Who Is Austin Swift? 5 Things to Know About Taylor Swift’s Little Brother

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Taylor Swift and Austin Swift attend The Weinstein Company & Netflix’s 2014 Golden Globes After Party presented by Bombardier, FIJI Water, Lexus, Laura Mercier, Marie Claire and Yucaipa Films at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for The Weinstein Company

They’ve got good genes! Taylor Swift’s younger brother, Austin, isn’t just good-looking, he’s talented, too.

The 26-year-old Pennsylvania native is paving his own path in the entertainment world in which his sister currently reigns as a pop star. And just like his big sis, the actor was blessed with gorgeous natural curls and bright blue eyes.

Austin currently stars in the film Cover Versions alongside Debby Ryan, Drake Bell and Katie Cassidy. The mystery film, which follows a band of four trying to recall a night of scandal prior to playing at their first music festival, will be available on digital on April 10

Scroll down to find out more about the Swift sibling.

He’s a University of Notre Dame Graduate
Before taking on Hollywood roles, Austin attended two of the country’s most prestigious colleges. He attended Notre Dame from 2010 to 2011 before transferring to Vanderbilt University, but ultimately returned to Notre Dame where he graduated in May 2015.

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Austin Swift attends the premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Live By Night” at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 9, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Todd Williamson/Getty Images

His Acting Debut Was in a Film With a Famous Actor
Though it was a small role, Austin first debuted his acting chops in the 2016 crime-drama film I.T., which starred Piece Brosnan. Taylor was quick to congratulate her little bro on the gig. “My brother @austinkingsleyswift just acted in his first movie and I’m all proud and stuff,” she captioned an Instagram post at the time.

He Interned at Lionsgate
Austin opened up about his post-college internship with the entertainment company in a summer 2017 interview with Variety. According to the outlet, some of his duties included making and sending out DVD screeners.

He’s Close With His Sister
The Live by Night actor has not only accompanied Taylor to various award shows and movie premieres, but he’s also shown his admiration for the “Delicate” songstress in multiple social media posts including one where he called her “the best sister anyone could ask for.”

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Austin Swift and Taylor Swift step out on December 22, 2014. BACKGRID

He Won Quite the Award in Middle School — and Has a Sense of Humor
Austin has jokes! His Twitter profile reads: “Thoughts on life from the Winner of the 2006 Ellis Middle School 8th grade Social Studies Award.”

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