A. J. McLean Net Worth

A. J. McLean Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

A. J. McLean net worth is
$45 Million

A. J. McLean Wiki Biography

Alexander James McLean was born on 9 January 1978, in West Palm Beach, Florida USA, of German and Cuban(mother) and Scottish, Irish and English(father) descent, and as A. J. McLean, is an actor, songwriter, musician, as well as a dancer, but probably best known as a member of the famous boy band The Backstreet Boys.

So just how rich is AJ McLean? According to authoritative sources, McLean’s net worth is estimated to amount to over $45 million as of mid-2016, the main source of his wealth coming from his career in the music industry now spanning almost 25 years.

A. J. McLean Net Worth $45 Million

McLean’s parents divorced when he was just two years old, and he was raised by his mother and grandmother. He found refuge from a somewhat troubled childhood in acting, and had his first role at the age of eight when he portrayed one of the characters in a horror film entitled “Truth or Dare”. This debut opened many acting and singing opportunities for McLean, and he eventually moved to Orlando with his family in order to pursue his dream job.While still a teenager, AJ McLean had many chances to appear on television screens; at the early stages of his acting career, McLean is known for portraying roles in both Disney and Nickelodeon series, including “Welcome Freshmen”, “Hi Honey, I’m Home!” with Julie Benz, as well as a competition show called “GUTS”. McLean’s early acting roles were the first major contributors to his net worth.

However, McLean’s true breakthrough came in 1993 with the formation of the Backstreet Boys band.  Together with Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, Brian Littrell, and Nick Carter, McLean created what would soon become an international phenomenon. Backstreet Boys debuted with their self-titled album in 1996, which became one of the most successful debut albums of all time. “Backstreet Boys” sold over one million copies in Canada alone, and was certified Diamond by Music Canada. The band shook the music scene once again in 1999 with the release of their third studio album, “Millennium” that sold over 11 million copies that same year, eventualy over 30 million copies. In addition to remarkable record sales, the album was nominated for five Grammy Awards . AJ’s net worth was certainly rising.

Needless to say, with such successful album releases the fame of Backstreet Boys was spreading fast around the world, making them an international success. As a group, Backstreet Boys has now released seven studio albums, and has won seven Grammy Awards and seven Billboard Music Awards among many others.

AJ McLean has made significant contributions to his net worth not only thanks to the success of his band, but his solo projects as well. In 2010, McLean released his first solo album entitled “Have It All”, however, it did not reach the success of the releases of Backstreet Boys. However,  AJ McLean has also been keeping himself busy with acting, making guest appearances on “Saturday Night Live”, in “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and “Sesame Street”. In 2013, McLean together with his band members debuted in a disaster comedy film featuring Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and James Franco “This Is the End”.

McLean  collaborated with Finnish rapper Redrama in 2013 to release the single “Clouds”, which peaked at No. 4 in Finland. Most recently, McLean plans to release his second solo album in late 2016 entitled “Naked” –  the single from the album, “Live Together” appeared in late 2015 on iTunes.

Aside from music, in July 2015, AJ launched Skulleeroz Vapor, a line of liquids for use with electronic cigarettes, the results of which are still indeterminate.

In his personal life, AJ McLean has been married to Rochelle Karidis since 2011, with whom he has a daughter. His previous problems with drug and alcohol addiction are apparently over.

Full NameAJ McLean
Net Worth$45 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 9, 1978
Place Of BirthWest Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, Actor, Musician, Dancer, Entertainer
SpouseRochelle Deanna Karidis (m. 2011)
ChildrenAva Jaymes McLean, Ava Jaymes McLean
ParentsBob McLean, Denise Fernandez, Bob McLean, Denise Fernandez
NicknamesA. J. McLean , Alexander James McLean , A.J. , A.J. McLean , Alexander James "AJ" McLean , McLean, A.J. , Bone , Alex , A. J. McLean
Albums"Have It All" (2010), "The Anthem" (2016), "Reflection" (2013)
Music GroupsBackstreet Boys (Since 1993), NKOTBSB, Bravo All Stars (1998)
Movies"Dead 7" (2016), "This Is the End" (2013), "Nickelodeon Guts" (1992-1996), "Olive Juice" (2001)
TV ShowsArthur, Sesame Street, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Saturday Night Live
1I look good. I feel good and not to sound conceited I sound great.
2Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.
1His wife Rochelle Karidis are expecting 2nd child together in March 2017.
2His father's ancestry is English, Scottish, and Irish. His maternal grandfather was Puerto Rican and his maternal grandmother was German.
3His mother Denise McLean got remarried.
4AJ took dance lessons in ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and gymnastics as a child.
5As of the 16th of February he and Backstreet Boys Brian, Howie and Nick are on tour for the latest album "Unbreakable" in Japan [February 2008]
6traveling with the group to promote their latest album, Unbreakable. [November 2007]
7A.J., Brian, Nick, Kevin and Howie (The Backstreet Boys) have finished their fifth album due fall 2005. [January 2005]
8Currently on tour with the Backstreet Boys and released the groups newest single "Incomplete." [April 2005]
9A.J. is presently at work designing clothes and jewelry for his new fashion line Skully Roze. [May 2006]
10Currently in the studio recording songs for the new Bacsktreet Boys album. [May 2002]
11AJ & his wife welcomed a daughter Ava Jaymes on November 27, 2012.
12Has postponed his previously planned nuptials (originally set for May 2011) with Rochelle Karidis.
13Is close friends with Actress Tai Li Bond.
14Proposed to his girlfriend, make-up artist and model Rochelle Karidis, on stage at the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel's Wasted Space nightclub while celebrating his 32nd birthday [January 2010].
15Son of Denise McLean and Robert McLean.
16Bandmates: Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell and Kevin Scott Richardson
17Huge Frank Sinatra fan, he actually cried when he died. Has a Game room with four Sinatra posters hung on the wall.
18Backstreet Boys single: "Incomplete" (April 2005).
19Engaged to longtime girlfriend Sarah Jo Martin (December 2001)
20He and his fiancée, Sarah Jo Martin, broke off their engagment in 2002.
21Won a silver medal on the Nick sports show, 'Guts' in 1992
22Admitted himself to an undisclosed clinic for alcohol abuse, depression and anxiety [July 2001]
23His right earlobe was ripped in half by a fan who grabbed his earring while reaching up to touch him.
24Has 35 tattoos, possibly more.
25Was a child model.
26His prized possession is his class ring.
27Member of boy group Backstreet Boys


