All of us remember Zac Efron from a “High School Musical”. Today, Zac Efron is trying to work up in Hollywood and became one of its most prominent actors. We can surely say that he is doing a proper job at the moment. He was cast in several hits in recent years. We are witnessing his transformation from a child actor into a proper Hollywood actor. We will present you with more information about him.
Zac Efron was born on the eighteen of October 1978 as a Zachary David Alexander Efron in a small town in California called San Luis Obispo. He was born in a usual middle-class family. His parents worked in a power plant station. He had a good, calm childhood, without too much turmoil and problems. When he was eleven years old, his father advised him to go to an acting class.
Also, he had piano classes, and his piano teacher helped him try his luck in a theater, acting in performances Peter Pan and Gipsy. Over time, the passion for acting grew within young Zachary, and soon, he was noticed by one talent agent from Los Angeles. After he graduated from Arroyo Grande in 2006, he started going to the University of South California. However, he postponed it, because he was too busy with his first projects.
His debut was on “Firefly”, TV show released in 2002. In 2004, he was cast in a TV show called Summerland. Of course, in 2006 he appeared in High School Musical, and this movie is a landmark in his career. He was introduced to a wider audience, because the movie was very popular even outside the United States, and his fan base grew enormously.
— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) January 7, 2019
He became one of the most popular young actors. Of course, the girls from around the world dreamed about him, due to his beautiful looks. This will only help him in his future career. High School Musical became so popular, that the producers and studios decide to make another one. In 2007, the sequel was filmed and released, and it had even more success than the first movie.
The same year, he appeared in a movie called “Hairspray”. Next year, he was cast in a third High School Musical movie, and a comedy named “17 Again”. It is important to mention that all of these movies were Disney`s projects. Efron continued to work on Disney`s projects until 2012 when he decided that it is time to pursue a more serious career in acting.
After the departure from Disney, he was cast in several hit movies. He starred in “The Lucky One”, “The Awkward Moment”, “Neighbors”, and “Dirty Granpa”. In 2019, you will have a chance to see him in “The Greatest Showman” and “Baywatch”.
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— Zac Efron (@ZacEfron) November 20, 2018
His first role in High School Musical earned him $100km, and the third one $3 million. In 2008, he was listed on Forbes’s celebrity 100, after he made over $5.5 million in only one year. The role in “17 Again” made him $1 million, and raised his net worth of $10 million. As of January 2021, the net worth of Zac Efron is around $19 million. However, many believe that he is still far from the zenith of his career and that it will only improve over time.