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A.J. McLean

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Alexander James "A.J." McLean (born January 9, 1978) is an American musician, singer, dancer, actor, and entertainer. He is a member of the Backstreet Boys. McLean was born in West Palm Beach, Florida to Bob and Denise (née Fernandez) McLean. He is of Latino and German ancestry on his mother's side and Scottish, Irish and English on his father's side. His parents divorced when A.J. was four years old. In January 1986 at 8 years old, he acted in his first role as Little Mike in the 1986 film Truth or Dare. In 1990, he moved to Orlando, Florida with his mother and grandparents to concentrate on his acting and singing career. In early 1990s he appeared on various Nickelodeon and Disney projects, including the Nickelodeon show GUTS, Welcome Freshmen, and a comedy series called Hi Honey, I'm Home! on which he played a character named "Skunk". He later quit high school to pursue his show business career. McLean, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell formed the pop group Backstreet Boys in 1993. The group became very successful in late 90s-early 2000s, and as of 2012 they are recording their 8th studio album. McLean created a character, whom he named "Johnny

AJ Loses Sobriety Battle -- Again

Loses Sobriety Battle Again

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Backstreet Boy Threatens to Release More Music

Backstreet Boy Threatens to Release More Music

To the excitement of absolutely no one, 30-year-old A.J. McLean of the Backstreet Men said his '90s boy band would be going back into the studio and then offered his take on which aging group… READ MORE >

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Where Is Young Hollywood?

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