Celebrities Who Act and Sing
Selena Gomez started out as an actress on Barney & Friends from a young age before she got her own show Wizards of Waverly Place on Disney Channel. Following the show’s end she continues to act, most recently starring in Neighbors 2 and has also released two solo studio albums!
Kylie Minogue first started her career in Australian soap opera Neighbours and she then went straight to Hollywood to pursue a singing career following her exit from the show. Since then she has released 13 studio albums and still continues to act from time to time.
Her singing career started the second she was cast as Hannah Montana. The role involved her to sing and she went on to signing a record deal with Hollywood Records. She has now has five studio albums.
Vanessa Hudgens showed us she could sing in High School Musical and she even went on to releasing a studio album of her own! Recently she was cast as Rizzo in Grease: Live! where she showed us her talent again.
Idina Menzel showed us she could sing when she played Shelby Corcoran in TV series Glee. She then showcased her voice as Queen Elsa in Disney’s hit Frozen. She started out on broadway before hitting it big in film but she will return as the Queen of Ice in Frozen 2 (2018)!
Brittany Snow showed off her vocals in Hairsprya (2007) alongside Zac Efron! Whilst she continues to act, she recently took on the role of Chloe Beale in Pitch Perfect where she plays the lead of The Barden Bellas, showcasing her fantastic singing voice once again!
The actress stars in the TV series Nashville where she also sings! Most of her music comes from the TV series but the actress can really sing and act!
We were first introduced to Anna Kendrick when she starred in Twilight but little did we known that she has an unbelievable singing voice underneath! The actress first showcased her voice when she scored the lead role in Pitch Perfect. She went on to sing in the sequel and in Into the Woods (2014).
Kristen Bell who most of us know as Veronica Mars actually started out on Broadway! During a successful acting career, Bell voiced Princess Anna in Frozen where she sung her heart out (literally)!
We got to know Sylar Astin in Pitch Perfect and then we got to know his voice in the film too! However, the actor actually started out in theatre! Whilst he’s still taking on role in TV and film, he returned to theatre this year playing Tony in West Side Story.
Barbra Streisand has pretty much done it all in Hollywood. She has starred in multiple films (even winning Academy Awards) and has released a total of 34 studio album’s since 1963!
When Amy Adams played Giselle in Enchanted she showcased her singing voice as a princess! She then done it again when she played Mary in The Muppets (2011). She continues to be a great actress and we hope we get to see her in some musicals in the future!
Lea Michele showcased her singing voice in the hit TV series Glee. Following the show’s end, she now stars in Scream Queens and has also released a studio album!
Chris Brown can sing, dance and act! He first started a film career in 2007 when he played a supporting role in Stomp the Yard. Since then, he has continued to act here and there whilst his main focus is his music.
We all know that Ludacris can rap and he even showed us he could act when he started out in the Fast & Furious franchise!
Justin Timberlake took a break from singing to pursue acting. He hit it big starring in Friends with Benefits, In Time, Runner Runner and even voicing Arthur in Shrek the Third! He’s returned to singing after pursuing acting and has released four studio albums over the years.
Zac Efron showed us his singing voice in High School Musical and Hairspray. Although he’s taken a comedic route in acting, the actor still carries his voice with him!
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