30 Interesting Facts About Superstar Justin Timberlake.

Justin Timberlake has had a long successful career. Starting as a singer and performer on children's television and moving all the way to international film star and Grammy award-winning musician, you'd be hard pressed to find someone who's more accomplished than the 35 year old Timberlake. Here are 30 incredible facts about superstar Justin Timberlake. Enjoy!



3/30. Sir Elton John has deep respect and admiration for Justin Timberlake. Elton Johns music video This Train Dont Stop There Anymore actually features Justin Timberlake, who acts as a young Elton John.

4/30. When he is unable to fall asleep, he sings himself to sleep.

5/30. You know that "Ba-ba-da-da-da. I'm lovin' it" jingle that plays during McDonald's commercials? Well, you can thank JT for that!

The fast food chain loved his 2003 song "I'm Lovin' It" so much, they decided to use a version of it as their signature tune.


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6/30. Timberlake broke his thumb on stage in early 1997, when he slipped on a puddle of water that was a result of the audience being sprayed down due to extreme temperatures during the outdoor concert.

7/30. He attended E.E. Jeter Elementary School in Millington, Tennessee. After the sixth grade, he left and was subsequently homeschooled throughout middle school and high school.

8/30. Justin sang Alan Jackson's 'Love's Got a Hold On You' at age 11 on the TV show Star Search, but he eventually lost the competition.

9/30. Justin Timberlake started out in the Mickey Mouse Club as a child alongside other celebrities, including Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Gosling.

10/30. NSYNCs 2000 album 'No Strings Attached' sold 1.1 million copies on its first day out, and broke records when it sold 2.4 million in the first week.


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11/30. He revealed that at one point, he owned every single model of Air Jordans ever made.

12/30. Justin Timberlake doesn't write down any of his lyrics and finished two full albums without touching a pen or paper.

13/30. JT briefly lived with none other than Ryan Gosling.

Back when the two starred together on The Mickey Mouse Club, Timberlake's mom, Lynn Harless, briefly took in the young Gosling.

14/30. He plays basketball regularly, and after becoming a minority owner of the Memphis Grizzlies, has been known to drop by during their practice.

15/30. He is an avid golfer. Justin and his parents purchased a golf course in Memphis after it was in risk of being closed.


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16/30. Justin has won 9 Grammy Awards throughout his career.

17/30. His mom came up with the name NSYNC by using the last letter of each original member's first name: justiN, chriS (Chris Kirkpatrick), joeY (Joey Fatone), jasoN (Jason Watkins sang bass prior to Lance Bass joining the group) and j.C. (J.C. Chasez). The group was started when Justin was just 14 years old.

18/30. He had the unwanted pleasure of being Ashton Kutcher's first victim on the TV show Punk'd (2003).

19/30. One of Timberlake's favourite movies is the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. He is also a triple threat, having acted in a number of movies, TV shows and sketches over the course of his singing and dancing career.

20/30. He took guitar lessons for three weeks but got bored with how slow the pace was and started teaching himself instead.


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21/30. Justin has his own brand of tequila: 901.

22/30. On the infamous matching denim outfit he wore with Britney Spears. "God, I feel I've gone to therapy just to erase some of my fashion choices. The cornrows I wore with NSYNC. That was pretty bad. Britney and I wore matching denim outfits [to the 2001 American Music Awards]. Yeah, another bad choice. I'd probably pay good money to get some of those pictures off the internet."

23/30. Timberlake openly calls himself a 'mama's boy,' and admitted to Entertainment Weekly that there was nothing that he's done that his mother doesn't know about.

24/30. 'Wardrobe Malfunction' is a phrase todays generation is well aware of, thanks to Justin Timberlake and Janet Jacksons 2004 Super Bowl performance. During the performance, Timberlake tore off a part of Janets costume as part of the act, revealing her nipple and giving birth to the Wardrobe Malfunction. People have called the incident a publicity stunt.

25/30. According to reports, before their wedding an agreement was signed, according to which only Timberlake (and not Jessica Biel) is bound to pay a huge sum if he is caught cheating or being unfaithful to the marriage. The couple got married on October 19, 2012 in Italy.


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26/30. Timberlake's net worth is reported at $100 million.

27/30. He is a four-time Emmy winner. Justin won an Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series award in 2009 and 2011 for hosting SNL.

28/30. Hes very specific about the way he eats Oreos: Dunk the Oreo in the milk for 7 seconds so it won't be too soggy nor too hard.

29/30. He is quoted as saying, I remember I listened to Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen, over and over. I locked myself in my room and turned off the lights and listened to it for two days straight. Id only come out for food or water. I wanted to dissect every part of it.

30/30. Cites his greatest fears as dying unloved, snakes, sharks, spiders and falling unconscious at a concert from the stuffed animals fans throw on stage.


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