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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.

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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

AwardYear of CeremonyNominee/WorkCategoryResult
American Music Awards2014Meghan TrainorNew Artist of the YearNominated
2015Artist of the YearNominated
Favorite Pop/Rock Female ArtistNominated
Favorite Adult Contemporary ArtistNominated
2016Nominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Collaboration of the YearNominated
ARIA Music Awards2015Meghan TrainorBest International ArtistNominated
2016Nominated
ASCAP Pop Music Awards2015“All About That Bass”Most Performed SongsWon
2016“Lips Are Movin”Won
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Won
2017Meghan TrainorASCAP Vanguard AwardWon
Billboard Music Awards2015Top New ArtistNominated
Top Female ArtistNominated
Top Billboard 200 ArtistNominated
Chart AchievementNominated
Top Digital Songs ArtistNominated
Top Streaming ArtistNominated
“All About That Bass”Top Hot 100 SongWon
Top Digital SongWon
Top Streaming VideoNominated
Billboard Women in Music2016Meghan TrainorChart-TopperWon
Brit Awards2016International Female Solo ArtistNominated
CMT Music Awards2017“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 Awards2015“All About That Bass”Music Video of the YearNominated
Grammy Awards2015Record of the YearNominated
Song of the YearNominated
2016Meghan TrainorBest New ArtistWon
Hollywood Music in Media Awards2015“Better When I’m Dancin'”Original Song – Animated FilmNominated
2017“I’m a Lady”Nominated
iHeartRadio Music Awards2015Meghan TrainorBest New ArtistNominated
RenegadeNominated
“All About That Bass”Song of the YearNominated
2016Meghan TrainorFemale Artist of the YearNominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Best CollaborationNominated
Japan Gold Disc Awards2016Meghan TrainorBest 3 New Artists (Western)Won
Juno Awards2016TitleInternational Album of the YearNominated
Latin American Music Awards2016Meghan TrainorArtista Favorito – CrossoverNominated
LOS40 Music Awards2015Best International New ArtistWon
“All About That Bass”Best International VideoNominated
MTV Europe Music Awards2014Best Song with a Social MessageNominated
Music Business Association2015Meghan TrainorBreakthrough Artist of the YearWon
NewNowNext Awards2014Best New Musician (Female)Nominated
Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards2015“All About That Bass”Favorite Song of the YearNominated
Meghan TrainorFavorite New ArtistNominated
2016Favorite Female SingerNominated
“Like I’m Gonna Lose You” Favorite CollaborationNominated
2017Meghan TrainorFavorite Female SingerNominated
“Me Too”Favorite Music VideoNominated
People’s Choice Awards2015Meghan TrainorFavorite Breakout ArtistNominated
“All About That Bass”Favorite SongNominated
2016TitleFavorite AlbumWon
2017“No”Favorite SongNominated
Radio Disney Music Awards2015Meghan TrainorBest Female ArtistNominated
“All About That Bass”Best Song to Dance toNominated
Song of the YearNominated
2016Meghan TrainorBest Female ArtistNominated
“Better When I’m Dancin'”Best Song That Makes You SmileWon
2017Meghan TrainorBest Female ArtistNominated
MegatronzFiercest FansNominated
“Me Too”Best Song That Makes You SmileNominated
“No”Best Song To Lip Sync ToNominated
The Untouchable TourFavorite TourNominated
2018Meghan TrainorBest ArtistNominated
MegatronzFiercest FansNominated
“No Excuses”Best Song That Makes You SmileNominated
Teen Choice Awards2015“All About That Bass”Choice Music Single: FemaleNominated
“Lips Are Movin”Choice Break-Up SongNominated
Meghan TrainorChoice Music: Breakout ArtistNominated
2016“No”Choice Music Single: FemaleNominated
2018The Four: Battle for StardomChoice TV PersonalityNominated
World Soundtrack Awards2016“Better When I’m Dancin'”Best Original Song Written Directly for a FilmNominated
YouTube Music Awards2015Meghan Trainor50 artists to watchWon

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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