Mother: his mom’s name is Karen. She is English and she works in real estate industry.
Father: his dad’s name is Manuel. He is a businessman of Portuguese origin. Both of his parents are Shawn’s good friends and great support.
Siblings: Shawn has a little sister named Aaliyah, who is also quite active in social media, including musical.ly app and Vine. She was born in 2003. Shawn often appears with her in his videos.
Sexual orientation: straight
As of 2017, Shawn claims that he is single and he had no serious relationship yet. However, he was rumored of dating many girls, including Lauren Giraldo, Bethany Mota, Camila Cabello, and even superstar Taylor Swift. None of these rumors were confirmed. He also said that his celebrity crushes are Emma Watson and Rachel McAdams. Taking into consideration Shawn’s openness and honesty when it comes to answering questions about his sexual experiences, we can say for sure he is not lying about being single.
Place of living: he still lives in his parents’ house in the town of Pickering together with his little sister. Despite all his fame and money, he doesn’t plan to move to his own place in the nearest future.
What is Shawn’s full name?
His middle name is Peter Raul. He got the middle name Raul in honor of his father’s Portuguese roots.
How did Shawn become so popular?
At the beginning of his career, he posted 6-second long videos of himself playing music on Vine. Despite being that short, these videos got a lot of attention due to Shawn’s talent, charisma, and, of course, his handsome appearance. Each of his videos scored millions of views and Shawn on his turn got millions of followers. Soon after that, he attracted the attention of his first manager and officially became a star.
How come Shawn has no girlfriend?
Shawn is now focused on his career and his music. He may have some affairs, of course, but he would not reveal them to public for some personal reasons.
What are his music influences?
Among his biggest influences Shawn mentions Ed Sheeran and Justin Timberlake.
What are his good deeds?
In 2014, Shawn launched a campaign against depression and low self-esteem. He also helped to raise money to build a school in Ghana.
What awards did he win?
Shawn won several awards, including Breakout and iHeartRadio Awards, two MTV Awards, and three award for his music videos.
What music instruments does he play?
He learned to play guitar when he was 13. He did it by himself using YouTube tutorials. He is also good at playing the piano.
What are Shawn’s comments on his songs?
Shawn says that he is proud of his music works. Also, in an interview, he described “Understand” song as the most personal of all, where he revealed all his true feelings about his childhood, his friends, and family. The process of recording his albums was the most memorable and pleasant experience he had in life.
How many albums and songs did he release?
In 2017, Shawn has already released 2 albums. They are “Handwritten” and “Illuminate”, both of which consist of 12 songs. Almost all of these songs are written exclusively by Shawn himself.
Has he got a star fever after he became famous?
Shawn claims that fame hasn’t changed him in any way. He doesn’t think he is superior to others and he even wears the same clothes he used to wear before.
What are his plans for future?
Shawn is going to focus on his music career, writing songs, and performing live on stage. One day, he wants to get married and have children.