Their Full Relationship Timeline – Hollywood Life

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  • Each Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron are recognized for his or her time on the hit Disney movie franchise Excessive Faculty Musical.
  • Vanessa is at present in a relationship with MLB participant Cole Tucker, nevertheless, Zac is reportedly single.
  • Zac was beforehand linked to Australian mannequin Vanessa Valladares, whereas Vanessa dated Elvis actor Austin Butler for 9 years.
  • The Hollywood heartthrob stars within the 2022 Apple TV+ film, The Best Beer Run Ever, alongside Russell Crowe.

Imagine it or not, it has been over a decade because the candy days of Troy and Gabriella – or Zac Efron, 35, and Vanessa Hudgens, 33. The previous Disney actors starred within the hit film franchise Excessive Faculty Musical collectively from 2006 till the ultimate movie in 2008. For about 5 years Vanessa and the Baywatch actor had been Hollywood’s “it couple”, however sadly they weren’t all on this collectively for lengthy. Under is an entire timeline of their relationship from their Disney days to at present!

Zac Efron & Vanessa Hudgens met on the set of ‘Excessive Faculty Musical’ in 2006. (Moviestore/Shutterstock)

Zac & Vanessa Meet

When Zac was simply 18 years previous he met a then 17-year-old Vanessa whereas auditioning for the position of Troy Bolton. It was not lengthy till the teenager icons had been fully cherished up and being watched by everybody. When recalling the primary time he met the tick, tick…BOOM! star, Zac remembered that the connection was instantaneous. “For the entire accomplice issues, me and Vanessa at all times acquired paired up,” he instructed PEOPLE in 2007. “I used to be like, ‘They’re not attempting us with different folks.’ For some cause we stored sticking round [for callbacks]. I don’t know what it was with Vanessa, however we type of clicked from the very starting.”

Even Vanessa remembers the early days of their relationship the identical method, as she instructed The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast about it in 2019. “We created a bond proper from the beginning. We had been like, ‘We’re doing this, it’s us or nothing,’” she stated. By 2007, the brunette magnificence had casted Zac to play her onscreen boyfriend in her well-known “Say OK” music video. Throughout that point they had been additionally going sturdy selling the discharge of HSM all around the world.

Engagement Rumors

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Vanessa Hudgens & Zac Efron break up by December 2010. (Matt Baron/BEI/Shutterstock)

By Aug. 2007, Zac and his main girl had been each sporting matching silver rings on their proper index fingers. However when Rolling Stone requested the good-looking actor about it, he performed it coy. “That is only a ring from a good friend that I acquired,” Zac stated on the time. “It’s a feminine good friend, however I can’t say who,” he added, “as a result of then it will be chat-room pandemonium and teen-magazine hysteria.”

Later in Jul. 2009, Vanessa shutdown engagement rumors and set the file straight about her objectives. “I feel [marriage and starting a family] is nice however I’m so targeted on my profession proper now that it doesn’t actually cross my thoughts,” she instructed PEOPLE. Simply earlier than the duo attended their remaining occasion collectively in Aug. 2010, Zac instructed Particulars about his ideas on being single. “Yeah, everybody tells me that. I feel lots of guys would take pleasure in that. However I’m not likely like that … I rack my mind pondering, ‘Why am I not on the market enjoying the sector?’ One among my buddies was like, ‘You haven’t any thought what’s happening proper now.’ … But it surely’s not in my coronary heart,” he stated.

Their Breakup

Each teen’s nightmare got here true when Vanessa and her beau formally broke up in Dec. 2010. By this level the starlet was 22 years previous and Zac was about 23 years previous. The main points of their breakup was not publicly disclosed however a supply instructed PEOPLE that “They’re one hundred pc nonetheless good pals.” Nonetheless, a number of months post-split the Spring Breakers star revealed that being lengthy distance performed a task of their breakup. “Lengthy-distance relationships are laborious it doesn’t matter what. Once you don’t have face-to-face time, it’s simply totally different. Having an iPhone helped, nevertheless it simply wasn’t the identical,” she stated.

Put up-Cut up

Following their 2010 breakup, the duo misplaced contact with one another for a number of years. However in 2019, when talking to The Hollywood Reporter, Vanessa shared that she had a number of gratitude for the romance of her youth. “I couldn’t have been extra grateful to have that relationship on the time … It was this huge phenomenon and [all] eyes had been on me. And it’s only a actually bizarre international factor to undergo, and by being in a relationship, it type of stored me stabilized and grounded, and I had somebody to lean on who was going by way of it as effectively,” she stated.

Since her time with Zac, Vanessa then moved on so far The Carrie Diaries actor Austin Butler, 31, from 2011 till their break up in 2020. Now she is totally enamored with skilled baseball participant Cole Tucker, 26. Zac was linked to a number of Hollywood ladies together with Emily In Paris star Lily Collins, Sami Miro, and his Baywatch costar Alexandra Daddario. Most not too long ago he dated Australian mannequin Vanessa Valladares, from Sept. 2020 till their break up in April 2021. He’s now single and not likely on the lookout for somebody, he instructed Males’s Well being in Sept. 2022. “I do know that in all probability once I meet the precise individual, it’s going to be once I least count on it,” Zac stated.