14 Photos of Taylor Swift Before She Was Famous
While Taylor Swift has now reached mega-star status along the same level as Madonna or Britney Spears, she still came from a regular background and home life before she became famous. How do we know? Her early family photos before Taylor Swift became famous pretty much prove the case. She had the same fun dreams, awkward challenges and fun moments as any girl growing up. The only difference was that her path was going to reach adulthood a lot faster in only a few short years. However, all that fame wasn’t even imagined in those early days when her family photos were taken. Here’s 14 photos of America’s darling pop singer before she became a breakthrough country star and then a knockout pop singles star on the air waves and digital soundtracks:
14. Just Another Toddler?
Who would have guessed that knit purple hat toddler at the playground was going to be a top 40 hit song leader years later?
13. Look at Me Already!
Yep, just another goofy kid hogging the camera. Normal enough. Where were those digital mega storage cards when you needed one?
12. My Horse Fred.
Every girl wants her own horse at some point in her childhood.
11. Cornrows Bad, Very Bad.
What is it about being 13 or so and bad hair photos? Cornrows didn’t work well on Swift either.
10. Early Childhood
Taylor didn’t come out of nowhere. She was making a name for herself as a child singer early on with her talent noticed by many.
9. My Kid Has a 12-String…
Guitar work was authentic and natural for Swift, unlike some singers who just hold one as a prop.
8. My Hair Needs Serious Salon Work.
Like most teens at the same age, Taylor had her awkward side with hair just like everyone else. In fact, she hated her curls in her early years.
7. Home Video Star
One could argue that Taylor Swift was one of the first to make Internet home videos her calling card before they became common on YouTube.
6. School Band Was Sooooo Much Fun, Not.
Taylor expanded her singing and entertaining skills with every opportunity, including school.
5. Teenage Americana.
Swift was the stereotypical American teenage girl from the Midwest. Ironically, she was raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, before her family moved to Nashville, TN.
4. Still Has the 12-String…
As Swift grew older her skill increased notably in both singing and songwriting to her instrument of choice. The combination set the stage for her country music breakthrough.
3. Swift Had the Awkward Prom Night Too
Prom night is just one of those experience we all had to deal with. Swift was no exception. Even her budding talents couldn’t save Swift from the awkward flower pinning.
2. I Can Be Moody!
Moody angst and teenagehood seem to go hand-in-hand for everyone, regardless of being a star later on.
1. Goodbye Childhood, Hello Stardom!
Time flies when you’re growing up in the spotlight. Swift’s early years ended in a blink of an eye when her mega-status took off.