10 Awesome Things About Justin Timberlake
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From Mouseketeer to boy-band breakout to Grammy-award winning star to actor to tech entrepreneur, Justin Timberlake has showcased his talent over various platforms throughout his career. To celebrate Justin Timberlake’s 32nd birthday today, we collected a list of 10 of our favorite things about one of pop culture’s best all-around entertainers.
6. Justin was in a Disney Channel Original Movie
Acting isn’t new for JT. In 2000 at 19 years old, Timberlake played pretty-boy model Jason Sharpe in the DCOM titled Model Behavior. In the clip below, fast forward to 1:40 and check out the oh-so-cheesy rooftop meteor-watching scene. Everyone has to start somewhere.
7. Justin is the one of the best Saturday Night Live hosts ever
An entire list can be devoted specifically to the Best Timberlake SNL skits. Everyone tunes in with JT heads back to Studio 8H. It’s a matter a time before Timberlake gets his own Best Of special. Even when he’s not hosting, he stopped by to explain how he would have done it. Check out this hilarious Weekend Update sketch.
8. Timberlake can beatbox
He began showcasing his beatboxing skills near the end of his NSYNC era and into his emergence as a solo act. Because playing guitar and piano, singing beautifully and having awesome dance moves just isn’t enough, right?
9. Justin brought Sexy Back… and he ain’t apologizing about it
During his verse in the Nelly Furtado/Timabland/JT collaboration “Give it To Me,”
Timberlake responded to “SexyBack” haters with these lyrics: “If sexy never left, then why’s everybody on my shit? Don’t hate on me just because you didn’t come up with it.” Watch the music video for “Give it To Me” below.
10. Justin Timberlake will finally have a new album out this year
In early January, JT announced his return to music with the release of his new single “Suit & Tie.” His third studio album titled The 20/20 Experience will be out March 19. Andy Samberg will be glad that we can dance again.