Vanessa Hudgens

Inside Biography

Teen Choice Award-winning Vanessa Hudgens is an American actress and singer came to limelight and gained a lot of fame after she played the role in the High School Musical film series. The actress' successful film projects are Thirteen, Bandslam, Beastly, Sucker Punch, and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Hudgens is yet to be married but is currently dating her boyfriend Austin Butler

Vanessa Hudgens' Early Life And Childhood 

Vanessa Hudgens was born on December 14, 1988. She was born in Salinas of California in America. Her full name is Vanessa Anne Hudgens. She loved her parents along the West Coast from Oregon to Southern California during her childhood. She is the eldest sister in the family. Her father name is Gregory Hudgens and was a firefighter.

He was an Irish and native American descent while her mother name was Gina and had held a succession of office jobs. She was quite of Spanish-Chinese-Filipino descent but was native of Manila, Philippines. Her family had a music background as her grandparents were all great musicians. She was raised as a Roman Catholic as her family was the same. Her younger sister who is professionally known as Stella Hudgens is also an actress in America. She briefly attended Orange Country High School of the Arts. 

Vanessa Hudgens' Professional Career 

Vanessa Hudgens started as a singer in musical theatre right from an early age of eight. She appeared in local productions like Carousel, That Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, The King and I and Cinderella. After spending 2 years just in stage she auditioned from commercial and later she won a tv commercial when she was 15. She got her first role in the episode of Still Standing and later she also got the entry in Homicide Division.

In the year 2003, Hudgens debuted in a drama film Thirteen. She also played the role in Thunderbirds. Later in 2005, she got a role in Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical. She also appeared in The Cheetah Girls. She also recorded some of the songs for commercial success like Breaking Free which made a great hit.

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In September 2006, Hudgens released her album under the title V which also sold over 34 copies within its first week and topped several charts. Later in 2007, she worked for High School Music 2. In 2008, she released another album named “Identified” which got a good market of 22000 copies in the first week of release. Later in 2012 she played as Gabriella in High School Musical 3. After a huge success in acting, she gave break to music and began to focus on her acting career.

The following year, Hudgens acted in a musical comedy movie Bandslam. She also played in The Guardian. She also got involved in Beastly and Sucker Punch. She also acted in Journey 2 and its sequel Journey to the Centre of the Earth. She also played in Spring Breakers starring with Selena Gomez. She also played in Gimme Shelter and The Frozen Ground.

Vanessa Hudgens' Net Worth, Salary, And Earnings 

From her multiple professions, Vanessa Hudgens has earned a considerable amount of net worth which as per celebrity net worth is around $14 million, in the year 2018. In October 2008, she took her Studio City home for around $2.7 million which located in Los Angeles, California. In the same year, she also earned around $25,000 from her hit album Identified. 

In the year 2007, Hudgens received around $2 million. And 2006, she was paid around $2 million for her role in High School Musical. In the same year, she also released her album titled V which sold 570,000 and collected $582,000. 

Vanessa Hudgens' Personal Life, Dating, And Boyfriend 

Vanessa Hudgens had a relationship with High School Music Co-star Zac Effron in 2005. They had a relationship but they were dragged into media several times. Later they abruptly broke up in the year 2010.

The actress is currently in a relationship with her Austin Butler. As per Daily Mail, the two met for the first time back in 2005 on the set of the original High School Musical. The two started a love affair in Sep 2011. She also often posts a photo along with her boyfriend Butler on her Instagram account where she has more than 29 million followers.


Happy birthday to my best friend and my love @austinbutler I’m a lucky lady except for when we’re playing chess. Then I’m not so lucky. Lol

A post shared by Vanessa Hudgens (@vanessahudgens) on

In 2007, Hudgens' photos were suddenly seen online. Some of the photos posing in lingerie and some of them were even nude.  Later she sued for releasing her private photos. She stands at the height of 5ft 1 inch and weighs is 50 kg. Her body measurement is 34-24-34. 

by sushma, 05 Jun, 2014

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