|Stage Name:||Shawn Mendes|
|Real Name:||Shawn Peter Raul Mendes|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||August 8, 1998 (24 Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Pickering, Ontario, Canada|
|Education:||Pine Ridge Secondary School|
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Shawn Mendes Biography
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes, famously called Shawn Mendes, is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Mendes gained a significant following in 2013; posting song covers on Vine, a video-sharing app. In 2014, he caught the attention of artist manager Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton. He signed a with the label. Mendes released his self-titled Debut EP in 2014. It was followed by his debut studio album “Handwritten” in 2015. The album debuted atop the Billboard 200. It made him one of five artists to debut at number one before the age of 18.
The album spawned the hit single “Stitches,” which reached number one in the UK and the top 20 in the US and Canada. Mendes has released three more albums, debuting at number one. It made him the youngest male artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200 with four studio albums. Mendes has won several awards, including 13 SOCAN Awards, 10 MTV Europe Music Awards, 8 Juno Awards, iHeartRadio MMVAs, and two American Music Awards. He has received three Grammy nominations and one Brit nomination. Mendes was named one of Time’s Most Influential People In The World in 2018.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Shawn Mendes is worth an estimated $40 million.
Shawn Mendes has dated a couple of female celebs. In 2017, he revealed that he had a secret girlfriend who he dated for two years. Fans were convinced it was his prom date Lauren Arendse.
Fans speculated that he was in a relationship with Chloë Grace Moretz in 2016. However, neither he nor Moretz alluded to the claims.
Rumors swirled in 2017 that Shawn and Hailey Bieber were an item. They were spotted kissing at the MTV EMAs after-party. They also walked the 2018 Met Gala red carpet together. Shawn told Rolling Stone in 2018, “I think it was more of a zone of limbo. She’s still one of the f–king coolest people ever — she’s not just a beautiful person visually, but she’s one of the most beautiful hearts I’ve ever met.”
Mendes and Camila Cabello confirmed their relationship in July 2019 after much speculation. They both had great things to say about each other while dating. Shawn revealed in his Netflix documentary “In Wonder” that all the songs he had written were about her. He said, “My song comes on the radio or something, and I’m like, ‘Everything’s about you. They’re all, they have always been about you… Like, ‘They’re all about you. Like every song I’ve ever wrote.'”
Fans were shocked when they announced their breakup in November 2021. They wrote, “We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends. We so appreciate your support from the beginning and moving forward.”
Mendes told ELLE in November 2020, “A lot happens when you fall in love for the first time, because you really feel this support, this grounded, ‘Hey, if everything goes away, I’m going to be OK. It’s perspective, and it’s beautiful. And it really allows you to be like, ‘OK, well, if I’m going to do this [make music, etc.], I might as well be doing it for the right reasons and really, really, really enjoying it.’ Otherwise, I’d just rather watch movies with you all day.”
Shawn Mendes’ parents are named Karen and Taurean Manuel Mendes. They are both successful in their lines of work. They have both accumulated a lot of wealth in business and real estate. Taurean is three years older than Karen.
Shawn’s father, Taurean Manuel Mendes, was originally from Lagos, Portugal. He moved from there to Toronto, Canada, where he was raised and attended school. He worked in his cousin’s restaurant during his teenage years. He is a successful businessman.
Shawn’s mother, Karen Mendes, is a successful real estate agent. She was originally from London, England but was raised in Toronto, Canada.
Aaliyah Mendes is Shawn Mendes’ sister and only sibling. She is a former Viner and social media sensation. Like her brother, she was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. Aaliyah first created her Vine account in 2013. After one year, she gained over 170,000 subscribers. Her success was translated to Musical.ly, where she also gained a lot of success. Her influence on social media is major.