Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

Biography

Justin Bieber (born 1.3.1994) is a Canadian pop singer, who rose to fame with the release of his debut single, 'One Time'.

Net Worth: Justin Bieber has a net worth of $130 million. (The Richest, 2013)

Childhood: Justin Bieber was raised by his mother, Pattie Mallette, in Ontario, Canada. At the age of 12, he entered a local singing competition and came second. Bieber went on to teach himself to play the guitar, drums and the trumpet.

With the help of his mother, Bieber then started to post videos on YouTube of his own covers of songs by artists such as Chris Brown, Usher, Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder. These videos were seen by the record company executive Scooter Braun, who flew Bieber to Atlanta to meet and perform in front of Usher. Eventually, he was signed to Island Records. Bieber moved to Atlanta with his mother, so that Justin could work more closely with Usher and Braun.

Career: Justin Bieber's debut album was entitled My World and was released in November 2009. Usher appears as a guest vocalist on the album and also appears in the video for 'One Time'. The track reached number on in Canada and also experienced global success. 'One Time' was followed by the release of singles such as 'One Less Lonely Girl', 'Love Me' and 'Favourite Girl'.

During a promotional tour, Justin Bieber was due to appear at a shopping mall in Long Island, but the visit had to be cancelled when an unexpected crowd of over 3,000 turned up and threatened to breach safety restrictions. A number of Bieber's fans suffered minor injuries n the foray that ensued. The vice-president of Island Records was arrested over the incident, as he was reported to have disadvantaged the police's crowd control efforts. Similarly, Scooter Braun was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal nuisance in relation to the event.

At the Christmas in Washington event, Justin Bieber performed for the US President, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama. He sang 'Someday at Christmas', by Stevie Wonder. A few weeks later, Justin Bieber was one of the guests on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, along with The Black Eyed Peas and Jennifer Lopez. Bieber was also chosen as a presenter at the 52nd Grammy Awards.

Bieber was also asked to perform on the re-recording of 'We Are the World', which was sold to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Among the huge number of artists on the recording were Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Akon, T-Pain, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus.

Justin Bieber's track 'Baby', released in early 2010, features the hip-hop artist Ludacris. In April of that year, Bieber was a guest on Saturday Night Live and was the subject of a comedy skit featuring himself and regular Saturday Night Live comedian Tina Fey.

He released a follow-up to 'My World' entitled 'My World 2.0' in 2010 which top the charts in several countries including the US and Canada. He promoted the release with appearances on 'The View', the 2010 'Kids Choice Awards' and 'The Late Show with David Letterman' among others. Later that year he was a musical guest on 'Saturday Night Live' and he also went on his first headline tour 'the My World Tour'. He achieved rather negative fame when it was revealed that one of Justin Bieber's music videos, 'Baby', had become the most viewed video on YouTube as well as the most hated.

Bieber made his second foray into acting with a role in 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' in a 2010 and 2011 episode. 2011 also saw him star in his own biopic movie 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' directed by Jon Chu. It topped the box office with a $12.4 million gross on its opening and he subsequently released a remix album entitled 'Never Say Never - The Remixes'. That year he released second studio album 'Under the Mistletoe' which again hit number one in the US and Canada.

He started recording his most highly lauded album yet, 'Believe', at the end of 2011 and in 2012 announced on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' that the first single was ' Boyfriend '. It was his first number one hit in Canada and reached number two in the US and UK on its release. 'Believe' itself became a number one in several countries and included collaborations with Darkchild, Hit-Boy, Diplo and Max Martin. He followed it up with his Believe Tour.

In 2013, he released an acoustic version of 'Believe' entitled simply ' Believe Acoustic', and later appeared once again on 'Saturday Night Live'. During his Believe Tour, he collapsed with apparent breathing problems at London's O2 Arena when he was backstage and was rushed to hospital. Another issue arose in London when he arrived 2 hours late for a concert, leaving parents angry and fans extremely upset.

2013 also saw him appear in a remixed version of Michael Jackson's unreleased track 'Slave To The Rhythm', as well as collaborating with Lil Twist and Miley Cyrus in Twist's song 'Twerk'. In October, he began his 'Music Mondays' project, releasing a single every week in the run up to his second movie 'Believe 3D'. 'Heartbreaker' was the first track to be released in this series and all ten were announced to feature in a collection called 'Journals'.

