Olly Alexander Biography
Born Oliver Alexander Thornton, Olly Alexander is a British actor, singer, and screenwriter. He is best known as the lead singer of in synth-pop trio Years & Years. He is also known for his role in It’s A Sin and his role in Bright Star.
Olly Alexander Age | Birthday
Singer Alexander is 31 years old (age as of 2021). He was born on July 15, 1990, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. The British actor celebrates his birthday on the 15th of July each year.
Olly Alexander Parents | Family
The singer, Alexander was born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, to his parents Vicki Thornton (mother) and his father. Her mother was the co-founder of the Coleford Music Festival, UK. The actor has a brother named Ben who is autistic. Moreover, his parents divorced when he was 13 years old and after his parents’ divorce, it was his mother who solemnly took care of him and his brother.
Olly Alexander Height
singer/actor Alexander has a height measurement of 5 feet and 8 inches tall.
Olly Alexander Gender
Alexander is openly gay and an LGBTQ activist. He is known to only identify with the pronoun “he/him/his.” He also heavily uses male pronouns in his songs with duo Years and Years.
Olly Alexander Partner
Alexander is presently single. He is currently not in a relationship with anyone. The singer previously had a very close relationship with Neil Amin-Smith, the violinist of Clean Bandit. In September 2015, Alexander and Neil Amin-Smith shared a kiss on stage at the UK Jersey Live Festival in front of an applauding audience. However, in December 2015, Alexander said that they had parted ways.
Olly Alexander Education
Alexander went to St. John’s Primary School, located in Coleford. He then went to Monmouth Comprehensive School before enrolling at Hereford College of the Arts to study performing arts. During his time at Monmouth, he starred in two stage productions, such as portraying the character of Benny in Boys and Dolls and as a corporal in The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Olly Alexander Songs
Alexander composed his first song when he was 10 years old. He started his music career in 2010. Together with a famous guitarist named Mikey Goldsworthy, he formed a band called Years & Years. After a while, the band began to develop, which also included Emre Turkmen, Noel Leeman, and Oliver Subra. The band released its debut single; I Wish I Knew in 2012. After a successful single, the band released a debut EP Traps in September 2013.
Olly Alexander TV Shows & Movies
Alexander has been actively involved in acting for films since 2008. His acting debut was a role in Summerhill. Some notable movies he starred in are Dust (2009), Gulliver’s Travel (2010), and Great Expectations (2012). He has also played some TV roles, the most popular ones being It’s A Sin on HBO Max and Great British Bake Off.
Olly Alexander Net worth
Alexander has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He earns his income through singing and acting. He also earns through screenwriting.
Olly is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @ollyyears with 763k followers as of December 2021.