×
Back left 6d79ffa2165c70419b5d81367025d889a832b878a14a24f303dd5f6f59a4f2c5
Back right 7131bbac0729874ea35f73598ddf94d2e1f7db07d23b55f12e0a2064353ff6d7

Taylor Swift Fun Facts!

May 30, 2013

SHARE IT!
LIKE IT!
kids articles

Country cutie Taylor Swift dominates the country and pop charts, as well as more than just a few hearts, but there's more to this pretty Pennsylvanian than just good tunes. Check out her Kidzworld Fun Facts!

Did You Know...

  • Taylor's middle name is Alison
  • She was born December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • She can play guitar, banjo, piano, ukulele and electric guitar
  • The Swift's know a thing or two about money: her father was a financial advisor and Taylor's mom was a mutual fund marketing exec who worked overseas in Singapore before coming to Texas.
  • She grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • She has a younger brother, Austin
  • Her family owned a shetland pony and Quarter horses, and she learned English Riding as a kid and even competed in horse shows
  • Always interested in music, she appeared in several musicals as a kid and would travel to New York for voice and acting lessons
  • Her father is descended from three generations on bank presidents
  • At 11-years-old she won a local talent competition singing LeAnn Rimes' "Big Deal"
  • Taylor knew she need to go to Nashville, Tennessee to pursue her musical dreams after watch a Behind the Music special on Faith Hill
  • A computer repairman taught her how to play three chords on the guitar when she was 12, and this inspired her to writer her first song "Lucky You"
  • She and her family moved to Nashville when she was 14-years-old
  • She has 7 Grammy Awards, 11 American Music Awards, and 6 Country Music Association Awards
  • She says Shania Twain is her greatest influence, but is also "devoted" to Britney Spears
  • Taylor used Myspace to develop her fanbase, which was unheard of in country music at the time
  • Her music is categorized as country, pop and rock
  • She played a rebellious teen in an episode of CSI in 2009
  • In 2013 she appeared in an episode of The New Girl
  • In 2012 she voice acted the character of Audrey in The Lorax
  • She's a children's literacy advocate and arts educationa dvocate, donating large sums to both causes and has been recognized at the Do Something Awards
  • Known for being romantic both in her musical and in real life, Taylor has dated Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, John Mayer, Jake Gyllenhaal, Conor Kennedy and One Direction member Harry Styles
  • She has released 4 albums, Taylor Swift, Speak Now, Fearless and Red
  • Taylor's mom purposely picked a name that could be for a boy or girl, thinking her daughter might one day go into business

Check out "I Knew You Were Trouble" off Taylor's album Red, below!

(Psst! Rumor has it this song is about Harry Styles!)

Have Your Say

What do you think of Taylor Swift? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

News Feed

To view your full News Feed please Login using your Username and Password or Register with Kidzworld!

Forum Activity

Sillyvision next Generation... in General Roleplays posted by Tord_Trash
What do you think i am?(hon... in Say Anything posted by ImagineOrdinary
Let's count to 1 Million! in Forum Games posted by baceking
First Period Storys. (Girls... in Girls Only posted by WinxFanBloomKia231AP
Let's count to 1 Million! in Forum Games posted by bacequeen
First Period Storys. (Girls... in Girls Only posted by WinxFanBloomKia231AP
First Period Storys. (Girls... in Girls Only posted by WinxFanBloomKia231AP
Favourite Gaming YouTube Ch... in Forum Games posted by tiffanygamer123
Rate the YouTube channel ab... in Forum Games posted by tiffanygamer123
Let's count to 1 Million! in Forum Games posted by Itzmedacheese
Sillyvision next Generation... in General Roleplays posted by Shadeleaf
Home For the Strange ( for ... in Private Roleplay posted by ThatGayGuy
Let's count to 1 Million! in Forum Games posted by Itzmedacheese
Rate the YouTube channel ab... in Forum Games posted by Itzmedacheese
awnser the question the per... in Forum Games posted by rainbowpoptart
New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
First Period Storys. (Girls... in Girls Only posted by WinxFanBloomKia231AP
How do I stop myself from b... in Friends posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
♥A Miraculous Child♥ ATJ ♥... in General Roleplays posted by ThisNameWasStolen
What does ATJ stand for? in General Roleplays posted by MechaMaiden23
New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by rainbowpoptart
New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by simran88
New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by Abbergrl
New site layout this week! in New Features on KW posted by SnowflakeAngelKitten
what do you want to be when... in Current Events posted by Alois_Trancy_
New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by lolathedog
New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by Abbergrl
New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by ImagineOrdinary
New Real Time Private Messa... in New Features on KW posted by James
what do you want to be when... in Current Events posted by balenciaga
What do you think i am?(hon... in Say Anything posted by ImagineOrdinary
What do you think i am?(hon... in Say Anything posted by nounou123
Know a good place to put my... in Random posted by ImagineOrdinary
Who is your celeb doppelgan... in Random posted by rainbowpoptart
What/How are you feeling ri... in Random posted by rainbowpoptart
Find your birthday twin! Wh... in Say Anything posted by AnnaOfExquizurd
1001 Things to do when you ... in Random posted by Pikacraftgirl
Know a good place to put my... in Random posted by JazzyRox
Find your birthday twin! Wh... in Say Anything posted by Sportygirl54
how many siblings do you have in Say Anything posted by Shadow457

Poll

Taylor swift poll
172

What do you think is the best Taylor Swift song?