Vanessa Hudgens

Born Dec 14, 1988

Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. Hudgens rose to prominence playing Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical series. Hudgens has also appeared in various films and television series for the Disney Channel. She had her feature film debut in the 2003 film Thirteen, a teenage drama in which Hudgens had a supporting role.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Vanessa Hudgens.


1988 Birth Born on December 14, 1988.


2002 13 Years Old Hudgens had her first acting role in an episode of the sitcom Still Standing, in which she portrayed Tiffany. Following her appearance on the series, she guest starred in an episode of the series Robbery Homicide Division, airing on CBS in 2002. 2003 saw Hudgens making her theatrical debut in the 2003 drama film Thirteen, in which she had the supporting role of Noel. … Read More
2003 14 Years Old …  She had her feature film debut in the 2003 film Thirteen, a teenage drama in which Hudgens had a supporting role. … Read More
2004 15 Years Old Hudgens subsequently landed a role in the 2004 science fiction-adventure film Thunderbirds, based on the television series of the same name. … Read More
2005 16 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2005, Hudgens was cast as Gabriella Montez, one of the lead roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical. … Read More
2006 17 Years Old This led to Hudgens releasing her debut album, V, on September 26, 2006 which entered the Billboard 200 at number 24, and was later certified gold. … Read More
…  In 2007, work on the second film in the High School Musical series began, and Hudgens was confirmed to be returning for the sequel. … Read More
2008 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Her second studio album, Identified, was released on July 1, 2008. … Read More


2009 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Following the completion of the High School Musical series, Hudgens confirmed that she was taking a break from her music career to focus more on acting. She played a supporting role in a musical comedy Bandslam, which was released theatrically on August 14, 2009. … Read More
2010 21 Years Old In October 2010, Hudgens joined the cast of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), the sequel to the 2008 film Journey to the Center of the Earth, alongside Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson, playing Hutcherson's love interest. … Read More
The film was released in March 2011, and grossed $19 million in its first weekend at the North American box office, opening at number two. … Read More
2015 26 Years Old In 2015, Hudgens took on the title role in the new production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's Gigi, which opened at the Kennedy Center from January 16 to February 12, before transferring to Broadway on April 8. … Read More
2016 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 31, 2016, Hudgens starred in the coveted role of Rizzo in Grease: Live, Fox's live broadcast based on the original Broadway musical. … Read More
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