Date of Birth : Jul 19th 1982
He has an older brother, Jeff, and a younger sister, Megan. He started taking acting classes at the age of 12. Jared went to Madison High School and graduated in 2000.He attended James Madison High School in San Antonio and was named a candidate for the 2000 Presidential Scholars Program. In 1998, Padalecki and his partner Chris Cardenas won the National Forensic League national championship in Duo Interpretation. Padalecki won Fox TV’s 1999 “Claim to Fame Contest”; he subsequently appeared at the Teen Choice Awards, where he met his current manager. Before graduating from high school in 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue an acting career, although he had originally planned to attend the University of Texas.
The same year, Padalecki was cast as Sam Winchester on the WB series, Supernatural, and gained a fan base after the show’s success. Supernatural was renewed for a second season, which began airing on September 28, 2006 on The CW. The show was renewed for a third season, beginning on October 4, 2007 at 9pm.
Padalecki most recently featured as host in an advertisement for MTV’s upcoming horror reality series, ROOM 401. He hosts the series, produced by Ashton Kutcher.