After 15 seasons on Supernatural its fair to say that Jensen Ackles who played Dean Winchester on the show for more than 300 episodes has become comfortable with the spotlight.The actor who recently returned to TV for season 3 of The Boys developed a devoted fanbase while starring on the long running series and was voted Sexiest TV Star in Peoples Sexiest Man Alive 2021 Readers Choice Poll for the second year in a row.But through it all one thing has stayed constant: his relationship with his wife actress Danneel Ackles.
In fact the two are building the next phase of their careers together and launched a production company in 2020. The first title they are releasing under the company is a forthcoming show called The Winchesters which builds on the Supernatural mythology. But who is Jensen Ackles wife? Heres everything you need to know about Danneel Ackles and her long term relationship with the actor.Danneel Ackles and Jensen Ackles attend The CW Networks 2022 Upfront Arrivals at New York City Center on May 19 2022 in New York City.Danneel Ackles and Jensen Ackles attend The CW Networks 2022 Upfront Arrivals at New York City Center on May 19 2022 in New York City.
Danneel got her big break when she landed a recurring role on One Life to Live playing Shannon McBain from 1999 to 2004 but really came into the spotlight when she starred as Rachel in One Tree Hill from 2005 to 2009. Since then she has appeared in Supernatural How I Met Your Mother and Friends with Benefits as well as in movies like Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.Born Elta Danneel Graul in Louisiana she went by Danneel Harris professionally until she married Jensen. The name Danneel comes from Danneel Street in New Orleans a city where the couple has spent a lot of time and to which they have strong ties. Danneel is involved with the charitable womens group Saint Claude Social Club there and Jensen has been named of one of the biggest Mardi Gras parades.