For as long as Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens had dated, one would think the celeb tabloids would have had a field day with the two superstars. They reportedly begin dating about a year later. October : HSM 3 is released. Speculation grows that the romance will now start to fizzle.
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Skip navigation! Story from Pop Culture. They perfectly encapsulate being a teen in the early aughts, not only dating from to , but co-starring in Disney's High School Musical franchise the whole time. Recently, Hudgens took a moment to get nostalgic about that time when The Hollywood Reporter 's Awards Chatter podcast this week when she was asked about the relationship. The actress, who recently starred in Netflix's The Princess Switch , said it was a particularly important considering just how popular High School Musical became.
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After making her feature film debut in Thirteen , Hudgens rose to fame portraying Gabriella Montez in the High School Musical film series — , which brought her significant mainstream success. Since the release of her studio albums and the High School Musical franchise, Hudgens has focused on her acting career. Hudgens had her first acting role in an episode of the sitcom Still Standing ,  in which she portrayed Tiffany.
Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, affectionately known as "Zanessa," were a match made in Disney heaven. For awhile, Efron and Hudgens seemed to be in it for the long haul. Then, at the end of , the couple suddenly called it quits. What went wrong? Here are a few clues.