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Ansel Elgort Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Father is a celebrated fashion photographer and his mother an opera director
  • He and his two siblings were featured in their father's 1997 photography book Camera Ready: How to Shoot Your Kids
  • At 9, performed in The Nutcracker with the School of American Ballet
  • Spent seven summers at Stagedoor Manor, a performing-arts camp for young people in the Catskills
  • Is a songwriter, plays piano and produces house music


  • 2018Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2015Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Young Actor/Actress: nominated


  • Warren Elgort -- Brother
  • Grethe Holby Elgort -- Mother
  • Violetta Komyshan -- Significant Other
  • Sophie Elgort -- Sister