Taylor Alison Swift, popularly known as Taylor Swift is an American singer-songwriter. One of the leading contemporary recording artists, she is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which has received widespread media coverage.
At the age of 14 to pursue a career in country music and signed with the label Big Machine Records and became the youngest artist ever signed by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house. Her self-titled debut album in 2006 peaked at number five on the Billboard 200 and spent the most weeks on the chart in the 2000s. The album’s third single, “Our Song”, made her the youngest person to single-handedly write and perform a number-one song on the Hot Country Songs chart. Swift’s second album, Fearless, was released in 2008.
Buoyed by the success of pop crossover singles “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me”, Fearless became the best-selling album of 2009 in the United States. The album won four Grammy Awards, with Swift becoming the youngest Album of the Year winner.
As the fruit of her success, here’s one of her grandiose fortresses located in Beverly Hills.
In 2015, Swift had bought this two-acre property from Samuel Goldwyn, one of Hollywood’s greatest executives. The property has historical value and a whopping price of $25 million. The main home has seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. It also includes a library, a card room, a gym, a 35-millimeter projection screen theater.
Taylor’s home is surrounded by extensive lush gardens with a huge sunken tennis court, a swimming pool, a pool house with kitchenette. She had been permitted to raise up the walls up to 6.5 feet high to block the visibility of her mansion from paparazzi.
According to their architect, Monique Schenk, they renovated the home but had preserved and maintained a lot of the elements. They tried to revive the property into its good condition when it was built for its previous owner, Goldwyn and his wife. The property was then handed down to Goldwyn’s son which he later sold it to the international singer.
Aside from its historical value, the property has plenty other attractive features that sure caught Taylor’s eye. She has an estimated net worth of $250 million and said to have a property portfolio amounting to $70 million or more. She also has other properties including a penthouse in Nashville, a loft in Tribeca area of New York City, and a beach home in Watch Hill, Rhode Island.
Indeed, she’s living a life like that of a princess and a star!
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