Biography - Hayden Panettiere

Last Modified: 9th Sep, 2023
Hayden Panettiere
Best Known For
Heroes, Nashville (TV series)
Net Worth
$15.00M Under Review
$ Under Review
Social Media Presence
Personal Detail
Birth Name / Full Name
Hayden Lesley Panettiere N/A
Born on
August 21, 1989 (age 34)
High School
Female N/A
Sexual Orientation
Marital Status
Single N/A
Married Date
Alan Lee Panettiere
Alan Lee Panettiere
Lesley R. Vogel
Brian Hickerson
August 2018 to July 2022
Scotty McKnight
Wladimir Klitschko
2009 to 2018
Stephen Colletti
Milo Ventimiglia
December 2007 to February 2009
Kaya Klitschko
Kaya Klitschko
Jansen Panettiere
Younger brother
Body Measurement
Hair Color
Blonde N/A
Eye Color
Green N/A
Shoe Size
5 US N/A
Bicep Size
inch N/A
Chest Size
inch N/A
Waist Size
Dress Size
4 US N/A
Bust Size
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Hip Size
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Social Media Presence

Who is Hayden Panettiere?

Hayden Panettiere is an actress, model, and 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.

Source: Pinterest (young Hayden Panettiere)

Education, Ethnicity

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

Hayden Panettiere – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Panettiere was in a 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 they announced their engagement in  October 2013. Hayden Panettiere gave birth to her and her fiancé’s daughter, Kaya Klitschko on 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 a restraining order against Hickerson.

In July 2022, it was confirmed that Hayden Panettiere and Brian Hickerson have broken up amid her struggles with drug addiction.

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), and Custody (2015). But most of all, she is known for her portrayal in the NBC series Heroes, ABC’s Nashville, and 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, and 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, and Burgess Jenkins.

Hayden Panettiere – Awards, Nominations

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

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Source: USA Today (Hayden Panettiere in Nashville)

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 – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

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

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