Taylor Swift Biography
Taylor Alison Swift
Swifty, Aly, Tails, T, Tayter Tot, TayTay, T-Swift, The Poet Laureate of Puberty, T-Fugly, T-Swizzle, Tay
Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Country, pop rock, pop, country pop
Vocals, guitars (acoustic, electric, banjo), piano, ukulele
Taylor Swift was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA and is currently 28 years old.
Taylor attended preschool and kindergarten at the Alvernia Montessori School and then went to The Wyndcroft School.
Her family moved to Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, where she attended Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School. Swift also attended Hendersonville High School in Tennessee, USA for freshman and sophomore years. She completed her diploma in 2008.
- Father – Scott Kingsley Swift (Merrill Lynch financial adviser)
- Mother – Andrea Finlay
- Siblings – Austin Swift (Brother)
Taylor Swift has dated:
Joe Jonas (2008) – Taylor had a brief relationship with Joe Jonas in 2008. She even penned songs describing their relationship – “Forever & Always”, “Last Kiss” and “Better Than Revenge”.
Lucas Till (2009) – Taylor Swift and actor Lucas Till briefly dated in 2009. In fact, Lucas was younger than Taylor and they became intimate after meeting on the sets of 2009 movie Hannah Montana: The Movie.
Taylor Lautner (2009) – The two Taylors bgean dating in September 2009 but it lasted for only few months. The couple were separated in December 2009.
Cory Monteith (2010) – Taylor was rumored to be dating Canadian actor Cory Monteith in early 2010.
John Mayer (2010) – The duo started dating after they met at Grammy Awards 2009 and she wrote a song about him, Dear John.
Toby Hemingway (2010) – Swift and English actor Toby Hemingway dated for a couple of months in 2010.
Connor Kennedy (2012) – Taylor and American socialite Connor Kennedy dated for a few months in 2012. He was 4 years younger than her.
Harry Styles (2012 – 2013) – Taylor and fellow singer Harry Styles started dating in November 2012, who is 4 years younger than her. They broke off on January 5, 2013.
Matthew Gray Gubler (2013) – She was rumored to had a fling with actor Matthew Gray Gubler in July 2013.
Evan Spiegel (2013 – 2014) – Taylor Swift and Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel dated in December 2013. But their relationship ended after a couple of months.
Brenton Thwaites (2014) – She was also rumored to be dating Australian actor Brenton Thwaites in 2014.
Calvin Harris (2015-2016) – Taylor and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris dated for almost 15 months between 2015 and 2016.
Tom Hiddleston (2016) – Taylor dated English actor Tom Hiddleston for a while in 2016.
Joe Alwyn (2016-Present) – She started dating English actor Joe Alwyn in 2016, and was made public in May 2017.
Apart from the aforementioned celebrities, Taylor Swift was also rumored to have dated American businessman Patrick Schwarzenegger, American football player Tim Tebow, American actor Zac Efron, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Odell, Alexander Skarsgard and Douglas Booth in the past.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 57 kg
- In Pounds – 126 lbs
- Measurements – 34-24-33
- Bust – 34 inches
- Waist – 24 inches
- Hip – 33 inches
- Bra Size – 32B
8.5 (US) / 6.5 (UK)
2 (US) / 6 (UK)
Taylor released her first self-titled album on October 24, 2006. The album topped the Billboard 200 chart for several weeks. With the album’s third single, Our Song, she became the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart.
She made her first onscreen debut in 2009 film Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience in cameo role as herself.
Concert Tour Debut
After her second studio album release “Fearless” in 2008 Taylor Swift went on her debut concert tour in the same name in 2009 and 2010 in order to support the album. Many top singers like Justin Bieber, Kellie Pickler, Gloriana, John Mayer, Katy Perry and Faith Hill joined with her making more than $60 million from 89 reported shows.
Taylor Swift has been affiliated with numerous world’s renowned brands including but not limited to Elizabeth Arden (2011), Jakks Pacific (2008), L.E.I. jeans (2008), Wal-Mart (2007), Verizon Wireless’ Mobile Music Campaign (2007), American Greetings, Inc, Target, CoverGirl, Sony, and Got Milk?
- Taylor was named Time’s annual list of the “100 Most Influential People” twice in 2010 and 2015.
- She appeared in the top three of Forbes’ “Top Earning Woman in Music” straight for five years from 2011.
- She ranked #64 on Forbes’ list of the “100 Most Powerful Women” in 2015, making her the youngest woman ever to be included in the list.
- Taylor with earnings of $170 million in 2016 topped Forbes’ list of the “100 Highest-paid Celebrities”.
- In 2015, she was placed at #1 spot on Maxim’s Hot 100 list.
