What happened with Lou Pearlman? Lou Pearlman was a renowned record producer from America. He was behind most 1990s boy bands like Backstreet Boys but tainted his successful career when it was found that he was operating one of the biggest and most extensive Ponzi schemes in the history of the United States.

Lou Perlman during Otown. Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc
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How did he make and break big boy bands with rogue deals? Louis Pearlman will be remembered for both bad and good, but mostly bad. Here is everything there is to know about his life, including his criminal offences.

Lou Pearlman’s profile summary

  • Full name: Louis Jay Pearlman
  • Other names: Big Poppa, Incognito Johnson
  • Date of birth: June 19, 1954
  • Place of birth: Flushing, New York, U.S.
  • Zodiac sign: Gemini
  • Parents: Hy Pearlman and Reenie Pearlman
  • Siblings: 0
  • Cousin: Art Garfunkel
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: Raised Jewish
  • Schools attended: Queens College
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