Zachary David Alexander Efron is a well-known actor and singer. He began his acting journey in the early 2000s and rose to fame in the late 2000s with his leading role in the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008) as Troy Bolton. He also starred in Hairspray, a musical film, and 17 Again, a comedy film. Zac subsequently rose to mainstream celebrity with roles in the movie New Year’s Eve, The Lucky One, The Paperboy, Neighbors, Dirty Grandpa, Baywatch, and The Greatest Showman. He was also cast in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile.
In 2010, Zac started his production company under Warner Bros., Ninjas Runnin’ Wild. The company produced his films Dirty Grandpa, That Awkward Moment, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile. In 2019, Dylan (Zac’s younger brother), who also plays a role in the company, stated that Ninjas Runnin’ Wild has expanded in digital content along with their traditional film work.
Zac achieved a Daytime Emmy Award in 2021 for the Netflix web documentary Down to Earth with Zac Efron. He has worked with Talent agencies like Creative Artists Agency and Alchemy Entertainment, and he also Endorsed the brand of John John Denim.
Zac Efron Early Life:
Zac came into this world on 18th October 1987 in San Luis Obispo, California, and later relocated to Arroyo Grande, California. Zac always describes his childhood as an average middle-class family. His ancestry includes Jewish, English, Scottish, German, and one-sixteenth Irish, in addition to a distant Dutch and Belgian Flemish.
When Zac was eleven, his singing talent was noticed by his parents, who started Zac’s singing and acting lessons. Soon he started working in the theater, The Great American Melodrama, and Vaudeville. Further, he performed in shows like Gypsy: A Musical Fable, Peter Pan; or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, The Music Man, and Little Shop of Horrors. His drama teacher, Robyn Metchik, recommended him to an agent in Los Angeles. Later, Zac signed with the Creative Artists Agency.
Efron’s favorite sports include skiing, golf, snowboarding, and rock climbing. His favorite movie is The Goonies (1985), and his acting idol is Johnny Depp. Further, Zac’s first ever concert was a concert by The Wallflowers, and he is a big fan of Flight of the Conchords. He is also a fan of manga and comic books like Bleach, Death Note, Naruto, Shonen Jump, and Dragonball Z.
Zac’s favorite musicians are The Postal Service, The Gorillaz, The Shins, and John Mayer; And his famous actors are Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Jack Black, and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Zac has donated various items as a part of the Toy Mountain Campaign Zac to Rocky Stone for less fortunate kids.
In early 2021, Zac moved to Australia after selling his Los Angeles mansion. He purchased a property in Byron Bay, doing various Australian-based projects.
Zac Efron Family Background:
Zac’s father, David Efron, works as an electrical engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant. His mother, Starla Baskett, is an administrative assistant and works at Diablo Canyon. In siblings, Zac has a younger brother, Dylan, and a younger half-sister, Olivia.
His surname, “Efron,” originated from Hebrew. His paternal grandfather, Harold Efron, was born in New York, and his parents were Jewish emigrants from Bocki and Poland. Whereas his maternal great-grandmother, Helene (Durgan) Glidden, wrote, The Light on the Island, a book in 1951.
Zac Efron Education:
Zac graduated in 2006 from Arroyo Grande High School. Later, his name was on the University of Southern California list, but he did not enroll.
Zac has attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a theatre company operated by Allan Hancock College, located in Santa Maria, California. He was a part of this theatre company and performed in 2000 and 2001.
Zac Efron Physical stats:
Zac stands 5′ 8″ tall and weighs around 75 kg. He has striking blue eyes and a Muscular physique. He has a tattoo of two feathers on his right arm, and his shoe size is 8.5. With his workouts and strict meal plan, Zac has transformed himself from an ordinary teenager into a dashing man.
In 2011, Zac was on #5 in Sexiest Man Glamour’s “50 Sexiest Men” list. Further, in 2010, his name was on the “50 Sexiest Men” list in a magazine.
After smashing his jaw, Zac Efron ‘almost died.’
Zac Efron is starring as Chickie, in a recent movie, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, alongside Bill Murray and Russell Crowe, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday with massive fans screaming and lining the streets. The film is a biographical action comedy co-written and directed by Peter Farrelly and based on the same name book. He made his first appearance on the red carpet in three years. After the premiere, the rumors of his plastic surgery were out, and today he revealed the reason for the surgery.
Zac said that last year, he had an accident at his home. He unknowingly tripped on a pair of socks, shattering his jaw and smashing his chin; Zac almost felt like the dead. After gaining consciousness, he found his chin hanging off his face. His fans love Zac’s new transformed face, which is said to be ‘unrecognizable’ after he unveils his new face. In the news, he looks more dashing and intelligent in his new transformed looks.
Zac Efron Birth Signs:
Zac’s sun and star sign are Libra, and his birth flower is Calendula. Further, his birth sign element is Air, and the opposite sign is Aries.
Zac Efron Net worth:
Zac’s estimated earnings were $5.8 million from June 2007 to June 2008, according to the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. In April 2009, his wealth valuation was around $10 million; in May 2015, Zac’s estimated net worth was $18 million. As of 2022, reports say his estimated net worth is about $25 million.
