Vanessa Hudgens became glorious worldwide after her character of “Gabriella Montez” in the popular trilogy “High School Musical.” Due to many work offers throughout her youth, she didn’t have time to complete regular education.
However, that never stopped her from becoming ultimately famous and wealthy. Follow the article below and find out more about her background and lifestyle today.
Vanessa Hudgens’s birthdate was on the 14th of December 1988 in Salinas, California. Her dad was a fireman, and her mother changed various jobs trying the hardest to support a family financially. Mother Gina is from the Philippines, and her father has mixed roots Irish-American.
The young actress has one sibling – sister Stella who is working in the film industry too. Both of them were students in “Orange County High School of the Arts” until 7th grade. The celebrity showed an interest in singing at an early age, so she started singing classes when she was eight.
A few years later, she participated in the auditions for TV advertisements and got few jobs. This was the reason for the family to move to Los Angeles so the young girl can try to build her career.
In 2002 young girl had a first brief appearance on the “CBS” sitcom “Still Standing” and “Robbery Homicide Division.” Her first movie role was in 2003, in the movie “Thirteen” and it got very positive critics. In 2006, a film called “High School Musical” became her life stamp. Her film mate and later boyfriend was Zak Efron.
This film was the second most-viewed film that year in America and the UK. Soon, a young star signed a deal with “Hollywood Records” and brought out her first album called “V.” In the coming years, her top movie “High School Musical” had another two parts, and she was awarded for them. “Bandslam” was her next movie with decent critics, but later in 2011, the movie “Beastly” did not meet the expectation of critics.
In 2012 she was back on the scene with Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson in the film called “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” which got pretty mixed critics. In the coming years, she had a great collaboration with some big names from the movie industry like Nicholas Cage and John Cusack.
In 2017 she was a part of comedy “Powerless” that was shown on NBC. She was also in the role of the judge in the show “So You Think You Can Dance.” One of her latest movies was “Princess Switch” in 2018.
As mentioned earlier, Vanessa was in a relationship with Zac Efron for five years. Young couple broke up in 2011. Later, the famous actress was dating Austin Butler, who was an actor as well, and after nine years of relationship couple recently broke up.
The young singer often participates in charities and non-profit organizations to help people with intellectual and progress disorder.
Vanessa Hudgens Net Worth 2023
As of March 2023, Vanessa Hudgens has an estimated net worth of approximately $15 million. Her yearly salary reaches more than $1 million, and her fortune is coming from an acting and singing career. In 2018 famous actress, together with her former boyfriend, purchased an outstanding Los Feliz property in Hollywood for almost $5 million.