|Celebrated Name:||Brian Littrell|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Brian Thomas Littrell|
|Age:||46 years old|
|Birth Date:||20 February 1975|
|Birth Place:||Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Leighanne Wallace (m. 2000)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Baylee Littrell)|
|Is Brian Littrell Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, and Actor|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$55 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Brian Littrell is a popular American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known as a member of 5 member pop music band Backstreet Boys. Backstreet Boys has delivered great hits over the years and remains one of the most loved pop music bands of all time. He is a contemporary singer as well, and he released his debut solo album in 2006, which was titled “Welcome Home.” He was inducted into the hall of fame along with his fellow bandmate and cousin, Kane Richardson, on the 10th of April 2015.
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Early Life & Biography
Brian Littrell whose full name is Brian Thomas Littrell was born to parents Jacqueline Fox and Harold Baker Littrell on the 20th of February 1975 in Lexington, Kentucky, the U.S. By profession, his mother used to work as a secretary at a local dental office, and his father used to work at IBM. He belongs to a very religious Baptist family and also has an elder brother, Harold. He was born with a congenital heart problem, but he was able to overcome it over the years.
His love for music and sports was visible at an early age itself. He started singing as a part of the choir group of the Porter Memorial Baptist Church. When he was in the 7th grade, his choir teacher suggested he sing at weddings and other events to make money, which is exactly what he did until he was 16 years old. In his junior year of high school, he gave an amazing performance on the spiritual song “Another Time, Another Place,” which helped him realize his potential.
He has also played basketball for his church team and did some wrestling in high school as well. In addition to attending school, he worked at Long John Silver’s, which is a fast-food chain. When he was in his junior year of high school, his cousin Kevin called him out of an American History School and told him about the auditions for Backstreet Boys. He gave his audition on the 19th of April 1993 via phone. He flew to Orlando the next day and became the final member of the Backstreet Boys. He eventually finished high school through correspondence but returned for finals and finally graduated in 1994.
Brian has an elder brother Harold who is an actor, singer, and model by profession. Brian’s cousin Kevin is also a member of the Backstreet Boys. He is of English, Scottish, German, Finnish, Irish, Welsh, and Scandinavian descent. 2 months after joining the Backstreet Boys, he met Samantha Stonebraker, after which they started dating in 1993. The relationship ended four years later, and Brian had even lived with Samantha’s family for two years during this time. Samantha even released a book in 1998 titled “What You Want to Know: Backstreet Boys Secrets Only a Girlfriend Can Tell,” focusing on her relationship with Brian and the Backstreet Boys.
In 1997, the Backstreet Boys were shooting a video for their song “As Long as You Love Me.” There, Brian met Leighanne Reena Wallace, who is a model and actress by profession and was an extra in the video as well. He dated her for three years before getting married on 2nd September 2000 at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. They welcomed their son Baylee Littrell on 26th November 2002.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 20 February 1975, Brian Littrell is 46 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2021. His height is 1.73m tall, and his weight is 74 kg.
Backstreet Boys didn’t get much success initially, but they became incredibly successful just two years later after the group’s formation in 1993. They became immensely popular in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the United States in the late 90s and early 2000s. During these years, they released four albums, namely, “Backstreet Boys,” “Backstreet’s Back,” “Millennium,” and “Black & Blue.” After that, they released an album that contained their greatest hits titled “The Hits: Chapter One.” They then took a gap of 3 years, after which they released “Never Gone,” “Unbreakable,” “This is Us,” “In a World Like This,” and “DNA.”
In addition to being a pop music singer, Brian is a contemporary singer as well. He had wanted to record Christian music for a long time, which he was finally able to accomplish in 2006. He released his 1st solo album on the 2nd of May 2006. The album was able to sell over 1,00,000 copies in the U.S. and was a success. He has recorded the inspirational song “In Christ Alone” in 2006 for which he won a GMA Dove Award as well.
Besides being a singer, he has made appearances in TV shows and movies as well. He has made appearances as a part of Backstreet Boys on TV shows “Arthur,” “Sesame Street,” and “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.” He has also made appearances as part of the Backstreet Boys on Saturday Night Live in 1998 and 1999. Backstreet Boys have also made appearances in the comedy movie “This Is the End.”
Awards & Achievements
The following is the list of Awards and Achievements earned by Bill Littrell:
- He is the winner of the GMA Dove Award for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year for the song “In Christ Alone” in 2006.
- He was inducted into the hall of fame along with his fellow bandmate and cousin, Kane Richardson, on the 10th of April 2015.
- Besides, as a part of Backstreet Boys, he has won numerous other awards as well.
Net Worth & Salary of Bill Littrell in 2021
As of May 2021, Bill Littrell has gathered a net worth of $55 Million. Most of his earnings have come from his singing career, especially as a part of the music group Backstreet Boys. In addition to being an amazing singer, he has appeared on different TV shows and movies as well, which has only added to his net worth. Backstreet Boys earn a very handsome sum from their tours as well, which further improves his net worth.
Brian Littrell has been an amazing singer; there are no two ways about that, but much more than that, he has been an absolute fighter. From fighting with a congenital heart defect to getting infected with the H1N1 virus, he has faced a lot of setbacks in his life but never gave up and came back strong. He is involved in various charity works as well, which makes us admire him even more. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope we see more of him in the future.