Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthNovember 2, 1957
SpouseKaren Beauford
FactDrummer for The Dave Matthews Band


Carter Beauford is an American drummer, best known as a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band. He is considered one of the best drummers of his generation and has won numerous awards for his work with the band.

Beauford was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, on November 2, 1957. His father was a jazz musician and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has two older sisters. Beauford began playing drums at an early age and was influenced by a wide range of music, including jazz, rock, and R&B. He attended the University of Virginia, where he studied music and played in a number of bands.

After graduation, Beauford toured with various artists, including saxophonist Branford Marsalis and singer Chaka Khan. In 1991, he joined the Dave Matthews Band, which quickly became one of the most popular bands in the world. The band has released nine studio albums and has sold over 30 million records. Beauford has won two Grammy Awards for his work with the band.

Beauford is married to his wife, Cheryl, and they have two daughters. He is an avid golfer and enjoys fishing and hunting.

Carter Beauford has an estimated net worth of $25 million. He has earned his fortune through his successful career as a drummer and musician. He has been a member of the Dave Matthews Band for over 25 years and has won two Grammy Awards with the group. The band has sold over 30 million records and continues to be one of the most popular bands in the world. Beauford also earns income through his endorsement deals with companies such as DW Drums and Zildjian Cymbals.

General Info

Full NameCarter Beauford
Date Of BirthNovember 2, 1957
ProfessionComposer, Music Arranger, Percussionist, Drummer, Crash into Me, Where Are You Going, Ants Marching
EducationShenandoah University
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseKaren Beauford
ChildrenNadja Angelique Beauford, Marcus Carrington Beauford, Brianna Simone Beauford, Crash into Me, Where Are You Going, Ants Marching

Accomplishments

Music GroupsDave Matthews Band
MoviesSantana: Supernatural Live, Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field Boulder, Colorado, Making Music with Carter Beauford and Victor Wooten

Social profile links

Facts

#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

Movies

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

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under the Table and Drumming2002Video

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002TV SeriesMusical Guest

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Under the Table and Drumming2002Video

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)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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