American actor and musician Ansel Elgort is best known for playing Augustus Waters in the 2014 film “The Fault in Our Stars.” His stage name Ansolo is most frequently used to refer to him. Elgort began performing in the 2013 American horror film “Carrie,” which he also co-directed with Kimberley Peirce. Since then, he has been steadily and gradually earning recognition in the business. But it wasn’t until his part in the 2014 American romantic drama movie “The Fault in Our Stars” that he began to achieve significant international fame. Elgort has won multiple awards for his outstanding work in the movie, including the Young Hollywood Award for “Best On-Screen Couple” (together with his co-star) in 2014. Elgort is well renowned for his musical talents as well. He issued the song “To Life,” which was made public in September 2015.
Ansel Elgort was born in New York City on March 14, 1994. While his mother Grethe Barrett Holby directs opera, his father Arthur Elgort is a fashion photographer. Warren and Sophie are his two younger siblings. Elgort is of English, German, and Norwegian ancestry on his mother’s side and has a Russian Jewish history on his father’s side.
He went to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. Additionally, he attended classes at the Professional Performing Arts School and Stagedoor Manor Summer Camp. He had also appeared in the American musical “Hairspray” when he was a young man.
In 2012, Violetta Komyshan, his high school girlfriend, and Ansel Elgort began dating. However, they eventually split up because of his demanding job and busy schedule. They eventually made amends in 2015.
His older sister Sophie is a photographer, while his older brother Warren works as a film editor right now.
Physical Stats & More
- Height – 179 cm (in feet inches- 5′ 10″)
- Weight – 60 kg (in pounds- 132 lbs)
- Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 16 Inches
- Eye Colour – Brown
- Hair Colour – Brown
Ansel Elgort initially started his acting career on stage before being given a supporting role in the 2013 film “Carrie.” The movie, which was helmed by renowned American filmmaker Kimberley Pierce, is the third to be based on Stephen King’s acclaimed horror novel of the same name.
Following that, he made an appearance in Neil Burger’s science fiction film “Divergent,” which was adapted from the best-selling young adult novel of the same name by American author Veronica Roth.
His next part was in the movie “The Fault in Our Stars,” which was based on the same-titled book by John Green.
Ansel Elgort also made an appearance in the 2014 drama movie “Men, Women, and Children” from the United States. The movie, which debuted on October 1, 2014, tackles the issue of online addiction.
He made a brief cameo appearance in the American comedy-mystery movie “Paper Towns,” which was directed by Jake Schreier, in 2015. The movie is a reimagining of John Green’s identically named 2008 book.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent and The Divergent Series: Allegiant, which were published in 2015 and 2016, respectively, were the second and third entries in the “Divergent” series, and Elgort continued to play the same character in both.
As of 2022, Ansel Elgort’s net worth was $12 million in dollars.