Carter Jenkins is a prominent young actor in Hollywood who is recognized and appreciated for his work on film and television. He has played leading and supporting roles in movies such as Valentine’s Day, Keeping Up with the Steins, Struck by Lightning, and Aliens in the Attic. He has garnered attention for himself in the industry and beyond, winning the loyalties of fans and followers from across the continents. Carter’s fame is further buoyed by his successful career on television which includes notable projects such as Viva Laughlin, Scrubs, CSI: NY, The Following, and Famous in Love.
In addition to his booming acting career, Carter Jenkins is also famous for having dated the actress and singer Miley Cyrus. Their relationship lasted a while and brought a lot of attention his way. People wanted to know more about the man the Hannah Montana star was spending her time with and cuddling up to. As a result, he was thrust further into the glare of the spotlight and has managed to hold down a spot there since.
Early Years and Career
The actor was born on September 4, 1991, in Tampa, Florida. He is the youngest of three children born to his parents, Eric and Mary Jenkins. His older brother is named Renneker Jenkins while his sister is named Tiffany Jenkins. He and his siblings were raised in the Jewish faith and spent their early childhood years in Carrollwood Florida. Carter completed his basic education at Independent Day School.
He took an interest in performance from an early age, so he began performing in local plays and auditioning for commercials. His family uprooted their life in Florida to move to Los Angeles when he was 10, so he could chase his dream of becoming an actor. After a number of small and uncredited roles, he eventually finds his way to playing leading roles in television series such as Surface, and Viva Laughlin while also guest starring in several others.
Carter’s career flourished with time and he was able to land bigger and better roles even on the big screen. He featured in the 2009 movie Aliens in the Attic, which became a career-defining opportunity for the young actor. This led to him starring alongside Emma Roberts in Valentine’s Day, a romantic comedy that was commercially successful. He then went on to appear in Struck by Lightning, Nightlight, and Summer of 8.
Movies and TV Shows
Through the course of his career, Carter Jenkins has starred in a myriad of roles on film and television, which have helped to spread his fame and enlarged his acting portfolio. He made his debut film appearance in 2005 with the movie Bad News Bears, followed by Think Tank, Keeping Up with the Steins, Arcadia Lost, Aliens in the Attic, The Nevsky Project, and Valentine’s Day. You might also recognize him by the characters he embodied in Struck by Lightning, Drink, A Light Beneath Their Feet, Life Life in in, Space Space, Circle, Nightlight, Heavy Water, and Summer of 8.
On television, Carter has starred in the series Without a Trace, Run of the House, Joint Custody, The Bernie Mac Show, and Scrubs. He has also given his talents to several roles in Unfabulous, Scrubs, Everwood, CSI: Miami, Oliver Beene, The 4400, Lie to Me, Surface, Life is Ruff, and House. Carter’s other notable television appearances include Lost, CSI: NY, Mad Men, Chosen, Aquarius, The Following, Sweet/Vicious, Any Tom, Dick, or Harry, and his most recent project Famous in Love in which he played the lead protagonist Rainer Devon.
Who is Carter Jenkins’ Girlfriend?
Thanks to his impeccable good looks and charming personality, Carter Jenkins has had his fair share of romantic attention. He has dated a couple of his fellow stars in the past including Miley Cyrus. The actor is not single at the moment, as he is in a committed relationship with his longtime girlfriend Sierra Swartz, a fashion model.
The couple regularly shares pictures of themselves together on their social media accounts, and they are regularly pictured hanging out together. Sierra accompanies Carter to events and other important functions, and they seem to be genuinely happy together. Neither of them has been rumored to be cheating, and if all keeps going well, wedding bells might just be ringing in the near future.