|Jensen Ackles Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1¼ in|
|Date of Birth||March 1, 1978|
Jensen Ackles is an American actor, producer, and director who is best known for portraying roles such as Dean Winchester in Supernatural, Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives, Alec/X5-494 in Dark Angel, and Jason Teague in Smallville. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as My Bloody Valentine 3D, Buddy Games, Sweet Valley High, The Boys, Dawson’s Creek, and many more. Jensen has also done voiceover work in video games for characters such as Gibson in Tron: Evolution, Dark Elf in Life Weaver, and Kyle Madigan in The 3rd Birthday. For his acting skills, Jensen has won numerous awards such as the Soap Opera Digest Award, TV Guide Award, People’s Choice Award, and Critics’ Choice Super Award.
Jensen Ross Ackles
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Jensen went to Dartmouth Elementary School in Richardson, Texas until 1990.
Then, he moved to Apollo Junior High School and graduated from Lloyd V. Berkner High School in Richardson in 1996.
Jensen was then planning to start his sports medicine study from Texas Tech University, but didn’t pursue it.
Actor, TV director
- Father – Alan Roger Ackles (Actor)
- Mother – Donna Joan (née Shaffer)
- Siblings – Josh (Brother), Mackenzie (Sister)
6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm
83 kg or 183 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jensen Ackles dated –
- LeAnn Rimes (1997-1998) – From 1997 to March 1998, Jensen was RUMORed to have had a fling with country musician LeAnn Rimes.
- Jessica Simpson (1998) – In 1998, singer Jessica Simpson and Jensen Ackles were romantically linked to each other.
- Joanna Krupa (2003-2005) – From 2003 to 2005, Polish model Joanna Krupa and Jensen were an item.
- Kristin Kreuk (2004-2006) – Smallville co-stars Kristin Kreuk and Jensen Ackles dated for some time between 2004 and 2006.
- Tania Saulnier (2005) – In 2005, Canadian actress Tania Saulnier and Jensen had a fling together.
- Danneel Ackles (2006-Present) – In May 2006, he started dating the actress, model, and gymnast, Danneel Harris after meeting her on the set of The Plight of Clownana in 2004. In November 2009, the couple got engaged and married on May 15, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. The couple welcomed their first daughter, Justice Jay “JJ” Ackles on May 30, 2013. In December 2016, they had twins – a son named Zeppelin Bram Ackles and a daughter named Arrow Rhodes Ackles.
Race / Ethnicity
Jensen has mostly English and German ancestry with distant Scottish roots.
Also, some of his German ancestors used to live in Russia.
- Freckles on the face
- Deep husky voice
- Green eyes
His shoe size is speculated to be 11 (US).
He has appeared in television commercials for Nabisco, Radio Shack electronics store, Wal-Mart stores, etc.
He considers himself to be a non-denominational Christian.
Best Known For
Playing Eric Brady #6 in the daytime soap opera series Days of Our Lives from 1998 to 2002, as Alec McDowell / X5-494, Ben / X5-493 in the cyberpunk science fiction series Dark Angel.
He is also known for playing Dean Winchester in the fantasy horror series Supernatural.
He first appeared in the short film The Plight of Clownana Jensen for his role as Jensen in 2004.
First TV Show
In 1996, Jensen played the role as Michael Duss in the children’s TV show Wishbone in an episode entitled “Viva Wishbone!”
Jensen Ackles Favorite Things
- Food – Steak
- Musician – Garth Brooks
- Hangover Remedy – Exercise
Source – IMDb
Jensen Ackles Facts
- Jensen is good friends with actor Christian Kane.
- Jensen can play guitar and sing a song.
- His parents took three days to name him. They first thought to name his “Justin,” but then realized that it is a too common name. So, they finally named him “Jensen.”
- Jensen was a lead vocalist in the 2012 song “Angeles” on the album “Sharing the Covers.” Later, in 2014, he was again featured as an artist in the 2014 song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” on the album “Christmas With Friends.”
- He voiced the role of Gibson in the 2010 video game “Tron: Evolution.”
- Ackles initially wanted to become a physical therapist, but finally chose to become an actor.
- Until May 2009, he used to wear contact lenses. But, finally underwent LASIK eye surgery.
- He hates sushi.
- Jensen is the owner of a brewery named Family Business Beer Company in Dripping Springs, Texas.
- His first name “Jensen” is one of the most common surnames in Denmark.
- He is a big fan of the American football team, Dallas Cowboys.
- Jensen also takes interest in photography and horseback riding.
- In 2022, Jensen revealed to ComicBook.com that if given a chance, he would like to play Batman.