Garrett Hedlund gained fame thanks to his acting talent. Hailing from Roseau, Minnesota, he was raised by Norwegian/German mother Kristine and Swedish father Robert, alongside older siblings Nathaniel and Amanda. The family lived at a livestock farm before the future star’s parents got divorced and he moved to Arizona with Kristine.
Being a bookworm, Garrett was engaged in various sports at youth, including ice hockey, track and field, melee fight and football. He started his career with modeling and in 2004, he made a big screen debut alongside Brad Pitt in the Troy film. He proceeded with playing in Friday Night Lights, Four Brothers, Eragon and Georgia Rule before landing his breakthrough role in Tron: Legacy. Moreover, the performer is noted for starring in On the Road, Mojave, Pan, Mudbound, Burden and Triple Frontier films. He also appeared in the Mosaic TV series.
Garrett Hedlund loves singing and is a gifted guitarist and violinist. He showed his music skills by performing soundtracks to Mojave, Lullaby and Country Strong movies. Additionally, as a model, he walked the runway for Prada brand in 2012.
In 2012-2016, Garrett dated Kirsten Dunst and even planned to marry her before their ways parted. In March 2019, he was first spotted with actress Emma Roberts and soon, they confirmed their relationship. In August 2020, the couple announced that they are expecting their first child together, a baby boy.
A curious fact: Hedlund is the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s perfume La Nuit de l’Homme.