Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

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Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer as well as a songwriter. Shawn Mendes’s song covers on the video-sharing application Vine attracted huge followers in 2013. Likewise, he grabbed the attention of artist managers Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Charlton in the following year. Then, he cracked the deal and this led the chance for him to record labels.

Early life

Shawn Mendes is 22 years old as of 2019. He was born on August 8, 1998, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. His birth name is Shawn Peter Raul Mendes and birth sign is Leo. His mother’s name is  Karen who is a real estate agent, and his father’s name is Manuel Mendes who is a businessman, selling bar and restaurant supplies.

Similarly, he grew up with his younger sister named Aaliyah. He spent his childhood in Pickering, Ontario. Likewise, he belongs to the American nationality and ethnicity of Portuguese-English.

Reflecting on his educational history,  he did his schooling in the Pine Ridge Secondary School.

Professional life

Shawn Mendes started his singing career through his social media sites. He started learning guitar in the year 2012, at the age of 13 from  YouTube guitar tutorials. Then, he started posting a cover video in the popular video app named Vine from which he got the huge fan following on the social sites.

Similarly, in the year 2014, he became the third-most followed musician in the app Vine.  Then, he officially signed to Island Records in 2014 and released his first single Life of the Party on June 26, 2014. Further, he also became the first youngest musician to debut in the top 25 US Billboard Hot 100.

He also got the chance to become a member of Magcon Tour along with the other young Viners with the huge fan followers. And he released his full-length album named “Handwritten” which was debuted in the number one position the US Billboard 200. Likewise, Mendes recorded a song called “Believe” for “Descendants”, Disney Channel Original Movie.

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Caption: Shawn Mendes performing stage show (Source: PopSugar)

Songs From Coming up Album

He also appeared for the first time on a Forbes list with their annual “30 Under 30”, for 2016. He also released the single “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” on April 20, 2017. On March 22, 2018, he released his lead single “In My Blood” from his upcoming third studio album and followed up by the second single “Lost in Japan” on March 23. Next song “Youth” released on May 3, featuring himself with American singer Khalid.

Furthermore, he released the single “If I Can’t Have You” along with its music video on May 3, 2019.  On July 19, he also released the Gryffin remix of “If I Can’t Have You“.Then, on June 21, 2019, he released “Señorita” along with Cuban-American singer-songwriter Camila Cabello with the music video. This song at number 2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Brand endorsement and modeling

In 2016, Shawn Mendes signed with Wilhelmina Models. In June 2017, he walked the runway during the “Emporio Armani Spring 2018” show taken in Milan, Italy. He was wearing the Italian brand’s new smartwatch, EA Connected, during the show. The promotional video featuring Mendes was shown ahead of his runway walk.

On June 6, 2018, he made an announcement as the ambassador for Emporio Armani’s entire “Fall Winter 2018-2019” watch collection. In July 2018, his photographs wearing the new EA Connected smartwatches were published on social media.

On February 16, 2019, he made an announcement as the latest brand ambassador for Calvin Klein’s #MyCalvins campaign. In August 2019, he partnered with Canadian-based food chain, Tim Hortons, in which he stars in a commercial and on beverage cups, followed by a partnership with Roots Canada in September.

Awards and Nominations

Shawn has received several awards and nominations, including an iHeartRadio Music Award, two MTV Europe Music Awards, eight Juno Awards, three Much Music Video Awards, and the Allan Slaight Honor from Canada’s Walk of Fame. In 2015, he was the recipient of the Breakout Award at the SOCAN Awards in Toronto. Most of the song has become top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Networth

Shawn Mendes is a young talented singer. He has accompanied a great amount of net worth by his profession. His estimated net worth is around $3 million. However, his salary is still under review.

Personal life

The young, dashing Shawn Mendes is dating fellow pop singer, Camilo Cabello. The duo stayed together and are in a live-in relationship. They are often seen together posting photos and videos on social media handles. Likewise, they often Due to their close relationship, they were assumed to be in a relationship.

In 2019, they confirmed their relationship officially began on July 4, 2019. They have been dating for almost a year, after keeping their relationship low-key for months. It looks magical these singers went from best friends to boyfriend and girlfriend. However, their relationship hasn’t been without controversy with allegations of a ‘faked’ romance for publicity being thrown around on the internet.

However, talking about his past relationship, he has been in relation to Hailey Baldwin. Even though Hailey Baldwin engaged to Justin Bieber in July 2018, the media has not stopped talking about Shawn’s and Hailey’s love affair. As they began talking and joking via Twitter in November 2013. They were seen together at Kylie Jenner’s Halloween party in November 2017 and spent some quality time together. They were also seen holding hands and later kissing each other. But they confirmed themselves as friends and ended their love relation.

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Shawn Mendes with his ex-girlfriend Hailey Baldwin on award event (Source: Cosmopolitan)

Scandals

Further, he also has rumored regarding his sexuality. He was slammed in comments on some YouTube videos that he’s giving gay vibes. Likewise, he shut the rumors down by his excellent statement “First of all, I’m not gay,” Shawn said. “Second of all, it shouldn’t make a difference if I was or if I wasn’t. The focus should be on the music and not my sexuality.” He clarified himself through this statement.

Body Measurements and Social media

Shawn has a tall and amazing personality. He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 83kg. Likewise, he has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Shawn Mendes wearing Designs Capsule Collection for Yoox (Source: finance.yahoo)

Shawn Mendes is socially active on media sites like  Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has a great fan following. Likewise, he has around  56 million followers on Instagram, more than 7.8 million followers on Facebook, and more than  23.6 million followers on Twitter. Besides that, he is also active on Youtube and has more than 23.7 million subscribers.