Taylor Swift Wiki, Age, Albums, Family, Net Worth, and Songs

Taylor Swift (Taylor Alison Swift) is an American singer – songwriter born on 13th December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is known for her narrative songs about her personal life with popular hits like ‘Blank Space’, ‘Love Story’ among others.

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Taylor Swift Biography

Taylor Swift (Taylor Alison Swift) is an American singer-songwriter born on 13th December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is known for her narrative songs about her personal life with popular hits like ‘Blank Space’, ‘Love Story’ among others. In 2018 she became the most awarded female winner in AMA history with a total of 23 awards.

Taylor attended Alvernia Montessori School for her preschool and kindergarten before transferring to The Wyndcroft School. She later attended Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School. Taylor grew an interest in musical theater at the age of 9 and performed in four Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions. She used to take vocal and acting lessons in New York City. She later shifted her focus on country music and spent her weekends performing at local festivals and events. At the age of eleven, she traveled with her mother to Nashville and visited Nashville record labels where she submitted a demo tape of Dolly Parton and Dixie Chicks karaoke covers but was rejected.

At the age of 12, she began taking guitar lessons from Ronnie Cremer, who was a local computer repairman and local musician. He also helped her write her song ‘ Lucky You’. In 2003 Taylor and her parents began working with Dan Dymtrow, a New York-based music manager who helped Taylor model for Abercrombie & Fitch as part of their “Rising Stars” campaign.

Taylor Swift Photo

It was a performance at The Bluebird Café in Nashville helped Taylor Swift land a contract with Scott Borchetta’s Big Machine Records. After landing the contract Taylor then recorded her first single titled  ‘Tim McGraw’ in 2006. The song became a Top 10 hit on the country charts and it also appeared on her self-titled album later that year. The album sold more than 2.5 million copies.

 

Later in the year, 2007 Taylor Swift released the holiday album Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection which she promoted extensively as the opening act for other artists on their tours. It was through this album that she won her first award, the Horizon Award from the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Female Vocalist in 2007.

 

Later in the year, 2007 Taylor Swift released the holiday album Sounds of the Season: The Taylor Swift Holiday Collection which she promoted extensively as the opening act for other artists on their tours. It was through this album that she won her first award, the Horizon Award from the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Female Vocalist in 2007.

In the year 2008 Taylor Swift then released the album ‘Fearless’ with the lead single from the album: Love Story becoming the second best-selling country single of all time. By the year 2009 Taylor Swift had become the ‘in thing’ as her concert tickets were selling out in less than two minutes! Also, she became the youngest artist to win the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2010 for ‘Fearless’.

October in the year 2010 Swift released another ‘album Speak Now’ in which she wrote all the songs herself. The album did so well as it topped on the Billboard 200 chart and managed to sell more than one million copies in its first week.

In 2012 she released he album ‘Red’ which featured the hit single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, The album also selling more than one million copies in its first week. Her success led to her being ranked as number 1 in Forbes magazine’s highest-paid celebrity under 30 in 2012 with a salary of about $57 million.

In October 2014 she released the album ‘1989’ with the song “Shake It Off” reaching the top of the pop charts. The song was also nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. In 2016 she and Zayn Malik did a single together by the name ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever’, as the soundtrack of the film Fifty Shades Darker. The song was a success as it topped several charts.

Taylor Swift for sure has bagged many awards from the very beginning of her music career. Some of her awards include a CMA Pinnacle Award for her achievements as a country music performer, 10 Grammy Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 21 Billboard Music Awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards and many more.

Taylor Swift Age

Taylor was born on 13th December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S (29 years as of 2018)

Taylor Swift Height

Taylor stands at 1.78 m/ 5ft 10 inches.

Taylor Swift Net worth

Taylor Swift has an estimated net worth of $320 million according to Forbes.

Taylor Swift Family

Taylor Swift Parents

Taylor was born to Scott Kingsley Swift and Andrea Gardner Swift. The two got married on 29th February 1988 in Harris County, Texas.

