Career: Zac shot to fame playing Troy Bolton in the 1996 film High School Musical. He fast became a teen heartthrob and reprised his role in High School Musical 2 and High School Musical 3: Senior Year. He has since appeared in the films Me and Orson Welles and Charlie St. Cloud.
Relationships: He dated his High School Musical co-star Vanessa Hudgens from 2007 to 2010.
FYI: Simon Cowell offered him a record deal but he turned it down because he wanted to concentrate on his acting career.