Vanessa Hudgens was 18 years old when she played a lead role in the film, High School Musical. She was so young compared to her current age. Vanessa is currently 31 years old. The movie did well since its release. It received over 7.7 million views only in U.S. Hudgens even did a concert of it and tickets sold out and she was only 18.
In 2006, Vanessa Hudgens got her big come out after landing a major role from the Disney movie, High School Musical. She played the starring role against Zac Efron as Gabriella Montez. Her role and name made fans of the film think she is Mexican. Disney Channel Original aired the movie and teens could not help it but trust her talent.
Her beauty made the movie even more interesting. She is so beautiful that she has brown hair color and brown eyes. What an influence she has. Is she Mexican?. Well, she is not but comes from a multiracial family. Her father is half Irish and Native American and her mother is of Filipino and Chinese.
It has been 14 years since the movie and its cast is doing great like starring in major movies and series. Vanessa and Zac even dated in real life because of the movie. This movie was a blessing to its cast.