Ansel Elgort Biography
Ansel Elgort is a famous American actor and singer who began his career as a supporting actor in the horror film Carrie (2013) and rose to prominence as a teen cancer patient in the romantic drama film The Fault in Our Stars (2014).
Ansel Elgort Age
Elgort was born on 14 March 1994 in New York City, United States of America. He is 28 years old as of March 2022.
Ansel Elgort Height
He stands at a height of 6 foot 3 inches (191 cm) tall.
What Nationality is Ansel Elgort? – Nationality- Ethnicity
Ansel Elgort Father- Family
Elgort was born in New York City on March 14, 1994. His father, fashion photographer Arthur Elgort, is a fashion photographer, and his mother, opera director Grethe Barrett Holby. Warren and Sophie are his two siblings. His older brother Warren is currently a film editor, while his older sister Sophie, is a photographer.
Are Ansel and Violetta still together?- Relationship
NO, In 2012, Elgort began dating Violetta Komyshan, his high school sweetheart. They later divorced due to his demanding career and hectic schedule. They eventually reconciled in 2015.
Ansel Elgort Career
Elgort began his career on stage before being offered a secondary role in the 2013 film ‘Carrie.’ The film, directed by well-known American film director Kimberley Pierce, is the third adaptation of author Stephen King’s famous horror novel of the same name. The film is mostly about a girl who has telekinesis and the negative effects it has on her life.
Following that, he starred in ‘Divergent,’ a science fiction film directed by Neil Burger and based on American author Veronica Roth’s popular young adult novel of the same name. The film was released on March 21, 2014. It earned a total of $289 million worldwide, including $151 million in North America.
His next role was in the film ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ which was based on John Green’s novel of the same name. He portrayed a former basketball player who is also a cancer patient. In a support group, his character meets a girl and they fall in love. The film was released in June 2014, and it catapulted him to international fame. Elgort also appeared in the 2014 drama film ‘Men, Women, and Children.’ The film, which was released on October 1, 2014, is about online addiction. The film, however, was a commercial flop and received mostly negative reviews. He made a cameo appearance in ‘Paper Towns in 2015.
Elgort created a SoundCloud account to publish electronic dance music, and he has remixed songs such as “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey. In a February 2014 Livestream, he announced that he had signed a record deal with Tom Staar’s new label, Staar Traxx, and Steve Angello’s label, Size Records. Unite, his debut album was released on Beatport on April 21, 2014, and on iTunes on May 5, 2014. Totem, his second album, was released on Beatport and iTunes on July 21, 2014. In September 2015, he released his single “To Life,” a Bar Mitzvah-themed song infused with klezmer music.
Elgort performed on the main stage of the Electric Zoo Festival in 2014, the main stage of the Ultra Music Festival in March 2015, a red-light dance music event in Amsterdam in 2014, opened some The Chainsmokers shows, a Nervo shows, and some other shows with his friends Nicky Romero and Martin Garrix. On his 21st birthday, he headlined his first show at Pacha NYC. He signed a record deal with Island/Universal Records in 2015, and his first single on the label, “Home Alone,” was released on July 8, 2016. Under the alias Ansel Elgort, he released the single “Thief” on February 3, 2017. Violetta Komyshan, a ballet dancer, appeared in the music video.
Ansel Elgort Net Worth
Ansel has an estimated net worth of 12 million dollars.
Ansel Elgort Movies
- 2021 West Side Story
- 2019 The Goldfinch
- 2018 Jonathan
- 2018 Billionaire Boys Club
- 2017 Baby Driver
- 2017 November Criminals
- 2016 The Divergent Series: Allegiant
- 2015 The Divergent Series: Insurgent
- 2015 Paper Towns
- 2014 Divergent
- 2014 The Fault in Our Stars
- 2014 Men, Women & Children
- 2013 Carrie