Justin Timberlake whom many refer to as the “president of pop” is a song writer, a singer an actor. The prince of pop who was named once the most stylish and sexy man has had a very successful long career as a pop musician and he has been regarded as one of the greatest all round entertainers in the history of show business.
Timberlake songs such as “Rock Your body” and “Cry me a river”, are considered as one of the 500 greatest songs ever and among the 100 best songs of 2000s.so how did Justin Timberlake rise to glory and amass such a net worth fortune. Keep reading to know more about Justin Timberlake’s net worth in 2018.
Justin Timberlake Early Life
Justin Randall Timberlake is the son of a Baptist choir director Charles Randall Timberlake and Lynn Harnes who gave birth to him in 1981 in the state of Tennessee. He was raised up in Shelby Forest and he has two half-brothers though she had a half-sister who passed away in 1997.
He grew up in a family of entertainers where he was introduced to music by the grandfather and encouraged him to join Willie Nelson and Johnny who were country artist. At the age of 11 he had already become a gospel and country musician before he got interested with listening to blues musicians such as Marvin Gaye, and Steve Wonder. `
Timberlake has dated several women among them is Britney Spears between 1999-2002, then he met Cameron Diaz who she dated between 2003 and 2006 before breakup and now he settled for actress Jessica Biel as the wife after meeting her in 2007 and married in 2012.
Justin Timberlake Career, Awards & Achievement
Timberlake career kicked off when he was just a young boy as he was a cast member in The Mickey Mouse Club before he formed The boy band NSYNC in 1995. He started singing with fellow Mickey Mouse Club member JC Chasez as lead singers. The band released self-titled debut studio that sold over 11 million copies and had singles such as “tearing Up my heart”. The second album titled No Strings Attached made the band to rose to prominence with its release as it has sold over 50 million copies and made NSYNC 3rd best-selling boy band of all time.
His debut solo single “Like I Love You” sang in 2002 picked up position 11 on Billboard and his debut solo studio album Justified went up to position 2 on Billboard 200 selling over 7 million copies worldwide. Justified has hit singles such as “Rock Your Body” and “Cry me a River” that turned to be among the greatest songs of all time and earned him 2 Grammy awards.
His film career kicked off in 2004 where he played roles in two films Edison (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006). He went ahead in 2006 to release his second studio album titled FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006) which debuted to position 1 on Billboard 200 and three of its songs made it to position 1 on Billboard Hot 100 they are “Sexy Back”, “My Love” and “What Goes Around… Comes Around”. Since then he has released two more albums The 20/20 Experience (2013) and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 (2013).
On acting career every year Justin Timberlake has been featured in a film and some of the films he has played a role since 2010 are The Social Network (2010), Bad Teacher (2011), Friends with Benefits (2011), Trouble with the Curve (2012), Runner Runner (2013), Trolls (2016), and Wonder Wheel (2017).
Awards & Achievements
Justin Timberlake is one of the most awarded musician in the world. In total he has received 165 awards and has been nominated 459 times. Apart from being inducted in Memphis Music Hall of Fame he has won 7 American Music Awards, 25 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, 9 Billboard Music Awards, 3 Brit Awards, 3 Emmy Awards, 10 Grammy Awards among others.
Net Worth of Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake net worth figures stands at $230 million. He has earned his money through album sales which have been certified platinum. Justified album sold over 10 million copies, The 20/20 Experience sold over 6 million, some of his songs have been downloaded more than 7 million times. In 2008 he was the 4 best paid music artists and has also appeared in the list of best paid celebrities. Other net worth booster is his acting career where he makes good money too. He has also made money through endorsing brands such as Sony, Audi A1, Walmart, Myspace and others.
Many artists have cited Justin Timberlake as their influence and some of these are Britney Spears, Ed Sheeran, Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Maluna and others. His net worth figures just shows how successful Justin Timberlake is in both music world and Hollywood world. Looking forward to Justin Timberlake 2018.