Meet Dora Kennison and Wilford Carter the parents of April Carter the star of TLC’s hit show 90 Day Fiance. Who are her folks? Are they still together? What do they do for a living?
The answer to all these questions unfolds as this article proceeds.
90 Day Fiance: Who Are April Carter Parents?
April Carter who is the star of 90 Day Fiance is the daughter of Dora Kennison and Wilford Carter. From here on we’ll unfold information about her folks from hereon.
So, keep scrolling down to learn more about April’s parents.
Meet Dora Kennison, April Carter Mother
Dora Kennison is the mother of April Carter.
Dora was born to Ida Babineaux Kennison and Eddie Kennison Sr. of Lake Charles, Louisiana. One of her sisters Gloria Dell Kennison who was born on 18 November 1951 died on 5 August 2018.
Gloria worked as My Choice Representative at L’Auberge du Lac Casino Resort for 10 years until her retirement. She also worked as an Office Administrator at the Wellness Management Medical and Chiropractic Center until her death.
The other siblings of Dora are Jeanette Robinson of Dallas Texas, Bernadette Kennison of Arlington, Texas, and Margaret Kennison Jack, who has also passed away.
On Mother’s Day April wished her mother, “What’s understood don’t need to be explained. Happy Mother’s Day to my beautiful mother, sisters, and all of the wonderful mothers.”
Dora Kennison Age
Reportedly born in 1947, Dora Kennison is 75 years old.
Dora Kennison Job
According to Dora Kennison’s LinkedIn, she had 36 years old teaching. She states in her bio, “It was always fun for me. Children are not bad as some people say. They are different. They change with society. I am now retiring in May 2015. I will miss teaching my babies, but I look forward to being retired.”
Dora worked at Calcasieu Parish School Board starting in 1975. She attended
Is Dora Kennison On Instagram?
No, Dora Kennison is not on Instagram. You can find her on Facebook (@dora.kennison.5 & @dora.kennison).
Meet Wilford Carter, April Carter Father
Wilford Dean Carter is the father of April Carter. He is the son of J. B. Carter and Arine “Ella Mae” Victorian Carter. Wilford’s parents were married for 51 years.
His father was born on 27 April 1927 was born in Church Point, Louisiana to Norris and Mathilda Mayfield Carter.
Wilford began his successful career in paint and body as a young man, having worked for Watts-Pumpelly Volkswagen, Cagle Chevrolet, and Shetler Lincoln Mercury. He was a proud member of Cornerstone Masonic Lodge #229 for sixty-five years. He was also a member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church for over seventy years and Sacred Heart Catholic Church which he began attending when courting his “Ella Mae”.
J.B. died on 2 December 2017. Some of his uncles and aunts are Eddie Carter (Elizabeth), Shirley Dejean, Alice Zachary (Andrew), D.W. Carter (Willie), Nancy Carter, Rev. Joshua Hanchett (Sherry), Mark Carter, and David Carter (Tamika).
Wilford Carter Age
Born in October 1947, Wilford Carter turned 75 years old in 2022.
Wilford Carter Job
Wilford Carter is a Representative for District 34 in the Louisiana House of Representatives. His first day in office was January 13th, 2020. He will be out of the office on January 8, 2024.
In order to represent District 34 in the Louisiana House of Representatives, Wilford ran for office. On November 16, 2019, he was elected in the general election. In 2015, Carter ran as a Democrat for the Louisiana House of Representatives District 34. Carter served as a judge in Louisiana’s Calcasieu Parish’s 14th Judicial District (Division F). He was initially elected to this position on October 3, 1992, and he assumed office in 1993. On November 1, 2013, he announced his retirement.
Wilford is stepping down from the bench after 21 years so that he can resume his law business, which he placed on hiatus many years ago. At his retirement celebration held in the jury pool chamber of the Calcasieu Judicial Center, a sizable crowd thanked the judge, who was frequently contentious, for his public service and for consistently standing up for his convictions. Standing ovations welcomed Carter as he arrived at the celebration in his honor, where speakers recounted memories and anecdotes.
Wilford attended Washington High School. For college, he attended McNeese State University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Southern University Law School, and the United States Army Security Agency.
Is Wilford Carter On Instagram?
No, Wilford Carter is not on Instagram. However, he is on Facebook (@wilforddan.carter).
Are April Carter Parents Still Together?
No, April Carter’s parents are no longer together. According to her dad’s Facebook, he is currently single.
Where Do April Carter Parents Reside?
April Carter’s parents are currently living in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
How Many Kids Do April Carter Parents Have?
Besides April, Wilford and Dora Kennison had other two daughters. One is named Shawntel Willis. Born in May 1977, Shawntel is 45 years old. She is currently married to her husband Stafford Willis. Meet Shawntel on IG and FB.
The other daughter is named Melanie Jackson. Melanie was born in February 1970. She is working as a Chief Financial Officer at Imperial Calcasieu Human Services Authority. Talking about education, Accountancy at Southern University and Washington / Marion Magnet High School.
She has been married to her partner Shannon Jackson since 30 March 2002.