Justin Timberlake Height, Wife, Age, & Net Worth – Biography
Justin Timberlake Height, Wife, Age, & Net Worth – Biography – Justin Randall Timberlake, occasionally known by his initials JT, is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Justin Timberlake Height, Wife, Age, & Net Worth – Biography
|Born Name:||Justin Randall Timberlake|
|Date of Birth:||January 31, 1981|
|Place of Birth:||Memphis, Tennessee, United States|
|Spouse(s):||Jessica Biel (m. 2012)|
|Children:||2 (Silas Randall Timberlake)|
|Genres:||R&B, pop, neo-soul|
|Read more:||Bryshere Yazuan Gray|
|Justin Timberlake Official Social Network Page/Account
|Official Instagram Page||https://www.instagram.com/justintimberlake|
|Official Facebook Page||https://www.facebook.com/justintimberlake|
|Official Twitter Page||https://twitter.com/jtimberlake|
Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981, in Memphis, Tennessee to Lynn (Bomar) Harless and Charles Randall Timberlake, a Baptist church choir director. Timberlake grew up in Shelby Forest, a small community between Memphis and Millington. He has two half-brothers, Jonathan (born September 12, 1993) and Stephen (born August 14, 1998), from Charles’ second marriage to Lisa Perry. His half-sister Laura Katherine died shortly after birth on May 12, 1997, and is mentioned in his acknowledgments in the album NSYNC as “My Angel in Heaven”. His family circle includes a number of musicians; his grandfather introduced him to music from country artists like Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. Performing as a child, Timberlake sang country and gospel music: at the age of 11, he appeared on the television show Star Search, performing country songs as “Justin Randall”. By that time, he began listening to rhythm and blues musicians from the 1960s and 70s, such as Al Green, Stevie Wonder, and Marvin Gaye, and he had listening sessions with his father of studio albums by the Eagles and Bob Seger.
The boy band NSYNC formed in 1995, and began their career in 1996 in Europe; Timberlake and Chasez served as its two lead singers. In 1998, the group rose to prominence in the United States with the release of their self-titled debut studio album, which sold 11 million copies and included the single “Tearin’ Up My Heart”. Their second album No Strings Attached (2000) sold 2.4 million copies in the first week, and included a number one single, “It’s Gonna Be Me”. NSYNC’s third album Celebrity (2001) was also financially successful. The group’s second and third studio albums spawned top-five singles such as “Bye Bye Bye”, “Girlfriend” and “This I Promise You”. Upon the completion of the Celebrity Tour, the group went into hiatus in 2002. In its lifetime, NSYNC was internationally famous and performed at the Academy Awards, the Olympics, and the Super Bowl, as well as selling more than 70 million records worldwide, becoming the fifth-best selling boy band in history.
2002–2004: Justified and Super Bowl XXXVIII
In August 2002, Timberlake performed at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards, where he premiered his debut solo single “Like I Love You”; it peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number two on the UK Singles Chart. His debut solo studio album Justified was released in November and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 439,000 copies, fewer than previous ‘N Sync releases. It went on to sell over three million copies in the U.S. and more than ten million copies worldwide. Its R&B influence, provided by hip-hop producers The Neptunes and Timbaland, was complimented by music critics. About the musical direction of the record, he commented, “I just want to do R&B. It’s what I grew up listening to”. The album spawned the top-five singles “Cry Me a River” and “Rock Your Body”. In summer 2003, Timberlake and Christina Aguilera headlined the Justified/Stripped Tour. Later that year he recorded a song “I’m Lovin’ It”, used by McDonald’s as the theme to its “I’m Lovin’ It” campaign. The deal with McDonald’s earned Timberlake an estimated $6 million. A tour titled Justified and Lovin’ It Live was included with the deal, following his initial Justified World Tour. Timberlake was featured on Nelly’s song, “Work It”, which was remixed and included on Nelly’s 2003 remix album.
2004–2007: Acting and FutureSex/LoveSounds
After the Super Bowl incident, Timberlake put his recording career on hold to act in several films, having starred in a few feature films earlier in his career. The first role he took during this time was as a journalist in Edison Force, filmed in 2004 and received a direct-to-video release on July 18, 2006. He also appeared in the films Alpha Dog, Black Snake Moan, Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales, and voiced Prince Artie Pendragon in the animated film Shrek the Third, released on May 18, 2007. He also appeared as a young Elton John, in the video for John’s song “This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore”. Timberlake was considered to play the role of Roger Davis in the film version of the rock musical Rent, but director Chris Columbus had insisted that only the original Broadway members could convey the true meaning of Rent, so the role was reprised by Adam Pascal.
