Vanessa Hudgens

(Vanessa Anne Hudgens)

Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens
  • Born: December 14, 1988
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress, Singer

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Vanessa Anne Hudgens is an American actress and singer. After making her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), Hudgens rose to prominence portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series (2006–08), 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). In addition to High School Musical, Hudgens has also appeared in various films and television series for the Disney Channel.

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A good amount of the guys wanted to date me. Even older guys looking at me. It took some getting used to.
Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Confidence is key. Sometimes, you need to look like you're confident even when you're not.
Do not just look at your boyfriend as just a boyfriend. Look at him as a friend, too.
Exercise is amazing, from the inside out. I feel so alive and have more energy.
Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.
Good boys are nice - don't go for the bad ones!
Guys act strange around me. I swear I don't know why!
I always used to watch 'Labyrinth' and 'The Neverending Story.' Those were like my two favorite movies that I would watch over and over and over again. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I am human like everyone else. I am aware that there are people who look up to me. When mistakes are made, they aren't intentional, and I constantly push myself to be a better person.
I did ask Matt Damon for his autograph - and I got a picture, too!
I do always have a wall up. But I feel by doing it, I keep myself safe.
I don't go long without eating. I never starve myself: I grab a healthy snack.
I don't like being stagnant. I want to continue to grow and just be better at what I do, and the only way to do that is to keep stepping outside of your comfort zone.
I feel like a lot of people think of Hollywood as being fake, but it's only perceived that way because it takes 10 people to make someone look the way that they do. In reality, they're there because they are doing what they're passionate about.
I feel like acting is something I've been working towards longer. And it would be great to win a Grammy, of course, but for some reason, an Oscar speaks more to me.
I feel like I've been fortunate enough that I've gotten to meet and work with some really passionate people. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I get to go to all these beautiful places, so it's nice being able to take pictures of it.
I had a gypsy upbringing, so I moved around all over the place and can't remember a street I grew up on.
I had my first real kiss at Magic Mountain on a park bench. Not the most romantic thing ever. Romantic
I have a toy poodle, Shadow. She's a little whippersnapper! And I love little monkeys. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I have three closets in my bedroom.
I hope by the time I'm 30 to have a husband and maybe a baby. Time ;Hope
I just lip gloss! It doesn't matter if it's $2 or $30.
I just love expanding my horizons and growing as an artist. The only way you get to do that is by doing something that scares you or takes you out of your comfort zone. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I like egg white omelets with veggies, or oatmeal with almonds and fruit.
I like friends who are honest and loyal. They also shouldn't be afraid to be a kid. I like having fun.
I like someone who's not afraid to be a kid!
I love and really respect strong women. I'm obsessed with Scarlett Johansson and Drew Barrymore and Penelope Cruz. They are just really incredibly strong-willed, intelligent females in the industry. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Women ;Respect
I love Cameron Diaz, and I love Drew Barrymore. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love children. They're so much fun and I would have a blast spoiling them. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love doing theater. That's where my home is. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love finding things that scare me and doing them. That's how you grow. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I love funky styles. Not preppy or rock, just funky! Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I may have had a crush on Zac, but we are like brother and sister, so nothing would ever happen.
I really do try to watch everything I say. Because one little tiny slip, and it's like the world is coming to an end!
I think I'd make a pretty good girlfriend.
I try not to read the blogs or what people say about me. Because that's what brings everybody down - no matter what you do, you're always going to have haters.
I try to live my life, do what I want, and just let everything else follow along. Life
I try to not read about myself. I think it's easier to have it out of sight and out of mind.
I used to go to Cold Stone Creamery, get a tub of Butterfinger ice cream, and eat it all before bedtime. And my fingers were permanently stained orange from Cheetos.
I want to go to Morocco really bad.
