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Taylor Alison Swift is a highly popular American songwriter and singer. She authors a distinctive kind of discography that spans across country, folk, pop, and alternative genres. She has bagged universal acclaim for her most unique kind of narrative songwriting inspired by her personal life.
Swift has sold more than 200 million records globally thereby earning a place among top-selling music artists of all times.
How Much Is The Net Worth Of Taylor Swift?
Taylor Swift is a popular American songwriter and singer whose current net worth is about $400 million in November 2021.
Upon her debut, Taylor Swift became a teen idol. Her global fame made her a pop icon. Describing her in 2012, Michelle Obama, former first lady said, “She is as an artist who has rocketed to the top of the music industry but still keeps her feet on the ground, someone who has shattered every expectation of what a 22-year-old can accomplish”, is a testimony to prove Taylor Swift achievements.
She was the first one who pushed the boundaries of country music.
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Steered by an ambitious artistic vision, Taylor rose to fame by her original acumen and dauntless spirit creating something in the world of music that was unprecedented. In the process, she made a huge fortune too.
Net Worth Of Taylor Swift
Since Taylor Swift was discovered in Nashville at the age of 15, she has become one of the highest paid songwriters and singers in the United States. In her career spanning over 15 years, she has released 10 albums, secured 10 Grammy Awards, and had 2 top hits on Billboard.
Her earning sources include song writing, music production, sale of albums and merchandise. She too earns from acting, television shows and feature films.
Taylor Swift net worth 2021 is estimated at $400 million. She has so far sold over 200 million records consisting of around 50 million albums and 150 million singles. Her first album named after her as ‘Tailor Swift’ got platinum certification 4 times.
Her second album ‘Fearless’ got platinum certifications 6 times. She has completed five world tours that have grossed her around $950 million. Swift has also made a sizable income from endorsements signed up with Apple, Target, Sony Electronics, CoverGirl, Verizon, Capital One, Diet Coke, Keds, AT&T, and AirAsia.
One of the biggest money makers from Swift is her tours. For example, in the year 2015, her 1989 tour grossed her over $250 million. In May 2021, her Reputation Stadium Tour was a program planned for six months. In each of the first five shows of the tour, Swift earned around $10.8 million per show fetching her $54 million in sales.
In June 2016, Swift was the top earning musician and she made around $170 million in 2015-2016. Around this period, Swift was making $1 million per day. In 2017, Swift earned $44 million and ranked in the ninth position among the highest paid celebrities of the world on Forbes.
In 2018, Taylor Swift earned around $5 million from record sales, $2 million through royalties for publishing, and $2.4 million through streaming. It is estimated that by the time she turns 30 years, she could easily become a billionaire.
Career Highlights of Taylor Swift
Named after the famed songwriter and singer James Taylor, Taylor Swift was born in West reading, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989. Taylor Swift had a flair for music right during her early years and hence pursued professional training in music and acting in New York. Eventually her parents moved her to Nashville, Tennessee when she was just 14 years old to support her career in music.
In 2004, Taylor Swift signed up a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing. In 2005, Big Machine records signed her up for a recording deal. In 2006, Taylor released her eponymous debut studio album.
Swift’s second and third studio albums were based on country pop and these titles Fearless and Speak Now were released in 2008 and 2010. The overwhelming success of the singles “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me” amalgamating the country and pop radio genres brought her recognition as one of the leading crossover artists.
The fourth studio album ‘Red’ released in 2012, was an experiment with the pop, rock, and electronic genres. The album that fetched her the recognition as a winning pop star was her fifth pop album ‘The Synth-pop Album’ released in 2014. Reputation, the sixth studio album was released in 2017.
Swift’s seventh studio album was released in 2019 under the title Lover. Inspired by the success of her repeated commercial success during 2010s, Swift once again experimented with indie folk and alternative rock in the eighth and ninth studio albums titled Folklore and Evermore released in 2010.
Swift also made her appearances in some films like Valentine’s Day released in 2010 and Cats released in 2019. In 2020, she published Miss Americana, an autobiographical documentary. In the same year, she too released Folklore: The Long Pond Studio Sessions, the musical film she directed herself.
In 2021, she released All Too Well: The Short Film (2021). Taylor Swift album 2021 was the rerecorded version of ‘Red’ that was released on November 12 through Republic records.
