Justin Drew Bieber, popular as Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer who has given us a lot of hits since a very young age. He was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, Canada.
In 2008, he rose to fame after Scooter Braun, an American record executive and RBMG Records signed a deal and then in 2009 “EP My World” was released and he became a teen idol.
He is the child of Jeremy Jack Bieber and Pattie Mallette who never married. He was raised with the help of Mallette’s mother Diane and step-father Bruce. Bieber went for studies at the Jeanne Sauvé Catholic School, a French-language immersion elementary school in Stratford.
He learned to play many musical instruments while he was growing up like piano, guitar, drums, and trumpet. He graduated in 2012 from the St. Michael Catholic Secondary School.
At the age of 12, Bieber performed on Ne-Yo’s “So Sick” for a local singing contest in Stratford in 2007 and came second. His video of the performance was posted on YouTube by his mother and she kept uploading his singing videos and this is how Bieber became very popular on the site.
As of February 2022, Bieber’s Net Worth is $265 million.
Bieber stays in the United States and according to reports, for temporary resident status, he owns an O-1 visa on the basis of his “extraordinary ability or achievement” in the music industry.
He clearly expressed his reluctance in getting US citizenship and also appreciated Canada calling it “the best country in the world” referring to its health care system being majorly government-funded as the example.
Bieber was in a relationship with Caitlin Beadles from 2008 to 2009 but the duo continued to be friends and Beadles even went to attend Bieber’s wedding. Bieber was then in a relationship with the singer and actress Selena Gomez which was for a long period of time (from December 2010 to March 2018).
He himself confirmed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that some of his songs were about his relationship with Gomez, the song includes “Mark My Words”, “Sorry” and “What Do You Mean?”
On July 7, 2018, Bieber got engaged to model Hailey Baldwin and married her in an official ceremony on September 30, 2019, in Bluffton, South Carolina but it was rumored that the duo had gotten a marriage license in September 2018.
Scooter Braun clicked on one of the YouTube videos of Bieber and got impressed after which he contacted his mother and she was not interested at first. Just at the young age of 13, Bieber flew to Atlanta, Georgia with Braun for recording demo tapes. And after a week, he started to sing for Usher.
While he was still recording for his debut album, his first single titled “One Time” was rolled out to radio and peaked at number 12 during its first week in July 2009 on Canadian Hot 100 and at No. 17 on Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S. Later, in the United States and Canada, the song was certified platinum and in Australia and New Zealand, it was certified gold.
On November 17, 2009, he released his first extended play “My World”, the second track of the album titled “One Less Lonely Girl”, also the two promotional singles titled “Love Me” and “Favorite Girl”, released on iTunes and peaked within top 40 on US Billboard Hot 100.
That made him the first solo artist whose four singles charted within the top 40 even before the launch of the debut album.
Justin Bieber sang his first Spanish song alongside Puerto Rican singers Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee which was a remix of the blockbuster hit “Despacito”. The remix broke major records and was a hit across the globe.
With this song, he won his first-ever Latin Grammy Award. “Despacito” also had three nominations at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards though the show wasn’t attended by Bieber since he was busy preparing for his next album.
Bieber teamed up with DJ Khaled for “No Brainer” and the song charted at top 5 among the Hot 100 and No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart.
Bieber collaborated with Ed Sheeran for the single “I Don’t Care” on May 10, 2019. The duo had united earlier also for “Love Yourself”, and “Cold Water”. He released the track “10,000 Hours”, on October 4, 2019, which reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.
The song broke many records and was at No. 1 for continuous 21 weeks on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and this made Bieber the first act who charted No. 1 on seven multi-metric charts: Hot 100, Hot Dance/Electronic Songs, Hot Country Songs, Hot R&B Songs, Hot Latin Songs, Hot Rap Songs, and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
He became the youngest solo male artist who spent 200 continuous weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 on October 14, 2019.
He broke the all-time record for the most monthly listeners in Spotify on January 1, 2022, with 94.68 million monthly listeners on the platform to date.
Awards and Recognitions
Bieber got a Diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for his single “Baby”, in 2013. He got 3 Diamond Certified singles from the RIAA for “Baby”, “Sorry”, and “Despacito”.
He was nominated for Grammy Awards 22 times among which he won 2, two Brit Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, twenty-one Billboard Music Awards, and a lot of accolades through fan votes that including 23 Teen Choice Awards, 18 American Music Awards, six MTV Video Music Awards and six iHeartRadio Music Awards.
RIAA has certified all his studio albums Platinum or higher and also got many accolades. He broke a 59-year-old record set by Elvis Presley by becoming the youngest solo artist to achieve 7 number one albums in the United States.
Undoubtedly, Bieber has achieved a lot since a very young age. We will keep you updated with all the latest information until then stay tuned to our website.