Jensen Ross Ackles, an American actor, singer, producer, and director is professionally known as Jensen Ackles. He is well recognized for starring Eric Brady in the daytime soap opera series “Days of Our Lives” from 1998 to 2002, and as Alec McDowell / X5-494, Ben / X5-493 in the cyberpunk science fiction series “Dark Angel”. He played the role of Michael Duss in the children’s TV show “Wishbone” in an episode entitled “Viva Wishbone!” in 1996 whereas he first appeared in a short film “The Plight of Clownana” as Jensen in 2004. Before deciding to become an actor, he wanted to pursue a career in the field of sports medicine. As well, he has modeled on and off since the age of four. Apart from being an actor, he has also tried his hand at direction and production during his spare time. He has directed a couple of episodes of “Supernatural” and received appreciation for the same.
In which role Jensen Ackles will arrive in “The Boys” season 3?
An excellent actor, Jensen Ackles has officially arrived in “The Boys” season 3, as revealed in the first-look photo of him suited up and supe-d up as Soldier Boy, a character ripped from the original Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson comics. Showrunner Eric Kripke is just happy fans will finally “quit clogging” his “Twitter notifications with demands” to see Soldier Boy, he added in his own playful statement. “When I cast Jensen as Soldier Boy, the first thing I said was, ‘I’m most excited for you, because of the amazing process you’ll go through with LJ, our Super Suit designer.’ It took six months but the experience surpassed Jensen’s expectations,” he said. “LJ has made a work of art that tips its hat to the WWII Soldier Boy from the comics while taking it in a sleek new direction. And if you think the photos are cool, just wait till you see Jensen in action. It’s one of my very favorite suits.”
- Being an American actor, singer, producer, and director.
- For starring Eric Brady in daytime soap opera series “Days of Our Lives” from 1998 to 2002.
What is the Nationality of Jensen Ackles?
The 43 years of Jensen Ackles opened his eyes for the very first time on 1st March 1978 in Dallas, Texas, the U.S. He took birth with the real name of Jensen Ross Ackles to a Christian religion family. He is of American nationality and mixed by ethnic background as he has mostly English and German ancestry with distant Scottish roots. Similarly, his race is white and he has celebrated his 43rd birthday recently in 2021. Thus, his zodiac sign is Pisces. Jensen is the son of his mother, Donna Joan, and father, Alan Roger Ackles, an actor. He has a brother, Josh, and a sister, Mackenzie.
Moving towards Jensen’s academic qualification, he 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. Ackles had planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University and to become a physical therapist; instead, he moved to Los Angeles to start an acting career.
How was the Career of Jensen Ackles?
- Jensen Ackles kicks off his acting career starring on “Mr. Rhodes”, “Sweet Valley High”, and “Cybill” before joining the cast of the NBC soap opera “Days of Our Lives” in the role of Eric Brady in 1997.
- He then appeared in the mini-series “Blonde” in 2000 and starred as serial killer Ben/X5-493 in the television series “Dark Angel” on Fox in 2001.
- He joined the cast of the WB’s hit show “Dawson’s Creek” as CJ during its final season whereas he also filmed several episodes of the unaired series “Still Life” for Fox before it was abruptly dropped. He also had a small role in the 2004 short film “The Plight of Clownana”.
- Jensen was the producer’s first choice to play Eliza Dushku’s love interest on the second season of “Tru Calling”.
- He starred in a lead role in the 2005 film “Devour” as well as joined the cast of the WB show horror/action series “Supernatural” as Dean Winchester in the following year.
- As well, he took on the role of Priestly in the independent comedy “Ten Inch Hero” in the summer of 2007 which was released on DVD exclusively by Blockbuster Home Video.
- He also starred on stage from 5th June to 10th June 2007 with Lou Diamond Phillips in “A Few Good Men” at Casa Manana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas as Lt. Daniel Kaffee.
- He was cast in the remake of the cult film “My Bloody Valentine 3D” in the summer of 2008, which opened nationwide on 16th January 2009.
- Also, he has provided the voice for the Red Hood (Jason Todd) in the animated film, “Batman: Under The Red Hood”, which was released on DVD and Blu-ray on 27th July. He will next be providing the voice of Batman for the adaptation of “Batman: The Long Halloween”.
- Disney Interactive Studios announced on 22nd October 2010 that Ackles would be voicing a character named Gibson in the video game, “Tron: Evolution” which was released on 7th December 2010.
- Moreover, he released his first original song as a professional singer titled “Sounds of Someday” which is the first track from his debut album. Ackles and Carlson completed a debut album entitled “Radio Company Vol. 1”. The album’s first single was released on iTunes and the album was released in November 2019.
- It was announced in August 2020 that he would join the cast of “The Boys” as Soldier Boy.
Awards and Achivements
- Soap Opera Digest Awards for his role in “Days of Our Lives”
- Ewwy Awards for his role in “Supernatural”
- TV Guide Award for his role in “Supernatural”
- People’s Choice Awards for his role in “Supernatural”
- Teen Choice Awards for his role in “Supernatural”
- People’s Choice Awards for his role in “Supernatural”
- Choice Super Awards for his role in “Supernatural”
Who is the Wife of Jensen Ackles?
Jensen Ackles is a married guy. He tied a knot with his beautiful wife Danneel Harris on 15th May 2010 in Dallas. The pair dated each other for three years and became engaged in November 2009. Harris is a model. The pair was first blessed with a daughter, born in May 2013. They announced in August 2016 that they were expecting twins, a boy and a girl who were born in December. Furthermore, Jensen is straight by sexual orientation.
How much is Jensen Ackles Worth?
Jensen Ackles is a talented guy who has a net worth of $14 million as of 2021. He has also a fine amount of salary which is around $175 thousand per episode. Ackles is a co-owner of a brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas, Family Business Beer Company, with his wife and in-laws. The brewery’s name is a reference to “Supernatural” (“family business” being a tagline for the series). In addition, his major source of income is from his actor, singer, producer, and director career. He has also appeared in television commercials for Nabisco, Radio Shack electronics stores, Wal-Mart stores, etc.
How tall is Jensen Ackles?
Jensen Ackles is 6 ft 1¼ in or 186 cm tall and his body weighs around 83 kg or 183 pounds. His freckles on his face and deep husky voice have attracted a lot of people towards him. He has good-looking green eyes and light brown hair color. Jensen has an average body build with 42-15.5-33 inches of body measurement.