Taylor Swift is a singer and also a songwriter from the US. Her discography spans genres, and her narrative songwriting, frequently inspired by her personal life, has garnered critical acclaim and widespread media coverage. (1)
Facts About Taylor Swift
|Estimate Net Worth||$400 million|
|Birthday||December 13, 1989|
Taylor Swift's Appearance (Height, Hair, Eyes & More)
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
Taylor Swift's Net Worth
Taylor Swift is a singer, songwriter, and record producer from America who has sold over 200 million albums worldwide. Taylor has a net worth of $400 million. Scott Borchetta, the future music mogul, discovered her at the age of 15 while she was performing at a Nashville cafe. Taylor Swift was the first artist signed by Borchetta’s newly formed Big Machine Records. Taylor is now one of the world’s most popular and successful entertainers. (2)
Taylor Swift's Early Life
Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989, in Pennsylvania, at the Reading Hospital. Taylor’s father, Scott Kingsley Swift, is a former Merrill Lynch stockbroker, and her mother, Andrea Gardner Swift, is a retired housewife and equity investment marketing executive. Austin, her younger brother, is also an actor. She was named after Scottish and German singer-songwriter James Taylor. Marjorie Finlay, her maternal grandmother, was a professional opera singer. Swift’s paternal great-great-grandfather was an Italian immigrant business owner and community member in Philadelphia in the 1800s. Swift grew up on a Christmas tree farm her father bought from one of his clients. Swift considers himself to be a Christian. (3)
Taylor Swift's Education
She attended the Alvernia Montessori School, run by the Bernadine Franciscan sisters, for preschool and kindergarten before transferring to The Wyndcroft School. The family relocated to a rented house in the Pennsylvania suburb of Wyomissing, where she attended Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School.
Taylor Swift's Relationships and Family Life
Taylor began a romantic relationship with co-star Taylor Lautner while filming her directorial debut Valentine’s Day in October 2009; they split up later that year. Swift’s performance as Lautner’s sassy girlfriend received mixed reviews. In an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in 2009, she made her television acting debut as a rebellious adolescent. Taylor also hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live and performed as a musical guest; Taylor was the first host to create her own opening monologue. She was also in a brief relationship with English singer Harry Styles.
Taylor Swift's Career
Taylor Swift received numerous awards. In 2007, she was named Songwriter/Artist of the Year by the Nashville Songwriters Association, making Taylor the youngest person to receive the honor. She also received the Horizon Award for Best New Artist from the Country Music Association, the Favorite Country Female Artist in American Music Awards, and the Academy of Country Music Awards for Top New Female Vocalist. At the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, she was nominated for Best New Artist. She opened for Rascal Flatts on their summer and fall 2008 tour. Taylor began a romance with singer Joe Jonas in July of that year, which ended three months later.
Swift released two surprise albums in 2020 to critical acclaim and commercial success. Taylor’s eighth studio album, Folklore, was released on July 24. Tay’s ninth studio album, Evermore, was released on December 11. Both albums, described as “sister records” by Swift and Dessner, explore indie folk and alternative rock, departing from her previous upbeat pop releases. Swift wrote and recorded the albums while isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic, working with National producers Jack Antonoff and Aaron Dessner. Both albums feature collaborations with Bon Iver, and Evermore also includes The National and Haim. Under the pen name William Bowery, Alwyn co-wrote and co-produced a few songs. Swift’s concert documentary Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions in 2020 discussed the making of Folklore.
According to available data, Swift has sold over 50 million albums and 150 million singles and consumed 114 million album units worldwide, including 78 billion streams. She has the number-one album in the United Kingdom and Ireland for a female artist this century and has earned the most money from Chinese digital music platforms. She is the only female actress with over 100 million global Spotify streams in a single day, with over more than 100 million streams on November 11, 2021. Taylor has the most Billboard Global 200 entries and the most simultaneous entries for an artist, with 69 and 31 songs, respectively. Taylor’s Reputation Stadium Tour broke the list for the highest-grossing North American tour ever, and she is the world’s highest-grossing female touring act of the 2010s.
Swift has appeared in several power rankings. In 2010, 2015, and 2019, Time named her to its annual list of the 100 most influential people. Taylor was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in the music category in 2014 and again in the “All-Star Alumni” category in 2017. Swift was the youngest woman to be named to Forbes’ list of the 100 most powerful women in 2015, ranking 64th, and was the most googled female musician in 2019. Taylor received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from New York University and will be the commencement speaker on May 18, 2022, for Taylor’s work and awards as “one of the most prolific and celebrated artists of their generation.” (4)
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