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Who Is The Most Famous Carter In The World?

Updated January 22, 2021 20.1k views77 items

List RulesVote up all of the Carters you've heard of.

How many celebrities with the last name Carter can you think of? The famous Carters below have many different professions, including notable actors with the last name Carter, famous musicians named Carter, and even athletes named Carter.

Shawn Carter, AKA Jay-Z, is certainly one of the most famous Carters on this list. One of the famous rappers with the last name Carter, he released his debut studio album Reasonable Doubt in 1996. His hits include “Empire State of Mind,” “Big Pimpin',” and “99 Problems.”

Another of the famous people with the last name Carter is Jimmy Carter. He is a politician and philanthropist. He served as the President of the United States from 1977 until 1981.

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  • Jay-Z (Shawn Carter)
    Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z),...  more
  • Lil Wayne (Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.)
    Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an...  more
  • Jimmy Carter
    James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who...  more
  • Helena Bonham Carter
    Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in...  more
  • Lynda Carter
    Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer,...  more
  • Sarah Carter
    Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her...  more
  • Nick Carter
    Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician, singer and actor. He is...  more
  • Nell Carter

    Nell Carter

    Age: Died at 55 (1948-2003)
    Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American...  more
  • Aaron Carter
    Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7, 1987) is an American singer. He first came to fame as a...  more
  • Rubin Carter

    Rubin Carter

    Dec. at 77 (1937-2014)
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (May 6, 1937 – April 20, 2014) was an American-Canadian middleweight...  more
  • Jim Carter

    Jim Carter

    Age: 72
    James Edward Carter, (born August 19, 1948) is an English actor. Carter's film credits...  more
  • Vince Carter
    Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for...  more
  • Gary Carter

    Gary Carter

    Dec. at 58 (1954-2012)
    Gary Edmund Carter (April 8, 1954 – February 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball...  more
  • Cris Carter
    Graduel Christopher Darin Carter (born November 25, 1965) is a former American football player...  more
  • Jeff Carter
    Jeffrey J. Carter (born January 1, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre...  more
  • Ki-Jana Carter

    Ki-Jana Carter

    Age: 47
    Kenneth Leonard "Ki-Jana" Carter (; born September 12, 1973) is a former American football...  more
  • Joe Carter

    Joe Carter

    Age: 60
    Joseph Chris Carter (born March 7, 1960) is an American former professional baseball player....  more
  • Rosalynn Carter
    Eleanor Rosalynn Carter (née Smith; born August 18, 1927) is an American who served as First...  more
  • Chris Carter

    Chris Carter

    Age: 38
    William Christopher Carter (born September 16, 1982), nicknamed "Animal", is an American...  more
  • Benny Carter

    Benny Carter

    Dec. at 96 (1907-2003)
    Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist,...  more
  • Joelle Carter
    Joelle Marie Carter (born October 10, 1972) is an American actress, comedian, producer and...  more
  • Dixie Carter

    Dixie Carter

    Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)
    Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American film, television and...  more
  • James Carter
    James Carter (born January 3, 1969) is an American jazz musician. He is the cousin of jazz...  more
  • Dan Carter

    Dan Carter

    Age: 38
    Daniel William Carter (born 5 March 1982) is a New Zealand rugby union player. Carter plays...  more
  • Anita Carter

    Anita Carter

    Dec. at 66 (1933-1999)
    Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother...  more