40 Facts About Taylor Swift That'll Make You Love Her Even More

40 Facts About Taylor Swift That'll Make You Love Her Even More

There's no denying that Taylor Swift has taken the world by storm to become one of the most popular and beloved superstars out there. Fans love her music and her songwriting ability, but also her kindness that she always gives back. So for all your Swifties out there, it's time to test your knowledge to see how many of these amazing Taylor Swift facts you already know. Can you really call yourself a true Swiftie? Keep scrolling to find out!

1. Young Songstress

Taylor Swift wrote her first song, "Lucky You," when she was just 12 years old. Her natural talent for songwriting was evident even at that young age.

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2. Novel Writer

Before finding her calling in music, Taylor wrote a novel at the age of 12. It remains unpublished but shows her diverse artistic capabilities.

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3. The Number 13

Taylor considers the number 13 to be her lucky number. She used to paint '13' on her hand before every show for good luck.

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4. Cameo Appearance

In 2009, Taylor Swift made a cameo in "Hannah Montana: The Movie." She performed her song "Crazier" in a concert scene.

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5. Award Snub Inspiration

Her song "Mean" was inspired by a critic who gave her a particularly harsh review after her 2010 Grammy performance. The song went on to win two Grammy Awards.

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6. A Fear of Tattoos

Though she has a lot of admiration for them, Taylor Swift has admitted that she's too indecisive to get a tattoo. She's concerned she might regret her choice later.

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7. Hidden Messages

In her early albums, Taylor used to hide secret messages in the lyrics of her booklet. Fans loved decoding them to get more insights into her songs.

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8. Star on Crime Series

Taylor once appeared on an episode of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation." She played the role of a rebellious teenager named Haley Jones.

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9. Early Acting Pursuit

Before her singing career took off, Taylor Swift wanted to be in Broadway musicals. She even took acting classes in New York.

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10. High School Tribute

Her song "Fifteen" is about her and her best friend Abigail's experiences during their freshman year of high school. The song gives a nod to real-life events and emotions.

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11. Love for Candles

Taylor Swift has an obsession with candles. She's said she always lights them in her home, particularly loving the autumnal scents.

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12. Non-Musical Passion

She's an avid collector of snow globes. Taylor has a diverse collection from various places she's been to.

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13. British Connection

Swift's "Love Story" was inspired by William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." However, she gave it a happier ending than the tragic play.

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14. Farming Background

Before moving to Nashville, the Swift family owned a Christmas tree farm. Taylor has fond memories of growing up there.

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15. Personal Delivery

Once, Taylor personally delivered merchandise orders to fans. She surprised them by showing up at their homes.

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16. International Recognition

She holds a Guinness World Record for being the first female artist to have two million-selling album weeks. This showcases her massive global appeal.

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17. Educational Gift

Taylor donated $4 million to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to fund the Taylor Swift Education Center. It's an outreach program for young musicians.

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18. Voice Acting Role

Taylor lent her voice to the character Audrey in the 2012 animated movie "The Lorax." It's one of her few forays into the world of animation.

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19. Real Estate Interests

Swift has a penchant for real estate and owns properties in various cities, including Nashville, New York, and Beverly Hills. Each property reflects a different aspect of her personality.

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20. The Surprise Album

In 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Taylor surprise-released an indie-folk album called "folklore." This marked a significant departure from her previous pop albums and showcased her versatility as an artist.

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21. Early Bird

Taylor Swift is known to be an early riser. She often finds inspiration in the early hours and claims that morning is her favorite time of the day.

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22. Knack for Knitting

In her downtime, Taylor enjoys knitting. She's often knitted scarves as presents for her friends and family.

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23. Unofficial Therapist

Taylor has often mentioned how fans approach her with their life stories. She jokingly considers herself an "unofficial therapist" because of the intimate stories she hears.

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24. Handwritten Letters

Taylor has a love for handwritten letters and often writes them to her friends. She believes they're more personal than digital messages.

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25. "Grey's Anatomy" Fan

She's a big fan of the TV show "Grey's Anatomy." Taylor even named her cat Meredith after Meredith Grey, one of the show's main characters.

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26. Musical Homage

The song "Tim McGraw" was not about the country singer directly but was rather an homage to him. The track reminisces about a summer love with his songs as the soundtrack.

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27. Curatorial Skills

Taylor personally curated an exhibit at the Grammy Museum in 2015. The exhibit featured outfits, instruments, and handwritten lyrics from her "1989" album era.

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28. Cookie Lover

Taylor is known for her love of baking, particularly cookies. She's shared her own recipes with fans and often bakes during the holidays.

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29. Philanthropic Efforts

In 2010, Taylor Swift donated $500,000 to flood relief efforts in Tennessee. This showcased her commitment to giving back to her community.

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30. Unique Middle Name

Taylor's middle name is "Alison." It's not as frequently mentioned, but it's part of her full name: Taylor Alison Swift.

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31. Musical Beginnings

Taylor learned to play the guitar when she was just 12 years old. The first song she learned was "Kiss Me" by Sixpence None The Richer.

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32. Garden Enthusiast

Taylor has a fondness for gardening. She finds it therapeutic and has planted flowers and herbs in her homes.

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33. Avid Reader

Taylor Swift loves reading and has often mentioned her favorite books in interviews. She's cited "The Great Gatsby" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" among her favorites.

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34. Fear of Sea Creatures

She has a fear of sea urchins. Taylor mentioned this in an interview, highlighting their unpredictability as the reason.

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35. Track Athlete

In school, Taylor Swift used to run cross country. She's mentioned how it was a great way for her to clear her mind.

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36. Obscure Record Holder

Taylor holds a Guinness World Record for the fastest-selling digital single, achieved by her hit "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together." The song showcased her transition to pop music.

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37. Double-Decker Hangout

During her "Red" tour, Taylor had a double-decker bus that was designed as a hangout spot for her and her friends. The bus even had a fireplace!

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38. Song for a Movie

Taylor co-wrote and sang "Safe & Sound" for "The Hunger Games" movie soundtrack. The song captures the mood of the movie perfectly and even earned a Grammy nomination.

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39. No Coffee for Taylor

Surprisingly, Taylor Swift doesn't drink coffee. She's mentioned in interviews that she finds it to be too strong for her liking.

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40. Special Date

July 9th is a significant date for Taylor Swift fans because it's the date mentioned in her song "Last Kiss." Fans have since declared it "Last Kiss Day" and celebrate it yearly.

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