• Joshua Ackles is known for being the brother of Jensen Ackles, an American actor.
• He studied at a local high school in Dallas, but did not pursue a career in film.
• He is a philanthropist and has done charity work with Team Levi, an organization to improve the quality of life for people suffering from Down Syndrome.
• Joshua is married to a non-celebrity American woman, and they don't have children.
• He is a fan of sports, enjoys travelling, and is physically active.
Who is Joshua Ackles?
Joshua Ackles was born in Dallas, Texas USA, on 19 December, sometime in the early ‘80s – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius, and he holds American nationality. He’s probably only known for being the younger brother of Jensen Ackles, a famous American actor.
Early life and education
Joshua was raised in Dallas alongside Jensen and their sister Mackenzie Ackles, by their father Alan Roger Ackles who was an actor, and their mother Donna Joan (nee Shaffer) who was a housewife.
He became interested in acting at a very early age, mostly because of his father’s career; Joshua and his brother Jensen often practiced acting together, and enjoyed performing for their father.
Joshua studied at a local high school in Dallas, and was into various activities during his four years there, including acting with the school’s drama club, playing football for the school’s team, and practicing creative writing, however, he eventually learned that he wasn’t talented enough to pursue a career in the film industry.
He matriculated sometime in the late ‘90s, and although Joshua hasn’t spoken of his further education, it’s widely believed that he attended college, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Joshua prefers to keep the details of his career away from the media’s attention, but it’s still known that he’s a philanthropist, and has done some charity work.
He’s mostly focused on working with Team Levi, which is an organization that aims to improve the quality of life for those who are suffering from Down syndrome; Joshua is involved with the organization mostly because his nephew Levi is suffering from the syndrome.
Love life and wife
Joshua prefers to keep the details of his love life away from the media’s attention, however, he has still allowed his fans to have a glimpse into it.
He has uploaded various pictures onto his Instagram account, which feature him spending time with his other half; he uploaded their first picture in December 2014, which showed them standing next to a Christmas tree. It’s widely believed that the two exchanged vows in the mid-2010s, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
Joshua and his wife don’t have children together; most of Joshua’s fans believe this to be because one of the two (or both) is perhaps infertile, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.
As of December 2021, Joshua’s married to a non-celebrity American woman; they don’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Joshua is a huge fan of sports, with his favorite being football; he’s watched numerous live games with his father and brother.
He likes to travel, apparently thanks to his brother’s wealth, and has been to many US states, that Joshua has also been to a couple of Asian and European countries, and that his dream travel destination is Miami in Florida.
He’s physically quite active, and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week, while he also plays various sports; he usually goes skiing for a month every winter, and enjoys swimming in the ocean and cycling during summer.
Joshua likes to watch movies starring his favorite actor and actress, Vin Diesel and Angelina Jolie, such as “Guardians of the Galaxy”, the franchise “Fast and Furious” and “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life”.
Age, height and net worth
Joshua’s age is around 40. He has short brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft 8ins (1.7m) and he weighs around 165lbs (75kgs).
As of December 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $150,000, while his brother Jensen’s net worth is reputedly over $14 million.
Who is his brother Jensen Ackles?
Jensen Ross Ackles was born in Dallas on 1 March 1978 – his zodiac sign is Pisces, and he holds American nationality.
He’s an actor, film producer and director, who’s appeared in more than 30 movies and TV series, while he’s probably known best for his portrayal of Dean Winchester, the main character in the critically acclaimed fantasy horror series “Supernatural”. It was created by Eric Kripke, also starred Jared Padalecki and Jim Beaver, and follows two brothers who are hunting monsters around Earth; the series aired from 2005 to 2020, and won 38 of the 157 awards for which it was nominated, including three Primetime Emmy nominations.
Jensen was only four years old when he started modelling, and didn’t start acting until he enrolled at a local high school in 1992; he was a member of his school’s drama club, and played lead roles in several school and local theatre plays.
Jensen was 17 when he launched his career with his portrayal of Michael Duss, in the 1995 episode “iViva Wishbone!” of the adventure family comedy series “Wishbone”; he matriculated in the following year and didn’t enroll at college, wanting to work on his way up in the film industry.
He became popular for his performance as Eric Brady, in 448 episodes between 1997 and 2000, of the romantic drama series “Days of Our Lives”. The series has been airing since 1965, numbering close to 15,000 episodes, today stars Deidre Hall, Kristian Alfonso and Frances Reid, and follows the people who are living in the made-up city Salem. It has won 231 of the 842 awards for which it has been nominated, including four Primetime Emmy nominations.
Jensen was then cast to play supporting characters in the 2001 movie “The Third Degree”, the 2002 mystery action series “Dark Angel” and the 2003 romantic series “Dawson’s Creek”.
In 2010, he voiced Gibson in the video games “Tron: Evolution” and “Tron: Evolution – Battle Grids”, as well as Kyle Madigan in the video game “The 3rd Birthday”.
One of Jensen’s most recent roles has been his portrayal of Jack Durfy, in the 2019 comedy movie “Buddy Games”, written and directed by Josh Duhamel, who also starred in it, alongside Dan Bakkedahl and Kevin Dillon. It follows several friends who have gathered to play The Buddy Games, and the film won two awards.
For his acting skills, Jensen has won seven of the 25 awards for which he has been nominated; he was nominated for five Teen Choice Awards for his performance in “Supernatural”, winning one in 2015 for Choice TV: Chemistry (shared with Misha Collins), and he was also nominated for seven People’s Choice Awards for “Supernatural”, winning two in 2014 and 2016. Jensen was also nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards, for his performance in “Days of Our Lives”.
He started dating the famous American actress and model Danneel Harris in 2006, and the two married on 15 May 2010 in a private ceremony in Dallas. In May 2013, Danneel gave birth to their daughter Justice Jay Ackles, and in December 2016 to their twins Zeppelin Bram Ackles and Arrow Rhodes Ackles.