Hayden Christensen (born April 19, 1981) is a Canadian Actor and Producer from Vancouver, British Columbia. He first rose to prominence after starring in the 2001 film “Life as a House”.
The actor portrayed one of the recurring roles as Sam Monroe alongside Kevin Kline (as George Monroe), Kristin Scott Thomas (as Robin Kimball), and Jena Malone (as Alyssa Beck) directed by Irwin Winkler.
In fact, Hayden also received two nominations for his performance from Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. Later, his career’s breakthrough role came after he received an opportunity to play one of the leading characters as Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader in Star Wars prequel trilogy films.
He performed in movies like Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Some of his other popular projects are Higher Ground, Trapped in a Purple Haze, 90 Minutes in Heaven, Jumper, Outcast, Takers, Awake, Shattered Glass, etc. The calculated Net worth of Hayden Christensen is $12 million US Dollars, as of 2020.
Early Life, Parents & Siblings
The talented actor stepped on this earth back in 1981 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Hayden Christensen’s birthday falls on the 19th of April every year making him an Aries in the zodiac sign. The people who were born with this sign possess strengths such as enthusiasm, determination, confidence, optimism, etc.
He ages 39 years old, as of 2020. Christensen’s father “David Christensen” works as a communications executive and computer programmer. He is very close to his mother “Alie Christensen” is an American and works as a speechwriter.
Hayden belongs to multiracial ethnicity where his dad is of Danish descent and his mom is of Swedish and Italian descent. He was raised alongside three siblings i.e. an elder brother “Tove Christensen” and two sisters Hejsa Christensen (older) & Kaylen Christensen.
The actor attended Argyle Secondary School and Unionville High School and also remained an athlete. He used to play tennis on a provincial level and was also a hockey player.
Christensen also enrolled at the Actors Studio in New York City when he went to spent summers on Long Island with Rose Schwartz (his maternal grandmother). His very first screen appearance was in the TV commercial for Pringles.
The 39-years-old actor first became news headlines for his love life after he launched a romantic affair with his then-girlfriend, Rachel Bilson (American actress) in 2007. She is best known for her role as Summer Roberts on “The O.C.” (prime-time drama series).
In addition, the former couple first met each other on the sets of the science-fiction-action film Jumper. After the release of the movie, Hayden Christensen engaged his fiancée, Rachel, in a private ceremony on December 25, 2008.
They even remained in on and off relationships with each other for a few years. The ex-pair first broke up in the mid-2010s and reconciled with a few months later. Rachel and Christensen blessed with their daughter Briar Rose on October 29, 2014.
In September 2017, the actor announced that he and Rachel separated due to some personal problems. They share custody of their child. His ex-lover is now dating her new boyfriend Bill Hader (American actor, comedian, and filmmaker).
In January 2020, Hayden spotted with a mystery woman at a farmers market in Los Angeles. However, the actor is keeping a low key when it comes to his personal life.
|Real Full Birth Name||Hayden Christensen.|
|Profession||Actor and Producer.|
|Famous for||his performance as Anakin Skywalker and Darth Vader in Star Wars prequel trilogy films.|
|Age (As of 2020)||39 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||April 19, 1981.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Aries.|
|House In||Los Angeles, California, The United States of America.|
|Debut||TV Show: Family Passions (1993, as Skip McDeere).
Film: In the Mouth of Madness (1995, as Paper boy).
|List of Movies||1. In the Mouth of Madness.
2. No Greater Love.
3. Free Fall.
4. The Virgin Suicides.
5. The Hairy Bird.
6. Street Law.
7. Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi.
8. Shattered Glass.
9. Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.
10. Life as a House.
12. Factory Girl.
13. Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith.
15. New York, I Love You.
17. Virgin Territory.
19. Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey.
20. Vanishing on 7th Street.
21. Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
22. 90 Minutes in Heaven.
23. American Heist.
24. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
25. Little Italy.
26. The Last Man.
27. First Kill.
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: has no public account.
|Height||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32-38.|
|Shoe Size (US)||10.|
|Parents||Father: David Christensen.
Mother: Alie Christensen.
|Siblings||Brother: Tove Christensen.
Sister: Hejsa Christensen and Kaylen Christensen.
|Last Modified||16 June 2020 (©️ Copyright - dreshare.com).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Rachel Bilson (ex-fiancée).|
|Girlfriend||name not available.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Not yet.|
|School||Argyle Secondary School and Unionville High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Greece.|
|Favorite Color||Dark Blue.|
|Love to do||Farming, Traveling, Reading, and Listening to Music.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$12 million US dollars (As of 2020).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||Shows, Films, and Other Projects, etc.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Hayden Christensen
- His older sibling, Tove Christensen, is also a Canadian-American film producer and actor.
- He produced movies like “The Hunter’s Prayer”, “The Education of Charlie Banks”, “Shattered Glass”, and “Cooties”.
- Tove also acted in movies named Without Limits and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
- In addition, his cousin, Erik Christensen, is a Canadian former professional ice hockey who performed for HV71 of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).
- At the age of 12, he made his television debut in 1993 after he portrayed one of the supporting roles in the German-Canadian TV series called Macht Der Leidenschaft/Family Passions.
- In 2005, the actor actively participated in the 24 Hour Plays benefit and helped in raising money for the various non-profit organizations.
- he even participated in RED’s Lazarus Effect Campaign in order to raise awareness to fight AIDS in Africa.
- Furthermore, the following year in 2007, he purchased a bought a farm near Uxbridge, Ontario.
- Hayden even started learning about crops, livestock, and agricultural machinery in the following years.
- In his successful career, he also collaborated with RW&Co (Canadian fashion chain) and released men’s clothing line which was inspired by his farm.
- Hayden Christensen is a big-time fan of Toronto Maple Leafs.