Taylor Swift Father/ Scott Kingsley Swift

Scott is a stockbroker and the founder of Swift Group, a financial advisory group that is part of Merrill Lynch. He moved his company to Nashville when Taylor began her career in music. He is the top adviser and First Vice President of the company.

Taylor Swift Mother/ Andrea Gardner Swift.

Andrea Swift was a  homemaker who had worked as a mutual fund marketing executive but left her career to raise her children.

In 2015 Taylor took to Tumblr where she said that her mother was diagnosed with cancer although the kept the details of the diagnosis and treatment to themselves.

“For Christmas this year, I asked my mom that one of her gifts to me be her going to the doctor to get screened for any health issues, just to ease some worries of mine. She agreed and went in to get checked. There were no red flags and she felt perfectly fine, but she did it just to get me and my brother off her case about it. The results came in, and I’m saddened to tell you that my mom has been diagnosed with cancer.”

Taylor Swift Brother

Taylor has a younger brother, Austin Swift, who is an actor and photographer. Austin has performed in plays including Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Live by Night and I.T.

Taylor Swift Joe Alwyn/ Taylor Swift Boyfriend

Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn, a British actor, began dating in 2016. It is rumored that Taylor and Joe met on 12th October 2016 when Taylor and part of her squad (Lorde, Cara Delevingne, Dakota Johnson and Martha Hunt) attended a secret Kings of Leon concert in New York City and Joe was also there. On 12th November 2016, Taylor and her mother went to see Joe Alwyn’s film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.

Taylor and Joe managed to keep their relationship private until in May 2017 when The Sun reported that the two were an item and that Taylor spent most of her time in London with Joe.

On 5th June 2017, the two were photographed together for the first time by paparazzi while enjoying coffee on a balcony in Nashville, Tennessee. They were again spotted together on 26th July 2017 while leaving Taylor’s apartment in New York City.

The song ‘Gorgeous’ from Taylor’s album is said to be about Joe. According to fans, Taylor told them so during one of her secret listening sessions.

On 29th September 2018, Taylor and Joe were spotted leaving Taylor’s apartment hand in hand. In November Taylor promotes Joe’s movie ‘The Favourite’ on her Instagram and tags him also on 11th December 2018 she attended London premiere of Joe’s move ‘Mary Queen Of Scots’

Taylor Swift Relationships

In July 2008 Taylor began dating Joe Jonas but he broke up with her in October 2008 over a 27-second phone call. Taylor was also in a relationship with John Mayer from December 2009 – February 2010. She even wrote a song that was a reference to their relationship ‘Dear John’.

From October 2010 – January 2011 she dated actor Jake Gyllenhaal. She was romantically involved with Conor Kennedy from July 2012 to October 2012. In December 2012 she was involved in a brief relationship with Harry Styles that only lasted for a month.

Taylor Swift Calvin Harris

Taylor was in a relationship with Calvin Harris from February 2015-June 2016. The two met through a mutual friend Ellie Goulding in February 2015 at The Brit Awards. On 3rd June Calvin announced their split on twitter, which Taylor retweeted, “The only truth is that a relationship came to an end & what remains is a huge amount of love and respect.”

In July rumors began circulating that Taylor Swift wrote the lyrics to Calvin’s song with Rihanna, ‘This Is What You Came For’ which Calvin confirmed through a tweet saying Taylor “smashed it as usual”.

In August 2017 when Taylor dropped her single ‘ Look What You Made Me Do’ where she took a dig at Calvin in the beginning of the video. At the beginning of the video, a zombie version of taylor is seen digging a grave – a grave for Nils Sjoberg which was the pseudonym she used to write that track This Is What You Came For with Calvin Harris.

Taylor Swift Tom Hiddleston

In June 2016 Taylor began dating actor Tom Hiddleston. They were first spotted together in May of 2016 dancing together at The Met Gala. They were later spotted kissing and cuddling on a beach. They broke up in early September 2016.

Taylor Swift Children

As of 2018, Taylor Swift had no children nor was she married. In 2014 during an interview, Taylor said she was not sure if she will ever have kids.

“I don’t know if I’ll have kids, it’s impossible not to picture certain scenarios and how you would try to convince them that they have a normal life when, inevitably, there will be strange men pointing giant cameras at them from the time they are babies.”

