The actor Jensen Ackles has been in the spotlight for a long time. He is best known for his role as Dean Winchester on Supernatural and a lead star in the series Smallville. This blog post will break down his net worth and discuss how he made all that money!
On March the first, 1978, Jensen Ackles was born in Dallas, Texas. He is an actor and director best known for his work on Supernatural (2005-present) and Smallville (2001-2011). Jensen also directed four episodes of Supernatural. And he had a great 2016 with his career, as he was cast as the lead in a new series called ‘Lucifer’.
How Jensen Ackles made his money
Jensen worked hard for all that wealth, and it’s time to break down how. He first appeared on TV screens in 1998 with an appearance on Days of Our Lives. Since then he has been acting and directing steadily.
Jensen Ackles spent the early years of his life in Richardson, Texas. He has one brother who is two years older than Jensen. When Jensen was 11, his family moved to Los Angeles so that he and his brother could pursue their acting careers.
He dated actress Danneel Harris from 2006 to 2010. The couple married on May 15, 2010 and have one daughter together.
Jensen Ackles graduated from high school in 1996 and then proceeded to study at the University of Texas. However, he dropped out after one year to focus on his career.
Jensen Ackles started appearing in commercials when he was just six years old. His first movie role was in the 1997 film A Little Piece of Heaven. Jensen continued to work steadily in television and movies over the next few years.
His famous works were in the series Smallville and Supernatural. On Supernatural, Jensen Ackles plays Dean Winchester, one of the two main characters on the show. The series is currently in its eleventh season.
Jensen Ackles also appeared on the TV show Smallville between 2001-2011 as Jason Teague/Connor Kent. This is another long-running series that was based on the Superman stories created by DC Comics.
Jensen Ackles has also directed four episodes of Supernatural. In 2016, he made his directorial debut with the movie Lost Creek.
Jensen Ackles has never been in the center of any controversies. However, he did get into an on-stage argument with Jared Padalecki (also one of the main stars on Supernatural) while accepting a Teen Choice Award for Best Fantasy TV Actor.
Jensen Ackles married actress Danneel Harris in 2010. They live together with their daughter, Justice Jay “JJ” Ackles (born May 29, 2013). The couple announced the birth of twins on January 16, 2017 via Twitter and Instagram posts.
His first girlfriend was actress Sandra McCoy. They were together from 2000 to 2002. In 2008, he dated his Supernatural co-star Genevieve Cortese for a year and half before the relationship ended in 2009.
Jensen Ackles Net Worth
As of 2021, Jensen Ackles has a net worth of $14 million. He got thie from his work on Supernatural and Smallville, as well as his directing.
Jensen Ackles is one of the richest actors in Hollywood! His net worth is bound to grow with time.
Awards and Acknowledgements
Jensen Ackles has been nominated for and won numerous awards over the years. In 2007, he was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Best Fantasy TV Actor. The next year, Jensen won a Spike TV Scream Award for Best Actor in a Horror Series.
In 2010, Jensen and his wife Danneel Harris both won Satellite Awards for Best Actor in a Series – Drama for their work on Supernatural. Jensen has also won several award nominations from the People’s Choice Awards, Saturn Awards, and Critics’ Choice Television Awards.
Hobbies and Likes
Jensen Ackles has a number of hobbies which include playing the guitar and golf. His favorite movies are Gladiator (2000), A Beautiful Mind (2001) and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001).
However, Jensen is most passionate about his work as an actor. He loves to travel and meet fans from all around the world!
Jensen Ackles net worth has skyrocketed over the years and we can expect this number to rise in the future too. With time, he will be better, making more money!