The queen of Pop music is one of the most vibrant female singers in the music industry. Having started her music career at a very young age, Taylor has made quite a name for herself in the celebrity world having released six music albums to date. Most of Taylor songs are a bit emotional as she expresses what she goes through her relationships the heartbreaks and the love.
With more than 85 million twitter followers, 74 million Facebook fans, and 103 million Instagram followers one might wonder what exactly is Taylor swift net worth as of 2018 if at all she has such a crazy large fan base? Well here is the breakdown of Taylor swift wealth journey.
Taylor Alison Swift was born in 1989 in Pennsylvania, United States of America. She is the daughter of Scott Kingsley Swift and Andrea Gardener Swift being the firstborn in the family of two. Scott was a financial advisor and mother Andrea worked as a mutual fund marketing executive. At an early age of nine Taylor became interested in musical theater and later on when she was 14 years old she moved to Nashville, Tennessee where she started pursuing her career in country music. She signed up with a production label Big Machine Records, and later on she was signed by Sony music Publishing House and thus becoming the youngest artist to be signed with this label.
At just the age of 9 Taylor had already expressed her interest in musical theater and started performing in Four Berks Youth Academy. Her father relocated the family to Nashville, Tennessee to help her have a breakthrough in country music. It is here where Taylor started working with profound music songwriters such as Liz Rose who helped her build her career. She had been signed in by new labels at the age of 14 such as Sony music Publishing House, Big Machine Records . In 2005, while performing in a cafe in Nashville she caught the eye of an executive of DreamWorks Records, Scott Borchetta and who at the time was working on opening his own label the Big Music Machine and Taylor was signed in by this label.
In addition, Taylor father bought her a 3 percent stake at the company who’s estimated worth was $120, 000 dollars. After signing in with this record, she started producing debut albums. In her first album, she wrote three of her song alone and co- wrote others with writer Rose, Robert Ellis Orral, Brian Mahar and Angelo Petraglia, the album “Taylor swift” which was released in 2006 then she was 16 years old. This album gave Taylor a fifth position on the billboard 200 which lasted for 157 weeks on the charts.
She spent 2006 to promote her album through radio tours and appearances on television. Through her debuts Taylor won accolades for her album” Taylor Swift”, Artist of the year on the Nashville songwriter Association, best new artist on Country Music Association, top new female vocalist on the Academy of Country music awards, favorite top country female artist honor on the American Music Awards and in 2008 as the best new artist on the Grammy Awards. Henceforth Taylor has produced other albums such as Fearless released in 2008, Speak now released in 2010, Red released in 2012 and 1989 released in 2014. Taylor has also received a lot of awards and honors; this includes 10 Grammy awards, 21 Billboard music awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, one Emmy Award and one Britt Award. As a writer of songs Taylor has also been honored by the following associations; Hall Of Fame Songwriters and Nashville Songwriters Association and she has also been ranked among the 100 great songwriters of all time in the Rolling Stone’s 2015.
Net worth, Salary & Earnings of Taylor Swift
One of the richest singer Taylor Swift prominence and fame in the music industry arises an interest of what her net worth is. Currently, Taylor swift net worth is $280 million and thus being listed as part of 100 America’s self-made richest women. So where is this Taylor swift worth of $280 million coming from? Taylor album, the 1989 was the best-selling album of 2014. Her tour to promote this album earned her approximately to quarter billion dollars in 2015, smashing the North America touring records. Generally, Taylor worth is continuously being increased by her music sales which of today she has sold more than 40 million albums, more than 135 million single downloads, endorsements and merchandise from companies such as Diet Coke, Apple, Qantas, AirAsia, Subway, Keds among others all giving her a total of $170 million in 2016. She has endorsed apple, diet coke and Keds. In addition to pad her bank account Taylor has also ventured in acting where she has been featured in an episode on CSI in 2009.
5 facts you didn’t know about
Truly Taylor has a huge fan base and she is totally one of the coolest female artist of the 21st century. You might be her fan too but how well do you know Taylor swift? Or just because you attend her concerts, have a couple of her songs and you’re a follower on her social networks that’s makes you fancy that your well versed with Swift? Well she might just have some surprises up her sleeve so check out these 5 you dint know about Taylor swift.
1. She’ll Never Get A Tattoo
Have you ever noticed how swift loves to write messages and autograph on fans hands and her lyrics too but did you know she doesn’t have any permanent tattoo on her? we guess her reason is because she really participates in many charities works and might even be an effort to steer some young generation in the right direction.
2. She Wasn’t Always A Singer
Many of you think that Taylor Swift all her life has been a singer and has never worked on any other job, well here is a shocker. Taylor once lived in Pennsylvania and they had a family Christmas tree farm where it was the responsibility of Taylor Swift to knock the bugs out of trees. She used to work as a bug fixer maybe if you owned a farm close by the chances that the little girl who knocked the playing mantis off was Taylor.
3. She plays four instruments
We all acknowledge Taylor has a beautiful voice and is one of the greatest female artist of all time but do you know apart from singing she can as well play several instruments in a very impressive way more than you can imagine? Maybe you know she plays a piano and guitar very well but do you know she can play ukulele and banjo. Yes, she plays them well too.
4. Named after James Taylor
Babies are always named after someone or after something, generally there is a reason your named the way your named but why was Taylor Swift named Taylor? well her parents decided to name her after the s singer and a song writer James Taylor little did they know that giving her such androgynous name might turn her exactly like the namesake.
5. She might be partially blind
Taylor swift usually wears contact lenses because some years ago Taylor Swift was nearly blind. Though it looks stylish Taylor has been having a problem with her eyes no wonder her stylish looking glasses.
Taylor being a famous hardworking singer in the music industry and the kind of hit songs she has produced over the years up to date, her albums, tours and awards from different music awards academies. I can comfortably conclude that Taylor Swift’s worth figure is her true worth and a reflection her real.