Carter Oosterhouse Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, Children, Height, TLC series

Carter Oosterhouse Biography

Carter Oosterhouse is an American television personality and former model. Oosterhouse has hosted several home repair and how-to television shows after initially becoming well-known to the public as a carpenter on the TLC series Trading Spaces.


How old is Carter Oosterhouse? – Age

He is 45 years old as of 19 September 2021. He was born in 1976 in Traverse City, Michigan, United States. His real name is Carter Nicholas Oosterhouse.

Carter Oosterhouse Family – Education

He together with his three siblings; Todd Oosterhouse, Sienna Penick, and Tyler Oosterhouse were born to Roland Oosterhouse and Mary López. He continued to work in carpentry and construction throughout school following in the footsteps of his older brothers, Todd and Tyler, who are also carpenters. He went to the Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools for his official schooling. Oosterhouse graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.A. in communication and nutrition.

Who is Carter Oosterhouse Wife? – Siblings

On September 10, 2011, in Traverse City, Michigan, Oosterhouse wed actress Amy Smart. On December 26, 2016, they had Flora Oosterhouse, their first child, through surrogacy.

How tall is Carter Oosterhouse? – Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches(1.87 m).

Carter Oosterhouse Modeling

He serves as the spokesperson for Nautica’s Voyage for Men fragrance. Oosterhouse has previously posed for print advertisements for brands like Miller Light, Hewlett-Packard, Nivea, and Lincoln. Additionally, he has also been featured in television commercials for brands like Rooms To Go, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Nivea, Treasure Island in Las Vegas, Bud Light, and the M3Power razor from Gillette.

How much does Carter Oosterhouse make?

A house in Beverly Hills, California, cost Amy and Carter $2.5 million to purchase in 2012. This house was placed for sale in 2017 for $3.8 million and sold for $3.45 million a short time later.

Carter Oosterhouse’s Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $8 Million.

Carter Oosterhouse and his wife Amy Smart 's Photo
Carter Oosterhouse and his wife Amy Smart ‘s Photo

Carter Oosterhouse Career

In its “Sexiest Man Alive” issue, People magazine named him one of the “Sexiest Men on TV.” Additionally, the TV Guide Channel, Inside TV, and CosmoGirl all ranked him one of the hottest men on television. In addition, he has been highlighted in a number of magazines, including Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Everyday with Rachael Ray, US Weekly, OK Weekly, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and LA Confidential.

Oosterhouse joined the fourth season of Trading Spaces on TLC in 2003. In that same year, TLC also added the spin-offs Trading Spaces: Family and Trading Spaces: Boys V. Girls to their programs, which provided Oosterhouse the opportunity to engage with youngsters.

Oosterhouse moved to Los Angeles after graduating from college in order to pursue a career in cinema and television. He served as a production assistant and tape coordinator for the Project Greenlight in LA. Oosterhouse joined the group of Trading Spaces in their fourth season after being cast in an audition for a new TLC program. In a 2004 episode of CBS Sunday Morning in New York, Oosterhouse helped commentator Andy Rooney redesign correspondent Bill Geist’s workspace.

In 2005, Oosterhouse was a contributor to NBC’s show Three Wishes, a primetime unscripted series with Amy Grant, in which Oosterhouse visited tiny towns across America to help wishes come true. For shows including Rachael Ray, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, CNN, Entertainment Tonight, and Extra, he has appeared as an expert.

Carter Can, a home improvement program debuting on HGTV on October 4, and The Inside Job, a DIY Network behind-the-scenes look at Carter Can that would provide homeowners with information to take away, were both launched by Oosterhouse in the fall of 2007. Oosterhouse promotes eco-friendly products for earth-friendly living on Red Hot & Green, a second show that Nicole Facciuto and Nicole Facciuto joined the HGTV network in early 2008.

Oosterhouse served as the host of the HGTV network program “Million Dollar Rooms” in 2012, which highlighted the opulent and outlandish elements of some of the most intricately constructed mansions. 2015 saw Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak take up hosting duties for the ABC reality program “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” In 2016 through 2021, he returned for the ensuing holiday seasons.