Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

Canadian singer-songwriter (born 1998)
Shawn Mendes

Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was born on August 8, 1998 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Karen (Rayment), a real estate agent, and Manuel Mendes, a businessman. His father is of Portuguese descent (from Lagos) and his mother is English (with deep roots in Dorset). He has a sister, Aaliyah. Shawn was raised in Pickering. He first started posting cover videos on the social video app Vine in 2013 and picked up millions of followers in a matter of months, becoming well known for his six-second snippets of renditions of many popular songs. Andrew Gertler discovered Shawn online in January 2014, bringing him to Island Records where he eventually signed and released his first single "Life of the Party" in June 2014. He is the youngest artist to compose his own debut album in the top 25 with a debut song on the Billboard Hot 100, debuting at number 24 for the week ending July 12, 2014 at 15 years of age. At the beginning of his signing, Shawn toured as a member of the MagCon Tour (meet and greet convention) alongside other young artists and social media sensations including Nash Grier, Aaron Carpenter, Cameron Dallas, Matthew Espinosa, Taylor Caniff, Carter Reynolds, Sam Wilkinson, Dillon Rupp, Brent Rivera, Shawn Mendes, Hayes Grier, Jacob Whitesides, Jack Johnson, Jack Gilinsky, Chris Collins and Mahogany Lox (their DJ).Shawn also was on a nationwide tour with Austin Mahone and released his debut major label EP in July, with a debut album due out later in 2014. In 2015 Shawn Mendes started his first tour. By 2017, he was selling out Madison Square Garden in 4 minutes and had two smash hit albums. With number 1 songs like "Mercy", "Treat you Better", and "There's Nothing Holding me Back". Mendes released his first fragrance, "Shawn Signature" in late 2017. Shawn's most recent releases include "In my blood" and "Lost in Japan".

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Gracie Freihofer

Trade Mark (3) 1. Lazy eye 2. Bulb tattoo 3. Cheek scar

Trivia (3) 1. Shawn is one of the 9 boys from the original Magcon {Og9}. 2. Shawn got his start on Vine and later went on Magcon tour along with Cameron Dallas, Matthew Espinosa, Taylor Caniff, Nash Grier, Jack Johnson, Jack Gilinsky, Aaron Carpenter and Carter Reynolds. 3. Many other social media superstars went on tour with Shawn; Hayes Grier, Sammy Wilk, Nate 'Skate' Maloley, JC Caylen and many others.

Shawn's full name is Shawn Peter Raul Mendes.

Personal Quotes (2) 1. You say it's not suppossed to be, tell me not to waste my time, it was never up to me, but if it was i wouldn't mind 2. Sometimes I feel like giving up, no medicine is strong enough but i just can't It isn't in my blood.

Shawn is formerly known to have dated a girl named Kayla Bevacqua. From what reports show Shawn and Kayla are off and on frequently. We believe that his last reports regarding her show that they might be done for good. The last news we have they broke up we believe on boxing day of 2015. Who knows who Shawn will go after next maybe it will be Camilla! Stay tuned!

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Shawn Mendes was born on Saturday, 8 August 1998 in Pickering, Ontario, Canada. His full name at birth was Shawn Peter Raul Mendes. He is best known as a singer. Mendes' country of citizenship (nationality) is Canadian. Shawn attended high school at Pine Ridge Secondary School. His religion is listed as Christian. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall and weighs 83 lbs (38 kg) with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $12,000,000 US dollars. Shawn Mendes is 25 years old and his zodiac star sign is Leo.

You can find people similar to Shawn Mendes by visiting our lists 21st-century Canadian male singers and Forbes 30 Under 30 recipients.

Full name at birth
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
Claim to fame
Date of birth
8 August 1998
Place of birth
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Singer, songwriter, record producer
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6' 2" (188 cm)
83 lbs (38 kg)
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  • Beautiful voice
  • Wavy hair
  • Bright smile
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Net worth
$12,000,000 USD
High school
Pine Ridge Secondary School
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Talent agency
Paradigm Talent Agency
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Partner: Charlie Travers (Dating)
Nov 2023-
Charlie Travers and Shawn Mendes

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