|Zac Efron Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||October 18, 1987|
Zac Efron is an American actor, voiceover artist, singer, and producer who rose to fame in the late 2000s with his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy. He has also been cast in roles like Matt Brody in Baywatch, Dan Janjigian/Chris-R in The Disaster Artist, Cole Carter in We Are Your Friends, Link Larkin in Hairspray, Phillip Carlyle in The Greatest Showman, Cameron Bale in Summerland, Trevor in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Mike O’Donnell in 17 Again, Jack Jansen in The Paperboy, Nat in Liberal Arts, Richard Samuels in Me and Orson Welles, and Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.
Zachary David Alexander Efron
San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Zac completed her schooling at Arroyo Grande High School in 2006. He, then, went to the University of Southern California for some time. But, then decided to pursue an acting career. Zac also attended the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Santa Maria, California to get acting training.
Actor, Singer, Voiceover Artist, Producer
- Father – David Efron (Electrical Engineer at a power station)
- Mother – Starla Baskett (Secretary at the same power plant)
- Siblings – Dylan Efron (Younger Brother)
- Others – Harold Efron (Paternal Grandfather), Dorothy Rhe Karcher (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Harold Baskett (Maternal Grandfather), June Helene Glidden (Maternal Grandmother)
Zac Efron has been represented by Viewpoint, Inc., Public Relations Agency, Beverly Hills, California, United States.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Zac Efron has dated –
- Vanessa Hudgens (2005-2010) – Vanessa and Zac performed in the High School Musical series. Their relationship went from ON-screen to OFF-screen as well, which started in September 2005. They dated for over 5 years until December 2010. They had a safe bonding without any drama or cheating scandal.
- Nikki Blonsky (2007) – Zac was rumored to be dating his Hairspray co-star Nikki Blonsky in 2007. The couple even shared a kiss during a talk show.
- Lindsay Lohan (2011) – In 2011, he had an encounter with actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and television personality Lindsay Lohan.
- Lily Collins (Feb 2012 – June 2012; October 2013-December 2013) – American actress, Lily Collins dated Zac Efron for a short period of time until June 2012. Despite his best efforts to dodge from the media, he was believed to be together with Lily. The relationship soon saw an end in mid-2012. But, again in October 2013, the duo were seen holding hands, when going to a movie. They finally separated at the end of 2013.
- Maika Monroe (2012) – While working in the 2012 movie At Any Price, actors Zac and Maika Monroe developed a warm relationship that went off-screen as well in 2012.
- Alexandria Storm (2012) – It is RUMORed that he had a fling with Alexandria Storm in July 2012.
- Halston Sage (2014) – Nearing April-May 2014, the actors were RUMORed to be dating each other.
- Michelle Rodriguez (2014) – From June 2014 to August 2014, actors Zac and Michelle Rodriguez dated each other.
- Sami Miro (2014-2016) – In September 2014, Zac started dating Sami Carter-Oberstone (better known as Sami Miro). It was confirmed by US Magazine. She is not an actress but a professional model, who was working at Demand Media Studios when they started dating in September 2014. The couple separated in April 2016.
- Alexandra Daddario (2017) – From May to August 2017, actors Alexandra Daddario and Zac were rumored to be dating each other after they appeared in the 2017 action comedy film Baywatch.
- Mel B (2017) – Zac and English singer, songwriter, rapper, television personality, and actress Mel B were RUMORed to have hooked up in 2017.
- Sarah Bro (2019) – In March 2019, Zac was romantically linked with Olympic swimmer, Sarah Bro.
- Vanessa Valladares (2020-2021) – In 2020, he started dating the Australian model, Vanessa Valladares. After romancing together for 10 months, they had separated by the summer of 2021 which was confirmed in April 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Zac Efron is of Ashkenazi Jewish (grandfather), English, German, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and Belgian/Flemish descent.
- His brown hair and blue eyes
Zac had signed an endorsement deal with the Philippine clothing brand, Penshoppe in 2012.
In January 2022, Zac was featured in the “Life, Gig-ified” campaign for AT&T.
He is agnostic.
Best Known For
His films done in 2006, 2007, and 2008 year after year. This movie was the “High School Musical” series. He portrayed the role of Troy Bolton and achieved a number of awards for this movie.
