- Category : 1988-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 1/4 - Investigating / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (22,35,45)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 4
American actress and singer who rose to prominence playing Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical series (2006–2008). She was included in People's annual "100 Most Beautiful People" 2008 and 2009 lists.
Songs from the High School Musical films charted worldwide, with the song "Breaking Free" peaking inside the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. This led to Hudgens releasing her debut album, V, on 26 September 2006 which entered the Billboard 200 at number 24, and was later certified gold. Her second album, Identified, was released on 1 July 2008.
She has appeared in the films Bandslam (2009), Beastly (2011), Sucker Punch (2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012), Spring Breakers (2013), The Princess Switch (2018), Second Act (2018), and Bad Boys for Life (2020).
She played the title role in the Broadway musical Gigi in 2015, and had roles in two of Fox's live musical productions: Rizzo in Grease: Live in 2016, and Maureen Johnson in Rent: Live in 2019.
Hudgens was in a five-year relationship with her High School Musical co-star Zac Efron from 2005 to 2010. Hudgens was in a relationship with actor Austin Butler from 2011 to 2019.