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Aaron Carter is a popular American pop and hip hop singer. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.

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Famous as
Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Actor, Dancer
Nationality
religion
Baptist
Born on
07 December 1987 AD
Birthday
Age
29 Years
Sun Sign
Sagittarius    Sagittarius Men
Born in
Tampa
father
Robert Eugene Carter
mother
Jane Elizabeth
siblings
Nick, Angel (a model), B.J., Leslie
Married
No
Net worth
$2 million
Aaron Carter
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Aaron Carter is a popular American pop and hip hop singer. Starting his singing career at the tender age of seven, he rose to fame during the late 1990s, and established himself as a star, especially among the teenagers and youngsters. He has earned name and fame not only for his performance on stage, but also because of his studio albums. His first album ‘Aaron Carter’ became one of the top ten in some countries of Europe. In the United States, it stood at number 12. It sold more than 100,000 copies in the US alone, and more than one million copies worldwide. His second album ‘Aaron’s Party’, released in the fall of 2000, was also a huge success, and sold three million copies in the US alone. Having made so much success at such a young age, there has been no looking back for him. His next album ‘On Aaron’, also earned him much fame, after which he worked on ‘Another Earthquake’ which was also successful, though not as popular as the previous one. Carter has also worked on television shows such as ‘Liberty’s Kids’ as well as on films such as ‘Fat Albert.’

Childhood & Early Life
  • Aaron Carter was born on 7 December 1987 in Tampa, Florida. His father’s name is Robert Gene Carter, and his mother’s name is Jane Elizabeth. He had four siblings, three sisters and one brother.
  • He attended the Frank D. Miles Elementary School, as well as the Ruskin school in Florida. He had a great enthusiasm for music from an early age, and started his career at the tender age of seven.
Career
  • Aaron Carter began his career as the lead singer of ‘Dead End’ which was a local band formed by members of a rock school in Tampa. However, their interests conflicted as Carter was more interested in pop while the others preferred alternative rock. Therefore, Carter had to leave the band two years later.
  • His first solo appearance was made when he was only nine years of age. It was an opening for the ‘Backstreet Boys’ in Berlin, which took place in March 1997. His first single ‘Crush on You’ was released the same year.
  • On 1 December 1997, his self-titled debut album was released. It became quite popular in several European countries such as Norway, Spain, Denmark, as well as Germany. It was released in the US on June 16, 1998, where it was a great success as well.
  • On September 26, 2000, his second album ‘Aaron’s Party (Come Get it)’ was released. It included several singles such as ‘I Want Candy’ ‘Aaron’s Party (Come Get it)’, and ‘That’s How I Beat Shaq.’ The songs were often aired on Disney and Nickelodeon.
  • At the age of thirteen he released his third album ‘Oh Aaron’ in 2001. It found success, though not as much as his second album. It contained singles such as ‘Oh Aaron’ and ‘I am all about you.’
  • His next work ‘Another Earthquake’ was released in 2002. It was a mild success, though not as successful as his previous works. It also was Aaron’s final studio album under the label of Jive Records.
  • After making a name for himself in the world of music, Aaron Carter also tried his luck in acting. He made guest appearances in several television programs such as ‘Lizzie McGuirie’ as well as ’48 Hours Mystery.’
  • He joined ‘Dancing with the Stars’, an American dance competition TV series with his partner Karina Smirnoff in 2009. Though they were eliminated in November, they stood at fifth place.
  • In January 2011, it was announced by Johnny Wright, Carter’s manager, that he was in a treatment facility for emotional and spiritual healing. He spent a month at a rehab center named Betty Ford Center in California after which he started performing normally again.
Major Works
  • The album ’Aaron’s Party (Come Get it)’ is one of the most significant as well as successful works of his career. It was released in the year 2000 under Jive Records. It was a big hit, selling three million copies in the United States alone. The songs ‘Girl You Shine’, ‘I want Candy’, ‘Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)’, and ‘Bounce’ became quite popular and were played frequently on Radio Disney.
  • In 2002, he worked as a voice actor for ‘Liberty’s Kids’, which was an animated historical television series meant for children. It was aired from September 2002 on PTV Kids. Aaron provided the voice for the character of a soldier who fought in the American Revolutionary War. The solider, Joseph Plumb Martin, whose narratives of his experiences, which were published much later, proved to be an invaluable resource in understanding those times, especially about the lives of common soldiers and the battles that they took part in.
  • Aaron Carter has also worked in films, one of them being ‘Fat Albert’ a fantasy romantic comedy about the gang of Fat Albert, who comes into the human world from the cartoon world in order to help a lonely teenage girl. Aaron did a cameo appearance, playing the role of a character named Darren.
  • The film ’Popstar’ is significant to his career as it is the only film where he played a lead role. The film is about a high school teenage girl who has an obsession with JD McQueen, played by Aaron. JD, a musical sensation, needs her help to improve his grades and thus he builds a relationship with her. The film was released in October 2005.
Personal Life & Legacy
  • Aaron Carter started dating actress Hillary Duff in December 2000. From 2003, he also started dating actress Lindsay Lohan, which led to a severe tension between Duff and Lohan. However, he broke up with Lohan later. Eventually Duff also broke up with him.
  • His elder brother Nick Carter is also a successful singer. One of his sisters Leslie Carter passed away because of suspected drug overdose in 2012.

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