Who is Lynda Carter? Wiki, Age, Husband, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter is an actress, model, singer, songwriter, and beauty pageant winner best known for her role as Diana Prince / Wonder Woman in the American based live-action type TV series Wonder Woman, based on the famous DC comic book fictional superhero-type character of the same name, which was shown on ABC, then CBS from 1975 to 1979. She is also well known for winning the title of Miss World America in 1972.

Quick facts

Celebrated Name:Lynda Carter
Real Name/Full Name:Lynda Jean Cordova Carter
Age:72 years old
Birth Date:24 July 1951
Birth Place:Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height:1.81 m
Weight:60 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Robert A. Altman (m. 1984), Ron Samuels (m. 1977–1982)
Children:Yes (Jessica Altman, James Altman)
Profession:American actress, singer, songwriter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder
Net Worth in 2024:$12 million

Lynda Carter Biography

Juanita and Colby Carter gave birth to Lynda Carter in 1951. Her birthplace was Phoenix, in the state of Arizona. This actress’s father is of English and Scots-Irish descent, while her mother is of Spanish, Mexican, and French descent. At age five, she made her public television debut on Lew King’s Talent Show. While in high school, the singer was a member of a band called Just Us, which included a conga drum, an acoustic guitar, a marimba, and a stand-up bass played by another female.

She formed a new band called The Relatives with two of her cousins when she was only 16 years old. Gary Burghoff, an actor, stayed on as a drummer. She went to Arizona State University to study. After being named “Most Talented,” the singer left to pursue a musical career.

Lynda Carter age
Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter’s Age, Height, Weight

Lynda Carter was born on July 24, 1951; She is 72 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.81 meters, and her weight is 60 kilograms.


Lynda Carter began her career after taking acting classes at various New York-based acting schools. Later, she made her first acting appearance in the 1974-based police drama Nakia known as “Roots of Anger.” She soon began making appearances on TV shows such as Cos and Starsky and Hutch, as well as in a number of “B” movies.

It has been discovered that the Wonder Woman imaginary superhero-based character was created by a psychologist and writer, William Moulton Marston, in collaboration with the artist Harry G. Peter in 1941 for DC Comics. Wonder Woman ran for three seasons, from 1975 to 1979, on ABC and then CBS.

In 2017, she clarified her position on portraying the Diana Prince/Wonder Woman-based character. Furthermore, as a model, she signed one modeling contract with Maybelline cosmetics in 1977. In addition, in 1979, the actress appeared in a Diet 7Up commercial alongside the late Don Rickles.

Achievements and Awards:

Last year, Lynda Carter received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gracie Awards. Furthermore, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (abbreviated as AWM) has been depicting the Gracie Awards ceremony since 1975.

Carter was named the year 2018 Honoree recipient for a forthcoming Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in the category of ‘Television,’ to be depicted in a future ceremony held in Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, in June of 2017.

Lynda Carter’s Net Worth in 2024

Lynda Carter’s net worth is estimated to be $12 million as of February 2024. She made most of her money as an actress, singer, and model.

She first entered a beauty pageant, which she won, and then she appeared to win Miss World USA as well. The actress has advanced to the international Miss World semi-finals.

The actress began her formal acting career by appearing as a guest star on shows such as “Matt Helm” and “Starsky and Hutch.” Later, she concentrated on film work in projects such as “Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw.”

Lynda Carter is one of the most recognizable faces in the world, having excelled in all three of her major careers, namely acting, modeling, and singing. As a model, she earned a stellar reputation after being named “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World” by the International Academy of Beauty and the British Press Organization in 1978.