Singer and rapper Aaron Carter has died at the age of 34. He was the younger brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys. Aaron Carter, who enjoyed fame at a young age as a singer, television personality and younger brother of Backstreet Boys star Nick Carter, died Saturday. He was 34 years old.
A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said a suspicious death occurred at Carter’s residence address, but could not confirm the identity of the deceased person.
Carter was found dead in the bathroom of his home in Lancaster, California, on Saturday morning. Representatives from his team confirmed his death, PA reported.
The official Twitter account for New Kids on the Block posted: “We are shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Aaron Carter. Sending prayers to the Carter family. Rest in peace, Aaron.”
Who was Aaron Carter
Born in Tampa, Florida on December 7, 1987, Carter started out opening for the Backstreet Boys on tour in 1997. His debut album, Aaron Carter, was released later that year when he was just 9 years old and reached gold status.
His next album, Aaron’s Party (Come and Get It), was released in September 2000 and went triple platinum. It featured the singles “I Want Candy”, “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)”, and “That’s How I Beat Shaq”, and supported the album by opening for Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears on the Oops!… I Did It Again. Tour.
Carter’s third album, Oh Aaron, went platinum in 2001 and he has released two since, most recently Love in 2018.
He dabbled in acting, appearing on shows like Lizzie McGuire, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and 7th Heaven and in movies like Fat Albert (2004) and Supercross (2005), starring Channing Tatum. Carter made her Broadway debut in 2001 as JoJo the Who in Seussical the Musical and had a long run as a cast member in the Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks.
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