"It was something that was meant to be private [her internet nude photo scandal) and even though it isn't anymore, I'd still like to keep it as private as I can."
Born: December 14 1988
Where: Salinas, California, USA
The actress made an impressive breakthrough in the hard-hitting teen drama Thirteen when she was fifteen.
Her next big role was the part of Tintin in the big screen version of the action adventure Thunderbirds before she hit the big time as Gabriella Montez in High School Musical.
She has appeared in the subsequent sequels and spin-offs and can next been seen in the musical comedy-drama Bandslam with Lisa Kudrow.