Genevieve Cortese is a California-born actress who rose to the mainstream after her notable role in the famous American dark fantasy TV series. supernatural. She made recurring appearances on the series, portraying the role of the demon Ruby from 2008-2009. Her outstanding performance on the series put Genevieve in the limelight and since then she has played equally interesting roles in other notable films and TV series.
Additionally, the esteemed actress has been in the spotlight as the wife of award-winning American actor, Jared Padalecki, who was also her Supernatural co-star. Genevieve Cortese worked in the industry from 2004 to 2012 when she decided to take a break from her acting career and focus mainly on her family. She would also be remembered for her roles in films and TV shows such as Children of America , Salted Nuts , and Wildfire , among others. Read on as we uncover more fun facts about the talented actress’ life, career, earnings, and personal relationships.
Genevieve Cortese Biography (Age)
The famous supernatural actress was born in Danville, California, USA on January 8, 1981. Her mother’s name is Camille Batt, her father’s name is unknown. Genevieve Cortese has two brothers and one sister namely Johnny, Ben and Sarah. At age 13, her family left Danville for Montana and a year later moved to Sun Valley, Idaho.
She graduated from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drama. Jared Padalecki’s wife began her career as a stage actress and has appeared in several theatrical productions including Crimes of the Hearts, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest .
She made her first television appearance in 2005 when she starred in the series, Wildfire , starring as Kris Furrilo. She previously appeared in an episode of The Dead Zone as Chleo Gregg. After the Wildfire series ended in 2008, Cortese earned her fast breakout role when she joined the cast of the American dark fantasy series Supernatural. There she played the recurring role of the demon Ruby from 2008 to 2009.
Cortese later played the recurring role of Tracy Stark on the TV series Flash Forward . The amazing actress has also starred in several notable films including Dead’s Valley, Children in America, Life Is Short, and Unraveled . In 2012, after portraying the character of Veronica in Hate Genevieve Cortese retired from acting to focus on her family life.
Family life of Genevieve Cortese
The beautiful actress met her husband Jared Padalecki while producing the television series. supernatural . By 2009, the couple started a romantic relationship that led to their engagement the following year. The couple moved on to seal their love in a marriage union held in February 2010 in the bride’s hometown of Sun Valley, Idaho.
After their marriage, Genevieve gave birth to Cortese, on March 19, 2012, their first child, a son, Thomas Carlton Padalecki, was born. The following year their second child, Austin Shepherd Padalecki, was born. The couple welcomed their only daughter, Odette Elliott Padalecki, on March 17, 2017. They are currently enjoying their beautiful relationship and currently reside in Austin, Texas.
Also, Cortese’s husband Jared Padalecki is an American actor best known for his role as Sam Winchester, a fictional character in the Supernatural series. He has received several awards as a result of his performance in the aforementioned series, which includes the People’s Choice Awards.
Wealth (income and earnings)
The talented actress is known to have appeared in several films, TV series and also theater productions before retiring from acting which has brought her a decent fortune. Genevieve Cortese is said to be worth around $1 million.
The beautiful wife of Jared Padalecki stands at a height of 1.63 m perfectly matches her body weight of 54 kg. Her other body measurements are Burst – 36 inches, Hip – 34 inches, and Waist – 25 inches.