Shannon Ruth: Wiki, Bio, Age, Childhood Incident, Accusations

Shannon Ruth: Wiki, Bio, Age, Childhood Incident, Accusations against Nick Carter, Family, Motive, Investigation, Rape Victim, Hometown, Nationality: Shannon Ruth is an American lady who gathered the attention of the media by accusing one of the members of famous American vocal group, Backstreet Boys, Nick Carter for raping her back in 2001 when she was a teen of 17 years old. She filed a civil lawsuit against the singer. Her claims include that the famous pop star invited her to his tour bus during his concert while Shannon came to attend his concert as a fan.

Shannon Ruth

Who is Shannon Ruth?

Shannon Shay Ruth is a 39 years old American lady born and raised in Clark County, Nevada, United States. She has lived with an autistic and cerebral palsy disorder and spent a very simple and un-famous life but there is one incident that changed her life forever. When she was 17 years old, she was raped by the Backstreet Boys vocal group one of the members named Nick Carter. Shannon kept this secret in her heart for 21 years and suffered from frustration, confusion, shame, pain, and self-harms. But she opened her heart up in 2022 and disclosed her sufferings. She said that she opened up because she doesn’t want any other girl to suffer the pain and self-harms she has lived with for a long 21 years.

Shannon Ruth’s Medical Disorders

Shannon was born with Cerebral Palsy and Autism spectrum disorder(ASD) which is commonly called as Autistic. People suffering from the autistic disorder have to face difficulties in social interactions and communication and they even involve in repetitive behavior. They also have different styles and postures during their walk, learning, or paying attention to anything. Cerebral palsy is a condition that develops before or at the time of birth due to damage to the brain. In this condition, the patient does not have proper control over his/her legs and arms.

Shannon Ruth Claims and Accusations Against Nick Carter

On 8th December 2022, during a Press conference, which was also LIVE on Facebook,  the Clark County resident said that she visited to attend the concert of the Backstreet Boys in 2001 in Tacoma, Washington when she was 17 years old teenager.

After the concert, she was waiting in a long line to take the autograph of Nick Carter when she got an invitation to visit the tour bus the pop singer. She visit the bus and was asked to have a drink. Shannon wanted a fruit juice but instead of that, Nick gave her a red colored juice and when Shannon inquired about the drink, he said that this is a VIP cranberry juice. But it was a mixture of Alcohol and cranberry. After she drank it, Nick took her to the bed present in his bus and sexually abused her. Shannon also claimed that due to that abuse, she contracted HPV.

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The reaction of Nick Carter over the Allegations by Shannon Ruth

The attorney of Nick Carter, Michael Holtz acclaimed the allegations and claims to be legally meritless and untrue. he said that in the incident that supposedly happened over 21 years ago, Ms. Ruth has been manipulated into creating false allegations and claims about Nick Carter and also changed the allegations over time in repeated and materialistic ways. He also said the press conference held by Shannon Ruth, a press stunt and called the attorneys of Ruth opportunistic lawyers.

On 2nd February 2023, Nick Carter countersues Shannon Ruth along with a former pop singer, Melissa Schuman who is also a teen and was a part of the girl group Dream who also accused Nick of the allegations of rape back in 2017. The countersues state that the two women, Shannon Ruth and Melissa Schuman are taking advantage of the #MeToo movement and using it to create a 5 years conspiracy to defame him. He also called both the women “opportunistic”.

Nick Carter with his family.

Shannon Ruth’s Reason to Raise this Case After 21 years

The exact motive of Shannon Ruth to raise this case after 21 years is that she doesn’t want anyone else to suffer like her. She wants to aware the public and especially young girls about the heinous souls behind handsome faces. She said that she is not only fighting against Nick Carter but her motive is to fight against every individual who is raping a teenager every day.

Below are the details about Shannon Ruth, her age, family,  father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, children, school, education, hometown, profession, actress, comedian, nationality, body measurements, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, cast, birthday, birthplace, hobbies, address,  zodiac sign, date of birth, religion, and net worth.

Information Table

Name  Shannon Shay Ruth
Nickname  Shannon Ruth
Gender Female
Profession Not known
Famous for For raising her voice against Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter over historic allegations of rape
Weight (approx.) Not Known
Figure Measurements (approx.) Not Known
Eye Color Not Known
Hair Color Light Brown
Date of Birth 1983
Age (as in February 2023) 39
Birth Place Clark County, Nevada, USA
Zodiac sign/Sun sign not Not Known
Nationality American.
Hometown Clark County, Nevada, United States.
School Not Known
Higher Education N/A
Educational Qualification Not Known
Religion NA
Ethnicity NA
Caste Not Known
Address Not Known
Hobbies/Interests Not known
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Known
Sexuality NA
Parents Not Known
Siblings Brothers: Not Known

Sisters: Not Known

Husband/Wife/Spouse N/A
Children Son: N/A

Daughter: N/A

Net Worth Not Known

Social media Accounts: 

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Some Lesser-Known Facts About The Nevada Resident

  • Shannon Ruth was 17 years old when she was raped.
  • She is suffering from autistic and cerebral palsy.
  • Shannon used to be a fan of pop singing in her teenage.
  • Backstreet Boys singer, Nick Carter has raped Shannon Ruth according to her allegations of the singer.


Q.1 Who is Shannon Ruth?

A. Shannon Ruth is an American lady who was raped in 2001.

Q 2. What is the name of her abuser?

A. According to her, Nick Carter a member of the Backstreet Boys vocal group has raped her.

Q3. What was her age now and when she was raped?

A. She was raped at the age of 17 and now she is 39 years old.

Q4. Where is her birthplace?

A. Her birthplace is Clark County, Nevada, US.

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