Zac Efron also known by his full name Zachary David Alexander Efron is an 34 years old American actor & singer better known for his appearance in multiple Hollywood movies & Tv series.
American actor started his career in the film industry when he was just 15 years old in 2002 and due to his wide interest in music, he successfully stepped into music industry in 2006 with multiple hit songs written and sung by himself.
Among many multiple Hollywood movies, some of the best movies & Tv series of Zac Efron are Firestarter (2022), The Greatest showman (2017), 17 Again (2007).
In this article you will find out everything about American actor, singer Zac Efron – Age, Height, Movies, Biography, Net Worth, Early & professional life, Career, Girlfriend.
Zac Efron Bio
|Zachary David Alexander Efron
|Actor + Singer
|Date of Birth
|18 October 1987
|34 years old as of 2022
|San Luis Obispo, California, United States
|California, United States
|Arroyo Grande High School,
California, United States
|University Of Southern California, Los Angeles, California,
United States Pacific Conservatory Of The Performing Arts,
Santa Maria, California, United States
|$ 24 million
|Salary (per annum)
|Vanessa Hudgens (2005 – 2011),
Lily Collins (2012 – 2013),
Sami Miro (2014 – 2016)
Zac Efron is an American Actor and Singer, born on October 18th 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. His parents David Efron and Starla Baskett, supported him to reach his goal in his career.
He is from a middle class family, he has younger brother, Dylan, and a younger paternal half-sister, Olivi (they may have the same father but different mothers).
He is a famous American Actress and Singer. Hairspray” (2007) and “The Disaster Artist” (2017) currently stand as his highest-rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes.
Although he is mostly known for his work in comedies, Efron has dabbled in a variety of genres, from romantic dramas to frightening mystery films based on real-life people and events.
But not all of his films have been critical hits. He started is acting professionally in 2000s and well known for his lead role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008).
As we mentioned Zac was from a middle class family. Efron started his schooling in Paudling Middle School.
Then he got graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006. Later he graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006. He got offer in the University of Southern California but he did not officially registered.
Then 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.
Efron was born in San Luis Obispo, California. Later he moved to Arroyo Grande, California. His surname basically originated from a Northwest Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family which is called as Hebrew.
His father David Efron, is an electrical engineer at Diablo and mother Starla Baskett, is an administrative assistant who also works at Diablo Canyon.
He was leading a normal life with his younger brother Dylan and a younger paternal half-sister Olivia. Efron did not practice religion as a child however he was raised agnostically mean human reason is incapable of providing sufficient rational grounds to justify either the belief that God exists or the belief that God does not exist.
He himself described as Jewish, as his paternal grandfather is Jewish. He started his schooling in Paudling Middle School. Then graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006.
Then he got a chance to study in the University of Southern California but he did not register, the reason is unknown.
He also attended Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA), presenting and training professional residential theatre company, in 2001 and 2002, operating out of Allan Hancock College, a community college located in Santa Maria, California.
Zac Efron is reportedly single after ending things with his Australian girlfriend, Vanessa Valladares. The pair was initially spotted together in the summer of 2020, having met at a cafe in Byron Bay, Australian where Vanessa worked.
Efron began his acting career in television series, he had his first show in the early 2000s as a guest appearance in Firefly as Young Simon Tam, ER as Bobby Neville, Triple Play, The Guardian.
He flared up in 2004 in the first season of the WB series Summerland. Then for the next season of the same series he got the chance to act as a main character of the series which took in 2005.
He also starred in some films including the Lifetime television film Miracle Run (2004), for which he earned a Young Artist Award nomination for his performance as one of two autistic twins.
He casted in a television show called CSI: Miami (Crime Scene Investigation: Miami) is an American police procedural drama television series, in 2005 as Seth Dawson in the episode Pilot. Next he crowned an adequate success for the musical television film High School Musical (2006), which premiered on the Disney Channel in January 2006.
The film has been described as a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Efron took the role of playing the male lead Troy Bolton, a high school basketball player who feels conflicted when he finds himself interested in participating in the school musical with Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Hudgens), a girl from the scholastic decathlon team.
After this success he got many chances to perform in and made him famous and a most wanted Actor at that time. Later he performed in a television series called If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home Now as Cody.
He performed as a Pizza delivery guy in Heist in the episode pilot. NCIS is an American police procedural television series, where Efron acted as Daniel Austin role. In the same he acted he even acted in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody as Trevor.
