Zac Efron always stood out among others because of his success as a teen star. He started acting and singing from teenage where he became popular for his acting in the Disney movie “High School Musical” which became a huge hit and popular among teens. He also became popular and successful with other movies like “17 again”, “The Lucky One”, etc. It is unbelievable to see how he transformed from a Disney teen heartthrob to a mainstream Hollywood actor. Let’s find out how much is Zac Efron’s net worth in 2018.
Zac Efron Early Life
Born as Zachary David Alexander Efron, on 18 October 1987, to David Efron and Starla Baskett, he was a bright student at the school. He started working in theatre production because of his father’s influence when he was 11 years old which resulted in him performing in “The Great American Melodrama” and “Vaudeville”. He went on to perform in shows like “Gypsy”, “Little Shop of Horrors”, “Peter Pan” and “The Music Man”. He was signed to the Creative Artist Agency when his drama teacher noticed his acting skills and recommended him to agents. He attended Arroyo Grande High School and then attended the University of Southern California but he swayed from his course to initiate a path in a film career. He then later attended “Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts”. In 2005, Efron started dating his “High School Musical” star Vanessa Hudgens but they ended their relationship in 2010. In 2018, Efron is rumoured to date his “Greatest Showman” actress Rebecca Ferguson.
Zac Efron Career, Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Efron got noticed when he appeared in many television series like ‘ER’, ‘Firefly’ and ‘The Guardian’ but he got a lot of critical acclaims and appreciation for his television movie ‘Miracle One’. He became a permanent cast member of the show “Summerland” after he made several guest experiences on the show. He further acted in the movie “The Derby Stallion” and also appeared in the music video ‘Sick Inside’ which showed that there was progress in his career. In 2006, he became famous and successful among teenagers because of his big breakthrough in the Disney movie ‘High School Musical’ where the songs from the movie were also a huge hit.
He went on to appear in movies, music videos, episodes like ‘Punk’d’, ‘Say OK’, ‘Hairspray’ and ‘High School Musical 2’. In 2008, he acted in ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year’ and also played the lead role in the movie ‘Me and Orson Welles’. In 2009, Efron acted in the comedy-drama film ’17 Again’ and then acted in ‘Charlie St. Cloud’ in 2010. He went on to do many successful movies like ‘Are We Officially Dating?’, ‘At Any Price’, ‘New Year’s Eve’, ‘Liberal Arts’, ‘The Lucky One’, ‘Parkland’, ‘Townies’, etc. He also starred in the 2017 music drama ‘The Greatest Showman’.
Awards & Achievements
Efron won many awards and nominations where he won the ‘Critics Choice Award’ for the movie ‘Hairspray’ and also won the ‘MTV Movie Award’ for the same role in the movie which was considered his Best Breakthrough Performance. He won the ‘MTV Movie Award’ and ‘Teen Choice Award’ for the Disney movie ‘High School Musical 3: Senior Year’, which was in the category of ‘Best Male Performance’. He also further won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ for the movies ‘The Lucky One’ and ‘The Paperboy’, in 2013.
Net Worth of Zac Efron
Efron has an estimated net worth of $27 million. His net worth mostly comes from his commercials, movies, music videos, etc where the movie ‘That Awkward Moment’ made $2.5 million, ’17 Again’ made $1 million, ‘The Lucky One’ made $4 million and he was paid $5 million for the movie ‘Neighbours’.
Zac Efron remains to be the sexiest Hollywood actor till date and, in 2011, was named as the 5th Sexiest Man in Glamour’s List of the “50 Sexiest Men”. His role as ‘Troy Bolton’ in the Disney movie ‘High School Musical’ is remembered till date which made him a sweetheart among teenagers. He was also named by People’s Magazine as one of the “Most Beautiful” in 2011.