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December 13th, 1989!
Taylor's birthday is during the Christmas season, but not actually Christmas. She was born on December 13, 1989.
Stuart and AliceScott and AndreaJohn and JenniferMike and Paula
Scott and Andrea!!
aka Papa and Mama Swift ;)
Philadelphia, PAWyomissing, PANew York CityNashville, TN
Taylor was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Wymossing until she moved to Nashville at 14 to pursue her music career.
Get the bugs off the treesTrim the long branchesTie the trees up to go on the carShe didn't have to do anything
Her job was to get the bugs, specifically praying mantis pods, off of the trees.
Stay-at-home motherNurseAuthorOpera Singer
Taylor grandmother, Marjorie Finlay, was an Opera Singer. She inspired the character Taylor played in her music video for "Wildest Dreams."
12 years old!
Taylor was 12 years old when she sang at the Philadelphia 76ers' basketball game- her first professional sporting event.
Hard-Rock CafeAppleBeesBluebird CafeOn the streets of Nashville
Taylor would often perform at the Bluebird Cafe, which is where Scott Borchetta discovered her. Scott started the record company, Big Machine Records, that Taylor is a part of today.
Speak NowShake It OffMeanInnocent
"Innocent" was written by Taylor and put onto Taylor's 3rd album "Speak Now" regarding the 2009 incident at the VMAs. (I think everyone knows what I am speaking of. If not, you live under a rock.)
Taylor Swift received the first ever "Taylor Swift Award" at the BMI Awards ceremony in 2016
She won 4 in 2010, 2 in 2012, 1 in 2013, and 3 in 2016.
Lucky YouTied Together With A SmileTim McGrawOur Song
Taylor wrote "Our Song" for her high school talent show and decided to put it on her album after she heard her classmates singing it in the halls.
The "Out of the Woods" music video was filmed in New Zealand. In the video, Taylor is seen in snow, fire, mud, water, and the woods.
Taylor once said in an interview with Ellen Degeneres that her favorite color is purple.
Selena GomezEd SheeranJustin BieberKanye West
Ed opened for Taylor's Red Tour in 2012, so he got the album name on his left arm. Best Friend goals!
Loft 89T-Party RoomClub RedT-Swizzle Party
During her Speak Now World Tour, Taylor's management team would find people in the crowd and invite them back to the T-Party room after her concert to meet and hang out with Taylor and other fans. During her Red Tour, this room was called Club Red, and during the 1989 Tour, it was called Loft 89.
London, EnglandParis, FranceSydney, AustraliaToronto, Canada
Taylor's house in London is the only one she owns (that we know of) outside of the US. She also owns houses in Los Angeles, New York City, Nashville, and Rhode Island.
Houston, TexasAustin, TexasNew York CityNashville, Tennessee
It was during the weekend of the F1 car racing events. Her only known concert of 2017 was also in Texas, but took place in Houston.
Her brotherHer catHer ex-boyfriendHerself
Her cat, Meredith!
Taylor calls her cat Meredith "Dibbles" because she thinks it suits her personality.
Sea UrchinsChickensBeing poisonedGetting shorter
Although she has many fears, one of her biggest, and most random, is sea urchins.
Others include getting arrested or framed, earwigs, and even Ellen herself.
Dark Blue TennesseeThink A Little LessRun Away With YouGet Your Shine On
Dark Blue Tennessee!
Taylor has a ton of unreleased songs (but ones that we have all still heard). Dark Blue Tennessee is one of the more well-known unreleased songs.