Justin Bieber is pop a singer, actor and song writer from Canada who rose to fame because of his viral YouTube video which was accidentally clicked by Scooter Braun. Impressed, Braun contacted Mallette, Bieber’s mother to seek permission for Bieber to record demo tapes to Atlanta, Georgia and to sing to an R&B singer and song writer Usher.
Justin Bieber is the son of Pattie Malllette, a single mom who struggled financially prior to Justin's fame and fortune. Justin Bieber was born in St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario, Canada, the very same hospital Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling were born.
Justin grew up in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He was interested in hockey, soccer, and chess. At a young age, Justin was already inclined to music, In fact he taught himself to play piano, drums, guitar and trumpet.
When he was 12 years old, he competed in a local singing contest in Stratford where he won second place.
Justin Bieber’s Rise
Justin Bieber's first single, “One Time” was a hit! On the first week of it's release on July 2009 it ranked number 12 on Canadian Hot 100 and eventually peaked at number 17 on Billboard Hot 100. “One Time” was certified Platinum in Canada and in the USA, Gold in Australia and New Zealand.
Bieber’s debut album, My World 2.0 released in January 2010 was an international hit. The album debuted at number on the US Billboard 200 which made Justin Bieber the youngest solo male act to top the chart against Stevie Wonder in 1963.
On February 11, 2011 Justin’s 3D part-biopic, part-concert film entitled Justin Bieber: Never Say Never was released and grossed $98.441.954 holding the record for the top debut for a music-documentary. On November 1st of the same year, Justin released his second studio album, “Under the Mistletoe” debuted number 1 on the Billboard 200 and sold 210, 000 copies on it's first week.
At 17 years old, Justin has ranked number 2 on Forbes list of Best-Paid Celebrities under 30 and was the youngest star to be making $53 million in a year.
As of May, 2013, Justin Bieber has over 39 million followers on Twitter and is one of the most trending topics on Twitter. Justin Bieber’s most recent guest starring were at Saturday Night Live and on The Simpsons.
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