Best known as one-fifth of ‘NSync, Chris Kirkpatrick was born in Pennsylvania in 1971. After moving around with his family throughout childhood, he caught the music bug in sixth grade when he won the lead role in a school production of Oliver Twist.
Kirkpatrick moved to Orlando, Florida, in 1990 after graduating high school. While working as a doo-wop singer at Universal Studios in 1994, he was introduced to Lou Pearlman, the producer who helped develop ‘NSync.
After the group disbanded, Kirkpatrick founded an alternative rock group called Nigels 11, which released an album called Clandestine Operation in 2010. He also worked as a voice actor on the Nickelodeon show The Fairly OddParents from 2002 to 2010.
In 2021, he reunited with fellow ‘NSync member Joey Fatone and other former boy banders for the ABC Christmas special A Very Boy Band Holiday. Kirkpatrick joined the cast of Celebrity Big Brother in 2022.
The musician has been married to Karly Skladany since November 2013. The duo welcomed son Nash in October 2017.