Canadian pop singer, actor and songwriter, Justin Bieber is one of the highest earning teen sensation with a net worth of $200 million.
Born on March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada, Justin Bieber got his first break after Scooter Braun discovered his youtube videos in 2007. After then, Bieber shifted to Atlanta, Georgia to record songs with Braun and signed for Usher in a week.
Considered to be one of the most powerful celebrities today by Forbes, Justin Bieber signed for the Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG) while Justin Timberlake was also reported to have been running for the star. He found his label home through a contract from L.A Reid, a record executive to Island Records in 2008.
Bieber released his debut single “One Time” while he was still working on his debut album, and the song peaked to the #12 on Canadian Hot 100 during the first week of release on radio which then peaked to the #17 on Billboard Hot 100.
Bieber then rose to prominence with his debut EP, My World after its release in 2009 which was certified platinum in US as he became the first artist in English music history to have seven songs chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber promoted his album through several live performances around Europe and America while he was also interviewed in several famous TV shows like The Ellen Degeneres Show, The Wendy Williams Show, The Next Star, Good Morning America, etc.
Justin Bieber continued recording songs for his second album “My World 2.0” in 2010 with its hit single “Baby” which grabbed much attention throughout the world as the single became one of the most viewed songs in Youtube. The album made 5.4 million sales throughout the world which increased Justin Bieber’s net worth by $6.4 million.
After being invited by Barack Obama at the White House for Christmas, he became much popular in the music industry and also worked on endorsements for Proactiv which peaked his net worth by another $3 million. Soon, he went on 130 shows of the My World Tour that increased his bank balance by another $44 million.
Said to have been influenced by several artists like Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Usher and The Beatles, Justin Bieber released his second studio album, Under the Mistletoe in 2011 which debuted at #1 on Billboard Hot 200 immediately after its release. Believe is his third album released in 2012 which also peaked at the #1 spot.
Justin Bieber’s net worth gradually increased through his youtube videos, Believe Tour in 2013 and his projects which saw him make over $150 million at the end of 2013. Labeled as the ‘teen heartthrob‘, Bieber has been often criticized for sounding younger than his age. However, the teen sensation has been a part of several international teen magazines and his wax statues are also on display at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, London and Amsterdam. His hairstyle in 2010 has also been labeled as the ‘most expensive haircut of all time‘.
A Christian by religion, Justin Bieber currently resides in the United States while he still praises Canada as the “best country in the world”. Bieber got into relationship with another teen sensation, actress and singer Selena Gomez in 2010. However, the couple split in 2013.
Apart from his musical career, Justin Bieber’s net worth also comes from his business and investments. Bieber has been investing in technology startups like Spotify, Sojo Studios, and Shots while he also endorsed Adidas in 2012. Bieber’s also performs his philanthropy through Pencils of Promise that builds schools in several developing countries.
This POP, R&B star’s source of wealth is music, tv and film. Justin Bieber net worth is estimated to be around $200 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Justin Bieber
Full Name: Justin Drew Bieber
Profession: Singer, actor, songwriter
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Ethnicity: French, German
Date of Birth: March 1, 1994
Place of Birth: London, Ontario, Canada
Education: Jeanne Sauvé Catholic School
Marital status: Single
Justin Bieber Zodiac/Astrological sign: Pisces