Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor born on March 1, 1994. He became a pop sensation after being discovered by Scooter Braun in 2008 and signed to RBMG Records with the help of Usher. Bieber’s career took off with his debut EP “My World” in 2009 making him a teen idol.

His first full album “My World 2.0” in 2010 topped the US charts making him the youngest solo male artist to do so in almost 50 years. The song “Baby” featuring Ludacris became one of the best-selling singles ever. He continued with success in albums like “Under the Mistletoe” (2011) and “Believe” (2012) which included acoustic versions that set records on the Billboard charts.

In 2015, Justin Bieber shifted to EDM music with “Where Are Ü Now” winning a Grammy. His album “Purpose” (2015) produced three number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and he made UK chart history with these hits. He continued to dominate charts with guest appearances on songs like “I’m the One” (2017) and “Despacito” (2017).

His 2019 hit “10000 Hours” won a Grammy showcasing his versatility across genres. “Changes” (2020) and “Justice” (2021) also reached number one with “Justice” breaking Elvis Presley’s record for the youngest solo artist with eight US number-one albums.

Bieber is one of the best-selling artists ever with over 150 million records sold globally and multiple prestigious awards including Grammys Junos and Billboard Music Awards. He has been named one of Time’s most influential people and featured on Forbes’ list of powerful celebrities multiple times.

Full NameJustin Drew Bieber
Date of BirthMarch 1, 1994
Place of BirthLondon, Ontario, Canada
OccupationSinger, Songwriter
Height5′ 8″ (175 cm)
SpouseHailey Bieber
Children1
Net Worth$300 million

Justin Bieber’s Early Life and Education

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in London Ontario. He grew up in Stratford raised by his mother Pattie Mallette as his parents split up shortly after he was born. Pattie worked hard in low-paying jobs to support Justin with help from her mother and stepfather. Justin’s father Jeremy Jack Bieber remained in touch with him over the years.

Justin Bieber’s family background includes French-Canadian, Irish, English, Scottish and German roots. In 2012, he mentioned having Indigenous heritage which sparked some criticism for perpetuating stereotypes about Indigenous people.

Justin has three younger half-siblings through his father Jeremy and Jeremy’s former partner Erin Wagner. They have two children together Jazmyn and Jaxon. Jeremy later married Chelsey and they have a daughter named Bay. Justin also has a stepsister named Allie from his stepmother.

During his school years in Stratford Justin attended several schools including Jeanne Sauvé Catholic School and Bedford Public School for French-language immersion and later St. Michael Catholic Secondary School where he graduated with top grades in 2012.

Growing up Justin Bieber learned to play multiple musical instruments including the piano drums guitar and trumpet. His journey into music started early when he performed Ne-Yo’s “So Sick” at a local singing competition at age 12 gaining attention after his mother posted videos of his performances on YouTube. He also played guitar outside the Avon Theatre in Stratford during tourism season.

Career

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Bieber’s journey to fame started unexpectedly when Scooter Braun once an executive at So So Def Recordings stumbled upon one of Bieber’s YouTube videos by accident while looking for another singer’s clips. Impressed by Bieber’s talent Braun tracked him down at a theater performance and eventually convinced Bieber’s mom despite initial hesitations about Braun’s Jewish background to let him work with Bieber. At just 13 Bieber went to Atlanta with Braun to record demos catching the attention of Usher shortly after.

Usher along with Braun signed Bieber to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG). There was competition from Justin Timberlake but Usher won the bid leading to Bieber being signed to Island Records through a joint venture with RBMG. Under the guidance of his new team, Bieber released his first single “One Time” which gained popularity in Canada and the US. This success paved the way for his debut album “My World” featuring hits like “One Less Lonely Girl” and “Love Me” which all did well on the charts.

Justin Bieber’s career continued to soar with his album “My World 2.0” which debuted at number one in many countries including the US. The album included the smash hit “Baby” featuring Ludacris which further solidified Bieber’s status as a global pop sensation. He embarked on his first headlining tour and appeared in various TV shows and events showcasing his growing influence and popularity.

The momentum continued with Bieber’s involvement in charity work and high-profile performances including at the White House and on SNL. His popularity surged further with the release of his 3D concert film “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” which broke box office records for music documentaries.

As Bieber’s fame skyrocketed he also ventured into other projects like his acoustic album and his first book. His second studio album “Under the Mistletoe” marked his successful entry into the holiday music scene topping charts and further expanding his fanbase.

Throughout this early phase of his career, Bieber’s journey from YouTube sensation to global superstar was marked by his talent strategic partnerships, and a rapidly growing fan base that eagerly anticipated each new release and appearance.

