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Born: March 1, 1994
Birthplace: London, Canada
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario. He was raised in Stratford, Ontario by both his parents, Jeremy Jack Bieber and Patricia Mallette, though they never married.
Bieber got his big break in 2008 when his YouTube videos were discovered by American talent scout Scooter Braun. Braun became his manager and introduced Bieber to R&B artist Usher Raymond. He was signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG) and later Island Records.
His first studio album, My World 2.0, was released in March 2010 and included the top-ten single "Baby." Bieber followed the release of his album with his first world-wide tour, the My World Tour. Cameras followed him during the tour from June 2010 to October 2011 to create the 3D biopic concert film, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.
Under the Mistletoe, Bieber's second studio album released in November 2011, debuting at number one on the Billboard 200. He followed this with his third studio album, Believe, which released in June of 2012.
Bieber has won many awards including Artist of the Year at the 2010 and 2012 American Music Awards, and was nominated for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 2011 Grammy Awards. He has been romantically linked to ex-Disney star, Selena Gomez. The two had been dating off-and-on since 2011 and finally called it quits in January of 2013.
Most recently, Bieber has seemingly been sowing his wild oats. He was allegedly caught smoking marijuana on more than one occasion, he was investigated for battery against a neighbor, and his home has been the site of wild parties.