Cara Whitney is a farm girl who grew into a radio DJ and author. Though not a new name in the entertainment industry, Cara is best recognized as the other half of a celebrity couple. While it is common knowledge that she is the woman behind the success of popular stand-up comedian and movie star, Larry the Cable Guy, not many are aware that the couple shares much more in common. Here are all the facts you need to know about Larry the Cable Guy’s wife.
Cara Whitney – Bio (Age)
Unlike her statuesque husband who is one of the most memorable
characters in comedy history, Cara Whitney apparently prefers a low key lifestyle. There is no information readily available about her exact birthdate, parents, family background, early life, and education. However, we do know that she is the daughter of a cattle farmer from Wisconsin and was born sometime in 1976.
Cara sprung to the limelight following her marriage to famous comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney, popularly known as Larry the Cable Guy. Though she is best recognized as a celebrity spouse, Cara is also an entertainer and yet another proof that like minds attract. In addition to being a homemaker and the secret behind Larry the Cable Guy’s success, she is also a radio DJ. But it is not just details of her personal life that Cara has kept away from the public but also her professional life. Like the former, there is a dearth of information regarding her career endeavors.
Facts About Larry The Cable Guy’s Wife
- Marriage, Kids
It is no news that Cara Whitney is happily married to her better half Larry the Cable Guy. The couple who has been together for more than a decade share an interesting love journey as mostly shared by her famous husband who is already used to living under the spotlight. Cara and Larry first crossed paths in 2004 while she was working as a DJ in Los Angeles, California. Having discovered that she shared a lot in common with the comedian and self-professed “country kid”, the pair quickly established a romantic connection. A major common interest for the duo was their love for cattle and cattle trucks.
The couple dated for about a year before deciding to step things up a notch. They walked down the aisle on July 3, 2005, in an unusual ceremony held on a Nebraska field. Contrary to popular expectations of a celebrity wedding, Cara and her groom were uniquely and casually dressed on their big day. Their wedding ceremony cost about 180 bucks.
The family-oriented couple has since expanded their small circle. They are proud parents to two children, a son Wyatt Whitney, welcomed on August 2, 2006, and a daughter Reagan Whitney welcomed on October 29, 2007. Reagan was named after former US President Ronald Reagan, who is the famous comedian’s all-time favorite president.
Cara and Larry have apparently found love in each other’s arms as evidenced by Larry’s social media posts. They continue to wax strong together and show no signs to the contrary in the near future. Cara Whitney and her family currently reside in a luxurious home in Arizona with an estimated value of about $3.6 million.
Cara Whitney and Larry are dedicated philanthropists who donate heavily to several causes. Her son Wyatt was born with hip dysplasia and after several consultations, he was effectively cured by doctors at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Consequently, Cara and Larry donated five million dollars to help establish the International Hip Dysplasia Institute at the hospital in 2010. Her husband Larry is a grand patron while her son Wyatt has a Wing named after him in the hospital. Again in 2009, Cara and Larry established a non-profit organization called The Git-R-Done Foundation, a name coined from the comedian’s sensational catchphrase. Among other causes, the foundation is known for aiding veterans and children.
Besides her career as a radio DJ, Cara Whitney has added writer/author to her résumé. The farm girl is the author of a published book Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm, which is a commercial success on various platforms.
- Screen Credits
Besides making appearances on red carpets with her famous husband, Cara Whitney has other screen credits. She has featured on a TV documentary series, Biography, as well as on the popular ABC game show Celebrity Family Feud. While promoting her book, Cara and her hubby were also featured on Fox and Friends.
- Net Worth
Cara Whitney’s career endeavors as a radio DJ and author sure has its financial rewards. Though her exact earnings and net worth are uncertain, we do know she has amassed a sizeable financial portfolio which however isn’t much compared to that of her famous husband. Larry the Cable Guy’s net worth is currently pegged at about $50 million.