Justin Timberlake is one of the very popular names we hear in the music industry as he is one music artist well respected worldwide for his achievements. No doubts, there are only a few celebrities of Justin Timberlake’s age who have achieved as much as he has over the years.
The singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor is skilled with musical instruments such as the guitar, keyboard, and in beatboxing. His magnificent vocals plus his music genres which include R&B, pop, and neo-soul, have helped him earn the much-deserved fame and financial rewards.
Justin’s achievements speak loud enough, having claimed up to 10 Grammy Awards from 39 nominations. He also has 11 MTV Video Music Awards from 26 nominations, 7 American Music Awards from 13 nominations, 9 Billboard Music Awards coming from 26 nominations and has been nominated for 8 Emmy Awards, winning 4 in the process. In total, the multi-talented singer has thus far claimed 174 Awards from 514 nominations.
Justin Timberlake’s Age, How Old Is The Singer?
JT, as he is often called was born to Lynn Harless and Charles Timberlake. As for Justin Timberlake’s age, he was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 31, 1981, and his name in full is Justin Randall Timberlake. His father was a choir director in a Baptist church and Charles brought up Timberlake and his other siblings in the faith of the Baptist church. Timberlake was raised in Shelby Forest in Tennessee.
He is the only child born to his parents when they were still married but Timberlake has three half-siblings, products of his parents marriage to other people. His immediate younger half-sibling is Jonathan Timberlake, from his dad’s marriage to Lisa Perry. His second half-sibling was Laura Katherine, she died shortly after birth in 1997. His third and last half-sibling is Stephen Timberlake.
Timberlake got introduced to music by his grandfather and his favorite kind of music back then was country music, especially songs by Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. Timberlake performed both gospel and country songs. He made his first TV appearance when he was just 11. He performed on the TV show Star Search and was known simply as Justin Randall.
JT was also known as the lead singer for the boy band NSTNC which came into being in 1995. He later changed his style of music from country to R&B when he started listening to songs by Stevie Wonder. He fell in love with the R&B style of music and chose to adapt to it; it is the genre of music he is known for today.
So far, Timberlake has released 5 studio albums, 2 soundtrack albums, 2 compilation albums, 3 EPs, 39 singles, and 17 other charted songs. As an actor, he has been cast in 23 films. In 2010, he played the role of Sean Parker in The Social Network, a biography drama film which gave a glimpse of how Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook. The next year (2011), Justin starred alongside Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel in the comedy film Bad Teacher. The film earned awesomely at the box office, recording $216.2 million worldwide, after being produced with barely $20 million. Also in 2011, he played the male lead character Dylan Harper in the romantic comedy film Friends with Benefits. Mila Kunis starred as the film’s female lead character Jamie Rellis, Dylan Harper’s romantic interest.
Is He Married, Who Is His Wife?
Bad news for the majority of Timberlake’s female fans who are not yet aware of his marital status, the R&B singer is a married man and his wife is the American actress Jessica Claire Timberlake. Jessica was born on March 3, 1982, in Ely, Minnesota. She was born to Kimberley and Jonathan Biel.
As a young girl, Jessica had several interesting hobbies, she enjoyed playing soccer and even played the game for her high school soccer team; she attended Fairview High School. Timberlake’s wife also trained as a gymnast and took vocal training classes as well. Her parents moved around a lot and Jessica lived through her childhood in six states; from Minnesota where she was born to Illinois, Texas, Colorado, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
Since she started her acting career in 1994, Jessica has starred in over 33 films and 8 TV shows. She has also featured in two music videos; first was in Aerosmith’s music video for Fly Away From Here and her husband’s 2018 music video for Man of the Woods. Justin and his wife have a son named Silas Randall Timberlake. He was born in April 2015.