Hayden Christensen is an outstanding actor and producer who hails from Vancouver, Canada. Hayden Christensen rose to fame after appearing in the famous movie series, “Star Wars” and in the television series, “Family Passions”.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Hayden Christensen’s birthdate is 19th April 1981 and his birthplace is Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is 40 years old. Christensen is a Canadian citizen and he has been following the Christian religion. Similarly, the amazing actor’s age is forty years old as of 2021 and his sun sign is Aries. The Canadian actor’s parent’s names are his father, David Christensen, and his mother, Alie Nelson.
Hayden also has three siblings and their names are Hejsa Christensen, Kaylen Christensen, and Tove Christensen. Hayden’s mom previously was serving as a speechwriter. His dad was serving as a computer programmer and also as a communications executive. His father has Danish ancestry and his mom has Swedish and Italian ancestry. Moreover, Hayden grew up in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada.
As for his education, he went to ‘Baythorn Public School’ and ‘Unionville High School’ for his schooling. At that time, he was an athlete and used to play competitive hockey and tennis. The actor then went to ‘Actors Studio’, located in New York City, and at ‘Unionville High School’ for ‘Arts York’ event for drama.
Career and Professional Life
Hayden Christensen started his acting career for the first time in September 1993 at the age of twelve. He then got a chance to act as Skip McDeere, a supporting role in the German-Canadian show, “Family Passions”. In the following year, Haylen was present in the psychological horror film, “In the Mouth of Madness” in 1994. Then, the actor was present in “The Hairy Bird” in 1998 and “Free Fall” in the year 1999.
Hayden was also present in the American drama, “Life as a House” in 2001 with the main role. Since 2000, the actor started getting the main character in the American-Canadian television series, “Higher Ground”. Christensen’s acting career turned greatly in the year 2002 after appearing in the famous film, “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones”. George Lucas was the director of the film, which managed to turn out to be a huge hit.
More about his career
Hayden in the movie acted as “Anakin Skywalker” which helped him to achieve gain popularity at the international level as well. After then, the actor also acted with the same character in “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi” (2004 DVD 2nd release) and also in “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith” in the year 2005. Likewise, Hayden was present in “Factory Girl” in the year 2006, “Virgin Territory” in 2007, “New York, I Love You” in the year 2009, and also in “Vanishing on 7th Street” in 2010.
The actor was also present in other movies such as “American Heist” in 2014 and “90 Minutes in Heaven” in the year 2015. Sadly, both the movies became commercial disappointments, and got negative criticisms from criticizers. In 2007, the actor was present in “First Kill” together with Bruce Willis. In the next year, Hayden was present in the Canadian-American movie, “Little Italy” with Emma Roberts. The actor was the last present in “The Last Man” in the same year.
Awards and Nomination
Additionally, Hayden Christensen became the winner of the ‘Young Hollywood Award’ and ‘National Board of Review Award’ in the category of the Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor. The actor got awards for his amazing work in the film, “Life as a House” of the year 2001. For the same work, the actor got another 5 nominations. Then, Hayden received the ‘Cannes Film Festival Award’ in the category of ‘Male Revelation’ for his performance in the sci-fi film, “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” in 2002.
Hayden Christensen has also got another 6 nominations; 2 for ‘Saturn Awards’ and 4 for ‘Teen Choice Awards. The actor then achieved the ‘Las Palmas Film Festival Award’ for the Best Actor for appearing in the biographical crime drama, “Shattered Glass” in 2003. Hayden also got a nomination for a ‘Satellite Award’ in the category of the ‘Best Actor.’ Then, the actor received the ‘ShoWest Award’ in the category of ‘Male Star of Tomorrow’ and ‘MTV Movie Award’ in the category of ‘Best Villain.’ Hayden achieved awards for appearing in the sci-fi movie, “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith” in 2005.
Hayden Christensen obviously earns a good amount of money from his professional career. The net worth of Hayden Christensen is around $12 million. Hayden’s primary source of income is from his career as an actor and producer. Also, in the year 2007, the actor purchased a farm close to Uxbridge, Ontario. The actor stated in the year 2008 that he was repairing the assets by himself and dedicating time to acknowledging “livestock, crops, and agricultural machinery”.
From 2007, the actor started to be in a romantic relationship with the actress, Rachel Bilson. The couple to film the movie, “Jumper” together with each other. After then on 25th December 20008, Hayden and Rachel did their engagement. However, the couple broke up their relationship in mid-2010. But again both of the celebrities started dating after some months. On 29th October 2014, the couple became the parents of their first child, Briar Rose. In September 2017, the couple again got separated. According to some sources, it is found that the couple’s daughter is unaware of their parent’s profession.
Talking about the actor’s body measurement, he has a good height of 6 feet or else 183 cm or 1.83 m. Hayden Christensen also has a slim and muscular body type with a suitable bodyweight of around 82 kg or 180 lbs. Similarly, the Canadian actor’s body measurements are 44 inches, 32 inches, and 38 inches.
Hayden Christensen’s biceps size is 14 inches and she wears a shoe size of 10 (US). The actor also has a fair complexion with a pair of blue eyes and brown short hair. Moreover, Hayden Christensen is a healthy person and he maintains very well to keep himself in a good state.
Coming to the social media part, Hayden Christensen has been quite active on some of the social media platforms. Hayden Christensen has gained 92.5 thousand followers on her Instagram account. Whereas on Facebook, the actor has gained more than 215 thousand followers. Recently, Hayden Christensen has not been that active on any social media platforms at all.
It looks like Hayden Christensen prefers to keep himself out of the limelight and in a simple form. Since the Canadian actor is very popular all over the internet, so, there are several fan pages made by Hayden’s fans and followers.