Carter Oosterhouse



  • Birth Place: Traverse City, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/19/1976, Virgo
  • Profession: Carpenter; actor
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Carter Oosterhouse Fast Facts:
  • Started practicing carpentry at age 11 when he was an apprentice for his next-door neighbor.
  • Won a rugby scholarship to Central Michigan University.
  • Worked as a production assistant and in print ads and commercials before landing a job as a carpenter on TLC's Trading Spaces.
  • Finished first on Celebrity Poker Showdown in 2004, winning $20,000 for charity.
  • Skilled at kayaking and sailing.
  • Founded Carter's Kids, a charitable organization that builds playgrounds for kids in an effort to boost their activity levels.
  • Carter Oosterhouse Relationships:
  • Amy Smart - Wife
  • Tyler Oosterhouse - Brother
  • Mary Oosterhouse - Mother
  • Sienna Penick - Sister
  • Roland Oosterhouse - Father
  • Todd Oosterhouse - Brother
  • College:
  • Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI (BA in Nutrition and Communications, 2000)

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