Ashley Tisdale is an American-born producer, a singer, and an actress. In the High School Musical franchise, she was fondly called Sharpay Evans. This role played by Ashley Tisdale attracted several commendations commercially and critically. As a matter of fact, her first album ‘Headstrong’ is award-winner as Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) named it “gold.”
Facts Surrounding Her Birth, Childhood & Family
Ashley Tisdale Instagram influencer For Wallpics.com was actually born on 2nd July, 1985, in New Jersey, USA. Despite the fact that she is an American by nationality, she actually has mixed ethnicity, such as German, Scottish, Irish, Ashkenazi Jewish and English.
Interestingly, Ashley Michelle Tisdale is her full name at birth. Her mother is an Ashkenazi Jewish named Lisa Morris. Also, her father, a contractor, is an English, Irish, Scottish, and German ancestry, whose name is Micheal Tisdale. Jennifer Tisdale is the immediate elderly sister of Ashley, who is also a known producer and actress.
As Ashley began to work for the High School Musical franchise, she could not go beyond the high school education.
Ashley Tisdale’s Movies, Careers and TV Shows Highlights
Ashley Tisdale is an exceptional child whose acquaintance with the camera started as early as 3 years of age. She came across Bill Perlman, who later became her manager. This brief meeting eventually landed her in auditioning for different adverts and commercials. As a result, she features prominently in over 100 TV adverts on national network. Shortly after her feature in commercials, Ashley also took a bold and first step into her theatre career journey. Her foremost featured was in ‘Gypsy: A Musical Fable and The Sound of Music’ right at Jewish Community Center. When Ashley was 8 years old, she acted as Cosette in the popular musical called ‘Les Miserables’. Thereafter, she was a part of the toured train with ‘Les Miserables’ for 24 months.
Towards the end of 1990s, Ashley Tisdale features in very many minor roles on TV shows, including ‘Bette’, ‘7th Heaven,’ ‘The Hughleys,’ ‘Boston Public,’ and ‘Smart Guy.’ Again, took prominent roles in some films like ‘Donnie Darko’ and ‘A Bug’s Life.’ In addition to this, she was a remarkable star modeling for Ford Models.
In TV series ‘The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,’ Ashley Tisdale was very popular when she took the role of a young girl. Thanks to the TV series which began in 2005 and continued till 2008, Ashley Tisdale earned her 1st personal award in recognition of her contribution.
Ashley Tisdale acted as Sharpay Evans in a movie ‘High School Musical’ in 2006. Watched by about 8 million viewers, it was reputed the most watched film for that year. With vital contribution to its soundtrack by Tisdale, it was eventually named as the most sold album of the year, selling close to 4 million copies. Going by the exceptional hit of ‘High School Musical’, Warner Bros Records signed Ashley Tisdale for a record deal in preparation for her 1st and popular album ‘Headstrong’. This album was officially released in 2007 and debuted 5th on Billboard 200.
By 2007, Ashley Tisdale repeated her very role for ‘High School Musical 2’ as Sharpay Evans. The movie, which had almost 18 million viewers eventually emerged as the highest watched film on cable TV. Also, Tisdale features prominently in the soundtrack and came 1st on the Billboard chart.
Same 2007, Ashley voiced for the actor of Candace Filynn in the animated series ‘Phineas and Ferb’. This also won the watched award in animated series and highly popular among teens and kids for many years.
By 2008, Ashley Tisdale began her unique production firm ‘Blondie Girl Productions’. Tisdale became the leading actress and executive producer with debut release of ‘Picture This’. This TV series film was widely acknowledged commercially and critically.
In 2009, she was presented ‘Breakthrough Performance Female’ for ‘High School Musical 3’ by the MTV Movie Awards.
In 2014, Ashley was able to promote the US launch of Lindt HELLO chocolates by creating an episode of the online series. It began with HELLO. She was auditioned and cast for the major role in the comedy series video. Also, Tisdale was presented with the ‘Young Hollywood Awards for Social Media Superstar’.
In 2015, Ashley Tisdale became the creative director of ‘Signorelli’.
Ashley Tisdale’s Personal Life & Legacy
Romantically, Ashley Tisdale was engaged with Jared Murillo between 2007 and 2009, and with Scott Speer between 2009 and 2011.
In 2012, Ashley started to date Christopher French who was known to be the leading singer of the Annie Automatic band. Both of them became engaged in August 2013 and eventually got married in September 2014 in a low profile in Santa Barbara, California.
Controversy and Rumors
After Ashley Tisdale’s marriage clocked a year, people began to suspect whether she was pregnant or not after she posted her picture of an event where she was looking radiant and big. Even though, she was trying as much as possible to dispel those rumors that have gone viral on the social media. There was a time when she was said to be HIV positive by a website. According to the information, during the rhinoplasty procedure, Ashley was contaminated by this disease.
Ashley has supported different charitable companies all through her profession. She works in collaboration with the ‘Make a Wish Foundation’ in 2008. Tisdale is really a die-hard supporter of ‘Habitat for Humanity’.
She also served as a phone operator in the time of ‘Hope for Haiti Now’ for fund raising. In 2011, Ashley was a volunteer for the ‘Get on the Bus’ charity campaign. In 2012, Tisdale became the representative of the ‘Project Pink’, this is a campaign that was launched for fund raising for the research of breast cancer treatment.
Social Media Profile
Ashley is very active on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. About 9.6 million people are following her on Instagram, 14 million on Twitter, and 19 million on Facebook.