With great power comes great responsibility. So also marriage to a celebrity comes with intense media attention. This is the reality everyone who has been married to a famous personality has come to learn, and that includes Cara Whitney who is married to Daniel Lawrence Whitney who is more popularly known as Larry the Cable Guy.
On her own, Cara Whitney found her place professionally as a radio DJ but is most prominently known as the wife of the Cars man who voiced one of the favourite characters in the franchise, Mater. The couple has been married since 2005, well before Daniel Lawrence became a recognizable name in the media. Learn more about Cara Whitney and her relationship with her husband below.
Who is Cara Whitney?
Unlike her husband, you are less likely to find a lot of information regarding the background and life of Cara Whitney. Despite being the wife of one of the voices of a famous character in the Cars franchise, she has been able to maintain a reserved and private life amidst the curiosity about her.
Available information about Cara shows that she was born in 1976 somewhere in Wisconsin. Any information regarding her education or siblings is very much unknown at this time. We however know she was born to a father who was a cattle farmer. Until she met Larry the Cable Guy, she lived outside the spotlight, even as a radio DJ.
Professionally, Cara Whitney shares something with her husband, using her voice to make money and she does this by being a radio DJ. Ever since she met Larry the Cable Guy, her popularity has risen, and she has appeared on several red-carpet events.
Outside of being a DJ, Cara Whitney is also an author who has written and published the book, Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm. The book is highly rated on two of the major literature platforms – 4.6/5 on Goodreads and 4.3/5 on Barnes & Noble.
As part of her status as the wife of Larry the Cable Guy, she has appeared on Celebrity Family Feud and a television documentary series, Biography. In promotion of her book, she has appeared on the Fox News Network show, Fox and Friends to promote her book along with her husband.
Relationship with Larry the Cable Guy
How do celebrities meet their partners? This is something we all tend to wonder about. While it might be very obvious how two famous people could meet, when it is one famous person and a regular person, there is an intrigue that surrounds the first meeting.
In the case of Cara Whitney, she met Larry the Cable Guy in Los Angeles, California. At the time, she was a radio DJ and Larry the Cable Guy was still finding his feet in the industry. Larry had some work to do in Los Angeles at the time and through fate, he met Cara. Within their first conversation, their compatibility showed, with both of them revealing their strange affection for the smell of cattle trucks.
In a way, that shared affection has been the definition of their relationship, which led them to the altar on the 3rd of July, 2005 after they had dated for about a year. As usual, they have dealt with their share of ups and downs as a couple but have remained strong for well over a decade.
In that time, they have experienced growth in their various chosen careers and have given birth to two children – Wyatt Whitney who was born on the 2nd of August, 2006 and Reagan Whitney who was born on the 29th of October, 2007.
Cara Whitney currently resides in Arizona along with her family in a luxurious house worth an estimated $3.6 million.
Other Facts About Her
- Her wedding with Larry the Cable Guy cost just $180. It was done on a cattle field in Nebraska and they were dressed in home clothing.
- Their son, Wyatt was diagnosed with hip dysplasia after a few days of being born and had to be fitted with a harness to cure the effects of the diseases.
- Cara Whitney and her husband, Daniel Lawrence Whitney established a non-profit organization named The Git-R-Done Foundation which is dedicated to children and veterans suffering from hip dysplasia.