Meghan Trainor Bio: Family, Parents, Marriage, Boyfriends, Kids

Who is Meghan Trainor?

Meghan Trainor is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model and TV personality. She is known for her 2014 debut hit single titled “All About That Bass” which earned her two Grammy Award nominations. As an actress, she starred as “Ramona” in the 2022 American sitcom series “How I Met Your Father”.

Meghan Trainor’s full name is Meghan Elizabeth Trainor. She was born on December 22, 1993, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, USA. She was born as the second child of three children to her parents – Gary Trainor (father) and Kelli Anne Trainor (mother). Meghan Trainor is 29 years old as of March 2023. She has two siblings named Ryan Trainor and Justin Trainor respectively.

Meghan Trainor spent her childhood surrounding herself with music as she was born into a music-inclined family. She attended Nauset Regional High School where she studied the guitar. She sang and played trumpet in a jazz band for three years and was also a substitute cheerleader.

About Meghan Trainor’s parents

Meghan Trainor’s parents are Gary Trainor (father) and Kelli Anne Trainor (mother). Meghan Trainor’s parents are known to be supportive of their daughter’s career. According to the singer, her parents were the ones that encouraged her to pursue a career in music, especially her musically inclined father.

Gary Trainor – Meghan Trainor’s father

Gary Trainor is a music teacher and a church organist. He was born on March 19, 1948, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He is 75 years old as of the time of publishing this article. Gary Trainor plays the piano on most of Meghan’s songs. He played the instrument in her hit song “Cupid”, from her 2011 album. He also played the piano in another of Trainor’s hit single titled “Good Morning”. The song debuted on “The Today Show” in 2018.

Meghan Trainor’s successful career has earned her father some popularity in the American music industry and he often accompanies her to some of her interviews and shows. Apart from working with his daughter in music, Gary Trainor also runs a jewellery store with his wife, Kelli Anne. He was reportedly hospitalised in 2022 after he was hit by a car.

Kelli Anne Trainor -Meghan Trainor’s mother

Kelli Anne Trainor is Meghan Trainor’s mother. At the time of writing, there is very little information about her in the media. It is only known that she runs a jewellery store with her husband, Gary Trainor (Meghan Trainor’s father). Kelli Anne Trainor is said to be a private person who doesn’t like media attention.

About Meghan Trainor’s siblings

Meghan Trainor has two siblings named Ryan and Justin Trainor respectively.

a. Ryan Trainor

Ryan Trainor is Meghan Trainor’s elder brother. He was born on December 17, 1992, in Nantucket, Massachusetts. He is 31 years old as of March 2023. He is reportedly an avid Instagram user and is credited as the person who gave his sister the nickname “MTrain”, which became an adoptive chant for the singer’s fans while she performs on stage.

b. Justin Trainor

Justin Trainor is Meghan Trainor’s younger brother. He was born on January 24, 1996. He is 27 years old as of 2023. Further information about Justin Trainor is scarce in the media at this time.

Meghan Trainor is often speculated to be related to iCarly star Jerry Trainor, due to the similarity in their last names. However, the two American celebrities are not in any way related.

Jerry Trainor is an American actor and singer. He was born on January 21, 1977, in San Diego, California.

Wiki profile of Meghan Trainor

Full nameMeghan Elizabeth Trainor
Place of birthNantucket, Massachusetts
Date of birthDecember 22, 1993
Age29 years old
CareerSinger, Songwriter
Height5″5 feet
Marital statusMarried
HusbandDaryl Sabara
Parents Gary Trainor (father)
Kelli Anne Trainor (mother)
Alma materNauset Regional High School
Instagram @meghantrainor

Meghan Trainor’s career

Meghan Trainor started her career at a very tender age. It could be said that her musically inclined family members played a role in influencing her choice of career. She wrote her first song at the age of 11 and joined the band “Island Fusion” alongside her father, aunt, and brother at the age of 12. She composed a song titled “Give Me A Chance” at the age of 13. The music star released three self-recorded albums at the age of 18.

Trainor landed a recording deal with Epic Records in 2014 after a brief publishing deal with Big Yellow Dog Music. She rose to prominence after releasing her hit single “All About That Bass” in June 2014. She released her debut studio album in 2015 titled “Title”. Her sophomore album “Thank You” was released in 2016.

Aside from music, Meghan Trainor has also starred in some movies and film series. She played the role of “Ramona” in the 2022 American sitcom series “How I Met Your Father”. She has won different awards, including four ASCAP Pop Music Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, one People’s Choice Award and a Grammy Award.

