Vanessa Hudgens’ fiancé, Cole Tucker, doesn’t need to lean on the actress for support, as he has an impressive net worth. As a former Major League Baseball player, Cole has been able to rack up his earnings throughout his career. Keep reading to find out Cole’s net worth and how he makes money.

What Is Cole Tucker’s Net Worth?

While the High School Musical alum has a monumental net worth of $18 million in 2023, per Celebrity Net Worth. Cole came in pretty close with a net worth of $3 million to $4 million as of 2021, according to The Squander.  

However, the dynamic duo isn’t concerned with money when it comes to their relationship.  

When Did Vanessa Hudgens and Cole Tucker Start Dating?

Vanessa and Cole confirmed their romance in February 2021 via Instagram“Happy V day,” the former MLB player captioned a photo of him and Vanessa casually posing for the camera. She later revealed via Instagram that December 29, 2021, was their one-year anniversary.

Vanessa told Entertainment Tonight in April 2021 that they met in a Zoom meditation group. “Very random, yes,” the actress said. “He’s just kind of perfect for me. I am [happy]. I really am. I think that it’s also important to stay grateful for everything that you have in life. I’ve been making that a priority, and I feel like it’s just been making magic happen all the more.” 

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The couple also made their red carpet debut at the AFI Fest Opening Night Gala on November 10 for the premiere of Vanessa’s new film Tick Tick … Boom! 

As their romance progressed, Cole and Vanessa got engaged in February 2023, a source told Life & Style. “They’re keeping it on the down-low for now and enjoying the moment but plan to make an official announcement any day,” the insider says at the time.

TMZ was the first to report the happy news.

When Did Cole Tucker Start Playing Baseball?

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, Cole played for Mountain Pointe High School’s baseball team. In 2013, Cole played in the 18U Baseball World Cup for the U.S. national team.  

After he graduated from high school, the future MLB player was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft. However, he had committed to play college baseball for the Arizona Wildcats (not to be confused with his lady love’s fictional team from High School Musical, the East High Wildcats from Albuquerque, New Mexico). 

Before playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cole spent much of 2014 playing with the Gulf Coast Pirates, who had offered him a $1.8 million signing bonus. 

What Baseball Team Does Cole Tucker Play For Now?

By the 2018 season, Cole was ranked by the MLB as the Pittsburgh Pirates’ fifth best prospect, likely leading to his augmenting net worth. 

He played both the shortstop and outfielder positions for his team. 

Cole’s time with the Pirates ended after the 2021 season and went off to play for the Reno Aces of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. He is not a minor league free agent.