IT’S been 15 years since the cast of High School Musical danced in the halls of East High School.
Many of the cast have gone on to have successful careers in films and TV… but what are they up to today?
The Disney movie was popular with kids at the time of its release in 2006.
The film was so successful, it resulted in two more movies and a TV spinoff series.
See what Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and the others are up to all these years after the film first dropped in 2006…
Now 33, Zac Efron is now a hit movie star.
He had a number of TV and movie credits before playing the role of Troy Bolton in the Disney movie – but his career soared after the film’s released.
He’s continued to have a successful career in movies, with some of his most notable credits being in Neighbors (2014), Dirty Granda (2016), and Baywatch (2017).
Most recently, he played Ted Bundy in the movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019), and voiced Gary in the TV Series Human Discoveries.
Efron is also appeared in the series Down To Earth.
He had been dating Vanessa Valladares – but the duo split after five months.
Vanessa Hudgens, 32, has also kept busy acting since she played the role of Gabriella Montez in High School Musical.
Some of her most notable credits include the movies Beastly (2011), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) and Spring Breakers (2012).
She’s also appeared recently in a number of live TV Musicals, including Grease (2016) and Rent (2019).
Hudgens recently reunited with some of her former High School Musical cast members for a sing-along.
Lae last year, she was rumored to be dating Cole Tucker.
On Valentine’s Day, she posted a snapshot of the duo kissing on Instagram.
Corbin Bleu, 32, had already racked up a number of film credits before appearing as Chad Danforth in the Disney movie.
He’s kept acting in a mix of films and TV series over the years.
Bleu enjoyed Disney stardom following the film’s release, and starred in the jumprope movie Jump In (2007).
Most recently, he appeared in Witches in the Woods (2019), Ovid and the Art of Love (2019), and Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019).
In 2019, he appeared in the Broadway musical Kiss Me, Kate.
Bleu and wife Sasha Clements tied the knot in July 2016.
Known for her role as the sassy, theater-loving Sharpay Evans, Ashley Tisdale, 35, has kept acting and focused on starting a family of her own.
She became well known for voicing Candace in the Phineas and Ferb series.
Tisdale also racked up acting credits in Scary Movie V (2013), Amateur Night (2016), and the TV series Carol’s Second Act.
In 2014, she and husband Christopher French tied the knot.
The duo announced in September 2020 they are expecting their first child together.
She recently launched her own wellness blog, Freshne, which focuses on living a healthy, non-toxic life.
Known for her role as Taylor McKessie in High School Musical, Monique Coleman, 40, has kept busy with acting and personal projects.
Some of her most recent roles include acting in the TV series The Fourth Door, the TV movie Steppin’ Back to Love (2020) and I Am Somebody’s Child: The Regina Louis Story (2019).
She’s also set to appear in the upcoming movies Phobias, Witness Infection, and The F*** Happened.
Coleman also launched the Gimme Mo’ movement – which had a docu-series on Discovery – and aimed to help bring positivity to youth.
In 2012, she and husband Walter Jordan tied the knot.
Earlier this year, she released a single, titled: We Are.
Lucas Grabeel, 36, was known for his role as Sharpay’s twin brother, Ryan Evans.
Over the years, he’s acted in a mix of TV series and recently enjoyed voice acting.
One of his best-known roles was as Toby Kennish in the TV series Switched at Birth.
He’s most recently voiced Jiku in the TV series Elena of Avalor, and Pinky in the series Pinky Malinky.
He’s continued making music, and dropped an EP in 2011, along with a few singles.
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