Meghan Trainor is an American singer-songwriter. Interested in music from a young age, Trainor wrote, recorded and produced three independently released albums between 2009 and 2011. Trainor signed with Epic Records in 2014 and released her debut single, “All About That Bass” in June of that year. It spent eight weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in 57 other countries. The song also sold over 12 million units worldwide, becoming one of the best selling singles of all time.

Birth Name

Meghan Elizabeth Trainor

Nickname

Meghan

Profession

Singer, Songwriter

Genre

Pop, Music, Rock, Pop/Rock, Dance, Teen Pop, Blue-Eyed Soul, Reggae, Soca, R&B

Instruments

Vocals, Piano, Ukulele, Guitars, Keyboard, Trumpet, Percussion

Labels

Epic Records (Division of Sony Music Entertainment)

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Meghan Trainor was born on 22 December 1993, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States.

Age

She’s currently 25 years old.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Ethnicity

White

Her ancestry is French-Canadian, Polish and Irish with distant English and Guernsey roots.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Meghan went to Nauset Regional High School in nearby North Eastham. During her time in high school, Meghan also went to Boston’s Berklee College of Music to attend their summer programs.

Family Details

  • Father – Gary Trainor (Jeweler)
  • Mother – Kelly Anne “Kelli” (Jekanowski) (Jeweler)
  • Siblings – Ryan (Older Brother), Justin (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Tori (Cousin), Bob LaPalm (Great-Uncle) (Was in a band), Lisa Toney (Aunt) (Soca Music Performer and Songwriter), Burton Toney (Uncle) (Soca Music Performer and Songwriter), Jeanne Marie LaPalm (Maternal Grandmother), Thomas Ramon Jekanowski, Jr. (Maternal Grandfather)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Meghan Trainor has dated –

  • Charlie Puth – The two singers Charlie and Meghan were romantically linked to each other in the past.

  • Daryl Sabara (2016-Present) – Actor Daryl Sabara and Meghan started dating in October 2016. They got engaged in December 2017 after Daryl proposed to Meghan on her 24th birthday. On Meghan’s 25th birthday (on December 22, 2018), Daryl and Meghan got married.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 4½ inches
  • In centimeters – 164 cm
  • In meters – 1.64 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 68 kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 39-29-39
  • Bust – 39 inches
  • Waist – 29 inches
  • Hip – 39 inches
  • Bra Size – 34B

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Green

Hair Color

Blonde

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 12 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Her debut single “All About That Bass” released in 2014. It reached #1 on US Billboard Hot 100 and remained on top for eight consecutive weeks.

Album debut

She released her debut album titled “I’ll Sing with You” on February 4, 2011 independently. She then released her next album “Only 17” on September 14, 2011, independently.

Film & Television Debut

Meghan Trainor has not been cast in any film or TV show.

Brand Endorsements

She has not endorsed any of the brands.

