During this time, Tisdale began dating director Scott Speer, who had directed her previous music videos; the couple would break up in 2011.
In 2016, Tisdale resumed work on her third studio album with her husband.
She also co-executive produced a documentary, There's Something About Ashley (2007), documenting the recording of the album and the production of her music videos.
Her second studio album, Guilty Pleasure (2009), was released in select territories on June 11, 2009; it would not receive a release in the United States until July 28.
She achieved mainstream success as Maddie Fitzpatrick in the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.
This success was heightened when she starred as Sharpay Evans in the High School Musical franchise.
The success of the films led to Tisdale signing with Warner Bros.
Tisdale began dating singer Christopher French in 2012; the couple wed in 2014.
In September 2015, Tisdale was named the creative director of Signorelli. In 2017 she confirmed that she is working on her third studio album, although no details of its release were given.
Tisdale has continued to appear in television roles, joining the main cast of Clipped (2015).
She also serves as executive producer of the ABC Family television series Young & Hungry.