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40 Things To Know About Taylor Swift

40 Things To Know About Taylor Swift

1. Her first hobby was English Horse Riding and she competed in horse shows.

2. Taylor is the first country singer to win an MTV video music award. Her video "You belong with me" won the best female video award in 2009.

3. At the age of 11, she won a local talent competition by singing a rendition of Leann rimes "Big Deal".

4. She spent her childhood on an 11 acre Christmas tree farm.

5. She was born on December 13 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. The exact time she was born is 5.17 a.m.

6. Taylor was born with the name "Taylor Alison Swift". She was named after James Taylor.

7. Her parents are Scott and Andrea Swift.



8. Taylor Swift is so successful that she has won 11 American Music Awards, 7 Grammy awards, and 6 Country Music Association Awards.

9. She is terrified of snakes and spiders.

10. Her favorite food is cheesecake.

11. She attended school at West Reading elementary center and Wyomissing area junior/senior high school.

12. Her hair color is blond, her eyes are blue in color and her measurements are 34-25-35 inches or 75-62-77 cm.

13. The first song that she ever wrote was "Lucky You".

14. Taylor is the youngest songwriter to be hired by Sony/ATV music publishing house.

15. Her favorite holiday is Christmas.

16. The six things that are always in her refrigerator are eggs, thinly sliced ham and chicken, orange juice, diet coke, parmigiano-reggiano cheese and binge food like cookie dough or a tube of cinnamon rolls.

40 Things To Know About Taylor Swift


17. Taylor Swift height is 5' 10'' or 1.77 m.

18. Taylor Swift's weight is 54 kg or 119 pounds.

19. She has won a national poetry contest with her poem titled "Monster in My Closet".
20. Her favorite seasons are winter and summer.

21. She has appeared in the film Valentine’s Day (2010) and also in one episode of CSI in 2000.

22. Taylor is obsessed with Disney movies and everything about Disney.

23. Taylor is the youngest artist in history to win a Grammy Award for Album of the year in 2010. She was only 20 years old at that time.

24. Her favorite color is Tiffany Blue.

25. She had a cameo in Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009).

26. Her favorite book is The Hunger Games and To Kill a Mockingbird

27. She loves mystery books. Her favorites are “Murder on the Orient Express” and “And Then There Were None” by Agatha Christie.

28. She contributed two songs to the movie The Hunger Games (2012). The songs are “Safe & Sound” and “Eyes Open”.

29. Taylor is afraid of death. She is afraid of not having happy endings.

30. Her brother Austin Swift is a freelance photographer. He help photograph her Fearless Tour.

31. Her lead single “Love Story” released in 2008 became the 2nd best selling country single of all time.

32. Taylor became the youngest sole writer and singer of a no.1 country song through her single “Our Song”.

33. Her album “Fearless” is the most awarded album in the history of country music. The album is certified six times platinum.

34. She wrote all the songs in her third studio album “Speak Now’.

35. Taylor is the top selling digital artist in history.

36. She was in a relationship with Joe Jonas from June 2008 to October 2008.

37. Taylor admits that she is an extremely clumsy person and jokes that her parents always make fun of her because she spills everything.

38. She wrote 9 of the 16 songs in her fourth studio album “Red”. The other 7 songs in the album she co-wrote it with Max Martin, Ed Sheeran, Gary Lightbody, Dan Wilson and Liz Rose.

39. One of her dreams is to be on the Ellen show.

40. She says Shania Twain is her greatest influence, but is also “devoted” to Britney Spears.

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