Things You Don’t Know About Justin Bieber: Justin Bieber is an international star. Bieber’s mother, Patricia Mallete, posted the videos of a young Bieber singing and playing guitar on the Internet. The singer and songwriter has become a sensation since his YouTube videos in 2007 were seen by his manager, Scooter Braun. The rest is music history, as Bieber has since blazed a trail of success all around the world.
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario. The Canadian-born talent is the product of Jeremy Jack Bieber and Patricia Mallete. Bieber’s parents were never married and he spent his childhood with his mother Patricia. She was a single mother raising the young budding singer as struggled in low-income housing.
Bieber learned to play various instruments growing up: the piano, the drums, the guitar and the trumpet. The talented young artist graduated from high school with a 4.0 GPA. His musical launch occurred before he completed high school and stardom and success was on tap for the young Canadian. Since his debut album My World 2.0was released in November 2009, Bieber has gone on to sell millions and millions of albums as well as appearing all over the small and big screens. He is a true superstar.
These are 15 facts you may not know about the young worldwide sensation.
15. Usher Initially Turned Bieber Down
Usher is well known to having helped nurture Bieber’s talents beyond YouTube. But initially, Usher wasn’t as impressed with young Bieber and turned him down. It wasn’t until Usher watched Bieber’s videos that he had a change of heart. And we all know that worked out well for everyone involved. Bieber has gone on to win numerous awards and from 2011 to 2013 was listed by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 10 most powerful celebrities in the world. And at just 21 years of age, the Biebs has a lot left in his tank.