Justin Bieber has become one of the most popular singers in the world. His fame has enabled him to live comfortably for himself.
The early years
YouTube has helped Bieber find fame. He was discovered when he was 12 years old by his manager, Scooter Braun. He was later signed by singer Usher to RBMG Records.
Rise to fame
Bieber quickly rose to fame. Shortly after his discovery and signing with a record company, his debut EP My World was released in November 2009. The following year he released My World 2.0. The album reached number 1 in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. More than 3 million album copies were sold in the United States and the album was certified as 3x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
After the release of My World 2.0, Bieber released Under the Mistletoe (2011), Believe (2012) and Purpose (2015). His 2015 album Purpose is one of his most successful works so far. It was certified 4X platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
In 2017, Bieber made history when he became the first artist to appear on the top three of best-selling songs at the same time, Forbes reports. The three songs he helped reach the top of the charts are Fonsi’s “Despacito”, DJ Khaled’s “I’m The One” and David Guetta’s “2U.”
Bieber has won several prizes. His tribute includes an American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012, and a Grammy Award in 2015 for Best Dance Recording for the song “Where Are Ü Now.” He then won a Latin Grammy Award in 2017 for Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito” remix. The song won the category for the best urban merger / performance.
How he makes money outside of music
Bieber earns money from various sources of income. One of the ways he earns income is by acting. The singer has appeared in the TV series Cubed, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Men in Black 3. He also has credits as a producer. Some of the projects that Bieber produced were the Justin Bieber documentaries: Never Say Never and Justin Bieber’s Believe. The singer also has governmental credit for the video Beauty and the Beat.
Approval deals are another source of income for Bieber. Some of the products he has endorsed include Calvin Klein, Proactiv and OPI. His approval of the 2010 bill of lading with Proactiv resulted in a payday of $ 3 million. He also earned money with his first scent, called Someday. In 2011, he earned $ 3 million in royalty payments from the product. The fragrance, launched at Macy’s, earned $ 60 million in retail sales during the first six months on the market, Forbes reports.
Justin Bieber’s net worth
According to Forbes, Bieber earned $ 83.5 million in 2017. Part of his wealth is from record sales and touring. In 2013, he reportedly earned $ 58 million from his “Believe” tour in 2012 and 2013. According to Billboard, his Purpose World Tour earned more than $ 250 million worldwide. From 2018, Justin Bieber has a net worth of $ 265 million.