Hayden Christensen Biography

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Hayden Christensen

Quick Facts Of Hayden Christensen

Celebrated Name Hayden Christensen
Age 37 Years
Nick Name Den
Birth Name Hayden Christensen
Birth Date 1981-04-19
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Vancouver, British Columbia
Birth Nation Canada
Nationality Canadian
Famous For role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II and III
Father David Christensen
Mother Alie Christensen
Siblings 3
Brothers Tove Christensen
Sisters Hejsa and Kaylen
Horoscope Aries
School E.J. Sand Public School and Baythorn Public School
Education Arts York drama program at Unioville High School
High School Unioville High School
Ethnicity White
Career Start 1993
First Telefilm Family Passions
Debut Movie In The Mouth of Madness
Marital Status Unmarried
Height 1.83 m (6 ft)
Weight 163 lbs (74 kg)
Body Build/Type Athletic
Chest Size 40 inches
Bicep Size 13 inches
Waist Size 32.5 inches
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Net Worth $12 million

Hayden Christensen is a Canadian actor and producer. He started his acting career at the age of 13 and rose to prominence for his work in the American drama film, Life as a House in 2001. He earned international recognition for his role of ANakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith.

Famous For

  • The role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode - Attacking of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode - Revenge of the Sith.
  • The role of Sam Monroe in the drama movie, Life As a House.

Early Life of Hayden Christensen

Hayden Christensen was born of 19 April 1981. His father, David Christensen is a Canadian computer programmer and communications executive, whereas his mother, Alie Christensen is an American speechwriter. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He holds Canadian nationality. He belongs to white ethnicity. He has three siblings. He has an older brother, Tove, older sister, Hejsa, and younger sister, Kaylen. His zodiac sign is Aries. He attended E.J Sand Public School and Baythorn Public School. He was an athlete in high school, where he played competitive hockey and tennis on a provincial level.

He attended the Actors Studio in New York City. He also studied at the Arts York drama program at Unionville High School in Markham, Ontario. 

Career of Hayden Christensen

Initially, he began work in commercials.

Earlier in September 1993, he made his acting debut playing a supporting role on the German-Canadian television series, Macht Der Leidenschaft/Family Passions. 

He was only 12 years old when he made his acting debut.

He then appeared in the minor role in In the Mouth of Madness, Harrison Bergeron, Forever Knight, Goosebumps, The Virgin Suicides, and Are You Afraid of the Dark.

He was noticed while he starred in Fox Family Channel's television series Higher Ground in 2000.

He earned recognition after he appeared in Life as a House in 2001 earning him several awards and nominations.

He made his London theatre debut with actor Jake Gyllenhaal and Anna Paquin in This Is Our Youth in 2002.

He earned wider recognition after he appeared in the role of Anakin Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the clones in 2002 and Star Wars Episode III - Revenge of the Sith in 2005.

He has worked in numerous movies including Factory Girl, Awake, Virgin Territory, Jumper, Takers, Vanishing on 7th Street, Outcast, 90 Minutes in Heaven, FIrst Kill, The Last Man, and Little Italy. 

He has also worked in several television series including Trapped in a Purple Haze, The Famous Jett Jackson, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Goosebumps, Forever Knight, and Real Kids, Real Adventures.

The Russian company, Enjoy Movies partnered to form an alliance company with Christensen and his brother Tove named Glacier Films in 2013. They made a low-budget film, American Heist in 2014. 

In 2010, he sued USA Network alleging them for stealing his idea of the TV show, Royal Pains. Initially, a federal judge dismissed his lawsuit but the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the previous decision and remanded the case back to the district court for further proceedings.

Personal Life of Hayden Christensen

The 37-years old Canadian actor, Hayden Christensen is currently single. No rumors regarding his affair have surfaced yet. 

Previously, he was engaged to Jumper co-star, Rachel Bilson. They affairs began in 2007 and got engaged in December 2008. They split in mid-2010 but patched up a few months later. The couple has a child, a daughter, Briar Rose. Their child was born on 29 October 2014. The couple ended their long term relation in September 2017. He was also linked with Natalie Portman, Reena Hammer, and Sienna Miller before dating Rachel Bilson.

Body Measurements of Hayden Christensen

The 37-years old actor stands at a height of 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet tall. He has a body weight of 163 lbs i.e. 74 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has a chest size of 40 inches, biceps size of 13 inches, and waist size of 32.5 inches. He has blue eyes and his hair color is light brown. 

Net Worth of Hayden Christensen

The Canadian actor has earned his fortune working as an actor and producer. He has also collaborated with Canadian fashion chain RW&Co in November 2013. The line released a men's clothing. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated at around $12 million.

Did You Know?

  • His father is of Danish descent.
  • His mother is of Swedish and Italian descent.
  • All three of his siblings are actors as well.
  • Erik Christensen is his cousin.
  • He used to spend summers on Long Island with his maternal grandmother.
  • He was only 12 years old when he made his acting debut.
  • He served as a ball boy at the Canadian Open tennis matches.
  • His character of Darth Vader was voiced over by James Earl Jones.
  • He was named in both People Magazine's 50 most Beautiful People and Teen People's 25 Hottest Stars under 25.
  • He has voiced over in 2010 film Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey.
  • He modeled in Louis Vuitton's advertisement.
  • He was named the face of Lacoste's newest fragrance, Lacoste Challenge.
  • He was featured in RED's Lazarus Effect Campaign. The campaign intended to increase awareness for its efforts to fight AIDS in Africa.
  • He bought a farm near Uxbridge, Ontario in 2007 and renovated the property himself to learn about livestock, crops, and agricultural machinery.

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