justin timberlake

Quick Summary

Full Name Justin Randall Timberlake
Nick Names JT, Tennman
Birthday January 31, 1981
Birth Place Memphis, Tennessee
Country United States of America
Age 38
Birth Sign Aquarius
Height 6’1”
Weight 78 Kg
Religion Does not follow religion
Professions Actor, Businessman, Singer, Songwriter
Education E.E. Jeter Elementary School, Millington
Eye color Blue
Hair color Light Brown
Home Town Shelby Forest, Tennessee
Marital Status Married
Spouse Jessica Biel
Children 1 (boy)
Father’s Name Charles Randall Timberlake
Mother’s Name Lynn Harless
Siblings Jonathan and Stephen (half-brothers)
Residence Hollywood Hills
Company Co-owner of AfterMaster
Net worth $230 million
Introduction

Justin Timberlake is a singer-songwriter, actor, dancer and a record producer who was born on 31 of January in 1981, which make him an Aquarius. He was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. His father’s name is Charles Randall Timberlake who was a church Baptist and a choir director and his Lynn Bomer (Harless), who is the owner of the Just-In-Time Entertainment.

He was mostly known for being one of the group members and a 90’s teen heartthrob from the pop group band known as NSYNC. After the band boke up, Justin went solo and released his own album called Justified in 2002. He showed the world that is could stand against all odds when he won the Grammy for the same album.

Aside from an early and dedicated singing career, he is also among the best actors currently in Hollywood. His debut movie was called Model Behavior in 1999. He launched his acting career when he appeared in a 2006 movie called the Alpha Dog. He went on to prove is acting chops in a hit 2010 movie The Social Network. The movie was nominated for the Oscars in eight categories and won in the three of those categories. Timberlake also played the role of the lead actor in the 2011 movie In time.

Early Life

Timberlake took birth in Memphis, Tennessee on the 31st of January in 1981 to parents, the father Charles Randall “Randy” Timberlake and the mother Lynn Bomer. He spent most of his childhood growing up in Shelby Forest, Tennessee. He grew up singing choir in his father’s church. Most of his family members included many musicians where he got nurtured in his talent.

His grandfather introduced him to songs from one of the best singers of the early ages such as Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. His father also introduced him to the songs by the bands likes The Eagles and Queen. The was mostly drawn to the song genre blues, rock and pop.

In 1985 his parents got divorced and his both his father and mother had another marriage but they still remain close. He has two half-brothers, namely Jonathan and Stephen.

Education

 Justin Timberlake went to E.E. Jeter Elementary School in Millington. He left the elementary school and stared to get homeschooled from then on. Timberlake passed and got a degree from the homeschooling.

Timberlake didn’t go to college so he doesn’t have a college degree. Recently, in year 2019, He received an honorary Doctor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music.

Career

Timberlake actually rose to fame as one of the hottest members of the popular boyband, NSYNC in the late 90’s. The debut album of the bad sold over a 11 million copies world wide and the second album sold 2.4 million copies in just the first week.

Back then, NSYNC was a very successful boyband ever to exist. They performed at the Superbowl and the Olympics. However, the band broke up in the early 2000 and Justin went on to pursue his solo career.

The solo career was even a bigger hit than the band and was a huge success. Timberlake released several albums that sold millions of copies each worldwide. He also starred in number of hit films that include Friends with Benefits, In Time where he took on the lead role and the Oscar award nominated and winner, The Social Network.

TV shows & Movies

Although primarily singer and song-writer in profession, Justine Timber lake has a history of acting and has appeared in many tv shows and movies.

Year TV Shows & Movies
2000 Longshot
2000 Model Behavior
2005 Edison
2006 Alpha
2006 Black Snake Moan
2007 Southland Tales
2007 Shrek the Third
2008 The Love Guru
2009 The Open Road
2010 The Social Media
2010 Yogi Bear
2011 Bad Teacher
2011 Friends with Benefits
2011 In Time
2010 Trouble with the Curve
2013 Runner Runner
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis
2016 Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids
2016 Trolls
2017 Wonder Wheel
2020 Trolls World Tour
Discography
Year Albums
2002 Justified
2006 Future Sex/Love Sounds
2013 The 20/20 Experience part 1
2013 The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2
2018 Man of the Woods
Literatures

He wrote his first ever book Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See in Front of Me on the 10th of August, 2018. The book actually launched in 30th of the October of that same year. The book covers some of the on and off camera candid images and the singer’s early life and inspiration for songs. According to the publisher of the book, Harper Collins, the book includes a “collection of anecdotes, reflections and observation on his life and work”.

