Hayden Panettiere Height, Age, Biography, Net Worth, Dating, Facts

American actress, singer, and model Hayden Panettiere is best known for her starring role as Claire Bennet in the NBC sci-fi series Heroes and as Juliette Barnes in the ABC/CMT musical-drama series Nashville. She earned two Golden Globe nominations for her role in Nashville. She has also been credited for her works in Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy and Scream 4.

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere Biography

Hayden Panettiere was born on the 21st of August 1989, in Palisades, New York, United States of America. She’s currently 32 years old.

Birth NameHayden Lesley Panettiere[
NicknameHayd, Hayden P, Mushroom
Date of BirthAugust 21, 1989
Place of BirthPalisades, New York, U.S.
Age32 years old
Sun SignLeo
ProfessionActress, Singer, Model, Activist
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Family and Education

Hayden Panettiere is the daughter of Lesley R. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee “Skip” Panettiere, a fire captain. She has one younger brother named Jansen Panettiere, who is also an actor. Her ancestry includes Italian, with some English and German.

Panettiere attended South Orangetown Middle School in New York and was then homeschooled until her high school.

Hayden Panettiere Husband

Hayden Panettiere got engaged with then-heavyweight world champion boxer Wladimir Klitschko in October 2013. They both first met in 2009 at a book launch and soon started dating each other. After a couple of years of dating, Panettiere announced that they were separated. The couple reconciled in April 2013 and they together welcomed their first daughter Kaya Evdokia Klitschko on December 9, 2014. In August 2018, the couple ended their relationship again, which was confirmed by Panettiere’s mother herself.

Post her break up with Wladimir, Hayden reportedly started dating Brian Hickerson and they were spotted together having dinner at WeHo hotspot Craig’s. They broke up in 2020.

She had previously dated her Heroes co-star Milo Ventimiglia for over a year and also briefly dated NFL player Scotty McKnight.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 2 inches
Centimeters – 157.5 cm
Meters – 1.57 m
WeightKilograms – 53 kg
Pounds – 117 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Body Measurements36-26-35
Eye ColorGreen
Hair ColorBlonde
Shoe Size5 (US)
Dress Size8 (US)/12 (UK)
Distinctive Features Petite Figure

Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Hayden Panettiere debuted as a voice actress and voiced for the character called Dot in the 1998 American animated comedy-adventure film “A Bug’s Life”.

Her first starring role as an actress was with the 1998 romantic comedy film “The Object of My Affection”, playing the role of Mermaid.

Television Debut

In 2006, Panettiere made her television debut as Sarah Victoria ‘Flash’ Roberts #3 in the American television soap opera “One Life to Live”. The series went on to air from 1994 to 1997.

Singing Debut

She released her first single, Wake Up Call in 2008.

Famous For

Hayden Panettiere is known for playing cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC sci-fi series Heroes (2006–2010) and Juliette Barnes in the ABC/CMT musical-drama series Nashville (2012–present).

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in several TV commercials for brands like Neutrogena, Got Milk?, Candies and Dooney & Bourke.

Favorite Things

  • Actors – Liam Neeson, Sean Connery, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro
  • Shoes – Converse
  • Actress – Meryl Streep

Hayden Panettiere Net Worth

As of 2024, Hayden Panettiere has an estimated net worth of $15 million US dollars. She charges $75 thousand per episode for her work in Nashville.

Hayden Panettiere Facts

Hayden started appearing in television commercials when she was 11 years old.

She then landed a role as Sarah Roberts on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live from 1994 to 1997.

For her performance in Lifetime Television’s 1999 TV movie If You Believe, she was nominated for the Young Artist Award for Young Actress Age Ten or Under in the category of Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot.

In 2004, Panettiere had her first starring role in the Disney Channel film Tiger Cruise.

She rose to fame playing the role of a cheerleader Claire Bennet in the NBC series Heroes.

Panettiere has voiced for several characters like Kairi in Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II and Sam in Until Dawn video games.

For her stellar performance in her debut film A Bug’s Life, she was nominated for a Grammy Award.

In September 2008, Hayden Panettiere launched her own line of calfskin leather bags for the company Dooney & Bourke.

In 2009, Panettiere was one of the celebrities featured in the coffee table book Room 23, produced by Diana Jenkins and photographed by Deborah Anderson.

She has two pet dogs named Madison and Penny Lane.

She is good friends with Daniella Morris and Miley Cyrus.