Shawn Mendes is a Canadian singer who has a net worth of $12 million. Shawn Mendes was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in August 1998.
Mendes gained fame in 2013 when he started posting covers of songs on Vine.
Shawn Mendes, at the age of 13, learned to play guitar watching YouTube tutorial videos. After a year, he began posting six-second song covers on the video-sharing application Vine and was able to gain millions of views and followers within a few months on Vine.
Mendes became third most-followed musician on Vine, in August 2014. In November 2013, he was discovered by manager Andrew Gertler. He started working with Island Records in January 2014.
Mendes started his music career professionally in May 2014 and released his first single Life of the Party on June 26, 2014. The single made him the youngest artist to land a debut single in the Top 25 of the Billboard Hot 100.
The same year, Mendes released his debut major label EP along with another up and coming young star Austin Mahone. The EP proved to be highly popular reaching at number five on Billboard 200. It sold 48K copies in its first week. The same year, he also won a Teen Choice award for Webstar in Music.
Mendes gained huge popularity after releasing his full-length album Handwritten, on April 14, 2015. The album peaked #1 in both Canada and the USA and sold over 100 thousand copies within its first week. He also became the first solo artist under 18 to have an album debut No. 1 since pop star Justin Bieber.
He earned the attention of Island Records and was signed to the record company. His debut studio album Handwritten was released in 2015. The album reached #1 in the US, Canada, and Norway.
It also reached the Top 10 in Denmark, Spain, and Sweden. He also released The Shawn Mendes EP in 2014 which reached #5 in the US and Canada. Mendes’ most popular single is “Life of the Party” which reached #9 in Canada and #6 in New Zealand. His other popular singles include “Something Big” and “Stitches”. Mendes won a Teen Choice Award in 2014 for Choice Web Star: Music. In 2015 he won a Shorty Award for Vine Musician. His second album “Illuminate” was released in September 2016 and debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200. His subsequent world tour “Illuminate” went on to gross more than $32 million.
As of 2018, Shawn Mendes has an estimated net worth of around $12 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His Illuminate World Tour grossed more than $32 million.
According to Billboard data, Mendes’ August 11-12 shows in Toronto alone made around $1.57 million. His first-word tour in 2015 grossed at least $3.8 million. In May 2017, he bought a house in his hometown Toronto, but he has not disclosed the expense in the house.
Mendes owns Ford Mustang GT worth around $100K and Jeep Wrangler priced around $88k. He makes $3.1k-$50.3K from his self-titled channel and $300.6k-$4.8 million from ShawnMendesVEVO.
Mendes has two YouTube Channel. He started his self-titled YouTube Channel on January 18, 2011. As of 2018, his channel has 15 million + subscribers. Whereas he has 11 million+ subscribers on his another YouTube Channel, ShawnMendesVEVO, created in June 2014.