How Old Was Justin Timberlake In Nsync?

Justin Timberlake donned in a chequered blue shirt and coat for a photocall for the movie 'Inside Llewyn Davis' in May 2013.
Justin Timberlake donned in a chequered blue shirt and coat for a photocall for the movie 'Inside Llewyn Davis' in May 2013. ( Source : pinterest )

How old was Justin Timberlake in NSYNC? Justin Timberlake joined NSYNC when he was 14 years old. He announced his departure from the band after 7 years in 2002.

Born and brought up in a family comprising several musicians, it was obvious for Timberlake to grow interested in music. The singer started singing gospel and country music when he was just 11.

The 42-year-old started his music career as a member of NSYNC in 1995 as one of two lead singers. Besides his notability in the band, Timberlake cemented his name as a soloist too.

Nowadays, Timberlake holds the crown as perhaps the most successful male solo act to come out of a boyband. In fact, the only people who can compare to him are pop culture heavyweights like Beyonce.

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Who Were The Members Of Nsync?

The members of NSYNC were Chris Kirkpatrick, Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Lance Bass, and Joey Fatone. The boy band was formed in 1995 in Orlando, Florida.

Chris Kirkpatrick

Chris Kirkpatrick smiling for the photoshoot in a black denim shirt accessorized with chains.
Chris Kirkpatrick smiling for the photoshoot in a black denim shirt accessorized with chains. ( Source : facebook )

The founder of NSYNC, Chris Kirkpatrick, formed the band after Lou Pearlman took an interest in him to form a vocal group after seeing him perform.

Kirkpatrick took hold of the opportunity of Pearlman financing a band and began searching and trying different people. He eventually recruited JC Chasez and Justin Timberlake, the three creating the nucleus of the band.

Apart from music, Chris also made quite an impact on the TV and film industry. He starred as the voice behind the famous character Chip Skylark in the animated TV series The Fairly OddParents from 2002 to 2009.

JC Chasez

JC Chasez during his guest appearance at the LOL Cody in November 2022.
JC Chasez during his guest appearance at the LOL Cody in November 2022.( Source : instagram )

One of the original members, JC Chasez kicked off his career as a cast member of The Mickey Mouse Club prior to rising to the limelight with NSYNC.

The 46-year-old performed as the lead singer for the band until its disbandment in 2002. Extremely shy as a child, Chasez discovered his passion for performing after betting $20 with his friend to enter a talent contest.

Lance Bass

The bass singer Lance Bass holding a NSYNC funko pop.
The bass singer Lance Bass holding a NSYNC funko pop.( Source : instagram )

Lance Bass is best known as the bassist of the American boy band. Subsequently, his notability in the band led him to debut in the TV and film industry.

He auditioned for the band after receiving a call from Timberlake who asked Lance if he was interested in taking a position as the bassist after original bass singer Jason Galasso quit.

The bass singer established Free Lance Entertainment, a music management company, in 2000, in a joint venture with Mercury Nashville.

Joey Fatone

Joey Fatone posing in a suit for the shoot of the game show Common Knowledge.
Joey Fatone posing in a suit for the shoot of the game show Common Knowledge.( Source : instagram )

Joey Fatone born Joseph Anthony Fatone Jr. is best recognized as a member of NSYNC. Fatone sang baritone in the American boy band.

Besides the music industry, the singer has become successful to forge his name in the television and film industry. He racked up the second position on the 2007 ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars.

Members Of Nsync Now

Members of Nsync debuted as solo artists and involved themselves in several music projects. The band broke up in 2002 prior to undergoing an unspecified hiatus.

Chris Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick debuted as a soloist following the disbandment of NSYNC.

He started working on several music projects including singing lead for his alternative rock band Nigel's 11 which comprised Kirkpatrick, Mike Bosch, Ernie Longoria, and Dave Carreiro.

As of 2023, Chris is touring across two countries; the United States and Mexico. He has 17 forthcoming concerts with the next tour from June 17, Oswego Prairie Fest in Oswego. 

Chris will be playing in the United States until his last US concert on August 19 at Soak Pool at Palms in Las Vegas, before heading to Mexico for the concert at The Fives Beach Hotel & Residences at Playa del Carmen on September 28.

JC Chasez

During the indefinite NSYNC hiatus, Chasez debuted as a solo artist in February 2004 with the release of his debut album Schizophrenic.

