PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Singer Aaron Carter was found dead at his home in Lancaster, California on Saturday morning, TMZ has confirmed.
Carter rose to fame as a pop singer in the late 90s and early 2000s. He started singing at the age of seven and released his first album in 1997 at the age of nine. In total, he released four albums during his career and often toured with his brother Nick Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys. His two most popular hits were “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It)” released in 2000 and “That’s How I Beat Shaq” released in 2001.
Carter appeared on Dancing with the Stars, Lizzie McGuire, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and more, as well as starring in the Broadway production of “Seussical.” He reportedly struggled with substance abuse and lost his sister Leslie Carter in 2012 to a suspected drug overdose.
Carter sold around 14 million records worldwide.
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