The news of Aaron Carter’s death shocked the world recently. The 34 year old singer and rapper was found dead at his home in California on November 5. Some reports suggested that the Los Angeles police found Carter’s body in his bathtub.
The singer, who started working at a very young age, was able to make a considerable amount of money in his career. Here is everything we know about his net worth and earnings.
Aaron Carter’s Net Worth
As per the website Celebrity Net Worth, Aaron Carter had a net worth of $400 thousand at the time of his death. Born in 1987, Carter started performing at the age of 7 with a band named Dead End. He left the group two years later and then opened for his brother Nick’s band, Backstreet Boys, during one of their shows.
In 1997, the singer released his first album, a self-titled project, which got wide acclaim globally. In 2000, he dropped his second album, Aaron’s Party (Come Get It), which reached number 4 on the Billboard 200 chart. During the same time, he performed a number of opening acts for the Backstreet Boys.
In August 2001, Carter launched his third album, Oh Aaron, which was certified platinum. The following year, he released the DVD Oh Aaron: Live in Concert and his fourth album, Another Earthquake!
After a gap of 16 years, the singer’s last album, LØVË, dropped in 2018. The album’s track Sooner or Later reached number 4 on Billboard Spotify Viral 50. Chart. In total, Carter sold more than 3 million album copies in the US and more than 10 million copies worldwide.
Acting and Broadway Career
Apart from an accomplished music career, Carter also made several appearances on television, films, and Broadway. He made his theatre debut in 2001 at the age of 13 by playing JoJo the Who in Seussical. Later, he starred in another stage production titled The Fantasticks.
In 1998, he appeared in an episode of Nickelodeon’s Figure It Out, and then guest-starred as himself on Disney Channel’s Lizzie McGuire and ABC’s Sabrina, the Teenage Witch in 2001. Five years later, he featured on E! Network’s short-lived series House of Carters, which aired for eight episodes.
Carter also had some film credits to his name. In 2004, he acted in the comedy film Fat Albert, followed by Ella Enchanted in the same year, Popstar in 2005, and I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With in 2006.
Financial Problems and Bankruptcy
Aaron Carter also faced financial issues in his career and filed for bankruptcy in the state of Florida in November 2013. In the filing, he claimed to be $3.5 million in debt, out of which $1.368 million was owed to the IRS alone.
At the time, Carter listed his total assets at $8232, which included a $500 television, a $3,500 Breitling watch, two MacBook computers, and a Louis Vuitton backpack. The singer stated that he was living with a relative and earning only $2000 over a monthly expenditure of $2005.
However, the financial situation improved over the years. In 2018, Carter bought a 2,686-square-foot home in Lancaster, California, for over $400k. He later listed the apartment for nearly $600k in July 2020.
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