Vanessa Anne Hudgens (born December 14, 1988) is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–2008), which brought her significant mainstream success.
The success of the first film led to Hudgens' acquiring a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released two studio albums, V (2006) and Identified (2008).
Vanessa Hudgens seems to have finally moved on from her split from ex Austin Butler.The Princess Switch star, 31, looked simply smitten while out with a tall, handsome mystery man in LA on Saturday night.Vanessa beamed as she wrapped her arms around her new man while they waited at valet to get their car after a romantic dinner date.
New flame? Vanessa Hudgens looked like she was jumping back into the dating game, seen out with a tall, handsome fellow almost a year after her split from boyfriend.