Bass was accepted into the group after auditioning in front of the other bandmembers and Lou Pearlman, and soon left school to move to Orlando, Florida, and rehearse full-time.Bass has said that he did not know how to dance before he joined NSYNC, and therefore found much of the group's choreography difficult to learn.NSYNC went on to sell over 56 million records worldwide.

He was also a member of a seven-man vocal group named Seven Card Stud, which competed at state fairs and performed at several social and political events for Senator Trent Lott.

At Clinton High School, Bass was elected vice president of his junior class and has said that he performed well in math and science.

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 age 9 traveled to Cape Canaveral, Florida, with his father to watch his first live space shuttle launch.

June 2010 - Present Lance Bass started dating Lorenzo Martone, the onetime fiance of designer Marc Jacobs, in June of 2010.

"They're dating each other regularly, really like each other and enjoy each other's company," a friend of the couple told People Magazine.

NSYNC sued Pearlman and his record company, Trans Continental, for defrauding the group of more than 50% of their earnings, rather than his original promise of only receiving one-sixth of the profits.

The group threatened to leave and sign with Jive Records, which prompted Pearlman and RCA to countersue NSYNC for 0 million US, citing breach of contract.

'N Sync has not recorded new material since, and Bass has stated that he feels the group has officially disbanded. Today, I’m really happy, and Justin and I are really great friends. And I understand what he was going through, and it was as hard for him as it was for any of us." In 2000, Bass formed a music management company named Free Lance Entertainment, which was a joint venture with Mercury Nashville, a division of Mercury Records.[6] Vowing to keep the company "a strictly family-run operation," Bass employed his parents and sister as talent scouts, and recruited childhood friend and aspiring country singer Meredith Edwards for the company's first release.