Shawn Mendes Bio 2021: Age, Career, Girlfriend, Awards, Net Worth

Shawn Mendes Bio 2021: Age, Career, Girlfriend, Awards, Net Worth


Shawn Mendes (born 8 August 1988) is a popular young rock and pop singer and songwriter. Starting his singing journey as a cover artist, Shawn covered many popular artists but his cover of Justin Bieber’s song amassed massive audiences and his fan following started increasing rapidly. Mendes quickly became the topic of the talk among many teenagers and adult music fans who thought him of a story similar to Justin Bieber. He also started to generate an audience in VINE and became the most-followed teenager to have the largest followers. Mendez also started to make headlines for his amazing chemistry with another young musician Camila Cabello and later they turned their friendship into a relationship which made both sections of fanbases very happy. Shawn Mendez has over 64 million social media followers worldwide.


Shawn Mendes was born in Toronto, Canada. His father’s name was Manuel Mendes and his mother’s name was Karen Mendes. Manuel was a businessman whereas Karen was a real estate agent so his childhood was very good with all the love and care. Growing up, Shawn Mendes loved music and was a fan of Backstreet Boys and Oasis. He also became a massive fan of Justin Bieber and used to cover his songs most of the time. Regarding his siblings, He has a young sister named Aliyah. Mendes’s zodiac sign is Leo. Shawn joined Pine Ridge Secondary School in 2016 where he was graduated from. He used to be passionate about music and sports where he played hockey and soccer most of the time.


Shawn Mendes started his journey as a musician when he was just 12 years old by covering various artists on his YouTube channel. He has an excellent voice and was very talented on musical instruments. Shawn also had a lovely face and a good fit body which is why he was starting to amass a large number of female audiences and fans from all over the world. He was confident and motivated to get away from cover songs and finally start his music which he did by releasing his first single “Life of Party” in 2014. The song became a massive hit and reached the 20th spot in Billboard hot 200. Shawn met Austin Mahone who was also a coming promising young musician and toured with him together which became another successful tour. After the success of his tour, Shawn releases his first EP which was successful and landed him a Teen Choice Award.

Shawn Mendes announced in 2015 that he was releasing his first studio album “HandWritten” in June 2015. His fans were patiently waiting for the news and when the album was released it became the fastest-selling album of 2015 selling over 100,000 copies in just a few hours. Handwritten also debuted on top of the billboard charts making Shawn Mendes probability most successful young musician at the time. Shawn was among the 25 most influential teens list two years running during the period and when he collaborated with another young musician Camila Cabello on “I Know What You Did Last Summer’, many fans lost their minds and were very impressed by their chemistry. Mendes ended 2015 quite successfully due to his massive hit Stitches.

At the beginning of 2016, he was featured on the premiere of the third season of The 100 which was his acting debut. He also announced his second studio album titled “Illuminate” in September 2016 and also released the first single named “Treat You Better” which reached Bill Hot 100 Top 10. The album was very successful as well since it debuted in no 1 on the Billboard chart. Shawn also did Illuminate Tour which sold out all of the locations that the concert was held on. He was also selected by Forbes under 30 and 30 most influential teens of 2017 as well. Shawn Mendez announced his third studio album, Shawn Mendez, to be released in 2018 and also released two singles from the album titled “In My Blood” and Lost in Japan. Mendez also came into the news after he was featured in the song with Camila Cabello titled Senorita. To promote the album he released the single Youth ft Khalid and also announced the Shawn Mendez Tour.

Shawn Mendes released his fourth studio album Wonder which was released in December 2020. The lead single from the album was also Wonder which was released in September 2020. He also released Summer of Love with Tainy in August 2021 and has announced to be executive producer of video games Life is Strange releasing in late 2022.

Girlfriends and Dating Status

Shawn Mendes started his relationship with Camila Cabello in 2019 however they were very good friends before. Cabello’s first collaboration was with Shawn Mendez in “I Know What You Did Last Summer”. Fans were really amazed and excited by their chemistry. After denying they were dating for over a year, Shawn and Camila finally revealed they were more than friends and are starting dating. They are now dating for over 2 years and are living happily.

Net Worth

Shawn Mendes is a popular musician and singer who has over 60 million followers on Instagram. Mendes has been producing hit music for over 4 years. He has earned a lot from his primary career as a singer and record deals. Shawn also has lots of brand deals, sponsorships, and many endorsements. Currenlty he has earned over 5 million to 14 million from his album sales. Shawn Mendez has a net worth of approximately $40 million as of 2021.

Interesting Facts

  • Shawn Mendes is dating Camila Cabello since 2019 for over 2 years.
  • Their perfomance of Senorita in Grammy Awards has been most talked about that year.
  • Mendes was very passionate about Soccer, Baseball and Basketball.
  • Shawn Mendes has a net worth of approximately $40 million as of 2021.

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