Troye Sivan Mellet is an Australian singer-songwriter, YouTuber, and actor. He is best known for appearing in movies, such as ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ and the ‘Spud’ film trilogy.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Age And Early Life
Troye Sivan Mellet was born on 5 June 1995, in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is 27 years old as of 2022 and his zodiac sign is Gemini.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Parents
Troye Sivan Mellet was born to South African parents of Jewish faith. His mother is Laurelle, who has been a former model and currently a homemaker.
His father, Shaun Mellet, is a famous real estate agent and an entrepreneur. He was just two years of age when the entire family relocated to Australia.
His parents had to relocate because of the increasing crime rate in their homeland (South Africa). The couple wanted their offspring to breathe in a healthy and stress-free environment.
Along with his three siblings, he currently lives with his family in the Western Australian city of Perth.
Troye Sivan Mellet 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.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Education
Troye Sivan Mellet went to Carmel School, a private Modern Orthodox school, until 2009, when he began distance learning. There is not much available about his educational background.
Troye Sivan Mellet Is Gay
Troye Sivan Mellet came out in 2013 and revealed his sexuality that he is gay. He realized that he was gay when he was around 15.
At age 18, he made a coming-out video in which he announced to his fans that he was gay. He is said to be dating model Jacob Bixenman.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s family was supportive and he also escaped the bullying that several other homosexual youngsters go through at school.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Acting Career
In 2007, Troye Sivan Mellet starred as Oliver Twist in a production of Oliver! at the Regal Theatre. In 2008, Sivan was cast in a West Australian short film, Betrand the Terrible. In February 2008, Sivan was cast as young James Howlett in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
In July 2009, Troye Sivan Mellet auditioned successfully for the lead role in Spud, a film adaptation of the 2005 novel by South African author John van de Ruit.
Filming took place in South Africa from early March to mid-April 2010. The film was released in South Africa on 3 December 2010 and was later nominated for six SAFTAs, including a Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film nomination for Sivan.
Troye’s initial success as an actor came when he appeared in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ which released in 2009. He then starred in a major role in the ‘Spud’ trilogy.
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Music Career
As a singer and songwriter, Troye Sivan Mellet released the EP ‘TRXYE,’ which peaked at #5 on the ‘U.S. Billboard 200.’
He began his musical career even before becoming a teenager with performances in ‘Channel Seven Perth Telethon.’
Troye Sivan Mellet released his debut album in 2015, which catapulted the young man to greater success.
Troye Sivan Mellet led the performance for ‘We Are the World 25 for Haiti,’ a charity event dedicated to the victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010.
In 2013, he signed with a major Australian label and later released a five-song EP called ‘TRYXE’ in 2014. The lead song from this album ‘Happy Little Pill’ turned out to be popular and topped the charts in several nations across the world; it featured on the top 10 of the ‘US Billboard 200.’
Troye Sivan Mellet’s YouTube
Troye Sivan Melle began creating video blogs on the video sharing site YouTube in September 2012, after only singing on the site since 2007.
One of Troye Sivan Mellet’s most notable You Tube works is a video he created with fellow YouTuber Tyler Oakley.
The video, titled “The ‘Boyfriend’ Tag,” earned them a Teen Choice Award in the category of “Choice Web Collaboration.”
Troye Sivan Mellet’s Net worth
Troye Sivan Mellet has an estimated net worth of $7 million to $10 million.