Miss World USA 1972 Lynda Jean Cordova Carter was born on July 24, 1951, in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. This 70-year-old American actress and singer attended Arizona State University. Her father, Colby Carter is of Scottish and English descent and her mother Juana Córdova is of Spanish, Mexican and French descent. Lynda was the youngest in the family and she had two more elder siblings.
Lynda Carter – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography
Lynda started her career at the age of five with her television debut in Lew King’s Talent Show. Later, during high school, she joined a band named Just Us. In 1970, she made her debut in her music career after dropping out of Arizona State University.
Carter started her acting career when she made a small appearance in the television movie A Matter of Wife… And Death, in the year 1976. She gained acknowledgment for her performance in the television series Wonder Woman which got aired from 1975 to 1979.
Lynda Carter Body Measurements
5 ft 8 in / 173 cm
134 lb / 61 kg
37 in / 94 cm
34 A (US) / 75 A (EU)
37-22-37 in or 94-58-94 cm
37 in / 94 cm
22 in / 58 cm
37 in / 94 cm
Natural Breasts or Implants
Awards and Achievements
In the year 1972, Carter was enthroned as Miss World USA.
The International Academy of Beauty and the British Press Organization elected Carter as the Most Beautiful Woman in the World in the year 1978.
In the year 2004, she bagged the Second Annual TV Land Awards for the Superest Superhero.
DC Direct launched a 13-inch full-figure statue of Lynda in the year 2007 as Wonder Woman. They then re-released the statue in the year 2010.
In the year 2016, Lynda was conscripted into the Hair Fan’s Hall of Fame
Best Known for
Lynda Carter is best known for her performance as Wonder Woman in the television series Wonder Woman which was aired in the year 1975 to 1979. Lynda is known for her natural brunette hair, seductive deep voice, and sparkling blue eyes.
In an interview, when questioned about the profit she made from Wonder Woman, she said, “I think that you’re probably familiar with a problem in Hollywood, and that is that they market you and they use you. They did a mask of my face and put it on the doll and they put my name on for the first run of it. And then they took my name off and said they didn’t have to pay me anymore. So, it’s the kind of thing that you can be used SO much in this industry. I make nothing. I don’t even make anything from the reruns.
Don’t ever settle for net profits. It’s called “Creative Accounting”.
In the year 2008, Lynda was ranked number 3 on Wizard magazine’s “Sexiest Women of TV” list. She has toured as a singer with numerous rock groups. Lynda is also known for her philanthropic activities and was a host of the Lynda Carter Golf Tournament done for charity purposes. Lynda is also known as a supporter of the Democratic Party.
In 2002, Carter has also been a voice-over for the video games of The Elder Scrolls series which includes The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
Lynda Carter Pre-Relationships
Lynda fell in love with a former talent agent, Ron Samuels. She got married to him in the year 1977 but the relationship didn’t last for long and the couple got divorced in the year 1982. Before that, Carter was romantically involved with the French singer Michel Polnareff.
Lynda Carter Family and Personal Life
In the year 1984, carter got married to a Washington, D.C. attorney and co-founder CEO of ZeniMax Media Robert A. Altman. The couple has two kids together which include a son named James who was born in the year 1988 and a daughter named Jessica who was born in 1990.
Vincent Carter (Older Brother), Pamela Carter (Older Sister)
Robert A. Altman (m. 1984–2021), Ron Samuels (m. 1977–1982)
Jessica Altman, James Altman
Worth to Know about Lynda Carter
Carter was admitted to the rehabilitation centre to treat alcoholism.
Carter is known for her fearless attitude and has performed some of her stunts.
She is a trusted friend of Hillary Clinton.
She made her first nude appearance in the year 1976 for Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw.
Carter is involved in many charitable causes with include breast cancer education and research and charities benefiting children.
Lynda’s mom died from Alzheimer’s.
She was bullied at school because of her height and was called Olive Oyl, the Popeye character.
Lynda Carter Most Favorite Things
Must-Have Travel Necessities
Shampoo, Conditioner, Sunscreen
Favorite Travel Destinations
Myanmar and Tanzania
Chanel Long Wearing Lipstick #7501, Dior Gloss, and Lipstick Queen in Medieval
More about Lynda Carter
Education: Carter did her schooling at Arcadia High School and then went to Arizona State University
Do Lynda Carter smoke in real life?
House: Resides in Potomac, Maryland.
Cars: Carter owns a 1984 Jaguar
Tattoos: Lynda Carter has never gotten inked and wears no tattoos
Cosmetic Surgeries: Lynda Carter has never gotten any cosmetic surgeries and in an interview, she clarified, “I’m just too afraid of looking different,” the 67-year-old admitted. “I don’t think I’m ever going to go under the knife — I am what I am!”. Though she agreed that she has gotten botox done.