Taylor Swift is a popular American singer and songwriter who became very popular in a short time. She has gained worldwide fame and everyone loves to hear her songs. Taylor had the talent but she got lucky when she was chosen by music expert Scott Borchetta while she was performing at a café in Nashville.
She was instantly signed by the label with the name Big Machine Records. Today she has become one of the most prominent and popular artists of her time. All her songs and albums have made a mark in Billboard and she has got the opportunity to get nominations at various award functions. If you want to know more about her personal and professional life look at all the details below:
Taylor Swift was born on 13th December 1989 in West Reading, Pennsylvania. She loved James Taylor and because of that, she was named after that. She was born and brought up by her parents named Scott and Andrea while she also had a brother named Austin. They all used to live together at the farm and lived a simple life. When Taylor turned 9 she started taking a keen interest in music and got enrolled in a theater. She was a big fan of Shania Twain since her youth. Everyone was convinced that she could be a good singer due to her soulful voice and evident talent.
Beginning of a long-lasting career and Awards
Taylor successfully signed on with a big deal with Big Machine Records and released her first studio album. The best thing was that her album debut at no 5 on the Billboard albums charts while she also obtained number one spot on the US Country music chart. The first album had two major hit songs that were named ‘’our song’’ and ‘’should have said no’’. Her second album came out which was named fearless and fortunately, it got no one position in the USA, NewZealand, and Canadian Music charts all at once. Her career was at a peak and she was shining brightly over her rivals. She got the opportunity to sing with John Mayer, Justin Bieber, and Faith Hill.
Taylor Swift was also lucky enough to get a lot of nominations and accolades for her hit songs and albums. She has won many accolades including 23 Billboard Music Awards, 10 Grammy awards, and 23 American Music Awards. Taylor has sold over 50 million albums worldwide and 150 million singles. You will not be surprised to know that she completed five world tours within 2018-2019. She has made many television appearances including Saturday Night live as herself. In 2020, August she has released another album named Folklore, and that also debuted at top of the charts.
Personal Life and Net Worth
The personal life of Taylor Swift has always been very fascinating and fans are always curious to know who she is dating. She has been in a long-term relationship with Joe Alwyn since May 2017 and they are going strong till now. Before getting into this serious relationship she dated many other famous faces of the industry. The yearly salary of Taylor is $150 million while her total net worth is $400 million. She leads a lavish lifestyle and has a big mansion for living.