An award-winning actress and singer, Vanessa Hudgens rose to prominence for playing the starring role of Gabrielle Montez in Disney’s High School Musical series. A performer ever since she was a young girl, she has amassed quite a number of acting credits over the past decade. Want to learn more about the star? Be sure to read on!
Vanessa Hudgens – 2017 Facts
Vanessa Anne Hudgens
Occupation and Job
Actress and singer
Vanessa Hudgens came to the public’s eye in the mid-2000’s after being cast as Gabriella Montez in the popular TV film, High School Musical. Following its release in 2006, she reprised her role in the subsequent sequels, High School Musical 2 and High school Musical 3: Senior Year.
Age – How Old is She?
She is currently 28 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
She was born on December 14, 1988
Place of Birth/Hometown
Vanessa Hudgens was born in Salinas, California. Growing up, she moved around frequently along the West Coast from Southern California to Oregon.
Vanessa Hudgens is of mixed ethnicity; her father is of Native American and Irish ancestry while her mother is of Filipino descent.
Vanessa Hudgens Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’1″ tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 155cm tall
Weight in Pounds
She currently weighs 110 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
She currently weighs 50kg
Her body measurements are 32-24-34.
She is a size 2 (US)
24 inches or 64cm
She wears a size 7 (US) shoe
Naturally, she has dark brown hair- close to black
Vanessa Hudgens’ Personal Life in 2017
Is Vanessa Hudgens in a Relationship?
Vanessa Hudgens has been in a long-term relationship with Disney star, Austin Butler. According to reports, the two had met each other for the first time on the set of the first High School Musical film in 2005 (who knows what he was doing on the set that day).
Vanessa Hudgens’ Boyfriends
In the past, Vanessa Hudgens was in a relationship with American actor Josh Hutchinson. After a few months of dating, however, they broke it off in 2011. Prior to that, she had also dated Zac Efron for six years from 2005 to 2011.
She has a younger sister named Stella Hudgens (b. 1995), who also works as an actress.
The actress does not have any brothers.
No, Vanessa Hudgens does not have any children, that we know of at least.
As a student, she went to Orange County High School of the Arts briefly, before her busy acting career led her to continue her education via homeschooling. Shortly afterward, she landed her breakthrough in High School Musical.
Did Vanessa Hudgens Go to College
No, she did not go to college. Ever since her teen years, she has been busy juggling school with acting. Ever since she completed her secondary education, she has been focused on building her career in the showbiz.
At this time, we do not have any details on Vanessa Hudgeon’s salary.
As of 2017, Vanessa Hudgens has an estimated net worth of $10 million.
In her spare time, she enjoys singing, shopping, dancing, and photography
Sushi is her favorite food
Favorite Fast Food Restaurant
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel
Her favorite films include Thirteen, Moulin Rouge!, and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
Favorite TV Show
Degrassi: The Next Generation, SpongeBob SquarePants and Courage the Cowardly Dog
Favorite Music Artists
Her favorite music artists include Alicia Keys and Celine Dion
Born on December 14, she is a Sagittarius
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Vanessa Hudgens’ Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Vanessa Hudgens’ Facebook Account
Vanessa Hudgens’ Twitter Username
Vanessa Hudgens’ Instagram Username
Vanessa Hudgens’ Youtube Channel
Vanessa Hudgeons’ Snapchat Username
Vanessa Hudgens’ Snapchat username is @gypsybanessa
Other Interesting Facts:
- Her debut album, V which was released in the fall of 2006, reached as high as number 24 on the Billboard Top 200
- For two years straight in 2008 and 2009, she was featured in People Magazine’s list of “100 Most Beautiful People”
- In 2007, a few photos of her posing in lingerie and in the nude were leaked online- she later apologized for her lapse in judgment
- So far, she has headlined two concert tours- the High School Musical: The Concert in 2006 and the Identified Summer Tour in 2008
- Growing up as a child, she appeared in a variety of local productions including those of The Music Man, The Wizard of Oz, Carousel, and The King and I
- Despite being raised in the Catholic faith, she has since grown away from the religion- she currently identifies herself as a non-denominational Christian
- She was recently featured in Shawn Hook’s hit single, Reminding Me
Vanessa Hudgens Bio – 2018 Update
Hailing from Salinas, California, Vanessa Hudgens made her television debut in an episode of Still Standing at the age of fourteen. Continuing to appear on the small screen over the next few years, she played various guest roles in the series, The Brothers Garcia (2003), Quintuplets (2005), and Drake & Josh (2006). From there, she received a breakthrough with the Disney Channel Original Movie, High School Musical. Playing the part of Gabriella Montez, she quickly shot to superstardom as a teen idol. Her greatest role on television to date, it earned her several awards including two Teen Choice Awards.
Since then, the actress has reprised her role in both High School Musical 2 (2007), and High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008), the latter of which was released theatrically. What other roles has she played on TV? Recently, she starred as Emily Locke in the action comedy, Powerless (2017). Based on the characters from the DC Comics, it aired for twelve episodes from February to April 2017, before being canceled by NBC. As far as Hollywood goes, she will also be co-starring in the upcoming romantic comedy, Second Act, which will be released sometime next year. Currently filming, the movie’s main cast will also include Jennifer Lopez, Leah Remini, Freddie Stroma, and Annaleigh Ashford.