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Taylor Swift was born on December 14, 1989. Her real name is Taylor Alison Swift.
Her parents gave her the name "Taylor" after the name of "James Taylor", who is an American singer-songwriter.
She became interested in musical theatre at the age of 9 & began performing in a youth theatre academy.
She visited the Nashville Record with her mother when she was 11 & shared her demo Karaoke Covers, but got rejected at the time.
Taylor Swift learned to play the three-string guitar at the age of 12 from a local musician who was also a computer repairman.
Taylor Swift penned her first song, "Lucky You," when she was 12 years old.
She wrote a novel called "A Girl Named Girl" when she was 14 years old, but her parents never published it.
She can also play the 12-string guitar. Apart from guitar, she is also able to play the piano, ukulele, & banjo.
Taylor Swift first debut album, "Taylor Swift," was released on October 24, 2006 under Big Machine Records.
Her debut album reached No.1 on the Top Country Albums chart for 24 weeks & reached No.5 on the Billboard 200.
So far, Taylor Swift's 200 million-plus records have been sold globally, which makes her one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
She is the only musician whose five opening albums have sold more than one million copies in the US.
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