The actress spent a single year after the end of her nine-year relationship with actor Austin Butler
Actress Vanessa Hudgens is dating baseball player Cole Tucker. The relationship between the former star of the ‘High School Musical’ franchise and the athlete was reported on the website E! News.
The publication reports that the two made the relationship official after spending New Year’s Eve together and after several weeks of dates after being introduced by mutual friends on November 22 of last year.
Pittsburgh Pirates athlete Tucker is 24, eight years younger than the 32-year-old actress. The US press reports that the dating request came from the player. Personal advisers to the two celebrities did not respond to questions from the international press about the relationship.
The romance between Hudgens and Tucker is the actress’s first serious relationship since the end of her nine-year courtship with actor Austin Butler.
At the time, the end of the relationship was attributed to the rising career of the star, present in the cast of ‘Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood’ (2019) and future protagonist of the biography of Elvis Presley, directed by Baz Luhrmann and with the presence of Tom Hanks in the cast
Before Butler, while still starring in the ‘High School Musical’ films, Hudgens dated his co-star Zac Efron. The two stayed together between 2005 and 2010.