Aj Mclean
Aj Mclean
Real Name/Full Name Alexander James McLean
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: AJ McLean, Mean McLean
Birth Place: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 January 1978
Age/How Old: 46 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 161 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Robert Blue Bob McLean
Mother – Denise Fernandez
Siblings: None
School: Osceola High School
College: Florida Academy of Dramatic Arts
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rochelle Deanna Karidis (m. 2011 – )
Kids/Children Name: Ava Jaymes McLean, Lyric Dean McLean
Profession: Singer, Actor, Dancer
Net Worth: $35 million
Last Updated: April 2024

AJ McLean is an American singer, Actor who became internationally famous after being a part of a famous music band named Backstreet Boys. He was the first-ever selected member of the band. He has also acted, and guests appeared in several TV shows. His solo venture in the music industry was also very successful.

Well, how well do you know about AJ McLean? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about AJ McLean’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about AJ McLean to date.

Biography and Early Life

The birthplace of AJ McLean is West Palm Beach in Florida. His father, Bob McLean, was an Irish English Descent. His mother’s name is Denise Fernandez. His parents divorced when he was a child. Hence he grew up along with his mother and maternal grandparents. However, later, he reconciled with his father and kept a close relationship with him throughout his life. AJ was very interested in dancing and singing from an early age. He is a trained Hip Hop dancer. He doesn’t have any siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is AJ McLean in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, AJ McLean’s age is 46 years old as of today’s date 18th April 2024 having been born on 9 January 1978. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.


AJ started his schooling by attending Osceola High School. He was very much active and famous in high school. He got his high school graduation degree in 1995. Unlike most celebrities, he gave importance to studies. He pursued his higher studies by enrolling himself in the Florida Academy Of Dramatic Arts. He finished his studies with the help of private tutors.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Aj Mclean With Wife Rochelle Deanna Karidis
Aj Mclean With Wife Rochelle Deanna Karidis

From 1991 to 2000, AJ has dated several women. He was spotted with Stephanie Hirsh, Marisa Jackson, Amanda Latona, Kristin Denehy, Casey Raye. He dated Sarah Martin in 2000. One year later, he got engaged to her. The couple called off their engagement three years later in 2004.

He has also dated Summer Alice, Kaci Brown, Shauna Sand. In 2011, he finally got married to Rochelle Deanna Karidis. The couple welcomed their first daughter named Ava Jaymes, next year. Five years later, they had their second daughter named Lyric Dean in 2017.

Is AJ Mclean Gay?

McLean has dated several women before getting married. He has been married once till now. He was also engaged for three years with Sarah Martin. He is currently in a decade-long loving marriage relationship. He has never been heard of getting linked to any men ever. These facts prove him to be straight. It is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

McLean started his career by acting in the film ‘Truth Or Dare’ in 1986. In 1992, he auditioned for a newly formed band named Backstreet Boys and became the first-ever elected member of the band. Along with Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, Kevin Richardson, and Brian Littrell, his band became one of the best rock bands in the late 90s.

From 2000 onwards, AJ started his solo music career and performed by the name ‘Johnny No Name.’ In 2010, he released his first solo album named Have it All, which became a big hit instantly. He has also collaborated with various artists like Ryan Tedder, JC Chasez, and others. He then continued writing new songs and releasing them as singles. In 2013, he did a reunion show with other Backstreet Boys.

In 2015, he released his second solo album named Naked. He also owns an electronic Cigarette brand called Skulleeroz Vapor. Besides singing and acting, AJ has endorsed brands and did a number of commercial advertisements. He became the face of Old Navy, Burger King, NetOnNet, J.C Penny, and Muppets. In 1991, he appeared in a tv show named ‘Hi Honey, I’m Home.


In 2003, along with his other bandmates, AJ won MTV TRL Award in the Sneak Attack Award category. He has also been featured on US Billboard. He also won Echo Award for Best International Rock band (1998), Kids’ Choice Award For favorite Song (1999), MTV video music award for Best Song (1998), People’s Choice Award (2000), MTV Europe Music Award (2000). In 2018, McLean was nominated for the 61st Grammy Award. However, he didn’t win.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of AJ Mclean in 2024

Aj Mclean Net Worth
Aj Mclean Net Worth

As of 2024, it has been revealed that AJ McLean has an estimated net worth of around $35 million which he has earned through his very successful musical career. He has also endorsed various commercial brands. His albums have been sold a million times from where he manages to make a considerable sum of royalty money.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He worked as a child model.
  • He finished his schooling while being on tour with his band.

AJ McLean is a multi-talented person who has fantastic dancing, singing, and acting skills. His regular fights with drug and alcohol abuse are an inspiration to any addict. He donates to various charitable events on a regular basis and helps to change other people’s lives.


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