Pop artist Justin Bieber of Canada is worth an estimated $300 million. Since his 2007 YouTube discovery, Justin Bieber has sold over 150 million records globally and performed several highly successful world tours. He has become an international sensation, which has made him absurdly wealthy.
Justin Bieber Net Worth 2022
During his touring years, Justin is one of the highest-paid performers in the world, earning an estimated $60–$80 million. Justin signed a contract in December 2022 to sell the rights to his music catalogue for $200 million.
In 2007/2008, Justin Bieber was just a Canadian preteen uploading music videos on the web. A former marketing executive named Scooter Braun, who would later become Bieber’s manager, happened upon one of his videos. What followed is ancient history.
The Beginnings of Life:
On March 1, 1994, Bieber was born in London, Ontario. Bieber was raised by his mother’s grandmother and step-grandfather because his parents never married and she was a minor at the time of his birth. When he was younger, he took lessons on several instruments. In 2012, he received his diploma from Stratford, Ontario’s St. Michael Catholic Secondary School.
Bieber sang “So Sick” by Ne-Yo at a local Stratford singing competition when he was 12 years old, and he came in second. His mother recorded the show and uploaded it to YouTube so that Bieber’s friends and family could watch it.
Scooter Braun, an executive at a record label, discovered Bieber in 2007 after he clicked on one of the singer’s videos by chance. He found Bieber and talked his mother into letting him take him to Atlanta, where the two of them recorded a demo. Bieber was opening for R&B legend Usher a week after his arrival in Atlanta.
Raymond Braun and Usher formed Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG) and signed him shortly after he auditioned for Usher’s label, Island Def Jam. After moving to Atlanta with his mom and signing with Island Records in October 2008, Bieber continued his collaboration with Braun and Usher. In 2008, Braun took over as Bieber’s manager.
Bieber’s debut album was a two-disc set published in 2010. The albums were titled “My World” and “My World 2.0.” In order to promote the album, he appeared on a number of talk shows, including “The Today Show,” “The Wendy Williams Show,” “Good Morning America,” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Over a million copies of “My World” were sold in the United States in less than two months following its publication. The RIAA has awarded five platinum certifications for this album. One Time, One Less Lonely Girl, Love Me, and Favourite Girl were the first singles from the upcoming album “My World” to crack the Billboard Top 40.
Sales of 698,000 copies in the first three weeks after the album’s release propelled “My World 2.0” to the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. By reaching the top of the charts at such a young age, Bieber surpassed Steven Wonder, who had held the record since 1963.
With over 15 million copies sold throughout the world, Justin’s “Baby” single featuring rapper Ludacris soon became his highest selling single of all time. His second album, “Under the Mistletoe,” a collection of holiday music, sold 2 million copies. Three million copies of his 2012 album “Believe” were sold around the world.
Career in Music:
The 3D concert/biopic “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” was released in February 2011 as Bieber’s fame was at an all-time high. The picture earned over $98 million worldwide, including an estimated $12.4 million on its opening day from 3,105 theatres.
Bieber released the album “Never Say Never – The Remixes” in tandem with the film in February 2011. He made $53 million in a year, putting him at number two on Forbes’ list of the highest-earning celebrities under the age of 30 in June 2011.
The holiday album “Under the Mistletoe” was published in October 2011 to critical acclaim, and was followed by “Believe” in June 2012 and “Believe Acoustic” in January 2013. Another film starring Justin Bieber, “Justin Bieber’s Believe,” was released in December 2013 and was similarly directed by Jon M. Chu.
His “Where Are Ü Now” single from February 2015 received the Grammy for Best Dance Recording in 2016. Bieber’s single “What Do You Mean” from his album “Purpose” (November 2015) became the youngest male artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart, earning him a Guinness World Record. On February 14, 2020, he released his follow-up album, titled Changes.
He has also collaborated on the hits “Cold Water” (2016, with Major Lazer and M), “Déjà vu” (2016, with Post Malone), “Despacito” (2017), with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “I’m the One” (2017), with Quavo, Chance the Rapper, Lil Wayne, and DJ Khaled, and “Bad Guy” (2019, with Billie Eilish).
The “Baby” music video has over 2.1 billion views on YouTube as of this writing. His “Sorry” music video has been seen over 3 billion times. He has more than 50 million people that follow him on YouTube.
Bieber began dating Selena Gomez, an actress and singer, in December 2010. They dated on-and-off until March of this year. After a brief breakup in December 2015 and January 2016, Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got back together in May 2018. They started dating in July of 2018 and tied the knot on September 30, 2019. Stephen Baldwin, Alec’s brother, is the father of Hailey.
According to sources from September 2018, Bieber has started the process of becoming an American citizen after marrying Baldwin, despite the fact that he holds an O-1 visa for temporary residence status in the United States as a Canadian citizen.
Despite his amazing success in the music industry, he has had his fair share of scandal in the press, as is typical of young celebrities. In 2014, he was arrested for driving under the influence, drag racing, and resisting police; he had been acting erratically before to his incarceration, and his fame temporarily suffered as a result.
In March of 2015, Justin agreed to be a comedy central roast. Kevin Hart, Snoop Dogg, Shaq, Martha Stewart, Ludacris, and many more celebrities were among those who participated in the roasting. At the end of the show, Justin remarked something quite witty: If you give a youngster $200 million, what do you get? Two hours of a bunch of old people calling you a lesbian.
Promotions and Commercial Activities
Bieber’s notoriety has opened doors to fruitful business collaborations throughout the years. Proactive, Nicole by OPI, Walmart, Adidas, Calvin Klein, and Schmidt’s Naturals are just few of the companies he has collaborated with.
In addition to music, Justin Bieber is also an accomplished perfumer, having released such scents as “Someday” (2011), “Girlfriend” (2012), and “Justin Bieber Collector’s Edition” (2014).
Justin, at only 18 years old, spent $6.5 million purchasing a property in the guarded neighbourhood of The Oaks in Calabasas in 2012. Several of Justin’s altercations with his neighbours occurred at this home.
His gatherings were always too loud for the neighbourhood, and his pals would always drive too fast. Justin was captured on a neighbor’s surveillance cameras in 2014 inflicting thousands of dollars in damage by tossing eggs at a house.
After the incident, Justin was jailed for a short time at his house while police executed a felony search warrant inside. In 2014, Justin sold the mansion to Khloe Kardashian for $7.2 million, after paying $80,000 to end the matter.
For the next five years, Justin rented a new place to live in a new part of the world. For the better part of 2019, for instance, they were paying an eye-popping $100,000 monthly to rent a property near Toluca Lake, California. Justin purchased a property in Beverly Hills for $8.5 million in March of 2019.
Justin bought a new Beverly Hills mansion for $28.5 million in August of 2020. This brand-new Beverly Hills residence may be found in the Beverly Park gated enclave at the top of the Santa Monica Mountains.
Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, Rod Stewart, and Sylvester Stallone are just few of the famous people who live in the area. The home had been on the market for $42 million two years before Bieber bought it. There is an 11,000 square foot home on the 2.5-acre property.