Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 20.His other ventures include record label Tennman Records, fashion label William Rast, and the restaurants Destino and Southern Hospitality.They started dating in January 2007, got engaged in December 2011 and married on October 19, 2012 in Italy.
The former became the best-selling album of the year in the US with the largest sales week, and spawned the top-three singles "Suit & Tie" and "Mirrors", while the latter produced the top-ten song "Not a Bad Thing".By 2002, when the group went on a hiatus and members were following individual projects, he partenered with Pharrell Williams of the producing team The Neptunes–and Timbaland to start working in new music.The idea of going solo was strengthened a year earlier. Could we do, like, 'N Sync featuring Michael Jackson', or 'Michael Jackson featuring 'N Sync'?In 1998, the group rose to prominence in the United States with the release of their self-titled debut studio album, which sold 11 million copies and included the hit single "Tearin' Up My Heart".Their second album No Strings Attached (2000) sold 2.4 million copies in the first week, and included a No. NSYNC's third album Celebrity (2001) was also financially successful.He played Jason Sharpe, a model who falls in love with a waitress after mistaking her for another model. The rise of his own stardom and the general decline in the popularity of boy bands led to the dissolution of NSYNC.Band member Lance Bass was openly critical of Timberlake's actions in his memoir Out of Sync.Often cited as a pop icon, Timberlake is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including ten Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Brit Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards.According to Billboard in 2017, he is the best performing male soloist in the history of the Mainstream Top 40.Upon the completion of the Celebrity Tour, the group went into hiatus in 2002.In its lifetime, NSYNC was internationally famous and performed at the Academy Awards, In late 1999, Timberlake appeared in the Disney Channel movie Model Behavior.