Joshua Ackles: Who Is Jensen Ackles’ Brother?

Joshua Ackles is the brother of American actor, musician, and businessman Jensen Ackles. Joshua’s brother Jensen Ackles is best known for his appearances in Supernatural, Days of Our Lives, Dark Angel, Smallville, and The Boys. He is a co-owner of a brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas, Family Business Beer Company. He is the husband of American actress Danneel Ackles.

Joshua Ackles: Bio Summary

NameJoshua Ackles
Famous asbrother of Jensen Ackles
Date of birth December 19, 1974
Place of birth United States
Nationality American
Spouse Alexis Ackles/Ali Bitros Ackles
Children 3
Parents Alan Ackles and Donna Joan Shaffer-Ackles
Siblings Mackenzie Ackles and Jensen Ackles

Who Is Jensen Ackles’ Brother, Joshua Ackles?

Joshua Ackles also known as Joshua Alan Ackles is famous as the brother of Jensen Ackles. He is said to have been born on December 19, 1974. He is the son of Donna Joan (née Shaffer) and actor Alan Roger Ackles. His father is known for appearing in films such as “Ruby”, “Steele’s Law”, and “Hexed” and in episodes of TV series including “Dallas”, “Walker, Texas Ranger”, “The Good Guys”, “Supernatural”, and “Dallas”.

Fortunately for Joshua, his parents are still married. His father Alan and mother Donna have been married since August 21, 1971. Their marriage has lasted for more than 50 years. Joshua is one of his parents’ three children. He has two siblings, Jensen Ross Ackles and Mackenzie Ackles. He is an American who has German, English, and smaller amounts of Scottish and Irish, ancestry.

Many of Joshua’s ethnic German ancestors lived in Russia/Ukraine. His paternal grandfather was Gene Spaulding Ackles and his paternal grandmother was Dorothy Nell McNatt. His maternal grandfather was Carroll Logan Shaffer and his maternal grandmother was Betty Joan Rempel. Joshua wasn’t raised in the spotlight but he is believed to have been brought up in a loving home.

Joshua Ackles’ academic experience hasn’t been made public. At the moment, nothing is known about the high schools or colleges he attended. He became an architect. He is said to have served as a solutions architect at Bank of America. He is a philanthropist as well. He has lived a quiet life and avoids publicity. He is happily married to a woman identified as Alexis Ackles/Ali Bitros Ackles.

Joshua’s wife is reportedly an educational diagnostician. There isn’t much information about their marriage however, they have been blessed with three children Logan Ackles, Lincoln Ackles, and Levi Ackles. Unfortunately, their son Levi has Down syndrome. Due to their son’s condition, Joshua launched the charity organization “Team Levi” to support others like his son. He and his wife have worked together to raise awareness of the illness.

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Ali once shared on Facebook: “Did you know that 16 out of 50 states do not prohibit discrimination against individuals based on their disability when seeking an organ transplant? (…). That means that if Levi ever needed an organ transplant, he could be denied because he has Down syndrome.” The couple’s son Lincoln was diagnosed with ADHD. His brother Jensen Ackles is the father of three.

Jensen Ackles had his three children with his wife actress and model Danneel Harris. He and Danneel have been married since May 15, 2010. It has been more than a decade since they got married. Jensen is one of the most successful entertainers. He has been active in show business since the 1990s. He had been modeling on and off since the age of four before he decided to concentrate on an acting career.

Jensen Ackles appeared in Wishbone, Mr. Rhodes, Sweet Valley High, and Cybill. He appeared in several episodes of the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives as Eric Brady. He also appeared in episodes of Blonde, Dark Angel, Dawson’s Creek, Still Life, and Smallville. He appeared in the films Ten Inch Hero, My Bloody Valentine, and Buddy Games. He starred as Dean Winchester in the WB horror/action series Supernatural.

Joshua Ackles’ famous brother Jensen Ackles appeared in episodes of The Boys, Big Sky, The Winchesters, and Gen V. He is also a voice actor. He voiced the role of Batman (Bruce Wayne) for the two-part adaptation of Batman: The Long Halloween. He voiced the role again in Legion of Superheroes, and will reprise the role in the upcoming film Justice League: Warworld.

Jensen Ackles and his wife formed Chaos Machine Productions with a deal at Warner Bros. Television. “Warner Bros. has been my home for the better part of two decades. The relationships I have acquired there are some of the finest and most supportive I could have hoped for in this industry. Danneel and I are thrilled for the opportunity to continue to grow as artists and now as a producers under the mentorship and guidance of Peter Roth and the whole WBTV team,” Jensen said in a statement.

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As a singer, Jensen Ackles released his first original song as a professional singer, “Sounds of Someday”, the first track from his debut album. He is also a businessman who serves as a co-owner of a brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas, Family Business Beer Company, alongside his wife and in-laws. The brewery’s name is a reference to Supernatural (“family business” being a tagline for the series).

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