Earlier this year, Bleu released Speed of Light (Hollywood Records), his second studio album. Bleu enlisted some of the top producers and writers in the industry today, including Eric Hudson (Kanye West, Jennifer Hudson), Claude Kelly (Akon, Michael Jackson) and Brian Kennedy (Rhianna). Bleu recently performed Moments that Matter live at the 2009 Kids Inaugural We Are the Future Concert in Washington D.C., for an audience that included First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters. The single will also be featured in Bleu's forthcoming film Free Style. Bleu's debut solo album titled Another Side was released in May 2007. The album featured the hit single Push it to the Limit from his film Jump In. His single Run It Back Again, from the Disney Channel Original Movie Minutemen, became one of the top 10 downloaded songs on iTunes. Blue performed material from Another Side during his North America tours in 2007 and 2008, and was nominated for a 2008 NAACP Image Award for Best New Artist.
Later this year, Bleu can be seen in director William Dear's Free Style, a theatrical film which was also produced by Bleu's company Bleuman Entertainment. Bleu stars as Cale Bryant, a young motocross racer looking to win the Amateur National Championships while also supporting his family. Bleu's first leading film role was in Bart Freundlich's Catch That Kid, opposite Kristen Stewart. His other film credits include Paul W.S. Anderson's Soldier, opposite Kurt Russell; Dean Parisot's Galaxy Quest opposite Tim Allen and Sigourney Weaver; Kinka Usher's Mystery Men, opposite Ben Stiller and Hank Azaria; and Duane Clark's Family Tree.
On television, Bleu starred in the Emmy Award-winning High School Musical and its sequel, High School Musical 2, alongside Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale. Bleu plays Chad, the devoted basketball player and best friend to Troy (Efron). High School Musical 2 premiered to 18 million viewers. Bleu reprised his role in High School Musical 3: Senior Year and to date, the film has grossed over $250 million worldwide. Bleu starred as a boxer-turned-double-dutch champion in the smash hit Jump In! with Keke Palmer and his real-life father, David Reivers. Bleu's other television credits include a starring role on the series Flight 29 Down, and guest-starring roles on Hannah Montana, ER, The Amanda Show, Cover Me and Malcolm & Eddie.
On stage, Bleu starred in the Off-Broadway production of Tiny Tim is Dead, as well as Brothers of the Knight, with Debbie Allen. He attended the prestigious Debbie Allen Dance Academy and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts as a theater major.
Bleu was born in Brooklyn, New York, and currently resides in Los Angeles. He is the national spokesperson for the Starlight Children's Foundation and is also involved with St. Jude's Children's Hospital and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Corbin Bleu Facts
|Birth Name||Corbin Bleu Reivers|
|Birthday||February 21, 1989 (33)|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is Corbin Bleu compared to you?|
|High School Musical 3: Senior Year|
|Scary or Die|
|The Secret Of The Magic Gourd|
|High School Musical: The Concert: Extreme Access Pass|
|High School Musical|
|The Little Engine That Could|