About Nick Carter
Nick Carter, real name Nicholas Gene Carter, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, entertainer, dancer and an occasional actor. He rose to the fame in the mid-1990s, performing with a cult band Backstreet Boys, which consisted of Brian Littrell, A. J. McLean, Howie Dorough and Kevin Richardson. The guys achieved worldwide recognition following the release of their debut album, Backstreet Boys. After this breakthrough with a band Nick has recorded 2 studio albums: I’m Taking Off and Now or Never. As an international pop star Carter has made a number of TV appearances and even got to star in his personal reality series, House of Carters. Although he is no longer considered a teen idol, Nick Carter net worth remains at enviable heights: according to most estimates, it amounts to $35 million.
Nick was born in New York, in a family of Jane Elizabeth and Robert Gene Carter. His parents ran a small bar, known as Yankee Rebel, thus the boy grew up surrounded by laud music and people. A bit later Carters moved to Florida, where they managed a retirement home. Nick has four siblings: Bobbie Jean, Leslie, Angel and Aaron.
The latest of them, Aaron, is also a musician. He gained prominence as a hip-hop and pop artists just a couple of years later than Backstreet Boys. Although during his career Aaron has released 7 albums, three music DVDs and appeared in a number of movies, his fortune remains significantly inferior to Nick Carter net worth. In 2012 Nick and the rest of his family was shocked by a horrible tragedy. Leslie, one of the siblings, was found dead in her father’s apartment. During her life Leslie has struggled to make it in the music industry and released a couple of singles, but never gained wider recognition. Although the medics have found a dangerous amount of various medications in her blood, the actual reasons behind Leslie’s death are still under investigation.
The event that led to Nick Carter net worth growth was the formation of Backstreet Boys in the early 1990s. The band gained worldwide recognition in 1996, following the release of their self-titled debut album. Due to the success of such singles as “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)”, “I’ll Never Break Your Heart”, “Get Down (You’re the One for Me)”, “Anywhere for You” and “We’ve got it Going On”, the album charted all over the world and sold millions of copies. It was certified Platinum in Argentina, Austria, Switzerland, United States, Germany, Honk Kong, Belgium Brazil and a number of other countries. Backstreet Boys was certified Diamond by the Canadian Recording Industries Association. Due to the commercial success of this record, Nick Carter net worth shot to the stars over the night.