The young talent’s first single, “Tim Mc Graw” peaked at no.6 on the Billboard charts and served as the lead track for her thrice Platinum-selling self-titled debut album, released in 2006.
From there, Swift was romantically linked to star Cory Monteith and Jake Gyllenhaal in 2010, and Conor Kennedy—son of Robert F. She dated another celebrity at the tail end of 2012, bringing in the new year with One Direction's Harry Styles, but the relationship ended in 2013.
In 2015, Swift dated Calvin Harris, a music producer, DJ and singer, though the couple reportedly broke up in June 2016.
"He's an amazing guy, and anyone would be lucky to be dating him," Swift said at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
Whatever their relationship, it seemed to turn sour by the time , which hit theaters in February 2010.
However, she has also been the center of polarizing controversies.
She was heavily criticized in the past for dating several high-profile men, including Joe Jonas, Taylor Lautner, Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer and Harry Styles, and later writing about them in her songs, often in a negative light.
Raised in Pennsylvania and first introduced to music by her grandmother, a professional opera singer, Swift began competing in karaoke contests at the age of 10 and learned the guitar at 12.
After her family relocated to Tennessee, Swift put the country music industry on notice when she was discovered at a café night and offered a record deal.
Joe Alwyn, 26, is a rising British actor whose most recent film role came in the critically-acclaimed The Sense of an Ending.
He was born in Crouch End, London, on February 21 1991, and graduated from the National Youth Theatre before studying at the University of Bristol and London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
During much of 2008, reports circulated that Swift was dating Joe Jonas from the popular musical group The Jonas Brothers.