Who Is Zac Efron's New Flame Vanessa Valladares? 5 Fast Facts

eet [Zac Efron's] New Flame [Vanessa Valladares] — 5 Fast Facts About The Aspiring Model
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Sep. 10 2020, Published 9:49 p.m. ET

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Love Down Under, indeed! Zac Efron, 32, has found a new hideaway (and a new boo!) in Australia.

Since spending more time in Australia during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Baywatch star has reportedly been linked to aspiring model and waitress Vanessa Valladares.


The two were spotted in Lennox Head, Australia, on Saturday, September 5. The 17 Again actor and the brunette beauty enjoyed each other's company at a local cafe.

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The day before, the two were spotted holding hands after a visit to The Farm, a trendy restaurant in Byron Bay, according to photos obtained by the Daily Mail.

The new couple met at the restaurant Valladares works at in June, a source told PEOPLE. "Zac met Ness earlier in the summer. They started hanging out in July and recently took a ski trip together," the source told the outlet. "You can tell that they are having fun. She spends a lot of time at his house."


The A-list star was previously dating Olympic swimmer Sarah Bro in March 2019 and costar Alexandra Daddario in 2017.

He famously dated High School Musical costar Vanessa Hudgens for five years.

So who is the Australian beauty Vanessa Valladares?

Scroll through to see 5 fast facts about the aspiring model.

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She’s A Model

The 25-year-old is an aspiring model who was has worked with multiple Australian brands, including Love Street and Efron's personal favorite brand, RVCA.

She Loves The Beach

Valladares has posted plenty of photos of her enjoying a day at the beach. Just like Zac, the beauty loves to surf and catch some waves.

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She Loves To Travel

The aspiring model has frequently shared photos of her travels. From trips to India to Indonesia, or even just around her beloved city of Byron Bay.

She’s A Waitress

Valladares met Efron when they crossed paths at the Byron Bay General Store & Cafe in June, where she works.

She May Be The Inspiration For Zac’s Move To Australia

According to PEOPLE, Efron is currently house hunting in Byron Bay — where Valladares lives — and plans to leave the hustle of Hollywood behind.


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