Jared was a candidate for the 2000 Presidential Scholars Program.After he graduated from James Madison High School he started to pursue his acting career. in March 2008, Jared announced that on January 28th, 2008 they got engaged on their fourth anniversary, in Paris.
Cortese and Padalecki got married on February 27, 2010 in Sun Valley, Idaho, which is Cortese’s hometown.
Cortese walked down the aisle in Badgley Mischka heels and a Monique Lhuillier dress on the arms of her stepfather Jeffrey Batt, and her brother, John Cortese.
(The couple, whose characters shared some superhot sex scenes and a dysfunctional but intense relationship during their time together on the show, have been dating very, very stealthily.
Padalecki's reps declined to confirm Internet reports of a late-winter wedding date.
Sun Valley Magazine wrote: The ceremony was in a clear tent on The Valley Club’s terrace while a second tent held the band and “cigar smokers.” … Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter’s family run ranch, Raintree.