199 Facts About Justin Bieber


Justin Bieber was discovered by American record executive Scooter Braun and signed with RBMG Records in 2008, gaining recognition with the release of his debut seven-track EP My World and soon establishing himself as a teen idol.


Justin Bieber achieved commercial success with his teen pop-driven debut studio album My World 2.0, which debuted atop the US Billboard 200, making him the youngest solo male act to top the chart in 47 years.


Justin Bieber experimented with dance-pop in his third studio album, Believe, and went on to become the first artist in history with five US number-one albums by the age of 18.


Justin Bieber became the first artist in history to occupy the entire top three of the UK Singles Chart.


Justin Bieber returned to his pop roots on his sixth studio album, Justice.


Justin Bieber is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with estimated sales of over 150 million records worldwide.


Justin Bieber has received numerous accolades, including two Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, eight Juno Awards, two Brit Awards, one Bambi Award, 26 Billboard Music Awards, 18 American Music Awards, 22 MTV Europe Music Awards, 23 Teen Choice Awards, and 33 Guinness World Records.


Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1,1994, at St Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario, and was raised in Stratford.


Justin Bieber is the son of Jeremy Jack Bieber and Pattie Mallette, who were both 18 when Bieber was born, and split up not long after his birth.


Justin Bieber has three younger half-siblings; the four have the same father, Jeremy Justin Bieber.


Justin Bieber has a stepsister named Allie, the daughter of his stepmother.


Justin Bieber attended a French-language immersion elementary school in Stratford, the Jeanne Sauve Catholic School.


Justin Bieber graduated from high school in Stratford, the St Michael Catholic Secondary School, in 2012 with a 4.0 GPA.


In early 2007, aged 12, Justin Bieber sang Ne-Yo's "So Sick" for a local singing competition in Stratford and was placed second.


Impressed, Braun tracked down the theatre Justin Bieber was performing at, located Justin Bieber's school, and finally contacted his mother Mallette, who was initially reluctant because of Braun's Judaism.


At age 13, Justin Bieber went to Atlanta with Braun to record demo tapes.


Justin Bieber was signed to Raymond Braun Media Group, a joint venture between Braun and Usher.


Justin Timberlake was reportedly in the running to sign Bieber but lost the bidding war to Usher, partly due to the idea that two associated Justins would confuse the market.


Justin Bieber then moved to Atlanta with his mother to pursue further work with Braun and Usher.


Justin Bieber guest starred in an episode of True Jackson, VP in late 2009.


Justin Bieber performed Ron Miller and Bryan Wells's "Someday at Christmas" for US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama at the White House for Christmas in Washington, which aired on December 20,2009, on US television broadcaster TNT.


Justin Bieber was a presenter at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 31,2010.


Justin Bieber was invited to be a vocalist for the remake of the charity single "We Are the World" for its 25th anniversary to benefit Haiti after the earthquake.


Justin Bieber is featured in the song, performing the closing lines.


On July 4,2010, Justin Bieber performed at the Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular in New York City.


On June 23,2010, Justin Bieber went on his first official headlining tour, the My World Tour, starting in Hartford, Connecticut, to promote My World and My World 2.0.


In May 2010, Justin Bieber featured in Soulja Boy's song "Rich Girl".


In July 2010, it was reported that Justin Bieber was the most searched-for celebrity on the Internet.


On My World 2.0, Justin Bieber's voice was noted to be deeper than it was in his debut EP, due to puberty.


Justin Bieber played a "troubled teen who is faced with a difficult decision regarding his only brother", who is a serial bomber.


Justin Bieber was in a subsequent episode of the series, which aired on February 17,2011, in which his character is killed.


Justin Bieber announced in October 2010 that he would be releasing an acoustic album, called My Worlds Acoustic.


Justin Bieber was a participating player in the 2011 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, held on February 18,2011, and was named the Most Valuable Player, scoring eight points with two rebounds and four assists.


In June 2011, Justin Bieber was ranked No 2 on the Forbes list of Best-Paid Celebrities under 30.


