A. J. McLean

About A. J. McLean

Birth Day: January 09, 1978
Birth Place: West Palm Beach, United States
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Other names: A.J. Alexander McLean Alexander J. McLean "Alex" "Bone "Bone Daddy" "Johnny No Name" "Mr. Cool"
Occupation: Singer songwriter actor dancer model
Years active: 1986–present
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Spouse(s): Rochelle Karidis (m. 2011)
Children: 2
Genres: Pop R&B pop rock
Instruments: Vocals guitar bass guitar drums piano saxophone violin
Labels: Jive Avex Podwall
Associated acts: Backstreet Boys NKOTBSB
Website: ajmclean.com

A. J. McLean Net Worth

A. J. McLean was bornon January 09, 1978 in West Palm Beach, United States. A.J. Mclean, the first member of the famous vocal harmony group, Backstreet Boys, is known for his amazing voice and outstanding performances. He began singing and acting at a very young age and had already performed in twenty seven plays by the age of twelve. He formed a band with a group of other young and brilliant artists. ‘Backstreet Boys’, as they named it, came up with some of the highly popular and unforgettable songs that brought them huge success. Mclean and his band mates became huge stars, especially among the young and began giving stage performances. However, Mclean began to overindulge in alcohol and drugs, which started to hamper his tours with the Backstreet Boys. He had to go to rehab, and after his personal efforts and the efforts of his wife, he successfully fought alcoholism and drug abuse. He tried his hands outside of the band as well, with certain solo endeavors, and experienced mediocre success. He also collaborated with other artists in an attempt to establish himself as a solo artist. Besides working with Backstreet Boys, he continues to strive to establish himself as a solo artist and recently announced his plans to work on his second album.
A. J. McLean is a member of Musicians

💰 Net worth: $200,000

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Biography/Timeline

1978

Alexander James McLean was born on January 9, 1978, in West Palm Beach, Florida, to Denise (née Fernandez, now Solis) and Bob McLean. He is of Puerto Rican and German ancestry on his mother's side and Scots-Irish and English on his father's side. He is an only child because his twin sisters died during childbirth. He was raised by his mother and grandparents (Ursula and Adolph) as his parents divorced when he was four years old.

1986

In January 1986 at 8 years old, McLean acted in his first role as Little Mike in the 1986 film Truth or Dare?.

1990

In 1990, McLean, his mother and grandparents moved to Kissimmee, Florida, to pursue his acting and singing career. He attended a private acting school, the Florida Academy of Dramatic Arts, for four years, acted in the drama club and in small plays, and modeled periodically.

1991

In 1991 McLean landed a role on the Nickelodeon comedy series Hi Honey, I'm Home! as a kid named Skunk. However, he was cut from the show due to being too tall. His only known appearance on the show is in the pilot episode, which Nickelodeon aired in 1999 as part of its birthday celebration.

1992

In 1992, McLean was a contestant in the real-life live-action game show, Nickelodeon Guts. In April 2002, McLean made a guest appearance the episode titled "Duped" in season 2 of Static Shock, a cartoon which ran from 2000–2004.

1993

McLean, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell formed the pop group Backstreet Boys in 1993. The group became very successful in the late 90s-early 2000s. In 2013 they celebrated their 20th anniversary and released a new album called In a World Like This.

2010

In March 2008, McLean performed his first two solo shows (as himself) at the Anaheim House of Blues and The Roxy in Los Angeles. The show consisted of his solo material and a solo version of the Backstreet Boys hit, "Incomplete". The solo tour continued through Europe in May and June, in parallel to Backstreet Boys tour. While creating his solo project, McLean worked with the OneRepublic vocalist Ryan Tedder, producers Dan Muckala and Kristian Lundin, plus the former NSYNC member, JC Chasez. On January 20, 2010, Have It All, was released in Japan. He confirmed on the Backstreet Boys cruise in December 2010 that the US version would be released on February 8, 2011.

2011

McLean married Rochelle Deanna Karidis, a makeup/hair Stylist, whom he credits for helping him overcome his addiction, on December 17, 2011, in Beverly Hills, California. The rest of the Backstreet Boys, Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, and Kevin Richardson were in attendance. On November 27, 2012, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Ava Jaymes. On September 5, 2016, McLean announced on Instagram that his wife was pregnant with their second child, another girl. On March 19, 2017, the couple's second child, whom they named Lyric Dean, was born in Los Angeles.

2012

As of June 2012, McLean was working on his second solo album. He also posted two of his new songs on Socialcam on July 23, 2012, titled "Peach" and "P.L.A.R.S."

2013

McLean also appeared and performed with the Backstreet Boys on Arthur, Sesame Street, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Saturday Night Live. In 2013, McLean made his motion picture debut by appearing in the comedy, This Is the End, along with the rest of the Backstreet Boys.

2015

On July 22, 2015, McLean launched Skulleeroz Vapor, a line of liquids for use with electronic cigarettes.

2016

McLean was set to release his second solo album titled Naked on September 9, 2016. The lead single, "Live Together" was released on September 4, 2015, on iTunes.