Vanessa Hudgens Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, High School Musical, Singer, Net Worth

Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress/singer. She rose to fame playing Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series

Vanessa Hudgens Biography

Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. She rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008), which brought her significant mainstream media success. Hudgens made her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003).

Vanessa Hudgens Age

Hudgens is 34 years old as of 2023. She was born (Vanessa Anne Hudgens) on December 14, 1988, in Salinas, California, United States. Hudgens celebrates her birthday on the 14th of December every year.

Vanessa Hudgens Height

Hudgens stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Vanessa Hudgens Family

Hudgens was born in Salinas, California, and was raised along the West Coast, from Oregon to Southern California. Her mother, Gina, held a succession of office jobs and is Filipina, a native of Manila, and her father, Gregory Hudgens, was a firefighter and was of Irish, French, and Native American descent. In addition, Hudgens was brought up along with her younger sister, Stella, who is also an actress. The two children were raised as Catholics. Unfortunately, her father died of cancer in February 2016. All of her grandparents were musicians.

Vanessa Hudgens Father

In February 2016, her father passed away after battling stage 4 cancer. This was just before Hudgens was to perform as Rizzo in Grease Live! She tweeted about the loss, saying, “I am so sad to say that last night my daddy, Greg, passed away from stage 4 cancer. Thank you to everyone who kept him in your prayers.”

Vanessa Hudgens’s Boyfriend/Husband/Dating

From 2005 to 2010, she was in a relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron and from 2011 to 2019, with actor Austin Butler. In December 2018, Hudgens strongly recommended that Butler try to play Elvis Presley in a biopic, due to the strong resemblance and similarity in vocal style. In 2013, Butler earned an Academy Award nomination after starring in the title role in Elvis in 2022.

Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens

Hudgens confirmed in 2021 that she was in a relationship with Major League Baseball shortstop Cole Tucker via her Instagram account. By the end of 2022, Hudgens and Tucker got engaged. Hudgens was raised Catholic but now identifies herself as a non-denominational Christian. She attends the Los Angeles affiliate church of Hillsong Church.

Vanessa Hudgens Net Worth

Hudgens has an estimated net worth ranging between $15 Million – $25 Million which she has earned from her successful career as an actress and singer.

Vanessa Hudgens Career

Hudgens is an actress and singer. She made her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003). Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008). The film brought her significant mainstream media success and the success of the first film led her to acquire a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V (2006) and Identified (2008). Hudgens has focused on her acting career since the release of her studio albums and the High School Musical franchise.

She has appeared in a couple of films including Tick, Tick…Boom! (2021), Bad Boys for Life (2020), Second Act (2018), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers (both 2012), Sucker Punch (both 2011), and Bandslam (2009). Furthermore, she starred in the Netflix Christmas movies such as The Knight Before Christmas (2019 and The Princess Switch (2018) and its sequels (2020 and 2021). She also co-produced the latter three.

Hudgens had roles in two of Fox’s live musical productions: Rizzo in Grease Live! (2016) and Maureen Johnson in Rent: Live (2019), and also played the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi (2015). In addition to that, she was cast in the NBC series Powerless (2017) as Emily Locke. She co-hosted the Met Gala in Manhattan in 2022. Hudgens briefly attended Orange County High School of the Arts, followed by homeschooling with tutors.

Vanessa Hudgens High School Musical

Hudgens played Gabriella Montez in High School Musical, one of the lead roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie. She starred alongside Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale.

Vanessa Hudgens Awards and Nominations

Hudgens has won multiple awards and nominations throughout her career. These awards include Radio Disney Music Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, Australian Kids’ Choice Awards, Young Hollywood Awards, Audience Awards, Napa Valley Film Festival, and Broadway World Washington DC Awards. In addition, she was nominated for Imagen Foundation Awards, Young Artist Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and People’s Choice Awards.

Vanessa Hudgens Met Gala

Hudgens hosted the official Met Gala red carpet live stream along with Hamish Bowles and La La Anthony in Manhattan in 2022. She stepped out onto the red carpet in a dress with a very demure cut, offset by a very sultry fabric. The event celebrated the Met’s Costume Institute exhibition “In America: An Anthology of Fashion.”

Vanessa Hudgens Leaks

Hudgens’ photos were stolen and leaked online. She apologized, saying that she was “embarrassed over the situation” and regretted having “taken those photos”. In addition, another set of images showing Hudgens topless emerged on the Internet.

Vanessa Hudgens House

Hudgens owned a stylishly renovated Los Feliz home which she sold to Ronan Farrow and Jon Lovett. From there, Hudgens purchased a 7,249-square-foot mansion in Studio City, reports Dirt.

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Vanessa Hudgens Movies and TV Shows

Hudgens has appeared in multiple cultural programs;

 Tv Shows

  • Still Standing as Tiffany
  • The Brothers García as Lindsay
  • Quintuplets Cas armen
  • High School Musical as Gabriella Montez
  • Grease Live! as Betty Rizzo
  • Powerless as Emily Locke
  • So You Think You Can Dance as Herself
  • Entergalactic as Karina


  • Thirteen as Noel
  • High School Musical 3: Senior Year as  Gabriella Montez
  • Beastly as Lindy Taylor
  • Spring Breakers as Candy
  • The Frozen Ground as Cindy Paulson
  • Freaks of Nature as Lorelei
  • Second Act as Zoe
  • Bad Boys for Life as Kelly
  • Tick, Tick… Boom! as Karessa Johnson
  • Asking for It as Beatrice

Vanessa Hudgens Songs

Hudgens is also a singer, she has quite a number of songs including;

  • Breaking Free
  • Come Back to Me
  • You Are the Music in Me
  • Gotta Go My Own Way
  • Sneakernight
  • Right Here, Right Now
  • We’re All in This Together
  • A Night to Remember
  • Reminding Me
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