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Who Is Shawn Mendes? Get To Know Everything About His Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, & Relationship

Mikshya Published On Thu Jul 18 2019   Modified On Tue Jul 23 2019
Who Is Shawn Mendes? Get To Know Everything About His Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, & Relationship


    Who Is Shawn Mendes? Get To Know Everything About His Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life, & Relationship

    Shawn Mendes is one of the most famous singers who has gained huge popularity at a young age. He was first known to the world for posting his cover songs videos on Vine. Later, he pursued his career as a singer on YouTube which finally paid him off making is one of the millionaires at such an early age. 

    Shawn Mendes' Biography: Early Life & Education

    Shawn Mendes was born in 1998, Toronto, Canada, under the birth sign Leo. Every year, he celebrates his birthday on August 8. His full name Shawn Peter Raul Mendes. He holds Canadian nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity. 

    His parents are Karen Mendes, a real estate agent and Manuel Mendes, a businessman. Similarly, he has a younger sister named Aaliyah Mendes in his family. 

    Talking about his educational background, Shawn went to Pine Ridge Secondary School. During his school, he used to play ice hockey and soccer. Then, he took some acting classes and later, received graduation from there in 2016, June. 

    Shawn Mendes' Age, Height, & Body Measurements

    • Age: Shawn Mendes, as of 2019 is at the age of 20.
    • Height: He stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm.
    • Weight: He weighs 83 kg or 183 lbs.
    • Body Measurements: The singing sensation Shawn has managed to maintain an athletic body with the measurements of 38 inches chest, 31 inches waist, and 14 inches biceps.
    • Hair Color: The stunning figure has wavy dark brown hair.
    • Eyes Color: His eyes are huge, bright, attractive, and dark brown in color.
    • Shoe Size: His shoe size is around 11½ (US).

    Shawn Mendes' Tattoos

    The handsome singer Shawn Mendes's popularity is increasing over these past two years, and so are the numbers of his tattoos. He has numerous tattoos and his fans can't get enough of him. Some of his tattoos with their meaning are listed below:

    Sparrow on Right Hand

    He has a sparrow on his right hand as he spends much time traveling to different parts of the world. It is not so surprising to see Shawn getting inked the bird as sailors used to get these inked before starting to travel so, this is the reason he decided and get a sparrow on his right hand. 

    Guitar on Left Hand

    Mendes has a tattoo on his left hand as well. He inked the upper section of the handle of the musical instrument guitar. This is the most creative tattoo of Shawn as the real meaning of the tattoo is Toronto skyline and the bottom part is the wavelength of his parents saying I Love you. 

    Lightbulb along with Blue Flowers on Right Arm

    The tattoo on his right arm with the picture of a lightbulb with blue flower seems one of his biggest tattoos. The blue flowers are his mother's favorite while the lightbulb meaning is Shawn's Illuminate era. 

    Elephant on Left Hand's Middle Finger

    The real meaning of this unique tattoo is yet to be revealed. 

    The Number 8 on The Middle Finger of His Left Hand

    The number 8 is the lucky number of Shawn Mendes. As he was born in 1988 where the year contains number 8. Likewise, his birthday falls on August 8 while the month is the 8th months and the date itself is 8. So, this is the meaning of the tattoo. 

    Meditating Man on Right Wrist

    There a new tattoo on Mendes' right wrist. The tattoo was first noticed in the music video for Lost in Japan, however, Shawn has never disclosed the meaning of this tattoo as well.

    Shawn Mendes' Dating, Girlfriend, Relationship & Personal Life

    The teenage heartthrob Shawn Mendes, at present, is reported to be dating the popular singer Camila Cabello. The pair have been setting off the rumors of their dating relationship since the release of their single, “Señorita” in June 2019. They were spotted together back in 2015 at the Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, where they were posing together at an after party for the show. 

    The adorable couple were spotted at the various events together sharing a good time. And in May 2018 while promoting his third album, fawned over Cabello in an interview with Zane Lowe.

    “Oh my God, she is my favorite person in the whole world. I don’t think you’ll ever meet somebody who can feel emotion like her, in all aspects,” he said. “Her love for what she believed in was so powerful that it just kind of pushed me to like make an entire album out of inspiration of the one night.”

    Besides, Camila, Mendes was rumored to be dating the model Hailey Baldwin in 2017, October. The two were did not accept their relationship and after Hailey got married to Justin Bieber in 2018, everything became clear.  

    On the other hand, the gorgeous Cabello was linked to a singer Austin Mahone between 2013 and 2014. Additionally, she was seen at The Nice Guy restaurant along with the guitarist of 5 Seconds of Summer named Michael Clifford in 2015 and they were rumored to have an affair. 

