Carter Beauford
Carter Beauford
Celebrated Name: Carter Beauford
Real Name/Full Name: Carter Anthony Beauford
Gender: Male
Age: 65 years old
Birth Date: 2 November 1958
Birth Place: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m (5′ 10″)
Weight: 81 kgs
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Karen Beauford
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Nadja Angelique Beauford, Marcus Carrington Beauford, and Brianna Simone Beauford)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Carter Beauford Gay?: No
Profession: Drummer, Musician and Percussionist
Salary: $353,160
Net Worth in 2024: $70 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Carter Beauford is a famous American musician and drummer. He is best known as the drummer for Dave Matthews Band, and has been with the band since 1991. Together with the band, he has been known for his on his ability to adapt of different genres together with his open-handed and ambidextrous drumming styles.

He has also been a brand ambassador of several Drum Set Companies such as Yamaha. Keep reading to know more about Carter Beauford.

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Early Life & Biography

Carter Beauford was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the youngest of three children and grew up in a strict home. His father was a played a trumpet while his mother was a pianist. Additionally, his brother was a bassist while his sister was a pianist and a flute player.

He attended Shenandoah University where he studied graduated with a degree in Occupational Therapy. After graduating from college, he worked as a drum teacher for some time before joining Dave Matthews Band in 1991.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 2 November 1958, Carter Beauford is 65 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 81 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Carter Beauford is of straight sexual orientation in which he is a married man. Before he married Karen Beauford, he was previously in another marriage in which he has one daughter from the marriage.

Carter together with Karen have two children. He also briefly mentions his family in the DVD known as ‘The Gorge’. His children are known as Nadja Angelique, Marcus Carrington, and Brianna Simone.


Carter Beauford’s musical career began at the age of 9, when he joined his first band. He became interested in drums after seeing the Buddy Rich Concert where his father bought tickets. This was while he was at the age of 3 years after which his father bought him a tin drum set with paper heads.

Beauford joined Secrets, a Richmond Jazz fusion band which also was composed of several professional instrument players. While they continued beig featured in several performances, he got an opportunity to be featured in Dave Matthews music. He performed in the demo and paved way to him joining the group of Dave Matthews Band.

Beauford spent most of his childhood drumming for various bands before joining Dave Matthews Band. After graduating from college, he worked as a drum teacher for some time before joining Dave Matthews Band in 1991.

Beauford has been with Dave Matthews Band ever since, but took two breaks from the band due to personal reasons. The first break lasted for about six months after the death of his son on September 20th, 2001. The second break occurred when he wanted to spend more time with his 3 teenage daughters during their high school years.

Throughout his career with the Dave Matthews Band, Carter Beauford has developed an extraordinary skill for percussion and rhythm that has made him one of America’s most well-known drummers today.

The band’s self-titled debut album was released in 1994, and featured Beauford on drums. The album has sold over 6 million copies worldwide to date.

Dave Matthews Band continued to produce several successful albums in the late 1990s, including “Before These Crowded Streets” in 1998 and “Everyday” in 2001.

Awards & Achievements

Carter Beauford has received many awards and other accolades throughout his career. He has been the recipient of six Grammy Awards, including one for Best Rock Drummer in 2010. He also won the Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll Award for Best Rock Drummer in 2006.

Aside from his awards, Carter Beauford has collaborated with many well-known musicians over the years. His credits include artists such as Sting, Bruce Hornsby, Michael Jackson, David Sanborn, The Dixie Chicks, Elton John, Miranda Lambert and Shania Twain to name a few.

Net Worth & Salary of Carter Beauford in 2024

Carter Beauford Net Worth
Carter Beauford Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of Carter Beauford is $70 Million. This is from the fortunes he has made all through his career from which he is a successful drummer. He makes much of his earnings from concerts he has had together with the Dave Matthews Band. The estimated salary he receives is $353,160.

Carter Beauford is a talented musician and drummer, best known for his work with the Dave Matthews Band. With the Dave Matthews Band, Beauford has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide and won several Awards together with the band. He has been mainly known on his ability to adapt of different genres together with his open-handed and ambidextrous drumming styles.


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