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Hayden Christensen Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Hayden Christensen Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 74 kg
Date of Birth April 19, 1981
Zodiac Sign Aries
Eye Color Blue

Hayden Christensen is a Canadian actor, voice actor, and producer who is best recognized for having been cast as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the Star Wars media franchise which includes shows and movies like Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the ClonesStar Wars: Episode VI – Return of the JediStar Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the SithStar Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerStar Wars: The Clone WarsObi-Wan Kenobi, and Ahsoka. He has also been a part of a variety of other movies and shows such as Higher Ground, In the Mouth of MadnessNo Greater LoveAre You Afraid of the Dark?, AwakeThe Hairy Bird, Street LawThe Virgin SuicidesFree FallLife as a House, Shattered GlassTrapped in a Purple Haze, Factory GirlGoosebumps, JumperVirgin Territory, Vanishing on 7th Street, TakersThe Famous Jett Jackson, First KillQuantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey, Forever Knight, American HeistOutcast90 Minutes in HeavenThe Last Man, Little Italy, Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow StorHarrison BergeronNo Greater Love, and New York, I Love You.

Born Name

Hayden Christensen

Nick Name

Den, H

Hayden Christensen at the 40 Years of Star Wars panel in April 2017 in Orlando
Hayden Christensen at the 40 Years of Star Wars panel in April 2017 in Orlando

Sun Sign


Born Place

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada





Hayden Christensen went to the –

  • E. J. Sand Public School
  • Baythorn Public School
  • Unionville High School

To hone his acting skills, he took a course at the Actors Studio in New York City. He had previously taken the Arts York program for drama while studying in high school.


Actor, Voice Actor, Film Producer


  • Father – David Christensen (Canadian communications executive and computer programmer)
  • Mother – Alie Christensen (American Speechwriter)
  • Siblings – Tove Christensen (Older Brother) (Actor and Producer), Hejsa Christensen (Older Sister) (Former Trampoline Champion), Kaylen Christensen (Younger Sister)
  • Others – Kenneth E. Nelson (Maternal Grandfather), Rose Rao Schwartz (Maternal Grandmother)


Hayden Christensen has been represented by –

  • Paradigm Talent Agency
  • United Talent Agency, Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States

Net Worth

His net worth has been $12 Million according to




6 ft or 183 cm


74 kg or 163 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hayden has dated quite a few celebrities. He got separated from his wife Rachel in 2017 with whom he was married for almost 10 years. Here’s the list of women he has dated –

  1. Taylor Thomas (2000) – He was romantically involved with American model Taylor Thomas in the year 2000.
  2. Natalie Portman (2001) – Hayden went out with actress Natalie Portman in 2001. They had grown close while shooting for the movie, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones.
  3. Reena Hammer (2001-2002) – Hayden started his relationship with the business manager, Reena Hammer in 2001. They dated for little more than a year before going their separate ways.
  4. Eva Longoria (2005) – Hayden was RUMORed to be having an affair with television actress, Eva Longoria in 2005. Their affair caused huge controversy as Longoria was married to basketball star Tony Parker.
  5. Sienna Miller (2006) – Christensen hooked up with British actress, Sienna Miller in 2006. They had grown quite affectionate with each other while working in the biographical drama movie, Factory Girl.
  6. Rachel Bilson (2007-2010, 2010-2017) – Christensen first met actress Rachel Bilson in August 2006 while shooting for the movie, Jumper. They had started dating by the start of 2007. In December 2008, they got engaged. However, they didn’t get married and even called their engagement off in August 2010. But their separation was short-lived as they got back together about three months later. In October 2014, she gave birth to a daughter. However, things still weren’t smooth between them. Rachel finally decided to call it off when she found flirtatious texts between her husband and American Horror Story star Emma Roberts. It was confirmed that they separated in the summer of 2017. They, though, continue to co-parent their daughter Briar.
  7. Emma Roberts (2017) – Though not officially in a relationship but Hayden was cheating on her wife Rachel Bilson with American actress Emma Roberts, which eventually led to his divorce from Rachel. They had been exchanging flirtatious messages with each other. It appeared to be a short-lived interaction though.
Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson at the Glacier Films launch party in May 2013 in Cannes, France
Hayden Christensen and Rachel Bilson at the Glacier Films launch party in May 2013 in Cannes, France

Race / Ethnicity


He has Danish ancestry on his father’s side, whereas, he is of Swedish and Italian descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Blue eyes

Hayden Christensen shirtless on the beach in Barbados in July 2014
Hayden Christensen shirtless on the beach in Barbados in July 2014

Brand Endorsements

Hayden has appeared in TV commercials and print adverts for the Lacoste Men’s fragrance.

