Celebrity: Justin Bieber
Date of Birth
Justin Bieber’s Net Worth:
Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber who has net worth of $265 million was born to a single mother in London, Ontario, Canada, on the 1st of March, 1994.
As at today, Justin Bieber who has sold 11 million albums in the US and more than 25 million albums worldwide, started singing and playing music at an early age, after he taught himself how to play piano, drums, trumpet and guitar. And at the age of thirteen, Bieber who started uploading cover songs to YouTube’s initial covers included songs from artists like Usher, Stevie Wonder and Justin Timberlake.
In the end, Justin’s YouTube videos were discovered by marketing executive, Scooter Braun who had recently launched a talent and management company with R&B star Usher Raymond. Braun who was impressed by Justin’s singing was able to arrange an audition for him with Usher who was also really impressed and he was instantly signed to a management contract with the Raymond Braun Group.
As at February 2010, Justin Bieber’s net worth was estimated to be to be $500,000, before the raving success of “Baby”, that basically transformed him into an household name overnight. Thus by the end of 2010, Justin’s net worth topped $5 million. And between 2010 and 2011, Justin’s net worth started growing at a rapid rate. On the 29th of January 2012, Justin Biebers net worth was updated to $40 million. And from there he started winning $50-70 million every year from his music sales, merchandise, product endorsements, touring with several business ventures.
After constantly earning between $170- $180 million range for some time, in July 2014, Justin’s net worth formally topped $200 million.
Justin who got his really big break after auditioning for executives at Usher’s record company, Island Records, later signed with the label and in 2010 released a two-part debut album titled “My World” and “My World 2.0”. And under two months after its release, “My World” which sold more than one million albums in the US alone, till date, has been certified 5x platinum by the RIAA. “My World” was the principal debut album to have four singles (One Time, One Less Lonely Girl, Love Me, and Favorite Girl) on the Billboard Top 40 prior to the album release.
While “My World 2.0” debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 with an aggregate of 698,000 copies sold in the initial three weeks of its release. The single “Baby” which highlighted that featured rapper Ludacris, rapidly turned into Justin’s best selling single in history, with more than 15 million singles sold worldwide. His second album, which is a set of Christmas songs called “Under the Mistletoe” sold 2 million copies. While his third album, 2012’s “Believe” has sold 3 million copies around the world. And as of today, the music video for “Baby” has 1.1 billion views on YouTube:
Besides the fact that he has gotten exceptional accomplishment in the music business, like many other young celebrities, he has also had his own share of scandal in the press. In 2014, Justin was arrested for a DUI, racing, and resisting arrest; while also displaying some erratic behavior as at the time of his arrest and his notoriety has as of late plunged because of his activities.