Aaliyah Mendes is a popular teen social media influencer who was thrust into an immense spotlight as a result of her activities on Vine and other social media outlets like Musical.ly and YouTube.
There is no doubt that it’s very challenging to pull through multiple social media platforms in one’s teen period but Aaliyah seems to have understood the pros and cons of pursuing an online career at a very young age and her fans are glad she is on the right track.
It is believed that the young internet sensation owes her rise to stardom to her elder brother, who was formerly an internet personality before he gained a larger audience as a singer/songwriter.
Aaliyah Mendes Bio (Age)
The social media star was born to Manuel Mendes (father) and Karen Mendes (mother) in Toronto, Ontario, in Canada, on September 15, 2003. While Manuel is a businessman, his wife, Karen is a real estate agent. The two are also parents to Aaliyah’s older brother – Shawn Mendes, who is an internet sensation as well as a talented singer-songwriter. The social media star has English and Portuguese roots from her mother and father’s side respectively.
Aaliyah’s online career began in 2013 on the video-sharing website Vine, where she was popular for her unique video content on random issues. Following the closure of the social media platform in 2017, she switched over to musicial.ly and began to upload television and film dialogues as well as short videos of her lip-syncing to popular songs.
Currently, her musical.ly account boasts over 9.4 million followers and 690,000 fans. Besides musical.ly, Aaliyah also plies her trade on YouTube. Though she is not as active on the platform as she is on other social media outlets, her YouTube account has already amassed over 32,000 followers.
Her Family – Parents and Brother
As mentioned earlier, Aaliyah’s family is made up of her parents and elder brother. Her brother was named Shawn Peter Raul Mendes after his birth on August 8, 1998. He is a songwriter and singer famed for his hit single Stitches, which came from his debut studio album Handwritten.
Raised in Pickering, Ontario, Shawn graduated from Pine Ridge Secondary School. Like his younger sister, his journey to stardom began on Vine. At the time, he uploaded cover songs of notable artists on his Vine account, this earned him an international audience.
Mendes rose to prominence after his works were discovered by Island Records artist manager Andrew Gertler who later recommended him to the music label.
The Toronto-born singer has to his belt three Juno Awards as well as an American Music Award. The Stitches crooner has embarked on three fruitful concert tours and made some television and film appearances.
Aaliyah Mendes’ Height and Body Measurements
Aaliyah is yet another star who has proven that talent and beauty run in the Mendes family. She is not just popular for her social media presence but also for her real-life beauty. Though she is still young and has many years ahead, she flaunts a charming face and a unique body formation that quite suits her career.
She stands at 1.57 meters and weighs 42 kilograms (92.59 lb). The color of her hair is dark brown while her eyes are brown in color.
Other Facts About The Social Media Star
1. Aaliyah Mendes keeps a cordial relationship with his folk-pop star brother who is five years older than her.
2. Her friends are Alyssa Shouse and Mahogany Lox. The two are popular social media stars and boast a huge following as well.
3. She commands a large following on social media outlets like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Her Instagram account has over 700,000 followers while her Facebook and Twitter accounts boast over 600,000 and 300,000 followers respectively.
4. The social media star has a net worth estimated to be around $0.3 million, which she supposedly gathered from her heavy involvement on social media platforms.
5. This beauty is popularly known as Princess Aaliyah on her social media pages. She started using the moniker when she newly 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 focusing on her education and career. For now, keeping a serious relationship isn’t her priority.
9. Her birth sign is Virgo.