Jensen Ross Ackles, popularly known as Jensen Ackles, is a well-known actor, singer, and director who belongs to Dalla, Texas, United States. He shot to fame through one of his fantasy fiction shows named ‘Supernatural,’ where he played the lead role of Winchester. His performance in the show has also brought him various awards. In addition to this, he has made his remarkable appearance in several other TV shows and movies, including Ten Inch Hero, Days of our Lives, My Bloody Valentine 3D, Devour, and more. Besides being an outstanding actor, Jensen has also emerged as a successful director and producer for several short films and supernatural episodes.
|Actor, Singer & Director
|March 1, 1978
|Dallas, Texas, United States
|6 ft 1 inches
Early Life and Education
Jensen Ackles was born on 1st March 1978 in Dallas, Texas, United States. He was raised by his father, Alan Roger Ackles, and his mother, Donna Joan Ackles. He spent his childhood with two siblings, including a brother named Joshua and a sister, Mackenzie. Jensen had good looks since childhood, which made his parents put him into modeling at the age of 2. Jensen completed his early education at LV Berkner High School, Dartmouth Elementary School. However, the information regarding his graduation isn’t available. As a youngster, he was interested in playing sports, including football, basketball, baseball, and lacrosse. His journey towards becoming a great actor started at the age of 2. Since childhood, he worked as a model for an agency.
After being involved in modeling for years, Jensen started his acting career by appearing in one of the TV show episodes named Wishbone, which aired in 1996; this opened the door to several opportunities for Jensen, as he starred as Malcolm in Mr. Rhodes. Afterward, he appeared in the TV show Days of Our Lives in 2000, followed by Eddie G. Robinson’s role in Blonde. In 2002, he appeared in other TV shows such as Dark Angel and Dawson’s Creek. Later on, he appeared in two TV shows, including Still life and Smallville.
In 2004, Jensen appeared in a short film named The Plight of Clownana. During the same year, he played the role of Jake Gray in the movie Devour. In 2005, he got an opportunity to play the lead role of Dean Winchester in the popular series supernatural; the series is running to date, where the actor has also given his voice in the Supernatural: The Animation series and two other video games. This opportunity came as the most significant breakthrough in his career and brought him fame and popularity.
In addition to this, he has also appeared in several television shows, including Sweet Valley High. Later in 2007, he portrayed the role of Boaz Priestly in the movie named Ten Inch Hero, followed by his appearance in My Bloody Valentine 3D.
Net Worth and Salary
Jensen is counted among the highest-paid television actors in Hollywood with a salary of $175,000 per episode of Supernatural. Besides acting, he also earns from his other professions, including voice-over for video games including ‘Tron: Evolution‘ and ‘The 3rd Birthday‘, and movies such as ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood.’ He also earns a considerable amount through the direction and production of TV shows. In addition, Jensen owns several luxurious cars. His estimated net worth stands at $14 million as of 2022.
- Jensen Ackles has been nominated for Constellation Awards and Daytime Emmy Awards.
- In 1998, he won the Soap Opera Digest Awards.
- In 2010, he achieved the Ewwy Awards.
- He has won two awards for his role in the TV show Supernatural, including the People’s Choice Award and Teen Choice award.
- In 2013, he got nominated for the SFX Awards.
- He has also won the TV Guide Awards.
Famous Quotes by Jensen Ackles
“I used to be scared of uncertainty; now I get a high out of it.”― Jensen Ackles
“What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it’s all about life experiences, and I’m very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones.”― Jensen Ackles
“There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl’s sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things.”― Jensen Ackles
“I get nervous around girls for the first time. Once I’m in, I can take the reins and go. It’s just the initial approach I’m really bad at.”― Jensen Ackles
As of 2022, Jensen Ackles’s net worth is $14 million.
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