Hayden Panettiere - Biography

Last Modified: Aug 23, 2020

Hayden Panettiere
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Heroes, Nashville
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $15 million

Personal Details

Born on : August 21, 1989 (age 32)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Hayden Lesley Panettiere
Birth Place: Palisades, New York, USA
Horoscope: Leo
Father's Name: Alan Lee Panettiere
Mother's Name: Lesley R. Vogel
Siblings: 1

Jansen Panettiere (younger brother)

High School: Homeschooled
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Italian, English, German)
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Boyfriend Name: Brian Hickerson
Children: 1

Kaya Klitschko (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.57 meter (5 feet 2 inch)
Weight: 53 kg (116.84 lb)
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Green
Shoe Size: 5 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 32 inch
Waist Size: 28 inch
Hip Size: 34 inch
Bra Size: 32
Cup Size: B

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Who is Hayden Panettiere?

Hayden Panettiere is an actress, model, singer by profession and American by nationality.  She is best known for her work in Heroes as Claire Bennet and in Nashville as Juliette Barnes.

Hayden Panettiere: Age, Parents, Siblings

Hayden Panettiere’s birth took place on August 21, 1989, in Palisades, New York, USA. She was born as Hayden Lesley Panettiere to mother Lesley R. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and father Alan Lee "Skip" Panettiere, a fire captain.

She is not the only child of her parents and has a sibling, a younger brother named Jansen Panettiere, who is also an actor.

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Education, Ethnicity

She was educated at South Orangetown Middle School and was later homeschooled. Her ethnicity includes Italian, English, German.

Hayden Panettiere: Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Panettiere was in relationship with Milo Ventimiglia from December 2007 to February 2009. She then went on to date heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko in 2009. But she and her boyfriend soon split, which was announced in May 2011.

She and Klitschko  got back together and she announced their rekindled romance in an April 2013 interview and their announced their engagement in  October 2013. Hayden Panettiere gave birth to her and her fiancé’s daughter, Kaya Klitschkoon December 4, 2014. But by August 2018 the couple had broken up again, having never married.

Klitschko has primary custody of their daughter.

Source: Bustle (Hayden Panettiere, Wladimir Klitschko)

It was reported in the same month that she started dating Brian Hickerson. On May 3, 2019, Hickerson was arrested on the charges of domestic violence and spent the night behind bars before posting a $50,000 bond the next afternoon. On Feb 14, 2020 Hickerson was once again arrested and charged with domestic violence and was granted restraining order against Hickerson.

Hayden Panettiere is also known to have dated Scotty McKnight and Stephen Colletti.

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Hayden Panettiere: Career

Before fame

Panettiere began her career at a very young age. She was only 11 months old when she first appeared in commercials. From 1994 to 1997, she portrayed the character Sarah Roberts in the series One Life to Live followed by the role of Lizzie Spaulding in the film Guiding Light in 1996.

Hayden Panettiere landed her breakthrough role in 1999 in the TV movie If You Believe for which she was nominated for the Young Artist Award.

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Films, Series

Since her breakthrough role at the age of 10, she has starred in over 100 movies and TV series altogether. Hayden Panettiere has starred in Ally McBeal, Normal (2003), Malcolm in the Middle, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Tiger Cruise (2004), The Object of My Affection, A Bug's Life, Message In A Bottle (1999), Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006).

Source: PopSugar (Hayden Panettiere in Heroes)

Panettiere also has had appearances in Punk'd, Fireflies in the Garden (2008), The Architect (2006), Custody (2015). But most of all, she is known for her portrayal in NBC series HeroesABC’s Nashville, Scream 4.

Moreover, she was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1999 for A Bug's Life. She has recorded several songs for the films Tiger Cruise, The Dust Factory, Ice Princess, Cinderella III: A Twist in Time.

Hayden Panettiere has also modeled, having worked with Neutrogena, Dooney & Bourke, among others. In addition, she has also voiced and modeled characters for video games Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts II, Until Dawn, etc.

Worked with

She has starred alongside Viola Davis, Kate Hudson, Connie Britton, Burgess Jenkins.

Hayden Panettiere: Awards, Nominations

Panettiere has had over 50 nominations. Among all the nominations including Critics' Choice Awards, Golden Globe, she has won two Young Artist, Awards, Saturn Awards, Teen Choice Awards, to name a few.

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Hayden Panettiere: Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Panettiere is estimated at around $15 Million. Her salary per episode is around $75 Thousand.

Hayden Panettiere: Social media

On Twitter Hayden Panettiere is followed by several hundred thousand followers. She is absent from Facebook and Instagram.

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