star called falling for the 35-year-old actress in real life "special and unexpected." "The story I tell my friends is that she wouldn't leave me alone," Padalecki joked to Ripa.
"It turned into hanging out, talking about traveling, and [then] turned into dinner."Padalecki's Supernatural costar Jensen Ackles is growing his family too.
Back in August, Us Weekly confirmed that he and his wife, One Tree Hill alum Danneel Harris Ackles, are expecting twins later this year.