Troye Sivan Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Girlfriend, Family, Images, And More
Troye Sivan Mellet (/tr svn/ TROY sih-VAHN; born 5 June 1995) is a singer-songwriter, actor, and YouTuber from Australia. Sivan signed with EMI Australia in 2013 after gaining popularity as a singer on YouTube and in Australian talent competitions, and his third extended play, TRXYE (2014), peaked at number five on the US Billboard 200. The album's lead single, "Happy Little Pill," peaked at number ten on the Australian music charts. In 2015, he released his fourth extended play Wild, followed by his debut studio album Blue Neighbourhood, the lead single of which "Youth" became Sivan's first single to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart's top 40, peaking at number 23. Bloom (2018), his second studio album, debuted at number three in Australia and number four on the Billboard 200 chart. Its lead single, "My My My!", went to number one on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart, becoming Sivan's second number one single. His EP In a Dream was released in 2020.
Sivan appeared as the younger Wolverine in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and as the titular character in the Spud film trilogy. Sivan, a YouTube personality, used to regularly upload video blogs and has over 7.3 million subscribers and over 1.3 billion total views as of 2021. Time magazine named Sivan one of the "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014" in 2014. In 2017, he became the GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award's youngest recipient.
In 2018, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for "Revelation," from the film Boy Erased, in which he also played a supporting role. He appeared in the film Three Months in 2022.
Sivan Mellet was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of homemaker and former model Laurelle Mellet and entrepreneur and real estate agent Shaun Mellet. Sivan grew up with his parents and three siblings in Perth, Western Australia. He grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family, though he is not religious—his father was born into a Jewish family of Lithuanian-Jewish descent, and his mother converted to Judaism. Sivan was a student at Carmel School, a private Modern Orthodox school, until 2009, when he began distance learning. Sivan is a Hebrew calendar month that became his surname.
Sivan's musical career began when he performed at the Channel Seven Perth Telethon in 2006, 2007, and 2008. In 2006, he performed a duet with Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian. Sivan advanced to the StarSearch 2007 finals. Dare to Dream, his debut EP, was released in June 2007. Sivan debuted "We Are the World 25 for Haiti (YouTube Edition)" in February 2010, a collaborative music charity video produced by Lisa Lavie to help raise funds for the victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Sivan was signed to EMI Australia, a Universal Music Australia label, on June 5, 2013, but it was not revealed until a year later. TRXYE, a five-song EP released on August 15, 2014, was led by its first single "Happy Little Pill," which was released on July 25, 2014. TRXYE debuted at number one on iTunes in more than 55 countries. The following week, the EP debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200, giving Sivan his first Top 10 album. "Happy Little Pill" reached number ten on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association for shipments of more than 35,000 copies. On September 4, 2015, Sivan released his second major-label EP, Wild. The EP was accompanied by a music video trilogy titled Blue Neighbourhood, which included the three songs "Wild," "Fools," and "Talk Me Down" and was released between September and December 2015. The EP also served as a precursor to his debut studio album Blue Neighbourhood, which was released on December 4, 2015. "Youth" peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. Sivan's first tour, Troye Sivan Live, in 2015, supported Blue Neighbourhood and Wild. He also supported Blue Neighbourhood on the Blue Neighbourhood Tour and the Suburbia Tour in 2016. Troye and Martin Garrix collaborated on the song "There for You" on May 26, 2017.
Sivan released the single "My My My!" along with a music video on January 10, 2018. His then-boyfriend, American model Jacob Bixenman, inspired his second album, he confirmed. Pitchfork described his vocals as "assured," and NPR Music called it "an infectious celebration of sexual desire." NPR also emphasized the importance of the song and music video displaying Sivan's sexual confidence, writing, "It's not every day you see a young, skinny, queer kid get to be completely himself in a music video, and Sivan makes us want to dance along with him." Sivan debuted the song live for the first time on Saturday Night Live on January 20th, as a musical guest in an episode hosted by Jessica Chastain. Sivan later confirmed that "Dance to This," a collaboration with long-time friend Ariana Grande, would be included on his new album. His song "Strawberries & Cigarettes" from the Love, Simon soundtrack was released on March 16th. It was nominated for Best Original Song at the 2018 Satellite Awards. Following "The Good Side," "Bloom" was released as the third single on May 2, 2018. That month, he announced the title of his second studio album, Bloom, while performing as a guest performer with Taylor Swift at a concert in Pasadena, California, as part of her Reputation Stadium Tour. On August 31, 2018, the album was released. "Animal," the album's final pre-release track, was released on August 9, 2018.
