|Brian Littrell Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||February 20, 1975|
Brian Littrell is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He is best known for being a member of the popular American music band, Backstreet Boys. He has produced several successful songs along with the band such as Quit Playing Games, As Long as You Love Me, Show Me The Meaning Of Being Lonely, I Want It That Way, and Shape of My Heart.
Brian Thomas Littrell
B-Rok, Bri, Seaver, B, Frick
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Brian attended Tates Creek High School.
Singer, Songwriter, Actor
- Father – Harold Baker Littrell, Jr.
- Mother – Jackie (née Fox)
- Siblings – Harold Baker Littrell III (Older Brother)
- Others – Harold Baker Littrell, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Lucy L. Hill (Paternal Grandmother), Robert Reed Fox (Maternal Grandfather), Mae Milton (Maternal Grandmother), Kevin Richardson (First Cousin) (Musician)
Brian is represented by Wylee.
Pop, CCM, Dance-Pop, R&B, Teen Pop, Pop Rock, Adult Contemporary
K-BAHN, RCA Records, Avex Inc., Legacy Recordings (Former)
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
67 kg or 147.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Brian has dated –
- Samantha Stonebraker (1993-1997) – Brian was romantically involved with Samantha for four years. The couple began dating in April 1993 and parted ways in June 1997.
- Leighanne Wallace (1997-Present) – Brian first met model and actress, Leighanne Wallace, in 1997 while shooting Backstreet Boys‘ famous single As Long As You Love Me. He went on to propose to Leighanne on Christmas Eve night of 1999 and their engagement was announced on MTV in February 2000. They tied the knot on September 2, 2000, at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Together, they have a son named Baylee Thomas Wylee Littrell (born November 26, 2002).
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, Scottish, and German roots.
Brian has done endorsement work for brands like –
- Old Navy
- Burger King
Best Known For
Being a member of the popular American music group, Backstreet Boys
As a member of Backstreet Boys, Brian released his debut studio album, Backstreet Boys, on May 6, 1996. The album peaked at number 1 on music charts in countries like Austria, Canada, Germany, and Switzerland.
He made his theatrical film debut as a Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver in the romantic comedy film, Olive Juice, in 2001.
First TV Show
In 1996, Brian made his first TV show appearance as himself in the comedy game-show series, Wetten, dass..?.
Brian Littrell Facts
- Brian started his singing journey by joining the choir at the Porter Memorial Baptist Church in Lexington.
- He later joined his high school choir and also began acting in the school production of Grease in which he was cast as Roger.
- He played basketball in both Little League and the Babe Ruth League and at the age of 15, he aspired to become a basketball player for Kentucky Wildcats.
- He struggled with his dream of becoming a basketball player because of his short height.
- While continuing his studies at school, he also worked at the Long John Silver’s restaurant and also occasionally performed at weddings.
- Realizing that he had no future in basketball, Brian planned to attend Cincinnati Bible College on a full scholarship to become a music minister as music was equally important to him. He, however, dropped that plan in order to join the Backstreet Boys.
- In 1998, he went through a cardiac surgery to correct the congenital heart defect which he had had since his birth.
- Brian is the founder of the Healthy Heart Club, a non-profit organization that supports children with heart conditions through medical, financial, and practical aid.
- Visit his official website @ brianlittrell.com.
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