Taylor Swift Biography Summary, Timeline and Wikipedia Details

Taylor Swift Biography Details

The youngest woman to get Grammy Award for the Album of the Year 2010, Taylor Swift is an American singer and song writer. Her music contains pop, pop rock and Country music. Her voice is sweet and soft. She has earned many accolades to her credit. She is one of the best selling artists of all time. She is the youngest ever woman to be included in Forbes list of “100 Most Powerful Women” in 2015.

Taylor Shift, Her Early Life

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Swift’s History

Taylor Alison Swift was born to Andrea and Scott Kingsley Swift on December, 1989 in Reading city of Pennsylvania States of the United States. Her mother gave her a gender neutral name with a belief that it would help her have a business career. Taylor’s grandmother was an opera singer and she followed her footsteps. She started singing at local events at the age of 9 and at the age of 11 she even sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a Philadelphia 76ers game. She also started writing song at the age of 12 as well as started learning guitar too.

Noticing Swift’s interest in music, her family moved to Hendersonville, Tennessee to help her pursue career in music. Taylor Swift was 14 then.


Swift became the youngest song write ever signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house when she signed with the independent label Big Machine Records. In the year 2006, she released her first eponymous album. She got positive response form music critics for it and New York Times described it a master piece. With her single “Our Song”, she became youngest to write and perform a song that was at number one on the Hot Country Song chart.

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How did Taylor Swift become a Famous Singer?
Taylor Shift Career

In the year 2008 she released another album “Fearless” which turned out to be a great success and became biggest selling album in 2009 in the United States. It claimed four Grammy Awards to her praise. There was no looking back followed by third album “Speak Now” in the year 2010 and fourth albums “Red” in 2012. More than one million copies of the albums were sold in the US in the first week itself. Again “Mean” from the album “Speak Now” won her two Grammy Awards. Singles “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” and “I Knew You Were Trouble” from Red were acclaimed a lot worldwide. She released her fifth album 1989 which was pop-focused, and it broke all the selling records of previous 12 years. One more time she won three Grammy Awards for it making her the only female to win Grammy Award for Album of the Year twice.

Taylor Swift has also been acclaimed for her song writing and she has been honoured by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2013, she was honoured with the CMA Pinnacle Award for her achievements as a country music performer and “positive impact” on country music.

She has earned name and fame and her achievements include ten Grammy Awards, one Emmy Award, 22 Billboard music awards and many more. Swift has also acted as supporting actress in feature films Valentine’s Day and The Giver .

Taylor Swift’s Relationships

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Taylor Swift with Calvin Harris

Swift was dating Joe Jonas from the popular musical group The Jonas Brothers in 2008. She had not ever acknowledged her relationship. It is believed that the relationship was soured by the time her album Fearless was released. Then she was linked to actor Taylor Lautner which also didn’t last much. Swift then dated singer John Mayer which also lasted a brief. Then she was linked to Glee star Cory Monteith and Jake Gyllenhaal in 2010. She was dating son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in 2012. Recently, she is romantically linked to Calvin Harris, a music producer, DJ and singer.

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