Born in Salinas, California, Vanessa Hudgens is an American actress and singer.
Vanessa Hudgens began her acting career in 2003, but gained worldwide recognition for her role in the High School Musical film series. She signed with Hollywood Records and released two albums in titled V (2006) and Identified (2008). Furthermore, she starred in various film and television roles on the Disney channel. Lastly, she is currently filming Second Act (2018), and Dog Days (2018). She has won awards from the Kids’ Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Australian Kids’ Choice Awards, and Young Hollywood Awards.