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Carter Beauford Net Worth, Biography & Wiki in 2017

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Carter Beauford net worth:
$65 million

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Carter Beauford Net Worth, Wiki & Biography in 2017

Carter Anthony Beauford was born on 2 November 1957, in Charlottesville, Virginia USA, and is a percussionist and drummer, best known for being one of the founding members of the Dave Matthews Band. He’s become well known for his ambidextrous style and his capability to adapt to a variety of genres. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Carter Beauford? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $65 million, mostly earned through his success in the music industry. He’s been praised many times for his drumming style, and also for singing back-up vocals for the Dave Matthews Band. He’s recognized as one of the greatest drummers of all time, and all of this has ensured the position of his wealth.

Carter Beauford Net Worth $65 million

Carter started gaining an appreciation for the drums at a young age when his father took him to a Buddy Rich concert, because no one was available to babysit him. Afterwards, his father would buy him a tin drum set which fueled his interest in learning the instrument, and subsequently, he would start to perform professionally at the age of nine. According to him, he accidentally became ambidextrous because he practiced in front of the mirror and tried to emulate his favorite drummers by making his reflection look similar to those shown on the television. The result was that he actually performed in reverse and accidentally developed his ambidextrous skills. Later on, he would attend Shenandoah University and would graduate with a degree in Occupational Therapy.

After performing for a few years, Carter formally joined the band Secrets which focused on the jazz fusion genre. He along with LeRoi Moore, Jon D’earth, Butch Taylor, and Tim Reynolds would perform all over Virginia, but Beauford also undertook various jazz performances in several locations with a band called Blue Indigo, which also found some popularity when they were featured at the Delaware Water Gap Jazz Festival. Eventually, Secrets performed at the bar where Dave Matthews worked as a bartender and Dave would approach them with an offer to make music together. This would lead to the formation of the Dave Matthews Band. Carter’s net worth was well established.

Even after the formation and the increasing popularity of the Dave Matthews Band, Carter would still find himself collaborating with other artists. Some of the projects he became a part of had him work with various big names include Carlos Santana, Vertical Horizon, and Victor Wooten. He would eventually win several awards during his career, most notably Modern Drummer’s Award for Best Pop Drummer and Best Recorded Performance.

For his personal life, it is known that Beauford has a daughter from his first marriage. He also has two children from his second marriage to Karen. The family is briefly mentioned in a DVD entitled “The Gorge”. Aside from this, he is known to use a Yamaha Drums custom kit with Zildjian cymbals. His kit is also filled with assorted accessories and percussion including woodblocks. There was originally supposed to be a Yamaha Signature “Carter Beauford” snare drum but it has never been released.

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Hitcher2007writer: "Out of My Hands"
Standing Still2005/IIwriter: "Proudest Monkey"
Dave Matthews Band: The Gorge2004Video documentary writer: "Pig"
The Fighting Temptations2003performer: "I Won't Quit Till I Get Home" / producer: "I Won't Quit Till I Get Home" / writer: "I Won't Quit Till I Get Home"
Dave Matthews Band: The Videos 1994-20012001Video writer: "Too Much"
Dave Matthews Band: Listener Supported1999Video documentary writer: "Rapunzel", "#41", "#36", "Too Much"

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under the Table and Drumming2002Video

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002TV SeriesMusical Guest

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under the Table and Drumming2002Video

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dave Matthews Band: Live at Piedmont Park2007Himself
A Supernatural Evening with Carlos Santana2005TV SpecialHimself
VH1 Storytellers2005TV Series documentary
Live 8: A Worldwide Concert Event Presented by Nokia2005TV SpecialHimself
Dave Matthews Band: Stand Up Take 12005Video shortHimself (as Dave Matthews Band)
Dave Matthews Band: The Gorge2004Video documentaryHimself (Drums & Vocals) (as Dave Matthews Band)
Dave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert2003TV Special documentaryHimself
Elvis Lives2003TV SpecialHimself (as Dave Matthews Band)
Dave Matthews Band: Some Other Stuff2002Video documentaryHimself
Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado2002Video documentaryHimself (Drums, Background Vocals)
Last Call with Carson Daly2002TV SeriesHimself
Under the Table and Drumming2002VideoHimself
Rockin' New Year's Eve 20022001TV SpecialHimself (Dave Matthews Band)
Dave Matthews Band: The Videos 1994-20012001VideoHimself (as Dave Matthews Band)
2001 MTV Movie Awards2001TV Special
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996-2001TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself - Dave Matthews Band
All Access: Front Row. Backstage. Live!2001DocumentaryHimself
Santana: Supernatural Live2000Video documentaryHimself
Dave Matthews Band: Listener Supported1999Video documentaryHimself (as Dave Matthews Band)

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#Fact
1Currently writing scores for television with Butch Taylor while on winter hiatus from the Dave Matthews Band. [December 2003]
2Son Marcus Carrington Beauford born December 2004
3Was a member of the 80s band, Secrets, with Dave Matthews Band pianist Butch Taylor.
4Is a former history teacher.
5Daughter with wife Karen, Nadja Angelique Beauford born October 5th 2001.
6Has a daughter named Brianna Simone from his first marriage.
7Drummer for The Dave Matthews Band


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