Vanessa Anne Hudgens  was born December 14, 1988 and she is an actress, singer and producer.

First name-Vanessa

Surname-Hudgens

Profession-Pop singer

Years-30 years

Birth mark-Sagittarius

Date of Birth-December 14, 1988

Place of birth-Salinas, California.

Vanessa Hudgens Biography

She was born in Salinas, California , and she was raised on the West Coast , from Oregon to Southern California . Her mother, Gina (born Guangco), held various white-collar positions, and her father, Gregory Hudgens, was a firefighter . 

She has a younger sister, Stella, who is also an actress.  She was raised Catholic . All of his grandparents were musicians.

She was raised Catholic, but has since turned away from that branch of Christianity, now identifying as a nondenominational Christian. She attends the Los Angeles affiliate of Hillsong Church. 

In May 2016, she paid $1,000 in property damage restitution to the US Forest Service by carving initials inside a heart into a rock in the Coconino National Forest and displaying them on his personal Instagram account.

In March 2020, she made a video in which he said that it is “inevitable” that people die from the COVID-19 pandemic.  The video caused controversy because it seemed to be downplaying the impact of the disease and the need for preventive measures. He subsequently apologized for his “insensitive” comments. 

Vanessa Hudgens Ethnicity

Her father, who died of cancer in February 2016,  was of Irish, French, and Native American descent and her mother is Filipino, originally from Manila , Philippines .

Vanessa Hudgens Career

Beginning in 1998, she performed in musical theater as a singer and appeared in local productions of Carousel , The Wizard of Oz , The King and I , The Music Man , and Cinderella , among others. 

Two years into her career in plays and musicals, she start auditioning for commercials and television shows, and her family was moving to Los Angeles after she won a role in a television commercial. 

Her acting career began at the age of 15, and she briefly attended Orange County High School for the Arts, followed by homeschooling with tutors. 

She had her first acting role in an episode of the sitcom Still Standing , in which she played Tiffany. Following her appearance on the series, she guest-starred in an episode of the series Robbery Homicide Division , which aired on CBS in 2002.

She made her theatrical debut in the 2003 drama film Thirteen , in the role Claus secondary. 

The film, which revolved around teenager Tracy trying to fit in and getting caught up in the wrong crowd, was a commercial success, grossing $10 million worldwide. Despite its minor commercial success, the film received positive reviews.  USA Today called Thirteen the most “powerful of all recent sagas of young rebels”. 

She subsequently landed a role in the 2004 sci-fi adventure film Thunderbirds , based on the 1960s television series. She played the character of Tin-tin. The film was a commercial failure and was heavily criticized for “abandoning the original concepts”. 

Vanessa Hudgens High School Musical And Music

In January 2006, she played Gabriella Montez, one of the lead roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical . The film saw Hudgens playing the new girl in high school who falls for the captain of the basketball team. 

The two later reveal a passion for singing and audition together for the school play. Hudgens acted alongside Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale,  the former of whom she teamed up with during the audition process due to her “chemistry of hers”. 

It was the most watched Disney Channel movie that year with 7.7 million viewers in its premiere broadcast in the United States, until the August premiere of The Cheetah Girls 2 ., which achieved 8.1 million viewers. 

For the film, Hudgens recorded numerous songs that were commercially successful. The song “Breaking Free”, a duet with Zac Efron, became Hudgens’ highest peaking on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 4 and number 9 in the UK.

Following the success of the film, Hudgens released his debut studio album, V , on September 26, 2006. It sold 34,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number 24 on the US Billboard 200 chart.  In February 2007, the album was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.

As of August 2009, the album has sold 570,000 copies in the United States.  It was preceded by two singles, “Come Back to Me” and “Say OK“, both of which had some success in numerous countries. Both singles received promotion on the Disney Channel, and music videos for both premiered on the channel.

She reprized her role as Gabriella in High School Musical 2 , released on August 17, 2007. The premiere was seen by more than 17.2 million viewers in the US, nearly 10 million more than its predecessor, making it in the most watched Disney Channel Original Movie of all times.

The Disney Channel aired a weekly show called Road to High School Musical 2 , beginning June 8, 2007, leading up to the premiere of High School Musical 2 in August. The show offered viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the film. 

USA Today ‘s Robert Bianco awarded the film three stars out of four, saying that High School Musical 2 was “sweet, smart, full of talent and energy, and awash with innocence”. 

While critics enjoyed the film, they was noting that the timing of its release seemed odd, opening just as school was about to start again, while the plot involved the gang going on summer vacation.

She was number 62 on the 2008 FHM 100 Sexiest Women and number 42 on the 2009 list.  She also appears on the Maxim lists . She was included in People ‘s annual lists of the “100 Most Beautiful People” for 2008 and 2009. 

She promotes Neutrogena  and was the celebrity spotlight in 2008 for Sears’ back-to-school campaign. 

In 2007, she became a spokesperson for Marc EckĊ products, but ended the contract after two years.

She regularly volunteers for charitable activities, including those of Best Buddies International,  Lollipop Theater Network,  St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital , and the VH1 Save Foundation The Music. 

She also appears on the A Very Special Christmas Vol.7 album benefiting the Special Olympics.

She is a part of “Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C): Change The Odds” along with other Hollywood celebrities such as Zac Efron, Dakota Fanning, Kristen Bell and others. 

Vanessa Hudgens Movies

She was appearing in the films Bandslam (2009), Beastly , Sucker Punch (both 2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island , Spring Breakers (both 2012), The Princess Switch , Second Act (both 2018), and Bad Boys for Life. (2020). 

She was playing the role of Emily Locke on the NBC series Powerless (2017). 

She was also playing the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi .(2015) and she had roles in two of Fox ‘s live musical productions : Rizzo in Grease: Live (2016) and Maureen Johnson in Rent: Live (2019).

Vanessa Hudgens Filmography
  • Spring breakers  (2013) – Candy
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth 2: The Mysterious Island  (2012) – Kailani
  • Sucker Punch  (2011) – Blondie
  • Beastly  (2011) – Lindy

Vanessa Hudgens Nude

Naked Vanessa Hudgens is another girl most affected by the well-known Celebgate , the massive hacking of naked celebrity photos. 

This American actress and singer, a former Disney girl who starred in the musical High School Musical has many photos where she comes out without clothes, that is,  Vanessa Hudgens in the nude totally without any censorship. 

These hot intimate photos are nothing new for her, because it’s not the first time she’s been caught naked. At the age of 18, in the middle of the Disney stage, her cell phone was also hacked and images and screenshots of her posing undressed were stolen to send to her boyfriend. 

She had to make a public statement showing that she was deeply embarrassed by her frivolous attitude of taking erotic photos .The fact is that it has happened to her again years later and it seems that she has not repented or that she has learned her lesson.

Vanessa Hudgens Net Worth

According to Wikipedia, Forbes, IMDb, and various online resources, the net worth of famous pop singer Vanessa Hudgens is $1-5 million at the age of 30. She earned the money being a professional pop singer.

On December 12, 2008, she was ranked number 20 on Forbes ‘ “High Earners Under 30″ list, having reported having an estimated income of $3 million in 2008. 

She was represented by the William Morris Agency  but signed with the Creative Artists Agency in 2011.  In 2006, her earnings were estimated at $2 million.  She was included in the Forbes Richest List in early 2007, and the Forbes article noted that she was included in Young Hollywood’s Top Earning Stars .

Vanessa Hudgens Boyfriend

She had a relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron from 2005 to 2010,  and with actor Austin Butler from 2011 to 2020.  

In 2021, she was confirming via Instagram that she was in a relationship with shortstop Cole Tucker of the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

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