Who is Ansel Elgort and what is his net worth 2018? American born Ansel Elgort is a multi talented young chap, he is not just into acting and singing, but is also a DJ, who goes by the name Ansolo. He is popular mainly as an actor and singer, a few of his popular characters include Tommy Ross from the 2013 film ‘Carrie’, Caleb Prior, in the 2014 film ‘The Divergent Series’, and the most popular was Augustus Waters in the film ‘Fault in our Stars’.
His character of ‘Mason’ in the 2015 film Paper Towns also earned him praises. His musical career has been equally promising, he is known to have remixed songs for popular singers, and also given a few of his own singles, which have managed to stay on the top of charts for long. Currently, his latest song ‘Thief’ is popular among users.
Ansel was born in the year 1994, on 14th of March, to father Arther Elgort, and mother Grethe Barrett Holby, in Manhattan, New York. His father was a fashion photographer, with thirty years of experience at Vogue, and his mother was an opera director. Ansel has two more siblings, both of whom are elder to him. His brother Warren is a film editor, whereas his sister Sophie is a photographer.
Algort began dating his high school sweetheart Violetta Komyshan, in the year 2012, and then broke up in 2014, due to a growing career and inability to spend time together. However, they patched up five months after breaking up with each other.
Education: Ansel’s mother took him to be a part of the School of American Ballet, when he was just nine. Although he cannot ballet, the guy does Tap dance really well, which he learned while he was in college. His acting training had begun at an early age of 12, when he joined acting classes. He went to the Professional Performing Arts School, and did his high schooling from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. He was also a part of the Stagedoor Manor, which was a summer camp.
Ansel Elgort Net Worth
Even though he is very young, he has been a part of a few hit films, which earned well. The estimated net worth of the actor is around $5.5 million. However, where he spends all this money cannot be said, as there are no mentions of his properties, cars or other assets. But he is sure playing in millions, as his acting, music as well as DJ career are in full swing.
Ansel debuted in the film industry with a remake of the horror flick ‘Carrie’, the film was released in 2013, and paved way for the rise of Ansel. His next character was of a supporting role in the 2014 film Divergent, which was an adaptation of the novel by Veronica Roth. In this film he was cast next to Shailene Woodly, as he essayed the role of her brother.
In his next film, which was the turning point in his career, he was again cast with Shailene Woodly, but as her lover. The film was 2014 flick, ‘Fault in Our Stars’ which was based on the novel by John Green. Ansel played the character of Augustus Waters, who was suffering from cancer. The film was a tragic love story, which ends with the demise of Augustus.
After the tragic love story, he was part of a comedy film, titled ‘Men, Women and Children’; the film released in the year 2014, and saw Ansel essaying the role of Tim Mooney. In the year 2015, he again got to play the role of Caleb Prior, in the Sequel of the film ‘Divergent’; ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’. In 2015 he did another film ‘Paper Towns’, and in 2016 he again played Caleb Prior in ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’. These films led him to be named as one of the best actors below 20 years of age.
Ansel Elgort is certainly a rising star, he has not only made a name for himself in the acting scene, but has also launched a few hit singles, along with remixing for popular artists like Lana Del Ray, and more.