Jensen Ackles is a famous American actor, but also a director. So far, he worked on numerous projects in his career but we must highlight his most popular TV series such as Days of Our Lives, Smallville, Supernatural and Dark Angel. He also worked on several projects in the film industry as a director.
Considering that his career is quite successful, it is logical that he managed to make a large amount of money. But, have you ever wondered what is his net worth? If so, then you are in the right place, because we have prepared an article about his career, net worth, as well as some information about Jensen Ackles’s private life. Well, let’s find out the details.
Early Life & Biography
The full name of this famous actor is Jensen Ross Ackles. He was born on March 1, in 1978 in a city named Texas located in Dallas, United States. His father’s name is Alan Roger Ackles, and his mother is Donna Joan. We must say that his father is also an actor. Also, the family has mixed English, Irish, Scottish and German origin.
Ackles is not the only child in the family, but he has a sister whose name is Mackenzie, and a brother called Josh. As a young man, he wanted to go to Texas Tech University, where he was supposed to study sports medicine. However, love for the acting made Jensen move to Los Angeles.
As for his private life, Jensen’s wife is Danneel Harris. After a three-year relationship, the couple engaged in 2009, while they were married in the next year, 2010. In the year 2013, they welcomed their first child, and three years ago they were blessed with twins.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Jensen Ackles entered the big scene when he appeared in the Days of Our Lives in 1997. On this occasion, he received the Soap Opera Digest Best Newcomer Award in 1998. After that, there was a role in Days of Our Lives, which brought him a nomination for Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Younger Actor for three years in a row.
In 2001 he appeared in a TV series called Dark Angel, which was directed by James Cameron. Then, he played the role of Ben/X5-493. He also appeared in the second season of this popular series, which was broadcasted in 2002. Two years later, in 2004, Jensen appeared in Smallville, where he starred as Jason Teague. One interesting thing happened in 2005 when Jensen and his father were acting together in the Devour movie, and his father’s role was the same as in reality. He acted a father of the character portrayed by his son.
Another role that was significant to Jensen Ackles in 2005 was the role of Supernatural, horror show where he portrayed Dean Winchester. After that, there were roles in Ten Inch Hero movie in 2007 and My Bloody Valentine 3D film in 2009. In addition to these roles, Jensen participated in Batman: Under the Red Hood as Red Hood and Tron: Evolution video game as Gibson through his voice.
So, how much wealth this successful actor has accumulated during his career? We must point out his really high incomes during the shooting of Supernatural when he earned $175,000 per episode. Also, in addition to acting, a significant source of money is his brewery located in Dripping Springs, Texas, which is called the Family Business Beer Company and is run with the help of members of his family and relatives.
Another thing that is very important is the real estates owned by Jensen Ackles, and these are the houses in Studio City ($700,000) and at 134 Stonehaven Way ($3 million). In addition, the famous actor is the owner of the estate in Malibu ($7 million). The rest is just to say that his net worth is about $17 million. Of course, we wish him all the best in his career in the coming years.