Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in Stratford, Ontario and was raised by his single mother. Bieber learned to play musical instruments like the drums and guitar when he was very young. In 2007, he participated in a local singing competition in his hometown called Stratford Idol, and he only did it just for fun. He never took singing lessons before but surprisingly he placed second in the competition. Justin Bieber used to be an ordinary Canadian boy, but his life totally changed in the year 2008. With his great musical talent, this seventeen year old boy has released an EP and an album and has become a superstar in the music industry.