Actor and singer who rose to fame for playing Troy Bolton in High School Musical and won a Bravo Otto Award in 2010 for Best Male TV Star. He has also played roles in the movies Hairspray, Baywatch, Neighbors, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, and The Lucky One.
He was known as the class clown in elementary school, but became upset if he got less than an A on his exams.
He voiced the lead character Ted in the 2012 animated film The Lorax.
He dated actress and co-star Vanessa Hudgens for three years, but the relationship ended in December 2010. He began a relationship with Sami Miro in 2014. His father worked as an engineer for a power plant, where Zac's mother worked as a secretary.
He starred alongside Matthew Perry in 17 Again.