Full name: Jared Tristan Padalecki Born: July 19, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas Parents: Jerry Padalecki, Sharon Kammer Siblings: Jeff (older brother), Megan (younger sister) Spouse: Genevieve Padalecki nee Cortese Children: Thomas Colton Padalecki and Shepherd Padalecki Jared won in the Duo section of the National Forensic League's National Speech Tournament in 1998 and was an honor student (Source).
In the hiatus between season two and three in 2007, Jared filmed The Christmas Cottage, in which he starred as painter Thomas Kinkade. Jared was an executive producer on the Brian Buckley Band's first album For Her released in April 2007 (Source).Jared was a candidate for the 2000 Presidential Scholars Program.After he graduated from James Madison High School he started to pursue his acting career. in March 2008, Jared announced that on January 28th, 2008 they got engaged on their fourth anniversary, in Paris.They are active in animal rights groups, like the International Otter Adoption Fund, and have a pet Alpaca in their backyard. Cortese met actor Jared Padalecki on the set and they ended up dating.It's been more than seven years since their marriage, and the couple is still going on strong.