|“||She's always been the friend that was always there. There were times when, in middle school and junior high, that I didn't have a lot of friends. But my mom was always my friend.||”|
|Andrea Gardner Finlay|
January 10, 1958 (age 60)|
Pennsylvania, United States
|Residence||Tennessee, United States|
|Education||Memorial High School (Houston, Texas)|
|Alma mater||University of Houston|
|Home town||Houston, Texas|
|Spouse||Scott Kingsley Swift|
Taylor Alison Swift|
Robert Bruce Finlay|
Andrea Gardner (née Finlay) Swift (born January 10, 1958) is Taylor Swift's mother. She has been seen hanging out with her often, always there for her. She is seen in her home movies and comes out in "The Best Day" and "I'm Only Me When I'm With You" videos. "The Best Day" video was made, by Taylor, for her birthday. Andrea was also shown in the "Beautiful Eyes" music video for Taylor's 18th birthday.
Andrea is the daughter of Robert Bruce and Marjorie (Moehlenkamp) Finlay. Marjorie, Taylor's maternal grandmother, was an opera singer. Andrea married Scott Swift on February 20, 1988.
In April 2015, Andrea was diagnosed with cancer.
Gift from a loving daughter
- In 2011, Taylor bought her parents a $2.5 million mansion in Nashville. She had originally bought them a 1.4 million dollar mansion, but decided it wasn't good enough, so four months later went and bought them the new larger one.