In 2023, JC Chasez guest appeared on former bandmate Lance Bass' podcast titled Frosted Tips. Through the segment, he unveiled of currently working on a musical.

Joey Fatone

The baritone singer of the band, Joey Fatone made his Broadway debut starring as the lead in Rent following the disbandment of NSYNC.

Fatone also starred in the comedy film My Big Fat Greek Wedding as Cousin Angelo. As of 2023, Joey Fatone's last concert was on March 4 at Bayside Stadium - SeaWorld Orlando.

Lance Bass

The guitarist of the band, Lance Bass, started his podcast 'Frosted Tips' in 2023. He is the most successful member of the members aside from Timberlake.

He earned recognition as a contestant and third-place holder on the seventh season of Dancing with the Stars. Lance kept himself busy appearing on several reality and panel shows since the band's breakup in 2002.

Nsync Most Popular Songs include Bye Bye Bye, This I Promise You, and more. Their discography has accumulated over 7 million monthly listeners on Spotify.

The former boy band released four albums, three compilation albums, twenty-five music videos, and eighteen singles during their career until 2007. The greatest hits of NSYNC according to their Spotify streams include:

  • Bye Bye Bye: 459,804,598 streams
  • This I Promise You: 218,819,061 streams
  • It's Gonna Be Me: 215, 671,096 streams
  • Tearin' up My Heart: 182,305,508
  • I Want You Back: 92,385,296
  • Pop: 48,910,941
  • (God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time on You: 45,277,885
  • Girlfriend: 40,512,196
  • Gone: 36,966,566
  • Thinking Of You (I Drive Myself Crazy): 27,842,892

Bye Bye Bye

The most streamed NSYNC song on Spotify is Bye Bye Bye with currently over 459 million streams. It appeared on the band's best-selling album No Strings Attached.

Released as the lead single on the third album via Jive Record label, the song debuted at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Likewise, it reached the top 10 in almost every country it charted.

Applauded with generally positive reviews, Bye Bye Bye debuted at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 on the week of January 29, 2000. Eventually, by the week of March 4, it ascended to the top 10.

Lyrically, the song describes a situation of a man's desire to end a relationship with his significant other. The protagonist has reached the end of his patience in his relationship.

This I Promise You

Yet, another song, This I Promise You, from their best-selling album No Strings Attached makes it to the list of the most streamed songs of the American band.

Boasting over 218 million streams on Spotify, this single is incorporated on all three of the band's compilation albums: Greatest Hits, The Collection, and The Essential *NSYNC.

This I Promise You made the record as NSYNC's fifth top-ten single in the United States, peaking on the Billboard Hot 100 chart at number one.

The commercially successful song remained number one for 13 weeks on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. Correspondingly, it also reached the UK Singles chart at number twenty-one.

It's Gonna Be Me

Correspondingly, the third most streamed song, It's Gonna Be Me, by NSYNC also comes from their second album No Strings Attached. It was released on June 12, 2000, via Jive Records.

Like the aforementioned notable songs, It's Gonna Be Me also was a commercial success. The song debuted at number 42 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and eventually ascended to number one, spending consecutive two weeks in the position.

Making the record of the only song to peak at number one on the Hot 100, It's Gonna Be Me earned a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

The accompanying music video for the song also boasts colossal views, currently over 180 million, on YouTube. It's Gonna Be Me has over 215 million streams on Spotify.

Why Did Justin Timberlake Go Solo?

Justin Timberlake went solo in 2002 after he grew out of NSYNC. The 10-time Grammy winner wanted to make other music and follow his heart.

In an interview for The Hollywood Reporter in 2017, Timberlake admitted to growing out of the band. Correspondingly, he felt overwhelmed during a stadium tour.

The urge to experiment with other music styles led him to leave. That said, they are on good terms

In fact, the band briefly reunited in 2013 when Timberlake won the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards.

When Timberlake visited The Ellen DeGeneres Show on May 1, 2018, he surprised everyone by inviting the band to the show in celebration of May 1, aka NSYNC meme day.

All of the boys reminisced about their old days. They played the 'Never Have I Ever' game and unveiled the exclusive secrets.

Most recently on February 2023, Lance Bass gave hopes of an 'NSYNC reunion'. The singer unveiled that he always felt bad for not having a formal closure to the band.

Justin Timberlake Albums In Order

Justin Timberlake albums in order include Justified, FutureSex/LoveSounds, The 20/20 Experience, and more. Timberlake has dropped 5 solo studio albums thus far.

