Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania. Swift began playing guitar and writing songs at a young age, and she signed her first record deal at the age of 15 with the independent label Big Machine Records.
Swift released her self-titled debut album in 2006, which spawned the hit singles "Teardrops on My Guitar" and "Our Song." Her second album, Fearless, was released in 2008 and became the best-selling album of that year in the United States. The album also won four Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, making Swift the youngest person ever to win that award.
Since then, Swift has released several more successful albums, including Speak Now (2010), Red (2012), 1989 (2014), Reputation (2017), and Lover (2019). She has won numerous awards throughout her career, including 11 Grammy Awards, 32 American Music Awards, and 29 Billboard Music Awards.
In addition to her music career, Swift has also acted in several films and television shows, including "Valentine's Day" (2010), "The Giver" (2014), and "Cats" (2019). She is also known for her philanthropic work, including supporting education, disaster relief, and fighting cancer.
Overall, Taylor Swift is considered one of the most successful and influential artists of her generation, with her music and style inspiring millions of fans around the world.