Personal Life: Justin Bieber is a Christian and has previously said that he doesn't believe in abortion and has supported LGBT rights campaigns. His mentor Usher suggested Bieber follow a vegan diet after vomiting on stage in 2012 when he drank milk. He dated Selena Gomez from 2010 to 2012. They briefly re-united but broke up again in 2013.

In 2013, he was attacked by a man in a Toronto nightclub. Security stepped in by Bieber lost his temper and proceeded to launch an angry attack on the man as he was taken to the ground. This is not the only violent scandal Bieber has been involved with; he was caught on camera shouting and attempting to launch himself at a photographer outside his hotel in London that same year. He had also allegedly spat at one of his neighbours following an argument.

Other controversies include the star getting pulled over in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles in 2012, after speeding at more than 100 miles an hour in an apparent bid to lose paparazzi tailing him. He has repeatedly caused anger among his neighbours for his reckless driving. In 2013, a paparazzo named Chris Guerra was run over and killed after attempting to snap Bieber in his Ferrari, however it was not Bieber driving it at that time. He also caused some serious annoyance among fans when he was photographed smoking a joint. He later apologised and even made a joke out of it when he hosted 'Saturday Night Live'.

Bieber had a pet capuchin monkey named Mally confiscated at a German airport when he arrived to play some shows. He caused controversy after apparently abandoning it, leaving it to be re-homed somewhere else. Also in Germany, he visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and caused outrage when he wrote in the guest book, 'Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber.'



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Ariana Grande 'Breaks Free' From Co-manager Scooter Braun


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The Problem singer signed to Scooter's roster in 2013, joining Justin Bieber among his famous clientele, and she went on to experience huge success with the music guru as her mentor.

However, Ariana has since parted ways with Scooter, according to multiple reports.

The two celebrities have yet to officially comment on the news, but an insider insists rumours suggesting Bieber had something to do with the 22-year-old's decision are unfounded.

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Elton John: ‘Bieber Was Hanging By His Fingertips’


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The iconic British singer has had decades of experience in the music industry, and while some of his peers may have been hoping Justin would fall from grace following incidents of bad behaviour, Elton is pleased to see the 21-year-old’s career is going from strength to strength. Justin is enjoying global success with latest record Purpose, which has spawned hit singles including Sorry and Love Yourself, and Elton insists the singer deserves to be treated as a respectable artist.

“He was rebelling because he was like, ‘For f**k’s sake, why haven’t I had a life?’” Elton said in an interview with Britain’s The Sun newspaper. “I think it’s the best news, that he’s made a really classy pop record. He’s a very, very good singer.

“He was literally clinging by his fingertips to the White Cliffs of Dover wasn’t he? And a lot of people were willing him to fall but not me.”

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Zoolander 2 Review

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With virtually the same blend of wit and idiocy as the 2001 original, this fashion-scene comedy is funny enough to spark some solid laughter in between the gags that fall flat. The punchlines are simple and the characters paper thin, but this world is so ripe for parody that the rather awkward mix of in-jokes and satire can't help but hit the bullseye every now and then.

Things haven't been great for top supermodel Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) over the past 15 years. His reading school collapsed in tragedy, sending him to live as a "hermit crab" in the wilds of northern New Jersey. And with a facial injury, his cohort Hansel (Owen Wilson) has retired in the wasteland of Malibu. Then Italian designer Atoz (Kristen Wiig) summons them to Rome, just as Interpol agent Valentina (Penelope Cruz) is investigating a series of popstar murders that seem linked to Derek's past. Teaming up with Valentina, Derek and Hansel track down their old nemesis Mugatu (Will Ferrell), reconnect with Derek's long-lost son (Cyrus Arnold) and discover a sinister conspiracy.

Stiller directs the film as if it's the next instalment in the Da Vinci Code saga, complete with shadowy secret rituals and ominous chase sequences. But the dialogue remains utterly ludicrous, as this "ridiculously good-looking" duo go through their individual existential crises, clueless that the world has moved on without them. Stiller and Wilson reprise the hang-dog charm that made the characters so likeable the first time round. Although this time Derek gets some emotional depth, while Hansel plays the action hero. Ferrell and Wiig camp it up to the rafters in their colourful roles, while Cruz vamps through the film in bombshell love-interest mode. Her deadpan performance might actually be the funniest thing in the movie. And each scene is packed with big-star cameos, some of which are genuinely amusing.

