The Tidbits

  • Chris is hypoglycemic (the opposite of diabetic).
  • His talent was discovered at a very young age when his mother overheard him humming "Coventry Carol".
  • At the age of 2 1/2, Chris could already sing two-part harmony.
  • Won the lead role in "Oliver" while in the 5th grade.
  • Chris' family was very poor when he was young and lived on welfare and sometimes in their car. He took up a job when he got old enough to help out his mom and help pay for bills. However no matter how poor, Chris still helped out others. He once gave away half of the food in the family fridge to help feed another family.
  • Was picked on a lot in school and had to become the jokester to fit in and it's stuck with him ever since.
  • Howie Dorough (BSB) and Chris went to college together.
  • He's the only *NSYNC member to graduate from college (has an arts degree from Valencia - later transfered to Rollins to study Psychology but left to pursue *NSYNC).
  • Was a part of the "Caroling Company" and then later took part in the "Hollywood Hi-tones" at Universal Studios
  • Chris wanted to join up with Howie for BSB, however Lou didn't want him because he was a brunette and they already had 3 of those (Brian Littrell was the 5th member of BSB, and he's not blonde).
  • Is very gifted in music and the language arts.
  • Is a trained opera and classical singer.
  • Likes dragons. (note the tattoo he has and various charms he wears sometimes)
  • Giddy Up was thought up by him, but all the guys took credit on the album.
  • Came up with the concept of the God Must Have Spent video.
  • Came up with the term "dirty pop" by messing around in the studio and laying hip-hop type beats on the tracks.
  • Has his dragon tattoo (well not exact, but similar) painted on the hood of one of his cars.
  • Has an indoor pool with a waterfall.
  • Got pulled over 8 times while delivering pizza one summer.
  • If he could be any inanimate object he would be a tree because trees are a permanent thing on earth.
  • Prefers sunset over sunrise.
  • One of his favorite features on a girl is her eyes.
  • Went to middle school with Jeff Timmons of 98.
  • His first job was shoveling sheep dung on a farm.