Justin Randall Timberlake is an American actor, businessman and singer-songwriter. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared in the television shows Star Search and The New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as the lead singer and youngest member of the boy band ‘N Sync, whose launch was financed by Lou Pearlman. Shawn Corey Carter better known by his stage name Jay-Z (sometimes stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs in America. In 2012, Forbes estimated Carter’s net worth at nearly $500 million.