Ashley Tisdale and Austin Butler are indeed related. The two American actors, who are also besties, discovered it only recently.
Ashley is best known as Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical franchise and Maddie Fitzpatrick in the Disney Channel sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
On the other hand, Austin is most famous for his portrayal of rock n’ roll star Elvis Presley in the 2022 biographical film Elvis.
Ashley and Austin have worked together twice, 2009 movie Aliens in the Attic and the High School Musical spinoff Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure.
Are Ashley Tisdale And Austin Butler Related?
Actors Ashley Tisdale and Austin Butler have been close friends for years but only recently discovered they are related. They are cousins, albeit very distant ones.
Ashley realized it on an episode of Ancestry’s 2 Lies & a Leaf series which she recently joined with her sister Jennifer Tisdale.
During the episode, she was asked which co-stars she thinks she is related to, with the choices of Zac Efron, Austin Butler, and Dylan and Cole Sprouse.
It is then revealed that she is related to Austin as 10th cousins once removed.
The High School Musical star was shocked by the revelation. “We’ve always said we were brother and sister! That is insane,” she said before texting Austin with the news. He then replied, saying, “no f—ing way.”
Ashley Tisdale Family Tree
Ashley Michelle Tisdale was born to her parents, Lisa Morris Tisdale and Michael “Mike” Tisdale, in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Her Father is a contractor and follows Christianity, whereas her mother is Jewish. Ashley grew up with “a little bit of both” religions.
Ashely has one sibling, an elder sister named Jennifer Tisdale, who is also an Actress and producer. She is best known as Chelsea in the 2007 comedy film Bring It On: In It to Win It.
Born on July 2, 1985, she is currently 37, and her zodiac sign is Cancer.
Ashley married her composer husband, Cristopher French, in 2014, and the two recently welcomed a daughter, Jupiter Irish French, in March 2021.
She is an American national of Ashkenazi Jewish, Irish, English, Scottish, and German descent, per Ethnicelebs.
Austin Butler Family Tree
Austin Robert Butler was born to his parents, Lori Anne (née Howell) and David Butler, in Anaheim, California. His mother, Lori, is an aesthetician.
Born on August 17, 1991, Austin is currently 31, and his zodiac sign is Leo.
His parents divorced when he was seven. Austin has an elder sister named Ashley. She worked as a background Actor alongside Austin on Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
He is an American national with English, Finish, Scots-Irish, German, and Welsh descent, per Ethnicelebs.
Ashley Tisdale And Austin Butler Net Worth Difference
Ashley started her career as a child Actress and was featured in over 100 advertisements. She had minor roles in television and theatre.
She became a household name after playing Maddie Fitzpatrick in the Disney Channel hit sitcom The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. Her fame was heightened when she portrayed Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical film series.
Her other major projects have been Phineas & Ferb, Scary Movie 5, Clipped, Saving Santa, and Carol’s Second Act, to name a few.
Besides, Ashley is also a singer and has released several studio albums such as Headstrong (2007), Guilty Pleasure (2009), Symptoms (2019), and also many soundtracks.
Moreover, she has served as an Executive Producer for Young & Hungry, Miss Advised, Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure, Picture This, Cloud 9, and more.
On the other hand, Austin also started his career on television, with roles on the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon.
His significant roles have been in Life Unexpected, Switched at Birth, The Carrie Diaries, The Shannara Chronicles, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and Elvis.