Justin Bieber at the 2010 White House Easter Egg roll.

34 Interesting Facts about Justin Bieber

Last updated on August 2nd, 2023 at 02:02 am

As one of the most popular singers and performers of his generation, Justin Bieber has garnered legions of fans devoted to his music. The Canadian-born musical artist hit the scene in 2009 and has not looked back since. 

With songs such as his number one single “Baby,” “One Less Lonely Girl,” “What Do You Mean,” and “Love Yourself,” it is no wonder why Justin Bieber has hit the tops of charts such as the Billboard Hot 100 and has won Grammy awards, and MTV Video Music Awards and more.

Here are 34 of the most fun facts about Bieber that you might not have known until now.

Bieber and Scooter Braun
Justin Bieber during a concert in the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois (2015).

Family Life

Born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, Canada, Justin Drew Bieber was the only child of Jeremy Bieber and Pattie Mallette. When he was born, Bieber weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces. This is close to an average weight for a baby boy.

Bieber was only 11 months old when his parents divorced. He was then raised by his mother in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from St. Michael’s Catholic Secondary School in Stratford.

Justin Bieber was Discovered on Youtube

At the age of 12, in his hometown of Stratford, Justin participated in a singing competition called Stratford Idol where he came in second place.

A college dropout named Scooter Braun discovered Bieber on Youtube and created an artist management company so he could sign him. 

Bieber owes much of his success to Usher after he later gave him a record deal, launching his career into the fast lane.

Since then, many of his music videos have been viewed over and over on YouTube including “Baby” which was reportedly one of the most-watched videos. 

Will Smith is Justin Bieber’s Mentor

Justin Bieber says his mentor is the famous actor Will Smith. The actor reportedly helped Justin through some rough times and since then they stay in touch regularly. Will confirmed that the pair talks at least once per week.

The Biebs is Bilingual

Bieber is bilingual, speaking both French and English. This is not a surprise since Bieber is originally from Ontario, a French-Canadian province. Justin can also count to 10 in German.

Justin Bieber an Architect?

The legendary musician once dreamed of being an architect, stating that it would have been his career choice if his musical career had not taken off at such a young age.

Justin Bieber on Guitar
Justin Bieber performing “Favorite Girl” while playing the guitar in Zurich, Switzerland in 2011.

Plays Multiple Instruments

Beiber knows how to play the trumpet, guitar, piano, and drums.

Favorite Foods

Even though he has all of the money that he can dream of, Bieber’s breakfast of choice remains a big bowl of Berry Captain Crunch and his favorite sandwich is tomato and mayo on Wonder Bread.

Justin also considers bananas and grapes to be his favorite fruits.

Mr. Sensitivity?

Bieber proved that he is the sensitive type when he cited “The Notebook” as being one of his favorite movies. This romantic tear-jerker is based on the novel by the same name by Nicholas Sparks.

Bieber is a Disney Fan

Bieber is a known Disney aficionado, citing “The Lion King” as his favorite animated film.

The musical artist also enjoys going to the Disney theme parks and did just that many times with his former girlfriend, Selena Gomez.

The Biebs was Late for a Concert, but for a Great Reason

Bieber was once late to one of his own performances in Salt Lake City because he was visiting a young fan in the hospital. The patient was suffering from leukemia and Bieber did not want to rush through the meeting with her so he took his time.

Justin Bieber Hair
Justin Bieber flipping his iconic hair in NYC signing September 1, 2009, at the Nintendo Store – New York City, USA.

Charity Hair

Bieber used the love for his iconic head of hair to raise money for charity. He once cut his hair and auctioned it off for $40,000, proving that some fans will do nearly anything.

Justin Bieber and Social Media

The Biebs boasts a massive social media presence with over 130 million people following him on Instagram. This staggering number is well over the population of his entire home country of Canada. He has often been a trending topic on social media platforms around the world.

Justin Bieber’s Musical Influences

In addition to Usher, Bieber said that his biggest musical influences are Justin Timberlake, Craig David, Chris Brown, and Ne-yo.

Want Justin Bieber at your Private Event?

The private services of Bieber do not come cheap. He charges between $5,000 to $10,000 an hour to perform at your next private party.

Justin Bieber’s Favorite Animal

Bieber says that his favorite animal of all time is a giraffe.

Justin Bieber, the Actor?

He also has a short-lived career in television. Bieber appeared on the September 23, 2010, episode of CSI.

