Zac Efron Net Worth
Zac Efron is an American actor and singer. Zac has approximately $25 million in net worth. Zac rose to the heights of fame as a child actor playing an unforgettable role in High School Musical and High School Musical 2. He has since featured in a number of film and television roles.
Zachary David Alexander Efron was born on October 18th, 1987 in California. Zac was brought up with his brother in Arroyo Grande. His name Efron is quite deceptive as it points to a Jewish root as he was raised in a predominantly agnostic home.
He began featuring in his High school musical productions. Zac took part in theatre companies outside of school taking singing lessons alongside him. Knowing the immense talents Zac was blessed with, she recommended Zac to an agent in Los Angeles. He failed to attend University even though he gained admission.
Zac opened his career with minor roles in various TV shows including ER, Firefly and The Guardian. He booked his first recurring role in 2004 in the show “Summerland” assuming a more central role on the show in 2005. His film debut “Miracle Run” got him nominated for a Young Artist Award.
The year 2006 was a major milestone for Zac, it saw the release of High School Musical. High School Musical is considered by a lot of fans as his best film putting Zac comfortably on the radar of Hollywood. He became a huge sensation among teen audiences. His first film on DVD got to the status of the fastest-selling TV film at the time.
Hairspray in the 2007s was another very successful musical. It got very impressive box office numbers. Zac reprised his role in High School Musical 2 in 2007, and also in 2008 with High School Musical 3: Senior Year to the delight of Disney fans.
Zac sought to rebrand himself away from his reputation as a child actor. His first in the direction was Me and Orson Welles which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008. Zac’s next film, Charlie St. Cloud in 2010 which became a huge box office success notwithstanding the negative reviews it got.
He joined the cast of Liberal Arts, a 2012 independent film that got positive reviews. Neighbors released in 2014 paved the way for Zac to take up more mature role in the future -exactly what he sought to do with rebranding. He appeared in films such as We Are Your Friends as well as Dirty Grandpa in 2016.
Zac’s romantic affair with his High School Musical costar, Vanessa Hudgens caused a frenzy. The love affair lasted between 2005 to 2010. Zac started dating Sami Miro (a model) in 2014. By the year 2016, the relationship has also come to an end.