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Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan is a well-known Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and social media personality. Troye Sivan rose to fame as a singer on YouTube and in Australian talent competitions. He inked with EMI Australia in 2013 and released his third extended play, TRXYE (2014), which peaked at number five on the US Billboard 200.

Early Life

Troye Sivan came to the world on the 5th of June 1995, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His birth name is Troye Sivan Mellet and he holds dual nationality of Australian and South African. Similarly, he is 27 years old as of 2022. Moreover, he has a birth sign of Gemini and a belief in the Jewish religion. In addition, he belongs to a mixed ethnicity of Lithuanian-Jewish-Judaism descent.

Talking about his parents, he is the son of Shaun Mellet (father) and Laurelle Mellet (mother). Professionally, his father is a businessman while his mother is a housewife and former model. He grew up with his three siblings Steele, Tyde, and Sage in Perth, Western Australia.

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Caption: Troye Sivan’s childhood photo (Source: Pinterest)

Education

Coming toward his academic qualification, he attended a Private Modern Orthodox School named Carmel School in Perth, Western Australia. Afterward, he began distance education to pursue further studies along with his professional career.

Professional Career

Since his childhood days, Troye Sivan started his singing career as he was very interested in singing songs. He sang songs at Channel Seven Perth Telethon in the years 2006, 2007, and 2008, where he upgraded his career.

Moreover, he got a chance to perform a duet with Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian in the year 2006. Moreover, Sivan reached the finals of StarSearch 2007. This singer released his debut EP “Dare to Dream” in June 2007.

Later, he opened “We Are the World 25 for Haiti (YouTube Edition)”, the collaborative music charity video produced by Lisa Lavie to help raise money for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake in February 2010.

He inked to EMI Australia, a Universal Music Australia label on the 5th of June 2013, but kept it a secret until a year later. On 25 July 2014, he released a five-song EP named “TRXYE,” led by its first single “Happy Little Pill.” This EP debuted at No. 1 on iTunes in over 55 countries and debuted at number 5 on the Billboard 200 the following week, scoring Sivan his first Top 10 album.

On the 4th of September 2015, he released his second major-label EP, “Wild.” It was supported by a music video trilogy named Blue Neighbourhood, comprising the three songs “Wild”, “Fools” and “Talk Me Down” and released from September 2015 to December 2015.

Other albums and singles

Later, this singer joined 2016’s Blue Neighbourhood Tour and Suburbia Tour for his debut album. He also collaborated with Martin Garrix to produce the song named “There for You” on the 26th of May 2017. On 10th January 2018, he released the single “My My My!” along with an accompanying music video.

Later, on the 20th of January 2018, he made his first live performance as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live in an episode hosted by Jessica Chastain. His  third single “Bloom” was released on the 2nd of May 2018, following “The Good Side.”

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Caption: Troye Sivan live concert (Source: Rolling Stone)

Moreover, he revealed that his single “Bloom” accompanied Taylor Swift as a guest performer at her concert in Pasadena during her Reputation Stadium Tour. While the album was released on 31 August 2018. Later, the album’s final pre-release track, “Animal”, was released on 9 August 2018.

Recent Works

In October 2018, British singer-songwriter Charli XCX and he collaborated on the single “1999” and also performed the single together live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Similarly, its sequel collaboration named “2099” was released on the 6th of June 2019 at the two artists’ LA Pride event “Go West Fest.” Following that, it was released as a promotional single from Charli XCX’s album Charli on 10 September 2019.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, he worked as a freelance artist to create visual art for his single.

He released his first single “Take Yourself Home” from his fifth EP In a Dream, on the 1st of April 2020. Following it, he released his single “Easy” from his fifth EP, In a Dream, on the 15th of July 2020.

With the collaboration of Regard and Tate McRae, he released the song “You” on the 16th of April 2021. It topped the Hot Dance Electronic Songs Chart for eight weeks. His other single “Angel Baby” which released on 10 September and reached the top 5 in several countries in Southeast Asia.

Acting

In addition, he got cast in the 2008 West Australian short film “Betrand the Terrible.” The same year of February, he was as young James Howlett in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Moreover, he auditioned for the 2010 movie “Spud” and was cast as a lead portraying the role of John “Spud” Milton.

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Caption: Troye Sivan played Caleb in the 2022 comedy-drama movie, Three Months (Source: AwardsWatch)

Afterward, he reappears in the same role in its sequel “Spud 2: The Madness Continues”(2013), and “Spud 3: Learning to Fly” (2014). In 2018’s biographical drama film “Boy Erased” he played the supporting role of Gary. Similarly, he played Caleb in the 2022 comedy-drama movie, “Three Months.” He was cast as a series regular in the upcoming HBO drama series “The Idol” on the 22nd of November 2021.

Awards

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Caption: Troye Sivan wins the GLAAD Award (Source: SBS)

Being a singer and actor, he has won 15 awards and earned a total of 56 nominations as of now. He has earned two ARIA Music Awards, one APRA Music Award, two GLAAD Media Awards, one GQ Men Of The Year Award, three MTV Europe Music Awards, one NewNowNext Award, one Queerty Award, and many others. He has also been nominated for awards like the South African Film and Television Award (2011), CinEuphoria Award (2020), and Logie Award (2022) for his acting works.

Troye Sivan – Net Worth 2023

Being a well-known singer and actor, he has collected a whooping sum of money throughout his career. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at around $8 million while his earnings and salary are still unknown. Besides his singing and acting, he makes money from brand endorsements.

Brands Endorsements

Sivan was the face of Valentino’s Spring/Summer 2018 collection in the year 2018. Similarly, he was an ambassador for MAC’s Viva Glam campaign in 2019. Furthermore, he appeared in Calvin Klein’s #MyCalvins and #CK50 campaigns that year. Currently, he is the Cartier ambassador since 2020. It was announced in June 2022 that, he was an ambassador for YSL Beauty.

Relationship Status

Talking about his sexuality, Troye Sivan is gay which he publicly revealed via a YouTube video on 7 August 2013, three years after coming out to his family. Moreover, this man has a mild form of Marfan syndrome.

In addition, Troye Sivan is in a relationship with model Jacob Bixenman. The couple started dating each other in 2016. However, there are not many details related to their further related information.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Troye Sivan posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Following his body stats, he is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 59 kg. Moreover, he has green eyes with short brown hair color and he wears a shoe size of 8 US.

Troye Sivan – Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@troyesivan’ there are over 13.9 million followers. Likewise, there are over 8.8 million followers on his Twitter page ‘@troyesivan’ and over 3.9 million followers on his Facebook page.

In addition, he has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are over 7.87 million subscribers. He has a TikTok account named ‘@troyesivan’ which has over 1.9 million followers.