Danneel Harris

Danneel Harris

Full name:  Elta Danneel Graul
Birth date: 
March 18, 1979
Louisiana, United State
Model, Actress
Spouse (s):
Jensen Ackles
Zodiac sign:

Danneel Harris is an American popular actress and model. She is also known as Danneel Ackles. The characters Shannon McBain and Rachel Gatina respectively on One Life to Live and One Tree Hill established her name widely in the media industry.

Early Life:

Danneel Harris was born on March 18, 1979, in Louisiana, United State. Her father is an ophthalmologist and her mother is an interior designer. Actress Mary Lou is her cousin. Danneel’s first name is Elta but she was established in the celebrity world by her middle name ‘Danneel’. She was named after her great-grandmother and the name ‘Danneel’ was inspired by the street name of New Orleans. In pursuing to continue acting training, Danneel moves to Los Angeles.


Danneel Harris started a career as a model by working with the companies Big Sexy Hair and Juicy Jeans. At first, she landed her first modeling role for a television commercial. Then Danneel acted on the Soap Opera television series ‘One Life to Live’ where playing the role of ‘Shannon McBain’ in 2013.

She relocated to New York to play a role in several television shows such as ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘What I Like About You’. Danneel Harris made her acting debut in the film industry by acting in a short film The Plight of Clownana. She hits the Maxim Hot 100 list respectively in 2008, 2009, and 2010.

In 2005, Harris acted on One Tree Hill a drama television series on The CW where she played the role of ‘Rachel Gatina’. In 2007, she acted in the movie Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.  In the same year, Harris acted in the thriller movie The Roommate where she played the role of a fashion designer. Her reputation was firmly secured for the character ‘Irene’ in the movie.

Personal Life:

In November 2009, Danneel Harris engaged Supernatural actor Jensen Ackles after three years of courtship and seven years of friendship. They married on May 15, 2010, in Dallas, Texas but they exposed the news about three years later on January 7, 2013. Their first daughter comes into the world on May 30, 2013.

Height Weight and Body Measurement:

Height: 5 feet 7 inches
58 kg
Bra size:
34 C
Waist Size:  
24 inches
Hip Size:
34 inches
Hair color:
Dark Brown
Eye color:
Body Shape:
Body measurement: 34-24-34 inches
Shoe size:

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