Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the most popular contemporary female recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received much media attention.
Real Name : Taylor Alison Swift
Nickname : Swifty, Aly, Tails, T, Tayter Tot, TayTay, T-Swift, The Poet Laureate of Puberty, T-Swizzle, Tay
Profession : Singer,songwriter, actress philanthropist
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5’ 10”
Weight : 54 kg
Eye Colour : Blue
Hair Colour : Blonde
Date of Birth : December 13, 1989
Age 26 Years
Birth Place Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Saggitarius
Hometown Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
School Alvernia Montessori School, Wyndcroft School, Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School
College : N/A
Educational Qualifications : High School
Debut Album -Taylor Swift (2006)
Debut Film – Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009)
Family Father- Scott Kingsley Swift (Financial adviser)
Mother- Andrea Finlay (Homemaker) (Previously a Mutual Fund Marketing Executive)
Brother- Austin Swift (Freelancer Photographer)
Fan Mail Address : Taylor Swift, Big Machine Records, 1219 16th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212-2901, USA
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends : Conor Kennedy and TaylorBrandon Borello (2005), Sam Armstrong (2006) , Joe Jonas (2008), Lucas Till (2009), John Mayer (2009), Taylor Launter (2009), Toby Hemingway (2010), Jake Gyllenhaal (2010), Harry Styles (2012-2013), Conor Kennedy (2012), Calvin Harris (2015-2016), Tom Hiddleston (2016-present)
Husband/Spouse : N/A
Net Worth : $250 million
Car : Audi R8, Porsche 911 turbo, Chevy Silverado, Mercedes Benz Viano
Some Lesser Known Facts About Taylor Swift
Taylor swift can play various instruments like guitars (acoustic, electric, banjo), piano, ukulele.
Swift was the youngest songwriter that Sony/ATV Music publishing house ever signed.
She was the youngest artist to have written and a sung a song that hit the number one position on the Hot Country Songs when she released her third single “Our Song”. The New York Times stated that she is a prodigy.
She said her parents shifted to Tennessee because of her and said that they just like the place. “They are amazing people” she said.
Her album Fearless was the best selling album in United States. She won four Grammys for it and became the youngest artist to win the Album of the Year.
Her song “Mean” won two Grammy Awards.
Taylor’s album “1989″ sold more copies in its year than any other album in the previous years, going back from 2014.
Taylor Swift was the first female performer to win the Album of the Year Award twice.
She was given her name after the singer James Taylor.
Her father is a descendant from three generations of bank presidents.
Inspired by Faith Hill when Taylor moved to Nashville Tennessee for her music career, she faced a lot of rejection because everyone in the town wanted to do what she wanted to do. So, she realized that she has to be different.
Swift was the first country artist to win an MTV Music Video Award when she won the Best Female Video award in 2009.
She has been praised immensely for her original emotional songwriting skills that she writes about her personal experiences and a fair bit about her ex-relationships.
Her voice has been described to be sweet & soft and very emotional.
Taylor sends gifts to her fans and calls it “Swiftmas”.
Taylor has not been criticized too much except for her movie The Valentine’s Day when some critics supported her equally. She was praise for hosting Saturday Night Live (SNL) too.
For charity and social work, she was honored by Michelle Obama with The Big Help Award for “dedication to helping others” and “inspiring through actions”. Kerry Kennedy presented Taylor Swift with Ripple of Hope Award.
“Lucky You” was the first song she ever wrote.
If she likes a boy, instead of talking face to face, she would write a song for him.
She loves quotes.
The songs “Safe and Sound” and “Eyes Open” had Taylor Swift’s contribution to them.
She invests a lot of time thinking of herself, life, theories and metaphors!
Swift single handedly brought down the iphone and MacBook giant Apple for paying her the fair amount of royalties within a day.