Aussie singer Troye Sivan might be the new standard of pop stardom. Troye is one of the gay icons internationally
Troye Sivan singing career began to take off in 2006 when he was part of a duet performance with the winner of the ‘Australian Idol’ Guy Sebastian. He also made it to the finals of ‘StarSearch 2007.’ Troye then led the performance for ‘We Are the World 25 for Haiti. It was a charity event dedicated to the victims of the Haiti earthquake in 2010.
Troye’s initial success as an actor came when he appeared in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ released in 2009. He then starred in a major role in the ‘Spud trilogy. In 2013, he signed with a major Australian label and later released a five-song EP called ‘TRYXE’ in 2014. The lead song from this album, ‘Happy Little Pill,’ became popular and topped the charts in several nations worldwide. It featured in the top 10 of the ‘US Billboard 200.’ The song was so successful that the ‘Australian Recording Industry Association awarded it gold status.’ Accolades started pouring in for Sivan as he won the ‘Teen Choice Award.’
One of the 25 Most influential Teens of 2014
Troye was named among the ‘25 Most Influential Teens of 2014’ by ‘Time Magazine.’ With the launch of his album ‘Blue Neighborhood’ (2015), Troye Sivan gained much fame. Especially with the success of the single ‘Youth.’ 2015 also saw Troye Sivan embark on his first tour, ‘ Troye Sivan Live.’ This tour set the pace for two more tours at the start of 2016. These were the ‘Blue Neighborhood Tour’ and the ‘Suburbia Tour.’ Tours established Troye Sivan as a singing sensation on the world stage.
He was nominated for the 2016 ‘MTV Video Music Award’ for ‘Breakthrough Long Form Video’ for his ‘Blue Neighborhood trilogy. In 2018, he released his second studio album ‘Bloom.’ It reached number three in Australia and four on the ‘Billboard 200’ chart. The song ‘My My My!’ became Sivan’s second number-one single on the ‘Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Sivan released the single ‘I’m So Tired…’ in January 2019. The same year, Sivan and Allie X released a song called ‘Love Me Wrong.’
Public coming out as gay in 2013 on a YouTube video
Troye Sivan is openly gay. He came out publicly via a YouTube video on 7 August 2013. His coming out helped other gay youngsters in accepting their sexuality. Troye has been cited as inspiring by several gay men struggling with their sexual identities. His video helped him bond with fans who greatly admired him for being a role model. He is inspiring gay youth to come out to their peers and family.TheFamousPeople
Troye Sivan Mellet is South African born. He moved to Perth, Australia when he was two years old. Troye has two brothers and a sister, and was raised Modern Orthodox. In 2018, his family moved to Melbourne. Troye lives in LA.
“Sometimes I really forget that there are straight people in LA,” Sivan said, in an interview with The Guardian. “I have almost exclusively LGBT people around me. That instilled a sense of confidence in me – that I have every reason to be proud of who I am.”Troye Sivan