Nickolas Gene Carter is an American singer and member of the Backstreet Boys vocal group. During the breaks between Backstreet Boys schedules, Carter has released three solo albums, Now or Never, I’m Taking Off, and All American, as well as a collaboration with Jordan Knight, titled Nick & Knight.
He has appeared on television on occasion and has starred in his own reality shows, House of Carters and I (Heart) Nick Carter.
What is Nick Carter’s Net Worth?
Nick Carter is a $35 million dollar American singer/songwriter, dancer, and actor. Although Nick Carter began his career with the Backstreet Boys, he went on to become a successful solo musician after leaving the group.
He’s also well-known for his appearances on reality television.
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jan 28, 1980 (42 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer-songwriter, Dancer, Record producer, Author, Music Video Director, Musician, Entertainer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Nickolas Gene Carter was born in Jamestown, New York on January 28, 1980. His parents owned a bar in Jamestown before moving to Florida. Carter has four siblings, two of whom are twins.
When Nick’s mother heard him singing, she immediately recognized his talent and ensured that he received professional training. Carter started dancing at a young age, in addition to singing lessons.
Nick Carter quickly rose to prominence as a child actor, booking commercials with his diverse abilities. He also participated in school theatre productions. He worked as a background performer in Edward Scissorhands when he was younger.
He also pursued his singing career, eventually meeting various future Backstreet Boys members through auditions. Carter described his family life as dysfunctional at the time, and he turned to music as a way to escape his sad life.
Nick Carter auditioned for the Backstreet Boys at the age of 12. He also auditioned for The Mickey Mouse Club and had to choose between the two because he was accepted into both. Nick Carter’s first choice was to become an actor, but he chose to join the Backstreet Boys instead.
The Backstreet Boys were formed a year later, in 1993, when Carter was only 13 years old. Carter was the youngest member and had to travel with a personal tutor even on tours.
After touring with the group for several years, Carter and the other members released their debut album, Backstreet Boys, in 1996. Backstreet Boys’ Back was released in 1997 as a follow-up.
When Lou Perlman was exposed for concealing money from the band members, the group began to face problems. Although his company earned more than $10 million from the band from 1993 to 1997, the members of the Backstreet Boys were only paid $300,000.
Despite the controversy, Nick Carter and his bandmates continued to work on their next album, Millennium. The album was certified 13 times platinum after its release in 1999.
After touring throughout 1999, the Backstreet Boys signed a new $60 million contract with JIVE. Black and Blue, their next album, was released in 2000.
Nick Carter left Backstreet Boys in 2002. The other members of the band wanted to leave their management company, but Nick Carter wanted to stay and launch his solo career.
Film and Television
Throughout his musical career, Nick Carter pursued various opportunities in film and television. This started in 2002, with roles in shows like American Dreams and 8 Simple Rules. In 2004, he landed the lead role in The Hollow, a horror film.
Around the time Nick Carter rejoined the Backstreet Boys, he began planning a new reality show starring him and his siblings. The show was eventually renamed House of Carters and premiered in 2006. The show’s premise revolves around all of the Carter siblings living under one roof.
The show was canceled after one season and eight episodes. Carter became much more involved in film over the next few years, not only acting in films but also directing and producing. One of his most notable roles was in the 2013 film This Is the End, in which he appeared alongside other Backstreet Boys members.
Nick Carter returned to reality television in 2014 with VH1’s I Heart Nick Carter. Once again, the show only lasted one season and focused on Carter’s life as he prepared to marry his girlfriend, Lauren Kitt. Nick Carter appeared on the 21st season of Dancing with the Stars in 2015. After reaching the finals, he finished second. Another significant project for Nick Carter was the 2016 horror film Dead 7, which he wrote and starred in alongside members of the Backstreet Boys and other celebrities.
Nick Carter had previously dated a number of well-known celebrities, including Paris Hilton. He met Lauren Kitt, a fitness trainer, in 2008. He proposed to her in 2014, and they married the following year. They have two children together as of 2019.
Nick obtained a restraining order against his younger brother Aaron Carter in September 2019. According to reports, Nick and his family believed Aaron had made credible threats against their lives as part of an ongoing family feud. Aaron had announced on Twitter at the time that he hadn’t seen Nick in four years.