Throughout her time in the spotlight, Vanessa Hudgens has been linked to some pretty famous faces. The former High School Musical star became a total icon after she first stepped onto the Hollywood scene, and since then, fans have wondered if the actress is single.
Most people know that she dated her HSM costar Zac Efron for five years after falling for each other on set of the Disney Channel Original Movie, but she’s actually been linked to some other guys over the years! It’s been reported that Vanessa was romantically involved with Josh Hutcherson, Austin Butler and Kyle Kuzma in the past.
“Your girl’s open. I feel like at the end of the day, it’s just about having similar fundamentals and wanting the same things,” Vanessa explained. “I know what I want and I’m like, if someone comes into the picture and can give me all those things, then great. It doesn’t matter if they’re in the public eye or not. If anything, I prefer them not to be, but we’ll see.”
As for her current relationship status, the actress initially told ET that there’s been “no dating” amid the coronavirus pandemic. Days later, she was spotted out with MLB star Cole Tucker, according to photos obtained by the Daily Mail in November 2020. The pics surfaced after Vanessa revealed via Instagram that she was ready for “date night.” The pair took their relationship public in February 2021. Since then, the pair has been constantly gushing over each other in various interviews.
“He’s just kind of perfect for me. I am [happy]. I really am,” Vanessa gushed to ET in April 2021. “I think that it’s also so important to stay grateful for everything that you have in life. I’ve been making that a priority, and I feel like it’s just been making magic happen all the more.”
Vanessa also revealed that she was the one who made the first move.
“If I want something or someone, I’m going after them,” Vanessa shared during an appearance on the Drew Barrymore Show in May 2021. “I fully just slid into his DMs and was like, ‘Hey, it was nice to meet you.’ So I think there is no shame in making the first move.”
Scroll through our gallery for a complete guide to Vanessa’s love life, including his ex-boyfriends and rumored romances.
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