For most, Vanessa Hudgens broke the scene with the Disney Smash, High School Musical. The native Californian played Gabriella Montez, alongside her future boyfriend Zac Efron, and quickly graced the covers of all the hottest teenage magazines. Now the star returns to the headlines of the Fox Television event, Rent: Live.
Since High School Musical Hudgens has made numerous appearances in movies and on television. So, what has the star been doing since its high school days and what is its net worth?
Nobody could imagine how big the hit High School Musical would be when the movie was released in 2006. However, the film became an instant hit, making Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale and Vanessa Hudgens a household name. The film's success led to two follow-ups, High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year . In 2016, Disney announced that there will be a fourth installment of the franchise. Unfortunately, Hudgens and the original will not appear in the movie.
Immediate fame is not the only thing Hudgens got from their musical days. Hudgens met fellow Disney star Zac Efron while auditioning for the movie. The two started together almost immediately and stayed together for five years. They hoped that they would stop in 2010. Although many fans hoped they would last forever, Efron seemed to suspect the couple's demise when he said Nightline "We've got a great thing going. It serves me now, we have a lot of fun. So it's not over yet, you know? I will not talk too much on the street because I do not know what's going to happen. But now I am very happy.
After High School Musical Hudgens fought for the same success. In 2009 she appeared in Bandslam and in 2011 she starred in Beastly. Other movie credits are Sucker Punch Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and Spring Breakers . In 2017, Hudgens starred in the short-lived NBC series Powerless. Most recently, Hudgens appeared alongside Jennifer Lopez in the Second Act and as Camille in the Netflix film Polar.
The stage was always in control of Hudgens. She told Jimmy Fallon in 2015 that she loves to play theater since she was young. She has come a long way since she played the Hunchback of Notre Dame. In 2015, Hudgens made her Broadway debut starring in Gigi . In 2016, Hudgens played Rizzo in Grease Live!
With their Broadway experience and High School Musical Hudgens was a natural choice for leadership in Rent: Live . Although the show had a rather big logistical nightmare when one of its stars broke its foot, Hudgens' performance was a ray of hope. Entertainment Weekly praised her performance and said that she was in Grease Live! So good. and Rent: Live that "Vanessa Hudgens should be in every live TV musical …"
Given Hudgen's CV, it is not surprising that she has released a studio album. V was published in 2006 for positive reviews. Hudgens can also give their talent list judgments. In 2014 she appeared as a judge on . So you think you can dance.
Since her first role in 2002, Hudgens has appeared in numerous films and television programs alongside her appearance on Broadway and her vocal works. She was also a spokesperson for Neutrogena, Candies and EcoTools. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hudgens has a net worth of $ 14 million.
Hudgins is currently filming Bad Boys for Life with Will Smith. The release is scheduled for 2020.