Shawn Mendes’ music career began when he uploaded cover videos on an application called Vine in 2013.
Since then, he gained popularity to millions of followers from his handsome face and authentic tenor voice.
In 2014, Andrew Gatler, a talent manager from Island Records, discovered him and asked Shawn to sign and release the first single Life of the Party in the same year.
With his debut song, he is the youngest artist who composed his own song and got 24th rank on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2014.
After that, he joined the MagCon Tour with other young artists such as Cameron Dallas, Matthew Espinosa, and more. In 2015, he created his first tour to promote his debut album Handwritten.
His songs almost always reach the top rank around the world with his songs Stitches, Treat You Better, also his featured song with Camila Cabello, Señorita.
He has gotten many awards such as SOCAN awards, iHeartRadio MMVAs, and many more.
- Full name: Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
- Stage name: Shawn Mendes
- Nickname: Gordito, Shawnie
- Born: August 8, 1998, in Pickering, Ontario, Kanada
- Nationality: Canadian
- Religion: Christian
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
- Education: Pine Ridge Secondary School
- Hobbies: Playing ice hockey, soccer, and going to the gym
- Parents: Manuel Mendes (Father) and Karen Mendes (Mother)
- Sibling: Aaliyah Mendes
- Girlfriend: Camila Cabello
- Facebook: @ShawnMendesOfficial
- Twitter: @ShawnMendes
- Instagram: @shawnmendes
- TikTok: –
- YouTube: Shawn Mendes Official
- Shawn Mendes gets his second name from his father, a Portuguese
- He can speak English, Spanish, and French.
- He likes cooking. He is definitely a perfect boyfriend!
- This man is allergic to mosquitoes and dogs.
- He also doesn’t like tomatoes and ladybugs.
- Shawn mentioned that being alone in the ocean is his biggest fear.
- His favorite color is blue.
- Do you know his favorite food? It’s chocolate cake and cereal!
- Even though his nationality is Canadian, he grew up in North Yorkshire, England
- He mentioned that John Mayer and Justin Timberlake are his main influences, but Ed Sheeran plays the most important role.
- He is a Potterhead and has the wand hanging in his room.
- He collects 40 guitars.
- Shawn once said that his alter-ego’s name is Benito.
- At the age of 13, he taught himself to play guitar by watching YouTube videos.
- In 2014, he collaborated with DoSomething.org and initiated a campaign named “Notes from Shawn”. He encouraged his fans to jot down positive notes and leave those notes in unexpected places.
- Shawn performed as the opening at Taylor Swift’s concert 1989 World Tour.
- In 2016, he was listed for the Forbes 30 under 30: Music when he was only 17 years old!
- After two years of entering the music industry, Shawn launched #BuildASchoolWithShawn and gathered money from his fans to build a school in Ghana.
- In 2017, he dated Haile Baldwin, but they broke up in March 2018.
- His song In My Blood which was released in 2018 talks about his struggles with anxiety.
- In 2018, Shawn produced an official World Cup song for Portugal.
- Time magazine listed him as one of the most influential people in 2018 and described Mendes as “a pop star born both of and for Generation Z”.
- Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes has been friends since 2014 and started dating in July 2019.
- His documentary In Wonder was released in November 2020. He mentioned that he learned about himself after watching the documentary, particularly about self-respect and self-love.
- When releasing Wonder in 2020, Camila was one of the first people that listen to the single. So sweet!
- His net worth is around $40 million.
1. Whatever he wears, he looks awesomely handsome!
2. Shawn Mendes wearing a white tee is already good looking. How about this one on a suit, ladies?
3. OMG, that smile can melt any girl’s heart
4. He definitely can’t be separated from his guitar
5. This man also plays piano. Such a multitalented artist, isn’t it?
He undoubtedly has an attractive appearance. However, his face is not the only reason you adore him, right?