Based on the 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, Hairspray film got released in 2007, where Efron took the role of Link Larkin, which was a musical comedy film.
The film became a major commercial and critical success upon its release in July 2007. Later that year, he was seen reprising his role of Troy Bolton in High School Musical 2 (2007), which aired on the Disney Channel in August 2007.
Again as Troy Bolton he reprised in High School Musical 3 in the year 2008. He also acted in the film Me and Orson Welles as Richard Samuels in 2008 itself, which was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008 and received a wide release in late 2009.
The film earned mostly positive reviews from critics. He starred as Mike O’Donnell in the film 17 Again. The film is about a 37-year-old man (Matthew Perry) who is transformed into his 17-year-old self (Efron) after a chance accident.
In 2009, the television series Entourage, he casted himself in the role in the episode: “Security Briefs”. The series which casted in the duration of 2009–2016 Robot Chicken Efron gave his voice to various roles in 5 episodes.
In 2019 for the series Human Discoveries he casted in the main series by giving voice to the role Gary. His next release was a supernatural romantic drama Charlie St. Cloud (2010), which gave the negative reviews from the critics because of its moderate success in the box office.
In 2011 he casted as Paul in New Year’s Eve, which received almost unanimously negative reviews from critics, but became a major success at the box office.
In 2012 he took the supporting role in Liberal Arts (2012), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2012 and received a limited release later that year.
He also casted in the films At Any Price, which premiered at the 2012 Venice International Film Festival. The Lorax, The Lucky one, based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks and The Paperboy.
In 2013 Parkland, which premiered at the 2013 Venice International Film Festival, Efron has acted as Dr. Charles James “Jim” Carrico. In 2014 he acted in the film Neighbors as Teddy Sanders and also in That Awkward Moment as Jason, he is also been as an Executive Producer for this film.
He was casted in We Are Your Friends in 2015 as Cole Carter. In 2017, he starred as Jason Kelly in Dirty Grandpa, Dave Stangle in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Teddy Sanders as Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Teddy Sanders.
Later in 2017, Efron starred in Baywatch, an action comedy film version of the television series of the same name, released in May. The film features Dwayne Johnson and Efron with an ensemble cast, including Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, Ilfenesh Hadera, and Priyanka Chopra.
Then in the same year Efron took the supporting role of Biographical films called The Disaster Artist, a comedy drama directed and starred by James Franco as Phillip, and The Greatest Showman.
Both were nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.
In 2019 Efron played a role of Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, which is an American biographical crime drama film about the life of serial killer Ted Bundy. A
lso he played a drug-addled libertine in the Harmony Korine film The Beach Bum. In 2020 he gave the voice over for the character Fred Jones for the film Scoob!. He also gave his voice over for a short film called Save Ralph in 2021, for the role Bobby.
In the same year he starred as Virgil in the film Gold. His recent films includes Firestarter Efron in the role of Andy McGee and The Greatest Beer Run Ever in the role John “Chickie” Donohue. His some of the music videos are, the album Who We Are, the title Sick Inside and the album V for the title Say Ok.
Height – 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 m)
Weight – 75 kg (165 lbs)
Skin tone – Light
Hair color – Light Brown
Eye color – Blue
Net Worth & Salary
Zac Efron was a famous American Actor and Singer. As we said he was from a normal middle class family.
His main source of income was his acting field, he has done so many films, television series and music videos as well. His estimated Net Worth is US$24 million.
Zac has won and nominated for so many awards for his hard work and dedication towards his career. In 2008 he was nominated for the film High School Musical 2, for the category Favourite International Personality or Actor in ASTRA Awards.
He won the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards as Best Acting Ensemble in 2008 for the movie Hairspray. In CinemaCon, 2016 he won the award for Comedy Star of the Year (shared with Anna Kendrick and Adam DeVine) for the movie Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.
In 2021, for Outstanding Daytime Program Host he won the Daytime Emmy Awards, for the movie Down to Earth with Zac Efron.
He also got nominated for the same award, for the category Outstanding Travel, Adventure and Nature Program, for the same film.
He was nominated for Gold Derby Awards in 2007 as Best Ensemble Cast for the film Hairspray. Zac also got nominated for Golden Raspberry Awards 2012 as Worst Screen Ensemble for the film New Year’s Eve.
For the same award in 2018 for the category, Worst Actor he got nominated for the film Baywatch. In 2007 for Hollywood Film Awards he got nominated for Ensemble Acting of the Year – Musical/Comedy for the film Hairspray.
