let's take a look at Vanessa Hudgens history...
Vanessa Anne Hudgens, born December 14th, 1988, is an actress and singer from America. She made her feature film debut in Thirteen (2003), which led to her rising to fame as she played Gabriella Montez in High School Musical 1, 2 and 3. The success of Hudgens' first film success in High School Musical led to her signing a recording contract with Hollywood Records, with whom she released 2 studio albums (V and Identified).
Since the release of the studio albums and High School Musical franchise, Hudgens focused on her acting career. She has appeared in many films, including Bandslam (2009), Beastly (2011), Sucker Punch (2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) and The Princess Switch (2018).
Vanessa Hudgens has also starred on Broadway in 2015, playing the title role in Gigi. She has also had a role in 2 of Fox's live musical productions, Rizzo in Grease: Live (2016) and Maureen Johnson in Rent: Live (2019)
Hudgens spent 3 years working on High School Musical films, where she starred alongside Zac Efron and Ashley Tisdale. They were partnered up during the audition process because of their 'chemistry'. Her only top 10 hit was from this film, which was the duet with Zac Efron at the very beginning of the movie (Breaking Free).