Justin Bieber is the youngest star, and 1 of 7 musicians on the list, having raked in $53 million in a 12-month period.


On November 1,2011, Justin Bieber released the Christmas-themed Under the Mistletoe, his second studio album.


Justin Bieber released "All I Want for Christmas Is You " as the second single from the album, which is a re-recorded version of Mariah Carey's original single, "All I Want for Christmas Is You", with Carey providing vocals on the track.


In late 2011, Justin Bieber began recording his third studio album, titled Believe.


Justin Bieber was featured on American hip hop group Far East Movement's song "Live My Life", from their fourth studio album, Dirty Bass, in February 2012.


Intent on developing a more "mature" sound, Justin Bieber collaborated with a wide range of urban producers for the release as well as some long-time collaborators, including Darkchild, Hit-Boy, Diplo, and Max Martin.


In September 2012, Justin Bieber was featured on "Beautiful", a song from Carly Rae Jepsen's second studio album Kiss.


On December 14,2012, Justin Bieber appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where he announced plans to release an acoustic album titled Believe Acoustic, which was released on January 29,2013.


Justin Bieber returned to Saturday Night Live as the host and musical guest on the February 9,2013 episode.


Justin Bieber's appearance was panned by critics and cast members, including Kate McKinnon, who said Bieber was not comfortable with his hosting duties, and Bill Hader, who said he did not enjoy the presence of Bieber or his entourage.


Hader added that in his eight years on the television program, Justin Bieber was the only host who lived up to his reputation.


On March 7,2013, Justin Bieber fainted backstage at London's O2 Arena after complaining of breathing problems throughout his concert performance and was taken to the hospital.


On October 3,2013, Bieber announced that he would release a new song every Monday for 10 weeks as a lead-up to the film Justin Bieber's Believe, which entered production in May 2012 and was released on December 25,2013.


Justin Bieber released a song titled "Home to Mama" in November 2014.


In March 2015, Justin Bieber made an appearance in the music video for Carly Rae Jepsen's single "I Really Like You".


In March 2015, Justin Bieber was the featured roastee in Comedy Central's annual roast special, and was a contestant on the reality competition series Lip Sync Battle.


Justin Bieber filmed an episode for the Fox TV reality series Knock Knock Live, and aired before the show was cancelled after two episodes.


Justin Bieber set a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest solo male artist to debut at the top of the Hot 100.


On September 4,2015, Justin Bieber was co-featured alongside Young Thug on the album track "Maria I'm Drunk", from Travis Scott's debut studio album Rodeo.


On October 23,2015, Justin Bieber released the album's second single titled "Sorry", which debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.


Justin Bieber became the first solo artist to chart three solo songs in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously, and the first as a lead act since the Beatles in 1964.


On November 11,2015, Justin Bieber announced that he would embark on the Purpose World Tour.


Justin Bieber was the headliner at the 2015 Jingle Bell Ball held by Capital FM, on December 6,2015.


On January 8,2016, Justin Bieber made UK chart history by becoming the first artist to occupy the entire top three of the UK Singles Chart.


Justin Bieber was featured on American rapper Post Malone's single "Deja Vu", which later appeared as the fourth single from the latter's debut studio album, Stoney, in September 2016.


Justin Bieber then appeared in the documentary Bodyguards: Secret Lives from the Watchtower.


Justin Bieber was the headlining act at the 2016 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball and gave a closing performance on December 9,2016.


On January 28,2017, Justin Bieber starred in the 2017 NHL Celebrity All-Star Game as a participating player, coached by Wayne Gretzky.


On July 24,2017, Justin Bieber cancelled the remaining dates of the Purpose World Tour due to "unforeseen circumstances".


Julia Michaels and Justin Bieber Tranter contributed as songwriters, having previously worked with him on "Sorry" in 2015.


Justin Bieber did not attend the show to perform the nominated song, claiming that he would not make any award show appearances until his next album was finished.


Justin Bieber was a participating player in the 2018 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, marking his second appearance at the event.


