Hayden Lesley Panettiere (Palisades, New York; August 21, 1989) is an American actress, singer and model, known for having played Claire Bennet on the TV series Heroes and Juliette Barnes in Nashville.
Early Life of Hayden Panettiere:
Panettiere was born and partly raised in Palisades, New York. She is the daughter of Lesley R. Vogel, a former soap opera actress, and Alan Lee “Skip” Panettiere, a fire captain. She is of Italian descent, and somewhat English and German. She has a younger brother, actor Jansen Panettiere, and her mother’s family lives in Indiana.
After Panettiere attended South Orangetown High School in New York, she was homeschooled from ninth grade through high school completion.
Personal Life of Hayden Panettiere:
In 2008 she began a relationship with the Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko but in May 2011, they decided to end their relationship. Wladimir expressed himself: “Living a relationship between two continents is difficult,” while Hayden commented: “Despite our separation, we still respect each other and we will continue to be friends.” Panettiere confirmed that she had resumed her relationship with Klitschko in an interview in April 2013. In October 2013, they announced her engagement. On December 9, 2014, Panettiere and Klitschko were the parents of a girl.
Personal Information of Hayden Panettiere:
Complete Name: Hayden Leslie Panettiere
Nicknames: Hayd, Hayden P
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Model
Date of Birth: August 21, 1989
Birthplace: Palisades, New York, U.S.
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Eye Color: Green
Hair Color: Blonde
Father: Skip Panettiere
Mother: Lesley Vogel
Siblings: Jansen Panettiere
Partner: Wladimir Klitschko (2013–)
Children: Kaya Evdokia Klitschko
Height in Feet: 5′ 0″
Height in Meters: (1.53 m)
Weight in Kilograms: 53 kg
Weight in Pounds: 117 pounds
Bra Size: 32B
Cup Size: B
Shoe Size: 5 (US)
Body Measurements: 34-27-34
Debut Single: Wake Up Call
First Film: The Object of My Affection
First TV Show: One Life to Live
Active from: 1994 to present
Net Worth: $15 Million
Professional Life of Hayden Panettiere:
Hayden began her professional modeling career at the age of 11 months. She started shooting several commercials, including one for Playskool. She later landed a role as Sarah Roberts on the ABC soap opera, One Life To Live between 1994 and 1997; she later played the girl Lizzie Spaulding in the CBS soap opera Guiding Light between 1997 and 2001 when she was still only 8 years old. In The Guiding Light, the character suffers from Leukemia. The interpretation of it received a special award of recognition from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, for helping to make the general public aware of the importance of the disease and to spread its existence.
Panettiere played the character of Claire Bennet on the NBC series Heroes, where she played a high school cheerleader with a special power that allowed her to regenerate. Thanks to her role on the series, she has become a regular guest on the Sci-Fi convention circuit, attending numerous popular conventions in 2007 in different countries, including Gen Con, New York Comic Con, and Fan Expo Canada. . Regarding the roles that she has played, Hayden admits that sometimes the options are limited because people see her as “the typical blonde-haired cheerleader.”
He has appeared in several feature films, as well as several TV movies. She voiced Dot in the Pixar and Disney film A Bug’s Life. Additionally, she had the role in the video game Kingdom Hearts as the voice of Kairi, along with Sophie Hudgens who had the lead role of Namine. She also appeared in the famous Fox series, Ally McBeal, as the daughter of the protagonist, and an extra role that sometimes appeared in Malcolm.
She also appeared on the series Law & Order and played Sheryl Yoast in the film Remember the Titans. Hayden appeared again as an entertainer in the film Bring It On: All or Nothing (Spanish title, Stolen Triumphs 3: All or nothing). She also appeared in film in Ice Princess as Gennifer “Gen” Harwood, alongside Michelle Trachtenberg who played the role of Casey Carlyle.
She would later make the dramatic film Fireflies in the Garden as the young version of Emily Watson’s character, Jane Lawrence. Coincidentally, George Newbern, who played Sephiroth in Kingdom Hearts II (alongside Panettiere and Hudgens) and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, also appeared in the film.
In June 2007, Hayden signed with the William Morris Agency, having previously been represented by the United Talent Agency. On April 15, 2011, Scream 4 was released, where she plays Kirby Reed, also working with Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Courteney Cox. On April 29, 2011, Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil, along with Glenn Close, Patrick Warburton, Andy Dick, Cory Edwards, Martin Short, David Ogden Stiers, Bill Hader, and Amy Poehler, where Hayden plays Little Red Riding Hood, replacing Anne Hathaway.
In July 2012, the drama The Forger was released directly to DVD opposite Josh Hutcherson, where she plays Amber. She and she soon she plans to begin filming the thriller Over The Wall, along with Freddy Rodríguez and Melissa Leo. Additionally, Panettiere intends to participate in the teen horror film Downers Grove with Lucy Hale, Nikki Reed, and Rebecca De Mornay. In 2015 she made an appearance as the protagonist of the video game Until Dawn (PS4) giving her the voice and acting.
On October 10, 2012, the pilot episode of the series Nashville was presented, where Hayden plays Juliette Barnes, a singer from Nashville who tries to conquer the throne of “Queen of Country Music” from her rival Rayna Jaymes.
Panettiere was nominated for a Grammy in 1999 for Best Children’s Album for Bugs (2000). Hayden was working on her debut album, which was originally planned to be released on May 8, 2007. The CD, however, has been delayed several times. First, it was delayed until August and then until December. Entertainment Weekly later confirmed that the album would ultimately be released in 2008.
She released a first single “Wake Up Call” which included a promotional video clip as the face of Candie’s. This video clip has the participation of the famous actor Sebastian Stan, but the debut album has never seen the light of day. Panettiere sang for the soundtrack of Stolen Triumphs 3: All or Nothing with Solange Knowles, the song was “Your New Girlfriend”; it is still unknown if the video was filmed. Panettiere also recorded a song titled “Try” for the film, A Bridge to Terabithia.
She also participated in the ending of the film Cinderella 3: A Turn in Time, with the ballad “I Still Believe”; among other songs for soundtracks. In September 2010, he accepted the realization of a mix, with the unknown Dj, Thierry Leveque, from France, of the Trance genre, with the songs “New your girlfriend” and “The same”, publishing his new album in January 2010, both from the Dj and Hayden.
Hayden appears in the diverse discs of the soundtrack of Nashville (television series) of the 5 seasons.