Vanessa opened up about her relationship with Austin as well — she even told the that he reintroduced her to her Christian faith.
In spite of a brief photo scandal likely spurred by some yearning to rebel against her squeaky clean High School Musical reputation, she has remained relatively unmarred by further trouble.
Her career has also remained steady, participating in projects such as .
Zanessa, the ultimate Disney dream couple composed of heartthrob Zac Efron and sweetheart Vanessa Hudgens, is no longer a thing despite how perfect these two seemed together. In a new interview with series, in which both Hudgens and Efron starred.
“Girls were running after him, and I was giving them death stares. Spread the love, be a good person, they support you, be nice.” Fortunately, Vanessa is in a long-term relationship with Austin Butler, whom you might remember from The pair seems very serious and happy and have managed to fly under the radar, at least in comparison to the often-photographed Zanessa.
"If you're constantly looking for ways that you can make them happy, and they're constantly looking for ways that they can make you happy, then you kind of lift each other up as much as possible and you can’t go wrong." VIDEO: Nick Jonas Teases 'Folk' Duet With Demi Lovato at 2015 MTV Video Music Awards Recently, 26-year-old Vanessa even dedicated her award for Breakthrough Performer at the 2015 Industry Dance Awards in Los Angeles to Austin's late mother, Lori, who died of cancer last year.
"This award, it means a lot to me but I dedicate it to my boyfriend's mom, Lori, my dad, and to all the families out there who are struggling with this [cancer], because it really takes a strong person and a strong family to be able to help those out who are going through this," Vanessa said during her emotional acceptance speech.
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September 2011 - Present Vanessa Hudgens was rumored to be dating Disney star Austin Butler in September 2011.
"I'm the last in this bloodline called the Shannara bloodline, and so it's a family name, but I’ve never felt like a hero or anything like that, and I’m getting called on this quest to save the world," Austin told ET about the plot of his latest project.