Andrea Swift is widely knwon as the lovely, supportive and protective mother of superstar singer and performer, Taylor Swift.
Throughout Taylor’s successful career, fans have come to know and love Andrea Swift -who has remained her daughter’s biggest fan and supporter. In recent years she has been dealing with a number of health issues and most recently Taylor announced her 62-year-old mom has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Check out interesting facts about her.
#1 She lived in Singapore
Andrea Swift was born Andrea Finlay on January 10, 1958 in Pennsylvania; the daughter of an engineer who worked throughout Southeast Asia, spent her first years in Singapore. Back in the U.S she settled in Texas, where she worked as a mutual fund marketing executive.
#2 She is a homemaker
Andrea, a homemaker has dedicated her life to her children and is always seen accompanying Taylor on tours. The mother-daughter duo are very close.
#3 She is a divorcee
She met husband Scott Kingsley Swift, a Merrill Lynch financial adviser in the 80’s; the couple tied the knot on on February 20, 1988. From her marriage the couple welcomed two children, Taylor born in 1989 and her brother Austin, born in 1992.
In 2012, it was reported Andrea and her husband of 24-years had separated.
#4 She was diagnosed with cancer
In 2015, Taylor announced on a Tweet that her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer and was undergoing treatment. Taylor said at the time “The results came in, and I’m saddened to tell you that my mom has been diagnosed with cancer. I’d like to keep the details of her condition and treatment plans private, but she wanted you to know.”
#5 Andrea has appeared on Taylor’s music videos
The mom of two, has appeared on a couple of her daughters videos, she can be seen in the “Beautiful Eyes” music video.