17 Things You Didn't Know About Justin Bieber
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'Drew' Is His Middle Name
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in Stratford, Ontario.
Il Parle Français
Yes, "he speaks French." Bieber's mother, Patricia, is French-Canadian, and he speaks the language fluently. Bieber even has an English-French version of 'One Less Lonely Girl.' "I'm really glad that I speak French, because, let's face it, girls dig it when a guy speaks French," says Bieber. "They call it the language of love, and that ain't no coincidence."
Plays Trumpet, Guitar, Drums and Piano
At the age of 2, Bieber started learning to play drums. Self-taught, he's gone on to teach himself piano, trumpet and guitar throughout the years.
He's a Romantic
His Hair Is Worth Thousands -- Literally!
Bieber cut his hair on Feb. 21 and decided to sell his locks for charity. At press time, some of his brown tresses have reached more than $12,000 in bids.
People 'Like' Him
The Canadian-born Bieber moved with his mom to Atlanta to work with Usher. He recorded his debut 'My World' and sophomore release, 'My World 2.0,' in Atlanta and currently calls the city home.
YouTube opened a lot of doors for Bieber. He even learned how to beat box by watching video tutorials, including some by Grey Matter via YouTube, to perfect the craft.
Can't Date Rihanna
Died on Camera
In an episode of 'CSI,' Bieber's return character, troubled teen Jason McCann, was killed off in a hail of gunfire.
He's a Doll
Yes, there's a doll in his likeness. For a mere $15, fans can have a mini-Bieber right in their hands. Launched this past holiday season, the Justin Bieber doll, from Bridge Direct, features several versions of Bieber, including "street style," "awards style" and "red carpet style."
Wants to Visit the Playboy Mansion
Owns a Lamborghini
Diddy made good on his promise to give Bieber his white Lamborghini on the 'Baby' singer's 16th birthday after Bieber called his bluff in a People magazine article saying, "He [Diddy] said when I turn 16 he was going to give me his Lamborghini. But we all know Diddy's not gonna give me his Lamborghini. He's all talk."
Gave Diddy 'Bieber Fever'
Yes, it's true. Diddy even professed his admiration for Bieber after seeing 'Never Say Never' when the two recently appeared on the 'Jimmy Kimmel Show' together. "His talent is ordained by God," said Diddy.
Frozen in Time
Beginning in March, Bieber will join the other celebrities who have been immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds.
Likes Heavy Metal?
In a recent interview, Bieber said he doesn't know what kind of music he'll be making by the time he's 30. He may consider heavy metal.
Idolizes Wayne Gretzky
Well, Bieber is Canadian. The pro hockey hall-of-famer from Brantford, Ontario, is one of Justin's biggest idols. Bieber recently tweeted a picture of him and Gretzky at a game.