Taylor's age, birthday, place of birth, her career and her full name
Career: she is a singer
birthday: 13 Dec 1989
place of birth: in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
full name: Taylor Alison Swift
Taylor Swift has one brother. She lives with her parents and brother. Here are the names of her family members, Andrea Swift (mom), Scott Kingsley Swift (dad) and Austin Swift (Brother). Austin is 23 and is a Photographer. Her dad is 63 and her mom is 57.
Taylor and her family
Mom-Andrea Swift (right side of Taylor)
dad-Scott Kingsley Swift (right side of pic with Taylor's mom)
brother-Austin Swift (left side of Taylor)
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Taylor Alison Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on 13th December 1989. She was educated at the West Reading Elementary Center after which she went to the Wyomissing Area Senior High School. As a child her favorite hobby was to ride the horses and was encouraged to participate in many horse shows. But at the age of nine, she got a new interest which would make her one of the recognizable people of her generation.
the beginning of Taylor's career and the rest of it.
She showed interest in musical theater for which she went to the Broadway for vocal and acting lessons. She took special interest to country music which she started performing at fairs, local music festivals, sporting events and coffeehouses etc. By the age of 11, Swift was sure that she had her future in music and in search of a break she was taken by her mother to Nashville, Tennessee. At Nashville, she contacted many record labels for joining as a solo singer but got rejected by all of them. She had to become the best at what she was doing in order to be selected at such a young age.
Her first album was called ‘Taylor Swift’ and went on to sell more than 38,500 copies in the first week and has sold more than 5 million copies in its worldwide sales. Her next album ‘Fearless’ released in the year 2008 to another spectacular success. She had written 7 of the songs in the album on her own and co-written the remaining 6 songs. The album went on sell more than 590,000 copies in its first week and close to 8.5 million copies worldwide. For an 18-year-old country girl, this was an unbelievable achievement. Her fame soon spread everywhere. In 2010, she went on to win 4 Grammy Awards
including the ‘Best Album of the Year’, becoming the youngest ever to win this honor. There was a point in Taylor's career were she started singing pop songs instead of country. The change didn't backfire on her her fans loved it but of course some didn't and liked her country songs. In her latest music videos the director for them is Joseph Kahn.
challanges taylor had to overcome
- she had to take the risk of leaving Sony/ATV Tree publishing so she can join big machine records in order for her to create her own album.
Her rewards are one of Taylor's accomplishments. Her fame and her fans are another one of her accomplishments. Here is a list of rewards she has won. Please note I am missing a lot because if i listed them all it would be too long. I did list some twice or more because she received that reward that many times.Check out this link if you are wondering where I got this information from or you want to see more of her awards. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_awards_and_nominations_received_by_Taylor_Swift
some of her awards
YouTube Phenomenon , 50 artists to watch , Superstar of Tomorrow , Best Female Artist , Video of the Year , Choice Music Collaboration, Choice Break-Up Song , Choice Summer Music Star: Female , Choice Female Country Artist, Choice Country Song , Choice Female Country Artist , Choice Country Song , Choice Single by a Female Artist , Choice Voice , Choice Female Country Artist , Choice Country Song , Choice Country Album , Red Carpet Hot Icon – Female , Choice Female Artist , Choice Female Country Artist , Ultimate Choice and much more.
How taylor has a growth mindset.
Taylor swift and Ariana Grande are friends. Taylor is close friends with Selena Gomez. In 2012 she voice acted the character of Audrey in The Lorax. Her lucky number is 13. in 2009 she played a rebellious teen in an episode of CSI. She is obsessed with iPhone cases, and she loves all the vintage, handmade ones on Etsy. Her favorite clothing items to wear is a sundress and a pair of cool cowboy boots. In 2012, First Lady Michelle Obama presented Swift with The Big Help Award for her "dedication to helping others" and "inspiring others through action. When it comes to fashion, Swift favors retro style and it has been said that she has the look of "a nineteen-thirties movie siren ... red lipstick, thick mascara”. Her favorite dessert is cheesecake.