Did Ansel Elgort And Violetta Komyshan Break Up? New Details On The Shirtless Selfies He Was Posting On Instagram And What They Mean

Are Ansel Elgort and Violette Komyshan still together?

Did Ansel Elgort And Violetta Komyshan Break Up? New Details On The Shirtless Selfies He Was Posting On Instagram And What They Mean Getty

Ansel Elgort and Violetta Komyshan are high school sweethearts who started dating back in 2012 and seem to have the perfect relationship, based on their social media posts. But this week, the star of the upcoming movie The Goldfinch posted some things to social media that had fans wondering if all is well between the pair. He took to Instagram one evening and posted a long series of shirtless selfies with no explanation. Some fans wondered if he was OK, while others wondered if he was suddenly single and showing off in the hopes of finding new love.


Did Ansel Elgort and Violetta Komyshan break up? Keep reading for all the latest details on their relationships.

1. Ansel

Elgort is a Manhattan-born actor who comes from a creative family. His father Arthur Elgort is a fashion photographer and his mother Grethe Barrett Holby is an opera director. Elgrot himself is a serious Hollywood star these days. Not only is he the star of the Divergent series, he won (and broke) everyone’s heart playing cancer patient Augustus Waters in the 2014 screen adaptation of The Fault In Our Stars. His newest film, The Goldfinch, based on a novel by the same name by Donna Tartt, is set to open this summer.



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Elgort started in The Fault In Our Stars.

2. Violetta

Komyshan is the daughter of Ukrainian immigrants and he grew up in New York, according to Marie Claire. She started dancing at a young age and got her first professional break at 11-years-old when choreographer Elliot Feld hired her. She’s been dancing professionally ever since. She trained at American Ballet Theatre and danced with dance company Ballet Next. She continues to dance as well as doing some modeling and using her Instagram feed as an influencer.



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Komyshan is a trained dancer.

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3. High school sweethearts

The pair went to LaGuardia School of the Arts in New York and started dating as students, according to Marie Claire. Komyshan remembers that "I think he had his eye on me, because we were in the same lunch period or something. [One day freshman year] I was with my friend, and he was walking down the block. I didn’t even know he went to my school—I just thought he was really attractive. I looked at him and told my friend, ‘Oh my God, that guy’s so hot,’ and she’s like, ‘Oh, that’s Ansel, he goes to LaGuardia.'" Within a year, they started dating.



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They started dating in high school.


4. Dance fan

Komyshan was studying dance and acting at the prestigious performing arts school, which was an immediate selling point for Elgort. People reports, that in 2015, he said: “I like strong women. Physical women. My dad photographed a lot of beautiful dancers. My mom was a dancer. I love when a girl is like, ‘I can’t hang out. I have to go to class.’ And I go pick her up and she’s all sweaty in a leotard with her hair in a bun. That’s the hottest thing ever.”



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Elgort has a thing for dancers.


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5. Picture perfect

Not only does his dad photograph dancers, but Elgort snaps pics of dancers as well. Well, one dancer: Komyshan. She told Cosmo: “He takes a lot of my photos. He really knows when I look genuinely happy and beautiful." She went on to add, "His dad’s a photographer, and [Ansel] really learned how to use a camera growing up. He knows my light, he knows everything. He could just be my personal photographer and he’d be great at it because he’s so good.”



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Elgort is good behind the camera.


6. Temporary split

Back in 2014, the core had a brief time apart but Elgort says he knew something was gone from his life without her. Marie Claire reports that he said at the time: ”I was doing OK," Elgort remembers. "But I knew something was missing, and I was like, 'Oh, that's love.'" Within five months, they were back together. Since then, they have been red carpet regulars and they adorn one another's Instagram pages, showing their world travels and enviable levels of affection for one another.

They weren't apart for long.


7. Selfies

This week people have been buzzing about Elgort and whether he and Komyshan have split again. The Heavy reports that he got on Instagram on Tuesday night and posted seventeen different selfies to his account. It was his first time posting in over a month and fans had some questions about why the star of the upcoming movie The Goldfinch was plastering his face on social media that night. Some even wondered if this was a signal that something was wrong between Elgort and Komyshan and perhaps he was showing off a newly single status with the shirtless snaps. That doesn’t seem to be the case, however, since Komyshan popped into the comments to say “I think this one is the best but they’re all good tbh.”



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Elgort went on a sudden selfie kick.


It looks like this pair is still going strong and we can expect to see adorable photos of them together at the opening of his new film. 

Rebekah Kuschmider has been writing about celebrities, pop culture, entertainment, and politics since 2010. Her work has been seen at Ravishly, Babble, Scary Mommy, The Mid, Redbook online, and The Broad Side. She is the creator of the blog Stay at Home Pundit and she is a cohost of the weekly podcast The More Perfect Union.