For many that follow, the television series Wildfire, Genevieve Cortese is someone to easily like. An American actress who is famous both for her various acting roles as well as her personal life as the wife of Supernatural co-actor, Jared Padalecki, she is also a stage actress among other things. Here are things to know about her.
Genevieve Cortese Biography and Age
It was as Genevieve Nicole Cortese that the actress was born on January 8, 1981, in San Francisco, California. It was here that she began her life before moving to other places such as Montana when she was just 13, and then Sun Valley, Idaho.
She was brought up alongside Sarah who was her sister, as well as her two brothers Johnny and Ben. While not much is known about her biological father, her mother is Camille Batt and the actress is of Irish, French, and Flemish descent. That pointed out, her stepfather is Jeffrey Batt.
For her education, she went to the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University where she obtained a BA in English and a BFA in drama. This was after she graduated from the Community School, Sun Valley.
Since she was a child, what Genevieve Cortese who is also referred to as Genevieve Padalecki wanted to be was an actress and that would sustain for many years to come. As a result of this, she pursued a stage career even before she got her first screen role.
She kicked off her TV career in 2004 when she appeared in the movie Death Valley. 2005 saw her taking a part in Kids in America and Unraveled while in 2006, she had a role in a short film, Life is Short. Salted Nuts (2007) and Hated (2012) were her next two movies. Before her proper acting roles, she also appeared in a TV commercial for a shoe store.
Even with her fair share of the movies, what has made her even more popular are the Television shows that she has been involved in. The first was The Dead Zone (2005) followed by the ABC Family series Wildlife which would run from 2005 to 2008. It was this that would serve as her most successful works thus far. Her other TV 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 that included FirstGlance Film Fest Hollywood for Best Actress and The Newport International Film Festival for Audience Award. She picked all the awards for one of her last works, Hated.
Relationship With Jared Padalecki and Baby
Those that surprisingly don’t 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 guess, it was the onset of the series which both of them were a part of that they met and fell for each other. They began dating four months after meeting each other, and by February 2010, it was official as they became man and wife.
Their union has been blessed with three children. Their first child, Thomas Colton was born on 19 March 2012 while the second, also a boy Shepherd, was born on December 22, 2013. Their third and last baby, a daughter, Odette was born on 17, March 2017.
Thus far, her relationship with Padalecki seems to be perfect in many ways. Apart from her husband, there are no records that the beautiful actress has ever publicly been with anyone 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 with an average height and good body structure. She has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. Looking at her height, she stands at 5 Feet 3 Inches (1.63 m) tall and her weight is 54 Kg (119 pounds).
Also, her general body measurements are 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 on social media with close to a million followers on Instagram and over 700 thousand followers on Twitter. She has a blog, Nowandgen.com, where she shares various information on parenting and home care with aspiring mothers.