10 facts about Carter Oosterhouse’s Wife Amy Smart

Amy Smart

Amy Smart is the actress wife of TV personality and model, Carter Oosterhouse –best known for his home improvement and how-to television shows.

Amy’s hunky hubby has fallen to the wave of sexual misconduct allegations that’s currently sweeping entertainers and politicians alike. The HGTV host and star of TLC’s Trading Spaces, allegedly coerced former makeup artist, Kailey Kaminsky into performing repeated oral sex acts during the show’s production.


Carter is currently and happily married to wife, Amy Smart, will she remain by his side following the shocking revelations? Get to know her better in her top ten facts below.

Amy Smart

#1 She is a California native

She was born Amy Lysle Smart on March 26, 1976 in Los Angeles California to parents Judy Lysle and John Boden Smart.

#2 She began her career as a fashion model

Amy who also studied ballet for 10-years began her career modeling in Italy. Back in Los Angeles she began taking acting classes and landed her first role with director Martin Kunert’s film Campfire Tales.

#3 She appeared on a music video

Amy Smart appeared in the video for The Lemonheads’ It’s About Time in 1993. After that she landed her first acting role.

#4 She’s worked with renowned actors

Amy whose credits include Road Trip, Rat Race, Starsky & Hutch and The Butterfly Effect co-starred with Ryan Reynolds in the romantic comedy film Just Friends in 2005. Most recent work includes the 2016 short film, All the Way To The Ocean.

#5 She’s also had several TV roles

Smart played a recurring character on the series Felicity from 1999 to 2001 – Ruby, a former girlfriend of Scott Foley’s character. In the early 2000’s she player Jamie Moyer – J.D.’s love interests, in the sitcom Scrubs. Most recently she played Jasmine Hollander in the Showtime comedy-drama Shameless.

#6 She has been a married woman for years now

The couple tied the knot on September 10, 2011, in Traverse City, Michigan. The two met after they worked on an environmental project together.

#7 Amy is a proud mother

Amy and her husband of six-years welcomed daughter Flora nearly a year ago. Flora was born via surrogate in December 2016.

#8 Her husband denies the accusations

The HGTV star said in a statement he “had an intimate relationship with Kailey years ago and it was 100% mutual and consensual. In no way did I ever feel, nor was it ever indicated to me, that Kailey was uncomfortable during out intimate relationship. I would have never done anything that I was not sure was mutually agreeable.”

#9 Amy’s husband didn’t cheat because it was before they were married

The alleged sexual misconduct took place nine-years ago when Kaminski worked with Oosterhouse as his makeup artist in 2008. He and Amy tied the knot three years after.

#10 She is active on social media

With over 58K followers on Instagram, Amy often uploads images of her happy life alongside her baby daughter, friends and now disgraced husband.