Her single, Fame, an acoustic version of the Irene Cara song, was completed in just two takes, with the first take being a taped rehearsal. And the corresponding music video, was conceptualized and completed in just a few days. The entire project was the final audition for musician/producer, Rick Marty (b. Richard Madenfort) before being hired on Nashville. The pair has since worked together on many songs, with Madenfort even joining her on the road.
She has known Spencer Breslin and Abigail Breslin (her Raising Helen (2004) co-stars) before they could talk.
In 2007, Forbes Magazine estimated her earnings for the year at $2 million.
As Lizzie Spaulding on "The Guiding Light" (1952), Hayden had to deal with difficult story lines in which she shot and killed her mother's abuser, been kidnapped, gone through both of her parents remarrying, and just recently battled leukemia.
Girlfriend of Milo Ventimiglia.