1. Taylor Swift is named after the famous singer-songwriter James Taylor

2. She grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania and wrote a song called "Christmas Tree Farm" about her childhood memories.

3. She learned to play guitar at the age of 12 from a computer repairman who taught her three chords.

4. She wrote her first song, "Lucky You", when she was 12 years old.

5. She wrote her entire album "Speak Now" by herself, without any co-writers.

6. She is the first country music star to win an MTV Video Music Award, which she did for "You Belong With Me" in 2009.

7. She has written songs for other artists, such as "You'll Always Find Your Way Back Home" for the Hannah Montana movie and "Better Man" for Little Big Town.

8. She is the most-streamed woman on Spotify and Apple Music, the highest-grossing female performer ever, and the first billionaire with music as the main source of income.

9. She considers Paul McCartney and Emmylou Harris her career role models.

10. She is close friends with Selena Gomez and has served as a bridesmaid for two of her childhood friends.