Former teen pop sensation Aaron Carter is remembered for his music career.
Alongside his older brother and Backstreet Boys member Nick Carter, the late Aaron rose to prominence during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Who was Aaron Carter?
Born on December 7, 1987, Aaron Carter was an American singer and actor from Tampa, Florida.
In the late 1990s, Aaron found stardom as a pop music singer and gained a following of pre-teen and teenage fans.
After signing his first deal at the age of nine, he began opening concerts for Britney Spears and his older brother Nick’s band the Backstreet Boys.
On December 1, 1997, he released his self-titled debut studio album.
His first album spawned the hits Crazy Little Party Girl, I’m Gonna Miss You Forever, a cover of The Beach Boys’ song Surfin USA, and a cover of The Jets’ single Crush On You.
In September 2000, he saw greater success with the release of his second record Aaron’s Party (Come Get It).
His sophomore effort sold over 3million copies and is considered his most successful project.
He made two more full-length albums before he went on a musical hiatus until his 2018 release LØVË.
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What was Aaron’s net worth?
In October 2006, Aaron and his siblings Nick Carter, Angel, BJ, and his late sister Leslie appeared in their own E! reality series House of Carters.
The program chronicled all five siblings as they lived together again in Los Angeles, the show concluded in November of that year.
Prior to his death, Aaron Carter’s riches were listed at an estimated $400K by Celebrity Net Worth.
In 2009, he made a return to television for Dancing With the Stars’ ninth season.
Throughout the season’s run, he was paired with Karina Smirnoff and the two finished in fifth place.
When did Aaron die?
On November 5, 2022, it was revealed that Aaron died at his home in Lancaster, California.
At around 11am PST, Los Angeles County police arrived at the scene after receiving a report of a man having drowned inside his bathtub.
Law enforcement officials have since confirmed with The U.S. Sun that “Deputies did respond to the call,” after which “They did find a deceased person,” as previously mentioned, in the tub.
Sheriffs’ cars and paramedics were spotted outside of Aaron’s home and the property was cordoned off with police tape.
Upon hearing the news, fans of Aaron took to social media to mourn the pop idol’s passing.
On Twitter, one fan wrote: “RIP Aaron Carter. I can’t believe I’m writing this right now. I’m in total shock, disbelief, & grief right now. Feel really sad right now. Gone FAR too soon.”
A second fan tweeted: “I actually saw Aaron Carter live in 2019! So sad that he died so young, he had so many issues into adulthood as well.”
“RIP Aaron Carter. I don’t know how he died. We’re all going to go some day but at 34 that’s tragic,” tweeted another.