Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicCelebrities · 1 decade ago

who is vanessa hudgens?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Vanessa Anne Hudgens

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    14 December 1988, Salinas, California, USA





    Baby V



    5' 4½" (1.64 m)

    Trade Mark

    Long dark hair


    In both her first two films - Thirteen (2003) and Thunderbirds (2004) - she appeared alongside Brady Corbet.

    Parents: Greg Hudgens and Gina Guangco.

    Ethnicities: Filipino, Chinese, and Spanish (from her mother); Irish and American Indian (from her father).

    Her musical theater roles include leads in: Evita, Carousel, The Wizard of Oz, The King & I, The Music Man, Cinderella, Damn Yankees, The Hunchback of Notre Dam, and The Little Mermaid, among others.

    She's a fan of the late Natalie Wood.

    She can sing, act and dance.

    She got her first gig when her friend couldn't go to an audition for a commercial and asked if Vanessa could go.

    She is a fan of horror movies.

    Older sister of Stella Hudgens

    Is good friends with High School Musical (2006) (TV) co-stars Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron, and Corbin Bleu, along with Alexa Nikolas("Zoey 101" (2005)), Brenda Song("The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" (2005)), and 'Miley Cyrus' ("Hannah Montana" (2006)).

    She is best known for portraying the role of Gabriella Montez in High School Musical (2006) (TV) and its related sequels.

    Her best friend in real life is Erin Annis, who made her film debut in Bridge to Terabithia (2007).

    Is Eurasian like fellow actors Andrew Johnston, Brandon Lee, Keanu Reeves, Russell Wong, Michael Wong, Anthony Begonia, and actresses Jessica Anderson, Devon Aoki, China Chow, Kelly Hu, Kristin Kreuk, Jaymee Ong, Maggie Q and Monica Young.

    Favorite TV show: Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001).

    Was named "The Heartbreaker" in Disney channel's first DC games in 2006.

    Was chosen to be a member of the blue team in DC games held in the Summer of 2006.

    Her favorite kind of jeans are Frankie B jeans.

    Her favorite car is a Porsche Carerra GT.

    Her two favorite sings are Alicia Keys and Celine Dion.

    She sang "Angels" by Robbie Williams at her High School Musical audition.

    She has been home-schooled since the seventh grade.

    She has already graduated from high school.

    At one point, she actually planned to audition for American Idol.

    Her favorite subject in school is science.

    Her song "Whatever Will Be" is really a song that reflects on her motto.

    Her favorite kind of music is rock.

    Both sets of her grandparents were musicians during the Big Band era.

    Is best friends with Kayslee Collins.

    Her favorite scene in "High School Musical" is the final one in which the cast sang and danced to "We're All In This Together".

    She used to reside in the state of Oregon.

    In June 2006, she signed a recording contract with Hollywood Records.

    Her first solo album V debuted at #24 on the US Billboard album chart with 34,000 copies sold during its first week.

    The first star from "High School Musical" to release a solo album in the wake of the success of "High School Musical". The name of her debut solo album is called V which stands for Vanessa, but also could stand for variety since it is a mix of pop, pop rock, dance electronic, and ballads. The album was released in the United States on September 26, 2006.

    Enjoys singing just as much as dancing and acting.

    Has modeled in the past.

    Where Are They Now

    (August 2006) Finished up her self-entitled album, "V", and preparing to go on tour with The Cheetah Girls from October - November.

    (November 2006) On tour with The Cheetah Girls.

    (December 2006) On tour with Drew Seeley, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, Corbin Bleu, and Lucas Grabeel for "High School Musical: The Concert".

    (February 2007) Starting rehearsals for High School Musical 2.

    (March 2007) Filming "High School Musical 2" in St. George, Utah.


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Vanessa Hudgens is the popular singer and actress who was in the very popular film last year, High School Musical. If you have seen the movie, she plays the smart, shy Gabriella. Vanessa has also guest-starred on the Disney show The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in a few episodes. She released her solo album, V, in September 2006. She went on tour recently, (January) with High School Musical - The Concert. Her official site is if you would like to see her pictures, etc. She is also said to be dating Zac Efron, but it is not official, because they have not said it out to the public yet. In November 2006 she went on tour with The Cheetah Girls. She has just finished filming High School Musical 2, premiering August 2007. She has one sister, Stella Hudgens, and one dog(don't know the dog's name, sorry. xD) She currently lives in Los Angeles. She also took part in many local productions when she was little. Her first feature film was Thirteen. Hope this helps! =D

    Source(s): Me; Didn't want to give a very long wiki, etc. answer, just a short summary.
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  • 1 decade ago

    Vanessa Hudgens was born in Salinas, California and grew up in San Diego. She has a younger sister, Stella Hudgens, an aspiring actress. Her parents are Greg Hudgens and Gina Guangco. In regards to her ethnic background, Vanessa was quoted:

    "Pretty much I'm Filipino and Caucasian, but within that, I'm Spain Spanish, Chinese, American Indian, Irish."[3]

    All of her grandparents were musicians during the Big Band period. Starting at the age of eight, Hudgens performed in musical theater as a singer, and appeared in local productions of Evita, Carousel, The Wizard of Oz, The King and I, The Music Man, and Cinderella, among others. Hudgens successfully auditioned for a commercial and subsequently moved to Los Angeles with her family, with whom she is still close.

    she is currently dating zac efron

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  • 1 decade ago

    She is an actress and also a singer. She starred in that movie High School Musical 1 and now 2 (which hasn't came out yet).

    Her famous songs r: "come back to me" and "say ok".

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  • 1 decade ago

    She plays Gabriella on Disney Channel's "High School Musical". She also has a CD called "V" with a hit single called "Come Back to Me".

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    High School Musical Actress (Good One)

    High School Musical 2 Actress

    Singer (Good One)

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  • 1 decade ago

    She is the female star of Disney's "High School Musical." She has also begun a pretty successful recording career.

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  • 1 decade ago

    She is a very talented actress and singer.

    She is 19 and is in love with Zac Efron.

    By the way she and Zac are on my profile picture.

    The link below is her official website.

    Or u can have more info about her on

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  • 1 decade ago

    Go to and put in High School Musical and you can read up, she plays the part of Gabriella

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    she was in that High School Musical movie, and just released an album pretty recently.

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