Shawn Mendes is a well-known Canadian musician who has been able to launch two studio albums successfully and has worked with several artists, and they have produced hit after hit. Mendes became very famous after he uploaded songs on Vine. He is just a teen heartthrob who has had several fans across the world. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and Earnings of Shawn Mendes in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Shawn was born in the year 1998 on August 8th to Manuel and Karun Mendes. His place of birth is in Ontario, Canada and he is living in Pickering, Canada. He studied at the Pine Ridge secondary school and was influenced to join music by Justin Timberlake, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran. He has been very active when it comes to activities of being a philanthropist, and they teamed up with an organization that was titled ‘DoSomething.org’ that was meant for the campaign.
Also, they have created a campaign that lasted for three years. In Africa, he has used thousands of dollars in making a school and also, he gave out $100000 to the victims that had been affected by the Mexico Earthquake. He went an extra mile and created a Mexico Earthquake, Relief Fund.
Mendes life has been a book of all the struggle with an anxiety disorder that he disclosed publicly through the ‘In My Blood,’ a track from the number three album. He declared that he had undergone therapy with the aim if helping him deal with the medical condition.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At a tender age of thirteen, he began learning how to play guitar through the various YouTube videos. In 2013, Mendes began posting the various videos on Vine. Within a short period, Shawn Mendes made many followers on the site. In the year 2014, he would be signed by the Island Records and would release his first song that was titled ‘Life of the Party.’ It has a big hit and had so much success and would become a big sensation.
In the year 2015, he launched his first album that was titled ‘Handwritten,’ and it became number one in very many countries including Canada, Norway, and the United States. In 2016, Mendes would come up with a second album that was titled ‘Illuminate,’ and this one too peaked in countries like Canada, Denmark, Norway and the United States.
In 2015 on November, he released a reissue ‘Handwritten Revisited’ in which he released various live albums ‘Live at Madison Square Garden.’ The only EP that is referred ‘The Shawn Mendes EP’ that was made available in 2014. Among the many hit singles that he has released includes ‘Something Big’ and ‘Mercy.’ He has featured as an artist in the song ‘Oh Cecelia’ by the Vamps. Mendes has appeared in several concerts and tours in various parts of the world. At one time, he has featured as an opening act of the Taylor Swift’s ‘The 1989 World Tour’. Other awards include AMA Music Awards and MTV Europe Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
Shawn Mendes net worth is estimated to be over $13.5 million which has risen as a result of his expressive career in the music industry. He has performed in various concerts and went on several tours. Also, he has sold several albums, and this has helped to increase his net worth.
Shawn Mendes is among the youngest musicians who have done well in the recent past. None of the albums has been a failure, and all of them has gone to rank high in various charts. His hard work and dedication are what has seen him achieve an increased net worth.