2008–2012: Musical hiatus and focus on acting
The song “4 Minutes”, was first played by Timbaland at Philadelphia’s Jingle Ball on December 17, 2007. When released on March 17, 2008, “4 Minutes” was revealed to be a duet between Timberlake and Madonna, with backing vocals by Timbaland. It was the lead single from Madonna’s eleventh studio album Hard Candy, which featured four other song-writing collaborations with Timberlake, being also one of the executive producers. The single was an international hit, topping the charts in over 21 countries worldwide. Timberlake also appears in the music video, which was directed by Jonas & François. On March 30, 2008, Timberlake performed the song at Madonna’s Hard Candy Promo Show at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. On November 6, 2008, Timberlake performed the song with Madonna on the Los Angeles stop of her Sticky & Sweet Tour.
2013–2017: The 20/20 Experience, 2 of 2, and Trolls
Timberlake began work on his third studio album The 20/20 Experience in June 2012, with “no rules and/or end goal in mind”. He publicly announced his return to the music industry in January 2013, releasing the album’s lead single “Suit & Tie” featuring Jay-Z later that month, which would eventually peak at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. After four years not performing in concert, Timberlake appeared the night before the 2013 Super Bowl and performed during the “DirecTV Super Saturday Night”, on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans. On February 10, 2013, he performed “Suit & Tie” with sepia-toned lighting at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, with Jay-Z joining him from the audience. On February 11, 2013, “Mirrors” was released as the second single from The 20/20 Experience. The song would eventually peak at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and number-one on the UK Singles Chart. The 20/20 Experience was released on March 19, 2013, through RCA Records due to the disbandment of Jive Records. The album set a digital sales record for being the fastest-selling album on the iTunes Store and debuted at number-one on the charts by moving just over 968,000 copies in the U.S., the biggest sales week of 2013. It eventually became the best-selling album of the year in the country.
2018–present: Man of the Woods and Super Bowl LII halftime show
Speaking of his fifth studio album in 2016, Timberlake stated, “I think where I grew up in America has a lot of influence. Growing up in Tennessee—very central of the country—Memphis is known as the birthplace of rock & roll, but also the home of the blues, but Nashville’s right down the street so there’s a lot of country music.” In the following interviews, Timberlake confirmed working with producers Timbaland and Pharrell Williams, while stating, “It sounds more like where I’ve come from than any other music I’ve ever made… It’s Southern American music. But I want to make it sound modern – at least that’s the idea right now.”
In early 1999, Timberlake began dating fellow former The All-New Mickey Mouse Club cast member and singer Britney Spears. Their relationship ended abruptly in March 2002. Both Spears and Timberlake graduated high school via distance learning from the University of Nebraska High School; Timberlake received his diploma on stage during a concert in Memphis in 2000. In 2003, he was briefly linked to British singer Emma Bunton. In April 2003, he began dating actress Cameron Diaz soon after they met at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. After much speculation of breakups throughout their relationship, the couple split in December 2006 shortly after she introduced him as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live.
Timberlake has a lyric tenor vocal range. Primarily an R&B album, his debut Justified also contains influences of dance-pop, funk, and soul music. During the production of FutureSex/LoveSounds, Timberlake was interested in rock music. This inspiration was used in his approach in recording the songs, rather than in composing them. Timberlake reveals, “I wanted to sing the song like a rock and roll singer, not an R&B singer.” On the influences he drew from, he said that if Justified was “characterized” by Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, FutureSex/LoveSounds is more like David Bowie and Prince. Other influences include late INXS-frontman Michael Hutchence, Arcade Fire, David Byrne, The Killers, The Strokes, and Radiohead. He began including beatboxing in his records near the end of his boyband era and into his emergence as a solo act, this includes songs from Justified and FutureSex/LoveSounds.
Timberlake’s fashion and style evolution, from “boy-band synchronized wardrobe days” to “a notable source of fashion inspiration to men all over,” has been noticed by the media. As noted by a Billboard editor, “Since his solo career began with the 2002 release of debut album Justified, Timberlake has honed his unique sense of style,” while citing Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Frank Sinatra, as style influences: “guys who were just really never trying to be that [stylish], they just were that.” According to American fashion designer Tom Ford, who has dressed Timberlake since 2011 and created more than 600 exclusive pieces for The 20/20 Experience World Tour, Timberlake “has a kind of effortless cool that makes classic menswear tailoring modern.”
On August 10, 2018, the cover page of his book Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See In Front of Me was revealed. The book, launched on October 30, 2018, cover some on and off camera candid images, singer’s early life and inspiration for songs. According to publisher HarperCollins, Hindsight includes a “collection of anecdotes, reflections, and observations on his life and work.” From 1)Wikipedia
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