Things you didn't know about High School Musical: The Musical: The Series star Olivia Rodrigo

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As the lead of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, Olivia Rodrigo has become the new star of the famed HSM franchise. At age 16, Olivia has proven herself to be a versatile actress; from the movie Grace Stirs Up Success to Bizaardvark. Get to know Olivia Rodrigo and her relationship with ex boyfriend Ethan Wacker in this short Olivia Rodrigo Bio.

Olivia Rodrigo on playing Nini on HSM: The Musical: The Series 

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Olivia Rodrigo plays Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney Plus series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. Nini is cast as Vanessa Hudgens' character, Gabriella Montez, in the stage production of the fictional high school where the original High School Musical series was filmed. 

Stepping into such an iconic role must've been stressful for the young actress. Talking to Mood magazine, Olivia revealed that she felt "real pressure from being a part of this amazing franchise."

The High School Musical franchise is a classic and remaking it to match its grandeur would've been impossible. "What they said to me is they’re not remaking it at all because there is just no way you could makeover High School Musical. There is no way to recapture that lightning in a bottle that franchise was," Olivia told Mood.

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Olivia Rodrigo landed Bizaardvark at age 12

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Olivia got her start in the show biz at a young age. After talking a local acting class, she fell in love with the art and soon began auditioning for roles. When she was 12, she was cast as Paige Olvera in the Disney series Bizaardvark. The show centers on best friends, Paige and Frankie (Madison Hu), who post funny music videos on their vlog channel which is titled Bizaardvark.

From Olivia's interviews and social media, we know that she's best friends with her former co-star Madison Hu, whom she frequently features on her Instagram profile.

In a 2018 interview with the Center for Asian American Media, Olivia revealed  that she attended school with her Bizaardvark castmates on set and it sounded like a lot of fun! Olivia portrayed Paige until the series ended in April 2019. The show means a lot to her since it was her first big role and also because of her friendship with Madison and relationship with ex-boyfriend, Ethan Wacker

Things to know about Olivia Rodrigo and Ethan Wacker's relationship

Olivia Rodrigo dated Bizaardvark co-star Ethan Wacker

Ethan Wacker played Bernie Schotz on Bizaardvark. Olivia ended up dating Ethan while she worked with him on set. They were together for almost a year but broke up in April 2019.

After months of speculation from fans, Ethan confirmed their relationship in January 2019. "Happy 6 months! You are the greatest," wrote Wacker in the caption of a now-deleted photo of him kissing her cheek.

Ethan and Olivia remain good friends after the breakup. Olivia hasn't revealed who she's dating at the moment but fans would love to see her with her High School Musical: The Musical: The Series co-star Joshua Bassett.


Born on February 20, 2003 in California, Olivia has been singing since she was little. Her Spotify bio reads, "Olivia Rodrigo is a soulful artist with a rare gift for emotive and empathic songwriting." Her song, All I Want, is her first single to enter the Billboard Hot 100.

She also wrote and performed Just For a Moment with Joshua Bassett for High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. We're hopeful that we'll get to see Olivia Rodrigo in more movies in the coming days. Stay tuned to our Olivia Rodrigo bio to know who Olivia Rodgrio is dating.

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