Aaron Carter This: It came as a shock when it was reported that singer-rapper, Aaron Carter, who began performing as a child and hit albums in his teens, was found dead at his home in Southern California on Saturday. Went. He was 34 years old. Reportedly, he was found dead in his bathtub. At his residence in Lancaster. Carter’s family representatives confirmed the singer’s death. His fiancé, Melanie Martin, asked for privacy as the family mourns.
“We are still in the process of accepting this unfortunate reality,” Martin said in a statement Saturday. “Your thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated.”
A suspicious death was reported at 10:58 a.m. at Carter’s home in the 42000 block of Valley Vista Drive, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy Alejandra Parra. Parra claimed that “a dead man” had been discovered at the residence, although the identity was still unknown. As Variety reports, investigators remain on site.
Parra said the deputy found a dead man at the residence, but she could not immediately confirm it was Carter. Authorities later said a man sitting in a house found a man in a bathtub in the house and that resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful.
Carter, the younger brother of Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, performed as an opening act for his brother’s boy band alongside Britney Spears, and played several roles, including “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)” and “I Want Candy”. Hits recorded.
Carter embarked on the Backstreet Boys Tour in 1997—the same year his gold-selling debut self-titled album was released. He achieved triple-platinum status with his sophomore album, 2000’s “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)”, which spawned the title song and hit singles including “I Want Candy”. His videos received regular broadcasts on Disney and Nickelodeon.
The singer earned acting credits through her appearances on television shows including “Lizzie McGuire”. He starred alongside his brother, Nick, and his siblings BJ, Leslie and Angel Carter on E! Unscripted series “House of Carter” in 2006.
Carter made his Broadway debut in 2001 as JoJo in the musical “Sessile”. In 2009, he appeared in the ABC competition show “Dancing with the Stars”, finishing fifth with partner Karina Smirnoff. She was featured on the Food Network cooking show “Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off” in 2012.
In 2017, Carter opened up about his substance abuse on an episode of “The Doctors.” He was in rehab that same year when he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana charges. She has herself checked in for treatment on a few occasions in an attempt to gain custody of her son Prince.
Carter’s fifth and final studio album, “Love”, was released in 2018.
— with agency input