In July 2018, Justin Bieber reunited with DJ Khaled in "No Brainer", co-featuring again with Chance the Rapper and Quavo.


On May 10,2019, British singer Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber released the single "I Don't Care", from Sheeran's album No 6 Collaborations Project.


On October 14 2019, Justin Bieber became the youngest solo male artist to spend 200 cumulative weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100.


On December 24,2019, Justin Bieber announced that he would be releasing his fifth studio album and embarking on his fourth concert tour in 2020.


On February 7,2020, Justin Bieber released "Intentions", as the second single from the album.


On May 8,2020, American singer Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber released the single "Stuck with U", to help raise funds for the first responders of the COVID-19 pandemic and their families.


On September 4,2020, Justin Bieber played a lead starring role in the music video for DJ Khaleds single "Popstar".


On September 18,2020, Justin Bieber released a collaboration with Chance the Rapper titled "Holy", which Justin Bieber called the start of his new era and the first single from his upcoming sixth studio album.


On November 20,2020, Shawn Mendes and Justin Bieber released "Monster", from Mendes' fourth studio album Wonder.


On January 1,2021, Justin Bieber released the third single "Anyone" from his upcoming studio album, which peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100.


On February 14,2021, Justin Bieber performed "Journals Live" in collaboration with TikTok, which marked his first-ever performance of his 2013 album Journals.


On February 26,2021, Justin Bieber officially announced that his sixth studio album would be titled Justice.


On March 5,2021, Justin Bieber released the album's fourth single, "Hold On", which peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Justin Bieber became the youngest solo artist to have eight US number-one albums, breaking a 56-year-old record held by Elvis Presley.


Justin Bieber became the first solo male artist in history to simultaneously debut a song and an album at number one in the US.


Justin Bieber became the first male act to have his first 6 studio albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200.


On Easter 2021, Justin Bieber surprise-released Freedom, a gospel-inspired EP consisting of six songs.


On May 10,2021, DJ Khaled released the single "Let It Go", with Justin Bieber co-featured alongside 21 Savage, from Khaled's twelfth studio album Khaled Khaled.


On June 11,2021, Justin Bieber made an appearance on Migos's fourth studio album, Culture III, on the album track "What You See".


On July 9,2021, Justin Bieber released a collaboration with the Kid Laroi titled "Stay".


Justin Bieber was the headlining act for the "Freedom Experience" show at the SoFi Stadium as part of 1DayLA's COVID-19 service event, held on July 24,2021.


On September 4,2021, Justin Bieber headlined the 2021 Made in America Festival held at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia.


On November 15,2021, Justin Bieber announced the international legs of his upcoming fourth concert tour, the Justice World Tour, scheduled to begin in San Diego, California on February 18,2022.


On November 19,2021, Bryson Tiller released the single "Lonely Christmas", with Justin Bieber co-featured alongside his long-time collaborator Poo Bear.


On December 3,2021, Justin Bieber released a collaboration with American rapper Juice Wrld titled "Wandered to LA" as the second single from the rapper's second posthumous album Fighting Demons.


Justin Bieber was the headlining performer at the 2021 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix held on December 5,2021, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.


On January 1,2022, Justin Bieber set the then-record for the most monthly listeners in Spotify history, having achieved a peak of 94.68 million monthly listeners, a record broken by Canadian artist The Weeknd a year later.


On February 11,2022, Justin Bieber headlined the "Homecoming Weekend" bash ahead of the Super Bowl in Los Angeles.


On March 4,2022, Justin Bieber released a collaboration with Nigerian singer Omah Lay titled "Attention".


On March 30,2022, Justin Bieber was featured on the single "Up at Night" by Kehlani, as part of the latter's third studio-album Blue Water Road.


On February 24,2023, Don Toliver released the single "Private Landing", with Justin Bieber co-featured alongside Future, from Toliver's third studio-album Love Sick.


Justin Bieber joined Toliver on stage at the 2023 Rolling Loud festival to deliver a surprise performance of the song.


