Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles
Facts of Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles
|Full Name:||Donna Joan Shaffer Ackles|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Kids||Jensen Ackles, Joshua Ackles, Mackenzie Ackles.|
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Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles is a common American woman. She came into limelight as a celebrity mother of famous American actor, winger, as well as director Jensen Ackles. He is famous for playing Dean Winchester in The CW horror fantasy series Supernatural, Eric Brady, in Days of Our Lives. Donna welcomed three children from her marital relationship with husband.
Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles was born somewhere in the United States of America.
Ackles holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.
Who is Her Son?
Donna’s son Jensen Ackles is an American actor, singer, and director. He was born on March 1, 1978, as Jensen Ross Ackles. Jensen has appeared on television as Dean Winchester in The CW horror fantasy series Supernatural, Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives. He has earned several Emmy Award nominations, Alec/X5-494 in Dark Angel and Jason Teague in Smallville.
Also, he starred in the lead role in My Bloody Valentine 3D which is box office success. After that, he provided the voice of Jason Todd in the popular animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood.
Her Son Professional Career
Her son Jensen started pursuing his acting career seriously in 1996. He has started appearing in several guest roles in shows like, ‘Mr. Rhodes, Sweet Valley High’ and ‘Cybill’. He landed the role of Eric Brady in the NBC show, ‘Days of our Lives’, in 1997 soon recognized his talent by directors.
In the year 2000, he left the show and made brief appearances in the series, ‘Blonde’ based on the life of Marilyn Monroe. After that, he auditioned for the role of ‘Clark Kent’ for Smallville, but his efforts went futile. On the Fox Network, he appeared in James Cameron’s, ‘Dark Angel’, opposite Jessica Alba. He recast in the show with such appreciation even after the death of his character in one of the episodes, till the show’s unfortunate cancellation in 2002.
Similarly, he appeared in several moderately-successful shows in the following years. Finally, he was cast in the award-winning show, ‘Dawson’s Creek’, where he played the role of CJ. Then he made guest appearances in ‘Still Lifesupposed to air on Fox, but never did.
He played a small role in ‘The Flight of Clownana’ and his career graph mounted gradually. After that, he declined the role offered in the series ‘Tru Calling’ but he turned down the role and offered to Eric Olsen. He moved to Vancouver in 2014. Similarly, he has played the role of an assistant football trainer in ‘Smallville’, also the love interest of the character, Lana Lang.
His Career From 2005 to Present
He and his father Alan Ackles starred in the film ‘Devour’, where they played the father-son duo in 2005. He landed in the lead role of ‘Dean Winchester’ in ‘Supernatural’, which has completed eight successful seasons with him in the lead role in 2005. Jensen appeared in a small role in the rom-com, ‘Ten Inch Hero’, received appreciation for his comic-timing in 2007.
Alos his first certified cinema debut. He appeared in ‘My Bloody Valentine 3D’ and also lent his voice as ‘Red Hood’ for the animated film, ‘Batman: Under the Red Hood’ in 2008. Ackles also got the opportunity to lend his voice for a character called ‘Gibson’ in a video game, ‘Tron: Evolution’, released on December 7, 2010, by Disney Interactive Studios.
DonnaDonna Joan Shaffer-Ackles’s Son Net Worth
Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles son Jensen has an estimated net worth around $14 million as of 2019. He has an impressive net worth as an actor.
Married Life of Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles With Her Husband
Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles is happy with her married life. Her husband’s name is Alan Ackles renowned American actor. Her husband is well-known for his films like Devour, Supernatural and Prison Break.
The couple dated two years before they exchanged the wedding vows. From their marital relationship, they blessed with three children two daughters and a son
From their marital relationship, the couple shares three children two sons Jensen Ackles, Joshua Ackles and a daughter Mackenzie Ackles.