Lance Bass is the quintessential illustration of a highly successful and driven jack-of-all-trades: singer, host, actor, producer, writer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and cosmonaut.
Beyond his fame as a member of the phenomenally successful group *NSYNC, where the group sold an impressive 80 million plus records worldwide, Bass has made himself a household name. With countless career highlights in music including multiple Grammy® nominations, two diamond RIAA awards, MTV Video Music Awards®, American Music Awards®, People’s Choice Awards® to name a just a few.
In 2003, he was inducted into the Mississippi Musician’s Hall of Fame, making him the youngest person to receive this honor. In 2007, Bass lit up Broadway starring as Corny Collins in the smash hit “Hairspray.” He published his best selling memoir “Out of Sync” and danced his way to the finals on season seven of ABC’s hit competition show, “Dancing With The Stars.”
Recently Bass was a daily panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show and is the host of television’s first gay dating show, “Finding Prince Charming” on Logo. With his sights focused on hosting, he’s a frequent correspondent on the landmark entertainment show, Entertainment Tonight and this year Lance and is Mom, Diane Bass made it to the finals on Fox’s competitive cooking series, “My Kitchen Rules.”
Philanthropically, Bass remains active in various charitable organizations including serving as the young Hollywood chair of the Environmental Media Association and has been serving on the board for nearly a decade. In being with the EMA, he has helps educate both children and adults on environmental issues. He’s the national youth spokesperson for World Space Week and is a certified cosmonaut. Lance is a strong advocate for animals and supports numerous causes and charities like The Trevor Project, Thirst Project, HRC, Vanderpump Dog Foundation and St. Jude’s hospital.