Ross (Shor) Lynch playing Austin: the brilliant singer who performs the songs Ally Dawson writes. Ross, born December 29, 1995 is an american teen actor, dancer, singer and musician. Lynch was in a band before he joined Austin & Ally, with his four siblings called R5, and is still in the band. Riker Lynch, one of his siblings, has a minor role on the FOX series Glee as Jeff, one of the Dalton Academy Warblers. He was raised in Littleton, Colorado, USA. Ross Lynch currently stars as Austin Mono on Disney Family's original Austin and Ally.
Ross was born in Littleton, Colorado, the fourth of five kids to Mark and Stormie Lynch. He and his family moved to California in 2007 to allow his brother Riker pursue a career as an entertainer. After the move, his brother Rocky taught himself how to play the guitar, and taught Ross how to play. Riker would play bass while their sister Rydel began to play the piano. They soon made the band R5 with a friend they met at a dance studio, Elligton Ratliff, who plays the drums.
He and his siblings are the cousins of professional ballroom dancers Derek Hough and Julianne Hough.