Shawn Mendes is one of the popular Canadian Pop singers and songwriters. He gained popularity in the year 2013 by posting song covers on the video-sharing application “Vine”. From there he 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” which consisted 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 the year 2018, he was included on Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and also he has won 3 Juno awards and an American Music award. Shawn has also collaborated with many popular artists, such as Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello, Khalid, and more.
All of us know Shawn Mendes for his singing abilities. But do you know everything about him ? Have you ever wondered about his personal life or how much wealth he inherits? Do you know how tall he is or who all are there in his family? Fortunately we have got you covered with this short biography- his age, weight, height, his personal and professional life, his current networth and more. So lets get started!
|Celebrated Name||Shawn Mendes|
|Real Name||Shawn Peter Raul Mendes|
|Date of Birth||8 August 1998|
|Age||23 years old|
|Birth Place||Toronto, Canada|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches, 187cm|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Record producer|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Net Worth||$50 million|
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was born on August 8, 1998, in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. His mother Karen is a real estate agent who hails from England, and his father Manuel is from Portugal who is a businessperson who sells bar and café supplies in Toronto. Mendes was raised in a religious family. He has a younger sister named Aaliyah.
Mendes graduated from Pine Ridge Secondary School in June 2016, where he played ice hockey, soccer and participated in the glee club. He showed up in many school dramatizations and also auditioned for Disney Channel in Toronto.
Shwan learned to play the guitar at the age of 14 by watching YouTube videos in the year 2012. After that, he started posting his cover songs on the social media app called Vine. In the year 2013 he posted a cover of Justin Beiber’s As Long as You Love Me which earned him millions of views and followers on the app and made him a well known face. By August 2014, he was the third most-followed musician on Vine. He signed a contract with Island Records in May 2014 and released his first single “Life of the Party” on 26th June 2014. Before he signed with Island Records, he was a member of the MagCon Tour together with Nash Grier, Cameron Dallas, Jack & Jack, and other young artists.
He also became the youngest musician to be in the top 25 on US Billboard Hot 100. In July, he released his debut major-label EP and it was peaked at number 5 on Billboard 200 selling 48,000 copies. He also won a Teen Choice award in the year 2014. His second single “Something Big” was released on 6th November 2014.
Mendes then released his full-length album named “Handwritten” on 14th April 2015. It sold 106,000 copies and became a No. 1 in many countries like Canada, the United States, and Norway. His third single was “Stitches” which was at number 4 on US Billboard Hot 100. Also in 2015, Mendes opened for Taylor Swift during 1989 World Tour dates for North America and recorded “Believe” for the soundtrack of Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants.
After that, Mendes and Camila Cabello, a member of Fifth Harmony released their collaborative single “I know what you did last summer” in the year 2015. On January 21, 2016, Mendes made his acting debut on The CW’s The 100 third-season premiere.
Later, he signed with modeling agency Wilhelmina Models and made his first appearance on the Forbes list.
Then in June 2016, he released his lead single “Treat You Better” from his second studio album Illuminate. In the US, the single reached the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, became his second single to peak atop both the Adult Contemporary and Adult Pop Songs. The album, Illuminate, was released on September 23, 2016 and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. His second single “Mercy” was released on 18th August 2016. In April 2017, Mendes embarked on his Illuminate World Tour and released the single “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” on 20th April 2017.
Mendes released the lead single “In My Blood” on March 22, 2018,from his upcoming third studio album, followed up by the second single “Lost in Japan” on March 23. Another single “Youth” was released on May 3, featuring American singer Khalid. He then performed at a televised concert honoring the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on 21st April 2018. On 25th May 2018, his self-titled studio album was released.
He released a three-song remix EP on December 21, 2018 entitled The Album (Remixes). The EP includes remixes of songs from his self-titled album such as “Where Were You in the Morning?” with Kaytranada, “Why” with Leon Bridges, and “Youth” with Jessie Reyez.
On May 3, 2019, Mendes released the single “If I Can’t Have You” along with its music video. On June 21, 2019, he released “Señorita” with Cuban singer Camila Cabello which marks Mendes’ and Cabello’s second collaboration.
In December 2020 Mendes released his fourth Studio album titled Wonder. The lead single from the album, also tiltled “Wonder” was released in October 2020. His second single from the album, a collaboration with Justin Beiber on a track titled “Monster” was released on 20th November, 2022.
On September 23, 2021, Mendes announced that he would be embarking on Wonder: The World Tour, across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, consisting of 64 dates and starting on March 14, 2022, at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen.
Shawn’s latest single “It Will be Okay” was released in December 2021.
Mendes will embark on his self-titled tour in 2019 to promote his album. He received many awards and nominations. Some of them are MTV Europe Music Awards, Allan Slaight Honour, SOCAN Award, People’s Choice Award, Juno Award, and many more. Recently, he has been awarded Songwriter of the Year at the 2018 SOCAN Awards. Shawn also said he would love to work with Justin Bieber, Logic, and Ed Sheeran in the future.
Personal Life & Relationships
Shawn Mendess is pretty much single and not married yet.
In 2017, he started dating Hailey Baldwin who is a well-known model.. Unfortunately, the relationship between them didn’t last long, and they later broke up. Now, Hailey is married to Justin-Bieber. In 2019, Mendes started dating the Cuban singer Camila Cabello. But the couple announced their breakup in November 2021.
He was also rumored to be dating superstar singer Taylor Swift though the rumor was not confirmed. He also said in an interview that his celebrity crushes are Emma Watson and Rachel McAdams.
Mendes has been open about his struggles with anxiety, which he disclosed publicly through his single “In My Blood”. He declared that he had been undergoing therapy in order to help him deal with the mental health condition.
Awards & Accolades
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Shawn Mendes Net Worth
Shawn has an estimated net worth of $50 Million as of 2020, This includes his assets, money, and income. His primary source of income is his career as a singer and songwriter. Through his various sources of income, Shawn has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
He has released many solo albums for the fans, which were super-hit and helped him earn a tremendous amount of money. Alongside, he has performed in numerous concerts worldwide, and the experts say that he has even Charged rupees of $795,000 for each show in the past, which tells how amazing his concert is. Apart from that, Shawn Mendes also has a considerable amount of followers on Social media platforms. Therefore, he is earning a substantial amount through promotions and brand deals.
Currently he is among the 100 highest paid celebrities on the planet.