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Nick Carter

Nickolas Gene "Nick" Carter (born January 28, 1980) 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. Carter was born in Jamestown, New York, where his parents, Jane Elizabeth (née Spaulding) and Robert Gene Carter, owned a bar called the Yankee Rebel. Several years later, the family moved to Ruskin, Florida and managed the Garden Villa Retirement Home, where they added to the family. Carter's siblings are: B.J. (Bobbie Jean); Leslie (June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012); and twins Aaron and Angel (born December 7, 1987). Robert G. Carter has a daughter, Virginia (born 1972), from a previous marriage. Carter's parents divorced in 2003. His father remarried, to Ginger R. Elrod (born December 5, 1974) in 2004, and had a son, Kaden Brent, in June 2005. Carter began auditioning for acting roles in the early 1990s,

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Nick Carter -- Nobody Told Me About My Sister Leslie's Funeral

Nick Carter
Nobody Told Me About My Sister's Funeral

Nick Carter tells TMZ ... he WANTED to attend his sister's funeral in NY this weekend, but his own family made it impossible for him to be there. 25-year-old Leslie Carter was laid to rest at a… READ MORE >

Leslie Carter -- Prescription Drugs Suspected in Death

'House of Carters' Star
Rx Drugs Suspected in Death

Leslie Carter was battling an addiction to prescription medication in the days before her death ... and family members believe she died as a result of an overdose.Sources close to the "House of… READ MORE >

- 1775 days ago
Nick, Aaron's Sister Leslie Carter Dead at 25

'House of Carters' Star
Dead at 25

"House of Carters" reality star Leslie Carter -- younger sister of Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter -- died yesterday in New York at the age of 25 ... the family confirms. The Carters released a… READ MORE >

- 1775 days ago
NKOTBSB Party in Las Vegas

NKOTBSB
Party in Las Vegas

The guys from the Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block hosted parties at Gallery Nightclub and Chateau Nightclub respectively last night -- after they played the Mandalay Bay Events… READ MORE >

- 1987 days ago
Backstreet Boys -- Pink Eye Won't Kill Our Tour

Backstreet Boys
Pink Eye Won't Kill Our Tour

The Backstreet Boys ain't afraid of a little contagious infection -- in fact, according to the band's rep, A.J. McLean's crusty pink eye won't have any effect whatsoever on the remainder of the… READ MORE >

- 2297 days ago
Backstreet Boy Infected with that Pig Virus

Backstreet Boy Infected with that Pig Virus

UPDATE: Brian just released the following video, apologizing to his fans for contracting the virus. Don't stand too close to your monitor, he looks contagious....I don't care who you are, or where… READ MORE >

- 2624 days ago
I'm Only a Little Bit Backstreet

I'm Only a Little Bit Backstreet

Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell was at LAX yesterday leaving for parts unknown, when the singer suddenly disassociated himself from his Backstreet Boozers -- a subsection of the band famous for… READ MORE >

- 2857 days ago
Backstreet Booze -- Band Requires Beer at Shows

Backstreet Booze
Band Requires Beer at Shows

Bad Idea: Contractually binding a concert venue to provide a band with booze, when half of said band's members have alcohol problems ... like the Backstreet Boys. But alas, clear as day in the… READ MORE >

- 2858 days ago
Backstreet Boy Sorta Threatens AJ and Nick

Backstreet Boy
Sorta Threatens AJ and Nick

Brian Littrell has seen two Backstreet Boys fall off the wagon recently -- AJ McLean and Nick Carter -- and the guy was serious when he told us they better "clean their act up" if they want to… READ MORE >

- 2863 days ago
"Sober" Backstreet Boy: Gimme Another Shot!

'Sober' Backstreet Boy:
Gimme Another Shot!

If Nick Carter really wanted the public to believe him when he told People magazine that alcohol could literally end his life, he probably shouldn't have been pounding booze onstage with Steel… READ MORE >

- 2865 days ago

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