About Jimmy CarterJames Earl Carter, better known as Jimmy Carter, is a prominent American politician, who served as a President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and the laureate of Nobel Peace Prize. The path that led Carter to the White House was quite colorful. Before becoming a politician he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and took care of the peanut farm. Jimmy’s political career took off as he was elected to the position of Georgia State Senator. In 1971 he became the Governor of Georgia. Among his most significant presidential achievements in foreign policy are Camp David Accords, Panama Canal Treaties and returning of the Panama Canal Zone to the control of Panama. In 1981 Carter ran for reelection, but lost for the Republican candidate Ronald Reagan. Jimmy Carter net worth is currently estimated at $5 million dollars.
James was born in Georgia, in a family of Bessie Lillian Gordy and James Earl Carter.