Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Biography

Justin Bieber (born 1.3.1994) is a Canadian pop singer, who rose to fame with the release of his debut single, 'One Time'.

Net Worth: Justin Bieber has a net worth of $200 million according to the Celebrity Net Worth in 2016.

Childhood: Justin Bieber was raised by his mother, Pattie Mallette, in Ontario, Canada. At the age of 12, he entered a local singing competition and came second. Bieber went on to teach himself to play the guitar, drums and the trumpet.

With the help of his mother, Bieber then started to post videos on YouTube of his own covers of songs by artists such as Chris Brown, Usher, Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder. These videos were seen by the record company executive Scooter Braun, who flew Bieber to Atlanta to meet and perform in front of Usher. Eventually, he was signed to Island Records. Bieber moved to Atlanta with his mother, so that Justin could work more closely with Usher and Braun.

Career: Justin Bieber's debut album was entitled My World and was released in November 2009. Usher appears as a guest vocalist on the album and also appears in the video for 'One Time'. The track reached number on in Canada and also experienced global success. 'One Time' was followed by the release of singles such as 'One Less Lonely Girl', 'Love Me' and 'Favourite Girl'.

During a promotional tour, Justin Bieber was due to appear at a shopping mall in Long Island, but the visit had to be cancelled when an unexpected crowd of over 3,000 turned up and threatened to breach safety restrictions. A number of Bieber's fans suffered minor injuries n the foray that ensued. The vice-president of Island Records was arrested over the incident, as he was reported to have disadvantaged the police's crowd control efforts. Similarly, Scooter Braun was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal nuisance in relation to the event.

At the Christmas in Washington event, Justin Bieber performed for the US President, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama. He sang 'Someday at Christmas', by Stevie Wonder. A few weeks later, Justin Bieber was one of the guests on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, along with The Black Eyed Peas and Jennifer Lopez. Bieber was also chosen as a presenter at the 52nd Grammy Awards.

Bieber was also asked to perform on the re-recording of 'We Are the World', which was sold to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Among the huge number of artists on the recording were Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Akon, T-Pain, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus.

Justin Bieber's track 'Baby', released in early 2010, features the hip-hop artist Ludacris. In April of that year, Bieber was a guest on Saturday Night Live and was the subject of a comedy skit featuring himself and regular Saturday Night Live comedian Tina Fey.

He released a follow-up to 'My World' entitled 'My World 2.0' in 2010 which top the charts in several countries including the US and Canada. He promoted the release with appearances on 'The View', the 2010 'Kids Choice Awards' and 'The Late Show with David Letterman' among others. Later that year he was a musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live' and he also went on his first headline tour 'the My World Tour'. He achieved rather negative fame when it was revealed that one of Justin Bieber's music videos, 'Baby', had become the most viewed video on YouTube as well as the most hated.

Bieber made his second foray into acting with a role in 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' in a 2010 and 2011 episode. 2011 also saw him star in his own biopic movie 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' directed by Jon Chu. It topped the box office with a $12.4 million gross on its opening and he subsequently released a remix album entitled 'Never Say Never - The Remixes'. That year he released second studio album 'Under the Mistletoe' which again hit number one in the US and Canada.

He started recording his most highly lauded album yet, 'Believe', at the end of 2011 and in 2012 announced on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' that the first single was ' Boyfriend '. It was his first number one hit in Canada and reached number two in the US and UK on its release. 'Believe' itself became a number one in several countries and included collaborations with Darkchild, Hit-Boy, Diplo and Max Martin. He followed it up with his Believe Tour.

In 2013, he released an acoustic version of 'Believe' entitled simply ' Believe Acoustic', and later appeared once again on 'Saturday Night Live'. During his Believe Tour, he collapsed with apparent breathing problems at London's O2 Arena when he was backstage and was rushed to hospital. Another issue arose in London when he arrived 2 hours late for a concert, leaving parents angry and fans extremely upset.

2013 also saw him appear in a remixed version of Michael Jackson's unreleased track 'Slave To The Rhythm', as well as collaborating with Lil Twist and Miley Cyrus in Twist's song 'Twerk'. In October, he began his 'Music Mondays' project, releasing a single every week in the run up to his second movie 'Believe 3D'. 'Heartbreaker' was the first track to be released in this series and all ten were announced to feature in a collection called 'Journals'.

In 2015, Bieber released a new single entitled 'Where Are Ü Now' with Jack ü this saw a change in direction in terms of Bieber's music. In the same year he released his fourth studio album Purpose with the lead single what do you mean? which was his first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber is the youngest male artist to debut at the top of the chart earning him a Guinness World record. A further two singles Sorry and Love Yourself were also released from the album and gained the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 meaning that he was the first male artist to have three number one singles from one album in over a decade. Company is Bieber's fourth single release from this album.

