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Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter 

Chris Abraham
Updated June 14, 2019 16k views 97 items
Being a fairly common name, it's no surprise there are a lot of famous people with the last name Carter. Do you recognize all the celebrities whose last name is Carter on this list? Although not all of these people are related, they are all famous people with Carter as their surname. From athletes and actors to musicians and political figures, this list provides images of each famous Carter along with information about their lives. If your surname is also Carter, you very well could be related to some of the well-known people on this list. Examples of famous Carters include Jimmy Carter, Helena Bonham Carter, and Vince Carter, but there are plenty of others on this list to learn about other than just those three.

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Jimmy Carter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 94 from Plains, Georgia, United States of America
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A member of the Democratic ...more
Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 52 from Golders Green, London, United Kingdom
Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in both low-budget independent art films and large-scale blockbusters. She was nominated for the Academy ...more
Vince Carter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 42 from Daytona Beach, Florida, United States of America
Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall ...more
Lynda Carter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 67 from Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America
Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder, who was crowned Miss World United States ...more
Sarah Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 38 from Toronto, Canada
Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her recurring role as Alicia Baker in the superhero series Smallville (2004–2005) and main role as Maggie in ...more
Gary Carter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Dec. at 58 (1954-2012) from Los Angeles, Culver City, California, United States of America
Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball catcher whose 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career was spent primarily with the Montreal Expos ...more
Cris Carter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 53 from Troy, Ohio, United States of America
Graduel Christopher Darin Carter (born November 25, 1965) is a former American football player in the National Football League. He was a wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles (1987–89), the ...more
Nick Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 39 from Jamestown, New York, United States of America
Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician, singer and actor. He is best known as a member of the pop group the Backstreet Boys. As of 2015, Carter has released three ...more
Aaron Carter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 31 from Tampa, Florida, United States of America
Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7, 1987) is an American singer. He first came to fame as a pop and hip hop singer in the late 1990s, establishing himself as a star among pre-teen and teenage ...more
Jeff Carter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 34 from London, Canada
Jeffrey J. Carter (born January 1, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing for and an alternate captain of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). ...more
Nell Carter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Dec. at 55 (1948-2003) from Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American singer and actress. Beginning her career in 1970, Carter started in theater; singing and later crossed ...more
Ki-Jana Carter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Ki-Jana Carter Age 42 from Westerville, Ohio, United States of America
Kenneth Leonard "Ki-Jana" Carter (; born September 12, 1973) is a former American football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons. He ...more
Joe Carter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 58 from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America
Joseph Chris Carter (born March 7, 1960) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder and first baseman for the Chicago Cubs, ...more
Blue Ivy Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 7 from Upper East Side, New York City, New York
Blue Ivy Carter is the daughter of Jay-Z and Beyoncé.
Rosalynn Carter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 91 from Plains, Georgia, United States of America
Eleanor Rosalynn Carter (née Smith; born August 18, 1927) is an American who served as First Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981, as the wife of President Jimmy Carter. For ...more
Chris Carter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Chris Carter Age 36 from Fremont, California
William Christopher Carter (born September 16, 1982), nicknamed "Animal", is an American former professional baseball outfielder who most recently played for the Saitama Seibu Lions of ...more
Benny Carter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Dec. at 96 (1907-2003) from New York City, USA, New York, Harlem
Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, trumpeter, composer, arranger, and bandleader. With Johnny Hodges, he was a pioneer on the ...more
Joelle Carter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 46 from Thomasville, Georgia, USA
Joelle Marie Carter (born October 10, 1972) is an American actress, comedian, producer and dancer. She is known for playing Ava Crowder in the FX series Justified.
Dixie Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Dec. at 71 (1939-2010) from McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States of America
Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American film, television and stage actress and singer. She starred as Julia Sugarbaker on the sitcom Designing Women (1986–93), and ...more
James Carter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 50 from Detroit, Michigan
James Carter (born January 3, 1969) is an American jazz musician. He is the cousin of jazz violinist Regina Carter.
Dan Carter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 36 from Leeston, New Zealand
Daniel William Carter (born 5 March 1982) is a New Zealand rugby union player. Carter plays for Kobelco Steelers in Japan and played for New Zealand's national team, the All Blacks. He is the ...more
Rubin Carter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 66 from Pompano Beach, Florida
Rubin Carter (born December 12, 1952) is a former American football player and coach. He most recently served as defensive line coach for Purdue University. Carter played professionally as a ...more
Anita Carter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Dec. at 66 (1933-1999) from USA, Maces Spring, Virginia
Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother Maybelle Carter, was a versatile American singer who experimented with several different types of ...more
Jim Carter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 70 from Harrogate, England
James Edward Carter, (born August 19, 1948) is an English actor. Carter's film credits include Top Secret! (1984), A Month in the Country (1987), A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia (1992), ...more
Deana Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Whose Last Name Is Carter
Age 53 from Tennessee, Nashville, USA
Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966) is an American country music singer-songwriter who broke through in 1996 with the release of debut album Did I Shave My Legs for This?, which was ...more