    Moreover, Camila also dated a Youtuber Matthew Hussey in January 2018, however, the couple also split off in June 2019. 

    Shawn Mendes' Net Worth & Career 

    Shawn Mendes has a net worth of $12 million, as of July 2019, according to Celebrity NetWorth while his girlfriend Camila also has a net worth of $12 million

    He earns a decent amount of salary and a massive worth from his singing career. Well, his Illuminate World Tour collected over $32 million. 

    As per the data of Billboard, he grabbed $1.57 million in Toronto from his show of August 11 to 12. Likewise, the first-ever tour of Mendes' grossed at least $3.8 million in 2015. 

    Moreover, he has two Youtube channels. He created his first and self-titled channel on January 18, 2011. The channel has 21,644,169 subscribers and makes $4K - $64.7K per month and $48.5K - $776.2K per year. 

    On the other hand, his other channel, ShawnMendesVEVO was created on June 2014. The star earns $96.5K to  $1.5 million monthly and $1.2 million to  $18.5 million annually from his second channel. 

    Also, Shawn is active on Instagram as well with the massive fan following of 48 million. He receives between $95,317 to $158,861 per sponsor post from his Instagram as per the influencer marketing hub. 

    House & Cars

    Shawn Mendes bought a house in Toronto on May 2017. He has not revealed the price of the house but as per some online sites, a house in hometown generally cost around $700,000 at an average. So, he might have paid a similar or more figure to buy a luxurious house. 

    Not only house but, Mendes also owns expensive and luxurious cars. He owns the Ford Mustang GT worthing nearly $100K. Likewise, he also has Heep Wrangler in his car collections which costs $88K at an average. 

    Album Sales

    The details of his albums sales are listed below:

    The details of Shawn Mendes albums sales are listed below:

    AlbumYear Sold Copies Amazon (Audio CD)
    Handwritten 2015391,000$15.99


    Shawn started his musical career by posting different cover songs on Vine and was gradually becoming popular. After that, the artist managers, Andrew Gertler and Ziggy Chareton (Island Records A&R) saw his mindblowing performances and helped him for his first official deal along with record label. 

    On July 28, 2014, Mendes released the first Extended Play with the name The Shawn Mendes EP. But, Island Records released his first official album, Handwritten containing 12 tracks on April 14, 2015. Since he joined Island Records, he came to the limelight after releasing his debut single, Life of the Party. 

    Besides that, the young star also worked as an actor and appeared as a guest star in 2016's drama show The 100. On Jimmy Kimmel Life! the emerging figure first appeared as a musical guest in the year 2014. 

    Shawn Mendes' Awards & Achievements

    The handsome hunk Shawn Mendes has become the winner a lot of prestigious awards which includes 8 MTV Europe Music Awards, 4 iHeartRadio Much Music Video Awards, and American Music Award as well. At the SOCAN Awards in 2015, Toronto, he won Breakout Award and in the net year, he even won a People's Choice Award for Favorite Breakout Artist.

    Shawn Mendes' Charity Work 

    The wealthiest singer Shawn has launched campaign Notes from Shawn with Later, they again launched the campaign in 2015 and 2016. Likewise, he served with NGO Pencils of Promise and helped to raise $25,000 for building a school in Ghana. 

    Shawn also created the Mexico Earthquake Relief Fund along with the American Red Cross after the devastation of the earthquake in September 2017 in Mexico City. In order to help the victims, he donated $100,000. 

    Shawn Mendes' Interesting Facts & Favorite Things

    • Shawn is signed with Paradigm Talent Agency.
    • He fluently plays guitar and piano.
    • His distinctive features are his beautiful voice and a bright smile.
    • Though he has no endorsements deals to date, he has appeared in a Disney commercial.
    • Mendes strictly avoids fatty foods but he eats many veggies, meat, eggs, and oat flakes.
    • He also speaks a little bit of French and Spanish.
    • He loves eating chocolate chip muffins and Chinese food.
    • His favorite color is blue.
    • Shawn does not like tomatoes.
    • Once he said, he would love working with the singers like Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran in the coming days.

    Some Quick Facts of Shawn Mendes

    Who is Shawn Mendes? 

    He is one of the most popular singers. 

    How old is Shawn Mendes? 

    His age is 20. 

    Which ethnicity does Shawn Mendes belong to? 

    His ethnicity is mixed. 

    What is the height of Shawn Mendes? 

    He stands at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm. 

    How much is the net worth of Shawn Mendes? 

    He owns a net worth of $12 million from his singing career.