Justin Bieber may be one of the most polarizing figures in pop culture right now, but there’s no denying the kid has talent. With hits like “What Do You Mean” and “Baby,” the 21-year-old is a nearly ubiquitous name in American culture. Below, we present 15 things you probably didn’t know about Justin Bieber. Though you might be an avid Belieber, we bet you didn’t know all of these things. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!
Number Fifteen: He Holds a Top 40 Record. Bieber is the very first solo artist to have four Top 40 singles before releasing a single album. His debut album, My World, went platinum in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.
Number Fourteen: He Is Incredibly Precocious. Another impressive record set by Bieber is the fact that he is the youngest artist ever to have five number one albums in the United States. This is likely because of the pull he has on young women, as well as the fact that his music appeals to them.
Number Thirteen: He Once Delayed a Concert Because of a Single Person. Bieber was set to perform in Salt Lake City, Utah, when he had to delay a concert. He delayed the concert because he was spending time with a seven-year-old girl who had leukemia. The concert took place on January 7, 2013.
Number Twelve: His 3D Concert Film Made a Lot – a LOT – of Money. New York Magazine described Bieber as “bland,” “pious,” and “profoundly unthreatening” while reviewing his 3D concert film and documentary, Never Say Never. However, the 2011 film grossed $100 million worldwide.
Number Eleven: He Loves Disneyland. In fact, Bieber loves Disneyland so much that he has even spent Valentine’s Day there with then-girlfriend and Disney star Selena Gomez. He also performed at the 2011 Disney Christmas Parade.
Number Ten: He Has a Connection to MMA. Bieber’s dad is really hardcore. So hardcore, in fact, that he is a former MMA fighter!
Number Nine: His Haircuts Are Very, Very Expensive. Bieber has reportedly spent up to $750 on a single haircut. And we can’t blame him – those locks look like perfection every day!