Taylor Swift’s Early Life
Taylor Swift was born to Scott Kingsley Swift and Andrea Gardner Swift on 13 December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Her father was a financial advisor and her mother was a homemaker previously worked as a mutual fund marketing executive. She has a younger brother named Austin. She was raised in Pennsylvania. Swift attended preschool and kindergarten at Alvernia Montessori school. She then transferred to The Wyndcroft School. Later, her family moved to Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, where she attended Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School.
Swift became interested in musical theater and performed in four Berks Youth Theater Academy productions at the age of nine. Swift was inspired by Shania Twain’s songs and shifted her focus towards country music. A computer repairman and local musician Ronnie Cremer taught Swift to play guitar and helped with her firsts efforts as a songwriter when she was 12 years old. At the age of 14, Swift moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee to pursue her career in country music. She attended Hendersonville High School there. Because of her touring schedule, Swift accommodated homeschooling and transferred to the Aaron Academy.
Taylor Swift’s Body Features
Taylor Swift is amazingly gorgeous and beautiful. Swift stands 1.76 m tall and weighs 69kg. Her eyes color is Blue and hair color Blonde. He has a body measurement of 35-26-35. Her bra size in an average 32B. She wears a shoe of size 8.5 and a dress size of 2. Swift is fitness freak. She loves running on the treadmill and does a lot of cardio to stay fit.
Taylor Swift’s Career
She worked with experienced Music Row songwriters such as Troy Verges, Brett Beavers, Brett James, Mac McAnally, and The Warren Brothers and eventually worked with Liz Rose for a long time.
Taylor Swift also become the youngest artist ever signed by Sony/ATV Music publishing house.
In 2005, Big Machine Records signed Taylor Swift and released her eponymous debut title in October 2006.
2007, she became the youngest to achieve the recipients of the Nashville Songwriters Association’s Songwriters/Artist of the years.
2007, Swift released her holiday album Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection.
2008, Swift released her second studio album titled Fearless, which included her famous song, “Love Story” and “You belong with me”.
2009, Swift performed her first concert tour titled Fearless Tour.
2009, she became an Artist of the Year. She also was also named MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video for “You Belong with Me”. Her album ‘Fearless’ was named as Album of the year and Best Country album by Grammy Awards ad American Music Awards.
Her acceptance speech at Grammys was interrupted by rapper Kanye West. The incident was the subject of controversy and frequent media attention, resulting in many Internet memes. She also made her acting debut in 2009 episode of CBS’s CSI Crime Scene Investigation. Swift’s cinematic debut film was Valentine’s Day, released in 2010.
In October 2010, Swift released her third studio album titled Speak Now. In 2010, she was recognized by Guinness Book of World Records becoming the fastest-selling digital album by a female artist, the first woman to achieve 10 track debuts on the Billboard Hot 100. She also won various awards as Artist of the Year, Women of the year by Billboard (2011), Entertainer of the Year by Academy of Country Music (2011 and 2012) and Country Music Association (2011).
In 2011, Swift released her first live album titled Speak Now World Tour: Live.
In October 2012, Swift released her fourth studio album titled Red. Her first lead single from Red was recognized by Guinness World Record becoming the Fastest Selling Single in Digital History. Guinness Book of World Records also recognized Swift for becoming the first female to have two million-selling album openings.
Swift moved to New York City in March 2014.
Swift released her fifth studio album titled 1989 in October 2014, which includes “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, “Bad Blood” and other singles. It was marked as her departure from country albums. Guinness World Record recognized Swift the first to have three albums sell more than one million copies in their opening release week. “Blank Space” and “Bad Blood” were nominated for several awards. It won Video of the Year, Best Collaboration at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. Swift won the Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist, three Grammy Awards for 1989-Album of the Year, and 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards.
In 2017 MTV Video Music Awards she won the Best Collaboration for song’s music video along with Zayn Malik for Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack titled “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”.
Swift released her seventh studio album titled Reputation in November 2017. Swift became the first act to have four albums sell one million copies within one week in the United States.
In 2018, she featured in the album ‘Bigger’. She was also cast in the movie adaptation of musical ‘Cats’.
Swift wrote and co-wrote several songs for other artists as well. She collaborated with Tim McGraw, John Mayer, Boys Like Girls, Kendrick Lamar, Zayn Malik, B.o.B, and several other artists as well. She also contributed several soundtracks for different movies.
In June 2015, Swift criticized Apple Music for not offering royalties to artists during the streaming service’s free trial period. Apple announced to pay artists during the free trial period.
In August 2017, Swift sued David Mueller for sexual assault. Mueller was fired and sued Swift back for making him lose his job. Swift counter-sued Mueller for sexual assault. The jury rejected Mueller’s claims and ruled in favor of Swift.
Personal Life of Taylor Swift
A 29-year old Taylor Swift is not favored by long-term relationships in her life. Her dating list keeps growing. She has dated several singers and actors. In July 2007, Swift started dating American singer and actor Joe Jonas, which did not last more than three months. Swift started dating co-star Taylor Lautner from her cinematic debut movie, Valentine’s Day. Their relationship did not last long either. In 2010, Swift was linked with actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Once again, their relation turned out to be brief. Swift then started a relationship with a political heir Conor Kennedy in July 2012. It did not go well for Swift once again.
They split just two months later. In 2013, Swift dated one of the members of an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, Harry Styles. The swift-harry saga continued only for a year until they split in 2014. Swift then dated Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer Calvin Harris in March 2015. They dated each other not more than a year. They split in June 2016. She is also rumored dating Bradley Cooper, Thomas Odell, Douglas Skarsgard, Evan Spiegel, and Tom Hiddleston. At present, Taylor Swift is in a relationship with English actor Joe Alwyn since 2017.
Taylor Swift’s Net Worth
Taylor Swift is one of the most earning singers in the world. Swift has successfully established herself as one of the world’s highest-paid celebrities. Swift became the first singer to have four albums sell one million copies within one week in the United States. She is one of the best-selling singers of all time. According to Billboard, in 2018, Swift has earned an estimated $5 million in record sales, $2.4 million through streaming, and $2 million in publishing royalties (not including touring revenues). As of 2018, the net worth of Taylor Swift is estimated at $320 million according to Forbes.
Swift also bags millions of dollars through concerts, merchandises, and endorsements. She has endorsed Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Music campaign, National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators, Sony Electronics, America Greetings, Target, CoverGirl, Elizabeth Arden, Papa John’s Pizza, Walgreens, Diet Coke, Keds sneakers, AirAsia, Qantas, Cornetto, Subway, AT&T, DirecTV, Fujifilm and several other companies.
Awards and Achievement
Taylor Swift has won 10 Grammy Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 12 Country Music Association Awards, 23 Billboard Music Awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards, one Creative Arts Emmy Award, and one Brit Award. As a songwriter, Swift has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Swift has also been listed in Rolling Stone’s 2015 list of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.