Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, she appeared in more than 100 TV advertisements and had roles in theatre and television shows. The High School Musical series included three films and the spin-off Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure (2011). In 2004, she was cast as Maddie Fitzpatrick in Disney Channel’s The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, and rose to prominence in 2006 as Sharpay Evans in the television film High School Musical. Her debut album, Headstrong (2007), was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and features the single “He Said She Said”. Two years later, Tisdale released her second studio album, Guilty Pleasure. In 2013, she announced plans to make music again and confirmed that she has been recording her third studio album.
Besides acting and singing, Tisdale has ventured into producing. After forming a production company in 2008, she began working as the executive produceron films and television series including the ABC Family television film Picture This (2008), the unscripted series Miss Advised (2013), and the comedy seriesYoung & Hungry (2014).