Taylor Swift is a global star. Before her worldwide success and a career that has lasted now for over more than a decade, this American pop star was a country artist. Even then she never had a dull moment.
She has earned a reputation for penning songs that are often a reflection of her own life or instances from her life. She is a celebrated singer but an even more celebrated songwriter, all her songs are written by herself.
Let us dive into the Life of this Mega Star, her Wiki, Bio, Family, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, and More.
Born on December 13, 1989, Taylor Alison Swift is 32 years old (as of 2022). Taylor Swift was named after the singer-songwriter James Taylor. She was born at the Reading Hospital in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Taylor follows Christianity for religion.
Her father’s name is Scott Kingsley Swift. He worked as a stockbroker for Merrill Lynch. Andrea Gardner Swift her mother worked as a mutual fund marketing executive however she quit everything to be a housewife. Taylor has one brother as a sibling. His name is Austin who is an actor. Taylor is the elder of the two.
Taylor comes from Scottish and German Heritage while some of her antecedents were also from the music industry.
Taylor’s childhood was spent on a farm of Christmas Tree which his father owned after buying from his clients.
For preschool and kindergarten, Taylor Swift attended the Alvernia Montessori School, which was run by the Bernadine Franciscan sisters after which she transferred to The Wyndcroft School. Soon the Swifts left the farm and made a shift for a rented house in the suburban town of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. Here Swift went on to attend the Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School.
Career and Awards
She has had many number one hits not only on the U.S charts but all around the world. Some of her biggest hits include “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, “You Belong With Me”, “Look What You Made Me Do”, etc.
Taylor has won 11 GRAMMYs out of her 32 nominations. She also happens to be the only female to win Album of The Year thrice. She has bagged numerous awards in her long career, the list includes the likes of American Music Awards, Video Music Awards, BRITs, American Country Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and many more.
Over the years Taylor has been a ‘fool in love.’ She has never held herself back from relationships and most of her relationships have been very public. A lot her of love life went under scrutiny of the public eyes. She has had a string of male friends which include Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Taylor Latner of Twilight fame, John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Harry Styles, Calvin Harris, and Tom Hiddleston.
Though it is for only Swift how many of these rumored beaus were her actual lovers. Currently, we can assure you that the 32 year old has settled for the English actor Joe Alwyn. They have been very private about their love life which is a first for Swift and may be also the reason for them to last so long.
The two met each other back in Met Gala 2016 where Taylor went back home with another fellow actor. However, it is rumoured that the two started dating the year after. The two are steady and strong now and Taylor according to sources has also hinted that she might end up marrying the English actor. In her recent albums, Folklore and Evermore Alwyn has also been credited as a songwriter under a pseudonym.
Taylor Swift’s Net worth
We all are aware of the celebrity status Taylor Swift enjoys, also she will end up going as one of the biggest artists of the recent generation. So, for someone as successful as her what is the net worth? How much she earns as a prolific singer, songwriter, producer, and actress.
Taylor Swift has managed to sell 200 million copies of her albums. Additionally, she easily ends up earning $150 million in a touring year. Her current worth is near 400 million dollars and she also owns up to 90 million dollars in real estate.
Her discography is available on all major streaming platforms. She generates revenues from this too.
Taylor Swift is one of those artists who brought the concept of the artist era into the picture of the music industry. Even her discography has witnessed a lot of genres over the years. The American during the start of her career held blonde curls. As the years changed and also her persona, her hair went straight. During the 1989 era, she flaunted a short blonde bob. The only thing that remained constant since her Red era is the bangs. It is almost impossible to spot the American with her hair flowing down her head.
For build Taylor is Slim and Lanky, though she has recently gained muscle. This was evident during Folklore promotions. Her weight is 60 kg or 132 lbs. Her height is 5ft 11 inches which is very tall for the general population.
Republic Records Deal and Departure from Big Machine
Between the years 2006 and 2017 Taylor Swift released six studio albums under the Big Machine Records. In the year 2018, in time for hearing deal renewal fans learned that not all was well between the pop star and the founder Scott Borchetta. Taylor took the initiative to negotiate with the sole motive to gain control over her past six albums. Borchetta reportedly was only ready to give Taylor the control one album at a time if only she releases new albums in the future.
Taylor did not heed his requirements and left Big Machine for good. She signed a new record deal with Republic Records, an imprint of Universal Music. Speculations are made that she is offered to own her master recordings and also a larger cut of the profit made from her catalog. She went on to re-record her older catalog songs under the name of Taylor Version. ‘Fearless’ and ‘Red Tv’ are already out with some vault songs that did not make the cut during the original album release.
Frequently asked questions
Did Taylor Swift and Harry Styles date?
They did date according to some sources around the fall of 2012.
Are Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez friends?
Yes, they have been friends for years now.
Who is Taylor Swift dating now?
Joe Alwyn, the English actor.
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