Corbin Bleu Biography
Birthdate: February 21, 1989
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Living the Disney Dream
Corbin Blue (real name: Corbin Bleu Reivers) is a young, rising star who has quickly made his mark on the Hollywood scene with his enthusiastic spirit and engaging singing, acting and dancing talents.
Corbin is most famously known for playing Troy’s best friend, the sporty Chad Danforth in the highly successful High School Musical series, as well as the recurring Hannah Montana character, Johnny Collins, but Corbin has recently slipped into the producer role with the movie, Free Style. Corbin also stars in the film as Cale Bryant, a motorcross racer who competes in the Amateur National Championship.
Corbin starred in the hit Disney Channel Original Movie, Jump In, where he played the role of Izzy Daniels, an accomplished boxer who discovers a passion for double dutch when his friend Mary (Keke Palmer) asks him to sub in a (jump rope tournament. Izzy is torn between following his dreams and following in his father’s footsteps—he wants to keep his head in the boxing ring, but his heart might lie with Mary and the Red Hot Chillie Steppers.
Corbin got his start modeling for Toys R Us, Target and Tommy Hilfiger. He went to school at the prestigious Debbie Allen Dance Academy and later attended the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts as a theatre major. Soon after Corbin made his film debut in Catch That Kid, starring opposite the star of Twilight, Kristen Stewart. He’s also made films with Kurt Russell, Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Hank Azaria and Ben Stiller.
- Corbin is currently in the studio recording his second album, Speed of Light, which is due for release in Spring 2009.
- Corbin is the new face of the California clothing brand, OP
- Corbin is involved with many charities including Starlight Starbright, St. Jude’s Children Hospital and the Make-a-Wish Foundation