In 2015 Justin Bieber released the EDM-fuelled album, Purpose, where he collaborated notably with Skrillex, and explored serious themes such as "life experiences", through "feel-good music".


Justin Bieber initially sang with a boy soprano voice, before his voice broke, as was evidenced during the debut performance of "Pray" at the 2010 American Music Awards.


Justin Bieber started to receive voice coaching from Jan Smith in 2008.


Justin Bieber endorsed Adidas, beside Derrick Rose and Venus Williams, in 2012.


Justin Bieber became the new "face" and "body" of Calvin Klein in early 2015.


Entertainment Tonight reported that Justin Bieber had used MYO-X, a dietary supplement, in preparation for the photo shoot.


In June 2015, Justin Bieber teamed up with StarShop, a new shopping app launched by Kevin Harrington.


Justin Bieber endorses Beats By Dre, Elizabeth Arden and Best Buy.


Justin Bieber has been credited with boosting the careers of other singers such as Carly Rae Jepsen and Madison Beer when he tweeted about them.


Justin Bieber launched his debut fragrance, Someday, in 2011; it grossed more than three million US dollars in sales, at Macy's, in just under three weeks, which industry experts regard as a successful celebrity-led launch.


In January 2019, Justin Bieber launched his own clothing line called "Drew House", consisting of a wide range of products.


Justin Bieber trademarked the name for his company in February 2018.


In September 2019, after a year-long collaboration with Schmidt's Naturals CEO, Michael Cammarata, Justin Bieber released his deodorant line, "Here + Now", designed for sensitive skin.


In fall 2021, Justin Bieber collaborated with Tim Hortons to launch a specialty version of Timbits known as "timbiebs".


On February 7,2022, Justin Bieber starred in Balenciaga's first 2022 campaign alongside Kim Kardashian and Isabelle Huppert.


In December 2022, Justin Bieber launched a clean water technology company called "Generosity" that aims to provide sustainable drinking water by reducing the usage of single-serve plastic.


Usher commented that while he and Justin Bieber were both signed at the same age, "I had the chance to ramp up my success, where this has happened to Justin Bieber abruptly".


Justin Bieber was often featured in teen magazines such as Tiger Beat, and has been labelled a "teen heartthrob".


Justin Bieber has been a target of Internet bloggers and message board posters, especially users of the Internet message board 4chan and of YouTube.


Nick Collins of The Daily Telegraph said that "Justin Bieber's character appears to strike a particularly sour note with his Internet critics" who have questioned his manner of speech, among other things.


Justin Bieber wore kilts, a trend of 1990s fashion, on several occasions.


In 2011, at age 17 and within just two years of his professional music career, Justin Bieber was named amongst the Time 100 world's most influential people list and was ranked number 2 on the Forbes Highest-Paid Celebrities Under 30 list.


Justin Bieber went on to be included on the Forbes annual list five more times; in 2012,2013,2014,2016 and 2017.


Justin Bieber continues to upload videos to the same channel and has opened a Twitter account, from which he interacts with fans regularly.


In January 2013, Justin Bieber surpassed Lady Gaga as the most-followed person on Twitter for the first time and held the record for 11 months.


Justin Bieber was frequently a trending topic on Twitter when the feature first launched, as his fans frequently discussed him on the network, and was named the top-trending star on Twitter in 2010.


Justin Bieber has said he is not interested in obtaining US citizenship, and has praised Canada as being "the best country in the world", citing its mostly government-funded health care system as a model example.


However, in September 2018, TMZ reported that Justin Bieber had begun the process of becoming an American citizen, following his marriage to Hailey Baldwin.


Justin Bieber owns a $25.8 million home in Beverly Hills as well as a lakeside home in Ontario.


Justin Bieber had several run-ins with the law around the world before his first arrest in 2014, including when he was accused of reckless driving in his neighbourhood in 2012, and charged in Brazil with vandalism in 2013.


One of his neighbours in Calabasas, California, accused Justin Bieber of throwing eggs at his home on January 9,2014, and causing thousands of dollars of damage.


