- Date of Birth:
- February 21, 1989
- 5' 11"
Corbin Bleu (born Corbin Bleu Reivers in Brooklyn, NY on February 21, 1989) is an American actor, model, dancer, producer and singer-songwriter of Jamaican-Italian heritage. At the age of two, Corbin started appearing in television commercials for products such as Life cereal, Bounty, and Nabisco. It was at this time that he also began taking jazz and ballet dance classes. By the age of four, he was a model with the Ford Modeling Agency in New York. He also attended the High School of Performing Arts in New York and majored in theater, which helped him land a recurring role on the TV series High Incident as well as a guest appearance on ER. In 2004 Corbin landed his first lead role in the feature film, Catch That Kid. He starred alongside Kristen Stewart and Max Thieriot. But it wasn’t until 2006 that Corbin caught his big break as Chad Danforth in the Emmy award-winning Disney Channel original movie, High School Musical. He reprised his role in the sequels High School Musical 2 (2007) and High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008). Corbin’s next film, Jump In!, premiered on January 12, 2007, and has since become one of the highest-rated Disney Channel original movies. In 2015 Corbin had a role in the film To Write Love On Her Arms. He has also appeared on television shows such as, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Franklin and Bash, Dancing with the Stars, and Psych. Corbin also has a music career and released his debut album, Another Side, in 2007. His second album, Speed of Light, was released in 2009.
Best Known For:
Corbin Bleu is best known for his portrayal of Chad Danforth in all three High School Musical movies from 2006-2008.
Corbin Bleu is a frequent volunteer for charities such as Starlight Children’s Foundation, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In 2011 Corbin started dating fellow actress Sasha Clements. On October 15, 2014, Corbin and Sasha became engaged at Disney World.