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Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift

Singer and Songwriter


Who is Taylor Swift?

Taylor Swift is an American country music singer and song-writer born on December 13, 1989, in Pennsylvania. She is said to be the youngest song-writer ever hired by the Sony/ATV publishing house and in 2008 she received a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammy Awards for her first album. At the 2010 Grammy Awards, Taylor Swift's second album Fearless won the Album of the Year award making her the youngest ever to receive that award. The album was also the first in history to receive the American Music Award, Academy of Country Music Award, Country Music Association Award, and Grammy Award for Album of the Year in the same year. She has also added acting to her resume with appearances in both movies and television episodes.

Famous Kin

Taylor Swift has a number of famous kin. One of the more interesting is fellow singer Bing Crosby. Bing is one of the best-selling recording artists of the 20th century with over a half a billion records in circulation. Taylor Swift is also a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger Richard Warren and has a number of presidential kin including Ulysses S. Grant and Franklin D. Roosevelt. She has connections to the Old West through her kinship to Wild Bill Hickok and Laura Ingalls-Wilder.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Taylor Swift

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Samuel J. Tilden

25th Governor of New York

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin
via Gov. Thomas Prence

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Samuel Mayo

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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.

New York Times Publisher

12th cousin
via Stephen Hopkins

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Gov. Thomas Prence

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

11th cousin
via Samuel Mayo

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Arthur Gregg Sulzberger

New York Times Publisher

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Shelley Fabares

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Warren

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Shelley Fabares

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Roger Mowry

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Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Founder of The Astronomical Journal

5th cousin 6 times removed
via William Sabin

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Thomas Sadoski

Stage, TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Gov. Thomas Prence

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

6th cousin 6 times removed
via John Johnson

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Ethan Peck

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Gov. Thomas Mayhew

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Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

9th cousin 2 times removed
via William Sabin

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George Howard Earle

30th Governor of Pennsylvania

9th cousin
via Gov. Thomas Mayhew

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Joe Keery

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Christian Penn

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William Rush Merriam

11th Governor of Minnesota

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Nathaniel Warren

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William B. Washburn

28th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 6 times removed
via John Johnson

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Emory Washburn

22nd Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 7 times removed
via John Johnson

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Peter T. Washburn

31st Governor of Vermont

6th cousin 6 times removed
via John Johnson

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed
via William Collier

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin
via Jane Clark

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Curtis Guild

43rd Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Christian Penn

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Taylor Swift photo by Eva Rinaldi (CC BY-SA 2.0)