I want to let my fans get to know a little about me. I'm very thankful for everything they've done for me so, of course, I'm going to let them into my world a bit. But I really am a very private person, and I love kepping my life to myself - that's how I've always been. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I want to try doing sportier things, kite surfing and paddle surfing - I think it would give me that extra confidence.
I was so unhealthy. I used to go to 'Cold Stone Creamery,' get a tub of Butterfinger ice cream, and eat it all before bedtime. And my fingers were permanently stained orange from Cheetos.
I'd like to win an Oscar.
If people don't like me for whatever I do, for being me, then that's too bad. I don't want to change to be something that I'm not for other people to like me.
If you have your eye set on somebody, don't beat around the bush.
If you're always worried about being on your phone, then you really are missing out on everything that's happening in front of you.
I'm becoming more adventurous.
I'm not good with catty girls. I'm too laid-back.
I'm not very experienced with boys or the whole dating thingy.
I'm really an outdoorsy girl. People think I can't go anywhere without getting all primped up, but I love to go camping, and I'm totally fine with not doing my hair or makeup, not taking a shower and just hiking. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
It's important to have people around who love themselves, are true to themselves, who have their own hobbies and their world doesn't revolve around Hollywood. I can always go to my family with any doubts or questions I may have. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Families, Children & Parenting
It's just about keeping people who are close to me, near. It's important to have people around who love themselves, are true to themselves, who have their own hobbies and their world doesn't revolve around Hollywood. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I've always had problems with guys!
I've always wanted to play Maria in West Side Story. My idol is Natalie Wood, and I love the movie, so I think a modern-day twist on it would be really neat. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I've had many nicknames over the years: V, Nessa, Nessy Poo, Nessy Bear and Van. Only my parents call me Van, though, and I hate it. I get embarrassed.
Lipgloss is my calling!
Long-distance relationships are hard no matter what. When you don't have face-to-face time, it's just different. Time
My advice to kids is give it your all! Give it 110 percent and don't give up!
My first real kiss came when I was 10, and it was in an acting class. I had to do a scene from a movie where someone gets kissed under a tree, and I did not want to do it! But my acting partner wanted me to feel comfortable, so he bought a picnic basket with all these snacks. He made such an effort - and it was cute.
My heart is closer to acting than singing. It's always been that way.
My mum and I do cardio kickboxing classes together.
My passion is doing movies, and as long as I keep doing that, I'll be happy. I want to do movies, fun roles and dramatic ones. I love all of it. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My passion is doing movies, so as long as I keep doing that I will be happy. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
My style is boho chic. I love that time period - the patterns, the prints, the people, the music, the vibe. Time ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Once I turned 13, I was the guy magnet.
Power to the peaceful. Power
Right now, I do not like kids at all. I mean, I love my fans and everything, but when you have kids following you around all day, it's like, 'Ugh, kids!' Maybe that will change when I get older. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
So many people try to grow up too fast, and it's not fun! You should stay a kid as long as possible!
That's actually how my parents met. They were pen pals. My mom was in the Philippines and my father was in the States, and they wrote to each other. He went out to meet her, and they wed not too long after.
The Lion King always makes me cry, especially when Simba's father gets trampled.
The second I met Zac, I thought he was a really cool guy. It's hard not to have chemistry with someone who is so attractive.
The sweetest thing a guy said is that I look pretty with or without makeup.
This is going to sound really funny. I have a poster of Zac Efron on my wall! I think every girl has a poster of him in their room so, why not join the club! Humor
Touring is tough. You're almost in a haze because you don't really know where you are half the time: You're in a hotel room one moment, and the next thing you know, you're onstage performing for 60,000 people, then you're back on an airplane. It's very hectic and I couldn't do it without my family. Time ;Families, Children & Parenting
Violence has been a part of films since the beginning of time. It's been a form of entertainment. Time
When I was younger, I used to be super, super shy. I still find myself being scared of things.
When you're putting good stuff into your body, you feel so much better.
You have a choice whether you want to be happy or not. I choose to be happy.
You have to be able to love yourself because that's when things fall into place. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex