Today, Taylor Swift is one of the most famous and successful celebrities in the world. She’s sold more than 65 million albums and has an estimated net worth of $280 million. That makes her one of the most wealthy artists in the world, but how did she get so rich? Swift released her first album, 11-track self-titled album in 2006 at the age of 18. Since then, she’s put out several other albums including her latest release Reputation in 2017. However, there are still many things you probably don’t know about this country singer. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Taylor Swift:
She’s originally from Pennsylvania.
Swift was born and raised in Pennsylvania. She got her start in the music industry after winning a contest held by the local radio station WKUS-FM. She released her self-titled album in 2006 at the age of 18. She followed it up with Fearless in 2008 which was also successful.
She has a total of 6 Grammys.
Swift has won six Grammy Awards to date. Her first Grammy win came in 2014 for Best Country Song for “Shake It Off”. She also won a Grammy in 2016 for Best Country Album for her album Reputation. She’s also won Grammys in the following categories: Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Best Country Album.
She was once engaged to One Direction’s Harry Styles.
Swift dated Styles for a brief period of time in 2015. They were set to get married, but ended their engagement in 2016. Styles released a song called “Heartache” in September 2017, and Swift has apparently not forgiven him for the breakup.
Taylor Swift speaks fluent French.
Swift was involved in a project in which she recorded a song in French. The track was called “I Don’t Care” and it featured Ed Sheeran as the guest vocalist. The song was featured on the soundtrack for the movie “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”. She also has another track called “Et Si Tu Est Partie” that was featured on the soundtrack for the movie “Home Again”.
She had a cameo in the 2012 teen comedy “The Love We Met So Expect”.
Swift had a cameo in the 2012 teen comedy “The Love We Met So Expect”. The movie pokes fun at the culture within the music industry. She and Charli XCX appeared in one scene where they kiss and then break up and go their separate ways.
In 2017, she launched her own celebrity brand called “Swifties”.
In August 2017, Swift launched her own celebrity brand called “Swifties”. The website features merchandise like shirts, accessories and even phone cases. There’s also an application that lets fans interact with Swift and even vote on which music video to make. This is a sign that Swift is growing in popularity and is becoming an even bigger star than she already is.
The name Swift comes from her middle name Ashley and nickname Tay-Tay.
Swift got her stage name from her middle name Ashley and nickname Tay-Tay. She used the former for her concerts and the latter for her album titles. The names Ashley and Taylor are also her siblings’ names.
Her cat is named Olivia Benson (after Mariska Hargitay).
Swift’s cat is named Olivia Benson. The cat was named after the famous forensic investigator who helped crack the 2015 celebrity photo hacking case. Benson’s owner was Swift’s friend, actress Jaime King, and Swift paid for the cat’s medical expenses.
Her music videos have over 100 million views on YouTube.
Swift’s music videos have over 100 million views on YouTube. Her most watched music video is “Shake It Off” with 82.4 million views. “I’m Only Me When I’m With You” is her highest-ranking music video on Spotify with a ranking of 2.
And finally, she owns a $4 million apartment in New York City — which she rarely visits.
Swift owns an apartment in New York City that costs $4 million. However, she doesn’t spend much time in the city. She’s visited the apartment once and hasn’t been back since. The apartment is located on Central Park West in the Upper West Side. Swift is a successful singer, songwriter and actress. She’s sold more than 65 million albums and has an estimated net worth of $280 million. That makes her one of the most wealthy artists in the world, but how did she get so rich? Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Taylor Swift.