A gifted young talent who has achieved a remarkable level of success as both an actor and recording artist, CORBIN BLEU (Seaweed J. Stubbs) continues to evolve with each new project. Bleu was most recently seen as the lead character, bodega–owner Usnavi, in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, In The Heights. On the big screen, Bleu can next be seen as Sketch in Rotimi Rainwater’s Sugar, the story of a group of homeless 20-somethings trying to survive on the streets of Hollywood.
Bleu starred in the Emmy-award winning Disney Channel original movie High School Musical and its sequel, High School Musical 2. Following to the worldwide success of High School Musical, Bleu reprised his role as Chad in High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
His debut solo album Another Side was released in 2007, and Bleu was subsequently nominated for a 2008 NAACP Image Award for Best New Artist. In March 2009, Bleu released his second studio album, Speed of Light (Hollywood Records), which embraced a more mature R&B sound.
On the small screen, Bleu starred as a boxer-turned-Double-Dutch-champion in the smash hit Disney Channel original movie Jump In! with Keke Palmer and his real-life father, David Reivers. Bleu’s other television credits include a starring role on the Discovery Kids/NBC 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 Debbie Allen Dance Academy and then attended 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 and New York City. In addition to being an actor, musician, and stage performer, 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.