Justin Timberlake Biography
|Celebrated Name:||Justin Timberlake|
|Birth Name:||Justin Randall Timberlake|
|Birth Date:||January 31, 1981|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Height:||185 cm / 1.85 m|
|Weight:||76 kg / 168 lbs|
|Spouse (Name):||Jessica Biel|
|Profession:||Songwriter, singer, actor, and record producer|
|Net Worth:||$250 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2020|
Justin Timberlake is a well-known singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is sometimes called by his initials JT. His first screen debut was when he appeared as a child on the TV shows “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” and “Star Search”. He rose to stardom, when he became one of the vocalists in the band NSYNC. Since he made his singing debut till now, Justin Timberlake net worth 2020 is estimated to be $250 million.
His career kicked off, when he released his first album titled “Justified” in 2002. The album had singles like “Rock Your Body” and “Cry Me a River” which earned him his two Grammys. Then, he released his second album “FutureSex/LoveSounds” in 2006 which topped the United States Billboard 200. The album singles such as “My Love”, “SexyBack”, and so on, were on the Hot 100 chart that year. Timberlake’s first two albums sold more than 10 million copies which established him as a global act.
He made his acting debut in 2008 putting a pause on his music. He appeared in films such as “Friends with Benefit”, “The Social Network”, “In Time”, and “Bad Teacher”. Timberlake resumed his music again in 2013 with the release of two albums. He released “The 20/20 Experience” which became the best selling album that year in the United States. Justin has made a huge success as a solo artist selling more than 56 million singles and 32 million albums worldwide. He is one of the world’s best-selling artists.
Also, Justin has received several awards and accolades such as 4 Emmy, 9 Billboard Music, 10 Grammys, and 3 Brit. He also has an Icon award from the songwriter’s Hall of Fame. In 2007 and 2013 respectively, he was named by Time as one of the most 100 influential people in the world.
Justin Timberlake Childhood
Justin Randall Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Charles Randall Timberlake and Lynn Bomar Harless on the 31st of January, 1981. He was raised in a small community called Shelby Forest. His parents divorced and his father went to marry another woman called Lisa Perry. The marriage gave Justin three half-siblings named Jonathan born in 1993, Laura Kathleen born in 1997 but died after birth and then, Stephen born in 1998.
It was his grandfather who first introduced him to country singers like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. He started performing as a child, singing country and gospel music. When he was just 11 years, he appeared on the show “Star Search” as Justin Randall. Then, from 1993 to 1994, he appeared on the kid show “Mickey Mouse Club” alongside people like Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Ryan Gosling, Keri Russel, and JC Chasez.
Justin Timberlake Career
The main source of Justin Timberlake net worth 2020 is his career as a musician. He first started as part of one of the biggest bands in the industry. Justin was among the lead singers of the NSTNC boy band. Then, in 2002, the band took a break and he collaborated with Pharrell Williams to work on music. A year before that, he wrote a song titled “Gone” which he wanted the legendary singer, Michael Jackson to sing. However, Michael turned him down but the band recorded it. Then, Jackson reached out to Justin on the phone and requested to make the record as a duet with him and not the band.
That same year in August, he released his first solo single titled “Like I Love You” as well as his debut album that same year. In 2003, he went on a tour with Aguilera on his album. A year later, while performing on The Super Bowl XXXVII, Justin was performing with Janet Jackson on stage when he mistakenly exposed one of her breasts due to a wardrobe malfunction. After that incident, he took a hiatus on his career and decided to go into acting.
Acting is also another contributor to Justin Timberlake net worth. He made his acting debut in 2006 starring in films such as “Alpha Dog”, “Edison Force”, “Southland Tales” and so on. A year before going into music, he created his own record label named “JayTee Records”. After this, he went ahead to release his second album and collaborated on songs with other big acts. He sang with artists like Madonna, Ciara, Rihanna, and T.I. In 2018, he also released his fifth album titled “Man of the Woods” and also went on tour. The tour was the 6th highest-grossing tour back in 2018.
Some of the prominent movies Justin had appeared in are “The Social Network” in 2010, “Bed Teacher” in 2011, “Friends with Benefits” in 2011, “Wonder Wheel” in 2017, and several more. Justin’s career has been very successful since he made his debut till now. He has made a huge wealth as an entertainer.
Age, Weight, and Height
Justin Timberlake was born in 1981 on January 31, meaning that he is currently 39 years old. He is 1.85 tall and weighs about 76 kg.
Justin Timberlake Net Worth
Justin Timberlake net worth is about $250 million. He has earned millions over his career which has made him one of the richest singers in the world. Having such a huge fortune means the singer will live a luxurious life. He and his wife spent about $6.6 million in 2010 to purchase a house in New York City.
According to Forbes, the singer made about $44 million between 2007 and 2008 from his tours, music, endorsements, and other ventures. He is the 4th best-paid musician in the world. In 2013, he earned about $31 million, making him the 3rd highest paid that year. In 2014, he became the 26th in the Celebrity 100 list earning about $57 million and then he was number 19 in 2015 with about $63 million.
Then in 2017, they both bought a penthouse worth about $20.2 million in Tribecca with about $15,000 monthly payment for taxes and maintenance. Celebrities such as Blake Lively, Harry Styles, and Ryan Reynolds also own condos in the same building. In addition to that, they own landed properties in Hollywood Hills which they bought for $8.3 and they have others in Nashville and Montana.
Justin has been in several of relationships with different big stars in the industry. In 1999, he was dated Britney Spears who is also a singer; but the relationship ended unexpectedly in 2002. The following year, he briefly dated singer Emma Buton. That same year, he got into a relationship with popular actress, Cameron Diaz after they met at Kids Choice Awards. They dated for three years until they called it quit in 2006.
Then, Timberlake began to date Jessica Biel in 2007 and they got engaged in 2011. On the 19th of October, 2012, they both got married in Italy. They welcomed their son, Silas on the 11th of April, 2015. He and his wife are huge and vocal supporters of same-sex marriage.
Although Justin Timberlake net worth 2020 is currently $250 million, there is no doubt it will skyrocket as he progresses in his career. He is mostly called the president of pop, and one of the richest singers in the world.