Zac Efron Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Net Worth, Albums

Zac Efron Biography

Zachary David Alexander Efron is known as an American Actor. In addition, he started acting professionally in the early 2000s and also rose to prominence as a teen idol for his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy. Through this time, he as well starred in the musical film Hairspray and the comedy film 17 Again.

How old is Zac Efron? – Age

Efron is 36 years old as of 2024. He was born on 18 October 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, where he also grew up.

How tall is Zac Efron? – Height

The Actor stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall.

Zac Efron Mother, Father – Family

Efron was born and raised in Arroyo Grande, California. His father, David Efron, is known as an electrical engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, and his mother, Starla Baskett, who is an administrative assistant who also serves at Diablo Canyon

Efron as well has a younger brother, Dylan, and also a younger paternal half-sister, Olivia, and had, as he has described, a (normal childhood) in a middle-class family. Besides, his surname originates from Hebrew. Likewise, his paternal grandfather is Jewish. Though he grew up agnostically and did not practice religion as a child.

Zac Efron Education

Efron went to and graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 2006 and was later accepted into the University of Southern California but did not enroll. In addition, he went to Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, a theatre company operating out of Allan Hancock College, where he performed in 2000 and 2001.

Is Zac Efron Married? – Wife

Efron is currently not married. However, his last known relationship was with Australian model Vanessa Valladares who is from New South Wales. Vanessa served at Byron Bay’s General Store and Café as a waitress when she met Zac. Later, the duo reportedly ended their connection in April 2021.

Zac Efron photo
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Zac Efron Career

Efron started acting in the early 2000s with guest roles on many television series such as Firefly, ER, and The Guardian. In 2004, he started appearing as a recurring character in the first season of the WB series Summerland. Likewise, for the show’s second season, which aired in 2005, he became promoted to the main cast. In addition, he appeared in some films, such as the Lifetime television film Miracle Run (2004), for which he received a Young Artist Award nomination for his performance as one of two autistic twins.

In addition, his career reached a turning point with the teen musical television film High School Musical (2006), which aired on the Disney Channel in January 2006. Likewise, the film, which has been described as a modern adaptation of Romeo and also Juliet, saw him playing the male lead Troy Bolton, a high school basketball player who feels conflicted when he as well finds himself interested in participating in the school musical together with Gabriella Montez

However, his recordings of the film’s songs were not involved in the final cut, and the majority of his parts were sung by Drew Seeley; the Troy Bolton role had as well been intended for a tenor prior to Efron’s casting and he was a baritone. Likewise, in his subsequent musical films, Efron did his own singing.

Health issues

Efron sought treatment in early 2013 after struggling together with alcoholism and also substance abuse. Furthermore, he has been sober since June 2013. Efron had to have his jaw wired shut after breaking it in a fall at home in November 2013. Likewise, he revealed in 2022 that he almost died through this incident, and that it became responsible for his facial swelling, clearly in a viral 2021 video for Bill Nye’s Earth Day Musical.

Zac Efron Net Worth

Efron was as well on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2008 at number 92, with estimated total earnings of $5.8 million from June 2007 to June 2008. Additionally in April 2009, his personal wealth equaled about $10 million. Later in May 2015, his net worth was $18 million.


  • Mike O’Donnell
  • Charlie St. Cloud
  • New Year’s Eve
  • At Any Price
  • Liberal Arts
  • The Lorax
  • The Lucky One
  • The Paperboy
  • Parkland
  • Neighbors
  • We Are Your Friends
  • Dirty Grandpa
  • Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
  • Baywatch
  • The Beach Bum Flicker
  • Scoob! Fred Jones (voice)
  • Save Ralph
  • Gold
  • Firestarter
  • The Greatest Beer Run Ever
  • The Iron Claw Kevin Von Erich
  • Ricky Stanicky


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