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American Actor Zac Efron's Career History & Awards; His Overall Net Worth And Properties

Blueprince Mon Aug, 2018
American Actor Zac Efron's Career History & Awards; His Overall Net Worth And Properties

Zachary David Alexander Efron, or Zac Efron, is an American actor and singer who is well known for his lead role in the High School Musical franchise, which eventually paved his way to other big-screen Hollywood films.

Since the start of his career, Zac has acted in several movies which have earned him a number of awards, and helped him accumulate an impressive net worth and also add a couple of properties to his name.

Zac Efron Net Worth: $18 million

The American actor Zac has an estimated net worth of $18 million as of 2018. Forbes magazine listed Zac at 92 in Forbes 100 celebrity list with his earning of around $5.8 million between June 2007 and June 2008. Another review stated that by 2009, he had his personal net worth about $10 million.

Salary And Earnings At Present and Past

Zac received a salary of around $100,000 for Hairspray, and $3,000,000 for High School Musical 3: Senior Year. Zac Efron's 2009 movie 17 Again paid him $1,000,000 as salary which has all added up to his overall net worth.


In 2008, Zac brought a House in Hollywood Hills West at a market price of $2,350,000. The house was later sold by the actor at a price of  $2.775 million in 2013.

CAPTION: Zac's new home, part of his net worth
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Efron then purchased another property worth $3.995 million, just five miles away from his previous residence. The house is 5,644 square feet and accommodates 5 bedrooms and bathrooms and has an indoor gym, spa and swimming pool.

Zac Efron career 

Early career

Zac started acting in the year 2000, with mostly guest role on TV sitcoms like Firefly, The Guardian, and ER. He then appeared in the first season of Summerland(2004), a web series by Warner Bros and was promoted as the main cast in the second season in 2005. During that time, he also featured in a few TV films namely the Miracle Run.

High School Musical

Efron reached the pinnacle of his career when he was cast for the High School Musical which premiered in January 2006 on the Disney channel.

In the film, Zac plays the role of the lead character Troy Bolton, a high school basketball player who falls in love with Gabriella Montez played by Vanessa Hudgens.

CAPTION: High School Musical
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The film also features other stars like Corbin BleuAshley Tisdale, and Lucas Grabeel. The film's soundtrack was certified quadruple platinum by RIAA and is one of the best-selling albums of 2006 in the U.S.

Zac reprised the role again in the High School Musical 2 which was premiered in August 2007 and again in 2008 in High School Musical 3: Senior Year.

Later Years of His Career

After his success in High School Musical, he appeared in a couple of other big films like Hairspray, a 2007 comedy film where he played Link Larkin and then in 17 Again, with Matthew Perry in the year 2009.

CAPTION: Zac and Seth Rogen
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He has also acted in a drama titled Me and Orson Welles that premiered in September 2008 and Charlie St.Cloud in 2010.

In 2012, he appeared in Liberal Arts, The Lucky One, and The Paperboy alongside Nicole Kidman, who is married to Keith Urban, and Matthew McConaughey. All these films proved to be successful that further added a good sum to his net worth.

CAPTION: Zac Efron, Priyanka Chopra and Dwayne Johnson in Baywatch
SOURCE: indianexpress

Zac then made a major appearance in his 2014 film Neighbors and in its sequel, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, where he played alongside Seth Rogen and Chloë Grace Moretz in the latter.

Then in January 2016, he acted alongside Robert De Niro, husband of Grace Hightower, in the film Dirty Grandpa. His recent major movies include Baywatch, featuring Dwayne Johnson, Priyanka Chopra, and many other big stars.

He has also been featured in The Greatest Showman, opposite to Hugh Jackman.

Awards And Nominations

Apart from owning a huge net worth, Zac is also the recipient of several awards and nominations. Since 2003, the actor has acted in several hit films which have also earned him a couple of awards and nominations. 

Year Award Category Work Result
2010 Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards Cutest Couple (with Vanessa Hudgens) High School Musical         WON
2010 Bravo Otto Best TV Star – Male         N/A         WON
2017 Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedy Movie Actor Baywatch         WON

Zac has also been nominated for the category of Worst Actor in the Golden Raspberry Awards for Baywatch which thankfully he didn't win.