Zac Efron

Inside story of how Zac Efron ditched Hollywood to make Australia his ‘forever’ home

PHOTO: He’s a local! Earlier this week, Zac revealed he was camping in the South Australian outback in a $140,000 Lotus caravan. He looked like a true blue Aussie in an Akubra hat while posing in front of his motorhom

Zac Efron has been living Down Under for a year – and it looks likely the Hollywood star is here to stay.

After arriving in March for a holiday and to escape the Covid pandemic in the U.S, where 451,000 have died, it appears the High School Musical star, 33, has decided to make his move permanent.

He’s following in the footsteps of Chris Hemsworth, who relocated from Las Angeles to Australia in 2014 – but there’s a big difference between the two. While the Thor star is a born and raised Aussie, Zac grew up in California, which may have a reputation for being laid-back, but is definitely not as friendly and safe as Australia.

And from shooting Stan Original movie Gold to falling in love with a Byron Bay waitress and buying land in New South Wales, the stars seems to be aligning for Zac calling Australia home.

Meeting girlfriend Vanessa Valladares

He's a local now! Zac Efron has been living Down Under for a year, and it looks like he's here to stay. Pictured with his girlfriend Vanessa Valladares, a waitress from Byron Bay

He’s a local now! Zac Efron has been living Down Under for a year, and it looks like he’s here to stay. Pictured with his girlfriend Vanessa Valladares, a waitress from Byron Bay

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