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Taylor Swift Biography, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth.

By MJR Jun11,2024
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Taylor Alison Swift is a highly prominent American multiple award-winning and multi-talented internationally celebrated musician and entrepreneur. She is among the world’s most decorated, most followed and best-selling artists globally. Taylor (named after James Taylor an American singer, songwriter and guitarist) is singer, songwriter, actress, producer, director and entrepreneur. Her music covers a variety of genres such as pop, alternative, rock, folk and country. Besides singing, she can also play the piano, guitar, ukulele and banjo.

With her overwhelmingly huge fanbase and extensive popularity, Taylor has had a massive influence in music, social and cultural matters as well as politics. She was the 2023 Time Person of the Year. She also listed in the Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Artist, Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.

Swift is the world’s first billionaire with music being the main income source. Forbes named her the highest-earning female celebrity in the 2010s with $825 million income and the top-paid female musician in 2016, 2019, 2021 and 2022. She is also the among best-selling artists globally with seven of her albums hitting a million sales in their first week.

Her colossal collection of awards include 40 American Music Awards, 14 Grammy Awards, 23 MTV Video Music Awards, 39 Billboard Music Awards to mention only a few. She is a record four-time winner of both the IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year and the MTV Video Award for Video of the Year. Taylor has as well won the Grammy Award of Album of the Year a record four times.

Recording labels

Big Machine Records and Republic Records.

Age and Birthday

Born in 13 December 1989 in West Reading, Pennsylvania in United States, Taylor is 34 years old as of 2024.

Religion

The global superstar is a Christian.

Taylor Swift Family

Taylor is born to Scott Kingsley Swift (Father) and Andrea Gardner Swift (Mother). Her father a former stockbroker has Scottish and English ancestry while her mother is a Scottish and German descendant.

Her young brother named Austin Swift is an actor while her maternal grandmother Marjorie Finlay was an opera singer and television celebrity.

Taylor Swift Music Career

Taylor showed her love for music from a tender age and performed in Berks Youth Theatre Academy productions. Due to her early love for country music influenced by the likes of Shania Twain and Dixie Chicks, Swift’s dream was to become a country music artist in Nashville, Tennessee. She was enrolled for vocal and acting lessons and would often perform in local festivals and events in weekends. At age 12, she began training on the guitar and songwriting. The following year she was given a development contract by RCA Records after showcasing her original songs. This prompted her family to relocate to Tennessee. Taylor started songwriting in 2004 under the mentorship of seasoned songwriters like Troy Verges, Warren Brothers, Brett James among others.

Big Machine Records

In 2005 in Nashville, Swift was noted by Scott Borchetta who made her one of Big Machine Records first signings. In October 2006, Taylor dropped her eponymous debut album studio, Taylor Swift. The album topped at number five on the Billboard 200 and made a record as the longest stay by any release in 2000s decade in the United States after spending 157 weeks on the charts. She made history as the first female country music artist to write or co-write all songs on a platinum-certified debut album. Her second album Fearless followed in 2008 with the two albums earning Taylor massive prominence.

Her other albums under Big Machine Records are; Speak now (2010), Red (2012), 1989 (2014) and Reputation (2017).

Republic Records

In 20018 Swift left out with Big Machine Records and relocated to Republic Records. Under Republic Records she has released a number of albums. They include; Lover (2019), Folklore (2020), Evermore (2020), Midnights (2022) and The Tortured Poets Department (2024). She has also re-recorded four of her studio albums previously recorded under Big Machine Records. They are Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (2021), Red (Taylor’s Version) (2021), Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) (2023) and 1989 (Taylor’s Version) (2023).

Taylor Swift Net Worth

The American maestro as an estimated net worth of $1.3 billion as of 2024. Her income sources are music, investments and endorsements.

By MJR

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