Brian Littrell Biography

Brian Littrell is an American singer known for his association with Backstreet Boys. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about him.

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Also Known As: Brian Thomas Littrell

Famous as: Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Nationality: American

Birth Date: February 20, 1975

Age: 43 Years

Sun Sign: Pisces

Height: 1.73 m

Born in: Lexington

father: Harold Baker Littrell Jr.

mother: Jackie

siblings: Harold

Spouse/Ex-spouse: Leighanne Wallace

children: Baylee Thomas Wylee Littrell

City, States, Provinces & Districts: Kentucky

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education: Tates Creek High School

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Brian Littrell, born as Brian Thomas Littrell, is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is best recognized as a member of the pop vocal group, Backstreet Boys. As a solo artist, he has released the album ‘Welcome Home’ that featured singles like "In Christ Alone", "Wish" and "Over My Head". As a part of Backstreet Boys, he has released eight studio albums, three compilation albums, one live album, 28 singles and 25 music videos till date. The group has recorded numerous hit songs as lead performers. These include "We've Got It Goin' On", "I'll Never Break Your Heart", "Anywhere for You", "As Long as You Love Me", "Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely", "Shape of My Heart", "Incomplete" and "In a World like This". Littrell has also made numerous film and TV appearances with Backstreet Boys. Coming to the American singer’s awards and achievements, he was awarded with the 2006 GMA Dove Award under the category ‘Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year’ for his single “In Christ Alone". In 2015, he became an inductee of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame.

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  • Brian Littrell joined the Backstreet Boys in 1993. In the late 1990s and the early 2000s, the band became immensely popular in the USA, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. During this time, the group released the albums ‘Backstreet Boys’, ‘Millennium’, ‘Backstreet's Back’ and ‘Black & Blue’. Also, the Backstreet Boys made appearances on many TV shows like ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’, ‘Arthur’, ‘Sesame Street’ and ‘Saturday Night Live’. Soon after this the band released their greatest hits album ‘The Hits: Chapter One’.
  • In 2005, they released their album titled ‘Never Gone’. A year later, Littrell came out with his first solo album titled ‘Welcome Home’ that included the singles "Welcome Home (You)", "Wish" and "Over My Head". Then in 2007, the Backstreet Boys released their album ‘Unbreakable’. This was followed by the albums ‘This Is Us’ and ‘In a World Like This’. In 2013, Littrell, along with his band mates, appeared in the comedy show ‘This Is the End’. Three years later, the group performed on ABC channel’s ‘Greatest Hits’.
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  • Brian Littrell was born as Brian Thomas Littrell on February 20, 1975 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA, to Jackie and Harold Baker Littrell, Jr. He has an older brother named Harold and is a cousin of Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson. Littrell attended Tates Creek High School.
  • He met actress Leighanne Wallace in 1997. The couple got married on September 2, 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia. Together Littrell and Wallace have one son named Baylee Thomas Wylee Littrell who was born on November 26, 2002.

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