Zac Efron has contributed to soundtracks in his own films. He has not released an album, though. Efron’s contribution is in the 2007 film “Hairspray”, and the 2006-2008 film series “High School Musical”. Zac was also nominated for the High School Musical 3 for the “Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Album – Soundtrack” award.
2003 film Melinda’s World for his role as Stuart Wasser. This movie is Zac’s first one, which is based on a novel written by Marianne Kennedy.
As a voiceover artist, he made his theatrical film debut by providing vocals to the character of Ted Wiggins, an idealistic 12-year-old boy, in the 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film, The Lorax, in 2012.
First TV Show
2002 Space Western TV series Firefly. He played the role of Young Simon Tam in only 1 episode titled “Safe”. This show consisted of just 1 season with 14 episodes.
He has also done other TV shows as well. But, it is just 1 or 2 episodes (guest appearance).
In November 2006, he made his TV show debut as a voice actor by voicing the character named Davey Hunkerhoff in the action-adventure fantasy comedy series, The Replacements.
Zac Efron uses the services of the personal trainer Ramona Braganza. She has made a 321 method for her clients, according to which they can effectively workout while in a different location during filming. This method focuses on the core, circuit training, and cardio workouts. So, they can even follow her schedule even if there is no gym nearby.
Zac does weight training, which includes the exercises like – Squats (for legs), Bench Press (for chest), Pull-ups and chin-ups (for back and the arms), cable rows and bent over rows to develop the back muscles, bicep curls, tricep curls, and crunches (for abs).
For circuit training, he does squats, dips, push-ups, weighted lunges, crunches to work on the back, shoulder, back, triceps, and chest muscles.
Zac Efron Favorite Things
- Food – Orange Chicken, Sushi, Wheat Thins, Exotic Foods
- TV Programs – Rocko’s Modern Life (1993-1996), Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003-), American Idol (2002-), The Wiggles (2001-)
- Band – The Wallflowers
- Movie – The Goonies (1985)
- People – Liza Minnelli (Fashion Idol), Kobe Bryant, Jessica Alba, Johnny Depp
- Songs – Anything But Country
- Books – Busting Vegas (by Ben Mezrich), Robinson Crusoe (by Daniel Defoe)
- Place – San Francisco, California
- Color – Blue
Zac Efron Facts
- Zac had/has many pets – Australian Shepherd (Dog – Dreamer), Australian Shepherd (Dog – Puppy from 2007-2008), Siamese cat (Cat – Simon)
- His father, David Efron is an Electrical Engineer.
- Zac’s father encouraged him to start a career in acting when he was 11 years old.
- Efron told that he was a class clown.
- He is a great fan of the Baseball team, the San Francisco Giants.
- He had his appendix removed on January 15, 2008.
- In Hebrew, his surname “Efron” means lark (bird). His last name is Ashkenazi Jewish.
- He is a fan of comic books – Dragonball Z, Naruto, Bleach, Manga.
- He appeared on no. 92 in Forbes Celebrity 100 List in 2008, with estimated earnings of $5.8 million.
- He considers Johnny Depp as his acting idol.
- He can juggle.
- He went to rehab for cocaine abuse in April 2013.
- He has a tattoo of 2 feathers on his right bicep.
- In September 2020, it was reported that he was planning to permanently shift to Australia and was looking for a house.
- In December 2020, he had listed his Los Angeles-based 5,644 square feet house for $5.9 million. However, after being in the market for 127 days, he had changed the price to $5.575 million. In May 2021, he sold the property for $5.3 million.
- He won his first Emmy award in July 2021 which was in the category – Outstanding Daytime Program Host for Netflix series Down To Earth with Zac Efron.
- Zac uploaded his first video to TikTok in August 2021. In his first TikTok video, he was seen dancing alongside Jessica Alba.
- Zac suffers from agoraphobia. It is an anxiety disorder which involves the fear of going into crowded spaces.
- In September 2022, it was revealed that Zac had shattered his jaw in the past. The incident reportedly occurred after he was running in his house with socks on and fell, and hit his chin against a granite fountain. Later, Zac revealed that he had almost died due to the incident.