Meghan Trainor and her son Riley Sabara.

Meghan Trainor’s Grammy Awards

As of the time of writing, Meghan Trainor has won one Grammy Award out of three nominations. Her nominations include “Record of the Year” for “All About That Bass” in 2015. She was also nominated in the “Song of the Year” category (2015) for the same song. Trainor finally won her first Grammy the following year (2016) in the “Best New Artist” category for her debut major-label studio album “Title”.

About Meghan Trainor’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article, Meghan Trainor is happily married to her husband American actor Daryl Sabara. The lovebirds became an item in 2016, dated for two years and tied the knot in 2018. They have been married for over four years and still counting. Their union is blessed with a child, though Meghan Trainor announced in January 2023 that they are expecting another child.

List of Meghan Trainor’s boyfriends and past relationships

Meghan Trainor is known for being private with her love life and relationships. She has been romantically linked to American singer, Charlie Puth.

  • Meghan Trainor allegedly dated Charlie Puth in 2015.
  • Meghan Trainor has been married to Daryl Sabara since 2018.

About Meghan Trainor’s marriage with Daryl Sabara

Daryl Sabara is an American actor. He is known for starring as “Juni Cortez” in the film series “Spy Kids”. His full name is Daryl Christopher Sabara. He was born on June 14, 1992, in Torrance, California. He was born to Sandy Sabara (mother) and Evan Sabara (father). He is 30 years old as of March 2023. Meghan Trainor’s husband, Daryl Sabara, reportedly has a fraternal twin brother named Evan Sabara, who is a voice actor. Daryl is said to be of Russian-Jewish and Polish descent.

Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara became an item in July 2016 after they were match-made by a mutual friend named Chloë Grace Moretz. According to reports and information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, the lovers had met earlier in 2014 at a house party in Los Angeles before Meghan’s launch to stardom. The lovebirds dated for almost two years before Sabara proposed to Meghan during a trip with her family members to Palm Springs in December 2017.

The couple were engaged for a year before they tied the knot in December 2018 in their Los Angeles home. Their wedding day coincided with Meghan’s 25th birthday celebration. As of the time of writing, the celebrity couple has been married for over four years (and counting) without any scandal or controversy.

They had their first child three years after their marriage in 2021. In January 2023, Meghan Trainor announced she and Daryl Sabara are expecting their second child together.

Meghan Trainor and Daryl Sabara’s wedding.

About Meghan Trainor’s relationship with Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. His full name is Charles Otto Puth Jr. He was born on December 2, 1991, in Rumson, New Jersey, US. He was born as the first child of three children to Debra Puth (mother) and Charles Puth Snr. (father). He has two younger siblings named Stephen and Mikaela Puth respectively.

Charlie Puth is 31 years old as of March 2023. He attended Berklee College of Music. He started his career as a YouTuber, uploading his songs and videos on the platform. He got signed to eleveneleven record label in 2011 before moving to Atlantic Records and Artist Partner Group. He was brought to the limelight after he released the hit single “Marvin Gaye” in 2015.

Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth were speculated to be an item after they shared a passionate kiss on stage during the live performance of his famous track “Marvin Gaye” at the 2015 American Music Awards (AMAS).

The celebrities kissed each other passionately right in front of the audience and this made their fans think they were passing a message. However, the duo later confirmed that they were just friends and not lovers. Charlie Puth shut down the speculations of dating Meghan Trainor during an interview, maintaining that he and Meghan are friends.

He said:

“That’s another person I can relate to and I ask for advice with everything. We’re really great friends who that’s never going to change”.

In response to the kiss they shared during the performance, he stated that it was a planned work initiated by Meghan.

In his words:

“It was Meghan’s (idea) actually. It kind of ties the whole performance together, me locking lips with M.Train”.

Meghan Trainor also took to her TikTok page in August 2022 to share how she feels about kissing Charlie 7 years ago. She used the viral “Hal Walker Plays the Banakulas” sound to compare three moments in her career which included her kiss with Charlie Puth in 2015. She gave a dissatisfactory look to the kiss video.

Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth.

Meghan Trainor’s children

As of the time of publishing this article, Meghan Trainor is the proud mother of one, though she announced in January 2023 that she is going to be a mother again.

Her first child and son is named Riley Sabara. He was born on February 8, 2021. He is two years old as of March 2023. His mother had announced that she was expecting him in October 2020.

Meghan Trainor and her husband Daryl Sabara are expecting their second child together this year (2023).

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