Happy 30th Birthday Justin Timberlake: Unfortunate Styles Of The Past

by Emily Green · January 31, 2011

Justin TimberlakeA true Hollywood anomaly, he may be the only child-turned-adult star in the history of stage moms who has been able to achieve even more fame in his later career and remain on a path to success uninterrupted by 24-hour Vegas marriages, sex tapes, DUIs, rehab, or even so much as a harmless hooker scandal. We've followed him since his days as a Disney Mouseketeer alongside Britney and Xtina through it all. Today marks the 30th birthday of America's golden boy, Justin Timberlake, and we'd like to take this opportunity to reflect on his evolving and often unfortunate style choices (we thought they were so cool at the time!) during his time in the spotlight. Just look how far he's come since his 'N Sync days... Is that jheri curl?? [Photo via]

Remember the cornrows?

Justin Timberlake [photo via]

He was definitely one of the pioneers of the "frosted tip" hairstyle. This look right here might even be the antecedent to today's man-bangs.

Justin Timberlake [Photo via]

More translucent gradient shades and jheri curl.

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And last but certainly not least, the matching couple outfit of 2001 forever ingrained in our memory we will never forget...

Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake [Photo via]