Carter Beauford Net Worth: Carter Anthony Beauford is an American drummer, percussionist, and founding member of Dave Matthews Band. He is known for his ability to adapt to a variety of genres, and both his ambidextrous and his open hand drumming styles. He plays the drums and sings backing vocals in the band. Beauford was ranked by a Rolling Stone magazine readers poll in 2010 as the tenth greatest drummer of all time.Carter Beauford is famous for his capability to adjust to many different genres, and both his ambidextrous and his open hand drumming styles, who has a net worth of $65 million.
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Carter Beauford Net Worth 2018 $65 Million
Carter Beauford is a prolific American musician who has a net worth of $65 million. Carter Beauford earned his net worth through his many musical talents as a drummer, percussionist, and composer with many artists and bands, most notably the Dave Matthews Band.
Carter Beauford House & Property (where does Carter Beauford live now?):
$4.5 million estate of Dave Matthews Band drummer Carter Beauford. According to the Zillow.com listing the home features 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, and is 10,288 square feet. The home sits on a massive 140.8 acre stretch of land with its own private pond. The home was built in 2005.
Carter Beauford Luxury Cars:
Beauford Open Tourer: The Beauford is an open Tourer – vintage car, in old English white color, 4-door model, finished in the cream leather interior. The ideal and prestigious car with all the looks of a classic 1930’s era! The hood is well fitted and ensures comfort in bad weather.
Carter Beauford Biography
Carter Beauford is a jazz drummer and percussionist who performs with unmatched dexterity. Born on November 2, 1957, Beauford, a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band was exposed to music right from childhood. He was born to a family that loved music and performed regularly. Though he was exposed to all genres of music while still a child, Beauford was more fascinated with jazz, especially the drumming aspect of it. It was when he was three that his father took Carter with him to a Buddy Rich concert.
His early years were filled with jazz music. He watched many artists performances and vowed to one day be like them. Some of his idols at that time were Tony Williams, Papa Jo Jones and of course, Buddy Rich.
Carter Beauford is known for his unique playing styles. Though a jazz virtuoso, Beauford can easily play other genres like rock, pop, rhythm and blues, country etc. He is highly regarded for his open hand drumming style. In this style, his left-hand leads, as in a traditional right-handed drum set set-up. Beauford explained this unique style by saying that he got it by accident while he was a young boy. He had arranged his drum set in front of a mirror in order to see his performance in order emulate his child hood hero, Buddy Rich, but forgot that a right handed kit would appear as a left handed one in front of a mirror!
Beauford is fondly nicknamed ‘the chewing drummer’ by his peers for typically chewing gum while playing. He has also revealed that he is a student pilot in a special features section on The Gorge DVD. The discussion was videotaped while the band flew in a helicopter over the Gorge Amphitheater.
The 55-year-old was born in Charlottesville, Virginia in the United States on 2 November 1957 and is currently married to Karen Beauford. His career started at a very early age (3 years) when his father took him to a Buddy Rich concert and later bought him a tiny paper head drum set. He had his first professional gig at the age of nine with a Jazz-fusion outfit, which was led by an associate of John Coltrane, Big Nick Nicholas. He also has a degree from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia for Occupational Therapy.
- Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2003 – Best Pop Drummer
- Modern Drummer Readers Poll 2003 – Best Recorded Performance: Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field, Boulder, Colorado
Beauford has a grown daughter from his first marriage. Having married a second time, he also now has two young children. Beauford discusses his family briefly while riding with the band in a helicopter over The Gorge Amphitheatre in their DVD The Gorge, in the “special features” section, when he was a teen.
Bio Data of Carter Beauford:
|Birth date:||November 2, 1957|
|Birth place:||Charlottesville, Virginia, United States|
|Height:||5′ 10″ (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Drummer, Musician, Composer, Music Arranger, Percussionist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Children:||Nadja Angelique Beauford, Marcus Carrington Beauford, Brianna Simone Beauford|
|Music groups:||Dave Matthews Band|
|Movies:||Santana: Supernatural Live, Dave Matthews Band: Live at Folsom Field Boulder, Colorado, Making Music with Carter Beauford and Victor Wooten|