Lance Bass. biography
Born James Lance Bass on May 4, 1979, in Laurel, Mississippi, Lance ignited his singing career with a vocal coach who later introduced him to his other student Justin Timberlake. After auditioning for an empty spot, Justin, JC Chsez, Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone invited Lance to form the all-boy group ‘N Sync.
Once their debut album No Strings Attached reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart with first-week sales of 2.4 million copies, the group was an official over-night sensation. They went on to drop their second album Celebrity in 2001, which went five times platinum and has since sold more than 10 million worldwide.
The group’s success, however, was put on hold when they decided to take a short hiatus to focus on their solo careers in 2002. But, as Justin’s solo career took off it was clear ‘N Sync was would never reunite.
Aside from music, Lance has an extensive acting resume filled with various projects, such as the TV shows Touched by an Angel (1999), 7th Heaven (2000), Kim Possible (2004), Handy Manny (2006-12), Drop Dead Diva (2011) as well as the romantic comedies On the Line (2001) opposite Emmanuelle Chriqui, Love Wrecked (2005) with Amanda Bynes and I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007) alongside Adam Sandler. His most recent films include, the drama White Dwarf and the comedy Such Good People (2013).
Lance Bass Girlfriend, Boyfriend & Dating History Timeline
1999 – 2000
Lance dated Boy Meets World native Danielle Fishel for a year before parting ways. At one point Danielle claimed she was “so in love” with Lance while rumors say he was the one that ended things.
2006 – 2006
Rumors that Lance was gay began circulating around Hollywood around the time he was dating Amazing Race winner Reichen Lehmkuhl in 2006. Lance eventually came out of closet on the cover of People magazine despite the two ending their relationship a few months later.
2007 – 2007
Lance briefly hooked up with Brazilian model Pedro Andrade sometime in 2007, but a relationship never evolved.
August 2007 – March 2008
Lance and New York hairdresser Ben Thigpen were rumored to be dating during 2007 and 2008 after they were seen hand-in-hand on many occasions.
June 2010 – Present
Lance and Marc Jacob’s ex-finance Lorenzo Martone started dating in 2010. A friend of the couple later revealed to People magazine “they’re dating each other regularly, really like each other and enjoy each other’s company. They’re going to take it one day at a time and see hot is goes.”