Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and entertainer with a net worth of $200 million. Born in Canada in 1994, he came into the spotlight when he was just a young teenager with a floppy hair cut and a cute face, and his life has changed drastically since then. Bieber’s parents never married, and they were not together much of his childhood. He was raised primarily by his mother, with the help of her mother and stepfather, to whom Justin Bieber is very close. He’s the only child of his own parents, but he does have two half-siblings that are a product of his father’s later relationships the same year that Bieber became famous and again the following year.
Justin Bieber does have a relationship with his father, and his mother worked hard as a single mother to raise him. He grew up in what we would consider poverty with his single mother and her low-paying jobs due to her lack of education. She had Bieber when she was just a teenager, and she had no idea he would go on to become a famous superstar when he was a teen. He’s been interested in music his entire life, learning to play several instruments at a young age. He’s good with the piano, the guitar, the trumpet and the drums.
When he was just a little boy, his mother began posting videos of her son singing on YouTube. That’s when Scooter Braun, the former market executive at So So Def saw the videos and fell in love with the boy we’d come to know as Justin Bieber, household name and heart throb for little girls everywhere. Braun was certain that he’d make a superstar at some point, so he found Bieber and began speaking to him. He was only 13 when he traveled from Canada with Braun to Atlanta to meet people in the business and he began singing for Usher only a week later.
Usher then took him under his wing and signed him to the label he created with Braun, beating out Justin Timberlake’s bid to sign this young boy. He had some hits with his first album, presented at the Grammys and then he sang for the president and his wife, but it wasn’t until 2010 when “Baby” was released that he became an international sensation. The song feature Ludacris, and everyone fell madly in love with the song. It went to the top right away, and Bieber’s career was cemented. After that, he could not go anywhere without young girls fighting and screaming.
Justin Bieber is only 21 right now, but he’s seen tremendous success. He’s not handling it very well at the moment, with multiple issues with the law, with alcohol and with other issues. However, he’s made a public apology and seems to want to make his world right again, and he’s been doing just that for several months. We hold out hope that whatever he was going through was a terrible phase and that he’s righting his wrongs at the moment.
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