Also, the shocking details of their breakup.
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The greatest pop stars in the world. Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s net worths reflects all their hard work in the business.
Britney and Justin’s iconic relationship started when they were preteens. In 1992, Britney joined The All-New Mickey Mouse Club when she was 11 years old. She described it in her memoir as “honestly a kid’s dream — unbelievably fun, particularly for a kid like me. But it was also exceptionally hard work: we would run choreography thirty times in a day, trying to get every step perfect.” She shared a dressing room with Christina Aguilera and looked up to the older cast members like Keri Russell, Ryan Gosling, and Ryan Lucca.
Though she disclosed that behind the scenes “[Once] at a sleepover, we played Truth or Dare, and someone dared Justin to kiss me. A Janet Jackson song was playing in the background as he leaned in and kissed me.”
The Woman In Me by Britney Spears
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The Woman In Me by Britney Spears
Justin and Britney were together from 1998 to 2002 when they both were rising to fame. As revealed in the 2022 documentary Framing Britney Spears, Justin leaked that “Britney wasn’t a virgin” following their split, leading to hurtful headlines and reports about the “Gimme More” singer.
With the release of her highly anticipated memoir, what is Britney Spears net worth compared to Justin Timberlake’s net worth?
What is Britney Spears’s Net Worth?
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According to Forbes, Britney Spears’s net worth in 2022 is an estimated $60 million. However, Celebrity Net Worth reports that Britney Spears’ net worth is even higher at $70 million. This figure is only a slight increase from her net worth three years prior, according to court documents obtained by Entertainment Tonight, which found Britney Spears’ net worth to be $59,079,755.76 at the end of 2018.
In 2018, Forbes reported that Britney earned $30 million that year. Much of her income in 2018 came from music sales, her Las Vegas residency, “Britney: Piece of Me,” which ran from December 2013 to 2017, as well as her successful perfumes, including Fantasy and Curious. The Hollywood Reporter reported in 2013 that Britney earned $30 million that year in perfume sales alone. As for her Las Vegas show, Forbes reported in 2017 that Britney grossed more than $103 million across less than 250 shows. On the TV side, The Wrap reported in 2012 that Britney was paid $15 million for her role as a judge on FOX’s The X Factor.
What is Justin Timberlake’s net worth?
Justin Timberlake’s net worth is estimated to be around $250 million according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2019, Forbes reported that Justin Timberlake earned $57.5 million. The year before, Justin released Man of the Woods, days before he headlined the Super Bowl LII halftime show in Minneapolis and later went on to headline one of the top-selling tours of that year with a whopping $226 million earning total.
In addition to his long-spanning music career in *NSYNC and as a solo artist, Justin pursued acting in Edison Force, Alpha Dog, Southland Tales, and The Social Network. He currently voices Branch in the Trolls series which recently reunited his boy band together for the third installment Trolls Band Together.
In 2022, the “SexyBack” singer sold his song catalog to Hipgnosis Song Management. Experts in the industry estimated that it valued at upwards of $100 million.
Why did Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake break up?
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Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake broke up due to differences. Britney recounted how Justin broke up with her over text in her memoir. “After seeing the message as I sat in my trailer in between takes,” she writes of being on the set of her “Overprotected” music video, “I had to go back out and dance.”
“For as much as Justin hurt me, there was a huge foundation of love and when he left me, I was devastated,” she adds, “When I say devastated, I mean I could barely speak for months. Whenever anyone asked me about him, all I could I do is cry. I don’t know if I was clinically in shock, but it felt that way.”
Justin also hand-delivered a letter to her when she moved back home to Louisiana. “I barely left the house,” she notes of her time in Kentwood, “I was that messed up. I lay in my bed and stared at the ceiling. He brought me a long letter he’d written and framed,” she wrote. “I still have it under my bed. And at the end it said—it makes me want to cry to think about it—‘I can’t breathe without you.’ Those are the last words in it.”
In an interview with Barbara Walters after the breakup, Justin said of the breakup, “We’re not perfect. I don’t judge anybody. It’s just young love. It’s just young love. It was a very intense relationship, that’s for sure.”Meanwhile, Diane Sawyer grilled Britney in a scathing interview in 2003. Britney, who was 22 at the time, was asked invasive questions about her “big breakup” from Justin. “You broke his heart. You did something that caused him so much pain, so much suffering. What did you do?” Diane asked during the interview. Britney responded, “I was upset for a while. We both are really young and it was kind of waiting to happen. I will always love him … he is such a great person,” she
asked if she “betrayed” him as depicted in the “Cry Me A River,” Britney responded, “I’m not technically saying he’s wrong, but I’m not technically saying he’s right either.”Justin also revealed in Vanity Fair in 2011 that they hadn’t spoken in “nine or ten years.” “We were two birds of the feather — small-town kids, doing the same thing,” he told the magazine. “But then you become adults and the way you were as kids doesn’t make any sense. I won’t speak on her, but at least for me, I was a totally different person. I just don’t think we were normal; there was nothing normal about our existence.”In the wake of the documentary Framing Britney Spears, Justin made a lengthy apology post on Instagram to both Britney Spears and Janet Jackson, the latter whom he headlined with for the Super Bowl in 2003.
“I’ve seen the messages, tags, comments, and concerns and I want to respond,” Timberlake said. “I am deeply sorry for the times in my life where my actions contributed to the problem, where I spoke out of turn, or did not speak up for what was right. I understand that I fell short in these moments and in many others and benefited from a system that condones misogyny and racism. I specifically want to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson both individually because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed.”He continued, “Everyone involved deserves better and most importantly, because this is a larger conversation that I wholeheartedly want to be part of and grow from.” The 39-year-old father of two young boys then wrote that the music industry is “flawed,” and that it sets men, “especially white men,” up for success.“It’s designed this way. As a man in a privileged position I have to be vocal about this,” he continued. “Because of my ignorance, I didn’t recognize it for all that it was while it was happening in my own life but I do not what to ever benefit from others being pulled down again.”