He won so many awards and he was into so many nominations of MTV Movie Awards, in 2008 won Best Breakthrough Performance for the film Hairspray, In 2009 he won the award as Best Male Performance for the film High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
In the same year he got nominated for the same film as Best Kiss (shared with Vanessa Hudgens). For the film 17 Again, he got nominated in 2010 as Best Male Performance.
He also got nominated for the film Charlie St. Cloud in 2011 as Best Male Performance, He won for the film That Awkward Moment as Best Shirtless Performance in 2014, In 2015 he won for the film Neighbors as for the category Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Dave Franco) and Best Shirtless Performance and also nominated for the category Best Fight (shared with Seth Rogen) and Best Musical Moment (shared with Seth Rogen) for the movie Neighbors.
He was nominated for the Best Kiss (shared with Anna Kendrick) for the film Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates in 2017. Even he has won so many awards and nominated for the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
In 2007 he won as a Fave Movie Star for the movie Hairspray, and also he won for the same category for the movie 17 Again in 2009.
In 2010 he got nominated for the film 17 Again as Favourite Movie Actor. He won as the Best Actor for the movie High School Musical in 2007.
In Palm Springs International Film Festival 2008, he won the award for the film Hairspray as Best Ensemble Cast. He was into People’s Choice Awards as well.
Zac was nominated as Favorite Movie Star Under 35 in 2009 and he won the Same award in 2011. He won Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor in 2013 for the movie The Lucky One.
Zac was nominated as Favorite Dramatic Movie Actor for the film The Lucky One in 2013.
In 2015 he was nominated as Favorite Comedic Movie Actor for the film Neighbors, also nominated for the film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising as Favorite Comedic Movie Actor in 2017.
He was nominated for Saturn Awards, 2019 as Best Actor in Streaming Presentation for the film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.
He was also nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2008 as Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for the film Hairspray. Zac won the ShoWest Convention, in 2009 as Breakthrough Performer of the Year for High School Musical 3: Senior Year.
Zac also get into The Teen Choice Awards, which is an annual awards show that airs on the Fox television network.
In 2006, for the movie High School Musical, he won as Choice Breakout TV Star and as Choice TV Chemistry (shared with Vanessa Hudgens).
In 2007 he was awarded as Choice Male Hottie. Also, In 2008 he was nominated for the category Choice Male Hottie and Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male.
In 2009, he won the award for Choice Comedy Movie Actor for the film 17 Again and won for Choice Music/Dance Movie Actor for the film High School Musical 3: Senior Year and also for the category Choice Movie Rockstar Moment for the film 17 Again.
In the same year, he also got nominated for the category Choice Male Hottie and Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon and again for the film High School Musical 3: Senior Year he was nominated for Choice Movie Liplock (shared with Vanessa Hudgens).
Also, In 2010 he was nominated for the film Charlie St.Cloud for the role Choice Summer Movie Actor, he also nominated as Choice Male Hottie, Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male and Choice Smile. He won Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male in 2011.
In 2012 he won as Choice Drama Movie Actor and Choice Romance Movie Actor for the film The Lucky One and also nominated for the same film as Choice Movie Liplock (shared with Taylor Schilling).
Also for the film The Lorax he got nominated as Choice Movie Voice. In 2014 he was nominated again as Choice Male Hottie. In 2016 he won as Choice Comedy Movie Actor for the film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and for the same film he was nominated as Choice Movie Hissy Fit.
Also, In 2017 for the film Baywatch he won as Choice Comedy Movie Actor and also nominated as Choice MovieShip (shared with Dwayne Johnson) for the same film.
In 2018 he won for the film The Greatest Showman as Choice Drama Movie Actor, Choice MovieShip (shared with Zendaya), Choice Collaboration (shared with Zendaya for “Rewrite the Stars”) and also for the same film nominated as Choice Liplock (shared with Zendaya). He again nominated as Choice Male Hottie in 2018.
He was nominated for Young Artist Awards for the film Miracle Run as Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special – Supporting Young Actor, in 2005 and for the film High School Musical as Best Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actor in 2007.
Efron has also won some Young Hollywood Awards as well. In 2014, he was nominated for the film Neighbors as Best Threesome (shared with Dave Franco and Christopher Mintz-Plasse) and also nominated for the film The Awkward Moment as Best Threesome (shared with Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan).
It seems that Efron was plant-based and happy to talk about it. According to Glamour Magazine, ‘In recent years Zac Efron has become a vegan, even crediting his toned physique to his plant-based diet.