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The Richest 'High School Musical' Cast Members Ranked (No.1's Net Worth Beats No. 2 by Millions!)

No Disney Channel Original Movie had the masses soaring and flying in quite the same way as High School Musical.

Released in 2006, the original movie starred the likes of Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale at the very start of their careers. It was the sort of smash hit that launched a mega-successful franchise and that had a positive impact on their net worth.

After working their way through classic bops like “We’re All In This Together,” the group got together for two more movies. High School Musical 3: Senior Year even got a theatrical release.

The franchise even inspired a Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, starring the likes of Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett.

Alongside Zac, Vanessa and Ashley, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman and Lucas Grabeel made up the main group of the original High School Musical franchise. Many of them have gone on to do big things over the years since they left high school behind.

We gathered the six main stars and ranked them from lowest to highest based on their estimated net worth.

Click through to see which High School Musical cast member bopped their way to the top of the list…

Zac Efron Recalls 'Very Uncomfortable' Moment Filming 'Iron Claw' (It Didn't Involve His Skimpy Wardrobe or Wrestling Scenes)

Zac Efron wore some of his skimpiest costumes to date and learned wrestling moves for his new movie Iron Claw. However, he handled both aspects of the project with grace.

On the other hand, the 36-year-old actor recently admitted that another element of the movie made him “very uncomfortable.”

What was worse than the costume? Here’s a hint: It involved his breakout movie High School Musical.

Read more about Zac Efron’s super uncomfortable Iron Claw moment…More Here! »

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Jeremy Allen White Talks The Bear's New Season & the Role That Got Away, Makes Surprising Revelation About 'High School Musical'

Jeremy Allen White shared a shocking revelation about costar Zac Efron‘s High School Musical movies during an interview on the Just For Variety podcast.

The 32-year-old actor shares the screen with Zac in their new movie Iron Claw, where they play professional wrestlers. However, he still hasn’t seen his pal in action in his breakout role. Jeremy revealed what it would take for that to change.

During the conversation, Jeremy also teased some details about the upcoming season of his hit show The Bear and spoke candidly about a role that he auditioned for but did not land.

He even teased a hobby that he loved well before he decided to pursue acting, which still inspires him today.

Scroll through the slideshow for the biggest takeaways from Jeremy Allen White’s interview…

Joshua Bassett Becomes First Time Emmy Winner For 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series' Song 'Finally Free'

Joshua Bassett is now an Emmy award-winning songwriter!

The 22-year-old entertainer picked up his first major award win for Outstanding Original Song for a Children’s or Young Teen Program for his song “Finally Free” at the 2023 Children’s and Family Emmy Awards on Saturday night (December 16).

Along with Joshua, his co-writers Doug Rockwell and Tova joined him on stage to accept the award at the ceremony.

“First, I want to [say] thank you so much to Disney for betting on us. I want to [say] thank you to Tim Federle for believing in us when no one else did. I want to [say] thank you to my family for cheering me on from the sidelines. To Doug and Tova, for being such beautiful hearts and such a safe space to write this song. To Jesus Christ for saving my life,” Joshua said in his acceptance speech.

“I also want to say, while it’s an honor to receive an award for a song called ‘Finally Free,’ we live in a world where not everyone is free. We must fight for the oppressed and speak out for the voices until finally, we can all be free. So thank you very much,” he added.

The following night, on Sunday (December 17), Joshua‘s co-star Dara Renee and the show’s creator Tim Federle hit the carpet at night two of the 2023 Children’s and Family Emmy Awards.

Congratulations to Joshua Bassett on his Emmy win!!

Browse through the gallery to see more photos of Joshua Bassett, Dara Renee and more at the Children’s and Family Emmy Awards…

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Zac Efron Reflects on Matthew Perry's Death, Getting Into Shape for 'Iron Claw' & Advice For His Younger Self, Reveals 3 Actors He's In Regular Contact With

Zac Efron opened up in a confessional new interview.

The 36-year-old Iron Claw actor sat down for a conversation with Variety. During it, he touched on a range of topics.

He spoke about the loss of Friends icon, Matthew Perry, who he shared the screen with in 17 Again. Zac also revealed that he is in regular contact with three fellow actors, and the list was a little surprising.

On the topic of Iron Claw, the movie star spoke candidly about transforming his body to play a professional wrestler. He also explained how his process was different after the dramatic and “stupid” process of toning up for his movie Baywatch.

Zac even shared some advice that he wishes he could give his younger self. What would he tell the star who became a household name after High School Musical took off?

Scroll through the slideshow for the biggest takeaways from Zac Efron’s interview…

Stanley Simons Sang a 'High School Musical' Song to Zac Efron While Filming 'The Iron Claw'

Zac Efron‘s Iron Claw costar Stanley Simons is opening up about some funny moments on set.

The actor grew up watching High School Musical and playfully referenced the iconic Disney franchise while filming his new movie with Zac.

While speaking with People at the world premiere of The Iron Claw, Stanley revealed which HSM song he sang to Zac and how the 17 Again star reacted.

Keep reading to find out whathe said…More Here! »

Vanessa Hudgens Has a 'High School Musical' Reunion With Monique Coleman & Olesya Rulin!

Vanessa Hudgens is bringing on all the nostalgia!

The 34-year-old star shared a series of photos from the launch of her pineapple Caliwater Cactus Water over the weekend, and she gave the High School Musical fans a real treat while doing so.

“Such an incredible launch for pineapple @caliwater with my bestie and partner @olivertrevena 🍍 thank you @thegeorgian for hosting us and all of my amazing friends that turned up to support 💛💛” she captioned the post.

The photo set included a shot of Vanessa posing with her HSM co-stars, Monique Coleman and Olesya Rulin!

Keep reading to find out more…More Here! »

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