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Backstreet Boys’ Member Nick Carter Has Had a Thriving Solo Career; What’s His Net Worth?

His solo album, "I'm Taking Off" boasted four Billboard Top 40 hits and sold 20,000 copies in Japan in just one week.
Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys performs during Jingle Ball 2022. Getty Images for iHeartRadio/Scott Legato
Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys performs during Jingle Ball 2022. Getty Images for iHeartRadio/Scott Legato
Name  Nick Carter
Networth $35 million
Salary $0.2 Million +
Source of Income Music and entertainment
DOB January 28, 1980
Age 43 
Gender Male
Profession Singer-songwriter, actor, musician, dancer, record producer, video director, and entertainer
Nationality American

Nick Carter, the renowned American singer/songwriter, dancer and actor, has made an indelible mark on the entertainment industry. He has built a net worth estimated at a staggering $35 million, per Celebrity Net Worth, through his talent, hard work, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Nick Carter's journey to wealth and success has been multi-faceted. His career began when he joined the iconic boy band, the Backstreet Boys. With the group, he achieved meteoric success, contributing to their staggering earnings of $200 million over the years, per MoneyMade. If shared equally among the five members, this would amount to a handsome $40 million for Nick Carter.

Carter's solo career further boosted his wealth. His solo album, "I'm Taking Off" boasted four Billboard Top 40 hits and achieved remarkable sales with 20,000 copies sold in Japan in just one week. His debut album, "Now or Never" achieved gold certification in both the US and Canada, selling an impressive 500,000 copies in its debut week.

Nick Carter of The Backstreet Boys appearS on the TV show PRIVATE SESSIONS on June 10, 2010 in New York City/ Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images
Nick Carter of The Backstreet Boys appearS on the TV show PRIVATE SESSIONS / Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images


Aside from his music royalties and album sales, Nick Carter has diversified his income through various ventures. He ventured into film and television, participating in projects like "American Dreams," "8 Simple Rules," and the horror film, "The Hollow." He also delved into reality TV with shows like "House of Carters," "I Heart Nick Carter," and "Dancing with the Stars," in which he finished as a runner-up.

Nick Carter's popularity attracted lucrative endorsement deals with big brands such as Pepsi, Target, and Chevrolet. His active presence on social media platforms contributes to his endorsement income.


Nick Carter's entrepreneurial spirit shines through in his Evil Blessings project. He successfully raised $156,000 through crowdfunding on Indiegogo in 2013, showcasing his ability to turn creative ideas into financial success.

Nick Carter's real estate investments have also played a significant role in expanding his wealth. He made a savvy move in 2017 when he sold his Hidden Hills property for $4.1 million, earning a tidy profit after purchasing it for $3.7 million just four years prior. His opulent Las Vegas residence, featuring five bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, and 8,200 square feet of living space, was acquired for $6.1 million. 

2021 $18 Million
2022 $24 Million
2023 $35 Million
Instagram 2.3M 
Facebook 1.6M 
Twitter 686.1K 
YouTube 64.8K
Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter performs at the Venetian Resort on August 19, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada/ Gettyimages/Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage
Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter performs at the Venetian Resort/ Gettyimages/Photo by Denise Truscello/WireImage

Nick Carter found love in fitness trainer Lauren Kitt, whom he married in 2014. The couple now has three children , marking a beautiful chapter in his life. Despite his success, Carter has faced personal challenges, including allegations of sexual misconduct and struggles with drug and alcohol abuse. He continues to maintain his innocence in the face of these accusations.

Throughout his career, Nick Carter has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the music industry, He has won multiple American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and MTV Europe Music Awards with the group. His exceptional contributions to the music industry have garnered recognition, including the World Music Award for World's Best Selling Dance Male Artist.

How did Nick Carter achieve his net worth?

Nick Carter's net worth stems from his career as a member of the Backstreet Boys, his successful solo music career, endorsements, business ventures, and real estate investments.

What are some of Nick Carter's notable achievements?

Nick Carter achieved gold certification for his debut solo album, "Now or Never," and had four Billboard Top 40 hits with his album "I'm Taking Off." He also participated in reality TV shows and secured endorsement deals with renowned brands.