Jared Padalecki‘s new role: Superdad!
The Supernatural star and his wife Genevieve Cortese welcomed a son, Thomas Colton Padalecki, on Monday, March 19, his rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.
Baby boy weighed in at 8 lbs., 6 oz.
Thus far, fans have raised over $40,000 for the hospital, and the couple plans to match the final total.
Padalecki wed former Supernatural costar Cortese in February 2010 in Sun Valley, Idaho.
– Alla Byrne with reporting by Monica Rizzo