Never Known Facts About Jared Padalecki That Will Blow Your Mind
There’s no doubt that you probably know a lot of things of Jared Padalecki, what with he being one of the favorite actors, whom the girls go crazy about. For years, we have been watching him as Sam Winchester in the long-running TV series “Supernatural.” Sometimes, we find it hard to tell the real actor apart from the character. That’s the reason we have made a list of little known facts about the actor that will make you love him more.
- He auditioned for the role of Superman in the reboot by producer, director McG, before it was canceled. His rival was Henri Cavil who later went on to play the character in “Man of Steel”.
- Both Jared Padalecki and his “Supernatural” co-star Jensen Ackles are from Texas. Jared grew up in San Antonio and Jensen grew up in Richardson. Now these two good friends live in Austin with their families.
- He and Ackles are known to play pranks on their co-stars on the sets. There is even a video available on YouTube, in which both the stars give you a rundown of their various practical jokes.
- Apart from “Supernatural” series he has been part of 2 Horror films: “The House of Wax” in 2005 prior to being cast in “Supernatural” and “Friday The 13th” in 2009.
- He dropped out of the University of Texas in Austin in 2000, when he was offered a role in the TV series “Gilmore Girls”. He was the youngest cast member in that show.
- Both Jared and Chad Michael Murray have acted in two films together, “Gilmore Girls” in 2000 and “House of Wax” in 2005. In both the films both their characters hated each other.
- For the role of Sam Winchester, Jared put on 35 pounds of muscle. He transformed from a skinny 185 pounds in the movie “House of Wax” to 220 pounds muscular in “Supernatural”.
- During the shooting of final episodes of “Supernatural” season 9, Jared dislocated his shoulder while wrestling with Osric Chau. Writers were forced to make a short story explaining why Sam Winchester was wearing a sling on his shoulder in the beginning of season 10.
- He owns a 90’s themed bar in Austin, which was opened in 2018.
- He was engaged to his long time girlfriend Sandra McCoy and proposed to her during a holiday in Paris in 2007-2008. However in June 2008 he announced their separation at the “Supernatural” Dallas Convention.
- He met Genevieve Cortese on the sets of “Supernatural” 4th season when she guest starred as Ruby. He proposed to her in October 2009 and married her in February 2010. They reside in Austin Texas with 3 children.
- Jensen Ackles was first auditioned for the role of Sam Winchester. When Jared auditioned for that role, producers convinced Jensen to take up the role of Dean Winchester.
- He and his “Supernatural” co-star Jensen Ackles were both voted as the sexiest Ghostbusters by People Magazine in 2005.
- He was once arrested for assault and public intoxication in October 2019, during a physical altercation in his bar.