Justin Bieber – Age, Life & Songs – Biography

Filed in Musician by on July 26, 2019

Justin Bieber – Age, Life & Songs – Biography: Justin Drew Bieber born on March 1,1994  is a Canadian singer and songwriter. He was born in London,  Ontario at St Joseph’s hospital and raised in Stratford,  Ontario.  He is the only  child of Jeremy Jack Bieber and Patricia Mallette, who were never married.

Mallette was underage when she gave birth , and her mother Diane and stepfather Bruce helped her raise her son.  Through his father, Bieber has three younger half-siblings. His mother worked a series of low-paying office jobs, raising Bieber as a single mother in low- income housing. Bieber has maintained contact with his father.

Justin Bieber – Age, Life & Songs – Biography

Education

Bieber attended a French-language immersion elementary school in Stratford , the Jeanne sauve Catholic school. He graduated from high school in Stratford, Ontario,  the St. Micheal Catholic secondary school in 2012 with a 4.0 GPA.

Career

Bieber started his music career at a very tender age. Growing up,  he learned to play the piano, guitar ,drums and trumpet. In early 2007, aged 12 , Bieber sang Ne-Yo’s “so sick “ for a local singing competition in Stratford and was placed second. Mallette posted a video of the performance on YouTube for their family and friends to see.  She continued to upload videos of Bieber singing covers of various R&B songs and that was when Bieber was discovered by Scooter Braun , a former marketing executive of so so Def Recordings who accidentally clicked on one of bieber ‘s 2007 videos which led to his popularity. At 13, Bieber went to  Atlanta,  Georgia,  with Braun to record demo tapes.

Bieber began singing for Usher one week later.  Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group(RBMG), a joint venture between Braun and Usher. Bieber then moved to Atlanta with his mother to pursue further work with Braun and Usher.Braun became Bieber’s manager in 2008, he released his first single “one time “ to radio while still recording his debut album.

Justin Bieber released his first studio album “ My World 2.0” in 2010 followed by Under the mistletoe (2011), Believe (2012), and Purpose (2015). Bieber cited Michael Jackson,  The Beatles, Boyz II men, Mariah Carey,  Justin Timberlake,  Steve wonders,  Tupac and Usher as his musical inspiration. Some of  his music includes; baby, boyfriend, sorry etc.

Achievements/Awards

Bieber has won numerous awards throughout his career, including an American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012,  a Grammy Award for best dance recording for the song “where are u now “ and a Latin Grammy Award. He has been listed three times by Forbes magazine among the top ten most powerful celebrities in the  world,  in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2016, Bieber became the first artist to surpass 10 billion total video views on vevo.  Bieber is also a philanthropist, businessman and entrepreneur.

Marriage / Family / Relationship

In December 2010, Bieber began dating Selena Gomez.  After which they finally broke up in March 2018. Bieber became engaged to Hailey Baldwin on July 7, 2018 and later got  married in September, 2018.

About the Author ()

Comments are closed.