Who is Cara Whitney?

Cara Whitney is better known as the wife of Larry the Cable guy (Daniel Lawrence Whitney). She is a famous radio DJ and a celebrated philanthropist.

In 2009 Cara and Daniel, The Git-R-Done Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on children’s and veterans’ problems. The Git-R-Done Foundation has donated to numerous organizations like The Arnold Palmer Hospital, Operation Homefront, and Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital.

Along with philanthropy, the wife of Daniel Lawrence Whitney has also risen to prominence as a writer. Her literary works have a distinctive feature; she writes children’s books with the nuances of religious views intertwined in those books.

Let’s discover more exciting facts about Cara Whitney.

Cara Whitney Biography
Cara Whitney Biography

Quick Facts

Full NameCara Whitney
NicknameCara
BirthdayApril 1976
Age46 years old
Sun SignAries
TraitsPositive: Energetic, enthusiastic, and passionate  
Negative:  Sassy, jealous, and immature  
BirthplaceSirona, Wisconsin, USA
Currently residingLincoln, Nebraska, USA
NationalityAmerican
ParentsNo information
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseDaniel Lawrence Whitney
ChildrenReagen Whitney (daughter)
Wyatt Whitney (son)
EducationNo information
BooksUnbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm (2018)
Unbridled Faith Devotions for Young Readers (2020)
Fields of Grace: Sharing Faith from the Horse Farm (2021)
Country Soul: Inspiring Stories of Heartache Turned Into Hope (2022)
HobbiesTraveling, Watching movies
Height5 ft 4 inches
ProfessionWriter, Radio DJ, homemaker, and philanthropist
Net worthUSD 2 million
Social mediaNone

Early life and Childhood

Cara Whitney now
Cara Whitney now

Cara Whitney was born in April 1976 in Wisconsin. She grew up on a cattle ranch and loved it.

Her father was a farmer. They had dairy cows and beef cows.

As a kid, she would spend her summers bottle-feeding beef calves. Cara loves riding horses. She loves the countryside.

She was very close to her family. When Cara was five, she was gifted a shetland pony named Black Beauty. She and her parents loved music, including her favorite band, the Beatles.

She loved her job as an RJ and used to make commercials. It is how she met her husband Dan; he was doing Collins on another radio. Their familiar background and the smell of the cattle truck brought them together.

Cara is an avid traveler and has been all around the US, mainly to keep her husband company during his red carpet events and as a hobby. She rarely attends major social events and keeps mostly to herself.

Cara Whitney is also a keen-on moviegoer; Will Smith and Natalie Portman are her favorite actors. Her favorite movies include “I, Robot” and “I Am Legend.”

Relationships

Daniel Lawrence Whitney (Cara Whitney husband)

Cara and her husband, Larry the Cable Guy
Cara and her husband, Larry the Cable Guy

Daniel Lawrence Whitney, better known by his stand-up comedy stage name, Larry the Cable Guy, is the husband of Cara Whitney. Daniel is Aquarius, born on February 17, 1963, in Pawnee City, Nebraska.

He is a stand-up comedian, actor, producer, country music artist, and former radio personality who has starred in movies like Cars (2006), Cars 2 (2011), and Cars 3 (2017). He is also an original member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.

When Cara was working as a DJ in Los Angeles, California, for a brief stint in 2004, she met Larry. They had a lot of things in common, like their upbringing and charitable notions. It led to them being romantically involved.

They dated for a year after that, and on July 3, 2005, they married in an open field in Nebraska. They follow the ideology of “Simple living, high thinking,” and this wedding ceremony shows that.

The couple dressed casually, and the wedding cost only 180 dollars, according to close friends. They have two children; a son, Wyatt Whitney, and a daughter, Raegan Whitney.

Unlike his wife, Larry is very active on social media. However, he mainly promotes his wife’s books or non-profit charitable organizations.

Children

Wyatt Whitney (Son)

Wyatt Whitney is the eldest child of Cara Whitney and Larry. He was born on August 2, 2006. A personal event in her life ignited Cara’s philanthropy as her son was born with hip dysplasia. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children successfully cured it.

After this event, Cara and Larry donated USD 5 million to the hospital for the International Hip Dysplasia Institute to be founded there.

She and Larry later went on to be the founders of the non-profit The Git-R-Done Foundation, which aims to help underprivileged children and war veterans.

Reagan Whitney (Daughter)

Larry the Cable Guy with wife and kids
Larry the Cable Guy with wife, Cara, and kids, Reagan and Wyatt Whitney

Reagan Whitney is the youngest child of Cara Whitney and Larry the Cable Guy. She was born on October 29. 2007. Her star sign is Scorpio. She was named Raegan after the 40th president of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan.

Career

Cara Whitney has worked in different fields throughout her life. Yet, she has done a masterful job of caring for and raising her kids

The firstborn suffered from hip bone dysplasia; Cara’s relentlessness and unconditional love cured him of the condition. 

Cara is a philanthropist along with her husband, Larry the Cable Guy. Her son’s illness, Wyatt, was what surged her passion for charitable events. She has donated hefty amounts for numerous medical research. She is also the co-founder of, The Git-R-Done Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on children’s and veterans’ problems.

Before Cara Whitley met with Larry the Cable Guy, she was a prolific radio host and DJ. She had moved to Los Angeles, California, from her home state of Wisconsin in her prospects of becoming a successful radio DJ.

After meeting with Larry, she had managed to find some success before her venture was cut short, and they decided to move to Nebraska after getting married.

Of late, she has risen to prominence by publishing four books in quick succession. The books are Unbridled Faith: 100 Devotions from the Horse Farm (2018), Unbridled Faith Devotions for Young Readers (2020), Fields of Grace: Sharing Faith from the Horse Farm (2021), and Country Soul: Inspiring Stories of Heartache Turned Into Hope (2022).

Her writing style subtly blends religious ideas in children’s books. So far, the critical response to her books has been quite positive. According to Cara, she will continue to write books similarly as long as the consumers receive them well.

Cara Whitney Net worth

Cara is estimated to have at least USD 2 million net worth. In addition, she has a luxurious house in Arizona, where she resides, worth over USD 1 million.

Besides, her husband, Dan Whitley, is a prominent name in the comic industry in the United States, and his net worth is well over USD 100 million. This revenue is likely shared between the two as Cara runs and hosts some of the podcasts organized by her husband’s radio show.

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