For many who follow, the television series Wildfire, Genevieve Cortese is someone you can easily like. The American actress, who is known for her various acting roles as well as her private life as the wife of Supernatural co-actor Jared Padalecki, is also a stage actress. Here you will find interesting facts about her.
Genevieve Cortese Biography and Age
The actress was born Geneviève Nicole Cortese on January 8, 1981, in San Francisco, California. This is where she began her life before moving to Montana and then to Sun Valley, Idaho when she was 13 years old.
She grew up alongside Sarah, her sister, and her two brothers Johnny and Ben. Not much is known about her biological father, but her mother is Camille Batt, and the actress is of Irish, French, and Flemish descent. Her stepfather is Jeffrey Batt.
For her education, she went to the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, where she received a BA in English and a BFA in Theatre Studies. This was after she graduated from the Community School, Sun Valley.
Since her childhood, Genevieve Cortese, also known as Genevieve Padalecki, wanted to be an actress, and she wanted to stay that way for many years to come. Therefore she pursued a stage career even before she got her first role on the screen.
She began her television career in 2004 when she appeared in the film Death Valley. In 2005 she appeared in Kids in America and Unraveled, while in 2006 she played a role in the short film Life is Short. Salted Nuts (2007) and Hated (2012) were her next two films. Before her actual acting roles, she also appeared in a television commercial for a shoe store.
What has made her even more popular, despite her considerable share in the films, are the television shows she has been involved in. The first was The Dead Zone (2005), followed by the ABC Family series Wildlife, which was to run from 2005 to 2008. This was to become her most successful work to date. Her other television shows are Supernatural (2008) and FlashForward (2009).
With a career that spanned from 2004 to her last active production in 2012, Genevieve Cortese has returned home with 5 awards, including FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood for Best Actress and the Audience Award at the Newport International Film Festival. She has received all the awards for one of her latest works, Hated.
Relationship With Jared Padalecki and Baby
Those who surprisingly do not know her as an actress would know her as the wife of American actor Jared Padalecki. The two have been married since 2010.
As any Supernatural fan would rightly suspect, the two met and fell in love with the set of the series they were involved in. Their dates began four months after they met, and in February 2010 it was official when they became man and wife.
Their union was blessed with three children. Their first child, Thomas Colton, was born on March 19, 2012, while the second, also a shepherd boy, was born on December 22, 2013. Their third and final child, a daughter, Odette, was born on March 17, 2017.
So far her relationship with Padalecki seems to be perfect in many ways. Apart from her husband, there is no record that the beautiful actress has ever been with anyone in public in the past.
The nickname of her husband is Jarpad while hers is Gpad.
Height and Weight
Genevieve Padalecki is obviously a very beautiful woman of average height and good body structure. She has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. If you look at her height, she is 5 feet 3 inches (1.63 m) tall and her weight is 119 pounds (54 kg).
Her general measurements are also 36-25-34 inches (91-64-86 cm). She has a breast cup size A and wears a bra size 36A. The actress wears a dress size 7 and a shoe size 9.
The actress is quite active in social media with almost one million followers on Instagram and over 700 thousand followers on Twitter. She has a blog, Nowandgen.com, where she shares various information about parenthood and home care with aspiring mothers.