ‘Clark Kent’ on ‘Smallville,’ but he didn’t get the part.
In 2001, he starred alongside Jessica Alba in James Cameron’s film “Dark Angel.” His performance in the show was praised to the point where he was recast in the show even after his character died, till the show was canceled in 2002.
He appeared in a series of modestly successful shows during the next year. After that, he was cast in the award-winning program ‘Dawson’s Creek,’ where he portrayed ‘CJ.’
After that, he had cameo appearances in ‘Still Life,’ a Fox show that was planned to run but never did. His star rose steadily, and he was cast in a minor role in ‘The Plight of Clownana.’
He was given a role in the series ‘Tru Calling,’ but he declined it, and Eric Olsen was finally offered the part.

More Details

Jensen Ackles relocated to Vancouver in 2004 to play an assistant football trainer in the TV show ‘Smallville.’ His character was also Lana Lang’s love interest.

He and his father, Alan Ackles, also participated in the 2005 film ‘Devour,’ in which they played a real-life father and son. In 2005, he was offered the lead role of ‘Dean Winchester’ in the television series ‘Supernatural.’

With him at the helm, the series has completed 15 successful seasons as of 2020.

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Caption: Jensen Ackles’s film Supernatural (Source: Instagram)

Jensen Ackles had a brief role in the rom-com ‘Ten Inch Hero’ in 2007. He was complimented on his comic timing. In the same year, he starred in the film ‘A Few Good Men.’ This was his first official theatrical performance.
Jensen Ackles made his film debut in 2009 with “My Bloody Valentine 3D”. He portrayed ‘Jason Todd / Red Hood’ in the adventure film ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood’ the following year.
On December 7, 2010, he joyfully accepted the offer, and the video game was released. This wonderful singer is also a brilliant actress. ‘Sounds of Someday,’ his debut single, was released.
Jensen also published his debut album, ‘Radio Company Vol 1’, in conjunction with Steve Carlson in 2019.

Jensen Ackles –  Net Worth 2023

In 1998, Jensen Ackles received the ‘Soap Opera Digest Award’ for ‘Best Male Newcomer for his role on ‘Days of Our Lives.’ He was voted 26th on TV Guide’s ’50 Sexiest Men list in 2006.

In 2011, he earned the ‘TV Guide Award’ for ‘Favorite Actor for his role in ‘Supernatural.’He is presently and undoubtedly one of the best actors in the industry.

His achievements and works have lured the viewers in the best possible ways. He has won awards 7 times and was nominated about 19 to 20 times.

He has been awarded and nominated for Soap Opera Digest Awards, Daytime Emmy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Constellation Awards, SFX awards, and Ewwy Awards.

Likewise, he TV Guide Awards, Peoples Choice awards, and Critic’s Choice Super Awards for his outstanding performance in the TV industry.

Looking at his career graph the actor has achieved a lot in his career. His performance has been a great inspiration to people as well. He not only got awards and recognition but also his net worth.

His net worth according to 2021 is about $16 million US Dollars. His salary during each movie is yet to be known. Studying his net worth and career graph we can assume that he is having a luxurious life.

Social Media

Jensen Ackles is very much famous among his fans and followers; especially among female fans. He also appeared in brand endorsement projects like Nabisco, Radio Shack Electronics, and so on.

He has a tremendous fan and following among his viewers. Likewise, he has around 8.8 million followers on Instagram and around 2.7 million followers on Twitter. His followers are yet to be increased.