What She's Done: Vanessa Hudgens got her start playing math geek Gabriella in Disney's 'High School Musical' franchise. She guest-starred on a bunch of television shows before she got her big break. She's also released two albums and earned critical acclaim for her role in the 2009 film 'Bandslam.'
What's Next: Her next projects are the 'Beauty and the Beast' update 'Beastly' with Alex Pettyfer and 'Sucker Punch,' a female-helmed action film by Zack Snyder.
Did You Know? She played Mimi in the Hollywood Bowl stage production of 'Rent' this year directed by Neil Patrick Harris.