In late 2011, Justin Bieber started working on his third album called Believe. He announced the first single “Boyfriend” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March 2012. It quickly rose to number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 selling over 521000 digital copies in its first week just behind the number one spot due to limited availability on iTunes. “Boyfriend” also became Bieber’s first number-one single in Canada.

Around this time Bieber featured on Far East Movement’s “Live My Life” and released promotional singles from Believe like “Die in Your Arms” and “All Around the World.” His album released in June 2012 showed a shift from his earlier teen pop sound to include more dance-pop and R&B influences. Believe debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and sold 57000 copies in its first week in Canada.

During the Believe Tour starting in September 2012, Bieber announced a new acoustic album titled Believe Acoustic which topped the Billboard 200 upon release in January 2013 making him the youngest artist with five number-one albums in the US.

Despite these successes, Bieber faced criticism for his hosting of Saturday Night Live and encountered health issues during a concert in London leading to a hospital visit. He also collaborated on several songs and was featured in various music videos and projects throughout 2013.

In 2015, Justin Bieber’s career gained momentum again with the release of “Where Are Ü Now” earning him his first Grammy Award. He continued to dominate the charts with hits like “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry” from his album Purpose which also topped the Billboard 200.

Purpose propelled Bieber to new heights setting records for his singles and earning multiple Grammy nominations. The album’s success was marked by his Purpose World Tour which grossed $257 million and had 2.8 million attendees over 162 shows.

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

In subsequent years, Bieber continued to collaborate on hit songs like “Despacito” and “I’m the One.” He also made appearances at events like Coachella and the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game showcasing his versatility beyond music.

Overall Justin Bieber’s journey from a teenage pop sensation to a mature artist with chart-topping hits and Grammy wins solidified his place in the music industry as one of the most influential artists of his generation.

On December 24, 2019, Bieber announced he would release his fifth album and go on tour in 2020. The first single “Yummy” came out on January 3, 2020, hitting number two on the Billboard Hot 100. On December 31, 2019, he also dropped a trailer for a YouTube series called Justin Bieber: Seasons which focused on his life after taking a break from music, his marriage, and dealing with Lyme disease. The series became a hit breaking records for YouTube Originals.

Appearing on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on January 28 2020 Bieber confirmed his fifth album “Changes” would come out on February 14, 2020. He released “Get Me” and “Intentions” featuring Quavo as singles beforehand. “Changes” debuted at number one in both the UK and US making Bieber the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number-one albums in the US.

In 2020 Bieber collaborated with Ariana Grande on “Stuck with U” a charity single for COVID-19 responders which topped the charts. He also featured on tracks with Jaden, DJ Khaled, and Chance the Rapper. Bieber continued to release new music and in 2021 dropped singles like “Anyone” performed a special concert on TikTok and announced his album “Justice.”

“Justice” was a huge success debuting at number one and including hits like “Peaches.” This made Bieber the youngest solo artist to have eight number-one albums in the US and the first male act to debut his first six albums at number one on the Billboard 200.

Bieber didn’t slow down in 2021 surprising fans with the gospel-inspired EP “Freedom” and performing at major events like the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and the Jingle Bell Ball. He also released collaborations with artists like Juice Wrld and Bryson Tiller.

In 2022, Justin Bieber continued to dominate setting a record for the most Spotify listeners in a month and releasing new singles like “Attention” and “Ghost.” His song “Up at Night” with Kehlani and performances at Coachella kept him in the spotlight.

Bieber’s influence extended beyond music as he sold his music rights for over $200 million and declined a headline spot at Coachella to focus on his seventh studio album. He kept surprising fans with new tracks and collaborations throughout 2023 solidifying his status as a pop icon.

Net Worth

Justin Bieber has an estimated net worth of $300 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The main source of Justin Bieber’s net worth is his music career. He makes a lot of money from album sales, streaming, concerts, and tours. He also earns from endorsements, merchandise, and other business ventures.

Personal life

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Bieber lives in the United States and holds an O-1 visa which is for people with extraordinary skills or achievements. He has said he’s not interested in becoming a US citizen and loves Canada, especially its healthcare system. However, reports say he started the process of becoming a US citizen after marrying Hailey Baldwin in 2018. Bieber owns a $26 million home in Beverly Hills California and also has a house by a lake in Ontario.

In terms of relationships, Justin Bieber’s father Jeremy Bieber used to work as a carpenter and do mixed martial arts. He didn’t always live with Justin but has recently been more involved in his life.

