Troye Sivan

“Hi, it’s Troye Sivan 18, and today I’m gonna be singing Declan Galbraith’s tell me why“. On November 14, 2007, it was Troye Sivan‘s first introduction to the world.

After a decade later, nobody would have guessed that same Troye Sivan would rise as a pop icon. And also as an LGBTQ representative. From singing in front of the soulless camera to being Grammy Nominee in 2018, Troye sure has come a long way.

Let’s know more about Troye Sivan, a young Aussie boy, and his journey to the American Music Industry.

Troye Sivan biography
Troye Sivan

But before, let’s know some of his facts first!

Troye Sivan: Quick Facts

Full Name Troye Sivan
Age 24 years
Date of Birth 1995 /06 /05
Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa
Net Worth $8 million
Nationality South African
Ethnicity White
Nickname Sivan
Profession Singer, songwriter, actor, YouTuber
Active Year 2007–present
Eye color Blue
Hair color Black
Build Slim
Height 5 feet 9 inches
Education Carmel School
Marital Status In relationship
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube

Troye Sivan Early Life and Education

Originally from South Africa, Troye was born as ‘Troye Sivan Mellet’ on June 6, 1995, in Johannesburg, South Africa. Troye moved to Perth, Australia, with his family when he was just two years old. Since then, the family has been living in Australia. Along with his parents, Shaun and Lauren Mellet, Troye grew up with his three siblings, Steele, Tyde, and Sage. 

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Many may not know, but Troy grew up as a Jewish and his name ‘Sivan‘ is the fifth month in Jews Calender. Also, Troye is of white ethnicity.

Along with his siblings, Sivan attended Carmel School until 2009, a private Modern Orthodox school. But since his passion was in singing, Troye pursued a music career and was homeschooled.

Age and Body Measurements

Talking about his age, Troye Sivan just celebrated his 24th birthday. Troye Sivan has blue ocean eyes and brown curly hair. But nowadays, Troye can be seen with the Blonde/Platinum hairstyle.

Also, Troye has a slim build compared to other boys his age. Due to Marfan Syndrome, Troye has an unusually thin body frame, arms, and legs. However, Troye stands at 5 feet 9 inches in height. But still, his physical measurements are unknown.

Career: From Youtube to Pop Icon

Troye Sivan first started his career as a Youtuber on October 1, 2007. He would post videos of him singing and covering many artists such as Beyonce, Adele, Lorde, Declan Galbraith, and many more. At an early age, Troye became an instant hit with Youtube fans. In 2012, Troy began creating vlogs or video blogs on his channel.

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But Troye tasted global fame first not for his singing, but his acting. Troye Sivan played the younger version of Hugh Jackman in the 2007 action movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Since then, along with his singing career, Sivan has also flourished in the industry as an actor.

On June 5, 2013, Troye Sivan signed with EMI Australia and began making music videos. In 2014, on August 15, Sivan dropped his first album from EMI Australia, tilted TRXYE. ‘Happy Little Pills’ from the same album earned massive success, peaking at number 10 on ARIA Singles Chart.

Later, it was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for exceeding 35,000 copies. The album was a massive hit. The whole album charted at number 1 in 55 countries.

Since then, Troy has released over three significant albums. Wild EP in 2015, Blue Neighbourhood in 2016, and Bloom recently in 2018. The Wild EP was supported by a trilogy titled Wild, Fools, and Take Me Down. The trilogy also acted as an introduction to his next album Blue Neighbourhood.

With each album, the young singer has evolved in terms of his music and as a whole person. Not only does his music are lyrically and musically well-produced, but it also resonates with many people.

But unlike his previous music, Sivan’s new album Bloom contains very sensual and provocative songs. In his recent interview, Troye confessed that the album itself was written about his boyfriend.

Awards and Achievements

What is success without a few awards and achievements? If it is Troye, then he has received a lot. In his music career till now, Troye has collaborated with big names in the industry, such as Martin Garix, for the song’ There For You‘ on 26 May 2016, which was a hit. Dance to This with long-time friend Ariana Grande and collaborated with Charlie XCX for a single ‘1999′.

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Also, Troye was nominated for sic SAFTAS for his lead role in Spud, a movie adaptation of the 2005 novel of the same name.  Similarly, in 2018, Troye received the Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song for ‘Revelation,’ which was written for the movie ‘Boy Erased.’ Also, Sivan was short-listed for the Academy Awards.

Troye Sivan in Tour
Troye Sivan in Bloom Tour, Dallas

Also, in his early Youtube days, Troye collaborated with Tyler Oakley for The Boyfriend Tag video and even won Teen Choice Award for the Most Popular Web Collaboration in 2014.

Troye also sang title tracks for movies such as Fault in Our Stars(2014) and Boy Erased(2018). Furthermore, Troye has graced various red carpet events and music shows.

New Album and Collab

In his recent album, Bloom, Troye has transcended from the sweet little boy to flashy performer. In his new song, My My My, Troye Sivan has changed his whole outlook. It seems Troye is more open to being gey these days than before.

The pop icon is seen making flashy and provocative dance moves, and his new appearance adds to the sexiness even more. Also, Troye is now busy with his World Tour named ‘Bloom Tour,’ which will kick-start in early 2019.

Aside from his projects, Troy recently collaborated with Indie musician and songwriter Lauv for the song titled ‘ I’m so tired.’  The duo has even released the studio version of this song.

Personal Life: Coming Out Story

On August 7, 2013, Troye Sivan publicly came out as gay in his Youtube video. The video has been viewed over 8 million times since the release.

After his revelation as a gay man, Troye has received love and support from his family and peers. He even revealed that Troye came out to his family three years before the public announcement.

Since then, Troye has spoken and fought against the homophobic and social discriminations made towards LGBTQ Community. His Wild EP in 2015 depicts the story of two gay teenagers in a secret relationship and the prejudice they face in society.

Following his revelation, many people, especially teenagers, have found courage in coming out to their loved ones as well. They see Troye as a source of inspiration and courage.

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Troye Sivan with his boyfriend, Jacob Bixenman

Now, the pop icon himself is enjoying his life with his boyfriend Jacob Bixenman, a model. The young couple met each other during a fashion event and started their relationship in 2016. Currently, the couple is living happily in Los Angeles, USA.

Troye Sivan Net Worth

As of 2019, the net worth of the young Pop Icon is $8 million. The majority of his income comes from royalty and also from his videos. Apart from his music videos, Troye Sivan earns well from endorsements and his music tours.

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Despite being famous and rich, Troye is very down to earth and enjoys his life in moderation. But once in a while, Troye enjoys vacationing.

Social Media Presence

The International pop star is not only rich in terms of money but also in fans. Troye is loved dearly by his fans and family.

Youtube7 million subscribers

Instagram10.5million followers

Twitter9.09 million followers

Facebook-  2.6 million followers

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