Zachary David Alexander Efron, also known as, Zac Efron is an American actor and singer who came into limelight for his role as Troy Bolton in the Disney franchise, High School Musical which broadcasted in the period between 2006 and 2008. Till date, the actor has appeared in more than ten movies.
Zac was born on October 18, 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California, U.S. The meaning of his name ‘Zachary’ is the remembrance of the lord(god) and, similarly, ‘David’ means beloved.
The American actor is the son of David Efron, an electrical engineer, and Starla Baskett, a secretary at the same nuclear power station as that of David. The couple met each other during their work at the station. As for sibling, he has a brother, Dylan Efron.
The family name is derived from Biblical place name and a Jewish surname, so the actor describes himself as a Jewish. He belongs to American nationality and his birth sign is Libra.
The Efron family migrated to Arroyo, California during the childhood of Zac. He was not good in his studies during childhood and was called a class clown. Nevertheless, his father saw the acting potential in his son and encouraged when Zac was eleven.
At the same time, a piano teacher saw the talent in the American actor and heartened him to go for stage performance at Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts. He began appearing in the theatre The Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville and started to take singing lessons.
Following that, Zac played in various shows like, Gypsy, The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up, Peter Pan, The Music Man and Little Shop of Horror. His drama teacher saw his performance and recommended to an agent in Los Angeles and then received a contract from the Creative Artist Agency.
As for his education, the American actor completed his high school from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006. For his higher education, he got admission at the University of Southern California however did not study.
The American actor was in a relationship with a few people. In 2007, during the shooting of High School Musical, he was in a relationship with his co-star Vanessa Hudgens. The pair dated for more than five years until they parted their ways in December 2010.
In February 2012, he had a relationship with an English-American actress, model, and writer, Lily Collins. The couple was in an affair for a few months and broke up in June. Again, the pair started seeing each other in October of the following year and parted in December of 2013.
Zac then had a romantic relationship with American Actress Michelle Rodriguez in 2014, similarly, they broke up in the same year.
Later, he began dating model and entrepreneur Sami Miró since September 2014. They were in a romantic relationship for more than one and half year and broke up in April 2016.
In 2018, there were rumors that Zac and his co-star in Baywatch Alexandra Daddario were seeing each other, however, the relationship is not officially confirmed.
Moreover, there is a recent rumor of spotting the American actor with Olympic swimmer Sarah Bro at a UFC fight in Las Vegas. According to E! News, they were having a great time and smiling and laughing at each other.
In early 2013, Efron had the habit of heavy drinking and substance abuse, fortunately, he sobered up by June 2013 and is active since then.
Zac suffered jawline wound after falling nastily on the floor at the house and had to stitch in November 2013.
As of June 2019, Zac Efron is single and has not involved in any kinds of relationship.
The American actor had been no legal issue however, he had a combat with a homeless person in Skid Row. There was no arrest as it viewed as a mutual fight.
As of June 2019, it is estimated that Zac has amassed the incredible amount of $24 million similar to stars Markiplier and Len Cariou. With a 17-years-long career till today, he has earnings for living a luxurious life and he is at the peak of his career and has much time to earn more.
Efron ranked #92 on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2008, with estimated earnings of $5.8 million from June 2007 to June 2008. His personal assets back in April 2009, was about $10 million while in May 2015, Efron's net worth increased to $18 million.
As for his cars, he has a red Audi A5 that costs between @44,200 and $74,200. Likewise, he also owns a grey Audi S6 which has a starting price of $71,900.
Speaking of his house, Efron has a mansion worth $2.8 million located in Los Angeles, California. As a millionaire, he is living his life to the full.
The American actor made a debut as the role of Simon Tam on Joss Whedon‘s Firefly in 2002. He then appeared in the show like ER and The Guardian.
Similarly, in 2004, he got to play in the first season of Summerland as a recurring role. Due to his talent, he was the main cast in the second season which broadcasted in 2005. He appeared in the movie Miracle Run in 2004 which got him nominated in ‘Young Artist Award’.
The turning point of his career appeared when he signed a contract with Disney for the musical movie High School Musical in 2006 and played the role of Troy Bolton. The movie later released two sequels.
He worked as an actor for other movies such as Hairspray(2007), 17 Again(2009), Me and Orson Welles(2009), Charlie St. Cloud(2010), New Year’s Eve(2011), Liberal Arts(2012) and The Paperboy(2012).
Moreover, he lent his voice to a character in an animated movie The Lorax in 2012. The recent successful movies Zac played is Baywatch alongside Dwayne Johnson in 2017. The last movie he starred as a serial killer in Netflix’s movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile which aired on May 3, 2019.
Besides acting, he also started his YouTube channel and gained more than 700k subscribers. He mainly uploads about daily activities and challenges he participated in.
Zac is an American actor who came into limelight for his role as Troy Bolton in the Disney franchise, High School Musical. He is also a singer.
Zac is currently unmarried.
As of June 2019, he has an estimated amount of $24 million.
He stands at a height of 5ft 8 inches.