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Justin Bieber Biography.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter who was taken the music world by storm. Check
out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about
his life. Also Listed In:Rhythm & Blues Singers, Pop
Singers. Also Known As:Justin Drew Bieber.
Famous As:Singer-songwriter. Nationality:Canadian Famous Canadian Men.
Birth Date:1st March, 1994. Age:23 Years.
Height:1.75 mBorn In:London, Canada. Father:Jeremy Jack Bieber.
Mother:Patricia Mallette. Married:No.
Religion:Christian. Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter
who was taken the music world by storm. Releasing his first album at the age of 15, he has gone
on to become one of the most talked about artists in recent times, both for good and
bad reasons. Bieber was discovered by a talent scout via YouTube. He achieved immense success
following the release of his singles from his debut EP ‘My World’. He retained his soaring
fame with the release of his debut studio album ‘My World 2.0’ and continued to break
records with his next albums, ‘Under the Mistletoe’, ‘Believe’ and ‘Purpose’. He has also released
a couple of remix albums, two biographical concert films, and has appeared on numerous
television shows to perform live. The young star has has won several awards, including
one Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. He has been just as famous for his past relationship
with pop-star Selena Gomez as he has been infamous for his numerous celebrity hook-ups.
He also has had several run-ins with the law, culminating in arrest a couple of times for
DUI and dangerous driving. Childhood & Early Life.
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, at St Joseph’s Hospital.
He was raised in Stratford, Ontario, by his single mother, Patricia Mallette, and his
maternal grandmother, Diane. His parents never got married, but he kept in touch with his
father Jeremy Jack Bieber. At elementary level, he attended Jeanne Sauvé
Catholic School, a French-language immersion school in Stratford. In 2012, he graduated
from St. Michael Catholic Secondary School with a 4.0 GPA.
As a child, he was interested in music and learned to play the piano, drums, guitar,
and trumpet. In 2007, a 12-year-old Bieber secured the second place against trained singers
in a local singing competition in Stratford, performing Ne-Yo’s ‘So Sick’.
His mother initially created a YouTube account to share her son’s performance with family
members and friends. As his popularity grew on the channel, she continued to post more
videos of him singing covers of various R&B songs. Career.
By sheer chance, Justin Bieber’s future manager, Scooter Braun, stumbled upon one of his YouTube
videos while searching for another singer. He immediately flew him to Atlanta, Georgia,
and arranged meetings with Usher Raymond, as well as Justin Timberlake. In 2008, he
eventually signed to Raymond Braun Media Group, a joint venture between Braun and Usher.
On May 18, 2009, Bieber released his debut single ‘One Time’ on radio. The song peaked
at No.12 on the ‘Canadian Hot 100’ following its release and reached No.17 on the ‘Billboard
Hot 100’. His first EP, ‘My World’, was released on
November 17, 2009, and was able to match the success of his debut single. All of his next
three singles, ‘One Less Lonely Girl’, ‘Love Me’ and ‘Favorite Girl’, charted within the
top 40 of the ‘Billboard Hot 100’. In late 2009, he appeared on television multiple
times to promote his debut EP. He performed live on ‘The Today Show’, ‘The Wendy Williams
Show’, ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’, and ‘Good Morning America’, and also guest starred in
an episode of ‘True Jackson, VP’. In December 2009, he performed at the White House for
US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.
‘Baby’, the lead single from his debut studio album ‘My World 2.0’, was released on January
18, 2010, and became an international hit overnight. The album, which officially released
on March 19, 2010, reached the top ten charts in many countries, peaking at No.1 in Canada,
Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. On June 23, 2010, he began his first official
headlining tour, the ‘My World Tour’, from Hartford, Connecticut. He also released an
acoustic remix album, called ‘My Worlds Acoustic’ in November 2010.
‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’, a music documentary based on the star’s life, was
released on February 11, 2011, accompanied by his second remix album, ‘Never Say Never
– The Remixes’. He released the Christmas-themed album ‘Under the Mistletoe’, on November 1,
2011. ‘Boyfriend’, the first single from his third
studio album ‘Believe’, was released on March 26, 2012. The album was released from Island
Records on June 19, 2012. To promote the album, he started the ‘Believe Tour’ in September
2012. In October 2013, he released a sequel to ‘Never
Say Never’, a biographical concert film titled ‘Justin Bieber’s Believe’. Prior to
the released of the film, he released a new song every Monday for 10 weeks as a lead-up
to the film. His fourth album ‘Purpose’ was led by the
single ‘What Do You Mean?’ which released on August 28, 2015. It became his first number-one
single on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ and earned him a Guinness World Record as the youngest
male artist to debut at the top of that chart. The next two singles, ‘Sorry’ and ‘Love Yourself’,
climbed to the peak of the same chart, making him the first artist in a decade, after Justin
Timberlake, to achieve this feat. Major Works.
Justin Bieber’s first full-length studio album, ‘My World 2.0’, cemented his status as a major
artist with hit singles like ‘Baby’. The album sold over 3,350,000 copies in the US alone,
and received Platinum certification in US, Canada, England, Australia and New Zealand.
His third studio album, ‘Believe’ is rich in elements of dance-pop and contemporary
R&B, and marks his transition from teen pop style. Riding the success of its lead single
‘Boyfriend’, the album sold over 3 million copies worldwide. It became Platinum certified
in US, Canada and Australia, while achieving Gold status in England.
His latest studio album ‘Purpose’ created records as the first three singles of the
album, ‘What Do You Mean?’, ‘Sorry’ and ‘Love Yourself’ reached the top of both the US and
UK charts. The album sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide and received Platinum certification
in many countries including US, Canada, England and Australia. Awards & Achievements.
With an estimated 100 million sales, Justin Bieber became the best-selling male Canadian
artist, as well as one of the world’s best-selling music artists. His single ‘Baby’ holds the
record for highest-certified digital song of all time.
Over the years, he has won one ‘Grammy Award’, two ‘Brit Awards’, three ‘NRJ Music Awards’
and thirteen ‘Billboard Music Awards’. He also won a huge number of fan-voted awards,
including 20 ‘Teen Choice Awards’, 18 ‘MTV Europe Music Awards’ and eight ‘American Music
Awards’. Run-Ins With Law.
He has faced legal issues multiple times, being accused of reckless driving in 2012
and vandalism in 2013. He was finally arrested on January 23, 2014, in Miami Beach, Florida,
for driving under the influence (DUI). Following his release on bond, he got arrested again
in September 2014 for dangerous driving. Love Life.
Justin Bieber started dating Selena Gomez in December 2010 and their relationship became
a media sensation. After an on-and-off relationship for a couple years, they separated in November
Justin Bieber’s mother was initially reluctant to allow him to work with talent scout Scooter
Braun because he was Jewish. She allowed him to travel with Braun only after church elders
convinced her to do so.