Taylor Swift Biography and Net Worth

Taylor Alison Swift popularly known as Taylor Swift is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, music video director, recording artist, philanthropist and a businesswoman. She was born on 13th December 1989 in December 13, 1989 in West Reading, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. She is currently 30 years old. She is very gifted, beautiful, skillful, creative and talented.

She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage and critical praise. At the age of 14 years old, Taylor Swift became the youngest artist signed by the Sony/ATV music Publishing House and at the age of 15 years old, she signed her first record deal. Her 2006 eponymous debut album was the longest-charting album of 2000 in the United States. Its third single “Our Song” made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Taylor Swift’s second album “Fearless” was released in 2008. Buoyed by the pop crossover success of the singles “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me”. The songs became the US best-selling album of 2009 and even won four Grammy Awards including Album of the Year and was certified Diamond by the RIAA.

Taylor Swift’s 2010 album “Speak Now” was solely written by her, and her fourth album “Red” was released in 2012. Both sold over a million copies in its first week in the US, and the latter yielded her first Billboard Hot 100 number-one single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”. Her fifth album and first all-pop project “1989” was released in 2014 and won three Grammy Awards for her, including the Album of the Year. The album produced the number-one singles “Shake It Off” and “Blank Space” which made Swift the first woman to replace herself at the top spot on the Hot 100.

Her sixth album “Reputation” was released in 2017 and made her the only act to have four consecutive albums each selling one million copies in their first week in the US and yielded her fifth number-one song on the Hot 100 “Look What You Made Me Do”. With her seventh album “Lover” in 2019. Taylor Swift is the first woman in the United States history to have six albums sell over 500,000 copies in their opening weeks.

Having sold more than 50 million albums and 150 million singles globally, Taylor Swift is considered as one of the world’s best selling musical artist of all time, the highest-earning female musician of the 2010s and among the most successful touring acts. Her accolades and recognitions include 10 Grammy Awards, an Emmy Awards and six Guinness World Records, and she is the most-awarded act and woman at the American Music Awards with 29 wins and Billboard Music Awards with 23 wins respectively.

She has been included in multiple power rankings, such as Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time, and 100 Forbes Celebrity of All Time. She was also named Global Recording Artist of the Year twice by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, Woman of the Decade and the Artist of the Decade by the American Music Awards.

Taylor Swift is currently one of the richest and most influential female musician and actress in the United States of America with an estimated net worth of $300 million.

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