Justin Timberlake, an American actor, and singer started his career with the ‘The New Mickey Mouse Club’ and then rose to fame with the boy band *NSYNC prior to his successful career as a singer and actor.
Who is Justin Timberlake?
Justin Timberlake started his career on the children's television series The New Mickey Mouse Club, where he was cast next to Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. He earned his popularity as a teenage heartthrob in 1995 with his singing talent in the pop group *NSYNC. He was inspired and motivated to go solo in 2002 after his boy band group earned glorifying success in the 1990s. Timberlake took off his solo career by releasing his album called justified. His talent was awarded the Grammys for his album. Which pushed him to continue his prospering solo singing career with many more songs such as FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006), The20/20 Experience (2013), and Man of the Woods (2018). Besides establishing himself as a talented singer he also demonstrated his skills as a skilled actor by starring in movies like Alpha Dog (2006), The Social Network (2010), and In Time (2011).
Justin Timberlake also known as Justin Randall Timberlake was born on 31st January 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee. His parents were Randall Timberlake and Lynn Bomer. Belonging from a religious family he grew up as a Baptist and spent most of his childhood singing in the church choir. He lived his childhood in Shelby forest. Justin was influenced by his family members and gained his musical talent from his much-absorbed musician family. His uncle and grandfather were musicians. In fact, Timberlake’s grandfather was the first one to teach him music initially with a guitar. He helped him foster his voice as a singer. His grandfather made him listen to songs of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. Simultaneously his father helped his taste for music by playing songs of bands such as Eagles and Queen. Timberlake’s parents called it quits in 1985 but they have remained close to the family. He has two siblings, two half-brothers from his paternal side. He paid a tribute to her half-sister after she died with his song “My Angel in Heaven.” in the *NSYNC.
Timberlake dated many of the influential names like singer Britney Spears and Cameron Diaz, the actress. In 2007, he was in a relationship with actress Jessica Biel. The relationship went through ups and downs which was reflected with their on-and-off course of the relationship. However, after several years, the love birds got married in October 2012 in the city Puglia in Italy. Some years later they had a baby boy named Silas Randall Timberlake in April 2015.
He emerged on his acting career with few featured films and then quickly bagged many other projects like Alpha Dog and Black Snake in 2006. However, he made it big and garnered a lot of attention when he voiced King Arthur in the super hit animated film Shrek the Third, in 2007. Some of his remarkable performances as an actor include The Social Network (2010). He later starred in many other movies like Bad Teacher, Friends with Benefits, etc. to establish himself as a fine actor.