Jimmy Carter Age, Affairs, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Jimmy Carter

Real NameJames Earl Carter Jr.
NicknameJimmy, The Peanut Farmer, President Malaise
Political PartyDemocratic
Political Journey 1962: Elected to the Georgia State Senate.
1970: Elected as 76th Governor of Georgia.
1976: Appointed as 39th President of the United States.
1980: Lost the Presidential election from Ronald Reagan.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 177 cm
in meters - 1.77 m
in feet inches - 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 70 kg
in Pounds - 155 lbs
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorGray
Personal Life
Date of BirthOctober 1, 1924
Age (as in 2017)93 Years
Birth PlacePlains, Georgia, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
SignatureJimmy Carter Signature
HometownPlains, Georgia, United States
SchoolPlains High School (1937 to 1941)
College(s)/UniversitiesGeorgia Southwestern State University, Americus, Georgia
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Union College, Schenectady, New York, United States
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
Six-month Non-credit course covering Nuclear Power Plant Operation
FamilyFather- James Earl Carter Sr.
Jimmy Carters Parents
Mother- Lillian Gordy Carter
Jimmy Carter With His Mother Lillian Gordy Carter
Brother- Billy Carter
Jimmy Carter With His Brother Billy Carter
Sisters- Ruth Carter,
Jimmy Carter With His Sister Ruth Carter
Gloria Carter Spann
Jimmy Carter's Sister Gloria Carter Spann
Address (FanMail)The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
HobbiesCollecting arrowheads, Wood workshop, Reading
Favorite Things
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite Gift To ReceiveBooks
Favorite Poet(s)Dylan Thomas, Miller Williams
Favorite Food(s)Corn bread, Sirloin steak, and Nuts
Favorite Singer(s)Bob Dylan, Allman Brothers, Paul Simon
Favorite BandThe Marshall Tucker Band
Favorite Beverage(s)Orange juice, Coffee
Favorite DessertPancakes
Favorite SportBaseball
Favorite Spot(s)Cumberland Island, off the southeast Georgia coast
Favorite Book(s)"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men" by James Agee and "War and Peace" by Leo Tolstoy
Favorite Bible QuoteBehold I stand at the door and knock: If any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Favorite Hymn(s)Amazing Grace," "Blest Be the Tie That Binds," and "The Navy Hymn"
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendJean Childs, American Activist
Jimmy Carter's Ex-Girlfriend Jean Childs
Wife/SpouseRosalynn Carter
Jimmy Carter With His Wife Rosalynn Carter
Marriage DateJuly 7, 1946
ChildrenSons- Jack Carter,
Jimmy Carter's Son Jack Carter
James Earl Carter III,
Jimmy Carter's Son James Carter
Donnel Jeffrey
Jimmy Carter's Son Donnel Carter
Daughter- Amie Carter
Jimmy Carter's Daughter Amie Carter
Style Quotient
Car Amphicar
1975 Mercury Monarch
1975 Mercury Monarch
1948 Studebaker
1948 Studebaker
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.) $7 million

Jimmy Carter

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jimmy Carter

  • Does Jimmy Carter smoke?: No
  • Does Jimmy Carter drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • In 1976, Jimmy Carter became the 39th U.S. President, and at that time, he became the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital.
  • He comes from an impoverished background as his father was a peanut farmer and mother was a registered nurse.
  • At the age of 4, his family migrated to Archery (a rural town).
  • In his leisure time, he loved sitting with his father in the evening and listen to baseball games or politics on the battery-operated radio.
  • On June 5, 1946, Carter graduated from the US Naval Academy after completing the wartime program. Jimmy Carter In Navy
  • He was a bright student as he excelled in his studies and was among the top ten students in his class during his graduation time.
  • He flourished his family business of peanuts before climbing the political ladder of Georgia.Jimmy Carter In His Own Farms
  • In 1962, he won the election to Georgia State Senate.
  • He ran for Governor for the first time in 1966, but lost to Lester Maddox.
  • On January 12, 1971, he was inaugurated as Georgia’s 76th governor.

  • He was elected as the President of the United States on November 2, 1976, by winning 297 electoral votes against Ford with 241.
  • On January 20, 1977, the Inauguration ceremony of Jimmy Carter as 39th President of the United States took place.

  • In 1978, just three days before his birthday, he blew out the candles on his birthday cake presented by the Democratic Nation Committee. Carter Blowing Out Candles
  • He was Time’s Magazine Person of the Year for 1976. Jimmy Carter In Times Magazine
  • He went to Cuba on a three-day visit and met Cuban President Raul Castro. Jimmy Carter Meeting Raul Castro
  • He is a fitness freak and loves jogging. Jimmy Carter Jogging
  • In September 1991, Jimmy Carter gave a speech addressing ” The present role of United Nations in Changing the World” in New York City. Jimmy Carter Giving Speech
  • He was honored with the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2002.

  • On July 7, 2015, he released his autobiography, “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety.” Jimmy Carter's Book
  • He underwent a surgery on August 3, 2015, in which he got a small mass removed from his liver.
  • Recently, Carter was admitted to a hospital in Winnipeg, Canada after suffering from dehydration while working outdoors for Humanity and was released the following day.
  • Here’s a brief biography of Jimmy Carter’s life :

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