Hollywood has long been known as a place where stars are born, and there are few who shine brighter than New York’s own Hayden Panettiere.
The actress’s portrayal of Claire Bennet on the NBC sci-fi show Heroes made her a megastar who has been involved in a number of successful projects since.
However, Panettiere is more than just another actress; The 28-year-old is also a singer, model, and an outspoken animal rights activist. Moreover, she is also one of the most attractive females to ever grace a television screen.
Standing at 5-feet-tall, with piercing green eyes, and flowing blonde hair, Hayden Panettiere certainly has no shortage male admirers. In fact, the talented actress was able to land one of the top pugilists in the world in retired boxing heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko. The two have been dating since 2009 and are currently engaged.
Having a fiancee who is a 6-foot-6 former heavyweight boxer means that Panettiere probably doesn’t get approached by male suitors very often these days.
However, that won’t stop folks from taking a look at some of the starlet’s steamier photos on the internet and various other social media outlets.
With that in mind, we have a collection of 15 of the hottest Hayden Panettiere photos that would likely drive Wladimir Klitschko crazy.
15 The Little Black Dress
Panettiere looks nothing short of amazing in this skimpy black cocktail dress. The high heels help to accentuate the blonde bombshell’s toned legs as she poses for the camera. The actress is clearly a natural in front of the camera and is without question one of the most photogenic celebrities in the spotlight today. If Panettiere looked any hotter, this photo would likely burst into flames.
Fun Fact: Panettiere isn’t the only star in the family. Her brother Jason Panettiere is also a successful actor. He appeared in the 2009 baseball drama, The Perfect Game.The 23-year old also did voice work for the 20th Century Fox hit, Ice Age: The Meltdown. Jason Panettiere is a young actor who appears well on his way to following in his sister's footsteps.
14 Short Shorts
Panettiere stares seductively into the camera as she models a stylish pair of short shorts. The Heroes star shows that she still looks like a 10 even when wearing casual attire. Photos such as the one help to illustrate the fact that Hayden Panettiere is a natural beauty and that you don’t need to be wearing provocative attire to create an outstanding photo.
Fun Fact: Besides being both a film and television star, Panettiere has also done some voice work for popular video games. She voiced Kari, one of the characters in the popular series Kingdom Hearts and its sequel Kingdom Hearts 2. She was also the voice for Xion, a character in Kingdom Hearts 3D. Besides the Kingdom Hearts series, she also modeled for and voiced the character Sam in Until Dawn for PS4.
13 A Day At The Beach
If Panettiere ever landed a lead role in her own Disney film, it would likely be called “Beauty On The Beach.” The 28-year-old greets the cameraman with a warm smile, as she emerges from the ocean water. The actress shows off her impressive physique in this extremely figure-flattering beach attire. There are definitely more than a few folks out there who would love to spend a day at the beach with the lovely actress.
Fun Fact: Panettiere's first big break came back in 1994, when the then child actress landed the role of Sarah Roberts on the popular soap opera One Life To Live. She was featured on the program from 1994 through 1997, though she also made cameo appearances on other shows during that period.
It would appear that Hayden Panettiere is taking a little time to reflect on her reflection, in this particular photo. It's quite likely that America’s favorite television cheerleader likes what she sees in the mirror, as there is certainly no shortage of her fans around the globe that certainly do. The green-eyed beauty shows off her flawless abs in her revealing one piece. Moreover, Panettiere shows off her stylish belly ring in a photo folks won’t soon forget.
Fun Fact: Panettiere landed her first credited film role back in 1998 when she played a mermaid in the romantic comedy, The Object of My Affection. The film, which starred Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd, is about a social worker who gets pregnant and develops feelings for her gay (male) best friend.
11 Living The High Life
Hayden Panettiere gives new meaning to the slogan “living the high life” as she poses in this stunning gown with a couple of cans of Miller High Life. At first, it would appear this is an advertisement considering there is a can of beer placed on the table. However, Panettiere is also crushing a can beneath her fashionable heels, which kind of sends a mixed message. While we may never really know her true feeling regarding the “champagne of beer,” we do know that she looks amazing modeling next to it.
Fun Fact: Panettiere’s portrayal of Claire Bennet on the hit show Heroes made her very popular among the science fiction crowd. As a result, she became something of a regular on the sci-fi convention circuit back in 2007, near the height of the show’s popularity.
10 Retro Fun
Panettiere looks gorgeous in this mid 20th-century style throwback photo. The image draws attention to her perfectly styled blonde hair and confident grin. Moreover, the black one piece helps to highlight the popular star’s impressive hourglass figure. Hayden Panettiere's look is timeless and perfect for this memorable nostalgia pic.
Fun Fact: Panettiere’s husband Wladimir Klitschko had an outstanding career as a professional boxer, before retiring in April of 2017. The Russian pugilist captured the world heavyweight title on two separate occasions. Despite being a strategic fighter, Klitschko also had exceptional knockout power. In fact, 53 of his 64 wins came by way of knockout. His impressive credentials are why many boxing experts consider the 6-foot-6 Russian to be one of the greatest heavyweight fighters of all-time.
9 Swimsuit Babe
Looking amazing in a candid photo isn’t something that every celebrity is capable of. Often, when a model or actress poses for a shoot, the photo is airbrushed or altered in some way. However, as we can see from this image, Hayden Panettiere still looks amazing even when she is caught a little off guard. The tiny blonde has bikini bod that most women would envy and also appears to enjoy a good latte.
