Celebrity Parents Austin Butler Meets Ashley Tisdale's 10-Month-Old Daughter Jupiter for the First Time: 'So Special' Austin Butler and Ashley Tisdale, who have been friends since they were teenagers, reunited after two-and-a-half years apart By Stephanie Wenger Stephanie Wenger Instagram Twitter Stephanie Wenger is a TV Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She joined the brand in 2021 as digital news writer, spanning across the site's verticals. She previously contributed to E! Online, HollywoodLife, Discover Los Angeles, Oscar.com and Hollywood.com. She appeared on air at AfterBuzz TV. She began her journalism career as an intern at Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor's in communications and received a Master's in journalism from the University of Southern California. People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 27, 2022 07:45 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Ashley Tisdale/Instagram Ashley Tisdale finally introduced her daughter to her longtime friend Austin Butler. The High School Musical star, 36, posted a series of photos on Instagram Thursday including Butler, 30, holding Jupiter Iris, 10 months, and her daughter sweetly placing her hands on his face. She reflected on staying virtually connected with the actor even when they couldn't be together in person. Ashley Tisdale Reunites with Her 'Best Friend' and Former Costar Austin Butler After More Than 2 Years "He didn't get to see me pregnant in person because it's been two 1/2 years since he's been home but this guy FaceTimed me throughout and it felt like he was there," she wrote of expecting Jupiter with her husband, Christopher French. She added, "He even FaceTimed Jupiter in the hospital the morning after I had her. He's one of my best friends and to see him with Juju is so special ❤️." Last week, the actress shared on social media that she reunited with Butler after their long separation. Ashley Tisdale Celebrates 'Best Friend' Austin Butler's 30th Birthday Tribute with Sweet Tribute Ashley Tisdale/Instagram She wrote on her Instagram Story, "When you haven't seen your best friend in 2 1/2 years," and added on her second Story, "You hold on real tight and don't wanna let go." The pair have known each other since they were 15 years old and costarred in Disney Channel's Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure in 2011. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free weekly newsletter to get the biggest news of the week delivered to your inbox every Friday. Butler is not Jupiter's first celebrity pal. She met Tisdale's close friend and High School Musical castmate Vanessa Hudgens at two months old and immediately gravitated toward the actress. Vanessa Hudgens Meets Ashley Tisdale's 2-Month-Old Daughter Jupiter: 'I Melt Over This Angel' "Literally Jupiter opened her arms like hold me the minute she met Ness," Tisdale shared alongside a photo of the pair spending time together. "Warmed my heart." In her own post, Hudgens, 33, raved about meeting Tisdale's newborn. "I melt over this angel," she wrote.