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Justin Timberlake Biography

Birth Name:
Justin Randall Timberlake
Birth Place:
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Singer, songwriter, actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Sang at the Grand Ole Opry when he was 10
  • Under the name Justin Randall, he performed---and lost---on Star Search in 1992
  • Appeared as a young Elton John in the flashy songwriter's video for "This Train Don't Stop There Any More
  • " Launched the William Rast clothing line with friend Trace Ayala in November 2005
  • Opened the Italian eatery Destino's with Eytan Sugarman in 2006 on Manhattan's Upper East Side
  • Is an avid golfer and has competed in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
  • Began hosting the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open in 2008
  • Signed on to be the face of Givenchey's new men's fragrance, Play, in 2008
  • In 2010, began doing ads for their new women's version, Play for Her
  • Topped GQ's 10 Most Stylish Men in America list in 2009
  • Received the Big Help Award, which honors philanthropy work, at the 2011 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards


  • 2017Golden Globe-Best Original Song - Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2016Oscar-Best Achievement in Music (Original Song): nominated
  • 2016Grammy-Best Song Written for Visual Media: winner
  • 2014Golden Globe-Best Original Song - Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2014Critics' Choice Movie Awards-Best Song: nominated
  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated