This article will answer every question you have about Jansen Panettiere. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Panettiere do for a living?
  2. Who are Panettiere’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Panettiere’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Panettiere married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
  5. Does Panettiere have any children?
  6. Where is Panettiere now?
  7. How tall is Panettiere?
  8. How much money does Panettiere earn?
  9. What is Panettiere’s net worth?

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 Who is Jansen Panettiere?

Jansen Panettiere was a recognized American actor. Panettiere was famous for his roles in films The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, The Perfect Game, Ice Age: The Meltdown, The Martial Arts Kid, and How High 2. Actress Hayden Panettiere is his elder sister.

Jansen Panettiere Career

He had a supporting role in the Disney Channel Original Movie Tiger Cruise, which starred his sister Hayden. This was among two productions in which both siblings featured onscreen, the other being The Forger. He also lent his voice to Racing Stripes, in which his sister appeared. Panettiere played the voice of Truman X in The X’s. Jansen then starred as Lucas Malloy in the made-for-television Nickelodeon movie The Last Day of Summer. It was first shown on July 20, 2007, and launched on DVD on August 28, 2007.

Panettiere’s following movie, The Perfect Game, was going to be launched in theaters on August 8, 2008, but Lionsgate Films opted to push it back to the spring of 2010. The film is directed by William Dear, based on the true story of how a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series. Jansen has also co-starred alongside Gavin MacLeod in The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, a movie directed by Rich Christiano about faith and friendship.

Panettiere appeared together with Jamie Lee Curtis, Martin Sheen, and Christine Lahti, as Elliot Perry in Dustin Lance Black’s play 8, a reenactment of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger trial, at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on March 3, 2012. The performance was broadcast on YouTube to raise money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Panettiere then guest starred in the AMC network series The Walking Dead and co-starred in MTV’s How High 2 in 2019.


He unexpectedly died at the age of 28, on February 19, 2023, of cardiomegaly (enlarged heart) with aortic valve complications. Panettiere was found unresponsive sitting upwards in a chair by a friend who performed Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and finally called 911. Jansen was then pronounced dead briefly thereafter. Panettiere’s father, Alan Panettiere, told police he had spoken with his son the evening before, and he ”sounded okay.” He was working on 4 movies at the time of his demise: American Game, Justice Angel, Horse, and Aaah! Roach!

How old is Jansen Panettiere?

Jansen Panettiere was aged 28 years at the time of his death on February 19, 2023, in New York City, U.S. He was born on September 25, 1994, in Palisades, New York, U.S. and shared his birthdate with Will Smith, Donald Glover, Heather Locklear, Antonia Gentry, T.I., Jayda Cheaves, Christopher Reeve, Barbara Walters, and many others.

A photo of Jansen Panettiere
A photo of Jansen Panettiere

Jansen Panettiere Family

Who are Jansen Panettiere’s parents?

Jansen Panettiere was born on Palisades, New York to Alan Lee ”Skip” Panettiere and Lesley R. Vogel. His mother is a former soap opera actress, and his father is a fire department lieutenant.

Does Jansen Panettiere have siblings?

Panettiere was born into a family of two children. He has one sibling, an older sister named Hayden Panettiere, who is also an actress. The siblings have appeared in two films together: Tiger Cruise and The Forger.

Jansen Panettiere Education

Panettiere had not revealed any information about his academic and educational background to the media at the time of his death.

Jansen Panettiere Girlfriend

Panettiere was dating his longtime girlfriend Leah Clark at the time of his death. The love birds started dating in 2011 and have been together for 12 years and were still strong and happy.

Jansen Panettiere Kids

Panettiere and his longtime partner Clark did not have any children of their own at the time of his death despite dating for a very long time.

Jansen Panettiere Height

Panettiere had a well-built, muscular, and physically fit body with a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m) and a weight of 70 kg (154 lbs).

Jansen Panettiere Net Worth

American actor Panettiere was active in his acting career from 2002 to 2023 appearing in various films. He died having gathered an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2023.


Television and film roles
Year Film Role Notes
2002 Even Stevens Kupchack’s Son Episode: “The Big Splash”
2003 Hope & Faith Justin Shanowski Episode: “Pilot”
Third Watch Billy Episode: “Payback”
2004 Tiger Cruise Joey Television film
Blue’s Clues Periwinkle Voice, season 6
2005 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Surprise Party Robby Hobbie Voice, television special
Racing Stripes Young Stripes Voice
Robots Young Rodney Copperbottom Voice
2005–2006 The X’s Truman X Voice role
2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown Shovelmouth Boy Voice
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Christmas Wishes Robby Hobbie Voice
Everybody Hates Chris Peter Episode: “Everybody Hates Kris”
2007 Holly Hobbie and Friends: Secret Adventures Robby Hobbie Voice
The Last Day of Summer Luke Malloy Television film
The Babysitters Mikey Beltran Film
Holly Hobbie and Friends: Best Friends Forever Robby Hobbie Voice
2009 The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry Dustin
2010 The Perfect Game Enrique
2011 The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone Huko
2012 The Forger Aram
2013 Shadow on the Mesa Young Boy
2015 Summer Forever Broom
The Martial Arts Kid Robbie Oakes
2019 How High 2 Hayes
The Walking Dead Casper Episode: “The Calm Before”
2021 Bart Bagalzby and the Garbage Genie Fizz
2022 Love and Love Not Robin
TBA Aaah! Roach! Martin Jones Posthumous Release
American Game
Horse Isaac
Justice Angel Allen

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