Ackles departed Days of our Lives in 2000 and went on to appear in the mini-series Blonde, about the life of Marilyn Monroe.
They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over school." - on his most embarrassing moment.
Last I heard he was dating Daneel Harris (this is still true and correct as @ March 19 2009).
Some people say he is now dating Jared Padaleckie because they do share a house and he is know single.
He also starred as the lead in the box office success My Bloody Valentine 3D and portrayed Jason Todd in the popular animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood.
Ackles currently stars as Dean Winchester on the CW series Supernatural. Ackles had planned to study sports medicine at Texas Tech University and to become a physical therapist, but instead moved to Los Angeles to start his acting career.