Troye Sivan is an Australian singer and actor who gained popularity due to his exceptional talent. The guy with amazing singing and acting skills was born in South Africa, but raised in Australia. Just like many other musicians and internet celebrities, Troye also started his musical endeavor from his official YouTube channel. He started to gain popularity after uploading his initial musical creations to his channel. Sivan also appeared in different talent competitions taking place across the country. In 2013, he signed a contract with EMI Australia, which is the largest music corporation in the country. It is a subsidiary of conglomerate Vivendi (Paris-based media).
Sivan gained critical acclaim after launching his 3rd extended play titled ‘TRXYE’ on Aug 15, 2014, via Universal Music Australia. It was well-received even by critics and reached 5th spot on the U.S. Billboard 200. The lead track of this EP was titled ‘Happy Little Pill’, which secured 10th spot on the Australian Top Music Charts. Troye’s 4th extended play was rolled out under the heading ‘Wild’. It also received a wonderful response from fans from all around the world.
Troye currently lives in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is known as a professional YouTuber, singer, actor, and songwriter. He has been fully active in the showbiz industry since his debut in 2006. The guy is experienced in all music genres including, dance-pop, pop, electropop, and Synth-pop. Aside from being an outstanding vocalist, he is also a matchless instrumentalist who can play bass guitar and piano just like a pro. He has worked under the Capitol Records and EMI Australia labels thus far. The talented Aussie lad has performed associated acts with prominent stars such as Ariana Grande, Charli XCX, and Lauv.
Who are Troye Sivan's Parents?
Troye was born on Jun 5, 1995, in Johannesburg, South Africa. The name of his mother is Laurelle, who has been a former model and a homemaker. Sivan’s beloved father, Shaun Mellet, is a famous real estate agent and an entrepreneur. The talented young star was just two years of age when the entire family relocated to Australia. The reason behind their shift was the increasing crime rate in their homeland (South Africa). They were always terrified because of the alarming situation of the country. The couple wanted their offspring to breathe in a healthy and stress-free environment.
After relocating to Australia, Sivan started to live his father and mother in Perth, Western Australia. He spent his childhood with his three adorable siblings under the observation of affectionate parents. The names of his siblings are Tyede, Steele, and Sage. The young artist belongs to the Jewish religion just like his father, who was born to a diehard Jewish family. Sivan’s mother converted to Judaism after getting inspired. That’s why Troye grew up in an orthodox environment at home. Most of the fans and critics identify the star as an atheist. He attended a modern orthodox school, Carmel School. He kept studying there until 2009 when he completely switched to distant learning.
Troye’s music career began from Channel 7 Perth Telethon. He sang songs at the annual telethon in 2006, 2007, and 2008. This helped the little boy in building his initial fan base in Australia. He performed for three consecutive years and made everyone feel enthralled with his outstanding performances. He launched four EPs before introducing his first studio album.
Sivan launched his debut studio album titled ‘Blue Neighborhood’ on Dec 4, 2015, through Capitol Records America and EMI Music Australia. The album received critical acclaim from his fans in Australia, South Africa, and America. The complete length of the album is 36:49 minutes and it included music genres such as dream pop, pop, and electropop. A lot of talented people served as producers including, SLUMS, Bram Inscore, Jack Antonoff, Dann Hume, Alex JL Hiew, Pip Norman, Alex Hope, and Emile Haynie. Some of the most striking singles from this collection were ‘Wild’, ‘Talk Me Down’, ‘Youth’, and ‘Heaven’.
The 2nd studio album of the Australian stunner was rolled out on Aug 31, 2018, via Capitol Records America and EMI Music Australia. The album included sparkling guest appearances from other prominent stars such as Ariana Grande and Gordi. The full length of the music album is 36:47 and it featured synth pop, pop, and Dance-pop. People who performed the production work were Oscar Gorres, Alex Hope, Oscar Holter, Bobby Krlic, Ariel Rechtshaid, Buddy Ross, and Jam City. This album turned out to be a massive hit for the young and talented singer. It received three prestigious award nominations including, the Best Pop Release, Best Male Artist and Album of the Year.
Troye is a handsome guy with a massive female fan following from Australia, America, and other countries. According to some sources, Sivan was believed as gay. On Aug 7, 2013, the young celebrity publicly announced himself as gay through his official YouTube. His family abandoned him after he proclaimed his sexual orientation. Currently, he lives out of his family in Hollywood Hills near Los Angeles, California. According to sources, he is in a relationship with his partner Jacob Bixenman, who is a fashion model. Reports have suggested that Troye suffers from mild Marfan syndrome. The celeb is just 24-year old and he is too young to get married.
How much is Troye Sivan's Net Worth?
Troye has gained a lot of fame and money through his professional careers as an actor and singer. He worked day and night to prove his abilities in front of music companies. Finally, he was able to sign contracts with big music labels such as Capitol Records America and EMI Australia. The guy launched two full-length music albums and more than a few singles and mixtapes. He also embarked on many tours to promote his music in different regions of the world. Today, the young lad has accumulated a whopping net worth of $8 Million. He has great future plans that will help him in adding more figures to his net worth.