During this time, he also starred in the musical film Hairspray (2007) and the comedy film 17 Again (2009).
He has since appeared in the films New Year's Eve (2011), The Lucky One (2012), Neighbors (2014), Dirty Grandpa (2016), Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016), Baywatch (2017) and The Greatest Showman (2017).
The film, which also starred Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, Corbin Bleu, and Monique Coleman in pivotal roles, became a major success and helped Efron gain recognition among teenage audiences.
He also attended Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, a community college located in Santa Maria, California, which provided him with the opportunity to perform as a "young player" during the years of 20.
A source said: ‘Everyone is buzzing that Zac Efron and Alexandra Daddario are secretly seeing each other and have been doing so for months.
‘ We’ll have to see if their rumoured chemistry is evident when Baywatch hits screens on May 29 – with Zac starring as Matt Brody, a disgraced former Olympian who is taken under the wing of Dwayne Johnson’s Mitch Buchannon, a role previously played by David Hasselhoff.
While they met on set of the successful franchise, the After being linked to a string of beautiful celebrities, Efron and his new girlfriend went public with their relationship in 2014.
Zac Efron dated model and entrepreneur, Sami Miro from September 2014 to April 2016.