Olly Alexander's career began in 2008, focusing on 2 areas: acting and singing. His first movie was Summerhill and his next one was a Academy award nominee, Bright Star. He also challenged himself in many other movies and was even a co-writer for Funny Bunny, an Indie film. Aditionally, he is a member of Years & Years, a band formed in 2010.
At age 10, he wrote a song for Casio's keyboard. 6 years later, he auditioned for the famous TV series "Skins" and then obtained the services of an agent
He is now dating Neil Milan Amin-Smith, the violinist of Clean Bandit
- The meaning of the name Alexander: Defender Of The People