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Lynda Jean Cordova Carter is an American singer, actress, songwriter, and model who is well-known for her roles in films including “Wonder Woman” and “Tempbot.” She has appeared in TV shows like “Partners in Crime”, “Hawkeye”, and “Supergirl.” Scroll down to learn about Lynda Carter’s early life, career, measurements, and more details.

Quick Facts

Full name Lynda Jean Cordova Carter
Date of birth July 24,1951
Age 72 years old
Nationality American
Horoscope Leo
Profession Actress, Singer, Model
Spouse Ron Samuels, Robert Altman

Early Life and Education

Lynda’s real name is Lynda Jean Cordova Carter who was born on July 24, 1951, in Phoenix. She is American by nationality. Her father’s name is Colby Carter. He served in the Army Air. Her mother’s name is Juanita, an actress. In addition, she has one brother, Vincent, and one sister, Pamela. Carter took an interest in singing since childhood. 

On the other hand, talking about her education, Lynda got her early education from Arcadia High School and then went to Arizona State University Tempe Campus where she completed graduation.

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Career

Lynda Carter has had a successful career in both acting and music. In 1972, Lynda Carter got the first position in a local Arizona beauty contest and gained national attention by winning Miss World USA in 1972. In the international Miss World 1972 pageant, she ranked in the Top 15 represented by the United States. During the early 1970s, Carter attended several acting schools. She made her debut by appearing in an episode of the 1974 police drama “Nakia entitled Roots of Anger.” 

Furthermore, she started appearing on television shows like “Starsky and Hutch” and “Cos”, as well as in many B movies. DC Comics named her one of the honorees in the 50th-anniversary of the company publication Fifty Who Made DC Great for her excellent work on the Wonder Woman series. DC Direct came out with a full-figure statue of Carter titled “Wonder Woman.” She is best recognized as the star of the American live-action television series “Wonder Woman,” which aired on CBS from 1975 to 1979. 

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role
1976 Bobbie Jo and the Outlaw Bobbie Jo Baker
1993 Lightning in a Bottle Charlotte Furber
2001 Super Troopers Governor Jessman
2004 The Creature of the Sunny Side Up Trailer Park Lynette
2005 Sky High Principal Powers
2006 Tempbot Mary Alice
2007 Tattered Angel Hazel Anderson
2018 Super Troopers 2 Governor Jessman
2020 Wonder Woman 1984 Asteria
2021 The Cleaner Carlene Briggs

Television

Year Title Role
1991 Daddy Charlotte Sampson
1994-1995 Hawkeye Elizabeth Shields
1996 When Friendship Kills Kathryn Archer
1997 A Prayer in the Dark Emily Hayworth
1998 Someone to Love Me Diane Young
1999 Family Blessings Lee Reston
2002 20/20 Herself
2003 Hope & Faith Summer Kirkland
2005 Law & Order Lorraine Dillon
2006 Slayer Colonel Jessica Weaver
2007 Smallville Moira Sullivan
2013 Two and a Half Men Herself
2016-2018 Supergirl U.S. President Olivia Marsdin
2018-2020 Access Hollywood Herself – Guest
2020-2022 NBC Today Show Herself – Guest
2021 GMA3: What You Need To Know Herself
2021 Tamron Hall Herself – Guest
2023 The Morning Show Guest – Herself

Discography

  • Portrait (1978)
  • At Last (2009)
  • Crazy Little Things (2011)
  • Fallout 4 (2015)
  • Red Rock N’ Blues (2018)

Awards and Nominations

Throughout her career, Lynda Carter has received the TV Land Superest Super Hero Award in 2004. In 2016, she won a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gracie Awards. 

Personal Life

Lynda Carter’s marital status is married. She first married Ron Samuels her ex-talent agent, in 1977. Unfortunately, the marriage ended and they separated in 1982. In 1984, she second married Robert A. Altman. The couple has two children, James and Jessica. Now, she spends her life happily with her family.

Net Worth

According to some resources, Lynda Carter’s net worth is $10 million as of 2024. She has earned a significant amount of money through her successful career as an actress and singer.

Lynda Carter body

Lynda Carter Body Measurements

Height 5 feet 9 inches
Weight 55 kg
Eye color Blue
Hair color Brown
Bra size 36 B
Body Measurement 37-27-37 inches

Social Media Presence

Lynda Carter is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. As of 2024, she has 447.9 K followers on Twitter and 282 K followers on Instagram. Additionally, on Facebook, she has 1 M followers. Interestingly, she often shares updates about her current projects and stunning photos from her famous roles. You can follow her on Twitter  @RealLyndaCarter and @reallyndacarter on Instagram. 

Conclusion

Lynda Carter is not only a talented actress but also a singer and model. She has made a remarkable impact in the entertainment industry through her roles in TV shows like “Wonder Woman” and her musical career.

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