Justin through the years 1989-present
2. Timberlake began his career in the spotlight at
"The Mickey Mouse Club" from 1989-1994.
Recognize any of these other former
Mouseketeers? Yes, his fellow cast members
included now fellow pop stars Britney Spears
and Christina Aguilera.
Timberlake, who was once named one of Teen
People's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25, rose to
stardom as a member of the successful pop
group 'N Sync, which performed together from
1995 to 2002.
3. As 'N Sync's frontman, Timberlake worked the
crowd during the group's "No Strings
Attached" tour at Madison Square Garden on
July 25, 2000.
'N Sync opens their 2001 concert tour onstage
at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Fla., on May
4. Remember this public pop romance?
Timberlake and Britney Spears first met as
cast members of "The Mickey Mouse Club"
in the early '90s before dating during their
pop star years. Their end as a couple came
in May 2002.
Here, they attend the album release party
for Britney's album "Britney" in New York
Boy band star no more? In 2002, Timberlake
launched his solo career. His debut album,
"Justified," sold more than 7 million copies
worldwide. Here, the artist commonly referred
to as "JT" showed off his moves at the 2002
MTV Video Music Awards show at Radio City
Music Hall in New York City in August 2002.
5. As part of a tour with yet another former
Mickey Mouse Club member, Christina
Aguilera, Aguilera wasn't the only pop star
with whom Timberlake's performed. Here,
pop singer Kylie Minogue grooved
Pop star or comedian? In a skit on Saturday
Night Live, Timberlake showed off his skills as
an impersonator by doing an impression of
then Newlyweds star Jessica Simpson. And
Jimmy Fallon as Nick Lachey.
6. Also no stranger to photo
shoots, Timberlake made
the cover of Rolling Stone
magazine on Jan. 3, 2003.
Pop power couple Spears and Timberlake may
have ended their relationship in 2002, but that
didn't keep JT from finding love again.
Timberlake met actress Cameron Diaz at the
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in April,
2003. They seriously dated for almost four
years before announcing their split in January,
7. And then there was that famous "wardrobe
malfunction" that caused quite a stir. Janet
Jackson and Timberlake performed together
during the halftime show at Super Bowl
XXXVIII in Houston on Feb. 1, 2004. During the
show, Timberlake ripped off one of Jackson's
chest plates at the end of their performance,
leaving Jackson exposed. The cause? A
"wardrobe malfunction," Timberlake said in
an apology statement. CBS, the network that
broadcast the Super Bowl, also issued an
After launching a successful solo
music career, Timberlake tried his
hand at acting as Frankie in New
Line Cinema's film, "Alpha Dog."
The singer released his second solo album,
"FutureSex/LoveSounds," in 2006 with two hit
singles, "SexyBack" and "My Love."
8. The entertainer arrived at the 2006 MTV
Movie Awards, where he was one of the
One film was not it for Timberlake's film career.
The entertainer and actress Christina Ricci
appeared together in the drama film "Black
Snake Moan," which premiered at the 2007
Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Following his romance with Cameron Diaz, Timberlake
began dating actress Jessica Biel. As far as we know, the pair
is still together this new year.
9. Shrek fans must know that was JT himself as
Artie in 2007's "Shrek the Third" (Timberlake
lent his voice to the animated character). Artie
will reappear on the big screen in 2010's
"Shrek Forever After"
In 2008, Timberlake had a hit with Madonna
when the pair recorded a duet, "4 Minutes."
Pictured, they performed at a concert to
celebrate the launch of Madonna's album
"Hard Candy" in New York that same year.
2008 wasn't only a year for singing. Timberlake
(not pictured) starred as Jacques "Le Coq"
Grande in the comedy "The Love Guru"
Timberlake and actor Bradley Cooper worked
the phones during the "Hope For Haiti Now: A
Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief" telethon
in Los Angeles on Jan. 22, 2010.
10. The 20/20 Experience is the third studio album by American recording
artist Justin Timberlake. It was released on March 15, 2013, by RCA Records,
as the follow-up to his commercial successful second studio
album FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006). It is considered the first half of a two-
piece project, later being supplemented by his fourth studio album The
20/20 Experience 2 of 2 (2013). The record incorporates neo soul styles with
elements of older soul music; its lyrics discuss themes of romance and sex.
As executive producer, Timberlake enlisted previous
collaborator Timbaland to work alongside Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon and Rob