Zac Efron

Zac Efron Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 29, 2024

Date of Birth

18 / October / 1987


37 Years


Actor, Singer

Zachary David Alexander “Zac” Efron, known as Zac Efron, was born on October 18, 1987. Renowned for his acting and singing talents, Zac rose to prominence with his role as Troy Bolton in Disney’s “High School Musical” series.

Zac Efron Height, Age, Girlfriend, Biography, & More

His charismatic performances and musical talent made him a teen idol. Efron transitioned to more mature roles in films such as “17 Again” (2009), “The Lucky One” (2012), and “Neighbors” (2014), showcasing his versatility as an actor. With a successful career in both film and television, Zac Efron remains a prominent figure in Hollywood.

Early Life

He was born Zachary David Alexander Efron on October 18, 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California, was raised in Arroyo Grande. His father, David Efron, is an electrical engineer, and his mother, Starla Baskett, is a former secretary. Zac developed an interest in acting at a young age and participated in school plays and community theater. Encouraged by his parents, he pursued his passion for performance, eventually leading him to study at the University of Southern California.


He attended Arroyo Grande High School and later enrolled at the University of Southern California, where he completed his graduation.


He was born on October 18, 1987, making him 37 years old. He hails from San Luis Obispo, California, and his zodiac sign is Libra; he holds American nationality.

Physical Stats

Zac Efron stands at approximately 5′ 8″ (173 cm) tall. He has blue eyes and light brown hair.

Wife and Girlfriends

He is unmarried. He has had relationships with Vanessa Hudgens, Lily Collins, Michelle Rodriguez, and Sami Miro.


He family includes his father David Efron, mother Starla Baskett, and brother Dylan Efron. He identifies as agnostic.

Zac Efron with his  Mother Starla Baskett

Zac Efron with his Mother Starla Baskett

Zac Efron with his Brother Dylan Efron

Zac Efron with his Brother Dylan Efron

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Lily Collins

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Lily Collins

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Michelle Rodriguez

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Michelle Rodriguez

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Sami Miro

Zac Efron with his Girlfriend Sami Miro


Zac Efron began his career with guest roles in TV series such as “Firefly” and “ER.” He gained widespread recognition as Troy Bolton in Disney Channel’s “High School Musical” series, which catapulted him to teen idol status. Efron transitioned to mainstream cinema with roles in movies like “17 Again,” “Hairspray,” and “The Lucky One.” His performances in comedies like “Neighbors” and dramatic roles in films such as “The Greatest Showman” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” showcased his versatility as an actor.

Filmography List

Year Role Title
2021 Bobby (voice) Save Ralph
2020 Fred Jones (voice) Scoob!
2015 Cole Carter We Are Your Friends
2011 Paul New Year’s Eve
2010 Charlie St. Cloud Charlie St. Cloud
2009 Mike O’Donnell 17 Again
2007 Link Larkin Hairspray
2005 Patrick McCardle The Derby Stallion
2003 Stuart Wasser Melinda’s World
2022 Virgil Gold
Andy McGee Firestarter
John “Chickie” Donohue The Greatest Beer Run Ever
2023 Kevin Von Erich The Iron Claw
2024 Dean Ricky Stanicky
Chris Cole A Family Affair †


Year(s) Role(s) Title
2002 Young Simon Tam Firefly
2003 Pete Laemke The Big Wide World of Carl Laemke
Bobby Neville ER
2004–2005 Cameron Bale Summerland
2005 Seth Dawson CSI: Miami
2007 Troy Bolton High School Musical 2
2009 Himself Entourage
2009–2016 Various roles (voice) Robot Chicken
2019 Gary (voice) Human Discoveries
2020–2022 Himself Down to Earth with Zac Efron</p>

Music videos

Performer(s) Year Title
Vanessa Hudgens 2007 “Say OK”
Hope Partlow 2005 “Sick Inside”

Net Worth

Zac Efron has a net worth of approximately $20 million.

Favourite Things

TV Programs Rocko’s Modern Life (1993-1996), Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003-), American Idol (2002-), The Wiggles (2001-)
Place San Francisco, California
People Liza Minnelli (Fashion Idol),

Kobe Bryant, Jessica Alba, Johnny Depp

Movie The Goonies (1985)
Foods Orange Chicken, Sushi, Wheat Thins, Exotic Foods
Color Blue
Band The Wallflowers

Some Lesser Known Facts About Zac Efron</h3>

  • Zac’s father encouraged him to start a career in acting when he was 11 years old.
  • Zac’s father David Efron is an electrical engineer at a power station, and his mother, Starla Baskett, is a secretary who worked at the same power plant.
  • Zac will appear in upcoming Baywatch movie with great muscles power, nowadays he is flaunting his body.
  • Zac told himself as a clown when he was in school.
  • In May 2024, his name was featured on the “Blockout 2024 list” for his alleged silence on the situation in Gaza. Blockout 2024 is a movement on social media, where users are asked to block/unfollow celebrities who have remained silent on Israel’s attacks on Gaza.
  • In Hebrew, his surname “Efron” means lark (bird). His last name is Ashkenazi Jewish.
  • He is a great fan of the Baseball team, San Francisco Giants.
  • He appeared on no. 92 in Forbes Celebrity 100 List in 2008, with estimated earnings of $5.8 million.
  • Efron sought treatment in early 2013 after struggling with alcoholism and substance abuse. He has been sober since June 2013.
  • Does he smoke?: Yes</li>
  • Does Zac Efron drink alcohol?: Yes

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Body Measurements Not Known
Birth Place San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
Children N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Light Brown
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: David Efron, Mother: Starla Baskett
Profession Actor, Singer
Siblings Brother: Dylan Efron
Spous N/A
Zodiac Sign Libra


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