Nobody else can better explain the struggle and hardships a gay individual should endure in homophobic society than Olly Alexander. The American actor and singer, Olly struggled with anxiety issues and depression during his teenage years leaving his self-esteem shattered. The actor, who is famous as ‘Years & Years’ lead vocalist, currently promotes HIV screening, safer sex, and LGBT bullying initiatives.
Career and Progression:
Olly Alexander began his acting career from the movie ‘Summerhill’ in 2008. After that, he enjoyed the success in several films including, ‘Tormented,' ‘Enter the Void,' ‘The Dish & the Spoon’ and ‘God Help the Girl.' Alexander has also featured in much television series such as, ‘Penny Dreadful,' ‘Lewis’ and ‘Skins.’
Moreover, he joined the band ‘Years & Years’ as lead vocalist after Mikey Goldsworthy; guitarist heard him heard him performing in the shower. The band, formed in 2010, released their debut album, ‘Traps’ and garnered support from Radio 6 and Radio 1. Likewise, their most accomplished album, ‘King’ released in 2015 and topped the UK Single Chart in March, earning national recognition.
How Much is Olly’s Worth?
The 27 years old singer, Olly Alexander has garnered an enormous net worth of 0.7 million dollars. The singer accumulated the amount from his works in multiple movies and television series and earnings from the singing career.
Openly gay, Olly Stayed in a Romantic Relationship with Neil Amin!
Well, this piece of information may break the heart of numerous girls, but let us reveal, Olly Alexandra belongs to gay orientation. It’s true that the handsome singer isn’t interested in a woman and is very much happy in his own sexuality.
Olly was previously dating the Clean Bandit member, Neil Amin-Smith. Olly and his former boyfriend were indeed one of the most passionate couples who didn’t hesitate to expose their love in public. In September 2015, the couple embraced and kissed each other amidst hundreds of audience during a concert.
However, the couple, who were an inspiration to gay couples, has parted their ways now. In an interview with BBC journalist Evan Davis, Olly confessed that despite spending a large part of his twenties with different partners, he enjoys staying single and unattached.
His Short Bio:
As per his wiki, Oliver Alexander Thorton, known as, Olly Alexandra Thornton was 15 July 1990, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Speaking of his family, he is a son of Vicki Thornton who was on the board of the Coleford Music Festivals. He studied at St. John Primary School and later went to Monmouth Comprehensive School. The singer belongs to white ethnicity and has an ideal height of 5 feet 9 inches.