Birth Name: Vanessa Hudgens
Date of Birth: December 14, 1988
Place of Birth: Salinas, California
Quick Facts: Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. As an actress, she guest starred in numerous television shows including Quintuplets, Still Standing, The Brothers García, Drake & Josh, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Vanessa made her big screen debut in the 2003 drama film Thirteen. Although she garnered prominence mostly from her portrayal of the fictional character “Gabriella Montez” in the High School Musical series. Vanessa is also an accomplished singer with a debut album titled V, which was released on September of 2006 and a sophomore album (Identified) from July of 2008.
Interests: Vanessa is currently dating fellow celebrity and co-star of High School Musical, Zac Efron. Since 2007, Vanessa has been a member of the honorable Forbes Richest List. She also promotes Neutrogena and is a regular volunteer for several charitable activities, including Best Buddies International, Lollipop Theater Network, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. One source cites her hobbies as singing, dancing, acting, and shopping.