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Justin Timberlake is an award winning American singer, actor and songwriter

InformationDetail
BirthdayJanuary 31, 1981
NationalityAmerican
FamousSinger-songwriter, Child Prodigies, Democrats, Singers, ISFP
IdeologiesDemocrats
City/StateTennessee
SpousesJessica Biel
SiblingsJonathan, Laura Katherine, Steven
Known asJustin Timberlake
Universities
  • NA
Birth PlaceMemphis
Height185cm
GenderMale
FatherRandy Timberlake
MotherLynn
Net Worth$230 million as of 2017
Sun SignAquarius
Born inMemphis
Famous asAmerican singer-songwriter

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Who is Justin Randall Timberlake?

Six times Grammy Award winner and 20 times Grammy Award nominated singer, Justin Timberlake is one of the most popular and commercially successful singers across the world. He is one of the bestselling artists, whose albums have topped the charts and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He rose to fame as the youngest member and lead singer of the boy band ‘N Sync’, which is considered the third best-selling boy band in the music industry. He later went on to pursue a solo career and released the bestselling albums ‘Justified’, ‘FutureSex/Love Sounds’ and the recent album ‘The 20/20 Experience’. Widely regarded as the ‘prince of pop music’, Timberlake has established himself as one of the ‘A list’ celebrities in the entertainment industry. With an estimated net worth of $100 million, Timberlake is one of the wealthiest stars in the American music industry. He is also an up-coming actor who has appeared in films like ‘The Social Network, ‘Friends With Benefits’, ‘Alpha Dog’, ‘Black Snake Moan’ and ‘Richard Kelly's Southland Tales. To learn more interesting facts about his childhood, personal life and professional achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.

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Childhood & Early Life

Justin Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn Harless and Randall Timberlake and was raised as a Baptist.

At the age of 11, he played the role of the country music singer ‘Justin Randall’ on the TV show, ‘Star Search’.

From 1993 to 1994, he was a cast member of the Walt Disney TV show ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’

In 1995, he became a part of the American boy band ‘N Sync’ which was organised by manager, Lou Pearlman.

Career

In 1996, ‘N Sync’ released their first single titled ‘I Want You Back’, which was a major hit that year and topped the charts.

In 1998, ‘N Sync’ came out with their debut album ‘*NSYNC’, the album featured the hit single ‘Tearin Up My Heart’.

In the year 2000, he made his debut as an actor with the ABC television movie ‘Model Behaviour’, directed by Maggie Lawson.

The rise of his stardom, lead to problems within the band ‘N Sync’, which eventually led to the break-up of the band.

In August 2002, he performed at the MTV Video Music Awards, where his debut solo single ‘Like I Love You’ was premiered.

In November 2002, his debut solo studio album ‘Justified’ was released. The album featured the hit singles, ‘Like I Love You’ and ‘Cry Me a River’.

In 2003, he went on the ‘Justified/Stripped Tour’ with Christina Aguilera and recorded the song ‘I'm Lovin' It’. The same year he was featured on Nelly’s song ‘Work It’.

In 2005, he played the role of journalist ‘Joshua Pollack’ in the American thriller ‘Edison Force’.

He was seen in films like ‘Alpha Dog’, ‘Black Snake Moan’, ‘Richard Kelly's Southland Tales’ and also appeared as young Elton John in the song ‘This Train Don't Stop There Anymore’.

In 2006, he made a cameo appearance in the video for Nelly Furtado and Timberland’s single, ‘Promiscuous’.

On September 12, 2006, his second solo album titled ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ was released. The album featured the all-time hit songs ‘What Goes Around... Comes Around’ and ‘SexyBack’.

In 2007, he made an appearance in 50 Cents album, Cutis and he also co-wrote, produced and offered vocals for the songs ‘Nite Runner’ and ‘Falling Down’ for Duran Duran's album ‘Red Carpet Massacre’.

In 2010, he appeared as ‘Sean Parker’, the founder of ‘Napster’ in the David Fincher film ‘The Social Network’.

In 2011, he starred in the film ‘Friends with Benefits’ alongside Mila Kunis. The film was a major box office hit.

In 2013, his third studio album ‘The 20/20 Experience’ was released, the album was one of his best-selling albums.

Major Works

His song ‘Cry Me a River’ won him a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2004. The ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine ranked the song at number 20 on its list of ‘100 Best Songs of the 2000s’.

His album ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ received several Grammy Award nominations and sold over ten million copies worldwide. The album was peaked at the number one position on the Billboard 200.

Awards & Achievements

In 2004, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ for the album ‘Justified’ and won another Grammy for the song ‘Cry me a River’.

In 2007, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Dance Recording’ for the song ‘SexyBack’ and won another Grammy for ‘Best Rap/Sung Collaboration’ for ‘My Love’.

In 2008, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Male Pop Vocal Performance’ for the song ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’ and won another Grammy in the category, ‘Best Dance Recording’ for ‘Love Stoned’.

Personal Life & Legacy

In 1999, he started dating Britney Spears and they were in a relationship until March 2002.

In 2003, he became romantically involved with actress Cameron Diaz and the couple broke-up in 2006.

In 2007, he started dating actress Jessica Biel and they got married in 2012. In 2008, he announced that he suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive–compulsive disorder.

Trivia

His song I'm Lovin' It’ was the inspiration behind the Mc Donald’s I'm Lovin' It’ campaign. He was paid an estimated royalty of $6 million for this.

