Shawn Mendes is a singer and songwriter who fell in love with music from a very young age. At the age of 14, he learned to play the guitar by watching several YouTube tutorial videos. And less than a year later, he started making covers of his favorite songs. He started his career by posting six-second videos of himself singing popular songs with his guitar on the social media app Vine. Mendes attracted millions of followers in a short time and quickly rose to fame. In just a few months, Shawn Mendes became a very successful following which he started posting his own original melodies, and many young people fell in love with his voice.
His voice and talent with the guitar gave him a significant edge over his rivals in the music industry. Mendes’ videos started spreading like wildfire and eventually landed in the right hands. This was the exposure he needed and brought him under the public spotlight. In 2014, he was officially signed by Island Records. Since then, he has released several albums and has also received multiple awards for the same. Shawn Mendes is one of those singers who achieved a lot in a very short time. His melodious voice got him a massive fan following thus making him one of the highly successful young singers in the music industry.
Shawn Mendes’ Net Worth is around $25M
As of 2020, Shawn Mendes’ estimated net worth is around $25M. He has earned a considerable chunk because of the songs he has sung so far as well as the songs he has written. The 22-year-old singer is actively involved in charity and social services. As the world is fighting the contagious COVID 19, he recently made a significant donation towards Coronavirus treatments.
Battle With Anxiety And Bullying
Unlike many people his age, Mendes achieved a lot at a very young age. However, becoming famous at that age also brought along a few struggles he needed to overcome. Other kids at his school started bullying because they couldn’t bear the fact that he was becoming famous so fast. So they wanted to make him feel like a joke and that he didn’t deserve anything he had. During a recent interview, Mendes opened up about his battle with anxiety and bullying from a very young age.
The 22-year-old was bullied throughout his school, which put him under severe depression. However, Mendes was determined to overcome all this. He said that though people picked on him constantly, he used it as a motivation to make himself a better person and ignored everything else. And now, he is one of the most popular singers around the globe. In addition to that, Shawn Mendes has inspired several young aspiring musicians to follow their passion and has always encouraged them.
Over the years, Shawn Mendes has become a household name across the world. Given his success and struggles, many young musicians idolize him. Mendes has delivered several hit songs over the past few years. Some of his most famous songs include hits like Mercy, In My Youth, Lost In Japan, Senorita, Believe, and so on.
‘Everything’s about you‘ Shawn Mendes on Camila Cabello
Netflix recently released the new trailer of their Documentary on Shawn Mendes named “In Wonder“. The documentary is all about his musical journey over time. The physical and emotional pressure he has gone through to become the star he is.
In the trailer, Shawn says “This isn’t a story about a famous musician. This is a story about a guy growing up.“
At the end of the trailer he talks about Camila Cabello, he says:
“My song comes on the radio or something and I’m like, ‘Everything’s about you. They’re all, they have always been about you.’ She goes, ‘What do you mean?’ Like, they’re all about you. Like every song I’ve ever wrote.“
Most of the time Shawn has credited his songs to Camila, however, we are not sure about it. But now he has made things clear.