Jared Padalecki is an American actor with a net worth of $5 million. Jared Padalecki acquired that net worth as a popular television and film actor. He is best known for his role on the television show Gilmore Girls and has also appeared on the show Supernatural. Padalecki was born in San Antonio, Texas. Jared began studying acting while in middle school, and after winning the "Claim to Fame" contest produced by Fox, moved to Los Angeles after graduation instead of attending college. He began to attract notice when he was cast on the television show, "Gilmore Girls" in 2000. He remained with the show for all five seasons.
In addition to working on "Gilmore Girls", he had recurring or supporting roles in such projects as "Do Not Disturb", "ER", "Cheaper by the Dozen", "New York Minute", "House of Wax", and "Cry Wolf". In 2005, he began working on the hit series, "Supernatural", in which he plays Sam Winchester. The show is set to begin its 7th season. He has also continued to pursue film work, appearing in such projects as "Christmas Cottage" and the recent "Friday the 13th" remake.