Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer who has successfully released two studio albums in his career. He has released many hit singles and has collaborated with several other artists. Mendes rose to fame after uploading his songs on Vine. This made him one of the most followed personalities on Vine. He is a teen heartthrob who has got several fans across the world. Here is a quick summary of Shawn Mendes’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Shawn Mendes Early Life
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is the son of Manuel and Karen Mendes. He was born Ontario, Canada on 8 August 1998. He currently resides in Pickering, Canada.
He went to Pine Ridge Secondary School and was influenced to music by Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran.
He is also active in philanthropy and teamed up with DoSomething.org for the campaign “Notes from Shawn”. They have successfully launched the campaign for three years. He has also worked for constructing a school in Africa.
He has donated $100,000 to the victims of the Mexico earthquake. He also created the Mexico Earthquake, Relief Fund. There are reports that Shawn Mendes is currently dating American model Hailey Baldwin since October 2017.
Shawn Mendes Career
At the age of 13, he started to learn guitar through YouTube. In 2013, he started posting cover videos on Vine. Shawn Mendes quickly made many followers on the site. In 2014, he got signed to Island Records and released the song “Life of the Party”. It became a massive success, and he became a sensation.
He released his first album ‘Handwritten’ in April 2015. This became a No. 1 in many countries like Canada, United States, and Norway. In 2016, Mendes came up with his second album called ‘Illuminate’. This too peaked at No. 1 in countries like Canada, United States, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
In November 2015, he released the reissue ‘Handwritten Revisited’. He has also released the live albums ‘Live at Madison Square Garden’ and ‘MTV Unplugged’. His only EP called ‘The Shawn Mendes EP’ became available from July 2014.
Mendes has released many hit singles like “Something Big”, “Stitches”, “I Know What You Did Last Summer”, “Treat You Better”, “Mercy”, and “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back”.
He has also appeared as a featured artist in the song “Oh Cecelia (Breaking My Heart)” by The Vamps. He has made several concert tours in his career. He was in the opening act of Taylor Swift’s ‘The 1989 World Tour’.
Awards & Achievements
Shawn Mendes is the winner of the 2017 American Music Awards. He has also been bestowed with the Alan Slaight Award. He is the recipient of two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, three SOCAN Awards, four Teen Choice Awards, and two Telehit Awards. He has also received the 2015 Streamy Award and is the winner of the Shorty Awards. Other awards won by the singer are Radio Disney Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, and Juno Award.
Net Worth of Shawn Mendes
The estimated net worth of Shawn Mendes is more than $12.5 million. The singer rose to global fame in no time. He has released two albums, and both were commercially successful. All his singles have been massive hits and were all certified platinum or multi-platinum. He has also released 12 music videos. Shawn Mendes found immense success by posting videos on Vine and soon achieved stardom. The young singer has also amassed many awards at a very young age.
Shawn Mendes is one of the most famous singers in the world. None of his albums or singles has been a failure. The albums were not just in Canada but also charted in many countries including New Zealand and Australia. The singer is blessed with an amazing voice who achieved success in no time.