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Lance Bass

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Lance Bass is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades: singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and cosmonaut. Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 60 million plus records worldwide, Bass has made himself a household name throughout the globe. With countless career highlights in music spanning the past 20 years, including multiple Grammy® nominations, two diamond RIAA awards, MTV Video Music Awards®, American Music Awards® and People's Choice Awards® to name a just a few, he has expanded his accomplishments into multiple entertainment mediums. Bass can currently be seen as a daily contributing panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show (2014), which he joined in September of 2015. In 2007, Bass lit up Broadway, starring as "Corny Collins" in the smash hit, "Hairspray", published his revealing memoir, "Out of Sync", and danced his way to the finals on season seven of ABC's hit competition show, Dancing with the Stars (2005). In 2003, he was inducted into the Mississippi Musician's Hall of Fame, making him the youngest person to ever receive this honor. In 2012, he joined Sirius XM and launched a pop culture daily radio show, called "Dirty Pop", with Lance Bass and, during the weekends, hosts their "Pop2k Countdown", where he can still be heard today. Building on his passion for film and documentaries, Bass has established himself as an acclaimed producer with titles like Kidnapped for Christ, where he was awarded the Audience Award for Documentary Feature during it's Slamdance premiere this past January and Mississippi I Am, which recently won Best Documentary at the Manhattan International Film Festival. This November, he is being recognized for his outstanding achievements at the Mississippi Film Festival with an encore screening of Mississippi I Am. Other producing credits include the Miramax film, On the Line (2001), where he not only served as Executive Producer, but was also the film's star and earned him the coveted Movieguide® Award for excellence in family-oriented programming. In 2005, he executive-produced Randal Kleiser's romantic comedy, Lovewrecked (2005), starring Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack and Jamie-Lynn Sigler. He is also the recipient of the Golden Apple Award® as Male Film Discovery of 2001. While known for his success in music, including a #1 European dance single, in 2014, called "Walking On Air" and featuring newcomer Bella Blue, Bass has made numerous memorable guest appearances in film, television and as the animated voice in several popular children's cartoons. With his sights focused on hosting, Bass is preparing for his fifth consecutive year as co-host of the American Music Awards' Coca-Cola Red Carpet, has guest-anchored the KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles, filled in for Harvey Levin on TMZ and has become a frequent correspondent with the landmark entertainment show, Entertainment Tonight. As an entrepreneur, he founded Famous Yard Sale, which was inspired by his memories of weekend yard sales in his hometown of Laurel, Mississippi, where he reinvented the yard sale as a virtual auction marketplace for celebrities to donate their excess belongings and raise money for their favorite charities. This led him to create and executive produce the Lifetime series Celebrity Home Raiders. Currently, he has partnered up with Slavco and Daniel Tuskaloski, and TeliApp to create Sparxx, a social relationship and dating app specifically designed for the LGBT community with the goal of breaking the mold of conventional LGBT dating apps. Sparxx was designed to help men and women and their personally defined sexuality, find meaningful and long lasting relationships. Philanthropically, Lance remains active in various charitable organizations including serving on the Young Hollywood Board of the Environmental Media Association. He is also the National Youth Spokesperson for World Space Week, consistent with his interest in space travel. A fact that many are unaware of, Bass is a certified cosmonaut after several months of training in the Russian space program where Bass received cosmonaut certification and continued on to Houston's Johnson Space Center to take part in astronaut training. Additionally, Lance is a strong advocate for animals and has been a spokesperson for animal rescues all over the country, including directly working with Lucky Puppy, a dog rescue based in Los Angeles, CA. Bass currently resides in Los Angeles with his husband Michael Turchin, whom he married in 2014 and was featured as a wedding special on E! in early 2015.  See full bio on IMDb »

LATEST STORIES
  
Lance Bass Says Shaq Helped Launch 'NSYNC, Seriously!

Lance Bass
Shaq Helped Launch 'NSYNC ... Seriously!

Who was one of the key people who helped get 'NSYNC off the ground?? IT'S GOTTA BE SHAQ!! It's true ... according to Lance Bass who tells TMZ Sports the supergroup owes a lot of its early success… READ MORE >

'NSYNC Reunites to Get Their Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

'NSYNC
Reunites for Walk of Fame ... Draws HUGE Crowd!!!

'NSYNC getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Monday looked a lot like Times Square outside 'TRL' circa 2000 -- hundreds of screaming fans trying to catch a glimpse. Lance, Justin, Joey,… READ MORE >

- 56 days ago
Lance Bass and Hubby Can't Decide Whose Sperm They'll Use for Baby

Lance Bass & Hubby Michael Turchin
Picking the Sperm to Make Our Baby ... is All Fun and Games!!!

Lance Bass and hubby Michael Turchin are in the super early baby planning stages ... so early, in fact, how they'll decide whose sperm to use to make the baby's a competition. We got Lance… READ MORE >

- 83 days ago
Lance Bass Says 'NSYNC Is Reuniting Soon

Lance Bass
'NSYNC Is Reuniting Soon (This I Promise You)

'NSYNC was a no-go during Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Halftime Show, but the guys will be getting back together soon, according to Lance Bass. We got Lance leaving Craig's Monday night… READ MORE >

- 139 days ago
Joey Fatone Bets TMZ $1,000, I'm Not Doing Super Bowl Halftime!!!

Joey Fatone
Bets TMZ $1,000 I'm Not Doing Super Bowl Halftime!!!

Joey Fatone is so dead serious Justin Timberlake is NOT reuniting 'NSYNC during the Super Bowl halftime show, he bet our photog $1,000!!! And the best part ... the bet was made IN MINNESOTA ...… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
'NSYNC Super Bowl Reunion Buzz Builds with Alleged Sightings

Justin Timberlake
'NSYNC Super Bowl Reunion Buzz It's Building, But ...

Justin Timberlake is saying one thing, but his fans' eyes around Minneapolis are saying there's evidence an 'NSYNC reunion could be going down during the Super Bowl halftime show. Here's what we… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Carson Kressley Says Gays Are Healthy and Cute So Let Them Donate Blood!!!

Carson Kressley
Gays Are Happy, Healthy & Cute ... Let 'Em Donate Blood!!!

Carson Kressley says gays check every applicable box when it comes to donating blood ... and that's why it's time to change the law restricting them from doing so. The ex-'Queer Eye' star… READ MORE >

- 262 days ago
Lance Bass Rips FDA's Gay Blood Ban, 'It's a Big F U'

Lance Bass
Gay Blood Ban Is Simply a 'Big F U' From American Red Cross!!!

Lance Bass is making an impassioned plea to the FDA to end its longstanding restrictions on gay men donating blood ... saying his blood is no different from that of straight donors. Lance… READ MORE >

- 263 days ago
Joey Fatone: 'NSYNC Could Team with Justin Timberlake, Reunite at Super Bowl

Joey Fatone
'NSYNC Might Join J.T. at Super Bowl 'If It's Right, Then We Do It'

AN 'NSYNC REUNION AT SUPER BOWL LII?!?! Don't rule it out -- so says Joey Fatone ... who tells TMZ Sports there's definitely a possibility the gang could reunite if Justin… READ MORE >

- 264 days ago
Rosie O'Donnell Outraged by Lack of Gun Control, Says It's Biggest Issue Now

Rosie O'Donnell
We Have a Gun Crisis!!! Not Talking Gay Blood Ban

Rosie O'Donnell isn't as pissed as Lance Bass about gay men not being able to immediately donate blood after a tragedy -- she says the nation's gun crisis is the bigger issue right… READ MORE >

- 264 days ago
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