Nick Carter has been famous since the mid ‘90s when he first rose to fame as the youngest member of the hit group the Backstreet Boys. Although he has been in the spotlight for most of his life at this point, fame hasn’t always been easy for the blonde heartthrob. Since he’s celebrating his birthday soon, here are 10 things you didn’t know about Nick Carter:
The blonde singer has been arrested more than once. He was first arrested back in 2004 on suspicion of refusing to follow police orders to vacate the nightclub Pop City in Tampa, Florida, after a brawl broke out inside. He was reportedly told over 10 times to leave, but continued to argue, so he was charged with a misdemeanor count of resisting and opposing a law enforcement officer without violence, was handcuffed and put in a police car, but then was released on his own recognizance. The following year he was arrested for drunk driving in Huntington Beach, charged with driving under the influence and was forced to attend alcohol education classes. He was also arrested in 2016 after he attacked and choked an employee in Hog’s Breath Saloon, a bar in Key West. He was charged with misdemeanor battery and was put in jail. The following day, he was released on a $1,500 bond. In April 2016, People learned that prosecutors were going to dismiss the case in six months in exchange for 25 hours of community service and $298 in court related fees as part of a pretrial intervention program for people with minimal criminal history.