- Full Name: Zachary David Alexander Efron
- Born: 10/18/1987
- Place of Birth: San Luis Obispo, California
- Occupation: Actor
- Marital Status: Single
Zac Efron Net Worth History
Zac Efron began his profession acting career as a teen. He had starring roles in the hit Disney movies High School Musical, High School Musical 2, and High School Musical 3. He also starred in the television series Summerland and had prominent roles in a number of successful films, including 17 Again, Charlie St. Cloud, and The Lucky One.
About Zac Efron
Efron was born in 1987 to parents David Efron and Starla Baskett. Throughout his time in school, he was a good students, receiving nearly straight A’s, and was also the class clown. At the young age of eleven, he was encouraged to begin acting by his father. After receiving this encouragement, he performed in a variety of high school plays and at the local theater group. One of his directors recommended him to an agent in Los Angeles.
Efron got his start in the professional acting world when he appeared as a guest on a variety of television series, such as ER and The Guardian. Summerland was the first time that Efron received a role of playing a regular character. He started appearing as a regular character during the second season of this show. Since acting for Summerland, Efron has had guest appearances in several other shows, such as CSI: Miami and The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.
Despite his success in appearing in television series, it was not until his role in High School Musical that Efron received much attention for his work in the acting industry. Together with the cast of the film, Efron traveled to multiple countries to promote the movie. After High School Musical was released in 2006, Efron released several songs and became popular among teenagers as a gifted singer. Following the success of this first movie, Efron later played the role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3. Despite his recurring work with this series, Efron was not able to perform on the High School Musical Live tour with the rest of the cast due to his work on other film projects.
Since his successful role in High School Musical, Efron has starred in several movies. He starred in Hairspray, The Lucky One, 17 Again, and many others. Efron has had much success in a variety of theatrical genres, including comedy, romance, and drama.
In 2005, it was rumored that Efron was dating High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens. The two separated in December 2010. After their split, it was reported that they had actually started dating in 2007; regardless, it was verified that they were involved in a long-term relationship with each other, which ended at the end of 2010.
It has been rumored that Efron has wasted much of his wealth by living a reckless lifestyle. This rumor seemed to have been confirmed when he entered therapy in 2013 for help in dealing with an alcohol and substance abuse problem. Since entering therapy, Efron has not had any more problems with these addictions.