Carter was born in 1947 in Portsmouth, Va., the eldest child of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. Raised in Georgia, he maintains a soft drawl and a close bond with his father, the 39th president, who served from 1977 to 1981. Carter, and his wife, Elizabeth, have lived in Las Vegas since 2003, operating the investment consulting firm Carter Global. The couple has been married since 1992 and lived for several years in Bermuda and Chicago before settling in Las Vegas and buying a condominium. They attend the Summerlin Community Baptist Church.