Ten days from now, it’s gonna be May. So this is the perfect time for us to get to know Justin Timberlake net worth, rise in musical career, shift to acting, and other information about this energetic NSYNC member.
Celebrity Name: Justin Timberlake
Real Name: Justin Randall Timberlake
Birth Date: January 31, 1981
Current Age: 39
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Parents: Charles Randall Timberlake and Lynn Bomar Harless
Sibling/s: Jonathan, Stephen, Laura Katherine
Height: 6’1″ (185cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76kg)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Relationship Status: Married to Jessica Biel
Dated: Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Emma Bunton, Alyssa Milano, Britney Spears, Fergie
Profession: Singer, songwriter, actor, dancer, record producer
Justin Timberlake Net Worth 2020: $250 million
Justin Timberlake is raised in a family of musicians. His father is choir director in a Baptist church while his grandfather showed him Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. He also listened to many musicians of different genres – Al Green, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Eagles, and Bob Seger. Even as a child, Justin was performing gospel and country music. This allowed him an opportunity to appear on Star Search television show and was known as “Justin Randall.”
His first appearance in Star Search was an achievement. But it wasn’t until he was cast in The All-New Mickey Mouse Club where he slowly had baby steps towards stardom. There, he met a lot of musicians and actors that he will work with in the future. Some of them are his bandmate JC Chasez, his lover Britney Spears, and concert mate Christina Aguilera. He also met some big celebrity names such as Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell. With the help of manager Lou Pearlman, Justin and the rest of the boys formed NSYNC.
The Sensational Boy Band NSYNC
With Justin and Chasez as lead singers, NSYNC became huge in the United States. Their self-titled debut album sold over 11 million copies. The main hit from that album was the catchy “Tearin’ Up My Heart” that will certainly make you dance. They released “It’s Gonna Be Me” from their second album No Strings Attached and the song was an sky rocketed to number one in the top music charts. Fans can say the same about their third album Celebrity.
Their hits include the breakup “Bye Bye Bye” anthem, the romantic “Girlfriend” song, and the melodic “This I Promise You” ballad. All these songs made it to the top five of most hit song lists. All of their records sold 70 million copies internationally. The group was even referred to as the fifth-best selling boy band in history.
NSYNC was not limited to making hit songs. They went in on a lot of tours and appeared in the Academy Awards, the Olympics and Super Bowl.
However, thing seems to slowly change. Justin Timberlake was cast in the movie Model Behavior where he played a model who fell in love with a waitress who he thought was a model. This gave Justin popularity but it was also this time when the popularity of boy bands started to fade.
It was also this time when he wrote the song “Gone” for Michael Jackson. But the King of Pop turned down the song. That was because Jackson felt that the song was better if it was just a duet between him and Justin. This conversation gave Justin the motivation to move forward as a solo artist.
When NSYNC was finally disbanded, Lance Bass criticized Justin Timberlake’s decisions in his Out of Sync autobiography.
Justin went on to partner with popular musicians like Pharrell Williams and Timbaland. With them, he was finally able to work on his own music. Justin Timberlake net worth and musical career is now ready to blossom.
He performed “Like I Love You,” his debut single as a solo artist at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards. It went straight to number two on UK Singles Chart and number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“4 Minutes” is song duet with Madonna and Timbaland as backing vocals. The combined charm of Justin and Madonna propelled the song to the top charts in 21 countries. Timberlake also wrote and sang “Nite Runner” and “Falling Down” for Duran Duran. Working with Timbaland again, Timberlake was invited as guest on 50 Cent’s Album Curtis on the “Ayo Technology” track. Justin was featured in Ciara’s “Love Sex Magic” and also wrote songs for Rihanna in her Rated R album.
Shift to Acting Career
One might think that with Justin Timberlake net worth, he might be content by now with how his music prospects are going. However, it was this time when he started working on his acting. He played Sean Parker in the film Social Network. In that movie, he plays the founder for the controversial music downloading software called Napster. Justin also had the chance to work with Cameron Diaz in “Bad Teacher” and Mila Kunis in “Friends with Benefits.” He also plays the leading role in “In Time” along with Amanda Seyfried. In the animated movie “Trolls,” he plays the main character along with Anna Kendrick. “Trolls World Tour” is the sequel to the DreamWorks movie and was released this month.
Aside from movies, he also appeared in numerous comedy and music shows. He was in Lonely Island’s funny music videos and also in “The History of Rap” sketch in The Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Speaking of sketches, he is a recurring guest in Saturday Night Live.
Justin Timberlake Net Worth, Dating, and Marriage
Back when Justin and Britney Spears were in The All-New Mickey Mouse Club, they ended up dating. The relationship did not last very lone and they separated in the following year. Justin was also linked to Emma Bunton, also known as Baby Spice from the Spice Girls.
Justin also had a relationship with Cameron Diaz but they broke up in December 2006. He later dated and married Jessica Biel on October 19, 2012 in Italy. The two have a son named Silas, born April 11, 2015.
How much is Justin Timberlake net worth? With the numerous success he has in movies and music, his net worth is at $250 million.