Taylor Alison Swift was born in West Reading, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989. She is one of the best-selling American singers of all time. Swift has also established herself as a songwriter.
Taylor Swift will celebrate her 33rd birthday on Tuesday, December 13, 2022.
Facts About Taylor Swift
She won her third consecutive and sixth overall artist of the year prize at the American Music Awards in November 2020.
Swift loves cats and she had a cat-themed cake to celebrate her 30th birthday.
Her album “Lover” was 2019’s biggest-selling album by a solo artist worldwide with sales of 3.2 million copies, a record recognized by the Guinness World Records.
Actor Austin Kingsley Swift is her younger brother.
In 2019, she was on Entertainment Weekly’s Entertainers of the Year and People Magazine’s People of the Year list.
CNN placed her on the list of 10 Artists Who Transformed Music in the 2010s and The Post placed her on The 8 Most Influential Musicians of the 2010s.
She attended Alvernia Montessori School, Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School, and Wyndcroft School.
Taylor Swift was awarded International Artist of the Year in the BBC Music Awards 2015. She was also named the Most Entertaining Celebrity in the 2016 BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards.
She has donated generously towards education on various occasions.
Swift was one of iHeartRadio Canada’s Icons of the Decade 2019 and The Bloomberg 50 2018.
She was placed 29th on Billboard’s ‘The 100 Greatest Music Video Artists of All Time’ and was on Barbara Walters’ 10 Most Fascinating People 2014 list.
She ranked 97 on Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time and 8 on Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Artists.
Her father, Scott Kingsley Swift, is a former stockbroker for Merrill Lynch who transferred to the Nashville office to help his daughter pursue a career in music. She spent her early years with her parents on a Christmas tree farm.
Taylor Swift’s ME! (feat. Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco) broke the Guinness World Record for the most viewed VEVO video in 24 hours on April 26, 2019. The music video was viewed 65,200,000 in 24 hours.
She was also one of the Most Compelling Living Subjects of a Documentary for Miss Americana at Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards in 2020.
In 2015, Swift became the youngest woman ever to be included on the Forbes annual list of the most powerful women. She ranked at number 64 on the list. She also won the Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist the same year.
She ranked 51st on the 2015 list of Fortune Most Powerful Women and 6th on Fortune 40 Under 40 2015.
Swift ranked number 1 on Brandwatch’s Most Influential Women on Twitter in 2018. She ranked number 1 on Brandwatch’s most influential people on Twitter in 2019 and number 3 in 2020.
Billboard named her Woman of the Decade (2010s). She also won the Billboard Woman of the year in 2011 and 2014.
Swift and Sugarland won the 2018 Collaboration of the Year award for “Babe” at the Golden Boot Awards.
She was declared IFPI Global Recording Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2019.
Taylor Swift won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best US Act in 2015 and her album “Lover” won the album of the year in the 2019 People’s Choice Awards.
Her single “ME!” was declared Best Music Video in the 2020 Dance Magazine Awards. She was also on the list of Most Fascinating People published by Nashville Lifestyles.
On Swift’s 28th birthday, her friend Selena Gomez said that “I’m glad you were born.”
In Glasgow, she revealed she has Scottish heritage.
She voiced Audrey, a young girl who loves trees and wants to see a real living tree growing in her backyard, in the animated film The Lorax.
The then-first lady Michelle Obama presented Swift with the big help award at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards in 2012. She was also honored as the Favorite Global Music Star at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2019.
She was awarded The Soundtrack Song of the Year for Only The Young, which featured in her Netflix documentary Miss Americana in the People’s Choice Awards 2020.
Swift won the iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Award for Fan Fave International Artist or Group Award in 2013. She also received the inaugural Dick Clark Award for Excellence at the 2014 American Music Awards.
She was named International Female Artist of the Year at the 2015 NRJ Music Awards.
Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour broke the record for the highest-grossing U.S. tour. In the United States, the tour grossed $266.1 million and sold 2,068,399 tickets. Previously the record belonged to The Rolling Stones who grossed $245 million in 70 shows. Swift achieved the record in just 38 shows.
She won NME Best International Solo Artist Award in 2016 and NME Best Solo Act In The World award in 2020.
Teen Choice Award for Choice Female Country Artist 2014 was awarded to Swift. She also won Best Cover Woodie for “Riptide” at the 2015 MTVU Woodie Awards.
Taylor Swift’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
She shares a birthday with her “Valentine’s Day” co-star Jamie Foxx.
Swift was on Wired’s “The 10 Best Artists of a Decade That Atomized Music” published in 2019. She was also named best international artist at the 2019 ARIA(Australian Recording Industry Association) Awards.
Her album reputation received the 2018 A2IM Independent Impact Award. She was also named Songwriter of the Year at the second annual Apple Music Awards in 2020.
Time magazine included her on the list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2010, 2015, and 2019.
She received the First-Ever Taylor Swift Award at the 64th Annual BMI Pop Awards. This was the second time in BMI’s 76-year history that an award was presented in someone’s name after Michael Jackson.
She was named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2017 and Billboard named her 2009’s Artist of the Year.
Swift broke the Guinness record for most simultaneous US Hot 100 entries by a female in September 2019. All 18 tracks from her album Lover charted on the Billboard Hot 100 on 7 September 2019.
Singer Niall Horan sang a few lines of Taylor Swift’s song “22” on his 22nd birthday.
She baked a cake for Selena Gomez’s 26th birthday. The cake read “GOMEZ OR GO HOME”.
Swift topped the Forbes Highest-Paid Women In Music list in 2016 with earnings of $170 million and in 2019 with $185 million.
She was one of the seven recipients of the 50th Anniversary Milestone Award at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Arlington, Texas on April 19, 2015.
Swift Shares a birthday with Katherine Schwarzenegger, Steve Buscemi, NeNe Leakes, and Amy Lee.
The chart-topping singer celebrated her 24th birthday in Melbourne, Australia.
On February 15, 2016, she made history at the Grammys when she became the first woman to win the “Album of the Year” award twice.
She became the first artist to receive the Billboard’s Woman of the Year award twice after being honored in 2011 and 2014.
Taylor Swift’s fifth studio album and her first official pop album “1989” was released on October 27, 2014. Her 1989 World Tour, which took place in the year 2015, was the highest-grossing concert tour of the year. The tour grossed just over $250 million.
In 2018, She became the most awarded female artist with a total of record-breaking 22 trophies at the American Music Awards. The record was previously held by Whitney Houston.
Happy Birthday, Taylor Swift!
|Date of Birth||December 13, 1989|
|Birthplace||West Reading, Pennsylvania|
|Age||32 years old|