Supernatural's Jared Padalecki names second son Shepherd - photo

Published Wednesday, Jan 22 2014, 14:20 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Supernatural star Jared Padalecki has named his second son Shepherd.

The actor's wife Genevieve revealed the tiny tot's name via Twitter on Tuesday night (21 January), when she uploaded a cute photo of Jared holding his very sleepy baby.

She added the caption: "@jarpad and Shepherd watching some late night #supernatural."

Jared Padalecki and his baby son Shepherd in a picture tweeted by his wife Genvieve, 21 January 2014

© Twitter / @realgpad

Jared and his baby son Shepherd, 21 January 2014.

Unsurprisingly, the couple were swiftly indundated with messages from fans commenting on just how sweet the father-son moment was.

Jared and Genevieve became parents for the second time just before Christmas. They are already parents to son Thomas, born March 2012.

Jared, who plays Sam Winchester in Supernatural, shared their happy baby news on 23 December, tweeting: ""My amazingly strong wife home-birthed a happy and healthy baby boy last night :). Please send love :))."

Genevieve Cortese, Jared Padalecki at the "Supernatural" PaleyFest 2011held at the Saban Theatre - Arrivals
Beverly Hills, California - 13.03.11


Jared and Genevieve together in 2011.

He married Genevieve in Sun Valley, Idaho in 2010. They met on the set of Supernatural where Genevieve played the demon Ruby in series four.

Last week, Jared joined his Supernatural co-star Jensen Ackles and Jensen's wife Danneel on the red carpet at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles.

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