Every generation has it’s teen idols that make young girls’ hearts go all a flutter. In recent years Zac Efron, Jesse McCartney and every member of The Jonas Brothers have been the object of affection for millions of fans. With the monster success of his musical offerings and Disney movies, High School Musicial and Jump In, Corbin Bleu can surely be added to this list. This article will provide some fun and interesting facts about multi talented performer, Corbin Bleu.
Early Days Of Corbin Bleu. The Valentine’s Day baby was born on February 21, 1989 in the culturally rich Brooklyn, New York. His gorgeous good looks can be attributed to this mother who is Jamaican American and his father who is Italian American. His father, David, was an actor who surely brought a love and passion for performing into the family home. The New York native later moved to California where he graduated from the Los Angeles County High School For The Arts. Fans who have admired Corbin Bleu’s dance moves will be interested to know that the talented star was trained to be a dancer from an early age, with a focus on ballet. Ballet surely taught Corbin the basics of all dance moves as well as the discipline and hard work it takes to make performing a viable profession.
First Gigs. Corbin Bleu’s unique and attractive looks as well as the poise and professionalism he learned from his dance training landed him modeling jobs with such notable stores as Target and Toys R Us. The leap from modeling and acting came with guest starring roles on the television series’ “High Incident” and NBC’s “E.R.” After cutting his acting teeth on the small screen, Corbin Bleu enjoyed movie roles in “Soldier” and “Family Tree.” Although these films were less than box office blowouts, these acting roles surely brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the young actor and musician.
Hitting The Big Time. Corbin Bleu got his big break when he was cast as Chad Dansforth in the first “High School Musical” film. Although his initial performance was as a supporting role, the character was later expanded as the popularity of Corbin reached a high level of popularity. Noting the warm reception of this relatively unknown actor, Disney execs quickly capitalized and showcased the young star in “Hannah Montana” and developed an original movie entitled “Jump In” which propelled the performer into super stardom.
Triple Threat. Not only is Corbin Bleu an amazing actor and dancer, he is also an accomplished musician. His debut album “Another Side: was released in May of 2007 to critical and commercial success. The single “Push It To The Limit” was featured in Disney Channel’s “Jump In” and reached the top twenty in the coveted Billboard list of popular songs. Due to the terrific success of his musical debut, Corbin went right back to work in the studio and began working on his second album which is scheduled to be released in the Spring of 2009. Judging by his current popularity, the second musical offering by Corbin Bleu will be a great success.
Corbin Bleu is certainly living his dream. The talented young star from Brooklyn, New York is fulfilling his life’s passion of performing with acting, dancing and musical success. This is certainly one star who has a hold on the hearts of young fans everywhere with no intention of letting go.