Other entertainers in her family include actor James Mitchum her nephew, actress Trini Mitchum her niece, actor Bentley Mitchum her brother and her great-grandparents, actor John Mitchum and actress Julie Mitchum.
Carrie's children Cappy Van Dien (her son) and Grace Van Dien (her daughter) have also entered the entertainment industry. They began their careers at the age of 12 for Cappy and at the age of 9 for Grace.
Her grandparents are actress Dorothy Mitchum and former actor Robert Mitchum.
Carrie's parents are Christopher and Cindy Mitchum.