That same year, Sivan was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song for "Revelation," a song he recorded and co-wrote for the film Boy Erased. For the song, he was also nominated for an Academy Award. Sivan collaborated with British singer-songwriter Charli XCX on the single "1999" in October 2018, and the two also performed the song live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. A follow-up collaboration, titled "2099," debuted on 6 June 2019 at the two artists' LA Pride event "Go West Fest," and was released on 10 September 2019 as a promotional single from Charli XCX's album Charli. Sivan collaborated with American singer-songwriter Lauv on the single "I'm So Tired...", which was released in January 2019.
Sivan released "Take Yourself Home," his first single from his fifth EP In a Dream, on April 1, 2020. To create the visual art for his single, Sivan collaborated with freelance artists in need of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. All net proceeds from the single were donated to the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and Spotify's COVID-19 Music Relief Project, which Sivan met on Instagram. Sivan released the single "Easy" and announced the release of the concept EP In a Dream on July 15. The EP will be available on August 21, 2020. He performed songs from the EP for Grubhub's virtual concert series Sound Bites in June 2021. Grubhub donated $10 for every comment made during the livestream to support the NGLCC's efforts to assist LGBT-owned restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His collaboration "You" with Regard and Tate McRae was released on April 16, 2021. For eight weeks, the song topped the Hot Dance Electronic Songs Chart. Sivan announced his single "Angel Baby" on August 27, and it was released on September 10. It reached the top 5 in several Southeast Asian countries.
Sivan announced on February 2, 2022, that he had written two original songs for the upcoming film Three Months, which was set to be released on February 23, 2022. Sivan announced on February 18, 2022, that he would play Caleb, a 17-year-old infected with HIV after a one-night fling on the eve of his high school graduation, in Three Months. The film delves into the ongoing stigma that HIV-positive people face.
Video clips from music
The characters in Sivan's music videos frequently have gay relationships. The trilogy Blue Neighbourhood followed the story of two gay teenagers in a secret relationship, whereas "Youth" featured Sivan with another male love interest. His music video for "Heaven" features footage of historical LGBT movements and couples, as well as sensual shots with him and an anonymous man with the running taglines "Without losing a piece of me, how do I get to Heaven?" and "If I'm losing a piece of me, maybe I don't want Heaven". The singer says these portrayals are important to him, especially when he remembers "such vivid memories of the few times I saw any type of LGBTQ relationship on TV or in music videos" when he was younger.
Sivan released a self-directed music video for his second song, "Easy," from his EP In a Dream on July 16, 2020. In December 2020, a remix of "Easy" featuring country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves and producer Mark Ronson was released alongside a second music video.
Sivan played Oliver Twist in a production of Oliver! at the Regal Theatre in 2007. Sivan was cast in the Western Australian short film Betrand the Terrible in 2008. Sivan was cast as a young James Howlett in X-Men Origins: Wolverine in February 2008. Sivan landed the role after videos of his telethon performance were posted on YouTube, attracting the attention of a Hollywood agent, who contacted Sivan and asked him to send in an audition tape. Despite being cast for the role, Kodi Smit-McPhee was unable to participate due to his other film, The Road. In July 2009, he was cast as the lead in Spud, a film adaptation of South African author John van de Ruit's 2005 novel. From early March to mid-April 2010, filming took place in South Africa. The film premiered in South Africa on December 3, 2010, and was nominated for six SAFTAs, including Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film for Sivan.
Sivan appeared in Samuel Beckett's absurdist play Waiting for Godot, which premiered in Western Australia on May 28, 2010. Sivan alternated nights playing "Boy" with Craig Hyde-Smith. Sivan returned to South Africa in June 2012 to film Spud 2: The Madness Continues, which was released in South Africa on June 21, 2013. Sivan also appeared in Spud 3: Learning to Fly, the third film in the series, which was released on November 28, 2014.
Sivan appeared as a supporting character in the 2018 film Boy Erased. He played Caleb in the feature film Three Months in 2022.
Sivan was cast as a series regular in the upcoming HBO drama series The Idol on November 22, 2021.
