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The Untold Truth Of Zac Efron’s Brother – Dylan Efron

Dylan Efron

Who is Dylan Efron?

Nicholas Dylan Harrison Efron was born on 6 February 1992 under the sign of Aquarius, in San Luis Obispo, California USA, and is of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. He is a 28-year-old filmmaker and athlete, but probably best recognized for being the younger brother of famous actor Zac Efron. However, he’s also a social media sensation, known for running his official Instagram account on which he has amassed almost 600,000 followers, as well as his official Twitter account with over 26,000 followers.

How rich is he, as of now? Dylan Efron Net Worth

As of early 2020, Dylan Efron’s net worth is over $700,000, earned from his successful career in the film industry. He also increases his wealth through various sponsored posts he makes as a social media influencer.

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On the other hand, his famous brother Zac Efron has a total net worth of over $24 million.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Dylan Efron spent his early years in Arroyo Grande in California, raised alongside his elder brother Zac in a middle-class family by his father, David Leslie Efron, who is an electrical engineer, and his mother, Starla June Baskett Efron, who is a secretary. He is American by nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. He attended Arroyo Grande High School, and upon matriculation enrolled into California Polytechnic State University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Economics in 2014.

Career in Film Industry

Dylan Efron served as an assistant to producer Ravi Mehta for the 2015 comedy crime film “Get Hard”, directed by Etan Cohen.

In the following year, they worked on Dax Shepard’s buddy cop action comedy film “CHIPS”, and Denise Di Novi’s thriller drama film “Unforgettable”. Most recently, he worked in the same position on Bradley Cooper’s directing debut “A Star Is Born” (2018). Dylan also became a member of the board of the Mammoth Film Festival.

Social Media Star

Dylan Efron is also known as a social media star, reaching enormous popularity through social media platforms. He runs his official Instagram account under the username of ‘dylanefron’, on which he frequently shares his enthusiasm for a number of outdoor adventures and sport activities. He shares photos from various interesting destinations he has visited, such as Machu Picchu, Supai, Glacier National Park, etc.

Dylan is also involved in US marathons and swimming competitions. He runs his official account under the username ‘@DylanEfron’ on Twitter as well.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Dylan Efron is apparently a handsome man with great physique. He has short dark brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.82m), while he weighs around 170lbs (78kgs). His vital statistics are 41-30-35, is biceps size is 16ins. His shoe size is 12 (US).

Personal Life and Hobbies

Dylan Efron is quite secretive regarding his privacy. However, it is known that he became romantically involved in a relationship with Stella Hudgens in January 2018, the younger sister of popular actress Vanessa Hudgens. The couple dated for more than a year and eventually ended their relationship in May 2019.

Dylan is currently dating a girl named Courtney King. In his spare time, Dylan enjoys fly fishing. He is an animal lover, and has two Australian Shepherds named Puppy and Dreamer.

Who is His Brother? Zac Efron Short Wiki/Bio

Zachary David Alexander ‘Zac’ Efron was born on 18 October 1987 under the sign of Scorpio, in San Luis Obispo, California USA. He is a famous actor and singer, who started acting at the age of eleven. Zac attended Arroyo Grande High School, and while there performed in such school productions as “Peter Pan, Or the Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up”, “Gypsy”, “The Music Man”, and “Little Shop Of Horrors”; he also performed at The Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville Theater. Upon matriculation in 2006, he enrolled into the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California.

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He would later sign to the Creative Artists Agency, after he was recommended by his drama teacher.

Career Beginnings

Zac Efron made his television debut as young Simon in an episode of the Fox space western drama “Firefly” in 2002. After guest-starring as Bobby Neville in an episode of the NBC medical drama series “ER”, Zac made his film debut in the role of Stuart in the 2003 drama “Melinda’s World”, directed by David Baumgarten. It was followed by his portrayal of Stephen Morgan in the Lifetime drama film “Miracle Run” (2004), which earned him a Young Artist Award nomination. Between 2004 and 2005, Zac was cast as Cameron Bale in The WB drama series “Summerland”, and then played Patrick McCardle in Craig Clyde’s 2005 drama “The Derby Stallion”.

Rise to Fame and “High School Musical”

Zac came to prominence with the role of Troy Bolton in the made-for-television film “High School Musical”, which premiered on the Disney Channel in 2006, starring alongside such actors as Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel. The film was a commercial success, and Zac even sang on the film’s soundtrack, which received platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). He would later reprise the role in the sequels “High School Musical 2” (2007) and “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” (2008).

Other Successful Projects

Side by side with filming the “High School Musical” franchise, Zac Efron also played Link Larkin in Adam Shankman’s 2007 musical comedy film “Hairspray”, which is based on the Broadway musical of the same title.

In the following year, he landed the role of Richard Samuels in the 2008 period drama “Me And Orson Welles”, directed by Richard Linklater, after which he featured as Mike O’Donnell in the 2009 comedy “17 Again”, alongside Matthew Perry, and portrayed the title role in the 2010 supernatural romantic drama “Charlie St. Cloud”.

Box Office Star

In the next decade, Zac starred as Paul in the 2011 romantic comedy “New Year’s Eve”, directed by Garry Marshall, which became ta box office success despite receiving negative reviews from critics. In 2012, he did the voice over of Ted in the animated film “The Lorax”, followed by his portrayal of Logan in the commercially successful romantic drama film “The Lucky One”, based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel of the same title.

Thereafter, Zac played Dr. Charles ‘Jim’ Carrico in the 2013 historical drama “Parkland”, directed by Peter Landesman, and featured as Jason in the 2014 romantic comedy “That Awkward Moment”, written and directed by Tom Gormican; he was also an executive producer for the latter. During the same year, Zac was cast as Teddy Sanders in the adult comedy “Neighbors”, along with Seth Rogen. He would later reprise the role in its sequel, entitled “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” (2016), which was followed by his portrayal of Jason Kelly in the adult comedy “Dirty Grandpa”, starring next to Robert De Niro.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2017, Zac starred as Matt Brody in the commercially successful action comedy film “Baywatch”, alongside Dwayne Johnson and Alexandra Daddario.

During the same year, he played Dan / ‘Chris-R’ in the biographical comedy-drama “The Disaster Artist”, directed by James Franco, and featured as Phillip Carlyle in Michael Gracey’s musical biographical drama “The Greatest Showman”, next to Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson.

In 2019, he landed the role of Ted Bundy and produced the crime thriller “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil And Vile”, followed by his portrayal of Flicker in the stoner comedy “The Beach Bum”, opposite Matthew McConaughey. During the same year, Zac provided the voice to Gary in the Facebook Watch’s animated show “Human Discoveries”. Most recently, it’s been announced that he will lend his voice to Fred Jones in Tony Cervone’s upcoming animated film “Scoob!”, and that he will featured as Ari Furman in the comedy-drama “King Of The Jungle”.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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