Millions of fans know Ashley Tisdale as the rich, stuck-up Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical series. Like Sharpay, Ashley is a talented actress and singer. But unlike Sharpay, Ashley hasn’t always lived the glamorous life.
As she was growing up in New Jersey, Ashley wasn’t even wishing to be a star. Instead, she was accidentally discovered by a talent agent in a shopping mall. She began acting in TV commercials and shows, and then landed roles on Broadway. It was the role of Maddie on the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack and Cody that made her popular—and honed her skills for the role of Sharpay.
Today, Ashley is one of America’s hottest stars. But she is also a normal girl who loves her family and friends. Learn how this young actress and singer rose to fame in this fun biography.