Other business ventures
Sivan began creating video blogs on the video sharing site YouTube in September 2012, after only singing on the site since 2007. Sivan had 27,000 subscribers when he posted his first vlog, five years after joining YouTube on October 1, 2007. Sivan and fellow YouTuber Tyler Oakley's video "The 'Boyfriend' Tag" won a Teen Choice Award in the "Choice Web Collaboration" category. Sivan had over 7 million subscribers and over 1 billion total views on his YouTube videos as of June 2022.
Sivan was the face of Valentino's Spring/Summer 2018 collection in 2018. He was an ambassador for MAC's Viva Glam campaign in 2019. That year, he also appeared in Calvin Klein's #MyCalvins and #CK50 campaigns. He has been a Cartier ambassador since 2020. Sivan's capsule t-shirt collection, which he collaborated on with Uniqlo, was released in February 2021. He appeared as a model in the third volume of Rihanna's Savage X Fenty Show on September 24, 2021. In early 2022, he was a part of Beyoncé's Ivy Park campaign for her Adidas capsule collection. He was announced as an ambassador for YSL Beauty in June 2022.
Amy Winehouse, Taylor Swift, and Lorde are among Sivan's favorite artists. Michael Jackson and Frank Ocean are also mentioned as influences by MTV Artists. In 2018, he told Wonderland magazine "When I think back on the songs that made me feel... gay as a kid, they were mostly by straight women: Cher, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Robyn, and Lady Gaga. That is my gay icons, which is strange. I wish I had had access to more queer music when I was younger. That would have been convenient." Sivan is also inspired by Ariana Grande and Christina Aguilera, as his music video for "My My My!" was directly influenced by the one for "Dirrty" (2002).
"layered electropop with constant tinges of EDM," according to Sivan's music. His baritone voice has received widespread acclaim, with comparisons to Lorde and Taylor Swift. Sivan was ranked 34th in Rolling Stone Australia's "50 Greatest Australian Artists of All Time" issue published in December 2020.
On August 7, 2013, Sivan came out publicly as gay in a YouTube video, three years after coming out to his family. He suffers from a mild form of Marfan syndrome.
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||Young James Howlett|
|2010||Spud||John "Spud" Milton|
|2013||Spud 2: The Madness Continues||John "Spud" Milton|
|2014||Spud 3: Learning to Fly||John "Spud" Milton|
|2021||Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3||Himself|
|2006–2008||Channel Seven Perth Telethon||Himself||Opening act|
|2015||The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||Himself||Musical guest|
|2016||The Ellen DeGeneres Show||Himself||Season 14, Episode 31|
|The Late Late Show with James Corden||Himself||Musical guest and interview|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||Himself||Musical guest|
|2018||The Ellen DeGeneres Show||Himself||Musical guest and interview|
|Saturday Night Live||Himself||Musical guest; episode: "Jessica Chastain / Troye Sivan"|
|2019||RuPaul's Drag Race||Himself||Season 11 guest judge|
|The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show||Himself||Musical guest|
|2021||RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under||Himself||Special guest (season 1, episode 3)|
|TBA||The Idol||TBA||Main role|
|2007||Oliver!||Oliver Twist||Regal Theatre|
|2010||Waiting for Godot||Boy||His Majesty's Theatre|
Main article: Troye Sivan discography
- Blue Neighbourhood (2015)
- Bloom (2018)
- Troye Sivan Live (2015)
- Blue Neighbourhood Tour (2016)
- Suburbia Tour (2016)
- The Bloom Tour (2018–2019)
Troye Sivan Biography
|Nickname||Troye Sivan Mellet|
|Date of Birth||5-Jun-1995|
|Age in 2023||28|
|Birth Place||Johannesburg, South Africa|
|Famous as||Singer-Songwriter, Actor, And Youtuber|
|Height||In Centimeters: 174 cm.|
In Meters: 1.74 m.
In Feet Inches: 5'9"
|Weight||In KG: Not known|
In Pound: Not known
|Marital Status||Yet to update|
Some FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Troye Sivan.
- What is the Net Worth of Troye Sivan?
The Net Worth of Troye Sivan is $8 million.
- What is the Height of Troye Sivan?
The height of Troye Sivan is 1.74.
- Where is the birthplace of Troye Sivan?
The birthplace of Troye Sivan is Johannesburg, South Africa
- What is the Date of Birth of Troye Sivan?
The birthday of Troye Sivan is on 5-Jun-1995.
- Is Troye Sivan Married?
The marital status of Troye Sivan is: Yet to update.