Alyssa Jane Ashton

January 10, 2023   | January 10, 2023  | 

    Alyssa Jane Ashton is the daughter of the late American rapper and sister of Nick Carter and Aaron Carter, Leslie Carter. Alyssa, who was not even one year old at the time her mother died has grown up. There are tons of loyal fans of Leslie who always want to know about her daughter even a decade after her death.

    Well, Alyssa is still a kid and she spends most of her time with her father, Mike in Canada. Moreover, despite being the niece of popular rapper and singer Nick and Aaron, Alyssa doesn’t make public appearances. Due to this, many of you might be unaware of her whereabouts and what she is doing currently.

    So, in today’s article, we are covering all the aspects of Alyssa Jane Ashton’s life. Let’s start without any further ado.

    Alyssa Jane Ashton’s Birthday, Age, and Parents

    As we mentioned above, Alyssa is the daughter of late singer Leslie Carter and her then-husband Mike Ashton. Alyssa was born on April 1, 2011, in Ontario, Canada. Ashton is 11 years old as of January 2023.

    The then-husband and wife were married for around three years at the time they welcomed their first and only child, Alyssa. According to Us Weekly, Leslie Carter and Mike Ashton tied the knot on September 12, 2008.

    Alyssa Jane Ashton with her father Mike Ashton
    Alyssa Jane Ashton and her father Mike Ashton

    Alyssa’s maternal grandparents are Robert Gene Carter and Jane Elizabeth Carter. Her grandfather Robert died on May 16, 2017, at age 65.

    Where is Alyssa Jane Ashton Now?

    The 11 years old daughter of Leslie Carter lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with her father. She is in primary school as of now. Alyssa and her father live a private life away from the media, so there isn’t much detail about her for now.

    Alyssa Jane Ashton was Mere 10 Months Old While Her Mother Died

    Leslie Carter’s daughter, Alyssa Jane Ashton was just ten months old when her mom sadly passed away. So, in a way, Alyssa never experienced her mother’s love for her. Leslie died on 31st January 2012, in her father Robert’s residence in New York. She died of an overdose of prescribed medication. Alyssa’s mom, Leslie was 25 years old at the time.

    Leslie, who was visiting her father Bob, and stepmom Ginger in New York had reportedly complained of not feeling well in the shower. Later, she fell in the shower and went unconscious never waking up again. The singer was taken to the Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield, New York where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

    Alyssa Jane Ashton's mother Leslie Carter and uncle Aaron Carter
    Late singer siblings Leslie and Aaron Carter

    Leslie was suffering from depression and was taking olanzapine, cyclobenzaprine, and alprazolam. As per sources, Leslie’s mental issues stemmed from her disappointing career. A source close to Leslie told People,

    “She thought she would become the next famous Carter sibling. She was always happy for her brothers, don’t get me wrong. But it was tough for her.”

    Moreover, Leslie’s brother, Aaron told Oprah Winfrey that his sister was planning to get treatment and he had also offered to pay for her treatment. In his words,

    “I wasn’t really making that much money. Fortunately, I had just hit my bonus. I got $10k the week before Leslie died, and I actually had reached out to her two weeks before that and said, ‘I’m going to get you the money to go to rehab.’ She wanted it.”

    Leslie’s funeral was held on 6th February at Freay Funeral Home in Mayville, New York where around 60 mourners were present. As a matter of fact, Leslie’s older brother, Nick Carter didn’t attend the funeral after the family blamed him for his sister’s death. Leslie was buried in Chautauqua Cemetery.

    Her Mother Leslie Carter was a Pop Artist

    Alyssa’s mom, Leslie was a popular American pop singer. She started her journey in music in 2001 with the single “Like Wow!” which she released in collaboration with DreamWorks Records. The single received a good response and it appeared on the Shrek soundtrack. It reached the #15 rank on the Hot 100 chart.

    Carter was set to release an album through the same name, however, it was canceled later. Afterward, Leslie formed a band, The Other Half which functioned from 2006 to 2009. Besides her, the band consisted of backup musicians Mike Ashton, DJ Porter, Casey Clowater, Paul Davidson, and Dave Thompson.

    Around the time she formed her own band, Leslie made her television appearance in the family reality show, House of Carters. The show ran for eight episodes and it documented the family trying to reconnect.

    Who is Alyssa Jane Ashton’s Father Mike Ashton?

    Alyssa’s dad Mike is a drummer by profession. In fact, Mike and the late Leslie met due to their profession as Mike was a part of Alyssa’s since-disbanded music group, The Other Half. Mike mostly stays in Canada, and since the death of Leslie, he has mostly been away from the media. As of now, it is a bit tricky to tell what Mike does for a living.

    Mike Ashton is a drummer
    Alyssa’s father, Mike Ashton is a drummer

    Meanwhile, back in 2019, Mike made headlines after he was granted a restraining order against his former brother-in-law, Aaron Carter. Besides, not much about Mike is known publicly, however, as of 2023, Mike lives a happily married life with his second wife with whom he also shares children.

    Alyssa’s Maternal Uncle Died in 2022

    Ashton’s maternal uncle Aaron died young at the age of 34 on November 5, 2022, at his residence in Lancaster, California. A caretaker of his house found him unconscious in his bathtub, however, he was already dead by the time. An autopsy was performed, however, the cause of his death was deferred.

    Even though the cause of his death was not revealed publicly, several online sources have revealed that he might have died because of a drug overdose.

    Aaron was cremated on November 9, 2022, and as per the death certificate, his ashes were handed over to his twin sister, Angel Carter. Moreover, the certificate also revealed that the late rapper’s mother, Jane Schneck was the first person to be notified of his death.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Alyssa Jane Ashton
    Birth Place Toronto
    Birthday April 1, 2011
    Age 13 years
    Ethnicity White
    Father Mike Ashton
    Mother Leslie Carter