Real name Justin Randall Timberlake; he is a professional singer, record producer, actor, dancer and a songwriter. Looking at his bio, Justin Timberlake is American by nationality born on January 31, 1981. Considering his date of birth, Justin is at the age of 37 as of now. He was introduced to the television world since his childhood days. He is better known for being the lead vocalist and youngest member of NSYNC. He is a Grammy Award-winning artist too. Many of the people recognize him as the host for SNL where he presented a sketch named “bring it on down to VeganVille” in front of the audiences that became the special treat to vegans. So, Is Justin Timberlake Vegan? Let’s find out in detail about Justin’s wiki and facts below:
Early Life and Education
Timberlake was born in 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee to the parents named Lynn and Charles Randall Timberlake. His father was a Baptist church choir director and therefore Justin Timberlake’s religion is Christianity following his parents’ footstep. He spent his early days in Shelby Forest and is blessed with two half-brothers named Jonathan and Stephen born in 1993 and 1996 respectively. The two brothers are born from the second marriage of Justin father with Lisa Perry. On May 12, 1997, he lost his half-sister named Laura Katherine. The incident was mentioned as “My Angel in Heaven” in the album NSYNC.
Justin’s grandfather was the person who introduced him to the music artist like Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. At the age of eleven, he performed “Justin Randall” on the television show entitled Star Search. He was strongly influenced by rhythm and blues musicians like Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Al Green. He also became the cast member in The Mickey Mouse Club alongside Britney Spears who became his girlfriend after being matured later. The other castmates include JC Chasez, Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera and Keri Russell.
Career and Professional Life
Timberlake was the part of boy band NSYNC which started their career in Europe in 1996. He and Chasez were the lead vocalist for the band. NSYNC released an eponymous studio album in 1998 which made them rose into prominence in the country with more than 11 million copies sold. The album includes a hit song entitled “Tearin’ Up My Heart”.The band released another album named No String Attached in 2000 which made a sales of total 2.4 million copies within the first week. The single “It’s Gonna Be Me” was the part of the album. NSYNC released its third album Celebrity in 2001 which was considered successful. By this time, Justin was able to be recognized internationally and has performed at the Academy Awards, Suoer Bowl and the Olympics with his band. The band holds the record of being the fifth-best-selling boy band with the sales of more than 70 million copies worldwide.
Timberlake performed during the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards in August 2002. The same time, his debut solo single named “Like I Love You” was premiered. The single was placed at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 whereas UK Singles Chart list placed it at number 2. Within the first week, the solo album made more than 439,000 copies.
In 2008, Justin gave more priority to the acting field than music. He made a notable role in the movies like In Time, Bad Teacher, Friends with Benefits and The Social Network. In 2013, Justin returned back to his music career and released his third album The 20/20 Experience following his fourth album The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2. In 2016, he contributed his voice for the lead role in DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls. In 2018, Justin presented his fifth album Man of the Woods.
Till date, Timberlake’s single albums have made more than 32 million copies whereas his singles have mad e-sales of more than 56 million copies globally. For his contribution to the industry, he has received ten Grammy Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards and four Emmy Awards. American weekly news magazine Time has named Justin as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Is Justin Timberlake Vegan? No, he isn’t. Though he is rumored to be vegetarian, he is said to be non-veg as per some online media. He did a “vegan” skit during the Saturday Night Live (SNL).
Moving to his relationship and personal issues, Justin was in the relationship with singer Britney Spears with whom he was cast in The New Mickey Mouse Club. They started dating from early 1999 but unfortunately, the relationship terminated in March 2002. After a year of break up with Spears, he started dating actress Cameron Diaz in April 2003. The couple met during the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and slowly started loving each other. They split at the end of 2006.
Timberlake began the relationship with actress Jessica Biel since early 2007. After a few years of dating, the couple decided to get engaged at the end of 2011. Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake married on October 19, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was organized in Fasano, Italy at the Borgo Egnazia resort. From their conjugal life, the couple welcomed their first child in April 2009 as a son named Silas.
Ten times Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake possesses attractive body stats where he stands at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He weighs 76kg and requires the shoe size of 11. He looks awesome in blue colored eyes and light brown hair. Despite the amazing body measurement, he still fears of spiders. His workout, diet and nutrition chart is still under review.
Salary and Net worth
According to the Bankrate.com, Justin has amassed a net worth amounting to 230 million USD as of April 2017. His earnings are highly influenced by the million sales of his singles and albums. He receives money by performing at the various stage, concert and shows. He has traveled to various countries across the world and has a high demand because of his global fan following. He has made a proper use of his net worth and earnings by spending them on various charity and philanthropy activities as well. He volunteered in Far Rockaway for Hurricane Sandy with his wife. He contributed to raising 2 million USD alongside American rapper Eminem for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack.
Wiki and Facts
Justin’s biography is prepared by almost all of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia and IMDb. He has retained more than 50 million followers in his Instagram profile available @justintimberlake. He is also active on Twitter @jtimberlake where Justin is being followed by more than 66 million followers. His official verified Facebook page is available @justintimberlake where he has garnered about 35 million followers as of now.