With the massive success of the Disney Channel original movie High School Musical , which was directed by Kenny Ortega and released in , the off-screen relationship between co-stars Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron became one of the highest-profile celebrity romances in all of Hollywood. The High School Musical franchise propelled the careers of nearly everyone involved. As Gabriella and Troy find themselves auditioning to be part of the musical that their high school is preparing for, they also find love, on and off-screen. It may sound too good to be true, but the truth is that Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens actually met for the first time ever in , while auditioning for High School Musical. According to Zac , he was dropped off by his mother at the audition and, as he walked in, he found that there were at least 40 other male actors auditioning for the role of Troy Bolton. In the audition room, Zac and all of the other boys were asked to dance, sing, and run through lines.
Vanessa Hudgens Just Opened Up About Her 5-Year Relationship With Zac Efron
As his 30th birthday edged into view, Zac Efron was ready to get serious—ideally with a woman adept at being her authentic self. Despite more than a handful of relationships in his periphery, "I didn't think much about settling down until recently," he admitted to Cosmopolitan in I'm realizing that you have to find your own happiness before you can make somebody else happy. Having experienced a healthy mix of relationships both longterm hello, Zanessa!
If Zac Efron has been your celebrity crush since High School Musical premiered in , you might be slightly devastated to know that the actor is rumored to be off the market these days. While nothing has been confirmed yet, many suspect that Zac is currently dating Olympic swimmer Sarah Bro. According to a source from E!