Fun Fact: While Panettiere’s future husband had a Hall of Fame-worthy boxing career, he also suffered a few upset losses along the way. One such loss came back in March of 2003 when was defeated via TKO in the 2nd round by a journeyman South African boxer named Corrie Sanders; it was considered one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history.
8 The Hula Hoop
Sometimes one gets the urge to do a little hula hooping in provocative bikini-style lingerie, which appears to be exactly what is happening in this photo. Panettiere choice of attire may seem a bit odd, but it’s unlikely that she’ll be getting many complaints. The 5-foot stunner looks incredible while showing off her flawless midsection and belly ring, in yet another breathtaking photograph.
Fun Fact: Hayden Panettiere’s man holds some impressive boxing records. Klitschko has fought in 29 heavyweight title fights, which is more than any other heavyweight in boxing history. Moreover, his combined world championship reigns of 4,383 days are the longest in the sport. The native of Kazakhstan has wins over 12 previously undefeated fighters, which is yet another record.
7 Red Carpet Queen
This see-through black dress is the very definition of fashion forward. The television star looks every bit the red carpet VIP with her slicked back hair and flashy black heels. Panettiere also demonstrates a friendly demeanor as she waves to the adoring masses. An important part of being a movie star is looking the part both on and off camera, and based on this photo, Hayden Panettiere appears to understand this concept.
Fun Fact: Panettiere played the role of Kirby Reed in the fourth installment of popular slasher series Scream. Scream 4 was released in 2011 and made $97 million, which was more than double the $40 million it cost to create the film. While the movie was profitable, it would receive mixed reviews from critics.
6 Rocking Out
Hayden Panettiere looks every bit the country music star while holding a guitar in her sparkling short dress. After seeing this photo, it’s easy to see why the blonde bombshell has been cast in popular series like the musical drama Nashville. With her undeniable sex appeal, Hayden Panettiere would make a great addition to any band, or even an outstanding solo artist for that matter.
Fun Fact: Panettiere currently plays the role of Juliette Barnes in the popular series Nashville. In the show, Panettiere portrays a rising young country star. She would receive two Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actress- Series, Miniseries or Television Film, in both 2012 and 2013 respectively. The series is currently ongoing, with the new season is expected to air in January of 2018.
5 Black & White Bath
Why is Hayden Panettiere sitting in a bathtub with a dress on? It’s art people; don’t question it. Jokes aside, the Nashville star looks smoking hot in this seductive image. The black and white photo is a great way to add some artistic flair to an already captivating shot. While Panettiere may be in a bathtub, the gorgeous 28-year-old is anything but washed up.
Fun Fact: The blonde movie star is an outspoken activist and animal rights advocate. In 2007 she became a member of the Whaleman Foundation in order to try and prevent an annual dolphin hunt in Japan. She can be seen confronting a group of Japanese fisherman in the Sundance Film Festival documentary The Cove, alongside famed soap opera star Isabel Lucas.
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Hayden Panettiere is a Hollywood hottie who knows how to have a good time, as we can see in this particular picture. The buxom blonde appears to be having a ball at Oktoberfest while dressed in her German-inspired attire. The tiny star looks to be drinking from a beer glass that weighs almost as much as she does, while flashing her pearly white teeth for the camera. Panettiere appears to be the kind of girl who appreciates a good German beer.
Fun Fact: Panettiere has appeared in two music videos (that weren't her own) over the course of her career thus far. In 2010 she appeared in Joshua Radin’s video for the song “I’d Rather Be with You.” The actress was also in Jason Aldean’s video for the popular song “1994.”
3 Tennis Practice
With her flowing blonde hair and slender physique, Panettiere almost looks like a mini Maria Sharapova, while swinging her tennis racquet. Her swing could probably use a little work, but the bikini is definitely on point. The television star shows the type of bikini bod that a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model would envy, as she works on her game. If the WTA ever decides to create a bikini league, they may want to consider recruiting Hayden Panettiere.
Fun Fact: Panettiere is a very accomplished singer who has recorded several children's songs for various films over the years. In 2008, she decided to release her first single, a song called “Wake Up Call.” The 28-year-old has also recorded several songs for the hit series Nashville, a show which she also stars in.
2 The Cheerleader
In this photo, we see Hayden Panettiere playing everyone's favorite cheerleader, Claire Bennet. Panettiere definitely looks the part of the popular high school cheerleader here. Her portrayal of the attractive blonde cheer girl helped to make her a mainstream celebrity, and after seeing this photo, it’s fairly easy to see why.
Fun Fact: The show Heroes, where Panettiere played the role of Claire Bennet, lasted for four seasons between 2007 through 2010. The show follows a group of ordinary citizens who discover they have superpowers. The show received rave reviews for the first and second seasons. However, by the time Season 3 rolled around, critics began to sour on the series. By Season 4, the show had only half as many viewers as the first.
1 Milking It
After seeing how good Panettiere looks in this photo, there definitely won’t be many folks “crying over spilled milk.” The young actress looks radiant in her red dress as a milk glass seemingly bursts in her hands. Despite the apparent mishap, the Heroes star looks composed and confident. The old saying that “milk does a body good,” would seem to apply here.
Fun Fact: Hayden Panettiere has been won several awards over the span of her illustrious career. In 2001 she was named Best Supporting Young Actress at the Young Artist Awards. She would win a Saturn Award and Teen Choice Award for her portrayal of Claire Bennet on Heroes. She has also been nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe for her supporting actress role on the hit TV show Nashville.