Troye Sivan

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Troye Sivan
2018.06.10 Troye Sivan at Capital Pride w Sony A7III, Washington, DC USA 03462 (42690655572) (cropped).jpg
Troye Sivan in 2018
Troye Sivan Mellet

(1995-06-05) June 5, 1995 (age 27)
  • Australia
  • South Africa[1]
Years active2006 - present
AwardsFull list
Musical career
OriginPerth, Australia
YouTube information
Years active2007 - present
Subscribers7.87 million[7]
Total views1.72 billion[7]
YouTube Silver Play Button 2.svg 100,000 subscribers 2013
YouTube Gold Play Button 2.svg 1,000,000 subscribers 2013

Updated: 24 January 2023

Troye Sivan Mellet (/trɔɪ sɪˈvɑːn/ TROY sih-VAHN; born 5 June 1995), better known as Troye Sivan, is a South African-born Australian actor, YouTuber and singer-songwriter. As an actor, he played young James Howlett in the 2009 X-Men film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Most recently he starred as the title character in the Spud movie trilogy. Sivan also regularly makes YouTube videos. As of 14 December 2016, has over 4 million subscribers and over 248,00,0005 views. He is of Jewish descent.

On 7 August 2013, Sivan posted a video titled 'Coming Out'. This video announced that he was gay and this video changed lives of young LGBTQ+ people all over the world.

On 15 August 2014, Sivan released his first major label EP, TRXYE. It peaked at number five on the Billboard 200. The lead single from the EP, "Happy Little Pill", reached number 10 in the Australian charts.

His video, "The 'Boyfriend' Tag", with fellow vlogger Tyler Oakley earned the two a 2014 Teen Choice Award in the "Choice Web Collaboration" category. In October 2014, Time named Sivan as one of the "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014".[8]

Sivan publicly came out as gay in 2013.[9]

He released an EP titled Wild on 4 September 2015.[10]

On 4 December 2015, he released his debut album titled Blue Neighbourhood.[11]

On the 10th of January 2018 he released the Single 'My My My!' it was the lead single from his second studio album 'Bloom', released on the 31st of August 2018

References[change | change source]

  1. "Troye Sivan's Boyfriend Was Jealous That He Got the Met Gala Invite". Vanity Fair. 5 September 2018.
  2. Schneier, Matthew (10 May 2018). "Troye Sivan Is a New Kind of Pop Star: Here, Queer and Used to It". The New York Times. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  3. Spanos, Brittany (29 August 2018). "Review: Troye Sivan Explores Innocence and Experience on 'Bloom'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
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  5. Kheraj, Alim (2 September 2018). "Troye Sivan: Bloom review – thrillingly honest dance pop". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  6. "Troye Sivan". EMI Australia.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "About TroyeSivan18". YouTube.
  8. "The 25 Most Influential Teens of 2014". Time. 13 October 2014. Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  9. Troye Sivan comes out
  10. "iTunes (AU) - Music - Troye Sivan - WILD - EP". iTunes (AU). 4 September 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  11. "iTunes (U.S.) - Music - Troye Sivan - Blue Neighbourhood (Deluxe)". iTunes (U.S.). 4 December 2015. Retrieved 28 December 2015.