Awards and Honors of Swift
Counted among the top selling artists of all times, Taylor Swift has sold more than 200 million records across geographies. She has bagged 11 Grammy Awards. This number includes winning three ‘album of the year’ recognitions.
The other notable awards she received were an Emmy Award, 12 awards given by the Country Music Association, and 25 awards given by Billboard Music Awards. Most interestingly, she is the first female artist to win these many awards given by Billboard Music Awards.
Swift also received 32 American Music Awards and has bagged 49 Guinness World Records. In 2015, Rolling Stone featured her among the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time. In 2019, she was listed in the 8th place among the Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Artists.
She also made frequent appearances on power rankings like the Forbes Celebrity 100 and Time 100. American Music Awards named her as the Artist of the 2010s Decade and Woman of the 2010s Decade. Taylor Swift is highly recognized for supporting the cause of artists’ rights and women’s empowerment especially in the domain of music.
Social media following of Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift is one of the largest followed personalities on social media. She has her personal accounts on Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube, Twitter, Sina Weibo and TikTok. In 2021, Brandwatch ranked her as the most influential person on Twitter.
Swift is known to be highly friendly with her fans on social media and in real life and the intimacy she shares is one of the drivers of Taylor Swift success. She has over 89.1 million followers on Twitter. 76 million fans follow her on Facebook. Her Instagram account has over 185m followers.
Her fan base described as ‘Swifties’ are seen engaged in online conversations about her using memes, videos, photos and hashtags. By personally influencing those conversations, she has been able to build a huge online community of her followers.
An example to the strategies that she has used to promote her following on social media, she has her own AR filter known as ‘4.26’ and a line of stickers that her fans can use on their Instagram stories.
Taylor Swift’s Lifestyle
As one of the world’s highest paid celebrities, Taylor Swift has amassed a huge wealth estimated at $400 million. When her Reputation Stadium Tour will end during this fall, her net worth could even soar higher. Here is an account of Taylor Swift Lifestyle, her mansions, real estate, and other assets.
Swift has always been generous in her spending. She has invested in a $84 million real estate portfolio, which consists of 8 properties scattered across four different states.
The 3,240 square foot condo she owns in Nashville is estimated at $3 million and the Greek Revival Estate spanning over 5,600 square feet is estimated at $2.5 million.
Notably, this one is the cheapest property she owns. The market value of the Beverley Hills home she owns is $2.85 million. The 10,982 square foot mansion in Beverly Hills is worth $30 million. She has planned to make it into a historic landmark in the region.
In Rhode Island, Swift owns an estate enjoying fantastic seaside views and the property is valued at $6.65million. The property provides ample space for partying with her teams. In the Tribeca block in New York City, Swift owns an 8,309 square foot duplex penthouse and also a four-story townhouse which is worth $40 million.
Swift has invested in two Dassault private jets which could be worth $58 million each. She uses these jets to travel between her properties and also to tour around for vacation. In one of her indulgent spending, she has insured her legs for a sum of $40 million. She is also seen spending a lot on her carefully chosen branded dresses and accessories.
She is known for her famous dinner parties given to her friends. She often hosts her parties at The Fat Radish, Sarabeth’s, L’Asso and The Spotted Pig. She too cooks and bakes with her team to give elaborate dinner parties to her squad. In one of the dinner parties, she left a highly generous tip for $500.
Taylor Swift has two fold cats of Scottish origin named as Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson. The cost of this breed is between $1,000 and $1,500. In her store, there is a separate line of merchandise for her cats.
Taylor Swift as a Philanthropist
On her 24th birthday, Taylor Swift donated a sum of $100,000 to a symphony in Nashville. She takes active interest in donating for relief activities during natural calamities. She contributed $1 million to the victims of Louisiana floods and during the Nashville flood relief activities, she gave away $500,000.
She too raised $750,000 through a concert titled Speak Now Help Now to support the relief measures offered to victims of tornadoes in the southern US in 2011. Swift is highly supportive of causes promoting education.
She has donated $50,000 to NYC public schools and has also pledged $4 million to fund the Taylor Swift Education Center for the Country Music Hall of Fame.
She has also extended her financial support to some GoFundMe campaigns that included $10,000 to fund the cost of a service dog for an autistic boy and $50,000 to a cancer patient who was the nephew of her backup dancer.
She is keen to help her friends. Once she gave her friend Kesha, a sum of $250,000 to sponsor the legal fees towards the lawsuit she had to file against a music producer.