Dead 72016Johnny Vermillion
Undateable2016TV SeriesA.J. McLean
Goede tijden, slechte tijden2014TV SeriesBackstreet Boys
This Is the End2013Backstreet Boys (as AJ McLean)
Static Shock2002TV SeriesA.J. McLean
Olive Juice2001DJ Naughty
Noche de fiesta1999TV Series
Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life1999Video shortA.J. (uncredited)
Backstreet Boys: Everybody (Backstreet's Back)1997Video shortA.J. (uncredited)
Hi Honey, I'm Home1991TV SeriesSidney 'Skunk' Duff
Truth or Dare?: A Critical Madness1986Little Mike (as Alexander J. McLean)


Strictly Come Dancing2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV Series performer - 1 episode


Celebrity Name Game2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Player
IHeartRadio Music Awards 20162016TV MovieHimself
Loose Women2007-2015TV SeriesHimself / Performer
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2015TV SeriesHimself
Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of2015DocumentaryHimself
E! News2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
Disney Parks Frozen Christmas Celebration2014TV MovieHimself
I (Heart) Nick Carter2014TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHimself
Best Ink2013TV SeriesHimself
The Backstreet Boys 20th Anniversary Fan Celebration2013TV MovieHimself
NKOTBSB Live from Fenway Park2013VideoHimself
20/202012TV Series documentaryHimself - Backstreet Boys (segment "The Greatest Women of Country Music")
Kathy2012TV SeriesHimself
2011 New Now Next Awards2011TV SpecialHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2003-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Xtra Factor2009TV SeriesHimself
El hormiguero2009TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Exclusif á MusiquePlus: The Pussycat Dolls et Girlicious2008TV MovieHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
Backstreet Boys: Live from O2 Arena2008VideoHimself
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List2008TV SeriesHimself
Schmidt & Pocher2007TV SeriesHimself
The Graham Norton Show2007TV SeriesHimself
TV total2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
The Truth About Boybands2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Today2006TV SeriesHimself
Brain Fart2005TV MovieHimself (as The Backstreet Boys)
Loops!2005TV SeriesHimself
Wetten, dass..?1996-2005TV SeriesHimself
Cribs2005TV SeriesHimself
Smap×Smap2005TV SeriesMusical Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2005TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Music2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005TV SeriesHimself
Dr. Phil2005TV SeriesHimself
MTV Europe Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Sharon Osbourne Show2004TV SeriesHimself
Música sí1998-2004TV SeriesHimself
TRL Italy2000-2004TV SeriesHimself
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHimself
Arthur2002TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2002TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Backstreet Boys: Video Hits - Chapter One2001VideoHimself
The Concert for New York City2001TV Special documentaryPerformers (as Backstreet Boys)
Top of the Pops1998-2001TV SeriesHimself
MTV20: Everybody Talk About Pop Music!2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin2001TV SpecialHimself
Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones2001TV SeriesHimself
Backstreet Boys Live2000TV Special documentaryHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll2000Video documentaryHimself
The 29th Annual Juno Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
VH1: Men Strike Back2000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (uncredited)
Tours 2000: Backstage, Behind the Scenes & Over the Top2000TV MovieHimself
Making the Video2000TV Series documentaryHimself
Howard Stern2000TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself
The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - The Backstreet Boys
Backstreet Boys: Backstreet Stories1999Video documentaryHimself
Backstreet Boys: Live in New York City1999Video documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
TV Hits Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
Winter Break1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Backstreet Boys: All Access Video1998VideoHimself
Backstreet Boyz1998TV ShortHimself
The 25th Annual American Music Awards1998TV SpecialHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
Unofficial Backstreet Boys1998VideoHimself
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19981998TV SpecialHimself
Backstreet T.V.1998TV SpecialPerformer
Club Disney1998TV SeriesHimself
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV SeriesHimself
A las once en casa1998TV SeriesHimself
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19971997TV SpecialHimself - Backstreet Boys (uncredited)
MTV Europe Music Awards 19971997TV SpecialHimself (as The Backstreet Boys)
Söndagsöppet1997TV SeriesHimself (as Backstreet Boys)
Smash Hits Poll Winners Party 19961996TV SpecialHimself
The Greatest Music Party in the World1995TV SpecialHimself

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Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHimself
CD:UK2006TV SeriesHimself
Video on Trial2005TV SeriesHimself - Accused
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHimself
Anke2000TV SeriesSänger im Musikvideo

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