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.
A few weeks ago, Genevieve (engagement ring pictured here) publicly set her Facebook relationship status to engaged.
She holds a BA in English and a BFA degree in drama from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
Before making her television debut as Kris Furillo, she performed in regional theater productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Crimes of the Heart, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
Padalecki plays Sam Winchester on the CW's cult-hit series about a pair of demon-hunting brothers on a destiny run; Cortese appeared on the fourth season of the series as the second embodiment of the comely but eeeevil demon Ruby.
(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.