10 Interesting Facts about Zac Efron

If you love to watch movie and are one of Zac Efron’s fans, then you must probably know these following facts about Zac Efron. Zac Efron is an American actor and singer. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s, and became know as a teen idol after his lead roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie “High School Musical”, the WB series “Summerland” and the 2007 film version of the Broadway musical “Hairspray”. Efron has since starred in the films “17 Again”, “Me and Orson Welles”, “Charlie St. Cloud”, “New Year’s Eve”, “The Lucky One” and “The Lorax” (voice). To get to know more about him, here are the other facts about Zac Efron you may like.

Facts about Zac Efron 1: Early Life

Efron was born in 1987, in San Luis Obispo, California and later moved to Arroyo Grande, California. His 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 plan

Facts about Zac Efron 2: Early Work

In 2002, Efron began to appear in guest roles on several television series, including “Firefly”. “ER” and “The Guardian”. He portrayed Cameron Bale on the now-cancelled WB series “Summerland”.

Facts about Zac Efron - Zac Efron

Facts about Zac Efron – Zac Efron

Facts about Zac Efron 3: Breakthrough

In 2006, Efron starred in the Disney Channel original movie “High School Musical” as Troy Bolton, a popular student and captain of the basketball team. The film, which he initially made with “low expectations”,helped Efron gain recognition among teenage audiences as both an actor and a singer, even though his singing voice was overdubbed.

Facts about Zac Efron 4: 2007 Activities

On April 7, 2007, Efron appeared in an episode of “Punk’d”. Efron also starred in the music video for Vanessa Hudgens’s single “Say OK”, in which he played her love interest. The video aired on March 16, 2007 on the Disney Channel. That year, he was named one of “People” magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People in 2007.

Facts about Zac Efron - High School Musical

Facts about Zac Efron – High School Musical

Facts about Zac Efron 5: Roles

At various points, Efron’s potential projects included the title role in the live-action adaptation of the “Jonny Quest” cartoons, “This Is Where I Love You”, an adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s comic novel, “Einstein Theory”, an adaptation of “Fire”, by Image Comics, and the American remake of Swedish crime film “Easy Money”.

Facts about Zac Efron 6: Favorite Sports

His favorite sports include golf, skiing, rock climbing, snowboarding, and surfing, the latter, which he recently added after spending days on the beach of Summerland.

Facts about Zac Efron - Zac Efron in 2007

Facts about Zac Efron – Zac Efron in 2007

Facts about Zac Efron 7: Magazine’s Cover Boy

Zac Efron has been on the cover of every major American teen girl magazine. He has been on the covers of BOP, Tigerbeat, M, Popstar, AstroGirl, J-14, Quizfest, Teen Dream, Twist, TV Guide, Cosmo Girl, and many more.

Facts about Zac Efron 8: Earning

Efron was on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 2008 as number 92, with estimated earnings of $5.8 million from June 2007 to June 2008. As of April 5, 2009, his personal wealth equaled about $10 million.

Facts about Zac Efron - Family

Facts about Zac Efron – Family

Facts about Zac Efron 9: Singing

Efron’s singing talents were disputed when it was revealed that Drew Seeley’s voice was blended with his on the soundtrack of “High School Musical”. An August 23, 2007 interview in Rolling Stone magazine revealed that he had been cast in High School Musical after the songs were written, and the songs (written for a tenor) were somewhat out of his baritone vocal range.

Facts about Zac Efron 10: 2011 Activities

Efron was second on Peoples’ss 2011 Most Beautiful list. The same year, he also appeared in three independent films: he played leading roles in “The Paperboy”, alongside Nicole Kidman and John Cusack, and “At Any Price”, with Dennis Quaid, and had a supporting part in director Josh Radnor’s “Liberal Arts”.

Facts about Zac Efron - With Vanessa Hudgens

Facts about Zac Efron – With Vanessa Hudgens

Those following facts about Zac Efron will probably make you admire him more. Besides being good on acting, Efron is also good on singing. After his success on High School Musical, he became really famous and let’s say “rich”. Hope these Zac Efron facts would be interesting and useful for you to read.

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