Leslie Carter

American singer and songwriter Leslie Carter

Leslie Barbara Carter was an American pop singer best known as the sister of Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter and former Seussical star Aaron Carter.
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06 June 1986
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Backstreet Boys Member Opens Up About Substance Abuse
Huffington Post - over 4 years
NEW YORK — Nick Carter isn't only writing songs – he's written a book. The Backstreet Boys singer will release a memoir, "Facing the Music and Living to Talk About It," on Sept. 24 via Bird Street Books. The 33-year-old is the first in the group to release a book. The autobiography and self-help book will include stories about Carter's teenage years in the multiplatinum Backstreet Boys, his struggles with substance and alcohol abuse, and the hardships of his family. His younger siblings include Aaron and Leslie Carter. Leslie, who battled with substance abuse, died last year. Carter is engaged to Lauren Kitt. The Backstreet Boys will release their eighth album, "In a World Like This," on July 30. ___ Online: http://www.backstreetboys.com/splash ___ Follow Mesfin Fekadu at http://www.twitter.com/MusicMesfin
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Leslie Carter Laid to Rest; Brother Nick Does Not Attend Funeral
Gossip Cop - about 6 years
(GettyImages.com) <a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1">Leslie Carter</a> was laid to rest in upstate New York over the weekend, just days after her shocking death at 25, but famous big brother Nick did not attend the funeral. The singer honored his commitment to perform at a concert that evening. In a statement, Nick Carter explained, “I wanted to be at my sister’s funeral, but my family has always had a complicated dynamic.” “I want to thank everyone for all of their compassion and support that I have received during this most difficult time,” continued to Backstreet Boy. “There are so many emotions for me surrounding the loss of my sister. I am trying to stay healthy, positive and focused.” VIDEO – Nick Carter Performs Two Days After Leslie’s Death According to some reports, Nick believes the family attempted to keep him away from the service. Earlier in the week, Nick posted a statement in which he thanked fans for their prayers and said “performing i...
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Leslie Carter Funeral: Where Was Nick Carter?
Gather - Celebs - about 6 years
Fans were shocked last week when 25-year-old <a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1">Leslie Carter</a> was found dead. Since then, many details have emerged about Leslie and her complicated family life. However, the most recent details to emerge . . .
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Leslie Carter dead: Nick Carter takes to the stage and pays tribute to tragic sister
Daily Mail (UK) - about 6 years
In what must have been the most poignant performance of his life, <a class="fplink fp-205883" href="/nick+carter+1">Nick Carter</a> took to the stage in New York last night to pay tribute to his tragic sister.
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Leslie Carter: 5 Things You Don't Know
US Magazine - about 6 years
Us looks back on Nick and Aaron Carter's sister, who passed away suddenly on Tuesday Get more Us! Follow us on Twitter, Friend us on Facebook, Subscribe to Us Weekly
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Leslie Carter in suspected overdose
BigPond News - about 6 years
Reports say <a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1">Leslie Carter</a>, the sister of Nick and Aaron Carter, may have died of a suspected drug overdose.
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Leslie Carter Cause of Death Was Drug Overdose, According to Police Report
The Hollywood Gossip - about 6 years
New details have emerged in the "mysterious" death of <a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1"><a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1">Leslie Carter</a></a>, and it appears the 25-year-old sister of Nick and Aaron Carter died as a result of an overdose. Three prescription drugs found near her body, according to the police report. The report was taken by officials who responded to the 911 call. The three prescription bottles found were Olanzapine, used to treat schizophrenia and/or bipolar disorder, the muscle relaxant Cyclobenzaprine, and the anxiety medication Xanax. Official autopsy results have yet to be released pending toxicology tests, but a source tells E! News that family members believe Leslie overdosed on pills. Per the police report, Leslie's stepmother Ginger found <a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1"><a class="fplink fp-172946" href="/leslie+carter+1">Leslie Carter</a></a>'s unresponsive body around 4:10 p.m. on January ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Leslie Carter
  • 2012
    Age 25
    On January 31, 2012, aged 25, Carter, who had complained of feeling ill, was found unresponsive at the home of her father, Robert Carter, in Mayville, New York, and was pronounced dead on arrival at Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, New York.
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    Carter also had been spotted with Pop/R&B star Nivea in January 2012 at Capitol Records offices both looking for recording deals.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    In 2008, Leslie Carter married Mike Ashton and moved to Toronto, Ontario, where she gave birth to a daughter Alyssa Jane Ashton in 2011.
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  • 2006
    Age 19
    In late 2006, Leslie Carter created the band The Other Half with her backup musicians Mike Ashton, DJ Porter, Casey Clowater, Paul Davidson, and Dave Thompson. The final line-up consisted of Carter (vocals), Ashton (drums), Jason Eldon (electric guitar), and Sean Smit (bass guitar, back-up vocals). In September 2009, the band mutually decided to split up.
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  • 2005
    Age 18
    Carter started a small club tour in Canada in December 2005, and had a showcase in New York City on January 19, 2006, with hopes it would lead to a new record deal.
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  • 2003
    Age 16
    After Carter's parents divorced in 2003, her father, who has a daughter from a previous marriage, married Ginger R. Elrod (born December 5, 1974) in 2004, and had a son, Kaden, in 2005.
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  • 2001
    Age 14
    Her debut album Like Wow! was set for release on April 10, 2001.
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  • 2000
    Age 13
    This album was set for release in June 2000, but it was delayed because Dreamworks wanted to test Carter's fan base before releasing the album in order to ensure its success.
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  • 1999
    Age 12
    Carter signed a record deal with Dreamworks Records in 1999 and began recording her debut album.
  • 1986
    Born on June 6, 1986.
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