Real Name: Shawn Peter Raul Mendes
Born: 8 August 1998
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pickering, Ontario
The Canadian singer-songwriter first attracted a following in 2013, when he started posting cover songs to the video sharing platform Vine. One year later, he was signed with a record label. He has gone on to receive many awards, including MTV Europe Music Awards, and he's even received the Allan Slaight Honour from Canada's Walk of Fame. Shawn has continued to roll out incredible music with two consecutive albums: 'Handwritten' in 2015 followed by 'Illuminate' in 2016.
Did you know?
He doesn’t remember the first album he ever bought, but he knows it was either a Hannah Montana album or a Shania Twain album.
'The Shawn Mendes EP' reached Number 1 on iTunes in 37 minutes.
In early 2016, Shawn made the Forbes '30 Under 30: Music' list at the age of only 17.
First Single: 'Life of the Party'.