Troye Sivan Mellet (born 5 June 1995), known professionally as Troye Sivan (/trɔɪ sɪˈvɑːn/), is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor, and YouTube personality.
As an actor, he played the younger version of the titular character in the 2009 X-Men film X-Men Origins: Wolverine and starred as the title character in the Spud film trilogy. Sivan used to make YouTube videos regularly and, as of 2 April 2016, has over 4 million subscribers and over 241 million total views.
On 15 August 2014, Sivan released his first major-label EP, entitled TRXYE, which peaked at number 5 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The lead single from the EP, “Happy Little Pill”, reached number 10 on the Australian charts. On 4 September 2015, Sivan released his second major-label EP, Wild. His debut studio album, Blue Neighbourhood, was released 4 December. Its first single, “Youth”, became Sivan’s first single to enter the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at twenty-three.
His video, “The ‘Boyfriend’ Tag”, with fellow vlogger Tyler Oakley earned them a Teen Choice Award in the “Choice Web Collaboration” category. In October 2014, Time named Sivan as one of the “25 Most Influential Teens of 2014”.[