Who is Danielle Panabaker?

Danielle Nicole Panabaker is an American actress. She is famous for her role as Layla Williams in the film “Sky High” and also as Brittany Aarons in the Disney film “Stuck in the Suburbs” in 2004. The actress is also popular for her performance in legal drama “Shark” from 2006 to 2008 and also in HBO miniseries “Empire Falls” in 2005.

She also appeared in an episode of the legal drama television series “The Guardian” from which she won three Young Artist Awards. She is widely known for her ensemble performance in the family comedy film “Yours, Mines & Ours” in 2005 and also known as a scream queen having starred in the psychological thriller, “Mr. Brooks” and the horror films “Friday the 13th” in 2009, “The Crazies” and “The Ward” in 2010 and “Piranha 3DD” in 2012.

Quick Info
Full NameDanielle Nicole Panabaker
Birth DateSeptember 19, 1987
Birth PlaceAugusta, Georgia, United States
FatherHarold Panabaker
SisterKay Panabaker
Height5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Weight53 kg (117 lbs)
Body Measurement34-24-34 inches
EyesDark Brown
HairLight Brown
HusbandHayes Robbins
Net Worth$3 million


Panabaker was born on September 19, 1987, in Augusta, Georgia, United States. She is currently 32 years old. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She is a daughter to father, Harold Panabaker, and to mother, Donna. She has a younger sister named Kay Panabaker who was an actress but is currently working as a zoologist. Her father’s sales job took them across the country. The family spent most of the time in South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and for a short time in Orange, Texas around Panabaker’s kindergarten year.

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Early Life

At the age of 12, Panabaker joined a theatre class at a summer camp where she discovered her love of acting. She started acting in community theatres, later auditioning for commercials. After moving to Naperville, Illinois, in 2000, she attended to Crone Middle School and then in Neuqua Valley High School, participating in the speech team.

At the age of 14, she graduated from high school and also took ballet and pointe classes up until she was 15. In 2003, Panabaker, her mother, and her system moved to Los Angeles, California for the sake of her acting career. There, she attended Glendale Community College and earned her associate degree and also appeared on the national Dean’s List in 2005. In 2006, Panabaker started her senior year at the University of California, Los Angeles where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2007 and also succeed to appear on the Dean’s List.

Nationality and Physical Statistics

Panabaker is American by nationality and belongs to the white race. She follows the Buddhism religion. Furthermore, Panabaker stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighing about 53 kg (117 lbs). She has a slim body type of measurement 34-24-34 inches.  Additionally, her hair color is light brown and her eye color is dark brown.

Personal Life

Panabaker announced that she was engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Hayes Robbins in July 2016. The couple married on June 24, 2017. Their first child was born in April of 2020.

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Panabaker has an active Instagram account as @dpanabaker with 3.8 million followers. She also has a twitter account @dpanabaker with 760.1 thousand followers. Furthermore, She also owns a Facebook account as Danielle Panabaker with 855,661 likes and 1,239,080 followers.


Panabaker started her acting career by appearing in commercials with roles in television, including a part in “The Guardian,”  “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Medium,” “Summerland” and in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Stuck in the Suburbs.” She also starred in the Lifetime Television productions “Sex and the Single Mom” and “Mom at Sixteen” as well as the well-reviewed miniseries “Empire Falls.”

Eventually, Panabaker also appeared in the stage productions with the roles in musical theatre-like “West Side Story,” “Pippin,” “Once Upon a Time” and “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast”. She co-starred in the ABC film “Searching for David’s Heart” in 2004. Subsequently in the following year, she co-starred in two widely released theatrical films: “Sky High” and “Yours, Mine and Ours”. She appeared in the film “Home of the Giants” in 2008, also did a supporting role in the film “Mr. Brooks” and also appeared in the Disney Channel original movie “Read It and Weep.”

Panabaker portrayed the role of Julie Shark in the CBS television drama “Shark” from 2006 to 2008. She played this role alongside cast James Wood, Jeri Ryan, Kevin Alejandro, Samuel Page, and others. Eventually, in the following year, she played as Jenna in the “Friday the 13th” remake and next starred in the films “the Crazies” and “The Ward”. Panabaker next starred in the Hallmark Channel movie “the Shunning” and “Nearlyweds”. In 2014, she starred in the science fiction film “Time Lapse,” guest-starred in the second season episode of the CW series “Arrow” and also starred in the spinoff series, “The Flash”. She made her directorial debut with the eighteenth episode of the series’ fifth season, entitled “Godspeed.”

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Panabaker has been associated with the entertainment industry since her teenage. She has been nominated in numerous awards and has won several of them. She has won “Best Performance in a TV Series- Guest Starring Young Actress” from “The Guardian” in 2004. Furthermore, she won “Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special-Leading Youth Actress” from “Searching for David’s Heart” in Young Artist Award in 2005. In 2014, Panabaker won “Best Actor/ Actress” from “Time Lapse” as Jury Prize.

Net Worth

Danielle Panabaker is living a luxurious life with her family. She is a famous actress who has earned a lot of money as well as fame. Panabaker currently has about $3 million USD approximately.