The American singer made his solo music debut with the release of his debut album Justified in 2002. Timberlake's five solo studio albums in chronological order are as follows:

Album NameRelease Date:
JustifiedNovember 5, 2002
FutureSex/LoveSoudsSeptember 12, 2006
The 20/20 ExperienceMarch 19, 2013
The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2September 30, 2013
Man of the WoodsFebruary 2, 2018


Justin for the cover of his debut album 'Justified.'
Justin for the cover of his debut album 'Justified.'( Source : amazon )

Justin Timberlake made his solo debut with the release of his debut album Justified on November 5, 2002. It was reportedly recorded in six-week periods.

The singer adopted a more mature image as a soloist; like an R&B artist. In fact, netizens complimented the mature progression of Justin although some criticized his lyrical content.

The debut album produced some notable songs including Rock Your Body and Cry Me a River which amassed over 447 million and 482 million streams on Spotify respectively.

With features from guest appearances by Clipse, Bubba Sparxxx, and Janet Jackson, the album earned him a Grammy award for Best Pop Vocal Album out of four nominations.

Justified peaked on the US Billboard 200 chart at number two selling reportedly 439,000 copies in its first week. Likewise, it acquired a 3x Platinum certification from RIAA, for selling over 3.9 million copies in the United States.


Justin Timberlake for the cover of his second album.
Justin Timberlake for the cover of his second album.( Source : amazon )

The second solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds was released through Jive Records after a three-year hiatus on September 8, 2006.

Unlike his debut album, the second album incorporated influences from a wide range of genres including rock, techno, trance, and electro-funk.

The album earned positive reviews from music critics for embracing a varied range of music genres.

It produced singles that earned chart success including SexyBack, My Love, and What Goes Around...Comes Around, which makes it to the list of the most streamed songs by Justin Timberlake.

The multi-platinum certified album earned four nominations at the Grammy Awards; out of which Timberlake bagged two for Best Dance Recording for single SexyBack and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for single My Love.

The 20/20 Experience

The 10 time Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake for the cover of his third album 'The 20/20 Experience.'
The 10 time Grammy Award winner Justin Timberlake for the cover of his third album 'The 20/20 Experience.'( Source : amazon )

Justin Timberlake's third album, The 20/20 Experience was a long-awaited follow-up to his second album. It recorded sales of 2,500,000 worldwide.

The neo-soul style and older soul music embracing album peaked on the US Billboard 200 chart with sales of 968,000 copies in its first week, making the record Justin's second #1 album on the chart.

Likewise, The 20/20 Experience made the record as the best-selling album of 2013 in the United States and Justin's third consecutive #1 album in the United Kingdom.

The third studio solo album produced three singles Suit & Tie, Mirrors, and Tunnel Vision; among which Mirrors went on to become a commercial hit, currently boasting over 850 million streams on Spotify.

The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2

Justin Timberlake released The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2 in September 2013.
Justin Timberlake released The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2 in September 2013.( Source : amazon )

Justin's fourth album, The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, is the second half of a two-piece project. It is meant to supplement his third album.

Released on September 27, 2013, via RCA Records, the album spawned four singles; Take Back the Night, TKO, Not a Bad Thing, and Drink You Away.

The third single from the album charted within the top ten on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. Whereas, the fourth single Drink You Away debuted on Country radio in 2015 following its performance at the Country Music Association Awards.

Man of the Woods

Timberlake released his fifth album 'Man of the Woods' in 2018
Timberlake released his fifth album 'Man of the Woods' in 2018( Source : amazon )

Justin Timberlake released his fifth album, Man of the Woods, after almost five years on February 2, 2018. It recorded 422,000 sales in the United States.

The RIAA Platinum-certified album produced three singles; Filthy, Supplies, and Say Something; the latter being one of the most streamed songs by Timberlake with over 463 million streams on Spotify.

Man of the Woods debuted on the US Billboard 200 chart whereas the singles Filthy and Say Something peaked within the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Some FAQs

Who Is Justin Timberlake Married To?

Justin is married to famous actress and producer Jessica Biel. They have been married since 2012.

How Tall Is Justin Timberlake?

Justin is Five feet and Eleven inches tall. In terms of meters, he is 181.6 cm.

How Much Is Justin Timberlake Worth?

Justin has a net worth of $250 million. His earnings come from his singing, acting, and producing career.

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