Over the years Bieber has been in various relationships. He dated Caitlin Beadles from 2008 to 2009 and remained friends; she even attended his wedding. His on-and-off relationship with Selena Gomez from 2010 to 2018 was well-known with several of his songs reflecting their time together. He also dated Sofia Richie briefly in 2016.

Justin Bieber got engaged to Hailey Baldwin in July 2018 briefly dated her in 2015 and then reconciled before getting married. They initially had a civil marriage but later had an official ceremony in South Carolina in 2019. They announced in 2024 that they were expecting their first child.

Justin Bieber is a devout Christian who often talks about his faith. He was baptized in 2014 and has been vocal about his religious beliefs influencing his life and decisions. He attends Churchome an evangelical church and has participated in worship events.

Regarding his views on social issues, Justin Bieber has expressed support for women’s rights to choose regarding abortion and has opposed policies like the Trump administration’s family separation policy. He has also supported LGBT youth through projects like the It Gets Better Project.

Bieber has faced various challenges with mental health including depression and anxiety which he has been open about. He has also struggled with addiction and health issues such as Lyme disease and Ramsay Hunt syndrome which affected his ability to perform and led to tour cancellations.

Philanthropy

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Bieber is involved in several charities and has supported various causes over the years. He’s been a big advocate for Pencils of Promise a charity that builds schools in developing countries. Bieber not only promotes their work but also manages campaigns like the one in Guatemala. He raises awareness through ads and promises to visit schools that raise the most funds.

He’s also supported other causes. In 2010 he encouraged fans to adopt pets from shelters with PETA. He even donated his hair which sold for $40000 to benefit animal rescue. After the earthquake and tsunami in Japan Bieber donated concert proceeds to the Japanese Red Cross.

Justin Bieber has a history of giving back. In 2011 he donated $100000 to a school in Las Vegas serving low-income families. He’s supported Charity: Water which provides clean water in developing countries and has used his birthday to raise funds for different causes.

In 2013, Bieber launched the #GiveBackPhilippines campaign to help typhoon victims raising $3 million and earning a star on the Philippine Walk of Fame. He’s also supported Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Alzheimer’s Association and Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas.

More recently, Justin Bieber donated $100000 to a fan working in mental health awareness and supported COVID-19 relief efforts in China. He collaborated on the song “Stuck With U” donating proceeds to First Responders Children’s Foundation during the pandemic.

In 2021, Justin Bieber visited a California prison with his wife and expressed support for inmates and their families affected by COVID-19 restrictions. He described the visit as life-changing and committed to providing transportation for families to visit their loved ones.

Throughout his career, Bieber has used his platform to make a positive impact on various communities and causes worldwide.

Legal issues

Justin Bieber Biography, Career, Net Worth, And Other Interesting Facts

Justin Bieber faced multiple legal issues before his first arrest in 2014. He got into trouble for reckless driving in his neighborhood in 2012 and was accused of vandalism in Brazil in 2013. In early 2014 he was accused of throwing eggs at a neighbor’s house in California causing significant damage. Later that month he was arrested in Miami Beach for driving under the influence (DUI) driving with an expired license and resisting arrest without violence.

Bieber admitted to consuming alcohol marijuana and prescription drugs. Despite these incidents, he reflected on his behavior in 2021 urging fans to seek forgiveness and grow positively.

Following his DUI arrest over 270000 people signed a petition asking for Bieber’s deportation from the US but the Obama administration didn’t comment on the matter. Legal experts noted that DUI typically isn’t grounds for deportation.

In another controversy, Justin Bieber faced criticism in 2013 for a guestbook comment at the Anne Frank House which some saw as insensitive. Despite this the Anne Frank House defended him highlighting his genuine interest in Anne’s story.

In 2014, Justin Bieber faced charges for vandalism in California after throwing eggs at his neighbor’s home. He accepted a plea deal that included probation anger management classes and community service.

That same year he settled the DUI case with a plea deal involving fines courses on anger management and drunken driving impact and a charity donation.

In September 2014, Justin Bieber was arrested in Ontario for assault and dangerous driving after an ATV collision. He blamed the paparazzi for the incident.

Over the years Bieber has also faced legal issues in Toronto and Argentina including allegations of assault though some charges were dropped or settled.

Reflecting on his past actions in 2015 Bieber acknowledged his mistakes and expressed a desire to be kinder and gentler.

In 2014 videos from his teenage years surfaced showing him making offensive jokes for which he later apologized.

In 2017, Justin Bieber was banned from performing in China due to his “badly behaved” image as stated by Chinese authorities.

In 2020 he faced sexual assault allegations which he vehemently denied with evidence that contradicted the accusations.