Of this experience Bass said, "I was certain from then on that my future was to be involved with space." the youngest child of former longtime Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale.
Bass joined the Mississippi Show Stoppers, a statewide music group sponsored by the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, and the Attaché Show Choir, a national-award-winning competitive show choir group at Clinton High School.
Despite these statements, Bass has denied that he harbors any ill feelings towards Timberlake, saying: "At that time... The film was produced by Bass's production company, A Happy Place (later renamed Bacon & Eggs), and featured appearances by Jerry Stiller, Al Green, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, former WWE wrestler Chyna, and Bass's bandmates Timberlake, Kirkpatrick and Fatone, the latter in a major role.
He grew up in Mississippi and rose to fame as the bass singer for the American pop boy band NSYNC.
NSYNC's success led Bass to work in film and television.
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. 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." 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.
In 2007, Bass stated that he had faith Timberlake would return after six months off to record another album with NSYNC, and that he felt betrayed by Timberlake's 2004 decision to pursue his solo career instead. Bass played Kevin, a man who falls in love with a woman on a Chicago train and begins a search to find her again.