Purpose also debuted at number one in the Billboard 200 and becomes his sixth number one album in the chart.

In 2016, Bieber made a cameo appearance in 'Zoolander No. 2'.

Personal Life: Justin Bieber is a Christian and has previously said that he doesn't believe in abortion and has supported LGBT rights campaigns. His mentor Usher suggested Bieber follow a vegan diet after vomiting on stage in 2012 when he drank milk. He dated Selena Gomez from 2010 to 2012. They briefly re-united but broke up again in 2013.

In 2013, he was attacked by a man in a Toronto nightclub. Security stepped in by Bieber lost his temper and proceeded to launch an angry attack on the man as he was taken to the ground. This is not the only violent scandal Bieber has been involved with; he was caught on camera shouting and attempting to launch himself at a photographer outside his hotel in London that same year. He had also allegedly spat at one of his neighbours following an argument.

Other controversies include the star getting pulled over in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles in 2012, after speeding at more than 100 miles an hour in an apparent bid to lose paparazzi tailing him. He has repeatedly caused anger among his neighbours for his reckless driving. In 2013, a paparazzo named Chris Guerra was run over and killed after attempting to snap Bieber in his Ferrari, however it was not Bieber driving it at that time. He also caused some serious annoyance among fans when he was photographed smoking a joint. He later apologised and even made a joke out of it when he hosted 'Saturday Night Live'.

Bieber had a pet capuchin monkey named Mally confiscated at a German airport when he arrived to play some shows. He caused controversy after apparently abandoning it, leaving it to be re-homed somewhere else. Also in Germany, he visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and caused outrage when he wrote in the guest book, 'Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber.'

In 2014 Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach for suspected driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI), driving with an expired license (over sixth months) and resisting arrest. He stated that he had been smoking cannabis and taking prescription drugs. He was released on the grounds of there being a lack of evidence to support his arrest. 

Justin has been linked to numerous people including Kendell Jenner but in 2016 rumors have emerged that he is dating Hailey Baldwin. That year he also dated Sofia Richie.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Justin Bieber To Be A Big Brother Again As Dad Jeremy Announces New Wife's Pregnancy


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Days after he attended his father’s wedding in Jamaica earlier this week, Justin Bieber has learned that he’s to be a big brother, with dad Jeremy revealing that his new wife, Chelsey Rebelo, is pregnant.

42 year old Jeremy Bieber took to Instagram this week, two days after his wedding, and posted a pic of his new bridge standing by a swimming pool sporting a small-looking baby bump, captioning it: “My beautiful wife and…”

Though they have not confirmed the sex of their unborn child, TMZ reported on Wednesday night (February 21st) that Rebelo is 16 to 20 weeks along with a baby girl.

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Selena Gomez Has Had 'Strained Relationship' With Mom For Three Years


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Selena Gomez’s problems with her mom Mandy Teefey reportedly started long before her reunion with Justin Bieber.

The singer and her mother were believed to be on bad terms after Selena reunited with her ex, but according to E! News, the family’s problems run much deeper than their distrust of Justin.

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Selena Gomez's Mum Not Happy About The Singer Reuniting With Justin Bieber


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The relationship of pop princess Selena Gomez and ‘bad boy’ singer Justin Bieber has not always been smooth sailing and it seems the pair are now officially entering into a "serious" reunion. However, not everyone is happy with that: including the Naturally singer’s mother, Mandy Teefey.

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TMZ reported that 41-year-old Mandy was hospitalised last week following a "heated" debate with her daughter about Selena and Justin giving their on-off relationship a go at being on again.

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Justin Bieber Has The Most Christmassy Vehicle Ever


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Justin Bieber is feeling very Christmassy right now, and proves it by decking out his car with a festive themed body graphic that he's certain makes him the biggest spreader of Yuletide cheer. Well, it's one way to spend your millions, and we think he should make it a tradition.

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The 23-year-old popstar unveiled a newly pimped out Mercedes-Benz G-Class on his Instagram story on Saturday (December 16th 2017), after he was allegedly told that he wasn't showing enough Christmas spirit. That told them.

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Justin Bieber's Manager Told He Was 'crazy'


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Justin Bieber's manager has admitted he was told he was ''crazy'' for wanting to sign the YouTube star in 2009.

Scooter Braun discovered the international star online almost a decade ago, and alongside Usher, the pair helped to launch the Canadian hunk's career, although they were warned off the idea at the time.

