Famous American singer cum songwriter Taylor Swift is known for her dashing look with mind-blowing voice. She is one of the few music artists whose albums were sold in record number and considered as among the best selling albums in the American music industry. During 2010’s she became the highest-earning female singer. Have a look at this cute stars some of the astonishing facts.
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|Full name:||Taylor Alison Swift|
|Birth date:||13th June 1989|
|Birth Place:||West Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S|
|Levels:||Republic, Big Machine|
|Net worth:||$400 million (as of 2020)|
|Parents:||Scott Kingsley Swift,Abdrea Gardner Swift|
|Boy Friends:||Joe Alwyn (2019)|
|Genres:||Pop, rock, country, synth-pop|
|Height:||5 feet 11 inches|
|Eye and hair color:||Blue and Blonde|
|Food:||Cheesecake, Sweet Potato Pancakes|
|Perfume:||Escada Moon Sparkle|
|Book:||The Hunger Games, To Kill A Mocking Bird|
|Singers:||Ed Sheeran, 50 Cent, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears, Katy Perry|
|Movies:||Legally Blonde(2001), Love Actually(2003),|
|TV shows:||CSI, Friends, Pretty Little Liars, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit|
|Actresses||Gwyneth Paltrow, Ellen DeGeneras|
Childhood and early life-
Taylor was born to Scott Kingsley Swift and Andrea Gardner Swift, the city of Reading, Pennsylvania. Her father worked as a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch while her mother was a homemaker.
She has younger brother Austin Kingsley Swift, who is an actor.
Her Name “Taylor” was given in the memory of another great singer and songwriter James Taylor.
Taylor performed in four Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions at the age of nine. She was inspired by Shania Twain’s and Faith Hill songs and decided to pursue her music career in Nashville.
When she was 14, her father transferred his office to Merrill Lynch’s Nashville office, for Swift’s better musical career. Swift along with her whole family started living in Hendersonville, Tennessee at a lakefront house.
At the age of 12, Taylor Swift wrote a song “Lucy You” with the help of her guitar teacher, Ronnie Cremer.
Debut in acting-
Apart from signing, she has worked in a few films and television videos as well. In 2009 she marked her debut television show with CBS’s CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. She played a rebellious teenager in that show. She also acted in a number of movies- Valentine’s Day(2010), The Lorax(2012), The Giver(2014), Cats(2019), Miss America(2020)
First album and success-
In 2005 she got a break a big break with Big Machine records. Taylor was chosen by a Dreamworks Records executive Scott Borchetta. From there she started her industry musical career. Later she debuted in her self titled studio album “Taylor Swift”. That album remained in the fifth position on the Billboard 200 albums for 157 weeks.
Tim McGraw was her debut single and first published song. It has released by Big Machine Records on 19th June 2006.
Taylor’s “Our Song” was topped in Canadian Hot 100 and Billboard Hot 100 list in 2007 and 2008 respectively. It was released in September 2007 and was written and recorded by herself.
Swift is known for her sensible political views and raising issues for society. She has been involved in numerous philanthropic works and donated huge amounts of money in various charities, schools as well as participated in many awareness campaigns. In 2008 she donated $100000 for the low flood. She also donated in many schools and artistic funds for the help of raising and struggling artists. In 2018 Taylor donated $100000 to an initiative called Time’s Up. Time’s Up raises the issues for women against harassment and discrimination.
Social media followings-
Taylor is one of the most popular singers in this generation, with a huge fan base. She has more than 131 followers on Instagram, 71 million on Facebook, 86 a million followers on twitter,37 million subscribers on YouTube, and 7 the most followers base on Spotify with 28.47 million followers.
Awards and recognitions-
From teenage days, she is honored with many awards and won many accolades. In 2007 she became the youngest person who received the Nashville Songwriters Association’s Songwriter or Artist of the year.
According to the Billboard list, she is one of the greatest artists of all time. She received 23 Billboard Music Awards. As a woman, this number is the highest.
She holds six Guinness World records for her 29 wins at the American Music Awards and 23 awards in Billboards Music Awards.
Taylor Swift also honored with 10 Grammy Awards, and Emmy Awards, a popular British annual music award Brit Award.
Taylor Swift is an avid food lover, even during leisure time she loves to prepare food with her mother. Her favorite drink is coffee and favorite meal is Nashville,a sweet potato pancake. She starts her day with orange juice in the morning and loves to have chicken tenders which is also her favorite food.
She is popularly known as Taylor Swift among her fans. But her friends gave her some nicknames such as – T-Swift, Tay, Swifty.
Favorite movie, book, and singer-
Her favorite singers are Ed Sheeran, 50 Cent, Tom Petty, Nicki Minaj, Britney Spears and a few more. She loves to watch movies and shows, her most favorite shows are Game of Thrones, Down Town Abbey, Killing Eve, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Law & Order, SVU, CSI. She mentioned about her favorite movie Love Actually. Her favorite books are The Hunger Games, which is a dystopian novel written by American writer Suzanne Collins and To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel written by Harper Lee.
Since her popularity, she has kept her relationship away from gossips, which happens as same at present also. Her current relationship with her now-boyfriend Joe Alwyn was kept secret for almost three years. But this singer has a long list of boyfriends that started from 2008 with Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner to with a British actor Tom Hiddleston. Her last relationship with Tom Hiddleston lasted from June 2016 to September 2016. To date, she had been through 12 relationships.
Taylor is popularly known as the “America’s Sweet Heart” by American media. She considers Michelle Obama as her role model.
Net worth –
As of 2020, she has a total net worth of 400 million, which makes her one of the richest celebrities in the world. Most of her income comes from her albums, world tours, and endorsements. She was among the top-earning Women list of Forbes between 2011 to 2018. And according to Forbes was one of the 100 highest-paid celebrities.
Taylor has endorsed for AirAsia, Qantas, Fijufilm and 2019 she entered a multi-year partnership with Capital One. In 2018 she profited $266.1 million from her world tours concerts and $5million from her music recordings.
Houses she owns-
Taylor Swift has invested $90 million in purchasing houses and apartments. One of her most expensive mansion is in Beverly Hills, California, worth $25 million, she also owns another house in Beverly Hills which she brought for $3.55 million though now her second house is on sale. Taylor owns multiple apartments in New York as well. Her apartment in Tribeca is 8309 square feet, packed with 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. It was purchased from Lord of the Rings director, Peter Jackson. She also owns an estate in Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The 12000 square feet property was bought in 2013 with $17.75 million. Taylors own a 3240 square feet condo in Nashville. The property is in Nashville’s “Music Roe” and she bought it for $1.99 million, besides that she has a 5600 square foot Nashville home.
Owner of some luxurious cars and two private jets-
The number of expensive cars is just a cup of tea for a celebrity like Taylor Swift. Thus she has tried her hands on buying those luxurious cars. Now she is the owner of Toyota Sequoia($65000), Audi R8($190000), Porche 911($89000).
Taylor has not one but two private jets. The first one is Dassault Falcon 900 tri jet worth $40 million and Dassault falcon 50.
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