Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
Age – Date of Birth
August 8, 1998
Place of Birth
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Job – Occupation
Vocals guitar piano
6 FT 2 or 1, 88 m
White Canadian / half-Portuguese and speaks three languages
Color of Hair
Colors of Eyes
“One of Those Nights”
“A Little Too Much”
List of Facts
1. Became famous after he was discovered on Vine
2. Works out every day
3. Secretly like to cook
4. Love almonds
Additional Statistics and Summary
Shawn Peter Raul Mendes was born in August 1998 in Toronto, Canada. He was raised in Pickering, a suburb of the city, by his mother, Karen, a real-estate agent, and his father, Manuel, a businessman.
In 2013, Shawn began posting cover videos on the social video app Vine. Within months. Shawn had gained millions of followers who loved his six-second renditions of popular songs. In January 2014, Andrew Gertler discovered Shawn online. Gertler brought Shawn to Island Records, who signed him. Shawn released his first single, ‘Life of the Party’, in June 2014. He is the youngest artist to debut in the Billboard 200 Top 25; his single reached #24 the week ending July 12, when Shawn was just 15 years, 11 months and 4 days old.
Before he was signed by Island Records, Shawn toured with the MagCon tour, along other young artists and social media stars including Jack & Jack, Nash Grier and Cameron Dallas. He also appeared on a nationwide tour with Austin Mahone, and released his debut label major EP in July. That same year, he won a Teen Choice Award for Webstar in Music and appeared on a Vamps track, ‘Cecilia (You’re Breaking My Heart).
In April 2015, Shawn released his album. ‘Handwritten’. It reached #1 in the US, Canada and Norway and charted in the top twenty in Australia, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden and the UK. In 2015, Shawn was nominated for several awards, and won ‘Fan Fave Video’ at the Much Music Awards.
Shawn stands at around 6ft (182cm) tall, but as he is only 16, he may grow taller yet! He has dark brown hair and eyes.