Ansel Elgort is an American actor and singer, best known for his role as Augustus Waters in the 2014 movie‘ The Fault in Our Stars.’
The 2014 movie adapted from the book by the same book by John Green put Ansel on the list of promising actors. Because of this, the actor has got the opportunity to many more movies and projects.
If you did not know anything about him, then don’t worry, it’s not your fault. This article is just for you.
But let’s get to know some of his facts first.
Ansel Elgort: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Ansel Elgort|
|Birth Date:||March 14, 1994|
|Birth Place:||New York City|
|Father’s Name:||Arthur Elgort|
|Mother’s Name:||Grethe Barrett Holby|
|Siblings:||Sophie Elgort, Warren Elgort|
|Education:||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
|Height:||6 feet 4 inches (193cm)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, DJ|
|Active Year:||2012- Present|
|Marital Status:||In relationship|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Early Life and Education
Ansel Elgort was born on 14 March 1994, in New York City, USA. Ansel is the son of Arthur Elgort, a fashion photographer, and Grethe Barrett Holby, an opera director. Together they have a family of five, including his two siblings, Sophie Elgort and Warren Elgort.
Similarly, Elgort holds American citizenship and is of mixed ethnicity. In fact, Elgort is of Russian Jewish Heritage from his father’s side and English, German and Norwegian from his mother’s side.
Talking about his education, the American actor attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. He further extended his knowledge by taking classes at the Stagedoor Manor summer camp and the Professional Performing Arts School.
Age and Measurements
The 25-year-old actor has a mesomorph body, meaning he has a muscular and toned body. Standing tall at 6 feet 4 inches (193cm), weighing 79 kgs, Ansel Elgort has a desirable body.
To add up, his dark brown hair and light brown eyes complete the look. He does not need any accessories as he has that smile, cheeky but shy.
Ansel Elgort: Career
Ansel officially began his career on the silver screen with the 2013 movie ‘Carrie.’ The movie was the third adaptation of the famous horror novel written by author Stephen King. But he only played the secondary role in the movie.
Moving on, Ansel appeared in ‘Divergent’ a science fiction film directed by Neil Burger, also based on the novel of the same name, written by author Veronica Roth.
But his most memorable has to be as Augustus Waters in the 2014 movie ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ a film adaptation of a novel of the same name by John Green. Moreover, the film earned him worldwide fame as a sweetheart.
Even more, the movie became a blockbuster, grossing over $307 million worldwide. It even received numerous awards, including the 15th Golden Trailer Awards for Best Romance, Teen Choice Award 2014 for Choice Movie: Scene Stealer, and so on.
Notably, Ansel himself won several awards like the young Hollywood Award for Fan Favourite Actor-Male and Best On-Screen Couple for his role.
Also, the actor is known for singing as well. Elgort has created a SoundCloud under the alias Ansolo to publish electronic dance music and even mixed Lana Del Rey‘s “Born to Die.”
In February 2014, Ansel signed a record deal with Tom Staar‘s new label Staar Traxx and Steve Angello Size Records. He even released his first single, “Unite,” on April 21, 2014. Furthermore, Ansel has released “Totem” on July 21, 2014, “Home Alone” in July 2016, and “Thief” in February 2017.
Personal Life: Maybe ‘okay’ will be our ‘always.’
“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.” – John Green, The Fault in Our Stars.
Just as mentioned, Ansel Elgort is deeply and madly in love with his High School sweetheart Violette Komyshan and started dating in 2012. Still, due to the actor’s hectic schedule and rising career, the couple parted ways in 2014 but reconciled in 2015.
Since then, the sweet couple can be seen together vacationing and having fun.
Ansel Elgort: Net Worth
Since his debut on the silver screen, the actor’s fame and popularity have grown significantly. As of 2019, the net worth of Ansel is estimated at $12 million.
Besides acting, Ansel is also an active singer and DJ, which adds up to his income. With his upcoming projects, we can also assume the amount is bound to increase.
Social Media Presence
The 25-year-old actor is quite active on social media, especially on Instagram.
Instagram– 10.2 million Followers
Twitter– 3.84 million Followers