Singer Nick Carter is turning 42 years old today!
Carter was born Nickolas Gene Carter on January 28, 1980, in Jamestown, New York. He has many siblings, including Aaron Carter, Leslie Carter, Angel Carter, Bobbie Jean Carter, Taelyn Dobson, and Kaden Brent Carter.
Carter first rose to fame as a teen idol and gained international fame as a member of the Backstreet Boys. As of 2015, Carter released three solo albums after the band split up, including “Now or Never,” “I’m Taking Off,” and “All American.”
Carter has been married to Lauren Kitt since 2014 and has three children: Odin Reign Carter, Saoirse Reign Carter, and Pearl Carter. Even though he hasn’t been performing too much to raise his family, Carter did make one big appearance that really had fans talking!
Carter appeared on season 4 of the Fox celebrity guessing game competition “The Masked Singer” and ended in third place. Aloe Blacc, who performed as the Mushroom, came in second. The season 4 winner was “Can’t Fight the Moonlight” singer LeAnn Rimes, who performed as the Sun.
Fans are celebrating Nick Carter’s birthday with their favorite “The Masked Singer” performances. After all, what can be more fun than watching Nick Carter sing live while dressed as a sparkling pink crocodile?
‘Toxic’ By Britney Spears
Nick Carter channeled his inner Britney Spears when he sang “Toxic” for the Group B playoffs.
“That is absolutely Nick Carter,” one fan wrote. “I’d know his voice and dancing style anywhere.”
“I love his voice,” another fan commented. “He can sing ANYTHING!!”
“Hahaha… the way his tail moves when he dances,” another shared. “Hilarious!!”
“Nick, you can’t hide from us loyal fans,” shared another. “We know it’s you. We know what you sound like and how you act on stage. Sorry, dude. Lol.”
Judge Robin Thicke called his performance “sexy” saying, “I feel fully seduced right now.”
‘Bleeding Love’ By Leona Lewis
Fans love the song by Leona Lewis, but they were even more in love with Carter’s emotional rendition of the song!
“WOWZA, Nick Carter’s got his voice, during his sings cover Leona Lewis’ song, his voice sounds like Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters), Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) & his smooth vocal sounds like Eric Benet & D’Angelo,” one fan wrote. “Now that is something.”
“I always thought he had the best vocals ever,” another fan commented.
Another fan revealed that they were a true superfan and put all the clues together before his unmasking:
“He moves like Nick Carter, he sings like Nick Carter, he’s a showman like Nick Carter, crocs for florida well Nick is from orlando, i am a BSB fan and Nick loves water sports and of course dolphins, Nick collabed with Jordan Knight and NKOTBSB, he’s a gamer, Nick was in cult classic Edward Scissorhands and his favorite food is pizza and fave green color these facts where from the 90s, its all in the BSB first album biography.”
Judge Nicole Scherzinger said, “I’m bleeding love over that performance right now… and those vocals!”
‘It’s My Life’ By Bon Jovi
The Crocodile – erm, Nick Carter – pulled out all of the stops for his rendition of Bon Jovi’s rock hit “It’s My Life.”
“The distorted vocals are just so so incredible,” one fan wrote. “Voices like this died a long time ago and it made me so so so sad. But NICK CARTER!! You are seriously an angel. This is seriously one of the most incredible performances I have ever heard. Probably the best cover performance of this song.”
“I’ve listened to this over and over,” another fan wrote. “This cover is absolutely awesome.”
“Nick can sing ANYTHING!!” another fan commented. “He could sing the phonebook and I’d still be mesmerized.”
“I love how Nick sings this song,” said another. “Wished it was the complete song.”
“He needs to make an album of all of these songs,” another wrote.
“Respect for Nick Carter,” another wrote. “His voice always sounded good but I had no idea his vocals and ranges were so impressive.”
Still Can’t Get Enough Of Nick Carter As The Crocodile?
One devoted fan put together all of Carter’s performances together in one 34-minute video so fans can follow Nick Carter’s journey as the Crocodile from his very first performance to his shocking reveal!
Fans can check out the full video of all of Carter’s performances below!