Lynda Carter, whose actual name is Linda Jean Córdova Carter, is a multi-talented actress, singer, model, songwriter and winner of the Miss World crown in the year of 1972. She took birth on July 24, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America. Her parents' names are Colby and Juanita. At the tender age of five, Carter showcased her talent to the world on Talent Show. While studying in high school, she was part of a music band named Just Us.
At sixteen, she changed group and joined The Relatives. Her co-members were Carter's cousins. Lizzy went to Arizona State University, where she won the title of Most Talented in a poll. She felt confident after receiving it and decided to drop out of college to devote all her time to singing. She performed with The Garfin Gathering at hotels and family gatherings. In 1972, she returned to her hometown and participated in its beauty content.
She won and then went on to win Miss World USA. She enrolled herself in an acting school to sharpen her abilities. In 1974, she bagged a one-episode role in Roots of Anger. It paved the way for several offers like Starsky and Hutch,
Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess and much more. Her portrayal of Wonder Woman was so successful that DC Direct, a toy company, released a thirteen-inch figurine of Lynda in her costume.
She also featured in DC Comics' publication, named Fifty Who Made DC Great. In 1978, International Academy of Beauty and the British Press Organization voted Lynda as the Most Beautiful Woman in the World. She also signed a contract with Maybelline and appeared in a commercial of Diet 7Up. Lynda also recorded her album named Portrait. She not only sang but also wrote some of the lyrics of the songs. Lynda has also established a production company titled, Potomac Productions.
She married Ron Samuels, a talent agent, in 1977 but their marriage couldn't survive the test of time, and they divorced each other in 1982. Two years after her first divorce, she got hitched to Robert A. Altman, an attorney with Washington, D.C., and left her thriving career in Hollywood to be with him. Lynda gave birth to two children christened Jessica and James. She suffered from alcoholism and had to admit herself to a rehabilitation clinic to turn sober. Lynda is the recipient of The Gracie Awards' Lifetime Achievement Award.