Meet the TV Star that will be Bacchus in 2019

January 23, 2019

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Full disclosure, I didn't know who Jensen Ackles was when I first heard the news that he will be reigning as Bacchus 51. And a little fuller disclosure...then I saw his picture. Oh. Hey there. ;)

Meet Jensen Ackles, actor... demon hunter... Saints fan... Bacchus monarch.

Not sure about that call, Ref. That was a hard game to walk away from. #neworleans #saints

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Jenson is one of the stars of the long-running tv show "Supernatural" on The CW. He will ride with the Super Krewe on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. He's 40 years old, originally from Dallas and currently lives in Austin, but his wife is from Lafayette. And his Instagram shows us he does spend time in New Orleans. And seems to love our city!

New Orleans...a world of wonders. Both living...and not. Had such a great (unexpected) weekend with my crew. Happy New Years, everyone. May it be filled with unexpected treasures.

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In addition to "Supernatural," Ackles has also starred in the feature film My Bloody Valentine, and on television in "Smallville," "Dark Angel," "Dawson’s Creek" and the miniseries "Blonde." A Texas native, Ackles lives in Austin with his wife Danneel and their three children. Last year, Ackles and his family opened The Family Business Beer Company craft brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas just outside of Austin.

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A brewery owner, Saints fan with ties to the supernatural??? He should do fine in New Orleans. :)

Hail Bacchus and Happy Mardi Gras!