Lance Bass

James Lance Bass is an American pop singer, dancer, actor, film and television producer, and author. He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American pop boy band NSYNC. NSYNCs success led Bass to work in film and television. He starred in the 2001 film On the Line, which his company, Bacon amp Eggs, also produced. Bass later formed a second production company, Lance Bass Productions, as well as a nowdefunct music management company, Free Lance Entertainment, a joint venture with Mercury Records.

James Lance Bass was born in Laurel, Mississippi, to James Irvin Bass, Jr., a medical technologist, and Diane , a middle school mathematics, English, and career discovery teacher. Along with his older sister, Stacy, Bass grew up in nearby Ellisville, Mississippi, and was raised as a Southern Baptist. Bass has described his family as devoutly Christian and conservative and has said that his childhood was extremely happy. As a young boy, Bass developed an interest in space, and at agetraveled to Cape Canaveral, Florida, with his father to watch his first live space shuttle launch. Of this experience Bass said, I was certain from then on that my future was to be involved with space. Shortly after, Bass attended space camp in Titusville, Florida, and aspired to attend college and study engineering, with the hope that he would one day work for NASA.

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