It's a boy for Supernatural's Jared and Genevieve Padalecki

Dec 24, 2013 at 1:58 p.m. ET

After a sort-of pregnancy announcement back in July, Jared Padalecki and his wife confirmed the birth of their new baby on Twitter Sunday.

Jared Padalecki

Jared Padalecki and his wife got a brand-new present for the holiday: a new son. The Supernatural star tweeted the news on Sunday, Dec. 22.


Padalecki's wife Genevieve Cortese Padalecki is also an actress who formerly co-starred on Supernatural. The met on the set of the TV show, and were married in February 2010 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

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Padalecki and Genevieve already have a 21-month-old son, Thomas Colton. They announced back in July that they would be having their second child — sort of. Padalecki tweeted a teaser to the new baby.


Jared Padalecki live-tweeted an episode of Supernatural on Tuesday, Nov. 26, and introduced his fans to his wife and son Thomas Colton.


The parents are staying busy with their newborn and toddler, but are also busy working as well. Jared Padalecki is still working on Supernatural, and it looks like it will be on the air for a while longer. Genevieve Padalecki starred in FlashForward from 2009 to 2010, and it looks like she's focusing on being a mom now. The last film she did was 2012's Hated.

Padalecki got his start in 2000 as Dean Forester on Gilmore Girls, a role he played until 2005. He's also starred in films and shows like Flight of the Phoenix and House of Wax. He then landed his role on Supernatural, which has just been picked up for a ninth season.

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Genevieve Padalecki started her career as a stage actress, and landed her first big role in Stephen King's Dead Zone in 2005. She also starred in Wildfire before landing her role on Supernatural.

Congrats to the family on their new addition!

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