Once upon a time, Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens — also known as #Zanessa — were the ultimate Disney Channel power couple. For those who forgot, they met and fell for each other on set of High School Musical. Their characters — Troy Bolton and Gabriella Montez — were seriously couple goals in the movie, so when they took their love off the screen, it was seriously a dream come true.
The two stars were together for five years before they shocked the world and called it quits in 2010. But wait, why did they ultimately split? Did things end well? Are they still friends now? When did they realize they had feelings for each other and how did they make things official? J-14 went ahead and made a complete guide to Zac and Vanessa’s relationship, so let’s take a walk down memory lane.
We broke the entire thing down from start to finish, so scroll through our gallery to relive Zac and Vanessa’s love story.
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