Aaliyah Mendes is a popular youthful social media influencer who has come to the fore through her activities in Vine and other social media such as Musical.ly and YouTube.
It is undoubtedly a great challenge to struggle through several social media platforms as a teenager, but Aaliyah Mendes seems to have understood the pros and cons of an online career at a very young age and her fans are happy to know that she is on the right track.
It is believed that the young internet sensation owes her rise to fame to her older brother, who used to be an internet personality before he won a larger audience as a singer/songwriter.
Aaliyah Mendes Bio (Age)
The social media star was born on September 15, 2003, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as the son of Manuel Mendes (father) and Karen Mendes (mother). While Manuel is a businessman, his wife Karen is a real estate agent. The two are also parents of Aaliyah’s older brother – Shawn Mendes, who is an internet sensation and a talented songwriter. The social media star has English and Portuguese roots on his mother’s and father’s side.
Aaliyah’s online career began in 2013 on the video-sharing website Vine, where she was known for her unique video content on any topic. After the social media platform closed in 2017, she moved to musicial.ly and began uploading TV and film dialogues and short videos of her lip-syncing to popular songs.
Currently, her account at musical.ly has over 9.4 million followers and 690,000 fans. Besides musical.ly, Aaliyah also runs her business on YouTube. Although she is not as active on the platform as she is in other social media, her YouTube account has already attracted over 32,000 followers.
Her Family – Parents and Brother
As already mentioned, the family of Aaliyah consists of her parents and her older brother. Her brother was named Shawn Peter Raul Mendes after his birth on August 8, 1998. He is a songwriter and singer known for his hit single Stitches, which is from his first studio album Handwritten.
Raised in Pickering, Ontario, Shawn graduated from Pine Ridge Secondary School. Like his younger sister, his journey to fame began on Vine. At that time he uploaded cover songs of well-known artists to his Vine account, which brought him an international audience.
Mendes became famous after his work was discovered by Island Records’ artist manager, Andrew Gertler, who later recommended him to the music label.
The Toronto-born singer has three Juno Awards and one American Music Award to his credit. The crooner of Stitches has made three fruitful concert tours and has made several TV and film appearances.
Aaliyah Mendes’ Height and Body Measurements
Aaliyah is another star who has proven that talent and beauty are in the Mendes family. She is popular not only for her presence in social media but also for her real-life beauty. Although she is still young and has many years ahead of her, she shows a charming face and a unique body formation that fits perfectly with her career.
She is 1.57 meters tall and weighs 42 kilograms. The color of her hair is dark brown, while her eyes are tinted brown.
Other Facts About The Social Media Star
1. Aaliyah Mendes maintains a warm relationship with his five years older folk-pop star brother.
2. Her friends are Alyssa Shouse and Mahogany Lox The two are popular social media stars and also enjoy a large fan base.
3. She has a large fan base on social networks like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Her Instagram account has over 700,000 followers, while her Facebook and Twitter accounts have over 600,000 and 300,000 followers respectively.
4. The social media star has net assets estimated at around $0.3 million, which she claims to have raised through her strong involvement in social media platforms.
5. This beauty is popularly known on her social media sites as Princess Aaliyah. She started using the nickname when she first joined Vine.
6. Princess Aaliyah considers her brother Shawn Mendes as her idol.
7. Aaliyah Mendes is a Christian.
8. She is single, and to the best of our knowledge, Aaliyah is concentrating on her education and career. At the moment it is not her priority to maintain a serious relationship.
9. Her birth sign is a virgin.