Zac Efron Net Worth
Who is Zac Efron
Zac Efron is a singer and Actor from the United States. His real name is Zachary David Alexander Efron. He was born on October 18, 1987 at San Luis Obispo, California. His father David Efron is an Electrical engineer and works in a power company. His mother Starla Baskett works as a Secretary. Though the family is of Jewish ancestry, they did not practice religion at home. Zac credits his father for his decision to consider Acting as a career.
He went to the Arroyo Grande High School. He started taking part in theatrical productions there when he was barely 11 years old. He took singing classes at the same time. He attended the University of Southern California but could not complete his graduation. He also went to a Community college called Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts.
Efron started off with guest roles on TV series like ER, The Guardian and Firefly. He also worked in some television movies like Miracle run.
His breakthrough came got a role in Disney Channel’s popular High School Musical. The “Breaking free” single which Zac sang with co-star Vanessa Hudgins rose from #86 position to the #4 in Bill boards charts within two weeks. This was a new Billboard record for the fastest rising sing in the history of Billboard.
Four other songs from this series also featured on the Billboard charts.
The sequels of this Disney series increased his popularity manifold. He received a MTV award for his work in High School Musical 3.
His other assignments on TV were Summer Land(16 episodes), Running Wild with Bear Grylls, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Robot Chicken, CSI: Miami, Entourage, The Replacements, NCIS, Heist and Saturday Night Live (2 episodes)
Zac also appeared in many films like Hairspray – musical, Miracle Run, The Derby Stallion, 17 Again, Me and Orson Welles Charlie St.Cloud, New Year’s Eve, The Lorax, The Lucky one, The Paper Boy, The Awkward Moment, Neighbors, Neighbors 2: Sorority Raising and Baywatch. Zac went on to receive various nominations and awards for some of the above movies.
The Beach Bum and Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile are two movies in the Post Production stage and will be released soon.
Life History of Zac Efron
Efron met and dated Vanessa Hudgins in 2005 when both were working for High School Musical. They split in 2010.
Efron started dating Model cum entrepreneur Sami Miro in 2014. They broke up in April 2016.
Efron has had problems with alcohol and substance abuse. He has overcome these problems since June 2013. He has been through a jaw surgery.
Zac’s became popular after appearing in High School Musical and its two sequels.
Awards and Recognition
Zac Efron received the MTV Movie Award under the category Best Male Performance and Best Kiss for his work in High School Musical 3: Senior Years.
In 2010 he received the Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ choice Award for Cutest couple which he shared with Vanessa Hudgins. He won the Brave Otto award for Best TV Star Male in the same year
In 2017 he was the “Choice Comedy Movie” Actor presented at Teen choice Awards.
Net worth of Zac Efron
Zac Efron is a prominent US Actor and singer. His net worth from his acting and singing assignments is $24 million.