On January 23,2014, Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida, together with singer Khalil, on suspicion of driving under the influence, driving with an over six month expired license, and resisting arrest without violence.


Police said that Justin Bieber told authorities he had consumed alcohol, smoked marijuana, and taken prescription drugs.


Justin Bieber was released from these charges on a $2,500 bond.


Immigration Law expert Harlan York noted that the likelihood of Justin Bieber being deported was extremely slim.


On July 9,2014, Justin Bieber was charged with one misdemeanour count of vandalism in California for throwing eggs at his Calabasas neighbour's home in January.


Justin Bieber was fined US$500 and sentenced to attend a 12-hour anger management course and a program that teaches the impact of drunken driving on victims.


On September 1,2014, Justin Bieber was arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving near his hometown of Stratford, Ontario, after a collision between a minivan and Justin Bieber's all-terrain vehicle on August 29.


Justin Bieber was released shortly and his lawyer blamed the incident on "the unwelcome presence of paparazzi".


In June 2014, a video emerged of a 15-year-old Justin Bieber telling a joke about black people, which used the word "nigger" multiple times.


In July 2017, the Chinese government banned Justin Bieber from performing in China.


Justin Bieber's father, Jeremy Justin Bieber, is a former carpenter and pro-am mixed martial artist.


From 2008 to 2009, Justin Bieber was in a relationship with Caitlin Beadles; the two remained friends, and Beadles attended Justin Bieber's wedding.


From December 2010 to March 2018, Justin Bieber was in an on-again, off-again relationship with singer and actress Selena Gomez.


Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin on July 7,2018.


On September 14,2018, Baldwin said on Twitter that she and Justin Bieber had not yet married, but deleted the tweet afterward.


On November 23,2018, Justin Bieber stated he was married to Baldwin.


Justin Bieber has described himself as a faithful Christian, said he communicates with God via prayer, and that "He's the reason I'm here".


Justin Bieber was baptized on January 9,2014, by Pentecostal pastor Carl Lentz of Hillsong Church, New York, after a born again experience.


On July 24,2021, Justin Bieber led worship with Gospel singers Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes during the "Freedom Experience" at SoFi Stadium.


Justin Bieber covered up the "Son of God" text tattooed on his abdomen with a large design that features two angels, gothic arches, a skeleton, and a serpent.


Justin Bieber opposed the Trump administration family separation policy, calling for Donald Trump to " let those kids out of cages" in 2019.


The organization builds schools in developing countries, and Justin Bieber became manager for the organization's campaign in Guatemala.


Justin Bieber serves as a celebrity spokesman for the organization by running ads for the charity and its campaign "Schools4All".


Justin Bieber takes part in the charity's fund-raising galas and donates parts of the proceeds from his concerts and Someday line of fragrances, and various merchandising to the charity.


In 2010, Justin Bieber supported a campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals by urging fans to adopt abandoned pets from shelters.


Justin Bieber donated his hair to Ellen DeGeneres during his appearance in her talkshow The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March 2011.


Justin Bieber's hair sold on eBay for more than $40,000 and the proceeds benefited the animal rescue charity, The Gentle Barn.


In December 2011, Justin Bieber donated $100,000 to Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas to provide students from low income families.


Justin Bieber supported Charity: Water which is a nonprofit that brings potable drinking water to people in developing countries.


Justin Bieber was named top charitable celeb of 2011 by American news aggregator and blog HuffPost.


In September 2017, Justin Bieber donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to help people in Texas after the severe destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.


On February 7,2020, Justin Bieber donated $100,000 to Julie Coker, a 22-year-old fan who works in mental health awareness.


In February 2020, Justin Bieber made a donation to Beijing Chunmiao Children Aid Foundation in China to support COVID-19 relief.


In March 2021, Justin Bieber visited the California State Prison in Los Angeles County along with his wife Hailey and pastor Judah Smith at the invitation of Scott Budnick.


Justin Bieber met with inmates involved in The Urban Ministry Institute and expressed support for Budnick's Anti-Recidivism Coalition.


