Aaron Charles Carter is born at the Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, to Jane Elizabeth (née Spaulding) and Robert Gene Carter. The family was originally from New York state, where his brother Nick, was born. Aside from his older brother Nick, he also has three sisters: twin sister Angel (a model), B.J. and Leslie (1986–2012). Carter is named after his maternal grandfather, Douglas “Charles” Spaulding, and paternal grandfather, Aaron Charles Carter. Carter attended the Frank D. Miles Elementary School and the Ruskin School in Florida.