Reprising his role as Darth Vader in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off series, actor Hayden Christensen is once again back in the mainstream limelight. The actor who is reportedly in a relationship with actress Emma Roberts will dawn the iconic black suit and helmet once again after first appearing in the getup in 2005.
Hayden made a name for himself after portraying Anakin Skywalker and later Darth Vader, the main antagonist in the mega-popular movie franchise, Star Wars.
|Birthday||April 19, 1981|
|Parents||David and Alie Christensen|
|Siblings||Tove, Kaylen and Hejsa Christensen|
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Wife||Rachel Bilson (2007-2017)|
Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader, joining Ewan McGregor in OBI-WAN KENOBI. The Original Series begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith, and is coming to #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/9WR2npRUkk
— Star Wars (@starwars) December 10, 2020
10 Facts about Hayden Christensen
- It is reported by various sources that Hayden Christensen is dating Emma Roberts after it was found that he cheated on partner Rachel Bilson in 2017 with Roberts.
- Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen dated from 2007 to 2010. The two got engaged in 2010 but called off the marriage, but got back together in three months.
- Hayden and Rachel weren’t married but welcomed their first and only child in 2014. In 2014, Rachel gave birth to Briar Rose Christensen.
- Born on April 19, 1981, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Hayden Christensen is the son of David and Alie Christensen.
- Hayden Christensen is the 2nd youngest of the family. He has an elder brother Tove Christensen, an elder sister Kaylen Christensen and one younger sister Hejsa Christensen.
- He made his acting debut in September 1993 at the age of 12. He appeared on the German-Canadian TV show, Family Passions. In the states, Christensen appeared in a short role in the movie In The Mouth of Madness.
- In the movie Life as a House, Christensen gave the performance of a lifetime as it landed him his only Golden Globe nomination to date but the movie didn’t get widespread attention.
- He gained his biggest ever role in the Star Wars prequel trilogy in which he portrayed one of cinema’s most recognized antagonists Anakin Skywalker, better known as Darth Vader.
- His portrayal was however looked down on by fans and critics alike, this led to him taking a break from acting and only taking low-budget movies.
- Hayden Christensen is set to reprise his role as Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi spin-off series which will be available on Disney+.