Justin Bieber is one of the world’s most successful pop stars. But there are some things you may not know about him. Here are some things to know about him:
1. HE WAS DISCOVERED ON YOUTUBE
Justin was only twelve years old when he shot to fame after launching his own official YouTube channel, posting videos including covers of pop songs like John Mayer’s “Gravity” and Nelly’s “Just A Dream.”
2. HE STARTED HIS RECORD LABEL
Justin has always been very hands-on when it comes to his career. He was just fifteen years old when he created his record label in 2008, launching the careers of artists including Jaden Smith and Cody Simpson.
3. HE’S A PROMINENT PHILANTHROPIST
Justin is well-known for his kind heart and love of helping others and has donated millions of dollars to charity over the years. In 2013 he spent $100,000 providing food and water to those affected by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey and donating an incredible $1,000,000 to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan hit.
4. HE’S A DEDICATED FAMILY MAN
Justin is exceptionally close with his family and spends a lot of time with them both at home in the USA and on tour. Despite being worth millions himself, he often splashes out on expensive gifts for his parents, including private jets and diamond rings.
5. HE’S AN INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR
After breaking into the pop music world, Justin’s career has gone from strength to strength. He’s had several No.1 hits around the globe, including “What Do You Mean” and his latest release, “Sorry,” and is one of the most famous faces on the planet with over 70 million followers on Twitter!
6. HE’S AN AWARD-WINNER
Justin is one of the most successful singers globally and has won multiple awards for his chart-topping hits, including a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for his song “Where Are Ü Now.” He also scooped four American Music Awards, six Billboard Music Awards, five MTV Europe Music Awards, and was even named “Artist Of The Year” by MTV in 2013!
7. HE’S A PROUD CANADIAN
Although Justin initially grew up in the USA, he has solid ties to his home country of Canada. He holds several records for his music sales there, including the first artist to have three No.1 singles on iTunes in one year and the first artist to have seven songs from a debut album to make it into the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot 100.