Jared Padalecki Wife: Genevieve Cortese, Bio and Facts

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Jared Padalecki with his wife Genevieve Cortese

Who is Jared Padalecki’s Wife?

Genevieve Cortese (Padalecki) is the wife of ‘Supernatural’ TV star Jared Padalecki. She is an experienced theater actress. Her notable appearances include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Crimes of the Heart and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

Jared’s wife also holds a bachelor of fine arts degree in drama, Genevieve is also bachelor of arts graduate from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

Personal Information about Jared’s darling wife Genevieve

  • Date of Birth: 8 January 1981
  • Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, USA
  • Birth Name:  Genevieve Nicole Cortese
  • Profession: Actress
  • Nicknames: Gen, Genny
  • Height:  5′ 4″ (1.63 m)
  • Alma mater: Tisch School of the Arts
  • Residence: Austin, Texas, U.S.

Interesting Facts about Padalecki’s spouse Genevieve Cortese

The curious case of artistic knowledge

Jared has got himself a wife who is well versed in arts. Genevieve received a BFA in Drama and BA in English at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.Her hobbies also include acting, surfing, football, running, reading and snowboarding.

Bohemian Parents

She grew up outside the city of San Fransisco until she was 13 years old. Her parents then decided to move to the ski town, Whitefish, Montana. Almost a year later, her family went on a town hunting trip drifting through many ski towns and eventually ending up in Sun Valley, Idaho, the place Genevieve considers home.


She became pregnant for the first time at the age of 31, a son Thomas Colton Padalecki. She became pregnant again next year and gave birth to a son named Shepherd Padalecki  born on December 22, 2013.The couple are also expecting a 3rd child with her husband Jared sometimes in Spring this year.

Diverse Heritage:

She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), German, Belgian (Flemish), English, and French descent.

J’adore New York

It seems she is in love with the city. Her favorite place is the Lollipop Theater Network. She also loves going to Chai Tea with Max at the MUD TRUCK, or to have lunch at Grey Dogs.

Fascination with European Bands

She also likes to listen to bands like the Kinks, Interpol, Shiny Toy Guns, and Florence and the Machine as some of her favorites and also the Kooks. Her special hobby is to find and listen new obscure European bands.

Quite a hiker

She is known to love hiking and also went to machu pichu and admittedly fell in love with the place. Perhaps there’s no surprise where she took her husband Jared with her on their honeymoon.

Fascination with acting

Genevieve was only seven years old when she told her mother she wanted to become an actress but despite her profession, she admitted she doesn’t take criticism well. However she is fun to be with and does not mind being made fun of.

How did Jared Padalecki meet his wife?

Jared Padalecki and his wife met at the stages of the TV series supernatural during it’s forth season. They soon hit it off and Jared proposed Genevieve to be his wife in front of the couple’s favorite painting “Joan of Arc” by French realist Jules Bastien-Lepage at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art in October 2009.

Who has Jared’s Wife dated before?

She has not been involved with any other celebrity except her husband Jared.