For two seasons starting in 1993, Justin Timberlake was a member of the Mickey Mouse Club revival. The show is known for featuring several future stars including Ryan Gosling, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera.
Starting in 1995 Timberlake was famously a member of the uber-popular boy band *NSYNC, which performed together until 2002. He was known as one of the group’s lead vocalist and gained retroactive cultural cachet for his meme-able “ramen noodles” hair.
Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears were the “It” couple while they were together from 1999 until 2002. Who could forget when the pair wore all-denim outfit, complete with denim cowboy hat, to the 28th annual American Music Awards in 2001?
Super Bowl XXXVIII
Wardrobe malfunction: The term was coined after Timberlake performed onstage with Janet Jackson during the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show in 2004.
2006’s “Alpha Dog” was Timberlake’s first major film role. He starred alongside Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Anton Yelchin. The film was a crime drama about the kidnapping and murder of teenager Nicholas Markowitz.
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Kids’ Choice Awards
Timberlake hosted, performed and was slimed at the 20th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards in 2007. The evening’s big winners? “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” “Happy Feet” and “American Idol.”
Justin Timberlake at the ESPYs
Timberlake has presented at the ESPYS many times, but his reaction to Will Ferrell accepting the award for Best Male Athlete on behalf of Tiger Woods in 2008 was one of the best.
D**k in a Box
Timberlake teamed up with Andy Samberg in 2009 to perform the instant holiday classic, “D**k in a Box.” All it took was three simple steps — 1. Cut a hole in the box 2. Put your junk in that box 3. Make her open the box — to launch one of the most popular “SNL” digital shorts of all time.
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‘The Social Network’
Timberlake played Napster founder Sean Parker in David Fincher’s “The Social Network” in 2010. The film would go on to win three Oscars.
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‘Friends with Benefits’
Timberlake starred opposite Mila Kunis in 2011’s “Friends With Benefits.” The film was notably released six months after the similarly-themed Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman romantic comedy “No Strings Attached.”
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Justin Timberlake at People’s Choice Awards
Timberlake left the 40th Annual People’s Choice Awards with an armful of awards in 2014. The performer won awards for favorite male artist, favorite R&B artist and favorite album for “The 20/20 Experience.”
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake
Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake had some fun with the cameras during the cold open for the 40th anniversary special for “SNL.”
Timberlake offers his voice to the animated film “Trolls.” He plays Branch and stars alongside Anna Kendrick.