Zachary David Alexander Efron is an American actor. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy. During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray and the comedy film 17 Again.
Zac Efron Net Worth 2023
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 18, 1987 (35 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||San Luis Obispo|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Zachary David Alexander Efron was born on October 18th of 1987 in California. He was raised alongside his brother in Arroyo Grande. Although Efron is a Jewish last name, Zac’s raised him in an agnostic household. Zac was a dedicated student and started appearing in his high school musical productions. He also participated in theater companies outside of school and took singing lessons. His high school drama teacher knew he had talent, so she connected Zac with an agent in Los Angeles. Although Zachary was accepted into a university after graduating high school, he did not attend.
Zac Efron caused quite a buzz when he started dating his High School Musical costar, Vanessa Hudgens. The five-year relationship lasted from 2005 to 2010. Efron later started dating model Sami Miro in 2014. That relationship ended two years later.
Zac Efron Childhood
Efron was born in San Luis Obispo, California, and later moved to Arroyo Grande, California. His father, David Efron, is an electrical engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, and his mother, Starla Baskett, is an administrative assistant who also works at Diablo Canyon. Efron graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006 and was then accepted into the University of Southern California but did not enroll. He also attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a theatre company operating out of Allan Hancock College, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, where he performed in 2000 and 2001.
Zac Efron Highlights
Here are some of the best highlights from Zac Efron’s career:
- High School Musical (2006)
- 17 Again (2009)
- Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
- That Awkward Moment (2014)
- Bad Neighbors (2014)
- We Are Your Friends (2015)
- Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)
- Baywatch (2017)
- The Greatest Showman (2017)
- Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil & Vile (2019)
- Efron began acting in the early 2000s with guest roles on several television series including Firefly.
- In 2004, he began appearing as a recurring character in the first season of the WB series Summerland.
- Efron’s career reached a turning point with the teen musical television film High School Musical (2006), which premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2006.
- Efron was next seen playing the role of Link Larkin in the musical comedy film Hairspray (2007), based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name.