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Hailey Baldwin Returns Justin Bieber's Love


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The 19-year-old model was first linked to Justin last year (15) and the pair have remained silent on the allegations since, bar a few cuddly Instagram pictures. However, on Wednesday (10Feb16), Justin said in a new interview that he "really love(s)" Hailey, and now she has revealed she feels the same way.

"He's really funny. We have a good time together," Hailey told Entertainment Tonight. "He's just really sweet. He's a good kid, he has a good heart and I love him."

Justin wasn't on Hailey's arm as she attended the annual amfAR Gala in New York on Wednesday night as he was busy at the 2016 Saint Laurent at The Palladium event, but is sure to have seen pictures of his lady love looking stunning in a stunning white long-sleeved dress teamed with a fishtail plait.

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Saint Laurent - Fashion Show

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Saint Laurent - Fashion Show

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Saint Laurent - Arrivals

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Saint Laurent - Arrivals

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Justin Bieber Seen Leaving The Nice Guy

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Stars Congratulate Max Martin On Polar Music Prize Win


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The Swedish songwriter, who has penned tracks for both Justin and Britney, as well as the Backstreet Boys, Adele, Katy Perry, Pink, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd, will be presented with the honour by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

Italian opera singer Cecilia Bartoli is the other winner of the 2016 prize, which was founded by ABBA's former manager Stig Anderson in 1989 and is shared annually by a pop artist and a classical musician.

Justin Timberlake says of Martin's win, "No one deserves it more. You are a master," and Britney adds, "I think you're a genius, it's such an honour to work with you. You've been a part of my career from the beginning."

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Zoolander 2 - Relax Trailer


Though Derek and Hansel have left the world of fashion modelling behind them, a part of both of them still has the wish to return to the stage and once again be crowned as the king of the runway. When some of the world's most famous celebrities are found murdered (all of whom have died pulling Derek's trademark Blue Steel pout) Interpol decide to recruit the two fashion veterans in a bid to infiltrate the current world of modelling - an industry that's evolved beyond the one they were originally accustom to. 

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Justin Bieber Cuddles Up To Mother Pattie After Two Years Of 'Non-existent' Relationship


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The 21-year-old singer and his mother went out for dinner at The Nice Guy in Los Angeles, with Justin later posting an image of their evening.

In the snap, Pattie is seen tenderly kissing her son on his forehead, while Justin smiles bashfully for the camera. He captioned the shot: "Love love love."

As Justin arrived at the eatery, he was seen wearing his long blonde hair in a man bun, which he then took down for the picture. Pattie, 39, looked incredible in an all-black outfit which she teamed with a pair of glasses and wore her hair up in a high ponytail.

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Justin Bieber's Cryptic Message Leaves Fans Worried


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For a while the 21-year-old was better known for his pop brat ways than new music, but Justin seemingly turned his attitude around with the release of his smash hit record Purpose at the end of 2015. However his legions of supporters, known as Beliebers, appear worried after Justin posted a cryptic message on his Instagram account.

"The fear is uncontrollable I can't wrap my head around when it comes – it goes but it ways (sic) on me. When will the fear stop? I don't know if it ever will - Justin Bieber," read the message, which was left uncaptioned.

Fans were quick to show their support, with one commenting: "We love you and we support you, no matter what. The fear never stop but you can with everything. Your family, friends and beliebers (sic) are with you. Don't forget that."

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Justin Bieber Adds New Puppy To His Family


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The Sorry singer introduced fans to black Labrador Philip on Thursday night (04Feb16), when he shared a series of photos and a video clip of his new addition interacting with his other pet dog, Esther.

Justin also made sure to show Esther some special attention by uploading a snap of himself scratching her behind her ears, captioning it, "Can't make Esther too jealous."

Little Philip's arrival fills the gap left by Justin's rescue dog Sammy, who passed away in December, 2014.

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The Weeknd Leads Juno Awards Nominations


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The chart-topping The Hills singer is up for Songwriter and Artist of the Year, Best Album and Fan Choice awards, among his haul.

Justin Bieber and Drake are tied with five nominations apiece - both will compete with The Weeknd for Fan Choice, Best Single, Album and Artist of the Year. Other multiple nominees include Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara.

The 45th annual Juno Awards will be held in Calgary, Canada in April (16).

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Justin Bieber

Date of birth

1st March, 1994

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.75




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