Hayden Lesley Panettiere is an American model, actress, and singer who rose to fame for her mainstream portrayal on the NBC series titled Heroes where she played Claire Bennet.
In this article, we will know about Hayden Panettiere’s net worth, early and personal life, and others.
Hayden Panettiere’s Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hayden Panettiere has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Hayden was born in Palisades, New York on the 21st of August 1989. She is the child of Lesley Vogel and Alan Lee Panettiere. Her mother worked as a soap opera actress whereas her father works as a fire captain.
he also has a younger brother named Jansen Panettiere, who is also an actor. Hayden went to traditional school at South Orangetown Middle School in New York however, she later started homeschooling to focus on her acting career.
Hayden has been linked with many well-known actors. From 2007 to 2009, she was in a relationship with Milo Ventimiglia, her “Heroes” co-star. She met the world heavyweight boxing champion, Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in 2009 after the duo appeared in their mutual acquaintance’s book called “Room 23.”
Both of them started dating that year but sadly, the couple broke up in 2011 and chose to be friends. Though they again started dating in 2013 and the same year, they got engaged. The next year, the duo welcomed their first child, a daughter.
After welcoming her daughter, she suffered from postpartum depression and was subsequently diagnosed. Both of them remained engaged but never tied the knot.
In 2018, both of them officially announced their separation but continued to be on good terms. Immediately after their split, she began dating actor Brian Hickerson however, the relationship was troublesome since the next year, Hickerson was arrested on charges of domestic violence, but he was discharged later on bail.
Although, in 2020, once again he was arrested and accused of domestic violence and intervened with a cop. While responding to a complaint in Jackson, the police said Wyoming following there was reported trouble between Hickerson and Hayden, with Hayden struggling from many bodily injuries.
The couple split after Hickerson’s arrest and Hayden has since become outspoken regarding the violence she went through while in the relationship. Further, she took a break from the limelight so that she can pay attention to her private life.
Hayden started off her TV career as a child when she appeared in commercials. She spent most of her childhood years acting on several daytime soap operas, along with “One Life to Live” and “Guiding Light.”
Hayden gathered fame for her portrayal in the Lifetime TV film titled “If You Believe,” and she received a nomination for Young Artist Award for her performance.
Over the next few years, she went on to appear in many famous Tv series such as “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Hayden landed one of the lead roles on the 2006 NBC series titled “Heroes,” and the popularity that shows gained turned out as an advantage for her and eventually brought her also to prominence.
The actress gained even more popularity when “Heroes” ended after that, she landed the cast of the ABC series titled “Nashville,” where she portrayed the lead role of Juliette Barnes. It ran for 6 seasons from 2012 to 2018 and brought her several nominations for awards for her performance in the series.
In 1998, her career in the movie also started when she was young when she voiced a character in the anime movie titled “A Bug’s Life.”
Hayden then appeared portraying many different roles in successful movies across the early 2000s, like the 2000 Disney football drama film titled “Remember the Titans,” the 2004 comedy-drama film titled “Raising Helen,” and the 2006’s “Bring it On All or Nothing.”
She later starred in the 2009 rom-com film titled “I Love You, Beth Cooper” and played the role of Amanda Knox in the 2011 TV film titled “Amanda Know: Murder on Trial in Italy,” which was inspired by the true story.
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Hayden also landed the cast of the 2011 film titled “Scream 4” where she portrayed Kirby Reed and she voiced the 2011 animated film titled “Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil.”
Singing and Modeling Career
Hayden also achieved success as a singer and recorded many tracks that appeared in a number of movies and TV series as well in which she was featured. In 1991, she received a nomination for a Grammy Award for her vocal work in the 1998 animated film “A Bug’s Life.”
She then partnered with Disney many times and recorded songs for several Disney movies such as the 2004’s “Tiger Cruise,” the 2005 sports drama film titled “Ice Princess,” and the 2007 animated film “Cinderella III: A Twist in Time.”
Hayden also recorded a number of tracks for the show “Nashville” that appeared on the show’s soundtrack.
Apart from her acting and singing career, she had been involved in many advertising campaigns as a model. In 2006, Neutrogena selected her to be their cover girl for a global advertising campaign.
She then also collaborated with Kohl’s and their clothing brand Candie’s in 2008 to become the official spokesperson. From 2007 to 2008, Hayden also worked with Dooney & Bourke and designed limited edition handbags and featured in their magazine advertisements.
Hayden has dedicated a lot of her time in an attempt to prevent the hunting of dolphins and whales. In 2007, she teamed up with The Whaleman Foundation to prevent a dolphin hunt in Japan, which led to a confrontation that was caught in the award-winning movie titled “The Cove.”
Further, in 2008, she contacted the Norwegian and Japanese ambassadors to the U.S. in person in order to request them to prevent hunting whales. She also took part in an eBay auction that consisted of prizes of a whale-watching trip with Hayden and tickets to a fundraising dinner in an attempt to raise money for the Save the Whales Again campaign.
Panettiere has also been part of some political activism, inspiring young people to vote and voiced her support of Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. Hayden has been vocal regarding the prevention of teen pregnancy and also began advocating for domestic violence victims in 2020.
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