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Jensen Ackles’ Brother Joshua Ackles – Some Unheard Facts about Him

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Joshua Ackles is famous for being the older brother of actor Jensen Ackles (aka Jensen Ross Ackles). Besides being an actor, Jensen is also a director, and film producer. Jensen is most well-known for his roles in Supernatural, The Boy, and Smallville. Besides, Joshua’s dad Alan Ackles is also an actor recognized for his work in the TV series Supernatural (2005), Prison Break (2005), and more.

Unlike his father and brother, Joshua doesn’t pursue a career in acting. However, is involved with an NGO for some charitable works. Joshua has been involved in a couple of charity works so far, including fundraising for his brother’s nephew Levi, who suffered from Down’s syndrome.

Here, in this article, we have all the answers to the frequently asked questions about Joshua Ackles, including Joshua’s parents, love life, and more. Let’s dive into it!

How Old Is Joshua Ackles? Know His Early Life

Joshua Ackles was born on December 19, in Dallas, Texas, the United States. The exact year of his birth is not revealed as of yet, however, some online tabloids say he was born in the late 1970s. Josh was born to his father Alan Roger Ackles and his mother Donna Joan. His father is an actor by profession and his mother is a housewife.

Joshua Ackles has two siblings, a brother Jensen Ackles and a sister Mackenzie. Born to a well-to-do family, Josh had a decent upbringing along with his siblings.

As of 2022, Joshua is in his 40s.

Joshua Ackles’ Father is a Former Actor

As mentioned earlier, Josh’s father is a former actor. Joshua’s dad, Alan is mostly known for his role in Supernatural (2005), Prison Break (2005), and  Devour (2005). The man, who is in his 70s as of now, hasn’t worked in a lot of movies or television series, but he frequently made his screen appearances in the past. Alan hasn’t been active in acting for nearly a decade now.

Joshua Ackles' dad Alan Ackles who is famous for his acting in Supernatural
Joshua’s father Alan Ackles is a former actor who has been out of acting for around a decade

Not only that, Alan is a veteran radio and TV presenter with more than three decades of experience in the field. What’s more, he has also worked on hundreds of commercials and corporate projects nationwide.

Joshua’s Younger Brother Jensen Followed Their Father’s Footsteps As An Actor

Alike his father, Joshua’s younger brother, Jensen Ackles is also a successful actor, director, and producer. He first started his acting career in an episode of Wishbone in 1996.

Jensen is widely recognized for his spectacular acting in The CW horror fantasy series Supernatural, where he played the character of Dean Winchester. Similarly, he portrayed Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives. As matter of fact, he has won several award nominations for his acting roles, including a few Daytime Emmy Award nominations.

Joshua Ackles younger brother Jensen who is also an actor
Jensen Ackles brother of Joshua Ackles, famous for his work in the horror series Supernatural

Additionally, he has worked on dozens of movies and TV series and some of his other successful movies include My Bloody Valentine 3D,  Batman: Under the Red Hood, Smallville, Dark Angel, and many more.

Joshua Didn’t Choose The Path of Acting: What Does He Do For a Living?

Unlike his father and younger brother, Joshua didn’t show any interest in acting or movie. He is rather involved with a non-profit organization. He was first involved in some charitable works back in 2013 when he was involved with “Team Levi.” Team Levi is mainly focused on collecting funds to help those suffering from Down syndrome like Jensen’s nephew Levi.

Joshua previously said that Team Levi had been a successful mission for him and the team members. Back in October 2016, Josh shared a tweet mentioning that Team Levi had raised $27k for the Buddy Walk of that year.

Later, on November 9, 2020, when Joshua shared a short clip of Team Levi on Twitter. He wrote,

“Here’s a short video I made of Team Levi and his 2020 Buddy Walk. Thanks to all that joined us!”

There are no further details if Joshua is still associated with Team Levi or not as of 2022.

Is Joshua Ackles Married? Who is His Wife?

Yes, Joshua is married and is leading a blissful life with his long-time wife. But, unfortunately, he hasn’t come out to the media about his wife’s information.

Unfortunately, he doesn’t make his appearance on the social media platform like his brother Jensen. It seems that he wants to keep things private, but apparently, in late December 2014, he posted a picture with his wife on his Twitter.

Joshua Ackles' beloved wife whose name remains still unknown
Joshua Ackles with his wife

As we can see, the lovely duo shares a strong bond together in the photo above and we hope they will live a happy life together till the end.

Does Joshua Share Children With His Wife?

As Josh has mostly remained out of the media radar, his personal details are not available as of yet. So, the question of whether Josh has a child with his wife or not still remains a mystery. But, we hope Joshua lives a happily married life with kids.

Joshua is an Uncle Of Three

Even though there isn’t much detail about Josh’s kids, it’s a well-known fact that he has three nieces. His little brother Jensen has three children with his beautiful wife Danneel Ackles. Jensen has one son and two twin daughters. The husband-and-wife welcomed their first child, Justice Jay Ackles in 2013. Three years later, the Supernatural star welcomed twin daughters, Rhodes Ackles, and Zeppelin Bram Ackles in 2016.

Joshua Shares A Strong Bond With His Family

Joshua is close to both his dad and brother. They often make their appearance on media together. Back in 2015, on the occasion of Joshua’s birthday, the family spent a beautiful evening watching a cowboy game.

Alan with his two sons Joshua and Jensen
Joshua Ackles with his father Alan and younger brother Jensen

Besides, Joshua frequently shares pictures with his dad and brother on Facebook.

What is Joshua Ackles’ Net Worth?

Joshua Ackles’ estimated fortune is around  $500,000 as of 2022. Josh’s career is not prevalent in the media, so it is still unclear how much money he earns from his job. But, on the other hand, his brother, Jensen is a renowned actor who has had a successful career. He has earned a good fortune from his acting career, and as of 2022, Jensen’s net worth is estimated to be around $14 Million.