Shawn Mendes Net Worth Update 2020, Early Life, Career and Achievement
Shawn Mendes Net Worth – Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and model from Toronto. Mendes gained a following in 2013, posting song covers on the video-sharing application Vine.
The next year, he caught the attention of artist manager Andrew Gertler and Island Records A&R Ziggy Chareton, which led to him signing a deal with the record label.
As of 2019, Shawn Mendes’ net worth is approximately $12 Million dollars.
Shawn Mendes Net Worth
Early Life, Family and Education
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was born on the 8th of August, 1998, in Toronto, Ontario. His father is Portuguese while his mother is English.
Mendes has a younger sister named Aaliyah and they were raised in Pickering, Ontario.
Mendes attended Pine Ridge Secondary School. At school, he played ice hockey and soccer. He also auditioned for Disney Channel in Toronto. Mendes graduated from high school in June 2016, and was raised in a religious family.
Career and Achievement
Shawn Mendes first claim to fame was the creation of short clips of famous songs that he posted on Vine. He never looked back after this initial success and with the help of his record producer released his first single ‘Life of the Part’ in 2014.
This single made him the youngest artist to break a single into the Top 25 of the Billboard Hot 100. During this time, Mendes also teamed up with another up and coming young star, Austin Mahone.
Alongside Austin Mahone, they undertook a nationwide tour which proved to be very popular. In early 2015, Mendes’s fame grew further when he released his new album-‘Handwritten’ which skyrocketed to the top of the Billboard 200 chart selling over 100,000 copies in its first week.
This single continued to grow in popularity and also peaked in the charts in the UK and also gave him an opportunity to further his fame through him playing openings acts for other more established stars.
His fame was recognized more and more as time went on. He was listed among Time’s The 25 Most Influential Teens in 2014 and 2015.
At the end of 2015, Mendes teamed up with Camila Cabello to release a track together called – ‘I know what you did last summer.’
Being a rapidly rising young star, Shawn Mendes has also been involved in several controversies. To promote the sales of his album, ‘Handwritten’, Shawn Mendes encouraged people to buy the album from the stores directly rather than online for a small chance to meet him.
As of 2020, Shawn Mendes’ net worth is $12 Million dollars.