Carole Crist Biography

The successful businesswoman, Carole Crist is the former wife of U.S. Representative and one-term Florida Governor Charlie Crist. Carole devoted her service as First Lady of Florida from 12th December 2008 to 4th January 2011. She is a courageous and powerful woman alive.

Early Life

The talented entrepreneur Carole Crist was born on 20th October 1969 in beautiful city Roslyn, New York, the United States to father Robert Oumano, who was the president of the Franco-American Novelty company, a family-owned company in the novelties business. The company was based in Glendale, Queens, and was set up in 1910.

She grew up with her sister Michele Oumano Powell. However, after her beloved father’s demise, Crist took over the business and lead it to heights. Carole attended and got graduated from Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University and earned her qualification with a degree in accounting. There is not much information disclosed regarding her further studies.

Carole Crist Career

After her father died in 2000, Carole took the charge and ran Franco-American Novelty for the next six years. She tried to be innovative and creative with the basics of the company and changed the main focus to more figure-flattering, high-fashion costumes. After all these years of hard work she led the company to the top and in 2006, she handed over the control to her sister. Later in January 2013, she resigned from her management position. Being an entrepreneur, she never gave up on being creative and always tried to focus on the good.

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However, in 2012, Crist started her own new Halloween Costume business, L.L.C., which she later sold in early 2017. Being a famous personality, she always stayed down to earth and never bragged about her position. Carole played an iDuring her husband’s 2016 campaign for congress, Crist served as acting campaign director and played a significant role in fundraising. Currently, she serves as a founder and CEO of CLC Global Advisors, a Philanthropic and Entrepreneurial venture focused on impact investing. As a highly experienced political strategist and businesswoman, Carole and her team of global experts work with the selected group of clients focusing on more opportunities.

Carole Crist Biography

Real Name Carole Crist
Birth Date 20 October 1969
Age (as of 2021) 51 Years
Birth Place Roslyn, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Businesswoman
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Libra

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 65 kg  –  in Pounds –  143 lbs
Body Measurements 34-26-36
Bra Size 32C
Waist Size 26
Hips Size 36
Shoe Size 7.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim


Father Robert Oumano
Mother Not Known
Sister Michele Oumano Powell
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College Georgetown University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? No
Husband? Charlie Crist
Children Two
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Personal Life

In 1993, Carole got married to Todd Rome and had two kids. However, it didn’t work out, so they filed a divorce and got separated. Later, on 12th December 2008, she got married to Charlie Crist at St. Peterburg’s First United Methodist Church. But unfortunately, after nine years of marriage, in February 2017, Charlie filed for divorce from Carole and got separated. She presently resides in Fisher Island, Florida.

Carole Crist Net Worth

The talented businesswoman is still on her journey to become the best of the rest and is expecting more. She became a successful entrepreneur, which she always dreamt of. She has been able to gather a decent amount of wealth over these years. Crist has an estimated net worth of $5 million and her annual salary is under review. She amassed her wealth mostly from the income she makes from her professional career.


  • After graduating, Crist co-founded Blue Star Jets, a pioneer of private jet chattering within the airline industry.
  • Crist showed strong leadership in her role as a First Lady, working with the governor’s administration as the state weathered the 2008 Financial Recession and the Gulf oil spill.
  • She changed the focus of her father’s company by coining the slogan ‘Where Fashion Meets Halloween’ and led it to heights.
  • She has appeared in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, POLITICO, MarketWatch, among other national publications.

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