Beautiful and multi-talented celebrity, Hayden Panettiere is an actress, singer, voice actress, as well as activist. She is remembered for her roles of a cheerleader Claire Bennet on the NBC series Heroes. In addition, Hayden has appeared on the ABC musical drama series Nashville, as Juliette Barnes and rose to prominence from the series, One Life to Live.
She started her career at the age of just 11 months old, appearing in an advertisement for a Playskool toy train. From her successful career, she has maintained an impressive net worth and has well maintained a personal life as well.
Hayden Panettiere was born Hayden Leslie Panettiere on August 21, 1989, in Palisades, New York, U.S. She was born under star sign, Leo.
She is the daughter of Alan Lee “Skip” Panettiere (father) and Lesley R. Vogel (mother). Her mother was a former soap opera actress whereas her father was a fire captain. She has Italian, with some English and German ancestry.
She grew up with her younger brother, fellow actor, Jansen Panettiere.
The beautiful actress studied South Orangetown Middle School in New York as well as learned piano lessons, singing, horseback riding, dancing, gymnastics, and swimming.
She was homeschooled and had private tutors from grade nine to the completion of high school to manage her acting schedule.
Hayden Panettiere has four known tattoos in her body. She has inked on her finger and has zodiac sign on her ankle.
Apart from it, Panettiere has tattooed Sanskrit on her forearm and Italian, writing on her side. The largest tattoo in her body is the writing down her side, which says, “Vivere senza rimipianti,” Italian for “to live without regrets.”
Moving towards her personal life, Hayden Panettiere has a romantic dating history. She dated her fellow co-star from Heroes, Mito Ventimiglia from December 2007 to February 2009.
She also dated a Ukranian former professional boxer, Wladimir Klitschko whom she met at the book launch party for mutual acquaintance Diana Jenkins’ Room 23.
She was ringside for Klitschko’s knockout victory over Samuel Peter on September 11, 2010. She announced their separation in May 2011. Both cited the reason behind their separation as the long-distance nature of their relationship and said that they would always remain friends.
In an interview in April 2013, Panettiere confirmed that she and Klitschko had resumed their relationship. She announced their engagement in October 2013. She gave birth to their daughter in December 2014.
In 2015, she stated that she experienced post-partum depression, following the birth of her daughter. She said that it’s “scary and needs to be tak]lked about” in her appearance on Live with Kelly and Michael in September 28, 2015.
In August 2018, Panettiere’s mother confirmed that the couple had broken up again, remaining on friendly terms.
Hayden Panettiere has active in movies, television, and modeling. Also, she has recorded several songs, released many albums, and made numerous concert appearances. From her several careers, she has a net worth of $15 million at present. She has earned $75 thousand per episode from her works. In her career, Hayden has received several awards including Young Artist Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Genesis Awards and much more.
Let’s take a look at her wonderful career; her journey from the very beginning to the successful actress.
Hayden Panettiere’s career at the very young age of 11 months, starting with an advertisement for a Playskool toy train. From 1994-1997, she portrayed Sarah Roberts on the ABC soap opera One Life to Live.
She received a nomination for Young Artist Award for Young Actress Age Ten or Under in the category of Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot, for her performance in Lifetime’s 1999 TV movie, If You Believe.
Further, she rose to fame from the television show Heroes as the cheerleader. In 2008, she recorded her first single, titled, Wake Up Call.
Hayden Panettiere made her feature film debut with 1998’s A Bug’s Life. She portrayed the girl on a sinking sailboat in a 1999 romantic drama film Message in a Bottle.
She starred alongside Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, and Spenser Breslin, among others in a 2004 comedy-drama movie, Raising Helen.
She subsequently starred as a cheerleader in a 2006 cheerleading comedy film, Bring It On: All or Nothing. She was cast alongside Solange Knowles, Marcy Rylan, and Cindy Chiu, among others in the movie.
Hayden Panettiere signed with the William Morris Agency in June 2007, after being represented by the United Talent Agency. She earned $2 million in 2007, as per the estimation by Forbes.
She starred in the teen comedy, I Love You, Beth Cooper in July 2009. She starred alongside Paul Rust, Jack T. Carpenter, and Lauren London, among others in the movie.
She joined the cast of a 2016 American courtroom drama film Custody, alongside Viola Davis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, and Ellen Burstyn, among others.
In addition, she voiced Kairi in Kingdom Hearts and Kingdom Hearts II. She reprised her role in Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep and also voiced Xion in Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance.
She voiced and modeled the character of Sam in Until Dawn, a horror adventure game. The game was released on PlayStation 4 on August 25, 2015.
Hayden Panettiere recorded a song titled “My Hero Is You” in 2004, with a video for the Disney Channel movie, Tiger Cruise. She co-starred and recorded a song titled, “I Fly” for the 2005 Disney film Ice Princess.
She recorded a song for the Hollywood Records compilation Girl Next (2006) and another song entitled “Go to Girl” for Girl Next 2 (2007).
She has recorded several songs for Nashville, which were released as singles and included on the show’s soundtrack albums. She also made numerous concert appearances associated with the show’s touring promotion.
Hayden Panettiere was made the cover girl for the new worldwide campaign of Neutrogena in late 2006, following in the footsteps of actresses Kristin Kreuk, Josie Bissett, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Mandy Moore, Mischa Barton, Gabrielle Union, and Jennifer Freeman.
She appeared in a Heroes-themed Got Milk?, an American advertising campaign, in September 2007. She designed limited edition handbags for Dooney & Bourke and modeled for their magazine ads.
Hayden Panettiere was one of the celebrities featured in the coffee table book Room 23 in 2009, produced by Diana Jenkins and photographed by Deborah Anderson.
Hayden Panettiere has been an official supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities since 2007 and is a member of their celebrity board, called the Friends of RMHC.
She joined The Whaleman Foundation on October 31, 2007, to try to disrupt the annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Wakayama, Japan. She was honored the “Compassion in Action Award” in November 2007, from the animal rights group PETA for her efforts to stop the dolphin hunt in Japan.
She was involved in an eBay auction in May 2008, to benefit Save the Whales Again campaign by The Whaleman Foundation.
Hayden Panettiere launched her own line of calfskin leather bags in September 2008, for the company, Dooney & Bourke. She also appeared in a public announcement with DC Shadow Senator Paul Strauss endorsing voting rights for the District of Columbia.
She is also a teen ambassador for the Candie’s Foundation whose mission is to prevent teen pregnancy.
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