Justin is Claustrophobic

Bieber is prone to claustrophobia, citing riding in elevators as being particularly difficult for him. He has been claustrophobic since he was only seven years old.

Justin Bieber in Concert
Justin Bieber performing at the Conseco Fieldhouse in 2010 wearing his signature color, purple.

The Color Purple

Purple is the color of choice for this singer. He is often seen wearing this shade in various hues.

Justin Bieber’s Romantic Interests

One of Bieber’s most famous romances was the relationship that he shared with fellow pop star Selena Gomez. After their breakup, she did not want to remain in contact with him.

He has also been romantically linked with several other celebrities, such as Sofia Richie, Kendall Jenner, Ariana Grande, and of course, Hailey Baldwin.

Whether or not he had actual relationships with all of these women is unknown for absolute sure, but there were at least rumors flying about many of them and the Biebs.

Of course, Justin has been married to Hailey Baldwin Bieber since 2018.

Justin’s Phobias

In addition to not being a fan of elevators, Bieber also does not like clowns.

Favorite Television Shows

One of his favorite shows as a kid was the hit sitcom “Friends.” He said that he grew up watching it with his mother.

Not a Cat Person

Bieber is also not a fan of cats. He attributes this dislike to once having a dream about a cat that ate him.

The Multitalented Justin Bieber

Bieber has many talents. Not only can he juggle, but he can also do front flips and backflips.

Beiber is a Chuck Norris fan

As a fan of Chuck Norris, Bieber said that his favorite YouTube video is of Norris fighting off a bear.

Backup Dancers

Proving that he leans heavily on YouTube, Bieber said that he found many of his early backup dancers simply by scouting talent on this website.

Bieber Against Bullying

All of the fame in the world does not make you immune to cyberbullying. Bieber once admitted that he was reduced to tears after reading some of the negative comments by his haters. Bieber has since built a platform about ending bullying after enduring it himself.

Justin Bieber is a Fan of the Jonas Brothers

As a fan of the Jonas Brothers, it is hard for Bieber to pick one favorite song. However, he said that if he had to, it would be the song “Inseparable.”

Justin Bieber Once Changed a Grade

Bieber once got an F in school. However, he changed it to a B because he was worried that he would get in trouble.

Comedy Central Roast

Bieber also holds the distinction of being the youngest person ever to be roasted at a Comedy Central Roast. The big event happened in March 2015 and was hosted by Kevin Hart.

Justin Bieber Once had a Street Named After Him

One of Bieber’s most fun achievements was getting a road named after him after an 11-year-old fan was named the mayor of Forney, Texas for a day. 

Shortly after the sign was put up it was stolen by some young boys who actually did not mean to steal it. They reportedly were hanging on the sign and it broke, so they took it to keep from getting in trouble.


Justin Bieber’s fans call themselves Beliebers. 

Justin Bieber’s Concert Films

This Canadian-born musician is not just talented with his hit single like, “Never Say Never,” and “Sorry,” but he has also starred in and produced two concert films.

“Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” came out in 2011 and “Justin Bieber: Believe” came out in 2013. He has also been the executive producer for a docu-series called Seasons.

Justin Bieber’s Albums

Justin took the world by storm at the tender age of 13 when he recorded his first album, “My World” in a studio in Atlanta. His first single from the album “One Time” came out about six months before the album was released.

Some of his next several studio albums included “My World 2.0” in 2010, “Never Say Never” in 2011, “Under the Mistletoe” in 2011, “Believe” in 2012, “Journals” in 2013, “Purpose” in 2015, and “Changes” in 2020.

For his album, “Purpose,” Justin Bieber went on a World Tour and reportedly took two tour buses. One was for a studio and the other was for a gym so he could stay in shape while on the road.

While there were several more albums, these are believed to be his most famous thus far.

Bieber’s Brush with the Law

In 2014, Justin Bieber was reported by TMZ to have been arrested for a DUI, drag racing, driving with an expired license, resisting arrest. He had been drinking and smoking marijuana. 

He has since cleaned up his act and says that he is a completely different person than he was in 2014.

Although Justin Bieber is still less than 30 years old, he has had a career that has been phenomenal by anyone’s standards. Though many controversial challenges have been experienced by this Canadian singer over the years, these Justin Bieber facts prove just how resilient and iconic he has become.

Written by Bo Weber

Supporting artists since 2014


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