Who is not familiar with the world’s leading singing star and Grammy Award winner, Taylor Swift? She is a little bit country, a little bit quirky, and a little bit rock & roll. She proudly wears the crown of the biggest country star and remains an icon of the music world. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Taylor Swift in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Taylor Alison Swift was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on December 13, 1989, to proud parents Scott and Andrea Swift. She grew up in Wyomissing. Taking inspiration from her grandmother, who was a professional opera singer in her hay days, Taylor Swift, by the age of 10, was singing at numerous native events and fairs. She also began penning down her own songs and learning guitar at a very young age. Soon after, she started to spread her musical wings and flew to the country music capital, Nashville, Tennessee.
Taylor Swift was rumored to be dating singer, Joe Jonas. However, she denied the reports. She was then reported to be dating the Twilight star, Taylor Lautner. However, the couple parted ways in 2009. She then dated singer John Mayer for a brief period, which resulted in her infamous cold war with the singing icon, Katy Perry. Further, her name has been linked up with Calvin Harris, Tom Hiddleston and also, the chocolate boy from One Direction, Harry Styles.
As of now, Taylor has been dating actor Joe Alwyn.
Career Awards & Nominations
The talented singer had her first volley to fame when she bagged her first contract with Big Machine Records. Her first single was released in 2006 and went on to sell 5 million copies. A number of infectious tracks like “Teardrops on My Guitar” and the chart ruling single “Our Song” were released soon after.
“Fearless,” Taylor’s next album which also bagged the Video of the Year award at the CMT Awards, came out in 2008 and ruled both pop and country charts. The year ended on a high for Swift as she became the highest-selling country artist of that year.
Taylor’s music was widely celebrated, and she won many awards like the Academy of Country Music and the Award for Top New Female Vocalist. She earned her first VMA with the endearing single, “You Belong with Me.”
Taylor became a sensation in no time and her concerts grossed millions!
She won her first Grammy Award for her viral album “Fearless.” Other albums to follow were “Speak now” and “Red” which instantly became golden!
The singer branched out her music genre and came out with the hot pop-sounding album, “1989” in 2014. Singles like “Blank Space” and “Shake it off” topped the charts and grossed about 1.2 million making her the first artist to touch the 1 million mark in opening-week sales.
Net Worth & Earning
Besides her on-a-high music career, Taylor’s wealth is backed up by her massively grossing tours and her endorsement with brands like Apple and Keds. Her estate is worth billions. To sum up, Taylor Swift is one of the wealthiest singers and her lifestyle screams of luxury and comfort.
As of 2018, Taylor’s meteoric music career has brought her a net worth of about $400 million, which is about $120 million more than the $280 million she had in 2017-2018. Taylor Swift has recorded 40 million album sales internationally, thereby becoming a global star. She has also appeared in various television shows, like CSI.
Whatever Taylor Swift is doing in her life, she is only on her way up and as her career flourishes, we hope that her life continues to be blessed with the infamous fairytale vibe and she has many more tales of successes to her name, and also, she keeps on making infectious music for her incredibly dedicated fans like us!