Happy birthday, Justin Timberlake!

By Gavriella Tjandra,

Justin Timberlake turns 32 today!

Born in Memphis, Tenn., Justin Randall Timberlake was born to an entertainment agent mother and a choir director father.

His first media exposure was through performing country songs on Star Search as "Justin Randall."

At the age of 12, Timberlake stole people's attention by joining the cast of The Mickey Mouse Club. His castmates included future Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and future bandmate JC Chasez.

Two years later, Timberlake got more attention by forming 'N Sync, an all-male singing group, recruiting Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick.

The boy band made their way to become the third highest-selling singing group in history and earned their chance to perform at the Olympics, Super Bowl and Academy Awards.

After 'N Sync, Timberlake released Justified, his first solo album. He sold more than 7 million copies worldwide.

Following the success, he released a second solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds, which stayed at number one in Billboard 200 chart.

Timberlake, Jessica Biel's current husband, has won four Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards.

He began acting in some movies, such as Friends with Benefits, The Social Network and Bad Teacher.

Other than singing and acting, Timberlake co-created William Rast, a fashion line with a partner. Lately, Timberlake reportedly planned to cooperate with Tom Ford to create a fashion line for his next album, The 20/20 Experience.



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