In 2004, this famous singer tore off a part of Janet Jacksons black leather costume during the halftime of the ‘Super Bowl XXXVIII.

This Grammy Award winning singer once pushed a 15 year old girl against the wall and shouted at her because she said that he was not as cute as singer JC Chasez.

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Justin Randall Timberlake awards

YearNameAward

Primetime Emmy Awards

2011Outstanding Original Music and LyricsSaturday Night Live (1975)
2011Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2009Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy SeriesSaturday Night Live (1975)
2007Outstanding Original Music and LyricsSaturday Night Live (1975)

ASCAP Film And Television Music Awards

2017Top Box Office FilmsTrolls (2016)

Grammy Awards

2017Best Song Written for Visual MediaTrolls (2016)
2014Best Rap/Sung CollaborationWinner
2014Best R&B SongWinner
2008Best Male Pop Vocal PerformanceWinner
2008Best Dance RecordingWinner
2007Best Rap/Sung CollaborationWinner
2007Best Dance RecordingWinner
2004Best Pop Vocal AlbumWinner

MTV Video Music Awards

2013Video of the YearJustin Timberlake: Mirrors (2013)
2007Male Artist of the YearWinner
2007Quadruple Threat of the YearWinner
2003Best Male VideoJustin Timberlake: Cry Me a River (2002)
2003Best Pop VideoJustin Timberlake: Cry Me a River (2002)
2003Best Dance VideoJustin Timberlake: Rock Your Body (2003)

People's Choice Awards

2017Favorite Male ArtistWinner
2017Favorite SongWinner
2014Favorite Male ArtistWinner
2014Favorite R&B ArtistWinner
2014Favorite AlbumWinner

Justin Randall Timberlake biography timelines

  • // 31st Jan 1981
    Justin Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to Lynn Harless and Randall Timberlake and was raised as a Baptist.
  • // 1992
    At the age of 11, he played the role of the country music singer ‘Justin Randall’ on the TV show, ‘Star Search’.
  • // 1993 To 1994
    From 1993 to 1994, he was a cast member of the Walt Disney TV show ‘The Mickey Mouse Club’
  • // 1995
    In 1995, he became a part of the American boy band ‘N Sync’ which was organised by manager, Lou Pearlman.
  • // 1996
    In 1996, ‘N Sync’ released their first single titled ‘I Want You Back’, which was a major hit that year and topped the charts.
  • // 1998
    In 1998, ‘N Sync’ came out with their debut album ‘*NSYNC’, the album featured the hit single ‘Tearin Up My Heart’.
  • // 1999 To 2002
    In 1999, he started dating Britney Spears and they were in a relationship until March 2002.
  • // 2000
    In the year 2000, he made his debut as an actor with the ABC television movie ‘Model Behaviour’, directed by Maggie Lawson.
  • // 2002
    In November 2002, his debut solo studio album ‘Justified’ was released. The album featured the hit singles, ‘Like I Love You’ and ‘Cry Me a River’.
  • // Aug 2002
    In August 2002, he performed at the MTV Video Music Awards, where his debut solo single ‘Like I Love You’ was premiered.
  • // 2003
    In 2003, he went on the ‘Justified/Stripped Tour’ with Christina Aguilera and recorded the song ‘I'm Lovin' It’. The same year he was featured on Nelly’s song ‘Work It’.
  • // 2003 To 2006
    In 2003, he became romantically involved with actress Cameron Diaz and the couple broke-up in 2006.
  • // 2004
    His song ‘Cry Me a River’ won him a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2004. The ‘Rolling Stone’ magazine ranked the song at number 20 on its list of ‘100 Best Songs of the 2000s’.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ for the album ‘Justified’ and won another Grammy for the song ‘Cry me a River’.
  • // 2005
    In 2005, he played the role of journalist ‘Joshua Pollack’ in the American thriller ‘Edison Force’.
  • // 2006
    In 2006, he made a cameo appearance in the video for Nelly Furtado and Timberland’s single, ‘Promiscuous’.
  • // 12th Sep 2006
    On September 12, 2006, his second solo album titled ‘FutureSex/LoveSounds’ was released. The album featured the all-time hit songs ‘What Goes Around... Comes Around’ and ‘SexyBack’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, he made an appearance in 50 Cents album, Cutis and he also co-wrote, produced and offered vocals for the songs ‘Nite Runner’ and ‘Falling Down’ for Duran Duran's album ‘Red Carpet Massacre’.
  • // 2007
    In 2007, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Dance Recording’ for the song ‘SexyBack’ and won another Grammy for ‘Best Rap/Sung Collaboration’ for ‘My Love’.
  • // 2007 To 2012
    In 2007, he started dating actress Jessica Biel and they got married in 2012. In 2008, he announced that he suffers from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive–compulsive disorder.
  • // 2008
    In 2008, he won the Grammy Award in the category, ‘Best Male Pop Vocal Performance’ for the song ‘What Goes Around Comes Around’ and won another Grammy in the category, ‘Best Dance Recording’ for ‘Love Stoned’.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, he appeared as ‘Sean Parker’, the founder of ‘Napster’ in the David Fincher film ‘The Social Network’.
  • // 2011
    In 2011, he starred in the film ‘Friends with Benefits’ alongside Mila Kunis. The film was a major box office hit.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, his third studio album ‘The 20/20 Experience’ was released, the album was one of his best-selling albums.

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    Justin Randall Timberlake's mother is Lynn

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