Amy Carter Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 May, 2019
Facts of Amy Carter
Date of Birth: 1967 , October-19
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Amy Carter
Birth Name Amy Lynn Carter
Father Jimmy Carter
Mother Rosalynn Carter
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Plains, Georgia, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession Social Activist
Married Yes
Married to James Gregory Wentzel (m. 1996)
Children 1 son
Education B.F.A., M.A. in Art History
Siblings 3
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The celebrity-kids have massive pressure and media attention on them but when you are a daughter a leader, you have the courage to face any kind of situation. Amy Carter is one of them; she is the daughter of the former United States President Jimmy Carter. His time in office had a huge impact on her personal growth. 

Early Life And Education of Amy Carter

Amy Lynn Carter was born on October 19 in 1967 in Plains, Georgia in the U.S.A. to father Jimmy Carter and mother, former First Lady,  Rosalynn Carter. She spent most of her childhood in her hometown until her father was elected POTUS. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Carter grew up with 4 siblings Jack Carter, Donnel Carter, James Carter. She is White by ethnicity and American by nationality. After Jimmy Carter took his office as the 39th President of the United States on January 20, 1977, he moved to the White House with his family. He was succeeded by Ronald Reagan

CAPTION: Amy Carter with her parents at the White house SOURCE:

Carter moved to Atlanta for her higher education after her father's presidential tenure ended. She studied at Memphis College of Art Tulane University where she graduated with a degree in Fine Arts.

Carter studied at Woodward Academy in College Park.  Later, she received her Master's degree in Art History from Tulane University. She supports Democratic political ideals which are opposite to the current President Donald Trump

Amy Carter's Career And Wiki

Amy Carter started her career as a social activist and weighed in on important issues of her society. She has participated in a number of sit-ins and protests during the early 1980s and early 90s which pressured the Government in changing its foreign policy. She was once arrested for protesting CIA recruitment at the University of Massachusetts.

Her trial was well publicized and gathered a lot of public attention, however, she was acquitted of all charges later. She illustrated her father's children's fiction book The Little Baby Snoogle-Fleejer (1996). She was also a commentator on foreign policy like author Robert Kagan.  

Amy Carter's Net Worth

Carter has been secretive about her earnings and net worth. She hasn't shared information about her professional earnings. She currently resides in Page Avenue in Atlanta. Her father, Jimmy Carter has served as a governor and a president during which he earned a good amount of money. As of 2019, Carter's net worth is estimated to be around $7 million. 

Amy is a board of counselors member in the social welfare organization named 'CarterCenter'. It is a non-profit and nongovernmental organization founded by her parents in 1982. It has been serving in 75 countries since 1982.  

Amy Carter's Personal Life

Amy has remained private about her personal life prior to her marriage. She got married to James Gregory Wentzel. She met her husband while attending Tulane and got married after a few years in 1996 at her home. After they got married, Amy didn't change her last name to Wentzel saying "belonged to no one."

Carter gave birth to a baby boy on July 29, 1999.  Their son is named Hugo James Wentzel. Following the birth of their son, the family moved to the Atlanta area, where they focused on raising their son. He currently attends a private school in Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. After she became a mother, she reduced her appearances in the public protests and political events. But, she has been a board of counselors member of the CarterCenter until now.

The couple, nonetheless divorced after a few years of their marriage but they remarried. They also welcomed their second child. 

Carter is also a part of the Carter Center which advocates human right and diplomacy. 

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