Vanessa Hudgens :: Biography
Vanessa Hudgens was born as Vanessa Anne Hudgens on the 14th of December of the year 1988. She is a young American actress and singer. She rose to prominence for playing the role of Gabriella Montenz in the High School Musical series. She is best known for the role and became a worldwide name and teen’s favorite. She has appeared in numerous TV series and films for the Disney Channel. She debuted into the movies with a supporting role in the teenage drama film Thirteen that came out in 2003. She had her first taste of success only after the first High School Musical released on 2013. She sang for the movie and the song Breaking Free was in the Billboard Hot 100 List. She released her debut album V on September 26, 2006 which entered the Billboard 200 at number 24. The album was certified gold which led to release her second album Identified on July 1, 2008. She got critical acclaim for her acting in the 2009 movie Bandslam. She has done other films after that and is pursuing her acting career.
She was born on Salinas, Carolina and raised on San Diego while she was still a toddler. Her mother Gina worked at the office and her father Gregory Hudgens was a firefighter. Her father has Irish and Native American ancestry and her mother is of Filipino-Chinese-Spanish descent. She was raised as a Roman Catholic. Her younger sister is also an actress. She started singing at the young age of eight and started auditioning for commercials and TV shows. Her family then moved to Los Angeles and she got her first commercial role. She attended Orange County High School of the Arts for a short time before being homeschooled.
Her first acting role was in an episode of sitcom Still Standing and after that guest starred in series Robbery Homicide Division. Her movie debut was with the movie Thirteen (2003) which was a commercial success. She was cast in the 2006 movie High School Musical alongside Zac Efron and was a major commercial and critical success. The second movie of the series was released on 2007 which has 17.2 million viewers at its premier making it the highest rated Disney Channel Movie of all time. High School Musical 3: Senior Year was released on October 24, 2008 with a reinterpreted role of Vanessa, became the biggest ever opening for a musical movie. She focused on her acting career and was cast in the movie Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2010) which was another hit.
Vanessa was in a relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron since 2005. Their relationship, however, ended in 2010. She is now in a relationship with co-star of the movie Spring Breakers. Her boyfriend is Austin Butler and they have been together for two years. She has never been pregnant and is still young for that.
The young actress with mixed ethnicity and American nationality has established herself as an international star. She has collected a net worth of $10 million over the years. She has been blessed with a pretty face and a gorgeous body. She practices Yoga and does Pilates to keep her body in a great shape. She has done a few bikini shoots and looks sensual in a bikini. Nude pictures of her were released on the internet and that caused quite a scandal. She carries different hairstyles and loves having tattoos on her body. She has a short height of 5 feet and an inch and a weight of 110 pounds. She has 7 as her feet size. Her bio is available on wiki and IMDb website. She is loved by people all over the world who follow her through her twitter account.