- She has written a novel of 350 pages at the age of 12, but doesn’t has any plan to publish it anytime soon.
Cars & Bikes
Swift’s craze for expensive cars is evident with the likes of the exotic cars she owns. This beautiful young singer was spotted driving around in her Audi R8, Mercedes Benz Viano, Porsche 911 Turbo, Toyota Sequoia, and Chevy Silverado.
One of the greatest country singers from America owns a several luxurious mansions, including a her lavish Tudor style Nashville home, Beverley Hills Home, Nashville Mansion and Cape Code Beach Town.
The 4,929 square feet Nashville luxury pad is located in the Whitland Neighborhood, Nashville, U.S. The house features 4 full bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and huge kitchen, along with other amenities that include a library, wood burning fireplace, and a bright and breezy outdoor entertainment area.
Taylor bought this 2,826 square foot Cape Cod style Beverly Hills mansion for $3.7 million which boasts 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a tennis court, a large pool and other luxurious amenities.
Swift bought this historic 5,600 square-feet Nashville mansion for $2.5 million which features 4 full bedrooms and four and half bathrooms along with numerous living rooms, a newly remodeled kitchen and spacious grounds including a full size swimming pool.
Her Cape Cod Beach home boasts seven master bedrooms, six bathrooms, a spacious decorated living room and a private beach. This 4,440 square-feet house spreads around on a 1.11 acre land that offers wide angled beach views.
Taylor Swift Net worth
Taylor Swift net worth is estimated to be $280 million dollars as of 2017. Being one of the highest-paid singers and the most influential person on the planet, Swift is not onlya country singer but expands her portfolio to acting, instrumentalist and songwriter, which enhances her net worth. Last year, she made $170 million out of singing, acting and endorsement deals. Swift is one of the best selling recording artist of all since her inception into the music world. The singer has raked in millions of dollars from international concert tours. She has surpassed several records at her young age in entertainment, and obviously, Swift is one of the wealthiest celebrity in the music arena.
Taylor Swift Favorites
- Favorite Food – Cheesecake, Chinese, Japanese
- Favorite TV Shows– CSI (2000), Law and Order (1990-2010)
- Favorite Color – Red
- Favorite Bands – Dixie Chicks, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Leann Rimes, Shania Twain, One Direction
- Favorite Book – To Kill a Mockingbird, The Hunger Games
- Favorite Actress – Gwyneth Paltrow
- Favorite Movies – Love Actually (2003), Legally Blonde (2001)
- Favorite Hobby – Writing, Water-skiing, Partying, Travelling
- Favorite Season – Summer
- Favorite Sports – Football, Volleyball
- Favorite Perfume – Wonderstruck, Escada Moon Sparkle, Perfumes by Gwen Stefani and Lollia
- Favorite Song – What Makes You Beautiful (One Direction)
- Favorite Place – Kansas and Australia
- Favorite Meal – Breakfast at Cracker Barrel
- Favorite Celebrity – Ellen DeGeneres
- Favorite Music – Katy Perry, Tom Petty, Keith Urban, John Mayer
Social Media Portfolio
Taylor Swift is one of the most followed celebrities on different social media platforms. She has more than 74 million likes on Facebook, 85 million followers on Twitter and 104 million followers on Instagram. Join her army on:
Interesting facts about Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is one of the most popular contemporary country artists from the likes of America. She is a singer, songwriter actress and the wealthiest pop start in the modern pop culture.
As a budding artist, Swift has worked with top songwriters in the arena such as Brett Beavers, Mac McAnally and Liz Rose
She became the youngest ever artist to win the Grammy Award for ‘Album of the Year’ – Fearless. She received awards for ‘Best Country Album’, ‘Best Country Song’, and ‘Best Female Country Vocal Performance’.
As a songwriter, Swift has received awards from the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and was included in Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time in 2015.
Taylor Swift has won 10 Grammy Awards, 5 Guinness World Records, one Emmy Award, 21 Billboard Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards, 1 Emmy Award, 19 American Music Awards and one Brit Award.
One of the best selling artists in the world, Swift has sold more than 40 millions albums.
Her ‘1989 World tour’ grossed over 250 million dollars, which is her highest collection.
Swift is a feminist.
Taylor Swift is best recognized for her philanthropic works and has donated millions of dollars for various causes, mainly for AIDS, Cancer and Children related charities.
In 2011, she was named as an Icon of American Style by Vogue.
Her personal life is always subject to tabloids space because she has been romantically linked with many high-profile celebrities.
Being considers as “America’s Sweetheart”, Swift use to wow her fans by sending holiday gifts and sometimes, she used to deliver it personally.
This young singing sensation is an inspiration to several young aspiring artists.