Shawn Mendes is a Canadian pop singer, songwriter, actor and record producer. As of 2021, Shawn Mendes has a net worth of $55 Million. In 2013, he posted song covers on the Vine app and caught the attention of artist manager Andrew Gertler. After that, he signed a deal with Island Records. In 2014 he released his debut extended play “The Shawn Mendes”. consists of four singles. It debuted at number 5 on the Canadian Albums (Billboard) and U.S. Billboard 200 with sales of 48,000 copies in the first week.
In 2015, he released his debut studio album “Handwritten” and top the US Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 119,000 copies. He also becomes one of five artists to debut at number one before the age of 18. He won more than 114 awards including 18 SOCAN awards, 11 MTV Europe Music Awards, 10 Juno Awards, 8 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards and 5 BMI Awards. He also works as a model and completed many modeling assignments.
Shawn Mendes Wiki/Biography
Born on 8 August 1998, Shawn Mendes’s age is 22 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a well-settled family from Pickering, Ontario.
He attended Pine Ridge Secondary School, Ontario from where he completed his schooling.
Mendes was very active in sports during his school days and played ice hockey and soccer for his school team. Apart from sports, he also has an interest in acting since his childhood. He practiced his stage presence during his school days and also auditioned for Disney Channel in Toronto.
|Full Name||Shawn Peter Raul Mendes|
|Net Worth||$55 Million|
|Date of Birth||8 August 1998|
|Birth Place||Pickering, Ontario, Canada|
|Profession||Pop Singer, Songwriter, Actor and Record Producer|
|School||Pine Ridge Secondary School, Ontario|
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Shawn Mendes belongs to a Christian family from Pickering, Ontario, Canada. He is known to have Canadian nationality and has his belief in the Christianity religion.
His father’s name is Manuel Mendes who is a businessman by profession and sells bar and restaurant supplies in Toronto.
His mother’s name is Karen Mendes who is a housewife. His father belongs from Portugal and her mother belongs to England.
He has one sibling, his younger sister’s name is Aaliyah Mendes.
Shawn Mendes’s marital status is unmarried. His girlfriend’s name is Camila Cabello who is also a singer and internet personality. The couple started dating each other in 2019, both of them are quite open about their relationship and never hesitates to accept their relationship in public. They even created music albums together and expressed their love for each other in the media. He also dated American singer Teddy Geiger.
|Father Name||Manuel Mendes|
|Mother Name||Karen Mendes|
|Sister Name||Aaliyah Mendes|
Shawn Mendes is a good looking and handsome guy. He is much popular among youth for his charming and attractive personality. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and his body weight is around 79 Kg.
He is of lean body type and has impressive body measurements. He has stylish Dark brown color hair and also has sparkling Dark brown color eyes.
Shawn Mendes started his career as a social media celebrity. He started posting cover videos on the Vine application in the year 2013 and gained millions of followers in a matter of time. He gained popularity for his six-second snippets of renditions of many popular songs.
After that Andrew Gertler spotted Shawn Mendes online in the year 2014 and bring him to Island Records where he eventually signed and released his first single titled “Life of the Party” in the same year. Since then he released many popular singles like Lost In Japan, I Know What You Did Last Summer and others.
In 2015, he released his first full-length album titled Handwritten, since then he released various popular albums like Treat You Better, Illuminate, and others. After that, he made his acting debut with his appearance in the science fiction drama titled The 100 in the year 2016. Since then he made his appearance in TV shows like Saturday Night Live, Drop The Mic, and others.
He also worked as a model for various renowned brands and walked the ramps several times in his career. He was signed by the Wilhelmina Models in the year 2016 and walked the ramps for Emporio Armani in the year 2018. He was also announced as the brand ambassador of popular brands like Emporio Armani and Calvin Klein.
Apart from his professional career, he also works as a philanthropist and supported different organizations for different causes. He also launched the Shawn Mendes Foundation in the year 2019 to inspire and empower today’s youth. Recently, he also performed at different charitable and fundraising events to raise awareness and funds for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Facts and Information
Shawn Mendes gained his popularity through the video-sharing app Vine and also has been nominated for the Grammy Awards thrice in his career.
Shawn got a verified Twitter account after he was signed by Island Records. He also uploaded some of his videos on his YouTube channel and in these videos he just sings and collaborated with other musicians for playing instruments.
After watching some of his videos, musical megastar Ed Sheeran invited Shawn Mendes to Los Angeles for dinner with him.
He is one of the youngest musical stars who made it into the top 25 on the US Billboard Hot 100. He also learned guitar through YouTube videos at the age of only 14 years.