Hollywood heartthrob! Zac Efron and his toned physique have turned heads for many years from High School Musical to The Beach Bum.
Efron has grown up in entrance of the digicam, incomes his teen dream standing along with his breakout position as Cameron Bale on Summerland in 2004 and following it up with Troy Bolton in 2006’s HSM.
He has since advanced into an motion star and massive field workplace identify — and his buff physique has adopted him each step of the means.
“I can’t explain to you what it’s like to be a heartthrob, [because] I don’t think I am a heartthrob,” the New Year’s Eve star advised CBS Sunday Morning correspondent Tracy Smith in April 2012. “I hate [that word]. I hate it. It follows you around, but you don’t deserve it. It’s like, ‘Why?’ It’s just me. I’m just Zac.”
Efron’s energetic life-style, which entails adventures round the world, is a part of the cause he’s so match. He has skilled for various roles in the previous and survived the wilderness with Bear Grylls attributable to his work ethic.
“When I’m very careful about my fitness and have a goal in mind, it keeps me motivated and balanced,” he advised Men’s Journal in June 2016. “I wake up earlier. I don’t feel the need to be out — that kills your day, your hobbies, and your motivation.”
The 17 Again star, who has been sober since 2013, joked that “if the zombie apocalypse happened right now, I’d definitely be able to defend myself.”
The Greatest Showman actor’s bodily transformation turned obvious in roles corresponding to Neighbors, Baywatch and That Awkward Moment.
Baywatch costar Alexandra Daddario revealed in April 2017 that she “wasn’t prepared” when she touched Efron’s abs for the first time.
“It was like an animalistic shock went through me. I don’t know. He’s, like, not human,” she advised Entertainment Tonight at the time. “He’s like something Michelangelo carved. I’ve never seen a man that looks like him. It’s incredible.”
Despite getting consideration for his look in the 2017 lifeguard movie, Efron revealed that he was “too big” and it was unnatural.
“For guys, that’s unrealistic. I’m telling you,” the Dirty Grandpa actor advised Ellen DeGeneres in April 2019, when his Madame Tussauds wax determine impressed by his film look. “I got very big and buff for that movie, but I don’t want people to think that’s the best way to be. Like, be your size. I don’t want to glamorize this.”
Scroll all the way down to see Efron’s buff physique all through the years.