Danneel Ackles Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Danneel Ackles Quick Info
Height5 ft 7 in
Weight58 kg
Date of BirthMarch 18, 1979
Zodiac SignPisces
SpouseJensen Ackles

Danneel Ackles is an American actress and model who is best known for playing Shannon McBain in the soap opera One Life to Live (1999–2004), Rachel Gatina in the drama TV series One Tree Hill (2005–2010), the lead role of Sara Maxwell in the sitcom Friends with Benefits (2011), and the recurring role of Sister Jo/Anael in the fantasy TV series Supernatural (2018-2020). She is also well recognized for her portrayal of the character of Vanessa Fanning in the Harold & Kumar movie franchise – Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay (2008), Harold & Kumar Go to Amsterdam (2008), and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011).

Born Name

Elta Danneel Graul

Nick Name

Danneel Harris

Danneel Ackles in an Instagram selfie from September 2018
Danneel Ackles in an Instagram selfie from September 2018 (Danneel Ackles / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, United States

Residence

Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Actress, Model

Danneel Ackles as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2018
Danneel Ackles as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2018 (Danneel Ackles / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Edward E. Graul Jr. (Ophthalmologist)
  • Mother – Deborah Graul (Interior Designer)
  • Siblings – Gino Graul (Brother)
  • Others – Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles (Mother-in-Law), Alan Roger Ackles (Father-in-Law) (Actor), Mackenzie Ackles (Sister-in-Law), Joshua Ackles (Brother-in-Law), Edward Eugene Graul (Paternal Grandfather), Rita Jo Anne Howard (Paternal Grandmother), Joseph Erray Ardoin (Maternal Grandfather), Genevieve Pepitone (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Danneel has dated –

  1. Riley Smith (2002-2006)
  2. Jensen Ackles (2006-Present) – Danneel began dating actor and director Jensen Ackles in May 2006, having first met him on the sets of the 2004 short film The Plight of Clownana. Jensen was a co-producer on the short film. They got engaged on November 28, 2009, and got married the following year, on May 15, 2010, in a ceremony in Dallas, Texas. Their first child, a daughter named Justice Jay “JJ” Ackles, was born on May 30, 2013. On December 2, 2016, they had twins – a son named Zeppelin Bram Ackles and a daughter named Arrow Rhodes Ackles.
Danneel Ackles and Jensen Ackles, as seen in January 2020, on the sidelines of the Golden Globes Awards ceremony
Danneel Ackles and Jensen Ackles, as seen in January 2020, on the sidelines of the Golden Globes Awards ceremony (Danneel Ackles / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She is of Italian (Sicilian), Cajun French, English, Scottish, German, and Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair red or blonde.

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Petite frame
  • Shoulder-length, straight hair
  • Affable smile
  • Has a mole on her neck
Danneel Ackles as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Danneel Ackles as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Danneel Ackles / Instagram)

Danneel Ackles Facts

  1. Danneel’s birth name is Elta Danneel Graul and her first name was given to her as a tribute to her great-grandmother. She, however, decide to use Danneel, her middle name, as her screen name and it was inspired partly by Danneel Street in New Orleans. Until 2012, she used to be credited as Danneel Harris, after which she adopted her husband’s surname, Ackles, as her screen surname.
  2. Before landing acting roles in TV series, she had worked as a model for companies such as Big S*xy Hair and Juicy Jeans. She had, in fact, moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in modeling, not acting.
  3. In November 2006, she was featured on the cover of the US edition of Maxim magazine. The following year, in 2007, she was placed at number 62 in Maxim‘s ‘Hot 100’ list for that year and then 45th in 2008. She was also featured on the cover of the US edition of American Cheerleader Magazine in April 2009.
  4. She is a pet lover and has a cockapoo dog named Icarus.

Featured Image by Danneel Ackles / Instagram

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