Awards & Nominations

Award Year of Ceremony Nominee/Work Category Result
American Music Awards 2014 Meghan Trainor New Artist of the Year Nominated
2015 Artist of the Year Nominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist Nominated
Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist Nominated
2016 Nominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Collaboration of the Year Nominated
ARIA Music Awards 2015 Meghan Trainor Best International Artist Nominated
2016 Nominated
ASCAP Pop Music Awards 2015 “All About That Bass” Most Performed Songs Won
2016 “Lips Are Movin” Won
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Won
2017 Meghan Trainor ASCAP Vanguard Award Won
Billboard Music Awards 2015 Top New Artist Nominated
Top Female Artist Nominated
Top Billboard 200 Artist Nominated
Chart Achievement Nominated
Top Digital Songs Artist Nominated
Top Streaming Artist Nominated
“All About That Bass” Top Hot 100 Song Won
Top Digital Song Won
Top Streaming Video Nominated
Billboard Women in Music 2016 Meghan Trainor Chart-Topper Won
Brit Awards 2016 International Female Solo Artist Nominated
CMT Music Awards 2017 “You’re Still the One”, “Any Man of Mine”, and “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” Performance of the Year (from CMT Artists of the Year) Nominated
Dorian Awards 2015 “All About That Bass” Music Video of the Year Nominated
Grammy Awards 2015 Record of the Year Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
2016 Meghan Trainor Best New Artist Won
Hollywood Music in Media Awards 2015 “Better When I’m Dancin'” Original Song – Animated Film Nominated
2017 “I’m a Lady” Nominated
iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 Meghan Trainor Best New Artist Nominated
Renegade Nominated
“All About That Bass” Song of the Year Nominated
2016 Meghan Trainor Female Artist of the Year Nominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Best Collaboration Nominated
Japan Gold Disc Awards 2016 Meghan Trainor Best 3 New Artists (Western) Won
Juno Awards 2016 Title International Album of the Year Nominated
Latin American Music Awards 2016 Meghan Trainor Artista Favorito – Crossover Nominated
LOS40 Music Awards 2015 Best International New Artist Won
“All About That Bass” Best International Video Nominated
MTV Europe Music Awards 2014 Best Song with a Social Message Nominated
Music Business Association 2015 Meghan Trainor Breakthrough Artist of the Year Won
NewNowNext Awards 2014 Best New Musician (Female) Nominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2015 “All About That Bass” Favorite Song of the Year Nominated
Meghan Trainor Favorite New Artist Nominated
2016 Favorite Female Singer Nominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Favorite Collaboration Nominated
2017 Meghan Trainor Favorite Female Singer Nominated
“Me Too” Favorite Music Video Nominated
People’s Choice Awards 2015 Meghan Trainor Favorite Breakout Artist Nominated
“All About That Bass” Favorite Song Nominated
2016 Title Favorite Album Won
2017 “No” Favorite Song Nominated
Radio Disney Music Awards 2015 Meghan Trainor Best Female Artist Nominated
“All About That Bass” Best Song to Dance to Nominated
Song of the Year Nominated
2016 Meghan Trainor Best Female Artist Nominated
“Better When I’m Dancin'” Best Song That Makes You Smile Won
2017 Meghan Trainor Best Female Artist Nominated
Megatronz Fiercest Fans Nominated
“Me Too” Best Song That Makes You Smile Nominated
“No” Best Song To Lip Sync To Nominated
The Untouchable Tour Favorite Tour Nominated
2018 Meghan Trainor Best Artist Nominated
Megatronz Fiercest Fans Nominated
“No Excuses” Best Song That Makes You Smile Nominated
Teen Choice Awards 2015 “All About That Bass” Choice Music Single: Female Nominated
“Lips Are Movin” Choice Break-Up Song Nominated
Meghan Trainor Choice Music: Breakout Artist Nominated
2016 “No” Choice Music Single: Female Nominated
2018 The Four: Battle for Stardom Choice TV Personality Nominated
World Soundtrack Awards 2016 “Better When I’m Dancin'” Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film Nominated
YouTube Music Awards 2015 Meghan Trainor 50 artists to watch Won

Meghan Trainor Favorites

  • Favorite Music / Sound – Soca

Meghan Trainor Net worth

Trainor’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million dollars as of 2019. She bought a luxury house in Toluca Lake in the outskirts of Los Angeles for a whopping $4.9 million. The house sits on an area of 7,000 square feet and boasts a swimming pool, a spa and of course, a guest house.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meghan Trainor

  • She began singing at the age of six and by 11, she started writing songs.
  • She received her own computer at the age of 13, which helped her to compose her own songs.
  • Meghan was discovered by Big Yellow Dog Music at the Durango Songwriting Expo in Colorado at the age of 17 and signed her contract as soon as she turned 18.
  • She can play guitar, ukulele, piano and trumpet.
  • She is an animal lover.
  • Her music is mostly mix of R&B and pop with hip hop and reggae elements. Her music is heavily influenced by 1950-60s music.
  • She cites Bruno Mars as one of her biggest influences.
  • Trainor has won three ASCAP Pop Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, a People’s Choice Award and received one Grammy Award.
  • She was named the “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” by the Music Business Association in 2014.
  • In December 2017, Trainor was announced as one of the judges on the Fox show The Four: Battle for Stardom, alongside Sean Combs, DJ Khaled and Charlie Walk.
  • Visit her official website @ meghan-trainor.com.
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