Zac Efron Relationship Status:
Zac is currently single; he has been in many relationships, such as with Vanessa Valladares (2020 – 2021), Sarah Bro (2019), Halston Sage (2018 – 2020), Sami Miro (2014 – 2016), Emily in Paris cast Lily Collins (2012 – 2013) and Bad Boys actress Vanessa Hudgens (2005 – 2010).
Zac has some encounters with Michelle Rodriguez (2014) and American Auto star Lindsay Lohan (2011).
Zac Efron hooked up with The White Lotus lead Alexandra Daddario (2017), Mel B (2017), and Alexandria Storm (2012). Such rumors were in the media.
Zac Efron Career:
In the early 2000s, Zac began acting in several guest roles on television series, including Firefly, The Guardian, and ER. In 2004, he began appearing in the first season of the WB series Summerland, and he appeared as the main for the show’s second season, which aired in 2005. Zac also appeared in the Lifetime television film Miracle Run (2004) and earned a Young Artist Award nomination for his performance.
Further, his career came to a turning point with the teen musical television film High School Musical (2006), which premiered in January 2006 on the Disney Channel. This film was the modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and saw Zac as the male lead, Troy Bolton, and Vanessa Hudgens as the character, Gabriella Montez. The film also starred Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, and Monique Coleman. Zac gained recognition among teenage audiences and was a significant success in his career. In addition, the film’s soundtrack was certified quadruple platinum by the RIAA, which helped it be one of the modeling albums of the year in the United States.
Zac then played the role of Link Larkin in Hairspray (2007). The film’s release in July 2007 was a major commercial and critical success. The same year, Zac featured as Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired in August 2007 on the Disney Channel. He was also cast in the same role in High School Musical 3: Senior Year (2008). The film was a blockbuster at the box office. Further, Zac is featured in 17 Again (2009).
Zac’s next release was the period drama Me and Orson Welles, which premiered in September 2008 at the Toronto International Film Festival and, later in 2009, was released widely. Further, He played the leading role in the supernatural romantic drama Charlie St. Cloud (2010) and was cast in Garry Marshall’s New Year’s Eve (2011). Zac also played a supporting role in Liberal Arts (2012), which premiered in January 2012 at the Sundance Film Festival. He also starred in The Paperboy (2012), which premiered in May 2012 at the Cannes Film Festival alongside Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman (Nine Perfect Strangers), John Cusack, and David Oyelowo (Ten Percent). Later that year, the film received a wider release.
Zac also gave his voice to the computer-animated film The Lorax (2012), which proved to be a commercial success. Further, he appeared in the lead male role in the romantic drama The Lucky One (2012). Zac also starred in the drama At Any Price, which premiered at the 2012 Venice International Film Festival. Later in the 2013 Venice International Film Festival, the historical drama Parkland premiered.
Zac’s first release in 2014 was the romantic comedy That Awkward Moment; he starred alongside Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan and was also an executive producer of the film. Later the same year, Zac was seen in the adult comedy Neighbors (2014), co-acting with Seth Rogen. This film was a significant success.
Zac gave only one release in 2015, We Are Your Friends, and played a role of a struggling DJ. In January 2016, he starred in the adult comedy Dirty Grandpa alongside Robert De Niro. Later in May 2016, Zac appeared in the comedy sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, co-starring with Seth Rogen, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Rose Byrne (Physical). Zac’s third 2016 release in July was Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, in which he co-acted with Adam DeVine (The Righteous Gemstones), Anna Kendrick (Love Life), and Aubrey Plaza.
In 2017, Zac starred in Baywatch, released in May. It was an action comedy film and a version of the television series of the same name. The film featured Dwayne Johnson, Kelly Rohrbach, Alexandra Daddario, Jon Bass, Priyanka Chopra, and Ilfenesh Hadera. The same year, Zac also featured in a supporting role in two biographical films, the comedy-drama Disaster Artist and the musical, The Greatest Showman, both released in December. These films were nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture in the Musical or Comedy category.
In 2019, Zac played a role in the Harmony Korine film The Beach Bum, co-starring Matthew McConaughey. He was also cast as serial killer Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile. The film premiered in early 2019 at Sundance and was released by Netflix on 3rd May. Further, In 2020, Zac voiced Fred Jones in Scooby-Doo animated film Scoob!
Zac won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Daytime Program Host for the Netflix web documentary Down to Earth with Zac Efron. In 2022, he also starred in the Gold and headlined the horror film Firestarter, directed by Keith Thomas. Further, Zac has been cast in a set comedy, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, and The Iron Claw, which is based on the Von Erich family of wrestlers.
Zac Efron Social Appearance:
Zac has a massive fan following on all his social media profiles. On Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, he has more than 54.4M, 23M, and 15M, followers. In all these profiles, he has a fantastic collection of pictures, photoshoots, selfies, pictures with dear ones, travel diaries, film promotions, etc.
Further, Zac’s Youtube channel, Zac Efron, has more than 1.40 subscribers. The videos are basically of outdoor activities, Gym Time, etc.
Some people are born with talents, and Zac Efron is one of them. He has achieved success, starting from an average class background, and today he is one of the best-known actors with a massive fan following. His determination, focused attitude, patience, and learning new things are essential to his success story. We wish him all the best for his brighter future.