13 Facts About Birthday Girl Taylor Swift

Today is Artist Of The Month Taylor Swift‘s 23rd birthday! In honor of the country/pop superstar’s big day, here are 13 facts you may or may not have known about her!

1. Born Taylor Alison Swift on December 13, 1989 in Wyomissing, PA.

2. Taylor grew up on a Christmas tree farm.

3. Her mom named her Taylor because if you saw her name on a business card, you wouldn’t know if it was a boy or girl.

4. Taylor once wrote a 350-page novel but never had it published.

5. She won a National Poetry Contest in 4th grade for a poem she wrote.

6. Taylor has written over 200 songs.

7. The first song she ever wrote was a song called “So Happy.”

8. Her favorite movie is Love Actually.

9. Her height is 5’11.

10. She started playing guitar at age 12.

11. She has an adorable cat named Meredith, who she takes everywhere with her. Lucky cat!

12. Taylor has won the same number of Grammys as Whitney Houston; 6! I’m sure there’s more on the way! 😉

13. Her lucky number is 13. All of the amazing events that have happened in her life involve the number 13, plus she was born on the 13th. Some things are just written in the stars!

Don’t forget to wish Taylor a Happy Birthday on Twitter @taylorswift13 and check out the premiere of her “I Knew You Were Trouble” music video on MTV today! Her 23rd video on her 23rd birthday! 😉

Which fact surprised you the most?

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