Danneel Ackles is not just an entertainment star but is equally married to one. The actress has appeared in several movies and TV series including the Harold & Kumar franchise as well as One Tree Hill. Additionally, she is the better half of Supernatural star – Jensen Ackles. Their union disproves the theory that Hollywood marriages do not last.
Want to know more about Danneel Ackles? Here are all the details including her bio and age, height as well as information on her twin children.
Danneel Ackles: Bio (Age)
Danneel Ackles was born on the 18th of March 1979 in the town of Lafayette, Louisiana. Her given name at birth was Elta Danneel Graul. She assumed the name Danneel Harris as her professional name and later changed her surname to Ackles following her marriage.
The actress, who comes from a family of four, was born to Deborah and Edward Graul Jr. She also has a brother named Gino. Danneel Ackles grew up in the town of Eunice which is where she completed her high school education. She commenced her career as a professional model; she appeared in a string of commercials and also modelled for several companies.
Ackles made her Hollywood debut in 2003 with a guest appearance in four episodes of the TV series, What I Like About You. She subsequently featured in the popular daytime soap, One Life to Live, in 2004. Danneel Ackles got her well-deserved breakthrough in 2005 when she landed a recurring role in the TV series, One Tree Hill. The series was set in a fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina and follows the drama in the lives of two half-brothers – Lucas and Nathan Scott. In the series, Ackles plays the role of Rachael Gatina, a girl who is renowned for her troublesome tendencies. Ackles joined One Tree Hill in season 3 and reprised her role in seasons 4, 5 and 7. She appeared in a total of 58 episodes on the show. Since One Tree Hill, Danneel Ackles has featured in other TV series such as JAG, Charmed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS, and CSI: Miami.
Ackles’ career has not been limited to the small screen. She has also featured in some impressive movies including Ten Inch Hero, Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, Still Waiting, Fired Up!, The Back-Up Plan, and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. Danneel Ackles’ also appeared in The Roommate, a 2011 thriller about a girl, Rebecca, who is obsessed with her college roommate, Sarah; Rebecca gets envious of anyone who attempts to get close to Sarah and even goes to the extent of harming them. Ackles plays the role of Irene, a lady who eventually offers Sarah refugee from her psychotic roommate.
Danneel Ackles: Family And Twins
Danneel Ackles is married to fellow Hollywood star, Jensen Ackles, a native of Texas and a popular actor. He has featured in movies and TV series such as Days of Our Lives, Smallville, Ten Inch Hero and My Bloody Valentine 3D. He is, however, most famous for his role as Dean Winchester on the TV series, Supernatural. Danneel Ackles and her husband started dating in 2006 but were good friends prior to the romantic relationship. They dated for three years and got engaged in November 2009. They solemnized their union on the 16th of May 2010 in Dallas, Texas.
The couple has three adorable kids together. Their first child, a daughter named Justice Jay, was born in May 2013. Twins, Arrow Rhodes (daughter) and Zeppelin (son) arrived in December 2016.
Ackles and her husband have worked together on occasions. They have both featured in Supernatural as well as the 2007 film, Ten Inch Hero, an indie rom-com which focuses on the lives of employees at a sandwich shop. In the film, Danneel Ackles plays the role of Tish – an emotionally-closed off lady who has no qualms using men for sex. Jensen, on the other hand, plays the role of a cook named Priestly who uses his outlandish looks and behaviour to keep people from getting too close.
Height, Weight And Body Features
Danneel Ackles is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs a commensurate 58 kg or 127lbs. Her hair colour is dark brown while her eyes are brown in colour. Other additional measurements are waist – 34 inches, chest – 24 inches and hip – 34 inches. Going by these stats, the Louisiana native obviously has an hourglass shape.