Starting his career at the age of 12 years old, Nick Carter became an international pop superstar as the youngest member the Backstreet Boys. His 22-year entertainment career has spanned an array of projects in television and film, and as a philanthropist and author.
In 2002, Carter released his debut solo album through Jive Records, 'Now or Never', which debuted at No. 17 on the Billboard 200 chart and was certified Gold in the US, Japan and Canada. Two years later he starred in his first horror film, The Hollow, which was a remake of the horror classic Sleepy Hollow.
In 2005, Carter and his Backstreet brothers returned with their fifth studio album, 'Never Gone', which was certified Gold in six countries, went Platinum in America and Canada, and 2x Platinum in Japan.
In December of 2011, Carter appeared on The Dr. Phil Show’s Second Changes special to talk about his own personal struggle with drugs and alcohol, and how he managed to successfully transform his life for the better. His self-help memoir, 'Facing The Music And Living To Talk About It', was released in the spring of 2013.
Carter released his second solo album, 'I’m Taking Off', in 2012, and two years later recorded and released a collaborative album with Jordan Knight from New Kids On The Block. In the same year Carter and long term girlfriend, Lauren Kitt, made their reality TV debut as a couple in the VH1 reality series, I Heart Nick Carter, following the newly engaged couple’s journey to the alter.
At the 2015 San Diego Comic Con, Carter announced that he is partnering with the production company, The Asylum, to co-write, direct and star in a zombie Western movie titled Dead 7. The made-for-TV film is set to also star famous boyband members from O-Town, 98 Degrees, and some of Carter's band mates from the Backstreet Boys. Carter has also recently joined season 21 of the ABC show Dancing With the Stars as a celebrity contestant.Visit Nick's official website