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Who Is The Most Famous Carter In The World?

Updated March 11, 2021 673 votes 29 voters 21.2k views78 items

List RulesVote up everyone you recognize with the last name Carter.

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.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous people with the last name Carter? Just add them to the list. Then be sure to vote up all of the celebrities with the surname Carter that you've heard of! 

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    Lil Wayne

    1982-09-27
    Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an...  more

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    Jay-Z

    1969-12-04
    Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized as JAY-Z),...  more

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    Helena Bonham Carter (born 26 May 1966) is an English actress. She is known for her roles in...  more

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    Jimmy Carter

    1924-10-01
    James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician and philanthropist who...  more

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    Nick Carter

    1980-01-28
    Nickolas Gene Carter (born January 28, 1980) is an American musician, singer and actor. He is...  more

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    Sarah Carter

    1980-10-30
    Sarah Sanguin Carter (born October 30, 1980) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her...  more
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    Aaron Carter

    1987-12-07
    Aaron Charles Carter (born December 7, 1987) is an American singer. He first came to fame as a...  more

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    Lynda Carter

    1951-07-24
    Lynda Carter (born Linda Jean Córdova Carter; July 24, 1951) is an American actress, singer,...  more

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    Nell Carter

    1948-09-13
    Nell Carter (born Nell Ruth Hardy; September 13, 1948 – January 23, 2003) was an American...  more

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    Jim Carter

    1948-08-19
    James Edward Carter, (born August 19, 1948) is an English actor. Carter's film credits...  more
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    Benny Carter

    1907-08-08
    Bennett Lester Carter (August 8, 1907 – July 12, 2003) was an American jazz saxophonist,...  more
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    James Carter

    1969-01-03
    James Carter (born January 3, 1969) is an American jazz musician. He is the cousin of jazz...  more
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    Rosalynn Carter

    1927-08-18
    Eleanor Rosalynn Carter (née Smith; born August 18, 1927) is an American who served as First...  more

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    Clarence Carter

    1936-01-14
    Clarence George Carter (born January 14, 1936) is an American blues and soul singer,...  more
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    Joelle Carter

    1972-10-10
    Joelle Marie Carter (born October 10, 1972) is an American actress, comedian, producer and...  more
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    Anita Carter

    1933-03-31
    Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother...  more
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    Maybelle Carter

    1909-05-10
    "Mother" Maybelle Carter (born Maybelle Addington; May 10, 1909 – October 23, 1978) was an...  more

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    Dixie Carter

    1939-05-25
    Dixie Virginia Carter (May 25, 1939 – April 10, 2010) was an American film, television and...  more

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    Betty Carter

    1929-05-16
    Betty Carter (born Lillie Mae Jones; May 19, 1929 – September 26, 1998) was an American jazz...  more

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    Carlene Carter

    1955-09-26
    Carlene Carter (born Rebecca Carlene Smith; September 26, 1955) is an American country singer...  more
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    Deana Carter

    1966-01-04
    Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966) is an American country music singer-songwriter who...  more

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    Marya Carter

    1942-05-12
    Marya Carter (born Zella Maria Grajeda; May 12, 1942) is an American model and actress. She...  more
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    Leslie Carter

    1986-06-06
    Leslie Barbara Ashton (née Carter) (June 6, 1986 – January 31, 2012) was an American pop...  more
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    Daniel Carter

    1945-12-28
    Daniel Carter (born in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American free jazz saxophone, flute,...  more
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    Jack Carter

    1923-06-24
    Jack Chakrin (June 24, 1922 – June 28, 2015), known by his stage name Jack Carter, was an...  more

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