Zac Efron has a net worth of $18 million. Efron is an actor, dancer, and singer. He was born with the name Zachary David Alexander Efron on October 18, 1987 in California, and has one brother. His parents worked in a power plant, and his dad is the one who pushed him to pursue acting. Even though Efron is a Hebrew name, he actually identifies more as an agnostic, claiming that he was never religious. In school, Efron did not like to get B's, it would upset him, he preferred A's, and yet he would also pull pranks on people.
Zac Efron Net Worth - $18 Million
Birth Name - Zachary David Alexander Efron
Date of birth - October 18, 1987
Zodiac Sign - Libra
Birth Place - San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 5' 8"
Profession - Voice Actor, Singer
He started acting at a young age at a theater that helped him gain some acting ability, and took singing lessons; he would do several productions with the theater, and did work in a conservatory, before moving on to TV roles. He would date "High School Musical" co-star Vanessa Hudgens for three years. Efron's teacher would later recommend that he get an agent to try and pursue a professional career in acting. Efron almost went to the University of Southern California, but decided to focus on making movies.
After making some small appearances on several TV shows and a movie for Lifetime, he landed a role on the Disney Channel TV movie, "High School Musical" that would make him a household name overnight. He also appeared in a short lived series that aired on the WB called "Summerland". He would go on to appear in all three movies in the franchise; the first two did so well, that the third one got a theatrical release.
Acting is where the bulk of Efron's net worth comes from. He would go on to appear in many more movies that range in genre from comedy to musical to drama; but would not do anymore singing in his movies. He appeared in the movie adaptation of "Hairspray", "The Lucky One" a movie based off a Nicholas Sparks novel,"That Awkward Moment", the Seth Rogen comedy "Neighbors", "The Paperboy", "The Lorax", "Charlie St. Cloud", and "Me and Orson Welles".
The contract, that his drama teacher helped him get, he signed with Creative Artist's Agency significantly helped his net worth grow as well.
His and Vanessa Hudgen's single "Breaking Free" broke a Billboard record; it is the fastest rising single jumping all the way to #4 from #86 in only fourteen days. At one point, he had four other singles on the Billboard chart from those movies. Two were duets with Hudgens, and the other two were songs he sang by himself. It was estimated that from 2007 to 2008, he made $5.8 million; Forbes ranked him 92 on their list of wealthy celebrities for the year.
He, and Hudgens, won the Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards for cutest couple, and has won the Best TV Star-Male which was given to him by Brave Otto. Hudgens and he both won an MTV movie award for Best Kiss in the final "High School Musical" movie. Efron has also been nominated for three other awards.