Justin Timberlake, the American actor, singer-songwriter, dancer and record producer is worth a whopping $230 million as of 2018. The singer, who rose to prominence through his boy band, soon gained the confidence to perform solo, while exploring his options in acting and other business ventures. With success came various endorsement deals and Timberlake has remained somewhere on the top in the list of highest paid celebrities.
Knowing Justin Timberlake
Justin Randall Timberlake was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Shelby Forest.
Timberlake began to sing when he was just a child. He sang country and gospel music most of the time. He also appeared on the TV shows Star Search and The All New Mickey Mouse Club.
Timberlake married actress Jessica Biel in 2012, and the couple has a son.
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Beginning and the End of NSYNC
In 1995, the boy band NSYNC was formed with Timberlake as one of the two lead singers and began performing in Europe. However, the band rose to fame in 1998 in the United States with the release of their self-titled debut studio album. In 2002, the group broke up after successfully releasing three albums which gained worldwide popularity.
After the boy band dissolved, Timberlake began to perform and released his debut solo studio album Justified.
He has gone on numerous concert tours including The Justified World Tour, Future Sex/Love Show, Man of the Woods Tour, Justified and Stripped tour and Legends of the Summer Stadium Tour.
Amidst his music career, Timberlake even appeared in numerous movies. He took a break from his recording career in the early 2000s to focus on his acting career. His films soon became a hit at the box office and grossed in millions. Some of his movies include Longshot, Edison, Alpha Dog, The Love Guru, Yogi Bear, Friends with Benefits, Trolls and Wonder Wheel. Timberlake has acted in over 20 movies.
Justin has also expanded his horizon into business. He co-owns three restaurants in the U.S- Chi, Destino and Southern Hospitality.
He launched a clothing line William Rast in 2005.
In 2007, Timberlake purchased Big Creek golf course in his hometown and redeveloped as the eco-friendly Mirimichi Golf Course. However, it was closed in 2010 and was sold in 2014.
Timberlake has been nominated for 88 different categories of awards and has won over 40 of them including Primetime Emmy Awards, ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, Environmental Media Awards, GAFCA Award and Grammy Awards.
In 2015, he was ranked #19 in Forbes’ Celebrity 100.
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Justin Timberlake Net Worth
The pop icon who earned in millions when he was in NSYNC and later from his solo performances and acting career is currently worth $230 million.
Houses and Cars
Timberlake currently resides in a 12,000 sq ft mansion in Hollywood Hills with his wife. He also owns a three-bedroom condo in Tribeca, New York. Timberlake spent $4 million to purchase his Williamson County Land in 2015. Timberlake recently acquired a penthouse with three bedrooms, a fireplace and a wraparound terrace overlooking West Broadway. He and his wife also own a smaller penthouse in lower Manhattan.
The singer is a car enthusiast and owns a fleet of luxurious cars including Jeep Wrangler, Audi A8, Audi Q7, Lexus RX 350, Hummer H3, Audi S5 Cabriolet, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and 1960 Pontiac GTO.
The world famous actor-singer endorses numerous products and has appeared on various ads including Givenchy, Sony, Play, Audi A1, Callaway Golf Company, Myspace, Chili’s and Pepsi
Timberlake earned $6 million from McDonald’s for writing McDonald’s themed “I’m lovin’ it” song.
In 2001, Timberlake founded Justin Timberlake Foundation, which initially funded music education programs in school but now has branched out its activities.
Timberlake donated $3 million Pre-Super bowl Concert Fee to Shriners Hospital for Children.
He donated $100,000 each to Wildlife Warriors Memphis Rock N’ Soul Museum in the late 2000s.
Timberlake also supports numerous charity organisations including Cancer research institute, GLSEN, Keep a Child Alive, Kids Wish Network, Make The Difference Network, Mercy Corps, Mission Australia, MusiCares, Music for Relief and National Kidney Foundation.
In 2017, Timberlake and Eminem helped raise over $2 million for Manchester Arena attack victims.
In 2005, Timberlake was awarded by the Grammy Association for his humanitarian efforts.
Justin Timberlake is one of the highest paid singers, who has gifted the world some fantastic music to groove on. Who can forget his Can’t Stop the feeling, SexyBack or even Cry Me a River? Not just as a singer, but Timberlake has showcased his skills in acting and other ventures too.