Ansel Elgort, who is best known for his roles in films like “The Fault in Our Stars,” “The Divergent Series,” and “Baby Driver,” to name a few, is an American actor/singer/DJ who has been active in the industry since 2012. He signed to Universal Records in 2015. 

Quick Info 
Full NameAnsel Elgort
Date of Birth March 14, 1994
Birth PlaceManhattan, New York, USA
ParentsArthur Elgort
Grethe Barrett Holby
ProfessionActor, Singer, DJ
NationalityAmerican
Age26 years
Height1.93 m
Weight79 kg
Net WorthUS $15 million

Ansel Elgort

EARLY LIFE

Ansel Elgort was born to parents Arthur Elgort and Grethe Barrett Holby on March 14, 1994, in NYC, US. His daddy is a fashion cinematographer who works for Vogue. His mama is a show filmmaker. Ansel Elgort has a couple of siblings, an elder sibling named Sophie Elgort and an elder brother named Warren Elgort.

From the age of nine, Ansel Elgort went to the School of American Ballet for five years. He went to Stagedoor Manor and also an art school. He was photographed by his father with Jac Jagaciak for Teen Vogue in 2009.

 

CAREER

Ansel Elgort made his film debut in 2013 with the film “Carrie,” in which he acted as Tommy Ross. The following year, he played the role of Caleb Prior in “Divergent.” The part was well-received by fans and critics alike, and this set him up for further prominence.

The breakthrough in his career came in the same year after he appeared as Augustus Waters in the tragic romantic film titled “The Fault in Our Stars,” based on the novel written by Josh Boone of the same name. This film helped him achieve a massive fanbase worldwide. The same year Ansel Elgort also performed in the movie “Men, Women & Children” in which he acted as Tim Mooney.

He reprised his role as Caleb in 2015 in the film “The Divergent Series: Insurgent.” The same year he made a cameo and acted as Mason in “Paper Towns.” In 2016, he was once again as Caleb Prior in the film “The Divergent Series: Allegiant.” He further proved his acting skills by impressing the fans and critics with his outstanding acting as Baby a.k.a. Miles in the film “Baby Driver” in 2017. The same year, he appeared in “November Criminals” as Addison Schacht.

Ansel Elgort

In 2018, he played the titular role of Jonathan in the film of the same name and acted as Joe Hunt in the “Billionaire Boys Club.” 2019 saw him appear in the part of Theodore Decker, a.ka. Theo, in the film “The Goldfinch.” He is to appear as Tony in the movie “West Side Story” in 2021. He appears in the crime drama TV series titled “Tokyo Vice” as the character Jake Adelstein. The release dates haven’t been announced yet as of November 2020. He is also an executive producer for the series.

On the music front, he goes by the name Ansølo. The first instance of his music got heard on SoundCloud, where he uploaded remixes to various pop songs like “Born to Die” by Lana Del Rey. He released his first song on 21st April 2014, and it was titled “Unite.” He also played at the Electric Zoo Festival in 2014. He got signed to Universal Records in 2015 and released the song “Home Alone” in July of 2016. His most recent single called “Supernova” was released in January of 2018. 

 

Awards

He got awarded “Choice Movie: Liplock” and the “Best On-Screen Couple,” which he parted with Shailene Woodley for the movie “The Fault in Our Stars” in 2014 and 2015, respectively. In 2014, Ansel Elgort also got awarded a “Best New Film Actor” award. 

 

PERSONAL LIFE

Ansel Elgort is very active on social media and shares a lot of content that provides us a sneak peek into his personal life. Violetta Komyshan and Ansel started dating in 2012 and broke up in 2014 because Ansel wanted to focus more on his career. They got back together in 2015. Ansel is also a DJ and is a fantastic dancer, skateboarder, and artist. He loves basketball. As of 2020, Ansel lives in Bedford Stuyvesant. He posted a nude picture of himself for a fundraising campaign to help COVID-19 affected people in April of 2020. 

Ansel Elgort

Height, Weight, and Age

Ansel Elgort attains 1.93 meters tall and weighs roughly 79 kg. As of November of 2020, he is 26 years old. 

 

Social Media

Ansel Elgort is running on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. He has 9.6 million followers on Instagram, and on Twitter, he has 3.5 million followers as of November 2020. 

 

You can follow him on: 

Instagram:

https://instagram.com/ansel

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/AnselElgort

 

NET WORTH

Ensel Elgort’s estimated net worth is around US$ 15 million as of November of 2020. He makes most of his fortune from acting in films and TV shows.

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