15 Fun Facts About Birthday Boy And Rising Star Ansel Elgort

  • Since Elgort remains in a fast way to superstardom, why don’t we help you get the scoop on all there is to know about this hottie? (Photo: WENN)

  • Maybe he doesn’t look it on screen but Ansel is really 6’4! *GASP* (Photo: WENN)

  • He comes from a very artistic family. His dad is a famous photographer and his mother is an opera director! His siblings are also in the arts! Ansel’s sister is a photographer and his brother is a filmmaker. (Photo: WENN)

  • In fact, Ansel even got his name from an artist. Ansel’s named after Ansel Adams, a famous photographer. Ansel was definitely destined for fame! (Photo: WENN)

  • He found his way into photoshoots at an early age, all thanks to his fashion photographer father, Arthur Elgort. “My dad would throw me in the picture if they needed an extra.” (Photo: WENN)

  • His acting debut was in the 2012 Broadway play, Regrets, alongside actress Alexis Bledel. (Photo: WENN)

  • He’s also a musician! Ansel goes by the stage name Ansolo and records dance music! Google it! His music is really good! (Photo: WENN)

  • On top of that, Ansel is also a trained ballet dancer! At age nine, he auditioned for The School of American Ballet! He even trained with Olga Kostritzky, the woman who trained Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan. (Photo: WENN)

  • Ansel attended LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. Some of LaGuardia’s alumni include Jennifer Aniston and Adrien Brody! (Photo: WENN)

  • He’s a sensitive guy. When asked if he cried while reading “The Fault in Our Stars” Ansel said, “Yes. Once very 10 pages.” Us too, Ansel! (Photo: WENN)

  • He’s a fan of reality TV! One of his favorite shows? Hell’s Kitchen! (Photo: WENN)

  • He loves Adam Lambert! “I only watched American Idol for one season, and it was the season that Adam Lambert was on,” he said. “I thought he was the best singer I had ever heard.” (Photo: WENN)

  • As a native New Yorker and b-ball fan, it’s obvious why the Knicks are Ansel’s number one team. (Photo: WENN)

  • Sorry ladies, he has a girlfriend. Ansel’s dating dancer Violetta Komyshan! The pair are high school sweethearts! Aw! (Photo: WENN)

  • Happy birthday Ansel! (Photo: WENN)

Since Elgort remains in a fast way to superstardom, why don’t we help you get the scoop on all there is to know about this hottie? (Photo: WENN)

Ansel Elgort is one of those guys you never knew you needed in your life until you saw him fighting the big man in Divergent, or falling in love with Hazel in The Fault In Our Stars, or fast speeding in Baby Driver—or all three, for that matter.

He’s certainly has gained a special place in our hearts thanks to his outstanding leading performances in the big screen. But did you know that apart from being an terrific actor, Ansel is also a model, DJ, producer, and even trained dancer?

Since Elgort remains in a fast way to superstardom, why don’t we help you get the scoop on all there is to know about this hottie? We’re wishing him a happy birthday with some surprising deets you may not have known about Ansel Elgort!


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