Ashley Tisdale is an American actress and singer best known for her role as Maddie Fitzpatrick on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and Sharpay Evans in the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical.
She also had a starring role as Savannah Monroe, a petite, preppy Texan, who takes new roommate Marti (Aly Michalka) under her wing in the comedy-drama television series Hellcats, from 2010-2011.
Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television, Tisdale is one of Hollywood's most sought-after young talents as her career continues to evolve with exciting and challenging projects.
Tisdale won the coveted the MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Performance Female (2009) and has been nominated for multiple Teen Choice Awards.
Tisdale quickly garnered attention and became one of the breakout stars of the Emmy Award-winning Disney Channel world-wide phenomenon High School Musical.
Tisdale reprised her role as Sharpay Evans, the high school drama queen, in High School Musical 2, which broke cable TV records as it garnered 17.5 million viewers.
With the success of HSM, Disney decided to release the third instalment of the extremely successful High School Musical franchise as a feature film. High School Musical 3: Senior Year, set a box office record as the highest-grossing opening weekend total for a musical.
Tisdale also appeared on the Disney Channel original film Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, in which her extremely popular character travels to New York to pursue a Broadway career, but it's her dog that lands an acting gig first.
Tisdale's other credits include the feature film Aliens in the Attic, voicing the character of Candace Flynn in the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated animated series, Phineas and Ferb on Disney XD and Disney Channel.
She also captured attention for her role as Maddie in Disney Channel's hit series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
She had recurring roles on many primetime comedies including George Lopez, Still Standing and The Hughleys, as well as guest starring roles on Grounded for Life, Strong Medicine, Boston Public and 7th Heaven.
A Warner Bros. Records recording artist, her solo album, Headstrong, debuted in February 2007 and entered the Billboard Top 200 Chart at #5. Tisdale released her second solo album entitled Guilty Pleasure in June 2009.
In fall 2006, Tisdale starred in High School Musical: The Concert, a sold-out 42-date arena concert tour throughout North America which, after a break to film the sequel to the movie, carried on through spring 2007 in Latin America, playing sold-out soccer stadiums in Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela and Mexico.
Born in Monmouth County, New Jersey, Tisdale was discovered at the age of 3 in her hometown mall by a talent manager who continues to represent her today. After landing a job from her very first audition, she went on to star in more than 100 national network commercials.
At age 8 she booked the leading role in the international tour of the musical Les Misérables, and toured internationally with the production of Annie. She also had the privilege of singing at the White House at the age of 12.
She resides in Los Angeles with her dogs, Blondie and Maui.