Lets cut right to the chase. Justin Bieber is currently worth $285 million. The Canadian pop singer was discovered from YouTube where he used to upload his music videos, and till now, he’s sold over 150 million records around the world. He’s one of the highest paid entertainers in present times and earns around $60-80 million from each of his tours.
Justin was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario. He was raised by his maternal grandmother and step-grandfather as his mother was underage when she gave birth. In his childhood, he learnt to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet.
His talent was discovered by Scooter Braun who accidentally clicked one of Bieber’s 2007 music videos in YouTube. In 2008, Bieber got a contract with Island Records and worked under Braun and R&B singer Usher. He started appearing in talk shows and his first album, “My World” sold more than a million albums just in the US. He became the youngest solo male act to get into the Billboard 200 chart ever since Stevie Wonder in 1963. His single “Baby” featuring Ludacris sold more than 15 million copies around the world.
As for his personal life, Bieber got into a relationship with Selena Gomez in 2010, and it was all the buzz back then. They had an on-and-off relationship till March 2018. Bieber had his share of scandals in 2014-16 which affected his relationship with Gomez and even with his mother for a couple of years. He was arrested for DUI, drag racing, and resisting arrest while also showing erratic behavior. His popularity was affected as well. But he’s doing well currently.
He briefly dated Hailey Baldwin between December 2015 and January 2016, and the couple reconciled in May 2018. They got married in September 30, 2019.
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