Taylor Alison Swift, popularly known as Taylor Swift has been driving us crazy since 2005 with her mesmerizing voice. At the age of twenty, Swift became the youngest solo artist to
write and record a hit.
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1989 (age 26), Reading, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Parents||Scott Kingsley Swift, Andrea Swift|
|Education||Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School, Aaron Academy, West Reading Elementary Center,Hendersonville High School|
|Dated||Taylor Lautner,John Mayer,Jake Gyllenhaal,Conor Kennedy|
|Net worth||$250 Million|
This American singer/songwriter and a multi-Grammy award winner, became the youngest artist to win the Grammy award, at the age of twenty.
Childhood of a Great Singer
Born on December 13, 1989 in Pennsylvania, Swift was brought up in a Presbyterian family and experienced a quite disciplined lifestyle. Her academic years were spent in Wyomissing, where she attended West Reading Elementary Center and Wyomissing Area Junior/ Senior High School. Swift had a hobby of horse riding too, which she took further and also competed in many horse shows. When she was nine years old, she developed an urge for music, especially on country music.
Early life and Awesome Career Growth of Taylor Alison Swift
Music, for Taylor, was nothing that she always dreamt of. She developed her new hobby of music when she was nine years old through the musical theaters of Grease and Bye Bye Birdie. She traveled regularly to the New York City for vocal and acting lessons. At the age of 11, her devotion towards the country music, fetched her the winning certificate in her first talent hunt performance.
She wrote her first song Lucky You, at the age of 12, inspired by a computer repairman who showed her to play three chords on a guitar. At the age of 14, when she moved to Nashville, she signed with the independent label Big Machine Records and became the youngest artist ever published by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house.
Career of a Beautiful Singer and Milestones
Swift’s debut album, peaked fifth in 2006 on Billboard 200. The album’s third single Our Song declared her as the youngest person to perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart. Her Fearless album, which was released in 2008, became best-selling in 2009 in the United States. Swift appeared on the late-night show, Saturday Night Live, followed by her film debut, the following year on Valentine‘s Day where she played the role as a leading actress. Her singles of the fifth album reached number one in US and Canada.
Achievements Awards Won By Taylor
After becoming the youngest person to write and perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart.
Swift’s albums received ten Grammy Awards which marked Taylor Swift as the youngest Album of the Year winner. Her single Mean from the album Speak Now won two Grammy awards. She wrote nine songs of the album Speak Now alone and the others were co-written with Max Martin and Ed Sheeran. She received ten Grammy Awards, one Emmy Award, 23 Billboard Awards, 11 Country Association Awards and one Brit Award.Red, on 2012, provided us with her best singles “We Are Never Ever getting Back Together” and “I Knew You were in Trouble”. She has appeared in Time’s 100 most influential people in the world, Forbes’ top-earning woman in music, and Forbes’ Celebrity 100. Swift is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums.
Personal & Family life of Singer and Actress
Swift’s personal life has always been subjected to constant media attention. This fresh pop-star, being a bit country, stands separately from others. She, in her personal life, has dated a number of well-known celebrities and thus her songs always had the mentions like “ex-boyfriends” and “lovers”. She never followed any fashion trends neither did she indulge herself in any kind of dangerous physical stunts and what surprises us most is that she never had a drop of alcohol in her life till now. She, despite the scheduled life, maintains the pink of her health and is posed for more album releases.