Vanessa Anne Hudgens was born in Salinas, California on December 14th 1988. She landed her first commercial when auditioning for friend of hers who couldnt make it, after that she did some modeling and finally got into the big screen. Her first movie was Thirteen on 2003, followed by Thunderbirds on 2004.
A lil bout Nessa :
The multi-talented star loves acting, singing and dancing, and has always put it all together in theater musicals. Her theater roles credit includes Evita, Carousel, The Wizard of Oz, The King & I, The Music Man, Cinderella and Damn Yankees. Most recently, she got show it all on screen too! Disney Channel's original movie "High School Musical" features Vanessa Anne in the lead role of Gabriella Montez, a shy a-student who has to overcome her fear of performing on stage. Not only the movie but its soundtrack was a hit, bringing Vanessa Anne to the top of the Billboards aswell. The best of it all is that Vanessa won't keep us wanting more for too long, she's already recording her debut solo album.
Her biggest musical influences are Celin Dion and Alicia Keys. She says, "I want to put like a new genre together. Kinda soulful and kinda rock, and just different, very eclectic. I definitely want to do my thing." With such statment we can only expect the best for this abicious teenage star.