|Born||January 28, 1980|
|Origin||Jamestown, New York,|
|Genre(s)||Pop, pop rock|
|Instrument(s)||Vocals, Guitar, Drums|
|Label(s)||Sony BMG/Jive Records|
Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is a American actor, musician, and pop singer. Events 1077 - Walk to Canossa: The Excommunication of Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor is lifted Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Jamestown is a City in Chautauqua County, New York in the United States. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Pop music as a genre features a noticeable rhythmic element catchy melodies and hooks, a mainstream style and conventional structure Pop rock is a hybrid of Pop music and Rock music that uses catchy pop style with light lyrics over top of guitar-based songs Singer-songwriter is a term that refers to Performers who write, compose and sing their own material including Lyrics An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with Speech. The guitar is a Musical instrument with ancient roots that is used in a wide variety of musical styles A drum kit (also drum set or trap set) is a collection of Drums Cymbals and sometimes other Percussion instruments such as cowbells Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music Sony BMG Music Entertainment is a diverse music and entertainment group Jive Records is a British record label based in New York City, owned by Sony Music Entertainment, and operates as a quarter of the Zomba Label Events 1077 - Walk to Canossa: The Excommunication of Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor is lifted Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An actor, actress, player or thespian (see terminology) is a person who Acts in a Dramatic production and who works A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a He is a member of the music group The Backstreet Boys. A musical ensemble is a group of two or more Musicians who perform instrumental or vocal Music. Backstreet Boys are a Grammy -nominated American pop group They were the first group launched by fallen Boy band mogul Lou Pearlman.
Nick Carter was born in Jamestown, New York.  His father is Robert Gene Carter of Jewish ancestry, and his mother is Jane Elizabeth Spaulding, a Mayflower descendant of Welsh, Irish, German, English and Native American ancestry. His siblings include Angel, Leslie, Bobbie Jean (nickname: BJ), and singer Aaron. Angel Charisma Carter (born December 7, 1987 in Tampa Florida) is an American Fashion model who is also famous for being the sister of Leslie Barbara Carter (born June 6, 1986, in Tampa, Florida, U Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7 1987 Carter who has also launched an acting career is known for media reports regarding his personal life including his relationships with He also has an older half-sister named Ginger from his father's first marriage, a stepsister named Taelyn and a half-brother, Kanden, from his father's new wife.
Several years later, the family moved to Tampa, Florida and managed a retirement home where they added his younger siblings to their family.  Carter began auditioning for acting roles in the early 1990s, and appeared in many commercials. He later made a tiny background appearance in Edward Scissorhands (1990). Edward Scissorhands is a 1990 American Fantasy film, written by Tim Burton and Caroline Thompson, and directed by It is said that in several auditions, Nick met AJ McLean and Howie Dorough and they became friends.
Later, the three friends formed a mini-vocal group and started seeking a manager. As they found him, Lou Pearlman, he thought it most appropriate to seek for a fourth member. This was the chance for Kevin Richardson, who brought his cousin Brian with him. At the beginning, there was no success in the United States, even though the first single had been a hit on Orlando radio stations. Lou then marketed the Backstreet Boys in Europe, where they became commercially successful in 1996. To date, Carter has helped the group sell over 100 million albums.
The Backstreet Boys became hugely popular in Europe and the United States in the late 1990s, and Carter gained fame, becoming known as the "heartthrob" of the group. Backstreet Boys are a Grammy -nominated American pop group They were the first group launched by fallen Boy band mogul Lou Pearlman. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the He is the youngest, joining the group at twelve years old. On tour, he played drums and guitar in addition to singing. Carter had become a prominent lead singer in the group, though all five members sing lead on each album.
In 1999, he was ranked #1 on the list of "Hottest Teen People Under 21" by Teen People magazine and was named "The Biggest Teen Idol" by Teen People magazine. He was also named one of People magazines "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" in 2000, and voted CosmoGirl's Sexiest Man in the World" in 2002. People (full name People Weekly) is a weekly American Magazine of Celebrity and human interest stories, published Carter's fame also helped to launch the successful career of his brother Aaron. Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7 1987 Carter who has also launched an acting career is known for media reports regarding his personal life including his relationships with
Carter attempted a career as a solo artist in 2002, when he released Now Or Never. The album reached #17 on Billboard 200 and was certified gold. That same year, Carter was named "The Sexiest Man in the World" in a CosmoGirl Magazine poll conducted by its readers. Carter has also returned to his acting career. He appeared opposite Kevin Zegers in the 2004 horror film, The Hollow, made two appearances on the TV show "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter", and also appeared on "American Dreams". Kevin Joseph Zegers (born September 19 1984 is a Canadian Actor and model. The Hollow is a 2004 teen horror movie starring Kevin Zegers, Kaley Cuoco, Nick Carter and Stacy Keach.
