Aaron Carter, BJ Carter, Leslie Carter, Amy Carter and Nick Carter (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
Photo: Mark Sullivan/WireImage
Photo: Mark Sullivan/WireImage

Bob Carter, father of Nick and Aaron Carter, dead at 65

Bob Carter, the father of singers Aaron and Nick Carter, died Tuesday night, TMZ reported Wednesday. 

According to the tabloid, unnamed sources close to the family confirmed that Bob Carter died Tuesday night in Florida.

The father of seven was 65 years old.  

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Carter’s cause of death was not immediately clear. 

According to TMZ, Aaron Carter wrote in a now-deleted tweet that he found his father unconscious.

Aaron Carter, 29, tweeted on Tuesday that he was returning to Las Vegas to spend time with his family.

He wrote on social media Wednesday that he is heartbroken by the loss. 

Nick Carter, 37, also took to social media, where he said that he is heartbroken and asked for privacy.

Bob Carter appeared in “House of Carters,” a reality television show that followed the family and aired on E! in 2006. 

The show also featured Aaron Carter’s twin, Angel Carter, and siblings Bobbie Jean Carter and Leslie Carter.

Ginger Carter, the oldest of Bob Carter’s children, was born during his first marriage. 

Bob Carter divorced his second wife, the famous siblings’ mother, Jane Schneck, in 2003 and went on to marry his third wife, Ginger Elrod, in 2004. He welcomed his seventh child, a son, in 2005

The Carter family experienced tragedy five years ago, when Leslie Carter died of an overdose at the age of 25 in 2012.

Jane and Bob Carter (Aaron and Nick Carter's parents) arrive at the Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 9/7/2001. Photo: Evan Agostini/ImageDirect
Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty Images

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