Who is Dylan Efron?
Nicholas Dylan Harrison Efron was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 6 February 1992, in San Luis Obispo, California USA; he holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is mixed, as he’s of Ashkenazi Jewish, Scottish, English and German descent. He’s worked as a producer and additional crew member on several projects, however, he is perhaps known best as the younger brother of the famous actor, Zac Efron.
Early life and education
Dylan was raised alongside his brother Zac by their parents in San Luis Obispo; their father David Leslie Efron was working at the power station as an electrical engineer, and their mother Starla June Baskett Efron was working as a secretary at the same power station.
Dylan attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2010, he enrolled at the California Polytechnic State University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, in 2013.
Dylan and his brother Zac have a special bond; they’re very close, so it isn’t surprising that they worked together on the short documentary TV mini-series “Down to Earth with Zac Efron”, which is a show about Zac’s travels around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien; Dylan was a producer of this series, and was nominated for Daytime Emmy award Outstanding Travel, Adventure, and Nature Program. He was also a producer of the documentary drama “By Hand”, about twin brothers who without any support, prone paddle 2,200 miles from Alaska to Mexico.
As an additional crew member, he worked as a physical production co-ordinator and as an assistant for movies such as “Unforgettable”, “Jersey Boys”, “A Star is Born”, “Ready Player One”, “The Accountant”, “American Sniper”, and “Live by Night”.
Love life and relationships
Dylan was dating Stella Hudgens, who is a sister of Vanesa Hudgens, an ex-girlfriend of his brother Zac, however, this love story between Dylan and Stella didn’t last long, and they broke-up after a year of dating, just as a ‘more famous’ couple, Vanesa and Zac.
There were various rumors about Dylan’s love life, especially when he started to visit parties and nightclubs with his brother. It’s widely known that he’s now in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend Courtney King.
Hobbies and other interests
It seems that Dylan decided to leave his economics degree behind, and start a new career; he is quite consumed by uploading videos onto his self-titled YouTube channel, which he launched on 18 February 2019, and has gained over 20,000 followers.
He’s into traveling, and his videos mostly feature exciting things and interesting facts about places that he’s visited. These include several US states, European countries such as Malta and Croatia, as well as Mexico and Australia. the list isn’t over, as he still travels and shares his experiences with his followers. His favorite travel destination (for now) is Supai, Arizona which is a small Indian village only accessible by foot, horseback, or helicopter.
Talking about his followers, it is worth mentioning the number of his Instagram followers which counts almost 760,000; he represents himself on his account as a creator, athlete, and fan of the outdoors, which is quite visible through his 387 posts on his account.
The posts mostly feature him diving, fishing, playing volleyball or basketball, riding a motorcycle, surfing, climbing mountains and big rocks on sea coasts – it seems that this fearless guy always has some new adventure in mind.
He is an animal lover, and has a pet dog which he found on the street and brought home; you can see him in the Australian wilderness petting a Tasmanian devil, and kissing a kangaroo.
Dylan is into sports – in 2013 he was competing in motorsports and swimming events, and occasionally can be seen in the marathons – the most recent ones in which he participated were in Chicago and Boston.
He works out five to six days per week at the gym, and if he’s on the road, he runs for miles, to keep in shape.
Age, height, and net worth
Dylan is 29 years old, he has short brown hair and blue eyes, weighs around 170lbs (78kgs), and is 6ft (1.82m) tall.
As of November 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.
Who is Zac Efron?
Zachary David Alexander ‘Zac’ Efron was born under the zodiac sign of Libra on 18 October 1987, in San Luis Obispo. He’s a producer, singer, and an actor with 65 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Troy Bolton in the trilogy “High School Musical”.
Zac is also known for his roles in the movies such as “Hairspray”, “The Lucky One”, “Neighbors”, “Dirty Grandpa”, among many others.
He attended Arroyo Grande High School, and upon matriculating in 2006 was accepted into the University of Southern California, however, he didn’t enroll. He attended a two-year acting program at the community college, Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, in Santa Maria, California.
Zac started his acting career as a supporting actor in television series such as “Firefly”, “ER”, “The Guardian”, and “CSI: Miami”, before he was cast to play Cameron Bale in “Summerland”, followed by roles in several TV movies.
In the following years, thanks to his role in “High School Musical”, Zac became popular amongst teenagers; he was cast to play Mike O’Donnell in “17 Again” starring alongside Leslie Mann and Matthew Perry, followed by roles in other movies which brought him 38 award nominations and 34 wins. His most recent role was in the movie “Dubai Presents: A Five-Star Mission”, and he’s two movies – “Gold” and “Firestarter” – which are in post-production, and should be released in 2022.
Although Zac was in rehab for drug and alcohol addiction in 2013, this hasn’t affected his career, as he’s still one of the most popular and well-paid actors, which confirms his net worth now estimated at $18 million, as of November 2021.