Carter then went back on tour with the Backstreet Boys, who were promoting the album Never Gone which debuted at #3 in the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum. For the Cartoon Network show-within-a-show by the name of "Weirdworld" see The Secret Saturdays. "Never Gone" helped the group break the 100 million mark for albums sold worldwide. In fall 2005, they toured Europe.
Carter and his siblings starred in a reality television show, House of Carters, which premiered in October 2006 on E!. House of Carters (previously known as "The Carters" is a documentary / Reality show on the E! cable network, and Much Music E! Entertainment Television (or simply E!) is an American Cable television and Direct broadcast satellite network The series features all five Carter siblings reuniting to live in the same house, as well as feature in-depth moments of their ups and downs.  The first season of HoC had 8 episodes, and Carter has since said the show will not seek another season.
Carter is currently (May 2007) filming independent movie Fast Glass with Brandon Quinn, Andrew Keegan, Natalia Cigliuti, Greg Grunberg, and Reno Wilson. Brandon Quinn (born October 7, 1977 in Aurora Colorado) is a popular American actor best known for his lead role as Tommy Dawkins in Big Wolf Andrew Keegan (born January 29 1979) is an American Actor. Keegan was born Andrew Keegan Heying in Los Angeles California Natalia Cigliuti (born September 6, 1978) is an American Actress of Uruguayan descent Gregory Phillip "Greg" Grunberg (born July 11 1966 is an American Television Actor. Roy "Reno" Wilson (born October 20 1970) is an American actor who has appeared in a number of television programmes and films The movie is directed by Kim Bass and produced by Dave Riggs and Desiree Jellerette.  It's slated for release in 2008.
Nick Carter was announced as the new Special Ambassador for the Year of the Dolphin (YoD) on May 17, 2007. Dolphins are Marine mammals that are closely related to Whales and Porpoises There are almost forty species of dolphin in seventeen genera. Events 1521 - Edward Stafford 3rd Duke of Buckingham, is executed for Treason. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. He will record a new song and video with all proceeds going to this project, he will also make a public service announcement and appear at local schools. 
Nick Carter began work on his second solo album in 2003, but the recordings were aborted when the Backstreet Boys returned to the studio. One of the tracks from the earlier recording sessions was used as the theme song to the House of Carters. House of Carters (previously known as "The Carters" is a documentary / Reality show on the E! cable network, and Much Music "Let It Go" was written by Nick Carter, Matthew Gerrard, and Bridget Louise Benenate. Matthew Gerrard is a Canadian Record producer and Songwriter. 
Carter has dated and been linked with many famous women in the entertainment industry, including Willa Ford, Asun Ortega, Izabelle Filling, Angie Taylor, Paris Hilton, Dalene Kurtis, Kaya Jones,a former Pussycat Doll, and Ashlee Simpson. Amanda Lee Williford (born January 22nd 1981 known professionally as Willa Ford, is an American Songwriter, Record producer, and Presenter Asunción Ortega Vidal (born October 8, 1981) is a Spanish actress and model Dalene Kurtis (born November 12, 1977 in Apple Valley California His relationship with Hilton ended in July 2004 and he then chose to cover up his Paris tattoo with a skull and crossbones, and added "Old Habits Die Hard" beneath it.
On June 12, 2007, Kathy Griffin discussed her date with Nick Carter on Tyra. Events 1381 - Peasants' Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Kathleen "Kathy" Griffin (born November 4, 1960 though not gay herself Griffin has been a voice actress and a Red carpet commentator She jokingly alleged that he was illiterate and they showed him not being able to read the menu. However, he has been photographed reading books like The Da Vinci Code, and notes James Redfield's classic bestseller "The Celestine Prophecy" as one of his favorites. The Da Vinci Code is a controversial mystery / detective Novel by US author Dan Brown, published in 2003 by Doubleday The Celestine Prophecy is a 1993 novel by James Redfield that discusses various Psychological and spiritual ideas which are rooted 
On September 29, 2006, Carter claimed on The Howard Stern Show that he lost his virginity to Debra Lafave when they were classmates. Events 522 BC - Darius I of Persia kills the Magian usurper Gaumâta securing his hold as king of the Persian Empire. Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. The Howard Stern Show is an American radio show hosted by Howard Stern on Howard 100, one of two channels on the subscription-based Debra Jean LaFave, formerly Debra Jean Beasley, (born August 28, 1980) is an American Model and former Teacher at