Troye Sivan is a 20 year old singer and vlogger on Youtube. Troye is also an actor. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on June 5, 1995. Troye moved to Australia when crime was rising in South Africa. Troye uses “Troye Sivan” for his stage name as his birth name is Troye Mellet. Sivan is his middle name. He has three other siblings: Steele, Tyde, and Sage. Tyde is also a Youtube vlogger and singer. Troye publicly came out as gay in a Youtube video that was uploaded on August 7, 2013.
Troye started his acting career at the age of 14 when he was cast as young James Howlett in the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine. In 2010, he starred in the comedy film trilogy, Spud. Spud 2: The Madness Continues came out in 2013, while Spud 3: Learning to Fly was released in 2014.
Troye sang on Channel Seven Perth Telethon in 2006, 2007, and 2008. In StarSearch of 2007, Troye had made it to their grand finals. In February 2008, Troye released his debut EP, Dare to Dream. In September of that year, he sang in the opening of Storm the Stage. Troye is signed with EMI Australia. He later released another EP, TRXYE. TRXYE reached number one on iTunes in over 55 countries. The week after, his album was number five on the Billboard 200. His single “Happy Little Pill” got to number 10 on the ARIA Singles Chart and was certified gold by them for selling over 35,000 copies. In September 2015, he released another EP, Wild. In December 2015, Troye finally released his studio album, Blue Neighborhood. Troye was also featured in Zedd’s song, Papercut.