Lynda Carter is an American actress, singer, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss World USA 1972 and finished in the top 15 at the Miss World 1972 pageant. Carter is best known as the star of the live-action television series Wonder Woman, in the role of Diana Prince / Wonder Woman. The role was based on the DC comic book fictional superhero character of the same name, and aired on ABC and later on CBS from 1975 to 1979. Carter has once been voted as ‘The Most Beautiful Woman in the World’ by the International Academy of Beauty and the British Press Organization.

Birth Name

Linda Jean Córdova Carter


Lynda Carter


Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Beauty Pageant Titleholder, Model, Voiceover Artist, Producer


Soundtrack, Video Games, Pop, Jazz




Epic Records, Potomac Productions



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Lynda Carter was born on the 24th of July 1951, in Phoenix, Arizona, United States.


She’s currently 71 years old.

Sun Sign



Multiracial (Caucasian and Hispanic)

On her father’s side, she has Scots-Irish, German and English ancestry, while, on her mother’s side, she is of French, Spanish, and Mexican descent.





Carter went to the Globe High School in Globe, Arizona. She later got enrolled at the Arcadia High School in Phoenix. She then got admission to Arizona State University. However, she dropped out of the university to focus on her music career.

Family Details

  • Father – Colby Carter
  • Mother – Juanita (née Córdova)
  • Siblings – Vincent Carter (Older Brother), Pamela Carter (Older Sister)

Marital Status


Boyfriend / Spouse

Lynda Carter has dated –

  • Ron Samuels (1977-1982) – Lynda and her first husband Ron Samuels, a former talent manager were good friends for a very long time before they got married. In 1977, It has been alleged that they didn’t get romantically involved until a couple of months before their marriage. In 1982, They eventually decided to go separate ways.

  • Robert Altman (1984-2021) – Carter and Robert Altman, who is a well-known lawyer, were introduced to each other by a mutual friend. In January 1984, she got married to him in a lavish wedding ceremony and moved to Washington to live with her new husband. In January 1988, she gave birth to a boy, James. They welcomed a baby girl, Jessica into their family. In February 2021, the relationship ended due to the sudden death of Robert Altman.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m


  • In Kilograms – 61 kg
  • In Pounds – 135 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-34
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 34 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build


Eye Color


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 10 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).



Professional Statistics

Famous For

Lynda became known for her role in the TV series ‘Wonder Woman’.The show was originally broadcast on ABC and was later aired on CBS as well. In 1972, she won the Miss World USA beauty pageantand finishing as a semi-finalist in the subsequent Miss World competition.

Film Debut

In 1976, Carter had her first film onscreen role in the movie, Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw as Bobbie Jo Baker.

Television Debut

In 1974, Lynda landed her first role in television by appearing as Helen Chase in the series, Nakia.

Singing Debut

In May 1978, Carter released her debut studio album, Portrait.

Brand Endorsements

Lynda has served as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics. Also, she has appeared in TV commercials for the following brands – Lens Express contact lenses, Maybelline Moisture Whip Lipstick, Maybelline Mousse Makeup, Maybelline Moisture Whip Moisturizer, Google Chromebook (Her Wonder Woman footage was used), Diet 7 Up.

Lynda Carter Net worth

Lynda Carter has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Lynda Carter

  • Lynda was born in Phoenix, Arizona to Juanita and Colby Carter. She is the youngest of the three children in the family.
  • Carter made her public television debut on Lew King’s Talent Show at age 5. At the age of 16, she joined another band called ‘The Relatives’ with two of her cousins.
  • In 1972, she won a local Arizona beauty contest and went on to win the title of Miss World USA in 1972.
  • Her first big music gig was to perform for three months for the opening of the music show held at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas. As she was still under 21 years of age, she had to sneak in through the kitchen.
  • She is a supporter of the LGBT community and was even hired to work as a Grand Marshall for several Pride parades.
  • In March 2008, she was placed on the #3 spot on the list featuring Sexiest Women of TV by Wizard magazine.
  • Carter is best known as the star of the live-action television series Wonder Woman, in the role of Diana Prince / Wonder Woman.
  • She was a voice artist for the video game Fallout 4 and also recorded the original soundtrack for the game. She had a recurring role in the television series, Supergirl.
  • In 2016, she was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gracie Awards. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (HCC) honored her with the 2,632nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 3, 2018.
  • Lynda has done a lot of social activism work for charities and foundations working for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which her mother suffered from.


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