Nick Carter

by Lil Vacha on October 18, 2009

Birth Name: Nicholas Gene Carter

Place of Birth: Jamestown, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 28, 1980

Ethnicity: English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish

Nick Carter is an American singer and actor. His brother is actor and singer Aaron Carter. He is known as a member of the band Backstreet Boys, along with Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, A. J. McLean, and Kevin Richardson. Nick is married to fitness trainer Lauren Kitt, with whom he has a son.

Nick has English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, and Scots-Irish/Northern Irish ancestry.

Various internet sites state that Nick has Blackfoot Native American and/or Jewish ancestry. It is not clear if these claims have been verified. No Blackfoot or Jewish ancestry is listed in publicly available family trees of Nick Carter.

Nick’s paternal grandfather is Charles C. Carter (the son of Charles “Charlie” T. Carter and Vera Marie Kimbrough). Nick’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of James Adkins Carter and Rachel McClanahan. Vera was the daughter of Barton S. Kimbrough and Annie Long.

Nick’s paternal grandmother is Barbara Jean Latta (the daughter of Clifford Edward Latta and Margaret Mary Kieffer). Clifford was the son of John Emerson Latta and Jessie Elizabeth Badders. Margaret was the daughter of Harry Kieffer and Dora Mable Staller.

Nick’s maternal grandfather is Charles Douglas Spaulding (the son of Sherman W. Spaulding and Theresa E. Phillips). Sherman was the son of Ira Porter Spaulding and Caroline M. Campbell. Theresa was the daughter of Harry Wesley Phillips and Amanda Melvinia Crippen.

Nick’s maternal grandmother is Helen Jean Neal (the daughter of Robert Henry Neal and Helen Fisher).

Sources: Genealogy of Nick Carter –

Obituary of Nick’s paternal grandfather, Charles C. Carter –

Genealogy of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T. Carter (focusing on his own father’s side) –

Obituary of Nick’s paternal great-grandfather, Charles T. Carter –

Obituary of Nick’s paternal grandmother, Barbara Jean (Latta) Carter –

Genealogy of Nick Carter (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Genealogy of Nick’s mother –

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant July 21, 2015 at 12:38 pm

i read often that his grandpa eugene carter was of Jewish descent

Capricious April 3, 2015 at 7:00 am

He dyes his blonde. It’s naturally light brown.

theropod April 1, 2015 at 7:59 am

He looks like a typical Northern English or Nordic man.

levangelista36 June 23, 2012 at 11:21 pm

it’s interesting how he and his brother look so fricking white

why do they look so fricking white?

levangelista36 August 14, 2012 at 4:10 pm

No. One of the parents is Jewish.

christian March 22, 2012 at 3:24 pm

nick carter looks like a typical western or eastern european guy,,

unlike his brother he has blue eyes

he looks like a german or swedish guy

raciality 1o1 August 31, 2011 at 5:22 pm

you cey he black? he by racial, he by racial

Amanie June 26, 2011 at 9:58 pm

he so cute so happy hes not racsist.

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