17 Celebrities Who Escaped The “Child Star” Stereotype
Zac Efron became a teen heartthrob in the early 2000s when he starred in the ICONIC High School Musical movie franchise. He had the dance moves, abs, and floppy fringe of every prepubescent girl’s dreams and nobody really thought he’d be anything more than just our beloved basketball player turned singer Troy Bolton. Fast forward a decade and Zac is a multinational star and a top-tier celeb. He’s been in hit movies Neighbors, Baywatch, The Greatest Showman and, most recently, the terrifying Ted Bundy flick Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. Whoever thought our little jock could make the big bucks on Hollywood? We never doubted you, Zacky.
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