Shawn Mendes is a famous Canadian songwriter and model. However, the young man is mostly known as a singer. He began the career in 2013, and since then, he gained a lot of fans all over the world. You probably heard the song Stitches, which brought him immense fame and wealth. Even though he is young, he has a lot of fans.
Stay tuned, keep reading our article, and you will learn all about the successful singer.
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was born in Canada, on August 8, 1988. His parents are Manuel and Karen Mendes. The singer grew up with a sister Aaliyah with whom he shares a special bond. There is no a lot more information about his childhood, as he likes to keep those details in private.
From an early age, he was interested in music, and he started education at the Pine Ridge secondary Schools.
Interestingly, Mendes learned how to play guitar by himself when he watched Youtube tutorials. At that moment, he was 13 years old. At the same time, he began to post videos on the app Vine.
After one year, the singer earned huge popularity thanks to this application. In 2014, his talent was seen by the artist manager Andrew Gertler, who helped him to sign a contract with Island Records.
With the Island Records, he made his first single named Life of the Party, which gained a huge success. The hit entered the top 25 on the US Billboard Hot List. In the same year, the singer released his first EP.
The first full-length Handwritten was sold in more than 100 thousand copies. Also, it was a number one on the Billboard 200. The most popular hit of this album was named Stitches. The song had enormous popularity and brought wealth to the young singer.
The second album Illuminate contained a lot of hits, and some of them are Mercy, Treat you Better, and There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back. The next album also was popular and had a lot of popular songs in it.
Until now, Shawn was never seen in the public with any man or woman. After he started the career, he was rumored that he is gay. However, he went public and revealed that he is interested in women.
We can assume that he is single and focused on his career.
How old is Shawn?
The successful singer is extremely young. Currently, he is 21 years old.
Shawn Mendes Net Worth 2019
Even though he is young, he accumulated a lot of money from his career. As of 2019, Shawn Mendes has an estimated net worth of $12 million.