20 Glorious Shirtless Photos of Zac Efron

Every day is a good day to treat yourself to the sight of his perfect torso

01 of 20

The One Where He Gave Us a Birthday Gift on His Birthday

Zac Efron
Zac Efron/Instagram

The star celebrated his 34th birthday on Oct. 18, 2021, with a brand new shirtless photo — which was really a gift to us, so happy birthday to us.

02 of 20

The One on Video

Since then, he's been a bit more modest on social media, though gave us a glimpse of his hard work in action in an ad for Nature Valley and National Park Foundation.

03 of 20

The One Where He Strutted Through the Sand Dunes and Into Our Arms

Zac Efron posts pictures of himself in the desert.Source: Zac Efron Instagram
Source: Zac Efron Instagram

Let us imagine what we want to imagine, okay?!

04 of 20

The One Where He Offered Us Just the Barest Tease

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Zac Efron/Instagram

And yet, it's still enough that we're completely overwhelmed. Someone pass us a fan ...

05 of 20

The One Where His Abs Distracted From His Goggles and Swim Cap

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We officially take back anything we've ever said about goggles making people look dorky. We were so, so wrong.

06 of 20

The One Where He Treated Us All to the Gun Show

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Sometimes he likes to make his abs the star of the show; sometimes it's all about the biceps. (In this instance, thankfully, it's both.)

07 of 20

The One Where He Stared with Such Brooding Intensity

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We love a man with a serious side. Especially if that serious side involves showing off his entire torso.

08 of 20

The One Where He Made Us More Jealous of a Back Than We Ever Thought We Could Be

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The only thing hotter than one shirtless Efron is two shirtless Efrons. Here, Zac hops on the chiseled back of his brother, Dylan, and the results are … well … we're going to need to take a few days off work to cool down.

09 of 20

The One Where He Swung from a Rope in Hawaii

THAT TIME HE SWUNG FROM A ROPE IN HAWAII
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Because what we all really needed was a reason to go to Hawaii.

10 of 20

The One Where He Perched on Rocks with Adam DeVine

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Courtesy Adam DeVine

We don't know what's more mountainous — Hawaii's volcanic terrain or Efron's biceps (heyo!).

11 of 20

The One Where He Out-Six-Packed His Stunt Double on the Set of Dirty Grandpa

THAT TIME HE OUT-SIX-PACKED HIS STUNT DOUBLE ON THE SET OF DIRTY GRANDPA
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Glass. Of. Water. Pass. To. Us. Now. Please. (Sorry, we can't possibly form complete sentences right now.)

12 of 20

The One Where He Had a 'Flex Off' with Robert De Niro

THAT TIME HE HAD A 'FLEX OFF' WITH ROBERT DE NIRO
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Here's to hoping that Efron ages precisely like De Niro.

13 of 20

The One Where He, Like, Looked at Us

THAT TIME HE, LIKE, LOOKED AT US
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Shirtless Zac Efron is incredible. Shirtless Zac Efron noticing us is more than we can physically bear.

14 of 20

The One Where He Wore Flesh-Colored Underwear

NAKED TRUTH
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Yes. A thousand times yes.

15 of 20

The One Where He Was Super Modest but Still Sexy

THAT TIME HE WAS SUPER MODEST BUT STILL SEXY
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Accepting an award for Neighbors, Efron wore a military-style jacket that partially obscured the left hemisphere of his chest. We didn't hate it. Does this mean we're growing up?

16 of 20

The One Where He Literally Won an Award for His Shirtlessness

THAT TIME HE LITERALLY WON AN AWARD FOR HIS SHIRTLESSNESS
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In 2014, Efron accepted the Best Shirtless Performance honor for his role in That Awkward Moment. No award has ever been better deserved.

17 of 20

The One Where His Spiky Hair Couldn't Even Distract Us from His Shirtlessness

THAT TIME HIS UNAPPEALING SPIKY HAIR COULDN'T EVEN DISTRACT US FROM HIS SHIRTLESSNESS
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Efron's hair could be blue, glow-in-the-dark and interwoven with cat fur, and we probably wouldn't notice.

18 of 20

The One Where He Proved His Back Was as Ripped as His Front

THAT TIME HE PROVED HIS BACK WAS AS RIPPED AS HIS FRONT
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... all while standing on a table. On a boat. In Italy. Smiling brighter than the sun. I guess what we're trying to say is ... we need to take a walk.

19 of 20

The One Where His Six-Pack Was More Defined Than Our Very Defined Feelings for Him

THAT TIME HIS SIX-PACK WAS MORE DEFINED THAN OUR VERY DEFINED FEELINGS FOR HIM
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How is that even possible?

20 of 20

The One Where He Rode a Horse Straight Into Our Hearts

LET IT RIDE
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... and his muscles rippled more vigorously than the Mediterranean.

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