Speaking to Billboard magazine about how the music industry has changed over the years, he said: ''When I started, everyone told me that I was crazy to sign an act [Bieber] off of YouTube.

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Justin Bieber gets take away from Joans On Third - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 30th October 2017

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Selena Gomez And Justin Bieber Have Put Aside Their Differences


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Selena Gomez appears to have a new lease of life now that she's recovered from her kidney transplant, and she has even reconciled with her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber. They've been seen having a friendly catch-up, though there doesn't appear to be any romantic feeling between them.

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Yesterday (October 29th 2017), Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were seen chatting across a table at JOi Cafe in Westlake Village, Los Angeles enjoying a couple of smoothies over breakfast. TMZ snapped them, while an onlooker revealed to another publication that things between them seen 'lighthearted'.

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Marilyn Manson Unveils Justin Bieber's Apologetic Texts


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We wouldn't have thought that Marilyn Manson and Justin Bieber would get on particularly well anyway, given that they are as opposite as opposites can be, but it seems their celebrity feud over a T-shirt design has finally come to an end, and the text messages prove it.

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The 48-year-old shock rocker was less than happy when the 23-year-old told him that he made Manson 'relevant again', and even less happy that Justin used his face on his own T-shirt range. But the pair are as cool as ever after an exchange of texts that saw Justin apologise profusely.

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Marilyn Manson And Justin Bieber Feud Breaks Out Over T-Shirt Image Rights


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One of the more bizarre celebrity feuds of 2017 has broken out online, with polar musical extremes Justin Bieber and Marilyn Manson airing a dispute in the press over a T-shirt as the latter delivered a scathing interview about the Biebs.

The fracas began when Bieber began using Manson’s image on the front of a $195 Barney’s T-shirt — the phrase “Bigger Than Satan… Bieber” embroidered on the back, which went on sale back in July 2016. Designed by Jerry Lorenzo, the shirt (which is available without the Bieber graffiti for just $19), was held out as having been created with Manson’s permission.

“Thank you Marilyn Manson for signing off on the ‘Bigger than Satan’ x Justin Bieber tee,” Lorenzo wrote on Instagram in the summer of 2016. “Thanks for understanding our approach and re-interpretation of your vision. Never would of thought printing on my vintage T-shirt collection would take us this far.”

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Rita Ora Is Tired Of Hearing Despacito


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Rita Ora has grown bored of listening to 'Despacito'.

The chart-topping Brit made the confession during a game of Billboard's series '1 Has 2 Go', in which she's given a number of song options and has to decide to cut one particular record.

Given a choice between Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's 'Despacito', DJ Khaled's 'Wild Thoughts', and Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You', Rita made what was, perhaps, a rather surprising decision.

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Insta-Hackers Post Nude Biebs On Selena Gomez's Account


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Selena Gomez drew attention away from her new music project this week and on to her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber when her social media account was hacked by trolls and she was forced to deactivate when nude photos were posted without her knowledge. The issue has since been resolved.

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The 25-year-old singing sensation was left shocked when trolls took over her Instagram account yesterday (August 28th 2017) and proceeded to post three full-frontal paparazzi shots of a naked Justin Bieber, which were originally taken back in 2015 when he was chilling by the pool while on vacation in Bora Bora. 

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Justin Bieber after a Maxfield store appearance - West Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 4th August 2017

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Justin Bieber seen on stage at Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert - The concert was set up to benefit the victims of the terror attack after Ariana's Manchester show the other week. Stars from the US and UK both graced the stage and played a concert full of emotion and love. The even was held at Old Trafford Cricket Ground - Manchester, United Kingdom - Sunday 4th June 2017

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Justin Bieber appears on a billboard on Tokyo's famous Shibuya Crossing advertising Softbank cellphone service - Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan - Thursday 9th March 2017

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Justin Bieber goes into the gas station and gets stuck behind a slower moving patron on the way out - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 19th January 2017

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Justin Bieber

Date of birth

1st March, 1994

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.75




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Justin Bieber Movies

Zoolander 2 Movie Review

Zoolander 2 Movie Review

With virtually the same blend of wit and idiocy as the 2001 original, this fashion-scene...

Zoolander 2 - Relax Trailer

Zoolander 2 - Relax Trailer

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Zoolander 2 - Trailer Trailer

Zoolander 2 - Trailer Trailer

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Zoolander 2 - Teaser Trailer

Zoolander 2 - Teaser Trailer

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Justin Bieber's Believe Trailer

Justin Bieber's Believe Trailer

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Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Movie Review

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Movie Review

Clearly designed with his 12-year-old female fanbase in mind, this backstage myth-making doc wants to...

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