Former Disney star, Vanessa Hudgens is the go to inspirational boho beauty. Her signature tan complexion and long, raven wavy hair make any outfit she’s wearing exotic and earthy. She likes to play up her inner hippie with her Vanessa Mooney handchain, Gypsy 05 maxi dress or any one of her tops from HeartLoom, Jen’s Pirate Booty or Milk The Goat. When she’s not dressed as a flower child, Vanessa channels her inner rocker with Wildfox sunglasses, BIG STAR 1974 overalls or The Laundry Room tank.
Most people know her or her breakout role as Gabriella from High School Musical in 2006. She’s had roles in other movies including Thirteen, Thunderbirds, Bandslam, Beastly, Sucker Punch, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Spring Breakers, Gimmie Shelter, The Frozen Ground, Machete Kills, and most recently Journey 3:From the Earth to the Moon. Vanessa has appeared in many TV shows as well. She has been nominated for and won awards including “Choice TV Chemistry” (with Zac Efron), “Choice Music: Breakout Artist,” “Choice Hottie,” and “Female Star of Tomorrow.”
It’s no wonder she’s had such a successful career since she’s been starring in local plays as she was growing up and is the granddaughter of all musicians.
Vanessa was born in Salinas, California on December 14, 1988. She gets her exotic looks from her father who is of Irish and Native American descent and her mother who is of Spanish, Chinese and Filipino descent. Vanessa’s younger sister, Stella, is an actress as well.
Her favorite foods are chocolate and sushi. She is afraid of heights and doesn’t know how to whistle.