while miles joked it was a great what to get the evening going, zac was far more definitive - and in doing so, had a subtle dig at his former girlfriend vanessa hudgens. why did zac efron and vanessa hudgens break up? The zanessa split reason is over the pressure of high school musical and their fame from the disney channel movies, hudgens revealed that efron. zac efron and vanessa hudgens, affectionately known as zanessa, were a match made in disney heaven. The pair, who announced their split in december, appeared to be more than friends at friday evenings shgs eden hollywood opening,. zac efron and vanessa hudgens at the 2009 kids choice awards (ap) i pride myself on being a professional, so i was, like, that aside, we are going. once upon a time, zac efron, man who recently had a near-death experience on a show literally called killing zac efron, was dating vanessa hudgens. its been over eight years since zac efron and vanessa hudgens broke up. Since the two stars have recently been making headlines efron with his turn as ted bundy in a new film and hudgens. Nearly a decade since the actor and his famous ex-girlfriend vanessa hudgens called it quits, efron has stepped out hand-in-hand with. zac efron was spotted holding hands with vanessa! Know all the details. Yes, you heard it right zac and vanessa were seen together again. No, its not the high school musical couple troy and gabriella (played by zac efron and vanessa hudgens), but zac and his new girlfriend, vanessa valladares.