Nick Carter

Male Singer
Born Jan 28, 1980

Nickolas Gene "Nick" Carter is an American singer-songwriter, dancer, musician, entertainer and actor. He is best known as a member of the pop group Backstreet Boys. He went on to release a solo album called Now Or Never during their hiatus. He has made occasional television appearances and starred in his own reality show, House of Carters. He gained fame in the late 1990s and early 2000s as a teen idol. He is also the older brother of singer Aaron Carter.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nick Carter.


1980 Birth Born on January 28, 1980.
1989 9 Years Old One of his dance teachers, Sandy, placed him in his first group called "Nick and the Angels". Between 1989-1993, Carter covered a various number of popular songs by other artists, including "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" and "Uptown Girl" and a few original songs that he would perform at events. … Read More


1992 12 Years Old 1 More Event
At age 12, he put in a winning performance on the 1992 New Original Amateur Hour.
1993 13 Years Old At only 13 years old, Carter, A. J. McLean, Brian Littrell, Howie Dorough, and Kevin Richardson formed the pop group Backstreet Boys on April 20, 1993. … Read More
1998 18 Years Old Carter, who previously dated singer Willa Ford from 1998 to 2000, and hotel heiress Paris Hilton from 2003 to 2004, proposed to his long term girlfriend, Lauren Kitt, a fitness expert/trainer, WBFF Fitness Competitor and actress, whom he met through his brother and sister, on February 23, 2013, in the Florida Keys. They were married on April 12, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California.


2000 20 Years Old He was No. 9 of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2000 and Cosmogirl magazine's "Sexiest Man in the World" in 2002, beating out such competition as actor Brad Pitt and rival pop star Justin Timberlake for the title, launching a media-hyped "rivalry" between Timberlake and Carter, culminating in an amicable 2009 meeting off camera on the set of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where Carter defeated Timberlake in an arm wrestling match.
2003 23 Years Old 1 More Event
…  His parents divorced in 2003.
2004 24 Years Old His father remarried to Ginger R. Elrod (born December 5, 1974) in 2004, and had a son, Kaden Brent, in June 2005. … Read More
2006 26 Years Old One of the tracks from the earlier recording sessions was used as the theme song to the television series House of Carters in 2006. "Let It Go" was written by Nick Carter, Matthew Gerrard, and Bridget Louise Benenate.
2009 29 Years Old Carter recorded a duet with pop singer Jennifer Paige called "Beautiful Lie" in 2009.


2010 30 Years Old In 2010, Nick Carter started recording new songs for his second solo album, working with Rami Yacoub, Carl Falk, Toby Gad, Josh Hoge, Claude Kelly, among many others.
2011 31 Years Old Carter's new album titled I'm Taking Off, was released on February 2, 2011 in Japan, in Germany on June 3, 2011 and in the USA via iTunes on May 24. … Read More
2012 32 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2012, he made a guest appearance on 90210.
2013 33 Years Old Carter made his motion picture debut in 2013, appearing in the comedy This Is the End along with the rest of the Backstreet Boys.
2014 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, Carter recorded a duet album with Jordan Knight from fellow boy band, New Kids On The Block, titled Nick & Knight which debuted at #24 on the US Billboard 200 and #14 in Canada. … Read More
2015 35 Years Old 1 More Event
At Comic-Con 2015 in San Diego, Carter revealed his plans to film a movie that he had written, and would be directing and starring in. … Read More
On January 13, 2016, Carter was arrested in Key West, Florida and booked on misdemeanor battery after he was denied entry to a bar due to "high levels of intoxication". … Read More
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