Also, he has starred in print adverts for the clothing brand, Louis Vuitton.

Plus, he was cast in a Rice Krispies TV spot in his teens.



Best Known For

  • Being cast as Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the sci-fi action movies, Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
  • Having played the role of Sam Monroe in the drama movie, Life as a House

First Film

In 1995, Hayden made his first film appearance in a minor role as a paperboy in the horror movie, In the Mouth of Madness.

First TV Show

In 1993, he played Skip McDeere in the Canadian and German TV series, Family Passions.

Personal Trainer

Hayden was instructed to gain some muscle mass to look like his character in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith. To achieve those aesthetic goals, he hired a personal trainer and embarked on an intense and grueling workout routine.

As a result of his weight-lifting regime, he managed to gain about 24 pounds of muscle mass in three months’ time. To complement his workout routine, he used to eat about six meals a day.

Hayden Christensen Favorite Things

  • Food – Bowtie pasta with broccoli, pizza
  • Soccer Club – Manchester United
  • Actor – Joe Lando and Kevin Kline
  • NHL Team – Toronto Maple Leaves

SourceBoomsBeat, IMDb, Wikipedia

Hayden Christensen at the American Heist premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival
Hayden Christensen at the American Heist premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Hayden Christensen Facts

  1. While growing up, he used to play tennis and hockey.
  2. He has served as a ball boy at the tennis matches held during the Canadian Open. He even caused disruption in a match featuring tennis great John McEnroe as he jumped up too early.
  3. Hayden started his acting career at the age of 8 after he was accidentally discovered. He was accompanying his older sister who was looking for an agent and she couldn’t leave him at home as there was no one to babysit him.
  4. To bag the role of Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise, he had to overcome competition from about 400 applicants and heavyweight actors such as Leonardo DiCaprio.
  5. The Star Wars director George Lucas decided to cast him in the role of Skywalker because of his good chemistry with Natalie Portman in the screen tests and due to his raw talent.
  6. In 2002 and 2005, Teen People magazine included him in the list featuring “25 Hottest Stars under 25”.
  7. Alongside Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny, Rosario Dawson, Melanie Lynskey, Hank Azaria, and Steve Zahn, he co-starred portraying the character of Stephen Glass in the 2003 biographical drama film Shattered Glass.
  8. In 2005, he found a place in the “50 Hottest Bachelors” list of People magazine.
  9. In 2002, People magazine again included Hayden in the “50 Most Beautiful People” list.
  10. While shooting for Life as a House in 2001, he broke his hand in a freak accident. His character had to hit the wall in that particular scene.
  11. In 2008, he was placed at number #11 on the list of “30 Under 30 Actors” by Entertainment Weekly.
  12. He managed to edge out Jared Leto to bag the role of Clay Beresford in the conspiracy thriller, Awake, which was released in 2007.
  13. In collaboration with the Canadian clothing retail chain, RW&Co, he launched his exclusive clothing line that was inspired by his farm in Ontario.
  14. He is an active supporter of various nonprofit organizations and was cast in Lazarus Effect Campaign, which aimed to raise awareness about the AIDS endemic in Africa.
  15. In 2010, he filed a lawsuit against USA Network, alleging that they had plagiarized his idea to create a TV show, Royal Pains. He had earlier met with the network to pitch TV series with a similar storyline and theme.
  16. After the release of the Star Wars movie, Revenge of the Sith, he took a break from acting and moved away from Hollywood as he wasn’t comfortable with the sudden fame.
  17. For his role as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader in the sci-fi action-adventure television series Obi-Wan Kenobi, he won the Saturn Award in the “Best Guest-Starring Performance in a Streaming Television Series” category in 2022.
  18. In December 2022, Hayden bought a house in Altadena for $2.7 million.
  19. The fiercely private actor isn’t on social media.

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