Taylor Swift Albums

  • 2017: Reputation
  • 2014: 1989
  • 2012: Red
  • 2008: Fearless
  • 2010: Speak Now
  • 2006: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Reputation/ Taylor Swift Latest Album

On 10th November 2017, Taylor released her sixth studio album, Reputation, selling 1.216 million copies in the United States—becoming 2017’s top-selling album (pure sales only) in the U.S – and 2 million copies worldwide during its first week. The album topped charts in several countries, including the US, the UK, Australia, and Canada. The album was her last album under her 12-year contract with Big Machine Records.

Prior to releasing the album, she released the lead single “Look What You Made Me Do” and it topped charts in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The single’s video gained over 43.2 million views during its first day on YouTube, breaking the site’s record for the most-viewed music video within 24 hours at the time.

In October she released the album’s second single “…Ready for It?” which charted at number three in Australia and at number four in the United States. She later released two promotional singles “Gorgeous” and “Call It What You Want”.

From May to November 2018 she embarked on Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour which broke multiple venue attendance and grossing records in the United States, earning $266.1 million and selling more than two million tickets. Taylor broke her own record for the highest-grossing domestic tour by a woman. Worldwide the tour grossed $345.7 million making the tour the second-highest-grossing concert tour of the year.

During the American Music Awards of 2018, she won Tour of the Year for the tour, Artist of the Year, Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist, and Favorite Pop/Rock Album for Reputation.

Tracklists

  • …Ready for It?
  • End Game
  • I Did Something Bad
  • Don’t Blame Me
  • Delicate
  • Look What You Made Me Do?
  • So It Goes…
  • Gorgeous
  • Getaway Car
  • King of My Heart
  • Dancing with Our Hands Tied
  • Dress
  • This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
  • Call It What You Want
  • New Year’s Day

Taylor Swift Songs

  • A Place In This World
  • All Too Well
  • All You Had To Do Was Stay
  • Back To December
  • Bad Blood
  • Begin Again
  • Better Than Revenge
  • Blank Space
  • Breathe
  • Breathless
  • Call It What You Want
  • Change
  • Clean
  • Cold As You
  • Crazier
  • Dancing With Our Hands Tied
  • Dear John
  • Delicate
  • Don’t Blame Me
  • Dress
  • Enchanted
  • End Game
  • Everything Has Changed
  • Eyes Open
  • Fearless
  • Fifteen
  • Forever & Always
  • Getaway Car
  • Gorgeous
  • Haunted
  • Hey Stephen
  • Holy Ground
  • How You Get The Girl
  • I Almost Do
  • I Did Something Bad
  • I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
  • I Knew You Were Trouble
  • I Know Places
  • I Wish You Would
  • If This Was a Movie
  • Innocent
  • Jump Then Fall
  • King Of My Heart
  • Last Kiss
  • Long Live
  • Look What You Made Me Do
  • Love Story
  • Mary’s Song (Oh My My My)
  • Mean
  • Mine
  • Never Grow Up
  • New Romantics
  • New Year’s Day
  • Our Song
  • Ours
  • Out Of The Woods
  • Picture To Burn
  • Red
  • Ronan
  • Sad Beautiful Tragic
  • Safe and Sound
  • Shake It Off
  • Should’ve Said No
  • So It Goes…
  • Sparks Fly
  • Speak Now
  • Starlight
  • State of Grace
  • Stay Beautiful
  • Stay Stay Stay
  • Style
  • Superman
  • Sweeter Than Fiction
  • Teardrops on My Guitar
  • Tell Me Why
  • The Best Day
  • The Last Time
  • The Lucky One
  • The Moment I Knew
  • The Outside
  • The Story of Us
  • The Way I Loved You
  • This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things
  • This Love
  • Tied Together With A Smile
  • Tim McGraw
  • Today Was a Fairytale
  • Treacherous
  • We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
  • Welcome to New York
  • White Horse
  • Wildest Dreams
  • Wonderland
  • You Are In Love
  • You Belong With Me
  • You’re Not Sorry

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