Justin Bieber described his visit to the prison as a "life-changing experience that I will never forget".


Justin Bieber has struggled with mental health issues, particularly depression and anxiety, at various points during his career.


In January 2020, Justin Bieber announced on his Instagram that he had been diagnosed with Lyme disease.


Justin Bieber revealed that he had infectious mononucleosis, which affected his neurological and overall health.


In February 2022, it was reported that Justin Bieber had tested positive for COVID-19, two days after embarking on his fourth concert tour, Justice World Tour.


Justin Bieber has reinvented pop stardom for over a decade and has been referred to as the "Prince of Pop" and the "King of Teen Pop" by contemporary journalists.


Justin Bieber is often cited as a pop icon, or simply an icon.


Justin Bieber had achieved a global fandom who came to be known as "beliebers" and his popularity was labelled "Bieber Fever", with fan frenzies taking place in Liverpool, Barcelona and Paris, among other territories.


Justin Bieber maintained his global popularity during his transition to adulthood, achieving increased artistic recognition and credit in the process.


The Conversation's Jo Adetunji said that Justin Bieber is "one of the most successful pop singers of recent years".


In 2011, Justin Bieber was honoured with a star in front of Avon Theater in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, where he used to busk when he was younger.


On November 23,2012, Justin Bieber was presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the former Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper.


Justin Bieber was one of 60,000 Canadians to receive the Diamond Jubilee medal that year.


In 2013, Justin Bieber received a Diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America for his single "Baby", which at the time became the highest-certified digital single of all time.


Justin Bieber has won two Grammy Awards out of 23 nominations, one Latin Grammy Award, eight Juno Awards, two Brit Awards, 26 Billboard Music Awards, 22 ASCAP Awards, and numerous fan voted accolades which include 18 American Music Awards, 23 Teen Choice Awards, eight iHeartRadio Music Awards, and six MTV Video Music Awards.


Justin Bieber has won a record 22 MTV Europe Music Awards out of a record 52 nominations.


At age 19, Justin Bieber received the Milestone Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in recognition for breaking boundaries with his creativity and contribution to the musical landscape, surpassing the likes of Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars to the award.


Justin Bieber is the youngest solo artist to have eight US number-one albums, a record held by Elvis Presley since 1965.


Justin Bieber is the first artist in Spotify history to have 13 songs surpass 1 billion streams.


Justin Bieber became the first artist, since Elvis Presley in 2005, to replace his own song as number one on the UK Singles Chart.


Justin Bieber is the first artist in history to occupy the entire top three of the UK Singles Chart.


Justin Bieber became the first solo artist to chart three solo songs in the top five of the US Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously, and the first as a lead act since the Beatles in 1964.


Justin Bieber has attained notable success on numerous Billboard charts both in the United States and globally.


Eight singles by Justin Bieber have topped the US Billboard Hot 100, his most recent being "Stay".


Justin Bieber is the first artist in history to chart new number-one singles in consecutive weeks on the Hot 100.


Justin Bieber is the youngest male soloist to debut at number one in the US.


Justin Bieber is the youngest male soloist to spend 200 cumulative weeks in the top 10 of the Hot 100.


Justin Bieber is the first male soloist to simultaneously debut a song and an album at number one in the US.


Justin Bieber is the first male soloist to spend 59 consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the Hot 100.


Justin Bieber's hit single "Despacito" has spent the most weeks at number one on Billboards Hot Latin Songs Chart and is ranked as the greatest Latin song of all time by Billboard.


Justin Bieber is the artist with the most number-one debuts, most number-one singles, and the most cumulative weeks at number one on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 Chart.


Justin Bieber is the solo artist with the most cumulative weeks at number one on the Billboard Social 50 Chart.


Justin Bieber was named the number one artist on Billboards Decade-End Social 50 Chart for the 2010s.


Justin Bieber was named the "Greatest Pop Star of 2016" by Billboard.


Justin Bieber was Billboards Year-End Top Male Artist for 2016 and placed number seven on the magazine's Decade-End Top Artists Chart for the 2010s.