Shawn Mendes Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shawn Mendes
- Shawn Peter Raul Mendes’ father is a Portuguese, while his mother is an English. He and his younger sister live, along with their parents live in Toronto, Canada.
- The young Canadian singer learned to play guitar through YouTube tutorials and soon after started posting videos on Vine(an app where one can share a six-second video). He gained millions of followers and viewers. By, August 2014, Shawn was the third most followed musician on the app.
- In January 2014, Andrew Gertler an American talent manager discovered the young, energetic singer online and brought him to ‘Island Records’ where Shawn signed his first single, ‘The Life of The Party.’
- Before he became a celebrity, Mendes was one of the Vine members of ‘Magcon Tour’ with a large number of followers.
- In 2015, Shawn Mendes released his first full-length album ‘Handwritten’ which debuted at the number one on Billboard 200. In the first week itself, 106,000 copies of the album were sold and ‘Stitches’ the third single from the album, gained the top position in the UK.
- The teen singer recorded, ‘Believe’ for the Disney original movie, ‘Descendants.’
- He listed among the 25 most influential teens for the years 2014 and 2015. Shawn also made it to the list of “30 under 30′ by Forbes, in 2016.
- In early 2016, the singer signed with ‘Wilhelmina models.’
- With ‘Treat You Better’ as the lead single, Shawn released his second album ‘Illuminate.’ In this album, he showed his new direction towards, soft classic rock groove. ‘Mercy’ was the second single from the album which entered the top 20 list both in the US and the UK.
- He collaborated with Camila Cabello(former member of the famous girl-band ‘Fifth Harmony’) and released ” I Know What You Did Last Summer.’ This song later was added to, ‘Handwritten Revisited reissue.’
- Shawn Mendes, on his Illuminate world tour in April 2017, released ‘There’s Nothing Holdin Me Back’ for his Illuminate Deluxe Edition.
- The 18-year-old singer does many events, and the tickets can be bought, from his official website.
- Though, Shawn officially is single, has been rumored to have romantic connections with quite a few young and famous names.
- Shawn has two tattoos, one on his right forearm( which he has officially shown in public) and the other on his upper right arm.
- Shawn Mendes was dating the American singer & songwriter Camila Cabello since July 2019. On November 2021, the duo announced their split by issuing a joint statement online that read, Capital FM
Hey guys, we’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever. 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.”