Ansel Elgort — American actor, singer and DJ (Ansølo)
Ansel Elgort was born on 14 March 1994 in New York. His father Arthur Elgort is a famous Vogue photographer. His mother, Grethe Barrett Holby, is a producer, choreographer, and a stage director. When Ansel was 12 years old, he started taking acting courses. He also landed the starring part in the school musical Guys and Dolls.
In 2013, Elgort began his professional acting career by getting a supporting role in the movie Carrie. The same year, he debuted in the music world under the pseudonym Ansølo with a remix of Zedd’s song "Clarity".
In a dystopian science fiction movie Divergent, which premiered on March 14, 2014, Elgort had an outstanding role of Caleb Prior, the brother of Beatrice Prior, who was portrayed by Shailene Woodley.
The real fame and critics’ recognition came to Ansel when he landed the leading role in the romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars, where he again played with Shailene Woodley. This movie brought the duo many awards, including Teen Choice Awards for "Choice Movie: Liplock" and "Choice Movie: Chemistry". Elgort himself earned a prize at Teen Choice Awards as "Choice Movie Actor: Drama" and "Choice Movie: Breakout Star". He also received several other awards and nominations. From that moment on, many fans wanted to book Ansel Elgort’s presence at their events but his schedule was getting tougher and tougher.