Awards and Nominations

Justin Timberlake has achieved success and has been received awards and nominations in his singing career as well as his acting career.

Academy Awards USA

2017 Nominee Best Achievements on Music Written for Motion Pictures

Golden Globes USA

2017 Nominee Best Original Song – Motion Picture
2014 Nominee Best Original Song _ Motion Picture

Prime time Emmy Awards

2013 Nominee Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
2011 Winner Outstanding original Music and Lyrics Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
  Nominee Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
2009 Winner Outstanding Guest actor in a Comedy Series
  Nominee Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics
2007 Winner Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

ASCAP Film and TV Music Awards

2017 Winner Top Box Office Films

BET Awards

2014 Nominee Best Male R&B/Pop Artist Best Collaboration
2003 Nominee Best R&B Artist

Billboard Music Awards

2017 Nominee Top Sales Artist

Brit Awards

2014 Nominee International Male Solo Artist

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards      

2014 Nominee Best Song

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2011 Nominee Best Ensemble

World Soundtrack Awards

2017 Nominee Best Original Song Written Directly for a Film

UK MV Awards

2018 Winner Best Live Video

Teen Choice Awards

2016 Nominee Song for a Movie or a TV Show
2013 Nominee Choice Male Artist Choice Music: Love Song Choice Summer Music Star: Male Choice Summer Tour
2012 Nominee Choice Movie Actor: Drama
2011 Winner Choice Movie Actor: Comedy
  Nominee Choice Animated Movie: Voice Choice Movie: Male Scene Stealer Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male Choice Summer Movie Star – Male
2010 Nominee Choice Red Carpet Fashion Icon – Male
2009 Nominee Choice Music: hook-up Song
2007 Winner Choice Movie: Breakout Male
2003 Winner Choice Summer Tour
Dating History
Year Affairs/Girlfriends
1994-1996 Danielle Ditto
1996 Fergie
1996-1998 Veronica Finn
1999-2002 Britney Spears
2000 Nicole Appleton
2002 Jenna Dewan Tatum
2002 Alyssa Milano
2003 Emme Bunton
2003-2006 Cameron Diaz
2003 Tatyana Ali
2007-Present Jessica Biel
Personal Life

Justin Timberlake had quite a buzz when used to date Popular singers and actresses like Britney Spears and Cameron Diaz. In 2007 however, he started dating the actress Jessica Biel. Their on and off relationship lasted several years. At last the couple decided to get married in October 2012 in Puglia, Italy. They soon had a baby boy and they named him Silas Randall Timberlake in April 2015.

Timberlake also opened several restaurants, started a clothing line and participated in humanitarian efforts in Tennessee in addition to his music and acing careers.

Controversies

There aren’t many controversies around the famed pop star. He only had to face a minor controversial period in his singing and acting careers.

The Wardrobe Malfunction

One of the major controversies he had was the time when he accidentally tore down Janet Jackson’s dress while performing in the half-time in the Super Bowl XXXX VIII. The act was supposed to be that Timberlake was to pull the dress in a way just to show the red lace of her strap. But due to a wardrobe malfunction, the dress just fell down and Jackson’s breasts showed briefly. Because of this he had to give a written apology to attend the Grimmie’s.

Net worth

Justin Timberlake is considered one of the most successful artists and also one of the richest artists in the world. The has succeeded in acting, as well as the group music and solo music.

As of 2019, Justin Timberlake’s net worth is supposed to be $230 million.

Fun Facts of Justin Timberlake

  • Justin Timberlake sang at the Grand Ole Opry when he was only 10.
  • Justin was homeschooled after only studying till sixth grade in an elementary school.
  • Justin was one of the lead vocalists in the boy-band NSYNC where he was the youngest member of the band. NSYNC was one of the bestselling bands of that time.
  • He took guitar lessons for only three months and started to teach himself because he got bored.
  • He was listed as The Most Influential Person twice, in the years 2007 and 2013 by the Time magazine
  • After he broke up with is then girlfriend Britney Spears, he wrote one of his hit songs Cry me a River.

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